MENDOTA – Maya Martin of Mendota was the recipient of one of the LaSalle County Bar Association 2022 Scholarships. She recently started her college career at Loyola University of Chicago with the goal of a Bachelor’s Degree in neuroscience. Her ultimate goal is to obtain a doctorate in the field of neuropsychology and do research in neurodegenerative brain disease.
Martin obtained a straight A average in Honors courses all four years in high school. She was the class President, Illinois State Scholar, volunteered with “Feed My Starving Children,” and the Boys and Girls Club of America. She was the 2022 Queen of the Mendota Sweet Corn Festival.
She is the daughter of Jason and Lisa Martin of Mendota.