67.9 F
Park Forest
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Subscribe to eNews Park Forest

Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth Announces Over $200,000 for Elgin Community College

Schaumburg, IL–(ENEWSPF)–July 29, 2016.  Today, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) announced $239,538 in federal funding for Elgin Community College under the U.S. Department of Education’s Talent Search Program. The Talent Search Program helps provide assistance for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to enable them to graduate from high school and continue their individual growth through postsecondary education.

“I paid for college through a combination of student loans, Pell Grants and a heck of a lot of waitressing, so I know how tough paying for school can be,” said Congresswoman Duckworth. “That’s why I’m so proud that Elgin Community College is going to be able to help make sure young people from disadvantaged backgrounds have the opportunity to succeed through higher education.”

The Talent Search program is intended to provide low-income individuals with services that encourage them to graduate from high school and continue with postsecondary education.  These services include academic, career and financial counseling as well as informing students of financial aid options.

Source: http://www.duckworth.house.gov

 

 

Recent Articles

Stay Connected

3,827FansLike
1,274FollowersFollow
574SubscribersSubscribe

Local Advertisers

DonnerHollen Construction
Prairie State College
Proud member of LION Publishers
Dining on the Green, Downtown Park Forest

ENEWSPF NEWS ALERTS

Trending

Park Forest
clear sky
67.9 ° F
74.8 °
61.7 °
87 %
0mph
0 %
Thu
78 °
Fri
76 °
Sat
83 °
Sun
85 °
Mon
75 °

About Google Ads

The Google-supplied ads that appear on this website are not reviewed ahead of time and differ for each visitor. If anything offensive, inappropriate, or otherwise unwholesome appears, please notify us so we can take steps to block that specific advertiser. Email the URL or advertiser name to [email protected].