In Service to Others
Jaimie Cox Memorial Scholarship
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 MAY 29, 2020. 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 Advia Credit Union in Rockton.
Information about donating to the fund can be directed to the JCMS Committee Chair, Officer Penny Cure at or (815) 624-6890.
COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS -- APPLICATION SUBMISSION UPDATE
The JCMS application submission deadline has been extended to May 29th, 2020. Applications with required attachments can be submitted by email (PDF) to or mailed to the following address:
Rockton Police Department
Attn: Sgt. Camacho / JCMS Application
110 East Main Street Rockton, IL 61072
Questions in regards to the application submission can be directed to (815) 624-0928.