2021 R.E. Shepherd College Scholarships Awarded

Robert E. Shepherd was the President of the Ceramic Tile Layers Local 67 and later selected to be the Vice President of the International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers. Each year the R.E. Shepherd Scholarship Fund awards five $5,000 scholarships to the children of union members. We are happy to announce the recipients of the 2021 R.E. Shepherd college scholarships:

Lauren Benduha, who will be attending Illinois State University.

Ernest Berdychowski, who will be attending Illinois State University.

Acacia Gottschalk, the college she will be attending has yet to be finalized.

Shannon Leatherman, who will be attending Loyola University Chicago.

Emmily Scumaci, the college she will be attending has yet to be finalized.

We wish all recipients the best of luck and good health as they start this new journey in life. Congratulations for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education. Best Wishes!