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Joliet Students Recognized At Slammers Game

9/10/2014, 6:44 p.m.
Joliet Public Schools District 86 kicked-off the twelfth year of Joliet Reads, a community reading campaign to promote literacy, at ...

Joliet Public Schools District 86 kicked-off the twelfth year of Joliet Reads, a community reading campaign to promote literacy, at a Joliet Slammers baseball game. District 86 Board of School Inspectors Vice President Gwen Ulmer and fellow board members Deborah Ziech and Christine Kim joined Superintendent Dr. Charles Coleman and Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Elizabeth Yacobi to congratulate students for winning the Joliet Reads bookmark art contest. The students’ bookmarks will be distributed to children and adults in the community to promote reading.

This year’s student winners include: Kaitlyn Mezger, T.E. Culbertson Elementary; Tyler Holmes, Dirksen Junior High; Katherine Pearson, Eisenhower Academy; Anbriana McDonald, Eisenhower Academy; Colin McCay, Eisenhower Academy; Sal Venegas, Farragut Elementary; Eriaunah Gentry, Gompers Junior High; Kayla Boyd, Gompers Junior High; Adrian Diaz, Hufford Junior High; Gabriel Arias, Hufford Junior High; Victoria Alvarado, Hufford Junior High; Jashui Zarate, Hufford Junior High; Alexis Smith, Hufford Junior High; Jonathan Locasto, Thomas Jefferson Elementary; Christopher Gonzalez, Thomas Jefferson Elementary; Jordan Faint, Edna Keith Elementary; Jovanni Medina, A.O. Marshall Elementary; Mattaeo Hall-Ellis, A.O. Marshall Elementary; Emily Gutierrez, Marycrest Early Childhood; Melanie Chavez, Marycrest Early Childhood; Julie Mireles, Pershing Elementary; Miley Aguirre, Sator Sanchez Elementary; Lucky Bounkhaty, Taft Elementary; Aaliyah Davila, Lynne Thigpen Elementary; Kathy Mercado, Washington Junior High; Ana Franco, Woodland Elementary; and Jessica Vega, Woodland Elementary.