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July 24, 2012 1:18PM
Carol and Howard Perry bring personal papers to Crete Public Library to be shredded by James Lestinsky (right) of Pro Shred Security. | Supplied Photo
Updated: July 24, 2012 1:18PM
Crete Public Library recently held a paper shredding event in the library’s parking lot.
Pro Shred Security, a document destruction company, set up a mobile shredding vehicle that shredded more than 50 patrons’ articles. The shredded paper then was taken away for recycling.
Program raised money for JDRF
The gifted program at Prairie Hills School District 144 recently raised more than $7,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation during the Junior Diabetes Research Fund Walk-athon in Markham.
The gifted program hosted the event in cooperation with Mary Anne Bryant, the JDRF director of Ron Santo’s Walk in Chicago.
Students walked in honor of fellow student Aisha Young, who had diabetes and who recently passed away.
Rich South High School student council president Lavell Brown recently produced a farewell video from the Rich South class of 2015. The video included interviews with several graduating seniors.
“I wanted to let the greatest high school staff know the impact that was made on our lives,” Brown said. “I want to personally thank each and every one of you for making this the greatest year I could ever ask for.”
The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Theta Rho Omega Chapter recently awarded monetary scholarships to eight high school students who graduated in the upper third of their classes from south suburban high schools.
Students receiving scholarships included Ramot Adeboyejo (Rich Central High School); Micahela Boyd (Thornwood High School); Brittany Cline (Marian Catholic High School); and Nia Green (Rich Central High School).
Other students who received scholarships included Kandice Head (Rich South High School); Christina Robinson (Thornton Fractional South High School); Rhejass White (Rich Central High School); and Deana Williams (Marian Catholic High School).
Provided to the Post-Tribune