Troy Craughwell honors students making a difference
June 7, 2012 12:18PM
Abriba Hasan (from left), John Chignoli and Alessa Smith were Students of the Month at Joliet Catholic Academy. | submitted photo
Updated: July 13, 2012 10:12AM
Making a difference
JOLIET — April recipients of the Troy Craughwell Those Who Make a Difference student recognition program were:
Kindergarten: Joshua Allison, Peyton Ristau, Jack O’Connor, Logan Stenquist and Jose Nevarez.
First grade: Noelle Hayes, Aubrie Hromadka, Kara Johnson, Taniya Mattix and Daniela Mendoz.
Second grade: Monnay Bass, Kayleigh Mosher, Jermain McCann, DeMarcus Lee and Michael Tieri.
Third grade: Julianna Crompton, Jalen Doby, Julian Martinez and Alex Meyer.
Fourth grade: Kathryn Epling, Leonard Hohisel and Kendall Kobe.
JOLIET — Joliet Catholic Academy announced its Students of the Month for March: John Chignoli, Joliet Noon Lions Club; Ariba Hasan, Rotary Club of Joliet; and Alessa Smith, Kiwanis Club of Joliet.
The son of William and Karen of Joliet, Chignoli rplans on attending the University of Iowa, majoring in accounting with a minor in finance.
The daughter of Syed Hasan and Farah Jofri, Hasan, of Bolingbrook, plans on attending Benedictine University, majoring in medicine with the hopes of becoming a pediatrician.
The daughter of Stan and Joyce of Shorewood, Smith plans on attending Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind., with a double major in youth ministry and counseling and a minor in Biblical studies.
Minooka music honors
MINOOKA — Minooka High School musicians and singers were selected to perform as part of the Fox Valley Music Festival on April 29-30 at East Aurora High School. Guest conductors included University of Minnesota band director Craig Kirchkoff, and Wheaton Conservatory of Music director Daniel Sommerville.
Sophomore Erin Mathewson, oboe, was selected for the festival orchestra.
Festival band: junior Kayla Bachar, flute; junior Ashely Grygienc, flute; senior Austin Scholp, trombone; senior Haley Reichardt, clarinet; senior Molly Willeford, bass clarinet; senior Anna Strle, clarinet; senior Ryan Volke, euphonium; junior Jeff Breunig, tuba.The following MCHS Festival choir: sophomore Samantha Ingold, senior Darcy Chobar, junior Alli Swank, sophomore Robyn Clarke, junior Carly Garcia, junior Justin Miner, sophomore Kody Isemonger, junior Bobby Smith, junior Thomas Russell, sophomore Drew Hargreave.
“These singers and musicians put on memorable performances and worked very hard over the two days of rehearsal,” MCHS Choral Program Director Randy Benware said.
LTHS language honors
LOCKPORT — Lockport Township High School inducted students into its World Language Honor Societies.
German Honor Society: Sarah Cryer, Kaylee Goddard, Jennifer Lee, Phillip Lullo, Emma Mueller, Matthew Ploger, Kelly Schore, Joanna Surowka and Christopher Wernsman.
Japanese National Honor Society: Riley Adelman, Brooke Bianchi, Ryan Colgren, Araceli Lozano, Jason Pellettiere, Alyssa Pragovich, Clarke Smith and Jessica Woyner.
French Honor Society: Deimante Bagdonaviciute, Marissa Bauer, Lillian Bramlet, Shannon Brannigan, Lacey Clarida, Eric Cuevas, Maribel De Haro, Christine Doyle, Samantha Doyle, John Duax, Jorge Duran, Kathleen Fesmire, Breanna Foster, Amie Gallagher, William Gleaves, Claire Gora, Gabrielle Guido, Courtney Hackett, Breanna Hanus, Sally Hausken, Brandon Hazlett, Nathaniel Ing, Gabrielle Kooi, Veronica Koranda, Michelle Kula, Natalie Kulik, Sarah Kurzawski, Shelby Leonardo, Ashley Lillis, Jessica Lisy, Crystal Mack, Alexis Marsh, Gustavo Maso, Kyle McElroy, Zachary Maraj, Amanda Moran, Morgan Mulcahy, Shannon Murphy, Molly Murtaugh, Adrian Orea, Vivianne Orozco, Steven Owre, Leslie Pardo, Kayla Pfeiffer, Taylor Pietryk, Nina Pilon, Cara Plescia, Joe Pleshar, Stephanie Pocius, Shaquarian Purnell, Natalie Kulik, Sarah Kurzawski, Shelby Leonardo, Ashley Lillis, Jessica Lisy, Crystal Mack, Alexis Marsh, Gustavo Maso, Kyle McElroy, Zachary Maraj, Amanda Moran, Morgan Mulcahy, Shannon Murphy, Molly Murtaugh, Adrian Orea, Vivianne Orozco, Steven Owre, Leslie Pardo, Kayla Pfeiffer, Taylor Pietryk, Nina Pilon, Cara Plescia, Joe Pleshar, Stephanie Pocius and Shaquarian Purnell.
Spanish Honor Society: Saira Ahmed, Michelle Alano, Dakota Anderson, Franceska Anderson-Vargas, Andrew Ascencio, Teige Ballweber, Matt Baran, Noah Beissel, Jessica Berry, Katie Caccippio, Sami Corcoran, Stephan Del Rio, Angela Dominici, David Dziedzina, Alexis Ellstrom, Kelsey Fedor, Aubrey Ficek, Rebecca Gullett, Kelly Hearne, Jordanna Jast, Michelle Johnson, Patrick Karli, Sara Koniewicz, Natalie Krajewski, Samantha Lehr, Lindsay Martin, Megan Mavrinac, Nicole Mayda, Jessica Meaney, Jenna Mitchell, Julia Organ, Isabelle Piebanek, Nora Polaski, Rachel Polke, Kalyn Putman, Krystal Remijas, Adrienne Roppolo, Lauren Seggebruch, Madison Serpico, Jenna Sobczyk, Jacob Speechley, Jessica Sullivan, Tyler Tomczak, Anna Volkman, Allyson Ware, Daniel Westra and Sydney Wolak.
Marian Catholic High School honored its local students of the month for April and May.
Business: Genevieve Helsel ’15 of Frankfort.
Religion: Katherine Spear ’14 of Mokena.