Press Release 2020

Performing Arts Scholarships  Awarded

St. Charles, IL, June 15, 2020 – The Dennis Taylor Scholarship Foundation for the Performing Arts proudly announces the recipients of its scholarship awards for the 2020-21 school year. These  scholarships benefit post-secondary students from Chicago’s western suburbs who have declared a major in the performing arts and demonstrated a passion for performance.  This year’s winners include Elaysa Emmerich, Tim Hommowun, Maggie Kinney and Mary Emma Zimmerman from St. Charles, Bailey Cates from Elburn, Marteena Mendel-Duckins from Elgin, Elizabeth Sullivan from Lake in the Hills, Annabelle Mique from Streamwood, Michele Gurrieri from Schaumburg, and Parker Morley of Lombard.

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Letter to our Donors – 2019

Dear donors:

I want to thank you for your support and provide you with an update on our recent activities. Over Memorial Day weekend we produced a fundraiser at the Elgin Art Showcase—three different shows in one busy weekend. Between ticket, beverage and memorabilia sales, raffles, and your generous contributions, we raised over $4800.00 for the scholarship fund in Dennie’s name!

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Press Release 2018

Performing Arts Scholarships  Awarded

St. Charles, IL, May 3, 2018 – The Dennis Taylor Scholarship Foundation for the Performing Arts proudly announces the recipients of its scholarship grants for the 2018-19 school year. These initial scholarships are for the benefit of post-secondary students residing in the western suburbs of Chicago who have declared a major in the performing arts and demonstrated a passion for performance.  Awards are being given to Elyse Chapski of Geneva, Andrew Hunter and Natalie Sweeney of Batavia, Payton Kaye of Schaumburg, and Daniel Keller of Aurora.

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