Joe Schroeder, a chemistry teacher at Crystal Lake Central High School, was recognized by the University of Chicago with the Outstanding Educator award for excellence in teaching and mentorship. Schroeder was nominated by his former student and Central graduate, Robert Heidt, who he taught in both Honors and AP® Chemistry.
Eighty-eight percent of graduates in the class of 2019 will continue their studies at four-year colleges, two-year community colleges, and vocational and technical schools. More than 53 percent of students are pursuing degrees at four-year colleges and universities. The class of 2019 will continue its studies at post-secondary institutions in 30 states.
Elena Starcher, a senior at Crystal Lake Central High School, was awarded a national silver medal in photography by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. Nearly 340,000 works of art and writing were submitted for the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, and Starcher is among the top one percent.
Jenny Ramirez, a Crystal Lake Central sophomore, was selected to attend The Windrose Project’s 2019 Leadership Summit in Washington D.C., March 28 - 31. The organization aims to develop the next generation of leaders.
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Varsity Athletic Teams have won the IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award