D228 Students among UN Service Award Recipients

D228 Students among UN Service Award Recipients

A total of 149 students from Bremen High School District 228 are being recognized for their community service as national award earners and as inspirations for other students to get involved in their community, in the 5th Annual National Community Service Awards, aimed to connect student service activity to the United Nations Global Goals.


In this year’s batch of awards, The United Nations Association has added the additional recognition for students working toward a world of Zero Hunger, and Zero Waste. 


Bremen High School had 53 student recipients, Tinley Park High School had 48, Hillcrest High School had eight and Oak Forest High School had 40.


The students from Hillcrest High School who received the honors include: 


Honor Awardees: Nyonna Green

 

Merit Awardees: Kabirat Alaka, DeJah Bridges, Jamir Gordon, Asha Head, Olanipekun Oni, Kahliyah Porter, Arianna Robinson 

 

“Congratulations to the Hillcrest High School students that have been recognized for the 5th Annual National Community Service Awards,” said Ronald Towner, Principal of Hillcrest High School. “Each of these students are very deserving of being honored for the dedication they have shown to helping others in the community.”

 

The students from Tinley Park High School who received the honors include: 


Ambassador Awardees: Edward Mankiewicz

 

Honor Awardees: Elizabeth Hoefs, Timothy James, Raneem Masoud, Michael Morrell, Sydney Shapkauski

 

Merit Awardees: Carl Assmus, Martha Barraza, Maria Cano, Megan Cantor, Charles Desnoyers, Tiffany Do, Taylor Drabek, Zion Dyer, Laila Fields, Ashley Garcia, Emily Gattone, Alexis Gaydos, Lea Godin, Evelyn Grage, Kelsey Green, Alexander James, Joshua Jennings, Abdallah Kanan, Taylor Keiran, Jonahbelle Labampa, Magnum McManigal, Rhea Moorer, Ryan Neilly, Jodi Newtoff, Ella Piorek, Caroline Poncin, Dominic Rana, Stephanie Rosiles, Sofia Sandoval, Jasmine Scott, Nicole Susnis, Victoria Tokarczyk, Gianna Ulcigrai, Claire Vodnik, Sophia Vodnik, Megan Wilson, Molly Wilson, Katelin Wolken-Wright, Hannah Wollschlager 

 

Zero Hero Awardees: Brayden Carroll, Ashley Garcia, Emily Gattone, Lea Godin, Elizabeth Hoefs, Gerges Ibrahim, Sydney Shapkauski, Kyle Tabay, Megan Wilson.

 

“I am so proud of our 48 Titan students who went above and beyond to represent our school and community with their service!” said Theresa Nolan, Principal of Tinley Park High School. “We congratulate these students whose volunteerism is being recognized at the national level. Their leadership efforts truly exemplify the Titan Spirit!”

 

The students from Bremen High School who received the honors include: 


Ambassador Awardees: Guadalupe Gomez

 

Honor Awardees: Xyomara Esparza, Wendy Lopez, Sophia Pritchett, Denisse Salazar

 

Merit Awardees: Amonti Bell, Alejandra Cabrera, Carly Cardinal, Celeste Cisneros, Brielle Gallo, Yesenia Guajardo, Brandon Guilfoyle, Leilani Guzman, Sophie Hartzheim, Rayna Hawkins, Brianna Kim, Cadence Kozik, Dayanara Lemus, Matthew MacLaren, Mia Martinez, Connor Meegan, Brianna Mendoza, Kayla Oden, Crystal Olson, Anu Patel, Victoria Pinto, Magdalena Platek, Charles Portis, Lizbeth Ramos, Jessica Rodriguez, Robert Santiago, Paulina Villarreal, Dymond Walker, Alex Zayas 

 

Zero Hero Awardees: Alondra Bustos Amaro, Alejandra Cabrera, Celeste Cisneros, Katherine Dolbeer, Xyomara Esparza, Janellie Flores, Natalia Frazier, Nautica Frazier, Francisco Galvan, Guadalupe Gomez, Yesenia Guajardo, Brandon Guilfoyle, Leilani Guzman, Tyler Hamilton, Sophie Hartzheim, Alex Hernandez, Jordan Jones, Brianna Kim, Cadence Kozik, Dayanara Lemus, Wendy Lopez, Cristian Luevano, Matthew MacLaren, Mia Martinez, Alexandra Mattson, Alexis Morris, Kayla Oden, Crystal Olson, Charles Parrish Jr, Anu Patel, Victoria Pinto, Magdalena Platek, Sophia Pritchett, Allexa Quinlan, Lizbeth Ramos, Noe Rangel, Jessica Rodriguez, Gunner Ruppert, Robert Santiago, Grecelle Silang, Kamaiah Smith, Pablo Vicencio, Dymond Walker. 

 

“We are extremely proud of each student that earned National Community Service Awards this year,” said Jessica Rucinski, Assistant Principal for Teaching & Learning. “Bremen High School has a long standing tradition of prioritizing service to our communities, but this particular group of students worked diligently to find new and creative ways to give back while adjusting to the return to in-person learning. They are an inspiration to their peers and true representation of what it means to be a Bremen Brave!”

 

The students from Oak Forest High School who received the honors include: 


Honor Awardees: Aisha Abutayeh, Oluwatumininu Ariyo, Astrieyanna Johnson, Tereza Progri, Emma Schifferl, Madison Segreti, Erin Speaker, Brooke Zwartz

 

Merit Awardees: Oluwaseun Ariyo, Emilia Borovic, Liamina Broderick, Katelyn Ceska, Colleen Clancy, Andrew Damon, Chase Fannin, Malak Farraj, Amyah Freeman, Isabella Garlinski, Tea Graham, Jermaine Harris, Isabella Hernandez, Jenny Hoang, Peyton Kroll, Leah Kummer, Madison Levsay, Bhoomika Limbachia, Sarah Loeza, Kaitlin Mcdaniel, Joel Melidona, Morgan Nielsen, Ella Obrien, Noelani Perales, Kaitlyn Perez, Ixit Prajapati, David Prim, Mia Ramos, Alaa Shkoukani, Hirva Soni, Leyan Zayed 

 

Zero Hero Awardees: Isabella Garlinski, Jessica Youssef, Brooke Zwartz

 

"One of our goals this school year was reestablishing a strong sense of purpose and belonging for our students,” said Jane Dempsey, Principal of Oak Forest High School. “These students take a sense of purpose to the next level with the hours spent on so many worthy projects. We are very proud of their contributions to the community and Bengal Nation."