West Chicago Student Takes Top Prize in Illinois REALTORS® Bicentennial Essay Contest
Twenty-three high school students have been awarded a combined $12,000 in academic scholarships as part of an essay contest, "Home is Where the Heart Is," which celebrates Illinois' bicentennial and was sponsored by Illinois REALTORS®. The top scholarship of $1,000 was awarded to West Chicago high school sophomore Hannah Young, who attends Wheaton Academy and wrote about the special role her childhood home played in her life. Her entry was among more than 450 submitted. Eleven students will receive $750 scholarships and 11 more will receive $250 scholarships. Find the list of winners and read the winning essay.
Applications sought for Illinois REALTORS® committees
Take a role in helping shape policy for Illinois REALTORS®. The association is accepting applications for those interested in serving on committees through June 1. Information and the portal you can use to sign up can be found at IllinoisRealtors.org/committees.
RPAC Cash Raffle Winner is Gail Pyszka
Congratulations to Gail Pyszka, winner of the $500 "Get on Board with RPAC" raffle. Pyszka is the association executive for the Illini Valley Association of REALTORS® and a longtime contributor to RPAC.