Chloe Block has been chosen the winner of the 2020 Greater Kirkland Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship.
All graduating seniors from Hiawatha High School who plan to pursue an education through a two-year associate program or a four-year degree program in the fall of 2020 were invited to complete an application and write an essay.
The $1,000 scholarship is co-sponsored by Northwestern Medicine and the Greater Kirkland Area Chamber of Commerce.
Block has been accepted into Northern Illinois University's School of Nursing. She plans to study neonatal nursing and hopes to become a neonatal nurse practitioner.
Block's activities at Hiawatha include FFA, National Honor Society, Leo’s Club and the Art Club. She has taken business classes at Kishwaukee College and has competed in the Kane County Fair.
Her volunteer activities include helping the Lions Club at the Fourth of July festivities, face painting at Christmas in Kirkland, and planting flowers at the Veterans Memorial. She's worked at Sonoma Apple Orchard and DeKalb County Nursing Home and Rehab Facility.
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