2016 Recipients of the
Robert L Facker Memorial Scholarship at Illinois Central College, the
Anthony Montefusco Sr. Scholarship, and the John and Anna Venzon Scholarship at Bradley University


2016 winners from Left to Right: President Sara Schlueter, Erin Dean, Mecquel Lowe, Leslie Smith, Samantha Hanley, Jacob Tuttle, Mario Jordon Bartolo, Scholarship Chairman Don Castelli (not pictured: Elliott Smith, & Sofia Jordan Bartolo)

Robert L. Facker Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Mecquel Lowe, a graduate of Dunlap H.S., is the daughter of Renee and David Gregory. She is a freshman at ICC taking college transfer courses and pursuing an Asociates in Arts Degree.

Anthony Montefusco Sr. Scholarship Recipients

Erin Dean, a 2016 graduate of Brimfield H.S., is the daughter of members Stephanie and Christopher Dean. She will be a freshman at ICC majoring in criminal justice/general education.

Leslie Smith, a graduate of Peoria Notre Dame H.S., is the daughter of Shelly and Dan Smith. She will be a sophomore at Creighton University majoring in accounting. Leslie's grandmother is member Ethel Coletta.

Elliot Smith, a graduate of Peoria Notre Dame H.S., is the son of Shelly and Dan Smith. He will be a senior at the University of Iowa majoring in accounting. Elliot's grandmother is member Ethel Coletta.

Sofia Jordan Bartolo, a graduate of Valley H.S. in West Des Moines, Iowa, is the daughter of Kay Bartolo and Andres Jordan. She will be a sophomore at Iowa State University majoring in computer science. Sofia's grandmother is member Kathie Bartolo.

Mario Jordan Bartolo, a graduate of Valley H.S. in West Des Moines, Iowa, is the son of Kay Bartolo and Andres Jordan. He will be a freshman at Grinnell College majoring in music and math. Mario's grandmother is member Kathie Bartolo.

John and Anna Venzon Scholarship at Bradley University

Samantha Hanley, a graduate of Peoria Notre Dame H.S., is the daughter of Susan and Andrew Hanley. She will be a senior at Bradley majoring in psychology.

Italian-American Society of Peoria Scholarship at Eureka College

Jacob Tuttle, was home schooled in Trivoli by his parents Susan and David Tuttle. He attended ICC and next year will be a senior at Eureka College majoring in business administration.