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Lake County Academic Team honorable mentions

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  • Steven Balog

      Steven Balog

  • Sarah Bassett

      Sarah Bassett

  • Casey Brew

      Casey Brew

  • Hillary Bunnelle

      Hillary Bunnelle

  • Samantha Danguilan

      Samantha Danguilan

  • Eric Donahue

      Eric Donahue

  • Tammy Ellis

      Tammy Ellis

  • Monika Gasiorek

      Monika Gasiorek

  • Christopher Georgen

      Christopher Georgen

  • Elena Gonzalez

      Elena Gonzalez

  • Anne Goodman

      Anne Goodman

  • Megan Lantz

      Megan Lantz

  • Megan Marshalla

      Megan Marshalla

  • Nathan McMahon

      Nathan McMahon

  • William Padovano

      William Padovano

  • Megan Spoo

      Megan Spoo

  • Jillian Wuorenma

      Jillian Wuorenma

 

Steven Balog

School: Round Lake High School

Hometown: Round Lake Beach

Parents: Erzsebet and Istvan Balog

Sponsor: Kurt A. Sinclair

Class rank: 2 out of 441

GPA: 4.569 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 33; SAT: 1950

College: Brown University

Planned major: Biology

Awards, honors: National Honor Society, Principal's top 10 list

Sarah Julianna Bassett

School: Mundelein High School

Hometown: Mundelein

Parents: Jeffrey and Ellen Bassett

Sponsor: George Kaider

Class rank: 1 out of 540

GPA: 4.5094 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 33

College: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Planned major: Civil and environmental engineering

Awards, honors: National AP Scholar, All Academic Varsity Sports Award, National Merit Commended Scholar, National Honor Society, Illinois State Scholar

Casey Brew

School: Wauconda High School

Hometown: Island Lake

Parents: Tim and Lisa Brew

Sponsor: Alan Willhoit

Class rank: 2 out of 284

GPA: 4.5952 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 33

College: Northwestern University, Loyola University, University of Chicago

Planned major: Molecular biology

Awards, honors: Illinois State Scholar, All Athletic Award (tennis), National Honor Society

Hillary Bunnelle

School: Mundelein High School

Hometown: Mundelein

Parents: Bill Bunnelle and Leslie Evans

Sponsor: Andrew Hirshman

Class rank: 2 out of 540

GPA: 4.4505 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 32

College: Case Western Reserve University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Columbia University

Planned major: Engineering

Awards, honors: AP Scholar with honor, National Merit Commended Scholar, National Honor Society, North Suburban Conference All-Academic

Samantha Danguilan

School: Round Lake High School

Hometown: Hainesville

Parents: Joe and Virginia Danguilan

Sponsor: Kurt A. Sinclair

Class rank: 1 out of 441

GPA: 4.659 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 29; SAT: 1730

College: Smith College

Planned major: Environmental studies, gender studies

Awards, honors: National Honor Society, Principal's top 10 list, AP Scholar, Round Lake/Fox Lake Exchange Club Student of the Year, All-Academic Athletic Award

Eric Donahue

School: Grayslake Central High School

Hometown: Ingleside

Parents: John and Dawn Donahue

Sponsor: Kristen Carlson

Class rank: 2 out of 316

GPA: 4.605 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 34

College: Princeton, Yale, Columbia

Planned major: Government, history

Awards, honors: National Merit Commended Scholar, National Honor Society, AP Scholar, Illinois State Scholar

Tammy Ellis

School: Wauconda High School

Hometown: Port Barrington

Parents: Steve and Nancy Ellis

Sponsor: Wendy Mills

Class rank: 1 out of 285

GPA: 4.667 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 31

College: Olivet Nazarene University

Planned major: Math, psychology or sociology

Awards, honors: Illinois State Scholar, IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award, National Honor Society, AP Scholar, North Suburban Conference All-Academic Team

Monika Gasiorek

School: Lake Zurich High School

Hometown: Lake Zurich

Parents: Miroslaw and Beata Gasiorek

Sponsor: Craig Lehigh

Class rank: 2 out of 580

GPA: 4.56 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 32; SAT: n/a

College: Georgetown University, College of William and Mary, George Washington University

