The Baldini Scholarship Award

PRESENTED ANNUALLY AT THE OBAMA LEGACY DINNER

During the Obama Legacy Dinner, the McLean County Democrats honor the recipient of the John Baldini Scholarship at Illinois State University. The Baldini Scholarship is named after long-time McLean County Democratic Chair John Baldini. It is awarded to an Illinois State University student committed to civic and community engagement.

The Obama Legacy Scholarship Award

PRESENTED ANNUALLY AT THE OBAMA LEGACY DINNER

The Obama Legacy Scholarship was created in 2019 to honor Barack and Michelle Obama’s dedication to U.S. service members and community colleges. This scholarship is awarded to a Heartland Community College student who has or is serving in a military branch.

The John Penn Scholarship Award

PRESENTED ANNUALLY AT THE HONORING THE ROOSEVELTS DINNER 

During the Honoring the Roosevelts Dinner, the McLean County Democrats honor the recipient of the John Penn Scholarship.

The Roosevelt Award

PRESENTED ANNUALLY AT THE HONORING THE ROOSEVELTS DINNER

Annually, the McLean County Democrats host an event honoring the legacy of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt by presenting the Roosevelt Award to one or more members of the local party for Outstanding Service to the Party.

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Equal Rights Award

The Equal Rights Award recognizes the achievements and contributions of individuals and organizations whose selfless work helps create a world that is more inclusive, just, and fully equal for all.

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