Honorable mentions: Lake County Leadership Team, 2015-2016

 
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Paige Auckland
Paige Auckland
Paige Auckland

Grant Community High School

Hometown: Ingleside

Class: Senior

Parents: Daniel and Michelle Auckland

Sponsor: Angela Balanag, English teacher

Community service: National Honor Society "Sunday Funday" children's winter activity volunteer; Fox Lake Library Bulldog Buddies reading tutor; volunteers at PADS; Illinois Leadership Seminars helping sophomores realize and apply their leadership potential; worked at the Fox Lake-Round Lake Rotary Christmas party for grade school students.

Katherine Bell
Katherine Bell
Katherine Bell

Warren Township High School

Hometown: Gurnee

Class: Senior

Parents: Mike and Peggy Bell

Sponsor: Gail Triveline, counselor

Community service: FBLA - Sole Searching Shoe Collection; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Run/Walk; Mano a Mano; FBLA - ESSE Adult Day Services; Relay For Life.

John Caffarelli
John Caffarelli
John Caffarelli

Carmel Catholic High School

Hometown: Libertyville

Class: Senior

Parents: Rich Caffarelli and Jill Caffarelli

Sponsor: Michael Fitzgibbons, campus minister

Community service: St. Mary Parish Buffalo Grove Peer Ministry; Kairos Retreat Student Leader; St. Mary Parish Buffalo Grove Altar Server Trainer; Beacon Place lunch program volunteer; St. Mary Parish Eucharistic Minister/Lector.

Sarah Cribb
Sarah Cribb
Sarah Cribb

Lakes Community High School

Hometown: Lake Villa

Class: Senior

Parents: Kirk Cribb and Tina Cribb

Sponsor: Raymundo Tady, counselor

Community service: Lake Villa Timberwolves junior cheer coach; The Chapel of Lake County Children's Ministry volunteer/teacher; Eagle Theatre anti-bullying presentation; The Chapel of Lake County youth camp cabin leader; Eagle Theatre and The Chapel of Lake County youth Christmas play director.

Jasmine DeLara
Jasmine DeLara
Jasmine DeLara

Antioch Community High School

Hometown: Antioch

Class: Senior

Parents: Harold and Kristine DeLara

Sponsor: Kelly Lindgren, counselor

Community service: Antioch Pageant System, Miss Antioch 2015 and Assistant Director; Interact Club Rotary-sponsored volunteer work; National Honor Society chapter treasurer; Camp Luther summer staff; Open Arms Food Pantry volunteer.

Emily Fagel
Emily Fagel
Emily Fagel

Vernon Hills High School

Hometown: Vernon Hills

Class: Senior

Parents: Lauren Fagel, Brian Fagel

Sponsor: Judy Stone, counselor

Community service: School Delegation to Kapeeka, Uganda; SRACLC day camp for children with special needs; Feed My Starving Children; Trick or Treat So Kids Can Eat; Freshman Orientation Leader.

Dallan Forbes
Dallan Forbes
Dallan Forbes

Lakes Community High School

Hometown: Lindenhurst

Class: Senior

Parents: Dale and Angela Forbes

Sponsor: Nicole Repa

Community service: The Chapel baby-sitting; assistant teacher at St. Patrick's Church School of Religious Education; girls tennis program assistant manager; roadside cleanup; path clearing Eagle Scout project.

Jarod Fox
Jarod Fox -
Jarod Fox

Grant Community High School

Hometown: Lakemoor

Class: Senior

Parents: Gregory and Diane Fox

Sponsor: Becky Wilds, French teacher

Community service: T.E.A.M. peer tutor; St. John Lutheran Church music librarian; Religious Education Teacher; National Honor Society service events; Grant High School student council St. Baldrick's head shaving and dodgeball tournament.

Kylie Hecht
Kylie Hecht
Kylie Hecht

Mundelein High School

Hometown: Mundelein

Class: Senior

Parents: Deb Dinelli

Sponsor: Randall Lerner, mathematics department chairman, Student Leadership adviser

Community service: As schoolwide president, helped organize school drives and fundraisers; as junior and sophomore class president, led Princess Project dress drive and Bernie's Book Drive and volunteered for Adopt-A-Highway and Feed My Starving Children; as Girl Scout, helped with Locks of Love, restoring artifacts from Mechanics Grove School, winter clothing drive; Link Crew academic support tutor; school band leadership.

