Markham: Three Cook County Schools Receive $100,000 From Amazon

By The Chicago Times Staff

February 25, 2022

MARKHAM, IL – Three schools in Markham have been awarded $100,000 from Amazon.

Amazon announced it has awarded $100,000 to the Barack Obama Academy, Markham Park School, and Prairie Hill Junior High School.

“We really want Amazon to continue to learn from the communities about your priorities, and we want to invest in the most important asset any of us have, which is our young people. Thinking about what they are going to build across the Southland and across the region as they learn and grow.  And Amazon is proud that we can bring just a small bit of resources to developing the vision that the leaders and the educators across the Southland have had for so long about the growth and development of their students.” said an Amazon representative in a statement.