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- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
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- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
MYAC graduating seniors honored for service
Seven members of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) will graduate from high school and move on to college this fall.
“These students have spent countless hours of dedicated service in making a difference in our community,” said Annie Hobson, outreach worker for the City of Rockford Human Services Department and MYAC facilitator. “The fact that they contributed this service while also maintaining part-time jobs and high grades speaks of their character and commitment.”
MYAC graduating members, their high schools and their future education plans include Aaron Gesmer (Rockford Auburn), Northwestern University, actuarial science; Beatrice Hagney (Rockford Boylan Catholic), Northwestern University, political science; Jemece Hyatt (Rockford Auburn), University of Iowa, biology; Zoe Zuroske (Rockford East), Rock Valley College and Illinois State University, children’s physical and behavioral disabilities; Tyler Gifford (Rockford Auburn), Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, biochemistry; Aubrey Baker-Clark (Rockford Guilford), Alverno College-Milwaukee, business management; and Lakisha Whaley (Rockford Auburn), University of Iowa, nursing.
Posted June 26, 2013