Three More 209 Together Scholarships For Proviso Students

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The organization 209 Together awarded $14,000 in college scholarships this year. | Courtesy Jeremy Horn

Three Proviso High School District 209 students received scholarships to benefit their schooling beyond high school, thanks to community support of 209 Together’s “Great Chefs: Recipes for Success” fundraiser. 

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Community Rallies To Keep East Grad In College

Friday, January 11, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Kiana Walker works tow jobs, but it wasn’t enough to keep her in school. | Photo provided

Kiana Walker spent the holidays this year working as a life skills trainer at Restorative Rehab Service in Carbondale, a firm that helps those suffering from neurological trauma live independently and develop life skills. When she wasn’t working at the rehabilitation firm, she was working as a cashier at Party City. But it wasn’t enough.

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