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June 16, 2021 - The Schaumburg Business Association raises money annually at their Toast of Schaumburg event benefitting their Charitable Foundation. The proceeds of these funds are used to provide high school seniorswith a scholarship to attend a college or university in the State of Illinois. The goal of the SBA’s Charitable Foundation is to work today to support tomorrow through educational scholarships and community services support. Contributions are dedicated to developing a skilled workforce and provide the learning support needed for leadership development. The SBA’s Charitable Foundation was created in 2014 and has awarded 19 scholarships.
This year the SBA Scholarship Committee haschosen four immensely talented, intelligent and self-motivated students to award scholarships too. We are impressed by their adaption to change and perseverance as this past year was like any other. The recipients are Lydia Schultz, BrandonStorm, Kyle Shoemaker and Logan Origer.
Lydia is a recent graduate of Schaumburg HighSchool. She is a bright young woman who plans to attend Harper College in thefall and pursue an Associate’s degree in Arts. Lydia founded the AAPI (AsianAmerican Pacific Islander) club at her high school in 2021 and plans to bringthis club to Harper College.
Brandon Storm is a recent graduate ofPalatine High School. He is a sophisticated young man with plans to pursue a business degree in Finance or Accounting at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.Brandon was the President of the BPA (Business Professionals of America) club and Investment club at his high school and received the Business Education Studentof the year award at his school.
Kyle Shoemaker is a recent graduate of Schaumburg High School. He is self-less and motivated by doing good for others. At his school Kyle created the idea of bringing food right to people’s doorswho were in need of a meal. While this idea was just a simulation for his Business Incubator class, Kyle does have plans to bring this idea to life andprovide for his community. He was involved with the Finance and Investment Clubat school and found that he loves working with numbers. Kyle plans to pursue a degree in Finance at Illinois State University in the fall.
Logan Origer is a recent graduate of Dundee Crown High School. He is a hard-working young man who has grown up watching hisrole model and Father, Dan Origer, become a successful business owner and Schaumburg Business Association Member. Logan has worked alongside his Dad at Estes Auto Body and DJ’s Auto Service, learning all the tricks and trades of owning a business. He has a strong love for baseball and was on his baseball team in high school. He plans to pursue a degree in Business Management at Harper College.
Congratulations to each of the scholarship recipients as they embark on this new chapter of their future.
About the Schaumburg Business Association.
The Schaumburg Business Association (SBA)is dedicated to our members' growth and prosperity. We advance business causes and are committed to helping our members maintain a competitive edge by providing them without standing programs, benefits and services. The Association was formed in 2001 to represent the needs of businesses within the Association. The SBA embodiesthe spirit of our business community that includes a dynamic blend of corporate, commercial, retail, service and industrial businesses in the largestsuburban economic center in the State of Illinois. www.SchaumburgBusiness.com (847) 413-1010