Mundelein High School senior and student body president Ricky Rodriguez has been named one of 150 national 2018 Coke Scholars earning a scholarship worth $20,000. Rodriguez joins a family of alumni who are leading positive change in their communities and around the world.
In addition to his role as student body president, Rodriguez is also a drum major for the marching band, a member of the Future Business Leaders of America [FBLA], National Honor Society [NHS], Model UN and Link Crew. He is currently choosing among a number of colleges/universities for next year.
The entire class of Scholars will attend the 2018 Scholars Weekend April 19-22 for a time of inspiration, fun and camaraderie. Scholars will be honored at the 30th annual Scholars Banquet and participate in a Leadership Development Institute, an intensive leadership training during Scholars Weekend that challenges them to develop an inside-out leadership philosophy.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.