Joliet Reads Bookmark Winners
8/11/2015, 11:37 a.m.
Joliet Public Schools District 86 kicked off the 13th year of Joliet Reads, a community reading campaign to promote literacy, at a Joliet Slammers baseball game. Thirty District 86 students were recognized as the winners of the annual Joliet Reads bookmark art contest during the pre-game activities at the ball park. The students' bookmarks will be given out during the school year to children and adults in the Joliet community to promote reading. The student winners included: Priscila Aldaco, A.O. Marshall Elementary; Jer'manee Amos, Edna Keith Elementary; Emily Arteaga, A.O. Marshall Elementary; Larissa Baldwin, Hufford Junior High; Brandon Berry, Hufford Junior High; Esme Bryson, Eisenhower Academy; Julietta Contreras, Carl Sandburg Elementary; Daniel Diaz Jr., Sator Sanchez Elementary; Emelia Gomez, Hufford Junior High; Uriel Gomez, Dirksen Junior High; Kevin Guzman, A.O. Marshall Elementary; Dalyssah Guzman-Calderon, T.E. Culbertson Elementary; Savannah Hutchins, Farragut Elementary; Afua Jackson, Pershing Elementary; Roxsana Jimenez, Gompers Junior High; Jasmin Lamas, Hufford Junior High; Liz Lopez, M.J. Cunningham Elementary; Michael Luce, Lynne Thigpen Elementary; Mia Macak, Taft Elementary; Christopher Medina, Lynne Thigpen Elementary; Toribio Morales, Isaac Singleton Elementary; Saya Myers, Marycrest Early Childhood Center; Esperanza Partridge, Forest Park I.E. School; Brittany Rangel Nino, Thomas Jefferson Elementary; Hezekiah Robertson, Dirksen Junior High; Eythyn Rossi, Pershing Elementary; Ginger Shadowens, Washington Junior High; and Anna Irene Smith, Hufford Junior High.