Orland Park teen gets community scholarship
October 3, 2013 1:34PM
Orland Park student Megan Malloy (center) received the Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship on behalf of Orland Square Mall and the Simon Youth Foundation. | Supplied photo
Updated: November 7, 2013 6:02AM
Megan Malloy, of Orland Park, was awarded a $1,400 Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship by the foundation in partnership with Orland Square Mall.
Malloy earned the scholarship for her “academic excellence, leadership skills and participation in school and community activities,” according to a foundation spokesman.
Malloy, a recent graduate of Mother McAuley High School in Chicago, has plans to go and study nursing at Marquette University.
“We are very proud of the Simon Youth Scholarships program, because it has given us the opportunity to support the academic endeavors of promising youth right here in our community,” Orland Square Mall spokeswoman Gayle Gleespen said.
The Simon Youth Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational and career development opportunities to youth.
Information is at (708) 349-1646 or www.simon.com/mall/orland-square-mall.