ARIANA

Graduated from Bolingbrook High School, Class of 2020. She will be attending University of Wisconsin Madison this fall and will major in Biology. She was awarded a full tuition Powers/Knapp Schol Scholarship valued at $36,805 a year.

ALEX 

Graduated from Hinsdale South High School Class of 2020. He will be attending Arizona State in the fall and will major in Supply Chain Management. Arizona State awarded Alex $8,500 in financial and merit aid. He was also awarded  the Frances Hess scholarship rewarding him an additional $4,750 per year for 4 years. 

JOSEPH

Graduated from Bolingbrook High School class of 2020. He will be attending DePaul University this fall and will major in Business Management. He was awarded the DePaul Scholars Grant from Depaul University valued at $35,000 a year. 

ASH 

Graduated from Hinsdale South High School, Class of 2020. He will be attending Illinois State University this fall and will major in Political Science. He was awarded a full tuition scholarship from Illinois State University, valued at $18,000 a year.

ANAHI

Graduated from Proviso East High School in 2019, she is attending the University of Illinois, Chicago, IL. Anahi was awarded over $23,000.00 of grant scholarships from the school annually, she also qualified for and won the Ruth Schoenbeck scholarship from Proviso East High School in the amount of $10,000.00 annually. She will be living on campus and is an Engineering major and most importantly will be graduating debt-free.

SONALI
Graduated from Proviso West High School in 2018 and is currently enrolled at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL.  She was awarded the American Dream scholarship, Peter Troost foundation scholarship, Gottlieb memorial hospital scholarship & the village of Berkeley scholarship - all together totally $24,500/year.  Sonali is a sophomore, majoring in Chemistry, involved in Student Government and numerous other college organizations. She is conducting research in the field of biology and chemistry. Sonali is paying it forward by volunteering to be a peer mentor for the Class of 2020 Proviso West High School Green Halo Scholars!

ISIAH

Graduated from Hinsdale South High School Class of 2020. He will be attending University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign this fall. He will be an Engineering major. He was awarded the Illinois Promise scholarship valued at 

$34,000 a year.

AMBER

Graduated from Hinsdale South High School Class of 2020. She will be attending Southern Illinois University this fall and will be following a Pre-Medicine track. She was awarded a full tuition Chancellor Scholarship by Southern Illinois University valued at $17,000 a year. 

JENNIFER 

Graduated from Proviso West High School Class of 2020. She will be attending Western Illinois University this fall and will major in Forensic Criminology. She was awarded the renewable Peter Troost Scholarship Award, $1,000 a year.

KIM
Graduated from Proviso East High School in 2020. She will be attending the University of Dayton in the fall and will major in Computer Science with a minor of Political Science. The University of Dayton awarded her a full tuition scholarship valued at $48,000. She also received the Ruth Shoenbeck renewable scholarship awarding $10,000 a year.

CHRISTIAN

Graduated from Proviso East High School in 2019 and began attending Bradley University, Peoria, IL in the fall of 2019. He is able to go to Bradley after being awarded $42,000.00 in school scholarships, merit aid and will participate in the work-study program. This will keep his financial gap below $3,500.00 annually, which he will be paying off with his own savings. He will be studying physics and hopes to one day become a professor or astrophysicist.

VERONICA
Graduated from Proviso West High school in 2018 and is enrolled at Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL majoring in Criminal Justice. She was awarded the Peter Troost Scholarship for a total of $5,500 over four years. Green Halo assisted in every facet of the college application process including but not limited to FAFSA completion and scholarship applications. She was able to fulfill her dream of “going away” to college because of the scholarship, financial aid and institutional aid she earned through her hard work.

LEAH

This Fall, Leah will attend Indiana State University and study Biology. She was awarded the 2020 Betty McMurray Scholarship from Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, valued at $1,000 a year for four years. She also received over $6,000 a year in academic scholarships from Indiana State.

HELEA

Graduated from Proviso Math and Science and will be attending the University of Illinois, Champaign and will be studying biology/pre-med. She was awarded the “Illinois Commitment” which covers full tuition, over $17,000 each year  for four years.

SARAH

Graduated from Hinsdale South High School Class of 2020. She will be attending University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign this fall. She will major in Architecture. She was awarded the Illinois Promise Scholarship valued at $34,000 per year.

TYSHERRA
Graduated from Proviso East High School in 2019 and is now attending the University of Rochester, NY; majoring in Neuroscience.  With a total tuition cost of $73,000.00, she succeeded in receiving over $63,000 in annual grant scholarships from the University of Rochester.  She was also awarded the Ruth Schoenbeck Scholarship in the amount of $10,000.00 granted annually for the next four years through Proviso East High school. She will be graduating debt-free.

JUSTICE
Graduated from Proviso East High School in 2018 and is currently enrolled at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. She won the Ruth Schoenbeck scholarship from Proviso East High School in the amount of $10,000.00 annually. After high school, she moved to Michigan to live with her mother. Green Halo assisted in her in qualifying for The MSU Spartan Advantage Program which covers full-time tuition, fees, room and board, meal plan, and books and course materials. She is studying Biology.

CLASS OF 2020

GHS is providing professional counseling to 8 Emerald scholars from Proviso East, Proviso West, and Proviso Math and Science.

Counseling consists of one on one bi-weekly meeting with a professional college counselor.

