Dec. 13, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College student Joel Kouakou has been awarded a $250 scholarship from the Illinois Community College Student Activities Association.
Kouakou was one of three students in the state to receive the scholarship after attending the ICCSAA Fall Leadership Conference on Nov. 2-3 in Bloomington. Applicants had to submit a resume and a reflection essay describing what they learned during the conference and how their campus leadership experience will serve them in the future.
Kouakou, a graduate of Peoria Richwoods High School, is president of the Carl Sandburg College Student Government Association and played for the Sandburg men’s soccer team last fall. He plans to graduate in May with an associate in science and transfer to a four-year university to study mechanical engineering.