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2013-2014 Fox Valley Leadership Team honorable mentions

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  • Emily Adams

      Emily Adams

  • Nick Anderson

      Nick Anderson

  • Makena Barickman

      Makena Barickman

  • Mitchell Bateman

      Mitchell Bateman

  • Susanna Cain

      Susanna Cain

  • Derrius Carter

      Derrius Carter

  • Mobeen "Farooq" Chaudhry

      Mobeen "Farooq" Chaudhry

  • Stephanie Cheng

      Stephanie Cheng

  • Kelsey Cummings

      Kelsey Cummings

  • Anna Dispensa

      Anna Dispensa

  • Agilda Dema

      Agilda Dema

  • Hilary Dunn

      Hilary Dunn

  • Melody Fisher-Lewek

      Melody Fisher-Lewek

  • Nicolle Marie Gaudette

      Nicolle Marie Gaudette

  • Zach Harbaugh

      Zach Harbaugh

  • Collin Holte

      Collin Holte

  • Samantha Hoyt

      Samantha Hoyt

  • Megan Imundo

      Megan Imundo

  • Zander Lopez

      Zander Lopez

  • Tyler Maryanski

      Tyler Maryanski

  • Elizabeth Oladokun

      Elizabeth Oladokun

  • Jordan Pasco

      Jordan Pasco

  • Bernadette Pauls

      Bernadette Pauls

  • Monica Ramirez

      Monica Ramirez

  • Stephen Ryder

      Stephen Ryder

  • Mehak Sarang

      Mehak Sarang

  • Charles Shin

      Charles Shin

  • Anne Siesennop

      Anne Siesennop

  • Tyler Splitt

      Tyler Splitt

 

Emily Adams

Harvest Christian Academy

Hometown: South Elgin

Class: Senior

Parents: Fred and Cheryl Adams

Sponsor: Jill Nolan, English teacher

Community service: Student council treasurer, volunteer worship leader at church, student mentoring program, homecoming committee

Nick Anderson

Cary-Grove High School

Hometown: Cary

Class: Senior

Parents: Bill and Lisa Anderson

Sponsor: Jim Kelly, dean of students

Community service: Interact club president, French club, link crew commissioner, National Honor Society

Makena Barickman

Elgin Academy

Hometown: Geneva

Class: Senior

Parents: Betty Watanabe and Peter Barickman

Sponsor: Doug Sept, director of the upper school

Community service: Student council president, peer tutoring and mentoring, volunteer at United Methodist Church of Geneva

Mitchell Bateman

Kaneland High School

Hometown: Kaneville

Class: Senior

Parents: Angie and Dan Bateman

Sponsor: April Rames, English teacher and theater director

Community service: Student Services Advisory Council representative, Peer Leadership adviser, First Baptist Church of Geneva student leader

Susanna Cain

Elgin Academy

Hometown: Geneva

Class: Senior

Parents: John and Rebecca Cain

Sponsor: Doug Sept, director of the upper school

Community service: Varsity basketball and track and field member, volunteer at soup kitchen of Elgin, National Honor Society member

Derrius Carter

Jacobs High School

Hometown: Algonquin

Class: Senior

Parents: Derrick and Betty Carter

Sponsor: Leigh Adler, counselor

Community service: National Honor Society president, volunteer at Advocate Sherman Hospital, member of track and field team

Mobeen 'Farooq' Chaudhry

St. Charles East High School

Hometown: West Chicago

Parents: Zarga and Abid Chaudhry

Class: Senior

Sponsor: Jeff Bialeschki, counselor

Community service: National Honor Society president, peer leadership program, student council treasurer, editor-in-chief of school paper

Stephanie Cheng

West Aurora High School

Hometown: North Aurora

Class: Junior

Parents: Moses and Anne Cheng

Sponsor: William Stanley, counselor

Community service: Nursery volunteer at Morningstar Community Church, Radius Camps volunteer, Urban Youth Ministries kids camp volunteer

Kelsey Cummings

Jacobs High School

Hometown: Algonquin

Class: Senior

Parents: John and Jeanine Cummings

Sponsor: Kathryn O'Brien, math teacher and softball coach

Community service: Student council president, National Honor Society member, head chair of Adopt-a-Family, member of softball team

Agilda Dema

Batavia High School

Hometown: Batavia

Class: Senior

Parents: Hasan and Elida Dema

Sponsor: Steven Lesniak, counselor

Community service: Delnor Community Hospital volunteer, Albanian animal rescue team service leader, National Honor Society member, National French Honor Society member, National English Honor Society member

Anna Dispensa

Geneva High School

Hometown: Geneva

Class: Senior

Parents: Frank and Cheryl Dispensa

Sponsor: Cathy Pool, counselor

Community service: Student council vice president, homecoming committee, National Honor Society member, marching band section leader, Arden Angles volunteer

Hilary Dunn

South Elgin High School

Hometown: South Elgin

Class: Senior

Parents: Jim and Michele Dunn

Sponsor: Rachel Gleason, teacher

Community service: Hugh O'Brian Youth ambassador, Grace Evangelical Church ministries worship leader, National Honor Society, Tri-M music honor society

