The McHenry County Republican Women’s Club has awarded two $1,000 scholarships.
The Al Jourdan Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 was awarded to Griffin Schofield.
He will attend the University of Illinois in the fall and plans to major in engineering and physics. Schofield attended Crystal Lake South High School.
Hailey Keefer of Marengo was awarded the Geri Davis Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 scholarship.
Keefer will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the fall, and she will focus on early childhood education with a special education certificate.
She attended Marengo High School.
The club’s Scholarship Committee co-chairwomen, Jean Schober and Deb Diedrich, announced that the organization has awarded more than 78 scholarships since the club was created in 1991.
“We are delighted to recognize these outstanding students and are confident of their future successes,” according to a statement from the group.
For information, visit the group’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/McHenry-County-Republican-Womens-Club-160404797888954.