In Service to Others

Jaimie Cox Memorial Scholarship
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Officer Jaimie Cox, a Hononegah Community High School graduate, lost his life on November 5, 2017, while serving and protecting the community of Rockford, Illinois.


Jaimie also proudly served in the United States National Guard. Jaimie was a kind, hardworking individual who selflessly dedicated his life to serving others.


The objective of this scholarship is to honor Jaimie’s memory by awarding an individual with a similar work ethic; one who is committed to the service of others as Jaimie was.


The $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to two HCHS senior students, interested in pursuing a career in emergency services in the following areas: Law Enforcement, Fire Sciences, Emergency Medical Technician, or Nursing.


Applications must be submitted by APRIL 1st, 2023.  Applications are available in HCHS Student Support Services Office or downloaded in (pdf) from this page.

The Jaimie Cox Memorial Scholarship was established by the Rockton Police Association (R.P.A.) and Caitlin Cox & Family.

Donations to the JCMS Fund can be made at the Rockton Police Department by check made payable to:  RPA-Jaimie Cox Scholarship.  Cash donations can be made directly to the scholarship account at any Advia Credit Union. 


Information about donating to the fund or the application process can be directed to the JCMS Committee Chair, Officer Nicole Papworth at or (815) 624-6896.

2018 Recipients

Joshua Anderson

Kendra Geddeis

2019 Recipients

Sandra Skominas 

Wyatt Simpson 

2020 Recipients

Alivia Lamendola

Amy Jones

2021 Recipients

Leah Wicklund

Emily Riley

2022 Recipients

Sofia Pina

Autumn Clark

2023 Recipients


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