Jasmine Moreno, an MHS 2021 AVID program graduate, just received news that she is a Golden Apple Scholar. The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program encourages academically talented Illinois students, especially minority students, to pursue teaching careers, especially at high-need, hard-to-staff schools by providing tuition assistance (tuition, fees and room and board or commuter allowance) at one of the participating colleges. All in all, she will be awarded $23,000 over the course of four years and this makes her education at Lake Forest College a full ride scholarship.
“I just wanted to share the great news with you and thank you (Kristen Behrens, English/AVID instructor)for all your love/support/help these past three years. I couldn’t have done this without my AVID family.”
“Special thanks to Blair Winter, (MHS Golden Apple Awardee) who helped to prepare Jasmine for the intense interview – we couldn’t have pulled this off without Blair,” Behrens said.