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Bob Blazier Scholarship for Leadership

Created in May of 2013 and named in recognition of Bob Blazier who has been a leader for the Crystal Lake Chamber and in the community since the early 1960’s. The Bob Blazier Scholarship for Leadership recipient is awarded $500 to help provide financial support to applicants pursuing a major in education.

Mark A. Elmore Architect Scholarship 

Created in May of 2012 and named in recognition of Mark Elmore, a local architect, who has been a leader for the Crystal Lake Chamber and prior to that provided similar leadership for the Crystal Lake Jaycees.  Mark has always viewed his community service and professional life with the attitude best described as “What needs to be done and what do you need me to do to make it happen?” Mark is an individual who has always put “service before self”.  The Mark A. Elmore Architect Scholarship recipient is awarded $500 to help provide financial support to applicants pursuing a four-year architectural degree.

Baxter & Woodman (Civil Engineering) Scholarship

The Baxter & Woodman Engineering Scholarship was created in 2020 to help provide financial support to applicants pursuing a civil engineering degree.  There are two $1,000 scholarships available each year to all high school seniors who attend Crystal Lake Community School District 155, Faith Lutheran High School or Marian Central Catholic High School and are majoring in Civil Engineering.

Leaders in Action Scholarship (Closed)

For over 40 years, Leaders in Action has offered business professionals a credible space to explore new concepts and gain necessary skills. This 9-week course is speaker led with breakout sessions where they can engage and discuss concepts with their peers.

 

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