We'd like to introduce you to a few of our scholarship recipients:

Ana Lazarevski

Alumni

University of Illinois
Major: Pharmacy

“Being the first generation in my family to have a doctorate degree would validate my parents’ decision to emigrate because I was raised with the chance to succeed at the highest level in my education so that I do not have to struggle as they did.”

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Selma Lasker

Alumni

Roosevelt University
Major: Teaching

“The Arbor Falls foundation came into my life, and gave me a sense of hope and direction. If I continue to work hard and do well academically, I could afford to attend college.”

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Alhaji Sesay

Alumni

Coe College
Major: Nursing

“I love the United States because it gave me a future. It gave me the opportunities that I never had while living in Africa and Greece. I make sure I never set limits for myself and I always try to improve. This has paid off because I was able to choose and attend the college I wanted.”

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Scott Guerrero

Alumni

Illinois State University
Major: Music

“I believe we should never stop learning, but consistently enhance who we are and what we know. Because of this scholarship I have had some of the greatest moments of my life and have met some of the most wonderful people.”

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Araceli Martinez

Alumni

University of Wisconsin
Major: Languages

“A college education has helped me broaden the horizons that I was once limited to. It’s helped me discover a different side of myself that I never imagined.”

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Ava Socik

Alumni

University of Yale
Major: Psychology
& Pre-Med

“A college education not only allows me to achieve what seemed unachievable to my parents, but it also gives me the opportunity to grow as a person…persistence and hard work can get you anywhere.”

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