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Promise grad drives bank donation

In August, Rockford Promise was thrilled to receive a donation from Blackhawk Bank and even more thrilled to learn why we received it. Arely Ibarra-Ceniceros, an Auburn graduate, was part of the 2019-2020 Rock Valley College cohort. She graduated from RVC in 2021 with a 3.63 grade point average. So far, 21 of the 27…

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Rock Valley College welcomes 21 Rockford Promise Scholars in fall

Promise Scholars have average GPA of 3.16 at RVC since 2016 Rockford, IL – Rockford Promise announced 21 new recipients of full-tuition scholarships to attend Rock Valley College (RVC) beginning in the fall of 2022. Rockford Promise is a location-based scholarship program transforming the lives of students, their families and neighborhoods by providing full-tuition scholarships…

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Applications for Rock Valley College scholarships soar 43%

ROCKFORD – Rockford Promise received 160 applications for its scholarships to attend Rock Valley College (RVC) for the 2022-2023 academic year. This is up from the 112 applications received in 2021 for the RVC scholarship – a 43% increase. Rockford Promise is a location-based scholarship program transforming the lives of students, their families and neighborhoods…

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Growing Number of Rockford Promise Scholars Earn RVC Honors

A record number of Rockford Promise Scholars earned recognition for academic performance and were included on Rock Valley College’s (RVC) honors lists for the fall semester. Rockford Promise is a location-based scholarship organization transforming the lives of students, their families, and neighborhoods by providing full-tuition scholarships to outstanding Rockford Public School District #205 (RPS) students…

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