DeKalb County Community Foundation announces new annual scholarship for future teachers

Gregory B. Widerberg
Gregory B. Widerberg

SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Community Foundation announced a new annual scholarship that will be awarded to a graduating DeKalb High School senior majoring in education, according to a news release from the foundation.

The community foundation said in a news release the Gregory B. Widerberg Memorial Scholarship Fund commemorates the DeKalb native and former physical education teacher, football coach and basketball coach who taught adaptive P.E. to children with special needs from pre-school to high school during the last five years of his 32-year teaching career. Widerberg was born in 1947 and died June 30, 2018.

Donations to the fund can be made online at dekalbccf.org/donate, or by mail to the DeKalb County Community Foundation, 475 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178. For more information, contact DCCF Executive Director Dan Templin at 815-748-5383 or dan@dekalbccf.org.

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