2007 Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarship Recipients

Leilani Mei Chee

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Leilani, the daughter of Richard and Susan Chee, graduated from Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. She hopes to pursue a master’s degree in social work and eventually work in a school, adoption agency, or a rehabilitation center.

Lani was on the Honor Roll and received the Outstanding Artisan Award from the social studies department. She was a member of Snowflake leadership, where she led discussions with younger children about peer pressure. In addition, Lani was a tutor and part of the Freshman Mentor Program.

In her community, Lani worked in the church nursery and was a youth group leader. She received the Girl Scout Silver Award and attended her church’s Leadership Lab. Lani also participated in Relay fro Life and Project Dance.

On campus, Lani is involved in community service and she is a member of Delta Zeta sorority.

Lani’s JBT scholarship is funded by Bert A. Gayman, a University of Illinois alumnus, and is designated as the FMC Award of Excellence.

Colleen Mary Hurley

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Colleen, the daughter of John and Leann Hurley, graduated from Rosary High School in Geneva, Illinois. She hopes to attend medical school and aspires to have a career as a neonatal physician.

Colleen received the Maxima and Magna cum Laude National Latin Exam Awards along with the Medusa Award in Greek and Roman mythology. She was a member of National Honor Society, Latin Club, debate club, pep club, yearbook, KAIROS leadership team, and student ambassadors. Colleen was an active member of the Student Council and the senior retreat team. She was also on the swim and track teams where she was named Academic All-Conference, “Ideal Bead, “and Four Year Scholar Athlete.

In her community, Colleen was on the Geneva River Rats Swim Team. She received the Service Honor Award for having over fifty hours of community service from 2003 to 2007. Colleen received the American Youth Character Award from the city of Aurora and the Kane County Chronicle Achievement Award. She volunteered at the Shamrock Shuffle in Chicago and at Rosary High School’s Holiday Hopes Drive and she participated in Kane County’s Relay for Life.

On campus, Colleen is involved in Illini Pride, Irish Illini, Alpha Gamma Delta, Vis-à-vis mentoring program, and Prospective Students in Medicine.

Colleen’s JBT scholarship is funded by the James R. and Helen Davies Scholarship Fund.

Noelle Voges

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Noelle, the daughter of Kent and Leslie Voges, graduated from Hillsborough High School in Odessa, Florida. She plans on pursuing a career in medicine.

Noelle was in the National and Spanish Honor Societies along with being accepted into the International Baccalaureate Program. She was in charge of organizing fundraisers for Key Club, secretary of the Young Republicans Club, a member of the political input club, Ronald Mc/Donald Club, and rowing club.

In her community, Noelle participated in Relay for Life and Walk for Diabetes, volunteered for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Multiple Sclerosis bike tour. She also participated in a mission trip and worked at the Patel Conservatory.

On campus, Noelle is a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and plays intramural sports.

Noelle’s JBT Scholarship is funded by the E. Louise and H. David Rogers JBT Scholarship Fund.

Jeffrey Ryan Zohn

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Jeffrey, the son of Pamela and Steven Zohn, graduated from Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Illinois. His goal is to be in a career where he can make a positive difference in someone’s life.

Jeff received the Rotary Youth Leadership Award and the Science Award for Outstanding Knowledge of Material. He was a member of National Honor Society and a representative of the Glenbrook North Student Board. In addition to being a Model UN delegate, Jeff was on the track and field, football, and soccer teams and served as captain of the varsity soccer team.

In his community, Jeff participated in the Y-ME Race for the Cure and the Pedal for Wishes charity bike benefit. He also was a Northbrook baseball umpire and a park district summer soccer coach.

On campus, Jeff is a member of Sigma Alpha My fraternity and plays intramural sports.

Jeff’s JBT scholarship is funded by Bert A. Gayman, a University of Illinois alumnus, and is designated as the FMC Award of Excellence.