Kai Garris, a 2019 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has been awarded a Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship.
Garris, of Flossmoor, was one of 72 regional recipients of the scholarship this year. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance and leadership skills.
The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate education-related expenses. He will be attending DePaul University in the fall.
“Leaders and Achievers Scholarship winners are not only committed to academic excellence, they understand the importance of service and volunteerism and are leaders in their communities,” said John Crowley, Comcast’s regional senior vice president. “We’re honored to recognize their achievements and proud to support them as they continue their educational journeys.”
Garris is the son of Brandy Garris and Kiwane Garris.