Planned major: International relations, pre-law

Awards, honors: National Merit Commended Scholar, National Honor Society, AP Scholar, Illinois State Scholar, North Suburban Conference Sportsmanship Award for varsity tennis

Christopher Georgen

School: Carmel Catholic High School

Hometown: Kildeer

Parents: Dan and Laura Georgen

Sponsor: Lynne Strutzel

Class rank: 2 out of 308

GPA: 4.52 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 36; SAT: 2300

College: Princeton, Harvard, College of William and Mary

Planned major: Physics

Awards, honors: National Merit Finalist, National Honor Society, AP Scholar, Monroe Scholar, IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award

Anne Goodman

School: Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart

Hometown: Lake Bluff

Parents: Mark and Susan Goodman

Sponsor: Madonna Lee Edmunds

Class rank: School doesn't rank

GPA: 5.46 on a weighted 5.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 31

College: University of Virginia; University of Notre Dame; Washington University, St. Louis

Planned major: Architecture

Awards, honors: AP Scholar with honor, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Presidential Scholar, Illinois State Scholar

Elena Gonzalez

School: Carmel Catholic High School

Hometown: Mundelein

Parents: Carlos Gonzalez and Terese Van Donsel

Sponsor: Lynne Strutzel

Class rank: 10 out of 308

GPA: 4.37 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 35; SAT: 2300

College: Yale

Planned major: Classics

Awards, honors: National Merit Finalist, National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar, AP Scholar with honor, National Honor Society

Megan Lantz

School: Grayslake Central High School

Hometown: Hainesville

Parents: Pam Cecil and Doug Lantz

Sponsor: Kristen Carlson

Class rank: 5 out of 316

GPA: 4.5 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 31

College: Columbia College, University of Iowa, Augustana College

Planned major: Writing

Awards, honors: National Honor Society, AP Scholar, Illinois State Scholar

Megan Marshalla

School: Lake Zurich High School

Hometown: Lake Zurich

Parents: Bill and Suzy Marshalla

Sponsor: Kaye Polakoff

Class rank: 3 out of 580

GPA: Not listed

Test scores: ACT: 34

College: University of Notre Dame, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Vanderbilt University

Planned major: Biology, pre-med

Awards, honors: AP Scholar with honor, Illinois State Scholar, National Honor Society, North Suburban Conference Sportsmanship Award

Nathan McMahon

School: Lakes Community High School

Hometown: Lindenhurst

Parents: Paul and Kelly McMahon

Sponsor: Christina Kupsco

Class rank: 1 out of 306

GPA: 4.7 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 32

College: Milwaukee School of Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Purdue University

Planned major: Biomedical engineering

Awards, honors: Illinois State Scholar, North Suburban Conference All-Academic, National Honor Society

William Padovano

School: Vernon Hills High School

Hometown: Vernon Hills

Parents: Erika and Vincent Padovano

Sponsor: DeAnn Firnbach

Class rank: n/a

GPA: 4.684 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 35

College: Stanford, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Planned major: Biomedical engineering, pre-med

Awards, honors: AP Scholar with distinction, Award for Academic Excellence in International Language, Illinois State Scholar

Megan Spoo

School: Antioch Community High School

Hometown: Antioch

Parents: Chari Hendricks

Sponsor: John Whitehurst

Class rank: 2 out of 333

GPA: 4.721 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 32

College: Loyola University, Northwestern University

Planned major: Pre-medicine

Awards, honors: AP Scholar; Spanish Honor Society; Prairie State Achievement Award in Math, Science, Writing and Reading; Illinois State Scholar; National Honor Society

Jillian Wuorenma

School: Lakes Community High School

Hometown: Lindenhurst

Parents: Dennis and Karen Wuorenma

Sponsor: Gwen Varney

Class rank: 13 out of 306

GPA: 4.3 on a weighted 4.0 scale

Test scores: ACT: 30

College: Mount Holyoke College, Knox College

Planned major: History of English

Awards, honors: National Honor Society, Best Inbound Student -- Rotary Club International for Foreign Exchange Students, Eagle Pride Award

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