Downers Grove North High School

Graduates in Class of 2020: 510

Academic achievements: Distinguished Honors (4.4 GPA and above): 39 students; High Honors (4.0-4.39 GPA): 67 students; National Merit Commended students: 10; National Merit finalists: Six; National Merit semifinalist: One.

Athletic achievements: Braden Moore IHSA All-Academic Team; Libby Benge, swim and dive, 100 breaststroke, 10th place; Carolyn-Paige Breit, track, pole vault, sixth place; 27 students continuing athletic careers in college; Girls Basketball Regional Champions, 2020; Girls Gymnastics Sectional Champions and eighth at state, 2020; Girls Swimming Sectional Champions, fall 2019; volleyball, second place state, fall 2018; football playoffs to second round, fall 2019; Boys Basketball Sweet 16, winter 2019.

Theater productions: "Chemical Imbalance," "Clue,: "One-Act Plays," and "The Music Man."

Homecoming King and Queen: Drew Cassens and Hailey Grubich.

Homecoming theme: "Once Upon a Time."

What was new for the Class of 2020: Year one of a three-year construction project.

Principal's reflections on the Class of 2020: The Class of 2020 faced many challenges while at Downers Grove North High School. They have proved to be a resilient class who take care of each other. They are incredibly kind, talented, and hard working. I am inspired by them each and every day."

- Principal Janice Schwarze

  Downers Grove North High School graduation sign. Brian Hill/
  Downers Grove North's Libby Benge competes in the 100-yard breaststroke at the girls state swimming championships. John Starks/
  Downers Grove North's Alexis Parker gets around Naperville North's Kaitlyn Castillo and Sarah Crossett to score in a girls basketball game. John Starks/
  Downers Grove North quarterback Drew Cassens. Joe Lewnard/
Downers Grove North players cheer a point during a sectional volleyball game. At right is senior Aleks Glowik. Daily Herald File Photo
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