Good news



Hinsdale Central students earned 13 top 25 finishes in their individual events at the national BPA competition in California in April.

• Elena Koulouris, second place, Basic Office Systems & Procedures

• Riyaan Shah, second place, Fundamental Word Processing

• Angela Lim and Natasha Bhatia, fourth place, Presentation Management Team

• Graham Wierzbicki, fourth place, Economic Research Individual

• Eshan Doshi, Sahil Shah and Winston Stangle, 10th place, Global Marketing Team

• Sonia Gupta, 10th place, Prepared Speech

• Kory Tschosik, 10th place, Business Law & Ethics

• Samir Keswani, 12th place, SQL; 23rd place, Python Programming

• Andre Zhao, 14th place, Intermediate Word Processing

• Riyana Rajput, Sonia Gupta, Srisha Mundada and Alina Patel, 18th place, Presentation Management Team Database Fundamentals

• Ava Virmani, 23rd place, Legal Office Procedures

• Hali Dib and Sebrina Sebastian, 24th place, Podcast Production Team



The following students from Hinsdale earned a degree at spring 2023 commencement ceremonies.

• Greta Garber, bachelor’s, Miami University

• Matthew Giacchetti, bachelor’s in creative writing, Emerson College

• Jackie Blake, bachelor’s, Lawrence University

• Julia Krasuski, bachelor’s, Miami University

• Richie Lozanoski, bachelor’s, Miami University

• Trystan Lundgren, bachelor’s, Miami University

• Jack McDonnell, bachelor’s, Miami University

• Alex Tellez, bachelor’s, Northern Illinois University

• Katie Usher, bachelor’s, Miami University

• Catherine Wagner, bachelor’s, Miami University


COMPETE for cup

Twenty-two Madison School students participated in the Northwest Illinois Cup Stacking Tournament April 29.

Fifth-grader Gabriel Giovingo placed first in his division in all three individual sequences, qualifying for the AAU Junior Olympic Games later this summer.

“What impresses me the most about Gabe is that he is so humble,” coach and Madison PE teacher Jessica Czerniuk said. “He went up to every single one of his opponents, shook their hand and told each of them what a great job they did. This is what stacking is all about.”

The 10-year-old relay team of Jay Wong, Eli Lawrence, Gavin Colbert, Alex Weil and Olivia Hummer did a fantastic job.

Many of the younger stackers are already winning gold medals. Chris Burrows, Alina Pacyga, Joshua Schroeder and Alex Crist did a tremendous job.

Students practiced three days a week beginning in January. They competed in three individual stacking sequences, as well as partner stacking and team relays. Altogether, Madison Stackers earned 13 gold medals, 12 silver medals, 13 bronze medals, eight fourth-place medals and 29 ribbons. Most of the students qualified for the AAU Junior Olympic Games.