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Peoria Education Foundation Awards Over $52,000 in Student Scholarships

The Peoria Education Foundation awarded more than $52,000 in scholarships to Peoria Unified seniors, class of 2022.


The Peoria Education Foundation awards various scholarships for high school seniors in the following categories: The Against All Odds Scholarship recognizes Peoria Unified high school seniors who have overcome adversity and tremendous obstacles to successfully complete their graduation requirements and plan to continue their education. The Community Service Scholarship recognizes students who demonstrate a strong commitment to the community and excel academically. Each student who has been awarded this scholarship completed more than 100 hours of community service. The Joseph McCord Memorial Scholarship is designed to honor high school students with a passion for history who plan to continue their post-secondary education. The Dr. Santarelli Leadership Scholarship honors the achievements of graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated excellence in leadership throughout their high school career.

Scholarship recipients will be recognized at a scholarship reception at Cactus High School on Tuesday, April 5.