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Scholar Chips 2015

On September 18, 2015, the Educational Foundation hosted its 3rd annual Scholar Chips fundraiser at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. Thank you to our generous sponsors and the Oakton community who helped raise more than $27,500 for student scholarships.


Educational Foundation President Howard Singer and Oakton President Joianne Smith; Educational Foundation Jeff Rodriguez and wife, Jamie

Oakton staff

Oakton staff and Alumni Council member Jon McFarlane, Dean of Student Success Sebastian Contreras and Sean O'Shea, and Interim Associate Vice President of Continuing Education, Training and Workforce Development Colette Hands

Singer and friends

Barbara Dritz, Lynn Goldschmidt, Alisa Singer, Michele Gustafson, and Evelyn Klout

Sue and Allen Kravis

Educational Foundation Director Allan Kravis and wife, Sue

Oakton administrators

Chief Human Resources Officer Mum Martens and husband, Peter; Vice President for Information Technology and Data Analytics Bonnie Lucas and husband, Stuart Sondheimer

President Smith and Trustee Joan DiLeonardi

Oakton President Joianne Smith and Oakton Trustee Joan DiLeonardi

Oakton donors

Paulette and Paul Levy with friends

President Smith and husband

Oakton President Joianne Smith and husband, David

alumni and Foundation director

Alumni Council member Patrick Dunne and wife, Dawn; Educational Foundation Director Barbara Groshon and husband, Bob

Oakton donors

Ted and Juanita Sigg

Oakton staff

Oakton staff and friends

John Crane, Inc.

Educational Foundation Director Mark Glennerster (foruth from left) with friends and colleagues from Scholar Chips Royal Flush Sponsor John Crane, Inc.


Student Profile

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Gundsambuu Bayarsaikhan works on his degree while acclimating himself to Chicago’s “tepid” winters.