Each year the Zonta Club of Joliet Area offers various scholarships to local young women at area high schools in collaboration with Zonta International. Scholarships include:
The recipients of the 2020 awards are:
Emily Cryer, a senior at Joliet Central High School is the Club’s candidate for the District 6 scholarship. She participated in many activities at Joliet Central including Fearless Females, serving as president. She participated in Band, Student Ambassadors and Student Council. She is attending the University of Illinois at Champagne Urbana.
Sylvia Guzman, a senior at Minooka Community High School. She will begin her college career at Joliet Junior College and plans to finish at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her goal is participate in the architectural program at U of I Chicago. She has worked in the restaurant industry throughout her high school experience, becoming the youngest manager at 17 at her current place of employment.
Caitlyn Wells is a soon to be junior at Joliet Township Central. She plans to pursue a career in the medical industry. She is a member of Fearless Females and Joliet Township Symphony Orchestra. Caitlyn volunteers at a local hospital to gain experience in her future profession.