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Academics (East) for April 7, 2013

Hillcrest High School's Business Professionals Americstudents KarissmHarris (left) Jacqueline Cruz placed state competition. Cruz also qualified for nationals.  |

Hillcrest High School's Business Professionals of America students Karissma Harris (left) and Jacqueline Cruz placed at state competition. Cruz also qualified for nationals. | Supplied photo

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Updated: May 8, 2013 6:06AM



Here is a look at what Southlanders are accomplishing in school.

News from the SouthtownStar’s East region includes Country Club Hills, Richton Park, Homewood, Flossmoor, Olympia Fields, South Holland and Lansing.

Hillcrest

Jacqueline Cruz qualified to compete at the 2013 National Business Professionals of America conference in Orlando, Fla. Cruz is a senior at Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills.

H-F

Melissa Daniels recited the poems “Passing” and “Beautiful Wreckage” to claim the highest scores at the suburban Chicago regional final for Poetry Out Loud. Daniels is a senior at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor.

Rich South

Jaylen Zachery earned a Red and Black Scholarship to attend the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo. Zachery is a senior at Rich South High School in Richton Park.

H-F

The scholastic bowl team from Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor qualified for the Illinois High School Association state tournament after winning the sectional championship.

Team members are Alex Calpino, Maeve Coates Welsh, Miracle Diala, Vera Dureke, Jo Edelbrock, Jacob Fontana, Kevin Gislason, Mike Gislason, Robert Gramillano, Caitlin Lamb, Mike Mitchell, Elliott Runburg, Evan Runburg, Sara Ryan, Ethan Supler and Lauren Torian.

Rich Central

Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields earned first place at the 6th Municipal District mock trial competition held at South Suburban College in South Holland.

Team members include Arryen Calhoun, Raven Evans, Raven Ford-Lee, Deja Fox, Elizabeth Hurd, David Kennerson, Brandon Kyles, Tiffany Montgomery, Tia Sims and Zainab Yaya.

Hillcrest

Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills earned second place at the 6th Municipal District mock trial competition held at South Suburban College in South Holland.

Team members include Deborah Agoye, Clarence Amos, Tandalaha Davis, Penny Ford, Darron Gilton, Randle Ross, Alexis Simmons and Bria Starks.

H-F

Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor earned third place at the 6th Municipal District mock trial competition held at South Suburban College in South Holland.

Team members include Shavon Harrison, Kris Hill, Caleb Holman, Michael Lynch, Lorena Perry, Christina Pickett, Rose Richard and Andrea Roe.

T.F. South

Thornton Fractional South High School in Lansing earned fourth place at the 6th Municipal District mock trial competition held at South Suburban College in South Holland.

Team members include Debo Akinsanya, Alexandria Ashton, Deanna Cruz, John Kozlowski, Daniela Salas, Shanique Thomas and Brittany Turner.

Staff reports



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