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Rockford Promise Scholars explore “green” opportunities

New Year’s Day was spent volunteering at Flora Prairie Nature Preserve. Rockford Promise Executive Director, Dr. Tasha Davis, Rock Valley College Scholar Carla Peoples, and Rockford University Scholar Aldo Sapien started off the New Year being “green” by cutting out invasive plants to help conserve natural resources at the preserve. Rockford Promise and Boone County…

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Listen: Mayor discusses economic potential of NIU Scholarship

Listen to Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara speak with John Williams of WGN Radio 720 about the proposed Northern Illinois University scholarship for RPS 205 students who live in the City of Rockford. Rockford Promise gets high school graduates into college for free! To stay up to date with Rockford Promise news, please fill out the…

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Mayor proposes significant expansion of Rockford Promise

Today, Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara, Rockford Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ehren Jarrett, Rockford Promise Executive Director Dr. Tasha Davis and Northern Illinois University President Dr. Lisa Freeman announced a new partnership that will provide free tuition at NIU to eligible RPS 205 students who live in Rockford. Since 2006, Rockford Promise, a 501(c)(3) location-based scholarship…

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