Academics (North) for April 14, 2013
April 11, 2013 2:14PM
At Mother McAuley High School in Chicago, 41 members of the class of 2013 were named Illinois state scholars. | Supplied photo
Updated: May 15, 2013 6:06AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders are accomplishing in school.
News from the SouthtownStar’s North region includes Alsip, Chicago, Evergreen Park, Oak Lawn, Palos Heights, Palos Park, Hickory Hills, Justice and Burbank.
Several area students from Mother McAuley High School in Chicago were named Illinois State Scholars. They include:
Alsip — Sarah Abbott
Chicago — Anna Burns, Maureen Butler, Caitlin Conroy, Caitlin Cronin, Mary Joan Evans, Sinead Finnerty, Natalie Fricks, Margaret Graney-Dolan, Katherine Mitchell, Maureen O’Connor, Kayla Patrick, Jessie Racinowski, Samantha Rowling, Emily Ryan, Christine Schmidt, Anne Stasaitis, Christina Vogt, Sarah West, Jenna Wojcicki
Evergreen Park — Kelly Clarke, Ceili Erickson, Jane Kelly, Sarah Newell, Brenna Smith
Oak Lawn — Melissa Fox, Bridget Hynes, Callie Janet, Elizabeth Janet, Mary Kilroy, Rebecca Mankus, Lauren March, Clare McKeown, Jamila Sweis
Palos Heights — Grace Haberkorn, Clare Kennedy, Kerry Kennedy
Palos Park — Alexis Flamburis
Daniel Buss, of Hickory Hills; Andrew Fick, of Justice; Daniel Hecker, of Burbank; and William Rickhoff, of Oak Lawn; were named Illinois State Scholars at St. Laurence High School in Burbank.
Several area students performed in a musical retelling of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” at Marist High School in Chicago. They included:
Alsip — Brian Canchola, as the Wiz
Evergreen Park — Elijah Anderson, as the Tinman
Oak Lawn — Brittany Kapjon, as Addaperle the witch; Lily Paterno, as Evillene the witch; Meghan Cronin, as Glinda the witch
Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community — John McCabe, as the Scarecrow; Mark Wirtz, as the Lion;
Chicago’s Beverly community — Ben Barry, as the Scarecrow; Rob Hall, as Uncle Henry; Cara Harris and Maggie Oberst, doubling as Aunt Em; Fiona Clair, as Glinda the witch.