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The Friends of Moraine Hills State Park awards two $1000 scholarships each year to two high school graduates from Lake, McHenry or Kane County who wish to enter the field of environmental studies in college.

Below are the short biographies for the 2022 winners!

     Kristina R. plans to study Restoration Ecology at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale Illinois. She was the Intern for the year of the Land Conservancy of McHenry County's Conservation Leader Program. 

     Natalie S. plans to study Geological Engineering at Michigan Tech University in Houghton, Michigan. She developed a website for waste disposal, and was involved in a final design for a water filtration system that may be used in rural Africa.

Click here for the 2023 application. You could be this year's winner!

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Our 2022 winners, Kristina and Natalie!

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