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April 04, 2012

Chicago Federation of Labor announces 2012 scholarship award recipients

Ten graduating high school seniors chosen to receive annual scholarship award to help working families meet the rising cost of higher education

The Chicago Federation of Labor today announced the winners of the 2012 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Awards. The ten recipients are either members or children of members of affiliated local unions graduating from a local high school this spring.

Academic Competition:

Philippe Chlenski (SEIU Healthcare IL/IN)

Henry Euhus (UFCW Local 881)

Kristen Ivkovic (Ironworkers Local 1)

Eleanoar Kirk (Chicago Federation of Musicians Local 10-208)

Sean Nolan (Carpenters Local 74-L)                    

Random Drawing:

Lauren Capizzi (AFT Local 943)

Brendan Flaherty (IBEW Local 134)

Talaya Pinkney (SEIU Local 1)

Christian Ramirez (Carpenters Local 13)

Megan Ryan (Chicago Fire Fighters Local 2)

Recipients will be honored at a special ceremony at the Chicago Federation of Labor headquarters later this spring.  Thanks to everyone who applied and best of luck to everyone in the Class of 2012!