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Last updated 12/27/2023 at 3:25pm | View PDF



STATE SCHOLARS AT NAZARETH

Five Hinsdale students at Nazareth Academy in LaGrange Park were named Illinois State Scholars.

Ava Coghill, Matea Hewitt, Francesca De Fina Hillman, John Hughes and Faith Mouw, who earned places among the list of honorees, represent approximately the top 10 percent of high school seniors from across the state.

They were selected for this honor based on their SAT and/or ACT test scores and sixth semester class rank.

CENTRAL TEACHER LEADS WORKSHOP

Arpan Chokshi, a social studies teacher at Hinsdale Central and instructional innovation coach for District 86, led a workshop titled “AI in Schools: Shifting Pedagogy, Practices & Policies” that was hosted by the Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development on Sept. 18. During the workshop, Chokshi helped education professionals examine the challenges of AI and explore the ways it can be used to enhance how students learn.

DELEGATES AT MODEL UN AWARDED

Several Hinsdale Central students were recognized during the St. Ignatius Model UN XXII conference Nov. 4.

Best delegate — Shahnoor Shafi

Outstanding delegates — Claire Gannon, Srisha Mundada

Honorable delegates — Momin Ahmed, Ismail Khan, Graham Wierzbicki and Annika Zhang and John Gallagher

HINSDALEAN EARNS HIS DOCTORATE

Jake Wertz of Hinsdale earned his doctorate in sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in August 2023.

COMPANY AMONG BEST EMPLOYERS

UChicago Medicine AdventHealth was recognized in Forbes’ presigious “America’s Best Employers by State” rankings.

AdventHealth employs more than 80,000 people across the multiple states where it operates. AdventHealth was ranked 84th in Illinois. Additionally, the University of Chicago Medicine, an affiliate of AdventHealth in Illinois, ranked 55.

“This recognition reinforces the commitment to our Mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ,” said Cherese Chery, vice president and chief people officer, human resources, at UChicago Medicine AdventHealth. “By providing an exemplary workplace experience, our organization aims to continue attracting and retaining top talent and, in turn, deliver exceptional care and service to our patients and communities.”

 
 

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