Magda Walsh receives 2024 Michael S. Hollman Scholarship

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Maggie Walsh

Magda (Maggie) Walsh is a soon-to-be graduate of the College of DuPage whose journey embodies resilience and determination. As she prepares to embark on a double major in Accounting and Finance at Northern Illinois University, Maggie’s passion for financial integrity shines through. As a first-generation college student, she has overcome numerous challenges, emerging stronger with each hurdle.

Driven by her desire to excel in Public Accounting, Maggie’s academic achievements reflect her unwavering commitment to excellence. Beyond her studies, she finds balance as a devoted mom and supportive wife, drawing strength from her family as she pursues her dreams. Maggie’s story serves as a testament to the power of perseverance and the pursuit of one’s passions.

About the Michael S. Hollman Scholarship 

The 2024 Michael S. Hollman Scholarship, funded by AAUW member Donna Yule and an anonymous donor, honors Michael S. Hollman, a seven-year member of the AAUW Naperville Area Branch who serves on the scholarship committee and has generously supported numerous AAUW Naperville Area scholarships. This scholarship recognizes women who demonstrate leadership in their schools and communities and encourages them to pursue higher education despite interruptions in their progress.