2020 Burroughs Education Scholarship

Vickie Douglas
Burroughs Education Scholarship

The 2020 Burroughs Scholarship for college bound high-school seniors opens for applications October 1, 2019. This is the 3rd consecutive year for the scholarship named in honor of Dr. Stacy Burroughs, who dedicated his life to education.

For the last 38 years of his career, he represented and helped educate teachers and support professionals on behalf of the Illinois Education Association. In 1985, the IEA Representative Assembly nominated and hired Dr. Burroughs as the first IEA Educational Support Professionals Director. He held this position until he retired in 2010. As the ESP Director, he worked to bring recognition to the contributions that support professionals, such as custodians, bus drivers, and cooks, made to the education system across the state.

Before retirement, Dr. Burroughs dedicated his career to training, representing and advocating for school employees. The Burroughs Scholarship for college recognizes the dedication and hard work of school employees by assisting their children in their educational pursuits.

To apply for the Burroughs Education Scholarship click here.

Applications will be taken October 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020. The Burroughs Education Scholarship award will be announced in March 2020.

Attorney Jay Johnson will be speaking in an elective session on workers’ compensation at the Illinois Education Association’s IEA One Conference October 4, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Oak Brook. Stop by our booth to pick up a Burroughs Education Scholarship information flyer or to fill out an application.

For more information about our community involvement activities read our recent post: https://woodrufflawyers.com/blog/categories/community/

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