The latest recipients for the four-year college scholarships were selected from 300 applicants across the state.
The Ford Motor Co. Fund will award a $1 million grant for scholarships commemorating William Clay Ford’s contributions to the automaker’s design legacy.
The campus planned a bell-ringing for Friday afternoon at 3:06 p.m. to honor those killed Feb. 14, 2008. The students killed were Gayle Dubowski, Catalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter. The gunman also died.
Attorney Matthew Willens said law school still attracts many of the brightest minds, but the jobs simply don’t exist.
The Better Government Association has set up an online petition to eliminate the state’s legislative scholarship program, with state Rep. Robert Rita (D-Blue Island) now accused of granting a scholarship to a political ally’s daughter.