Melody Fisher-Lewek

Rosary High School

Hometown: Batavia

Class: Junior

Parents: Candy Fisher and Larry Lewek

Sponsor: Edie Branom, counselor

Community service: Immanuel Lutheran Church and school volunteer, West Suburban Humane Society volunteer, Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor

Nicolle Marie Gaudette

Westminster Christian School

Hometown: South Elgin

Class: Senior

Parents: Ernest and LoAnn Gaudette

Sponsor: Scott Sevey, counselor

Community service: National Honor Society vice president, St. Mark's Lutheran Church Christmas musical director, Community Outreach club member, Blues and Barbers choir member

Zach Harbaugh

Harvest Christian Academy

Hometown: St. Charles

Class: Senior

Parents: Mark and LeAnn Harbaugh

Sponsor: Jason Acres, pastor and teacher

Community service: Four years varsity soccer, soccer team captain, National Honor Society member, peer mentorship and discipleship, homecoming committee

Collin Holte

St. Edward Central Catholic High School

Hometown: Elgin

Class: Senior

Parents: Michael and Louise Holte

Sponsor: Wendy Kelly, English teacher

Community service: Feed My Starving Children volunteer, Crusader youth football volunteer, community Thanksgiving meal volunteer, peer ministry member

Samantha Hoyt

Westminster Christian School

Hometown: East Dundee

Class: Senior

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Hoyt

Sponsor: Carolyn Palmer, high school principal

Community service: Varsity Science Olympiad member, National Honor Society, Immanuel Lutheran Church mission worker, organized Volley for Africa event

Megan Imundo

Batavia High School

Hometown: Aurora

Class: Senior

Parents: Bob and Kim Imundo

Sponsor: Alton Rollerson, counselor

Community service: National Honor Society, Key Club member, Immanuel Lutheran Church nursery volunteer, student ambassador to board of education

Zander Lopez

Dundee-Crown High School

Hometown: Dundee

Class: Senior

Parents: Nick and Elizabeth Lopez

Sponsor: Gabriela Wilson, Spanish teacher

Community service: Rotary Club treasurer, National Honor Society board member and volunteer, Beta Club member, Smiles 4 Bob volunteer

Tyler Maryanski

Marmion Academy

Hometown: Aurora

Class: Senior

Parents: Glen and Eileen Maryanski

Sponsor: Michael Burrows, school chaplain

Community service: MENtor volunteer, Kairos Retreat rector/spiritual retreat leader, Feed My Starving Children volunteer, Sleep Out Saturday member

Elizabeth Oladokun

Larkin High School

Hometown: Elgin

Class: Senior

Parents: Marian Oyewande

Sponsor: Jill Hunt, counselor

Community service: Student government member, National Honor Society member, Superintendent student advisory council, Celestial Church of Christ volunteer

Jordan Pasco

Huntley High School

Hometown: Huntley

Class: Senior

Parents: Paul and Anne Pasco

Sponsor: Karen Miller, counselor

Community service: Student Council president, National Honor Society member, yearbook editor-in-chief, Community Service Club member

Bernadette Pauls

Aurora Central Catholic High School

Hometown: Sugar Grove

Class: Senior

Parents: Robert and Jane Pauls

Sponsor: Bridget Buckley, counselor

Community service: Kairos team leader, Feed My Starving Children volunteer, Pro-Life Club activist, National Honor Society historian, Student Ambassador president

Monica Ramirez

St. Edward Central Catholic High School

Hometown: Hoffman Estates

Class: Senior

Parents: Saul and Estela Ramirez

Sponsor: Tim Brieger, social studies teacher

Community service: Anderson Animal Shelter volunteer, Sparks Academy youth soccer coach, Feed My Starving Children volunteer, varsity soccer

Stephen Ryder

West Aurora High School

Hometown: Aurora

Class: Senior

Parents: Jeffery and Bonnie Ryder

Sponsor: Steven Stern, science teacher

Community service: Peer Tutor volunteer, vice president of Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra student council, Kiwanis volunteer, marching band member

Mehak Sarang

St. Charles North High School

Hometown: St. Charles

Class: Senior

Parents: Divya and Beneet Sarang

Sponsor: Peter Gleason, science teacher

Community service: Spanish National Honor Society member, Television For the Environment volunteer, National Honor Society member, student council vice president

Charles Shin

Marian Central Catholic High School

Hometown: Crystal Lake

Class: Senior

Parents: Min and Myung Shin

Sponsor: Rebecca Reed, counselor

Community service: Student government president, National Honor Society member, mentoring program volunteer, Safe Driving Club member

Anne Siesennop

Crystal Lake South High School

Hometown: Crystal Lake

Class: Senior

Parents: Tom and Debbie Siesennop

Sponsor: Tammy Freund, counselor

Community service: CLS food pantry volunteer, Crystal Lake Oktoberfest volunteer, National Honor Society member, student council president

Tyler Splitt

Crystal Lake South High School

Hometown: Crystal Lake

Class: Senior

Parents: Michael and Sheila Splitt

Sponsor: Tammy Freund, counselor

Community service: National Honor Society president, Kiwanis volunteer, student council member, Gator Link crew member

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