This scholarship program is based on the CHARACTER COUNTS!SM pillar of Citizenship. It honors four young citizens of Elk Grove Village who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation in the wars that followed the September 11, 2001 attacks on our nation. The four soldiers are: James S. Cronin, Phillip E. Frank, John T. Olson, and Adriana N. Salem.
One of four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to a student planning to attend a college or university, a junior college, or a trade/vocational school. Applicant must be an Elk Grove Village resident and be a graduating high school senior beginning their college studies in the Fall Semester.