Originally published in 1986 by John R. Cervantes in 1986, My Moline is the true story of the events that led a large Mexican family to flee the dangers of their homeland, and risk the uncertainties of illegal immigration into the United States. The revised edition offers a fresh update of John’s book and includes […]
“As a first generation student and first generation American, I am willing to work my absolute hardest as it is a privilege to have been able to move to the United States.” Brandon was awarded our ninth annual scholarship during a presentation at the Butterworth Center in Moline, IL on May 20, 2017. Brandon will […]
The trustees of the John R. Cervantes Memorial Scholarship awarded the 2016 scholarship to Anthony Tonet at Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse in Moline earlier this week.
Luke Giovanine was presented with the 2015 John R. Cervantes Scholarship. Congratulations!
Luke Giovanine has become the first male recipient of the John R. Cervantes Memorial Scholarship. Luke will attend Valparaiso University’s engineering program in the fall.
The winner of the 2014 John R. Cervantes Memorial Scholarship is Moline High School senior Hannah Wright. Hannah will be attending John’s alma mater, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this fall. She will be eligible to receive $1,000 each year she attends college, up to $4,000 in total aid. Over the past weekend, Hannah […]
Last Saturday at the historic Butterworth Center in the Overlook District of Moline, IL, the Mary Little Deere-Fort Armstrong branch of the Daugthers of the American Revolution presented scholarships to Becky Lankford and Kylie Romeo on behalf of the John R. Cervantes Memorial Scholarship Fund. Becky is this year’s winner of the award and was […]
The 2013 winner of the John R. Cervantes Memorial Scholarship Fund is Moline High School graduate Becky Lankford. Becky is an Illinois State Scholar award winner, three-sport athlete in basketball, softball, and cross-country, and graduated #1 in her class with a 4.0 GPA. This fall, she will be attending the the University of Illinois at […]
The 2012 winner of the John R. Cervantes Memorial Scholarship Fund is Moline High School graduate Kylie Romeo. Kylie will receive a $1,000 award each year she attends college, up to four years total. This fall, she will be attending Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, where she plans to major in biology.
Zina Ellis was awarded the 2011 John R. Cervantes Memorial Scholarship at Moline High School’s convocation on Monday, May 16. She will be attending Yale University in the fall.