The mother of a slain Evanston high school student is honoring his memory, by providing scholarships to two teens who walk the path her son would have traveled had he survived a shooting in 2012.
The 93 students in the 2012 graduating class of Walther Lutheran High School are sorting through grant and scholarship offers — $11.5 million of them.
On this Veteran’s Day, many who served are thankful for the benefits of the GI Bill. However, for the families of those disabled while in service, there are significant financial challenges to overcome.
Illinois lawmakers are considering a college scholarship program for the children of immigrants, including people in the country illegally.