District 211 well-represented among state’s “Those Who Excel” award winners
High School District 211was well-represented among recipients in the Illinois State Board of Education’s 2011 “Those Who Excel” education awards program. The State Board annually sponsors the Those Who Excel awards to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the state’s public and non-public schools. Those Who Excel award recipients was honored by ISBE at the Those Who Excel awards banquet on Saturday, October 22, 2011, in Bloomington, Ill. High School District 211 Those Who Excel award candidates include (listed alphabetically):
- Schaumburg High School parent Jean Bajko (community volunteer category)
- Palatine High School “Commit to the Pirate” Team (team category); Team members are: Karisa Andrianopoulos, Dana Batterton, Miriam Bonilla, Jackie Considine, Charlie Filipek, Scott Hagel, Kori Hibner, Mark Hibner, Russ Horvath, Katie Kupka, Lauren McArdle, Alexis McCloud, Cathy Oswald, and Amy Vinyeard
- William Fremd High School Teacher Assistant Elizabeth Grossman (educational service personnel category)
- James B. Conant High School Special Education Teacher Camille Lutz (classroom teacher category)
- William Fremd High School Principal Lisa Small (school administrator category)
- Hoffman Estates High School Assistant Librarian Cindy Taylor (student support personnel category)
- Schaumburg High School Social Studies Teacher Luke Yanule (early career educator category)
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|Those Who Excel individual award-winners (left to right): Camille Lutz, Conant High School; Luke Yanule, Schaumburg High School; Cindy Taylor, Hoffman Estates High School; Lisa Small, Fremd High School; and Elizabeth Grossman, Fremd High School.
|Those Who Excel award-winners from Palatine High School "Commit to the Pirate" team are pictured left to right.
Bottom row: Gary Steiger, Kori Hibner, Alexis McCloud, Lauren McArdle, Miriam Bonilla
Karisa Andrianopoulos, Jaclyn Considine, Dana Batterton, Cathy Oswald
Russ Horvath, Mark Hibner, Charlie Filipek, Any Vinyard, Scott Hagel