GHS began working with the students in June 2019 and will continue through May 2020.

It involves school selection, essay writing editing, financial aid assistance, scholarship search, and assistance

in applying for scholarships and finalizing the college decision.

GHS sponsored 25 students from Proviso West, Proviso East, Proviso Math and Science, Hinsdale South High School,

and Bolingbrook High School to attend Chicago Scholars On-site Forum (www.chicagoscholars.org/onsite )

FUNDING

Kim

The University of Dayton

The University of Dayton awarded her a full-tuition scholarship valued at $48,000.

She also received the Ruth Shoenbeck renewable scholarship awarding $10,000 a year.

 

Ash

Illinois State University

He was awarded a full-tuition scholarship from Illinois State University, valued at $18,000 a year.

Sara

The University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana

She will major in Architecture. She was awarded the Illinois Promise Scholarship valued at $34,000 per year. 

Jennifer

Western Illinois University

Majoring in Forensic Criminology, she was awarded the renewable Peter Troost Scholarship Award, $1,000 a year. 

Joseph

DePaul University

He was awarded the DePaul Scholars Grant for Business Management valued at $35,000 a year. 

Helea

The University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana

She was awarded the “Illinois Commitment” which covers full tuition to study bio/pre-med, over $17,000 each year for four years.

Amber

Southern Illinois University

She was awarded a full-tuition Chancellor Scholarship for Pre-Medicine valued at $17,000 a year. 

Alex

Arizona State

Alex received $8,500 in financial and merit aid. He was also awarded the Frances Hess scholarship rewarding him

an additional $4,750 per year for 4 years.

 

Lea

Indiana State University

She was awarded the 2020 Betty McMurray Scholarship from Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, valued at $1,000 a year for four years.

She also received over $6,000 a year in academic scholarships from Indiana State.  

Isaiah

The University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana

He will be an Engineering major. He was awarded the Illinois Promise scholarship valued at $34,000 a year.

Ariana

The University of Wisconsin, Madison

She was awarded a full-tuition Powers/Knapp Schol Scholarship valued at $36,805 a year.

HIGHLIGHTS

CLASS OF 2019

HIGHLIGHTS

GHS financially provided professional counseling to four Emerald scholars

from Proviso East High School. Counseling consisted of school selection, essay writing editing,

financial aid process, scholarship search and assistance in applying to scholarships.

GHS secured one on one test tutoring for all four Emerald Proviso East Scholars

with a partnership with A Plus tutoring. Pro bono with a value of $12,000. 

 

GHS sponsored sixteen Jade scholars from Hinsdale South High School

to attend Chicago Scholars On-site Forum( www.chicagoscholars.org/onsite )

FUNDING

Tysherra

University of Rochester, NY

$292,000 over four years scholarships, merit aid, and university aid - Debt Free

Anahi

University of Illinois, Chicago

$172,000 over four years scholarships, merit aid, and university aid - Debt Free

Christian

Bradley University

$169,000 over four years scholarships, merit aid and university aid

CLASS OF 2018

GHS sponsored 27 students from Proviso West, Proviso East, Proviso Math and Science

and Hinsdale South High School to attend Chicago Scholars On-site Forum

 

GHS continued to support five scholars from Proviso West and Proviso East

with a paid professional counselor which consisted of school selection, essay writing editing, navigation

of the financial aid process, scholarship search and assistance in applying to scholarships.

HIGHLIGHTS

FUNDING

Alex:

University of Illinois Champaign

$105,000 over 4 yrs in scholarships, merit aid, and university aid

 

Justice:

Michigan State University

$113,900 over 4 years scholarships, merit aid, and university aid - Debt Free

Sonali

Elmhurst College

$144,000 over 4 years scholarships, merit aid, and university aid - Debt Free

 

Veronica

Western Illinois University

$72,000 over 4 years scholarships, merit aid, and university aid

Annette:

Triton Community College ;

$19,000 over two years scholarships, merit aid, and university aid - Debt Free

OUR SUCCESS TRACK

2019

A Plus Tutoring generously donated 10 free sessions for 10 students at $3,200.00 each, the total value of $32,000.

 

Partnered College Bound Consulting (CBC),

who volunteered their time with assistance with essay writing with one on one sessions with Hinsdale South scholars.

 

Partnered with Village Tutors,

who have volunteered their time to help Hinsdale South scholars with ACT test prep.

 

Partnered with Chicago Scholars,

for our students gain access to Chicago Scholars’ resources and events, such as the Scholars College Fair, First Look Career Conference, 

and Fair, and the Annual Onsite Admissions Forum.

 

Forged a relationship with the University of Dayton president, Dr. Eric Spina.

We are working on a partnership with Green Halo and the University of Dayton increasing diversity in the enrollment of the student body, through college visits at GH high schools, increasing financial aid, and increasing scholarship opportunities for GH students.

The Community House in Hinsdale, IL, and Green Halo Scholars formed a strategic partnership in October 2019.

The driving purpose of the two organizations meets at the intersection of the educational needs of the self-motivated,

underserved student body at the local community high schools and their desire to see these scholars get into

and successfully complete college to become inspirational community leaders tomorrow.

2018:

A Plus Tutoring donated 10 free sessions for 4 students at $3,200.00 each, the total value of $12,800.00.

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