Officer Quarello served with the Minier Police Department and other
law enforcement agencies for nearly 40 years.
Officer Quarello committed his career to helping others, especially
youth. He served as a police explorer and later started numerous
police explorer posts for various police agencies in Mason County
and Tazewell County. Officer Quarello also taught the D.A.R.E.
program for six different school districts.
The recipients must be enrolled in classes in preparation for a
career within law enforcement or a related field. Current law
enforcement officers returning to school for ongoing education are
eligible as well.
Applicants must be a permanent resident of Fulton, Mason, Peoria,
or Tazewell County.
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Members or former members of an explorer program in the W.D.
Boyce Council are also eligible to apply. Scholarship winners will be
awarded a minimum of $500.00 depending on availability of funding. To date, over
$18,000 in scholarships has been awarded since the inception of the scholarship.
The scholarship application is available from the Minier Police Department by
calling 309-392-2442 ext. 5 or via e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due by May 1, 2020.
[Chief Daryl Weseloh]