How you can help Dress for Success Quad Cities – right here!

Jackson Kane wins SOAR Scholarship

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Jackson Kane is the next  high school senior selected to win this year’s S.O.A.R. Scholarship.

Jackson graduated from Monmouth-Roseville High School and plans to attend Bradley University.

After losing his older brother in 2006 to Leukemia, Jackson learned "how to grab every day and live life to the fullest." 

Jackson plans to study Sports Communication at Bradley and hopes to continue to help make a difference for kids with cancer.

Each winner receives a $500 scholarship to be used toward further education and training. 

To qualify, applicants submitted essay answers to questions geared at describing their S.O.A.R. characteristics, which are:

S – Strength
O – Optimism
A – Achievement
R – Resolve

The scholarships were awarded through a partnership between News 8 and The Sedona Group. 

The Sedona Group believes that supporting young adults in their education and training after high school is a key part of keeping our workforce and community competitive.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.