Mary Hurtgen
Mary Hurtgen
Mary Hurtgen

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart

Hometown: Winnetka

Class: Senior

Parents: Catherine and Nick Hurtgen

Sponsor: Teal McCartney, Service Club supervisor

Community service: Children Outreach & Community Empowerment; Camp Five Museum Foundation; service trip to Misericordia; service trip to St. Malachy's in Chicago; service trip to Feed my Starving Children.

Jocelyne Jaime
Jocelyne Jaime
Jocelyne Jaime

Round Lake High School

Hometown: Round Lake Park

Class: Senior

Parents: Maribel and Javier Jaime

Sponsor: Penina Noonan, counselor

Community service: Panther Crew mentoring and guiding incoming freshmen; Dream Club, educating and raising awareness for undocumented students; National Honor Society; French Honor Society; Round Lake Park District watching students during parent-teacher meetings.

Zachary Kurzenberger
Zachary Kurzenberger
Zachary Kurzenberger

Vernon Hills High School

Hometown: Vernon Hills

Class: Senior

Parents: Zacho Kurzenberger-Moberg, Andy Kurzenberger, Brett Moberg

Sponsor: Tiffany Heinlein, counselor

Community service: District 128 Board of Education student representative; performed the national anthem at various high school and community events; Vernon Hills High School Chamber Choir seasonal community entertainment and outreach; St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church volunteer; Holy Family Soup Kitchen.

Lexi Meyer
Lexi Meyer
Lexi Meyer

Wauconda High School

Hometown: Port Barrington

Class: Senior

Parents: Sheri and T.J. Meyer

Sponsor: Principal Dan Klett

Community service: Future Business Leaders of America Meals 4 All; FBLA American Enterprise Project; Feed My Starving Children; Home of the Sparrow; Lakes Youth Athletic Association concessions volunteer.

Emma Scheer
Emma Scheer
Emma Scheer

Carmel Catholic High School

Hometown: Libertyville

Class: Senior

Parents: Michael and Sheila Scheer

Sponsor: Kambra French, Campus Minister

Community service: Appalachia service project; Catholic mission trip building and repairing houses; Meals on Wheels; Helping Hands Furniture Ministry; Santa Maria del Popolo's youth basketball league volunteer.

Madison Sepanik
Madison Sepanik
Madison Sepanik

Grayslake North High School

Hometown: Lake Villa

Class: Senior

Parents: Brian and Jeanetta Sepanik

Sponsor: Roxanne Bristow, Social Studies teacher

Community service: 4-H volunteering; Public Service Practicum; Best Buddies special education community; Rachel's Challenge Student Panel; NHS.

Jessica Vaughn
Jessica Vaughn
Jessica Vaughn

Grayslake North High School

Hometown: Lake Villa

Class: Senior

Parents: Daniel and Anne Vaughn

Sponsor: Roxanne Bristow, social studies teacher

Community service: Grayslake North/Annual Food Drive; SWAT Tutoring; LINK Crew freshman orientation; Lindenhurst Haunted Trail and Bonfire volunteer organization and publicity; Psychology Club.

Danielle Vrba
Danielle Vrba
Danielle Vrba

Libertyville High School

Hometown: Libertyville

Class: Senior

Parents: Jami and Bryan Vrba

Sponsor: Amy Belstra

Community service: Boys and Girls Club; Arthritis Foundation; Link Crew leader and mentor for freshmen; Interact Club coat drives, Feed My Starving Children trips and holiday gift fundraising.

Megan Yerger
Megan Yerger -
Megan Yerger

Lake Zurich High School

Hometown: Hawthorn Woods

Class: Senior

Parents: John and Leslie Yerger

Sponsor: Carl Krause, counselor

Community service: National Honor Society community triathlon volunteer organization; Student Council Executive VP; Talent Show fundraiser for Charity Bash; waiter at Sudan Soiree at church; church mission trips to Washington, D.C., and Minnesota.

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