Academics (East) for Oct. 6, 2013
October 3, 2013 2:56PM
Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School was represented at the Econ Illinois Economic Concepts Poster Contest awards celebration by attendees including Natalie McGrath (from left), of Flossmoor; Penny Drown, of Homer Glen; Izzy Schreck, of Orland Park; and Nora Whitten, of Orland Park. | Supplied photo
Updated: November 7, 2013 6:03AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders are accomplishing in school.
News includes South Holland, Matteson, Flossmoor and Richton Park.
De La Salle
Trumpet player Jalen Fields, of South Holland, recently participated in the All-Catholic Honor Band performance at VanderCook College of Music in Chicago.
Fields is a student at De La Salle Institute in Chicago.
While he was still a sophomore at Providence St. Mel School in Chicago, Courtney Gardner, of Matteson, was accepted at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Mass.
While she was a fourth-grader at Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School, Natalie McGrath, of Flossmoor, participated in the Econ Illinois Economic Concepts Poster Contest.
Also, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School in Orland Hills won first- and second-place awards at the contest.
New NHS members
Several students from Southland College Prep Charter High School in Richton Park recently were inducted into the National Honor Society.
The new members include Jasmine Artis, Jarrett Exum, Coretta Franklin, Breon Henley, Tiffany Hill, Amy Kwarteng, Carley Marberry, Reyven Morrow and Courtney Parker.
Jarel Robinson, Arielle Walker, Kaelyn Whiteside, Deiarah Wright, Taylor Allen, Leah Mitchell, Mauranda Owens, Brianna Tate and Brittany Thompson also are among the new National Honor Society members.