Police & Fire Scholarships 2011
In honor of the Chicago Fire and Police departments’ service to the University of Chicago community and the city, the University offers full-tuition scholarships to select children, who are admitted to the University of Chicago, of active Chicago firefighters and police officers.
Nine students were honored with scholarships Feb. 21 at the Police and Fire Scholarship dinner reception held at the Smart Museum. John Boyer, Dean of the College and James Nondorf, Vice President for Enrollment & Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid were on hand to congratulate the awardees and offered words of encouragement. Chicago Police Assistant Superintendent Beatrice Cuello, 1st Deputy Fire Commissioner Charles Stewart, and University Associate Vice President for Safety and Security Marlon Lynch also acknowledged scholarship winners and their parents.
Anthony Joseph Domel, Marist High School, FIRE
Parent: Gregory Domel, Lieutenant, District #6, Relief
Natalie Paige Rivera, Northside College Prep, FIRE
Parent: Hector L. Rivera, Engineer, District #1, Engine #30
Jack Woods Lapinski, De La Salle Institute, FIRE
Parent: Mark L. Lapinski, Engineer, District #5, Relief
Rebecca Ann Wilson, Northside College Prep, FIRE
Parent: Keith E. Wilson, Deputy District Chief, Air Sea Rescue
Katherine M Cronin, Mother McAuley High School, FIRE
Parent: Jeanne B. Cronin, Fire Paramedic, Field Division South, Ambulance #9
Melissa Marie High, Northside College Prep, FIRE
Parent: Timothy R. High, Paramedic-In-Charge, Field Division North, Ambulance #6
Portia Camille Johnson, De La Salle Institute, POLICE
Darryl Johnson, Dispatcher, Office of Emergency Management and Communications
Catherine Dolores O’Connor, Resurrection High School, POLICE
Parent: Dennis P. O’Connor, Sergeant, Star #1930, Unit #189
Amanda Nicole Gaspar, St. Ignatius College Prep, POLICE
Parent: Eladio Gaspar Jr., Police Officer, Star #8488, Unit #010
Originally published on March 1, 2011.