Our mission is to celebrate and nurture youth leaders by helping them develop a deep sense of self and responsibility for improving their communities.
Serving the community during the 2023-24 program year
During the 2022-23 program year, the JWLA volunteered 940 hours and partnered with the following community organizations:
The Wynn family selected ETHS senior Maria Martinez as the 2023 Catherine McKnight Scholarship recipient. Maria plans on attending Northern Illinois University. The Catherine McKnight Scholarship was presented to Maria at the Senior Scholarship Night held on May 10th.
Congratulations and best wishes to Maria!
The Justin Wynn Fund Board of Directors presented the Marcia Wynn Award to the Max Shure and Tracey Denlow. Max and Tracey have been dedicated supporters of the Justin Wynn Fund for many years. Max and Tracey were honored at the Parent/Board Gathering held on Sept. 12, 2022.
The Wynn family awarded the 2022 Catherine McKnight Scholarships to ETHS seniors Taryn Robinson and Timothy Russell. ETHS honored Taryn and Timothy at the virtual ETHS Senior Scholarship Night held on May 11, 2022.
Taryn plans to attend Duke University and major in Psychology with a minor in Dance. Timothy will attend Northwestern University and study Mechanical Engineering.
Congratulations and Best Wishes to Taryn and Timothy!
We honored Wynner parents, Carmen Wallace and Megan McDermott at 2021 Parent Board Gathering on September 27. Wynners Maya Wallace and Logan McDermott presented their mothers with the 2021 Marcia Wynn Award.
The Marcia Wynn Award honors parents who have been consistent supporters of the Justin Wynn Fund and the JWLA.
Congratulations Carmen and Megan!
The Wynn family selected ETHS graduates Abigail Roman and Alex Johnson to receive the 2021 Catherine McKnight scholarship. ETHS honored Abigail and Alex at the virtual ETHS Senior Scholarship Night held on May 12, 2021.
Abigail plans to attend Tulane University. Alex will attend Georgetown University.
Congratulations and Best Wishes to Abigail and Alex!