Scholarship begins in Montessori student’s memory

Middle schools across the district are holding recognition celebrations for their eighth graders this week and next. But eighth graders in the Montessori program at the Thurgood Marshall School had another special recognition. At a ceremony May 29 at the school, Montessori students, teachers and families remembered student Dominick Cashatt, who died in a house fire in January 2013. They announced the Dominick Cashatt Scholarship at Rock Valley College in his honor. Each year for the next five years, five students — all Rockford Public...

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