Congratulations to 24 fourth grade students from across District 65 on receiving the 2017 Justin Wynn Award at the 30th Annual Awards Brunch on May 7 at the Hilton/Orrington Evanston. Each spring, the Justin Wynn Fund honors two fourth grade students from 12 District 65 schools. The 24 “Wynners” are selected by their teachers and administrators for demonstrating outstanding leadership, citizenship, and sportsmanship. The Justin Wynn Fund celebrates, honors and guides youth leaders of Evanston.
Kendall Shelby and Ellis Thomas – Bessie Rhodes
Isabella Martinez and Nnamdi Ubawike – Dawes
Emilia De la Torre and Lamiya Hunt-Baiocchi – Dewey
Adanna Chira and Josephine Teoudoussia – King Arts
Naomi Alemayehu and Talia Polish – Kingsley
Steve Duroseau and Varsha Reddy – Lincoln
Austina Gallimore and Tristan Schultz – Lincolnwood
Jude Arellano and Sabine Batza – Oakton
Micah Cherkasky and Kylie O’Connor – Orrington
Emmanuel Ishimwe and Alba Vickers-Machado – Walker
Kayjah Etyem and Nelson Chinedu Heck – Washington
Owen McElhatton and Anna McQuade – Willard
to learn more about the Justin Wynn Foundation.
Photo courtesy of Genie Lemieux/Evanston Photographic Studios