2022 Dads Association Scholarships Recipients

December 4, 2021
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2022 Dads Association Scholarships Recipients

The Illini Dads Association is very pleased to announce the winners for the 2022 Dads Association Scholarships. Six students were selected for this year’s scholarship and, after receiving 90 applications, these students were chosen to receive $2,000 each.

The six recipients are:

  • Gianna Arakelian – Junior, majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Eliana Eng –  Freshman, majoring in Biology
  • Alisha Mahkri – Senior, majoring in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
  • Diana Morales – Senior, majoring in Speech and Hearing Science, Concentration in Neuroscience
  • Ruby Pelay – Sophomore, majoring in Early Childhood Education
  • Darrel Plank – Junior, majoring in Civil Engineering

The Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was established in 1922 and is one of the nation’s oldest parent organizations. Scholarships from the Dads Association are given out annually in addition to grants that are given to campus programs and initiatives. The Illini Dads Association is a proud partner of the Illini Union Parents and Family Programs Office in pursuit of serving as a parent liaison to the campus. We are focused on supporting programs, service, and activities that promote the health, safety, and well-being of the university community.

If you would like a digital copy of this announcement, click HERE.

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