JACL Chicago’s scholarship program recognizes the accomplishments of students who have demonstrated a commitment to JACL’s mission of advancing social justice and promoting the legacy and cultural heritage of the Japanese American community.

Please join us at our annual scholarship luncheon on May 19 to celebrate the achievements of this year’s scholarship winners:

Anthony Del Valle, Amundsen High School

Kevin Kodama, Oak Park and River Forest High School

Eric Langowski, University of Chicago

Ava McLean, Lyons Township High School

Jack Shimabukuro, Niles West High School

Yohta Shimizu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jack Velez, Benedictine University

Anne Watanabe, University of Illinois at Chicago