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Hampton University's 141st annual Commencement ceremony was held on May 8 at Armstrong Stadium with actor and comedian Bill Cosby serving as the commencement speaker. The following residents from Flossmoor graduated from Hampton University during the ceremony: Jade Anderson and Rachel Ross.
On May 1, the Flossmoor Fire Department promoted Fire Captain-Training Administrator Keith Damm to Assistant Fire Chief. Keith will now oversee the Division of Inspectional Services, fire operations and all emergency calls. On May 2, Volunteer Firefighters Kevin Conlon and Samuel Wilson were …
Kim Sterne, of New Lenox, and her mother Carole Ellis, have participated in both of the Cancer Support Center’s previous Spring Walk of Hope events. For the past two years, they walked with, or in support of, Kim’s sister Cindy O’Keefe, whose breast cancer had returned in 2006, and who had been an …
In the culmination of a three-month project, approximately 15 school district administrators and principals recently met at Governors State University to finish developing a new design framework for a principal performance-based evaluation system. The redesign was necessary in response to the …
Saint Xavier University’s Office for University Relations received two Golden Trumpet awards for its television football coverage and its University magazine at the Publicity Club of Chicago’s 52nd Annual Golden Trumpet Awards Luncheon on May 6 at Chicago’s Palmer House Hilton Hotel. The Golden …
Kelly Johnson, Rabia Jawed, Caitlin Lawler and Simone Roby, all of Flossmoor, are among 910 students named to the Dean's List at Augustana College for the 2010-11 winter term. Johnson is a junior majoring in biology, Jawed is a sophomore majoring in biology, neuroscience and pre-medicine, Lawler is…
Austin Cooke, of Flossmoor, recently received a Top First-Year Student Award at Drake University in Des Moines. This award is given to first-year students demonstrating leadership abilities and involvement in the campus community. Cooke was one of 15 recipients out of 178 nominees.
Two fourth grade students from Western Avenue School in Flossmoor School District 161 were selected to present a technology demonstration at TECH 2011, in the Illinois State Capitol on May 5. Breanna Thomas and Sebastian Estrada attended the event, a technology fair, accompanied by their teacher, …
Sean Biggs, of Homewood, has graduated from Lake Forest College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science. Biggs is a graduate of Homewood Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor.
The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University recently received a $1,932 Local Tourism Marketing Grant from the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau. The grant will help to promote visitation at the park by enabling the park to print rack cards and brochures. The new …
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