CCEF Scholarships that are Available to CUSD15 Graduates

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Scholarships

 The CCEF Board oversees the selection and disbursement of three scholarships. These scholarship are available to Clinton High School seniors that meet criteria as outlined in the scholarship application. 

  • Exelon/Clinton Power Station Scholarship - $1,000 Award 
  • James Adcock Teacher Scholarship - $500 Award
  • Vincent Beggs Scholarship - $5,000 Award

The 2018 Scholarship applications will be available in January. Applications may be downloaded at that time from here by clicking on the specific scholarship, picked up from the High School Guidance Office or downloaded from the school website by selecting the Student Services-Guidance tab. 

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Beggs Scholarship Recipients - 2018/2019 School Year

2019 graduates receiving scholarships awards from the 

Vincent Beggs legacy are:


Sarah Hicks - attending Eastern Illinois University, majoring in biology. Sarah is the daughter of Russell and Stacey Hicks.


Derek Long - attending Heartland Community College, majoring in computer hardware engineering.  Derek is the son of Russell and Jennifer Long.


Anna Mills - attending Southern Illinois University/Edwardsville, majoring in pharmacy.  Anna is the daughter of Dan and Sharon Mills.


Kinser Wargel - attending University of Illinois College of Aces majoring in farm management.  Kinser is the son of Thomas and Claudine Wargel.


Technology scholarship -  Zayin Calvert -  attending Heartland Community  College, majoring  in applied computer science.  Zayin is the son of Bill and Talya Calvert.


Vocational Scholarship - Amanda Tool - attending Parkland Community College, majoring in dental hygiene/pediatric dental hygienist.  Amanda is the daughter of Scott and Melissa Tool.     

Prior Vincent Beggs Scholarship Recipients

2018 - Dalton Sanders, Tennyson Kern, Megan Finfrock, Breanna Thayer, Savannah Ettien

2017 - Wesley Conn, Claire Benton, Riley Donelson

2016 - Jordan Hendricker, William Schwartz, Kathryn Hicks, Louis Hicklin

2015 - Karly Haas, Kaelan Smith, Rachel Borland, RaeAnn Huffman, Stephanie Broden

2014 - Lydia Lux, Taylor Donelson, Elizabeth Bridges, Denise Matthews, Caleb Luck, Kassandra Willoughby

2013 - Kennedy Conn, Morgan Love, Emily Kroeger, Melinda Matthews, Jessa Hendricker

2012 - Gunnar Horve, Nolan Severson, Sydni Good

2011 - Chad Hoke, Colton Nixon, Chloe Morris, Diane Bridges  


James Adcock Teacher Scholarship Recipients

2019 - Clara Hickman

2017 - Claire Benton

2016 - Zoe Duncan-Savage

Exelon Power Station Scholarship

2019 - Olivia Bierbrodt, Ryty DuPont-Barlow

2018 - Kathleen Overbey, Kyli Patterson

2017 - Gamsby, Hickman, Obermeyer

2016 -  Alek McMath, Kaitlyn Siltman, Lukah Case

2015 - Stephanie Broden, Kaelan Smith

Gerald Ryan Scholarship Recipients

2019 - Anna Mills

About Our Scholarships

Vincent Beggs Scholarships

Click here for Vincent Beggs Scholarship Application

On behalf of the late Mr. Beggs, the Foundation would like to award four students, each with a $1,250 scholarship to continue their education next year.  Additionally, this scholarship is renewable each year by the student, for up to the next three years-- making the total value of this scholarship $5,000.

The 2020 Beggs Scholarship Application 

is not currently available

Application deadline is Early 2020 (Date TBA)

Beggs Memorial Scholarshp:  for students planning to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university to purse an undergraduate degree. 

Award Amount:  $5000 (annual payment of $1250 up to four years)

Beggs Technical/Vocational Scholarship:  for students planning to enroll full-time at an accredited vocational or technical instutition of post-secondary education including programs at Community/Junior Colleges. 

Award Amount:  $2500  (one-time payment)


Exelon-Clinton Power Station Scholarship

Click here for Exelon - Clinton Power Station Scholarship Application

The Exelon - Clinton Power Station Scholarship is Available to students graduating from CUSD15 in Clinton,  Illinois.


2020 Application not currently available

Applications are due Early 2020 (Date TBA)


Applications are also available in Guidance at the High School, or on our forms download page.

James Adcock Teacher Scholarship

Click here for James Adcock Teacher Scholarship Application

The James Adcock Teacher Scholarship

will be awarded to a graduate of Clinton High School

who has been accepted or is currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate teacher-education program

at an accredited

college or university.

The amount of
the scholarship award will be $500.

The scholarship recipient will be the person

who is deemed most qualified by the

scholarship committee.

Selection will be made on the basis of information

provided on the
application forms, an official transcript, an essay,

and recommendations.

 Applicants
(including past recipients) may reapply for the scholarship

for subsequent years.


Submit the completed application packet to the Clinton Community Educational Foundation, care of the Clinton High School Guidance Department, or mail directly to the CCEF, P.O. Box 395, Clinton, IL 61727 by Early 2020 (Date TBA)

Gerald Ryan Agriculture

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The Gerald “Jerry” Ryan Agriculture Scholarship is offered by the Jerry Ryan family in his memory..  Jerry was a DeWitt County farmer for many years.  This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of Clinton Community High School who has been accepted or is currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate agricultural related program (individuals not pursuing an agricultural degree but who have been active in 4H and FFA or at least FFA in high school are also eligible) at an accredited junior college, college or university.  The amount of the scholarship will be $500, one or two scholarships may be awarded.

Selection will be based on information provided on the application forms, an official transcript, an essay, and recommendations.  Applicants (including past recipients) may reapply for the scholarship for subsequent years.


Submit the completed application packet to the Clinton Community Educational Foundation, care of the Clinton High School Guidance Department, or mail directly to the CCEF, P.O. Box 395, Clinton, IL 61727 by Early 2020 (Date TBA)

Scholarship Forms

Beggs Application 2019 (pdf)

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Exelon-Clinton Power Station Application 2019 (pdf)

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James Adcock Application_2019 (pdf)

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Jerry Ryan Application_2019 (pdf)

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