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Inspiring Success
On August 22, 2014, the Educational Foundation hosted its 2nd annual Scholar Chips fundraiser at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. Thank you to our generous sponsors, in-kind donors, and the Oakton community who helped raise more than $15,000 for student scholarships.

 

Wheels

Joan Richards, Educational Foundation Director; Margaret B. Lee, Oakton President; Brian Simek (Wheels, Inc. guest), with wife Diane

Bashiri-Remetio

Theresa Bashiri-Remetio, Oakton Trustee, Alumni Council member, and Scholar Chips volunteer, with husband Emmanuel

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Theresa Bashiri-Remetio, Cheryl Valloni, Cheryl Devenny, Olivia Kramarz, and Katie Anastasiadis (Scholar Chips volunteers)

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Mum Martens, Oakton Executive Director of Human Resources, with husband Peter

Tankus

President Margaret B. Lee; Harry Tankus, Educational Foundation Director; Howard Singer, Educational Foundation President

kravis

Allen Kravis, Educational Foundation Director, with wife Sue

stasica

Vic Stasica, Educational Foundation Treasurer with wife Barbara

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Michael Lundeen and Frank Carello (from Scholar Chips sponsor Legat Architects) with Adrienne Carello; Joan DiLeonardi, Oakton Trustee; President Margaret B. Lee; Jackie and Gabe Wilcox

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Bonnie Lucas, Vice President of Information Technology and Data Analytics, with husband Dr. Stuart Sondheimer

anthony

GNA Garcia, Manager of the Learning Center; Elena Couto, Manager of Development and Alumni Relations; Michael Anthony, Assistant Vice President of Access, Equity, and Diversity; Alex Delonis, Coordinator of Financial Assistance and Financial Literacy, with wife Kelsey

daubenspeck

Ken Daubenspeck, Educational Foundation Director (from Scholar Chips sponsor Daubenspeck & Associates), with wife Rima and daughters Jura and Danisa

dunne

Barbara Pignato, current Oakton student; Patrick Dunne and Maria Lazanyi, Alumni Council members

robbins

J.B. Davis and Rachel Lutner (from Scholar Chips sponsor Robbins Schwartz)

costanza

Debbie and Carl Costanza

deveny

Cheryl Deveny, Enrollment Center Coordinator, and Kelsey Delonis

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Joan and Jerry Field

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Larry Kekst (from sponsor Northern Trust) with wife Nancy

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Michele Brown, Director of Student Recruitment and Outreach; Howard Singer; Elena Couto

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Scholar Chips volunteers (including Oakton staff, alumni, and scholarship recipients)

 

Student Profile

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