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209 Together Scholars Share Stories Of Perseverance

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

In her junior year at Proviso Math and Science Academy, Michelle Munoz, 18, was dealt a devastating blow — her father died. And during her junior year in high school, Munoz’s mother was diagnosed with a series of benign tumors.

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Maywood Chamber Awards Scholarships To College Bound Students

Friday, May 17, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Maywood Chamber of Commerce Chairman Tom Engoren and Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins pose with scholarship winners at Meal of the Day Cafe in Maywood on May 15. | Shanel Romain

Just a year ago, Leidy Rivas, 18, was living alone in Guatemala. Now she’s poised to attend Triton College in the fall.

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