Naperville Park District accepting applications for Officer White Scholarship

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The Naperville Park District is accepting applications for a $2,000 scholarship that will be awarded for commitment to public service. Read the full release below.

Applications are being accepted now through April 9, 2014 for the 2014 Officer David White Scholarship. This scholarship honors the compassionate public service modeled by Naperville park police officer David White, whose actions helped save a young man’s life in 2006.

The $2,000 scholarship is open to an individual age 25 and under who either is a son or daughter of an active duty Naperville police officer, park police officer, or firefighter or someone who is serving in one of these roles themselves.  Naperville Police Explorers and Naperville Fire Explorers also are eligible.

The 2014 application and brochure and can be downloaded at and paper copies are available at the Naperville Park District Administration Building at 320 W. Jackson Ave. The deadline for submitting completed applications is Wednesday, April 9 at 5:00 p.m. The scholarship winner will be recognized at the annual City of Naperville Police award ceremony on May 15, 2014.


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