Academics (North) for Nov. 3, 2013
October 31, 2013 3:18PM
The Oak Lawn Community High School baseball team has been recognized by the Illinois High School Association with the Team Academic Award. | Supplied photo
Updated: December 4, 2013 6:17AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders in the SouthtownStar’s North region are accomplishing in school
News includes Justice, Oak Lawn, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community, Alsip, Evergreen Park, Palos Heights and Palos Park.
Wilkins Junior High School
Seventh-grader Savannah Reinhart and eighth-grader Christina Guzman, both of Wilkins Junior High School in Justice, received honors for their entries in an anti-bullying poster contest sponsored by the school.
Oak Lawn Community High School
The Spartans baseball team from Oak Lawn Community High School was recognized by the Illinois High School Association with the Team Academic Award for earning a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
Players Bob Kametas, Connor Niemiec, Mitch Swatek, Lorenzo Gudino, Marcin Krzysiak and Matt Dunne helped lead the team to this honor.
Mother McAuley High School
Several area students from the class of 2013 were named Illinois State Scholars from Mother McAuley High School in Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community. 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 and Jenna Wojcicki.
Evergreen Park — Kelly Clarke, Ceili Erickson, Jane Kelly, Sarah Newell and Brenna Smith.
Oak Lawn — Melissa Fox, Bridget Hynes, Callie Janet, Elizabeth Janet, Mary Kilroy, Rebecca Mankus, Lauren March, Clare McKeown and Jamila Sweis.
Palos Heights — Grace Haberkorn, Clare Kennedy and Kerry Kennedy.
Palos Park — Alexis Flamburis.