Favorite Teacher Contest
Congratulations to Mrs. Christine Murphy from Luther J. Schilling Elementary! Nominated by Zainah Assaf, Mrs. Murphy has won HGJWC's 2013 Favorite Teacher Contest! Mrs. Murphy will receive $100, and Zainah will receive $25. They will be presented with their awards at our General Meeting on Monday, May 20th, 7 p.m. at Old Town Hall 16057 S. Cedar.
We received 80 wonderful essays about many fabulous teachers we have in District 33C. It was not an easy decision choosing a winner. Please view our list of honorable mentions. Thank you to all who entered!
Kortney Weisenfluh winner of the 2013 HGJWC Scholarship with her significant commitment to volunteerism. Kortney completed her Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards. She has volunteered numerous hours at other Girl Scout and Community events such as Girl Scout camp and Earth Arbor Day. Kortney has also been active in her church leading group worship, serving as a vacation bible school teacher and helping teach preschoolers. Additionally, she has participated in various volunteer activites such as Feed My Starving Children, The Walk to Cure Neurofibromatosis, and 3K's and 5K's for Celiac research.
Kortney is also an excellent student who ranks in the top 5% of her class. At Lockport Township High School she is part of the Mardrigal Court Ensemble, Speech Team, Track Team and National Honor Society.
Thank you to all those who participated in the pursuing the scholarship. They are excellent examples of outstanding volunteers in our community and we would like to commend them for all of their contributions.