Scholarship Recipients

Since 2008, The IDeaL Education Foundation has awarded $50,000 in scholarships to deserving male high school and college students at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon.  Below is a list of recent scholarship recipients:

2016

  • Dante Robinson – Northwestern University
  • Jabari Knox – Devry University Advantage Academy
  • Deshawn Adams – Voise Academy
  • Cameron Woods – St Ignatious College Prep
  • Tyler Jones – Plainfield East High School
  • Korale White – Kenwood Academy
  • Tavis Reed- Illinois Mathematics and Science
  • Freesoul Thompson – Northwestern University

2015

  • Kevin Banks- Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Malik Blackman- Osewgo High School
  • William Fountain- University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Devin Hampton- Jones College Preparatory
  • Landon Jones – Waubonsie Valley High School
  • Alexander McMullen- Thornton Township High School
  • Bryant Riley- Roosevelt University
  • Michael Smith- Northwestern University
  • Donald Stewart- Kenwood Academy

2014

  • Damilola Arowolaju – Northwestern University
  • Tony Jones – Northwestern University
  •  Steven Clark – Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men
  •  Anthony Clemons – Hillcrest High School
  •  Dyrel Ashley  – Percy L. Julian High School
  •  Parrish Brown – Walter H. Dyett
  •  Kevin Banks – Lindblom Math and Science Academy
  •  Raquan Ferguson – Austin Business and Entrepreneurship Academy

2013

  • Akouete Pierre Dekpoh - Maine East High School
  • Malik Dent - Northwestern University
  • Sebastian Despiau* – Lindblom Math & Science Academy
  • Taylor Dodd - George Westinghouse College Prep
  • Jarred Elliott - Perspectives Charter School
  • Christopher Evan Fox - Hillcrest High School
  • Opeyemi Kusoro - Northwestern University
  • Michael Lane - DeVry University
  • Trivon Wells - Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep

* Ingredion Incorporated Scholarship recipient

2012

  • Charles A. Cathey II – Jackson State University
  • Christopher J. Fisher – Elmhurst College
  • Jason Jonathan Jones – Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Vincent Jones – Harvard University
  • Myles Love – Grand Valley State University
  • Andy Nwalele – Northwestern University
  • Jacari Perkins – Hampton University
  • Adam Thompson-Harvey – Northwestern University

2011

  • Jeff Badu – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Dwayne Cecil II – University of Missouri
  • Rashard Hayes – Clark Atlanta University
  • Myles Love – Grand Valley State University
  • Jomar Mendoza – Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
  • Deontae Moore – Northwestern University
  • Brandon Saunders – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Anthony Sullers Jr. – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2010

  • Milton F. Garrett III – Connecticut College
  • Tyris Jones – Northwestern University
  • Keantre Malone – Temple University
  • Terrance Scotton – Northwestern University
  • Jahliel Thurman – Virginia State University
  • Marchon Williams – Jackson State University

2009

  • Darius Brown – Tuskegee University
  • Africa Ibrahim Fahra – University of Iowa
  • Victor A. Scotti Jr. – University of Pennsylvania
  • Gerald Turner – Virginia State University
  • Jared White – University of Chicago

2008

  • Oniyide Rodney Carew – Northwestern University
  • Emzi Clemons – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Stephen Edwards – Illinois State University
  • Darian Longmire – Illinois State University
  • Marcus Williams – Ball State University