Township High School District 211 began tracking students who received the highest possible composite score on the American College Test (ACT) in April 1998. Since then, nearly 120 District 211 students have completed the same amazing feat. During the same time, 12 students have achieved a perfect score on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Here are some facts by the numbers of these amazing feats:
A Case of Multiples
Eight students have ...
Township High School District 211 is poised to be well-represented among recipients in the Illinois State Board of Education’s 2018 Those Who Excel education awards program. Additionally, Fremd High School Social Studies Teacher Dr. LoriAnne Frieri has been named among the 10 finalists for Illinois Teacher of the Year. The State Board annually sponsors the Those Who Excel awards to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the state’s public and non-public schools.
High School District 211 Those Who Excel award candidates ...
On June 6, four students from Township High School District 211 were included in the third round of National Merit Scholarships. In the latest round, the scholarships are financed U.S. colleges and universities. Each recipient was selected by officials from the various educational institutions. The recipients will receive between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.
Long-time Palatine High School Athletic Director Jerry Dobbs has been named as one of the Illinois Athletic Director Association’s Athletic Director of the Year for 2018.
Dobbs, who has worked as the school’s athletic director for twenty-years, was honored during the association’s annual conference May 6. Over the course of his career, he has served in a variety of positions both in the school and with the association.
Seven students from throughout Township High School District 211 have been added to the list of National Merit Scholarship Recipients during the second announcement. Recipients listed in the second announcement will all receive a $2,500 scholarship.
Scholars were selected by a committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors, who appraised a substantial amount of substantial amount of information submitted by both the finalist and ...
Martin Zacharia, an advance placement history teacher at William Fremd High School, has received the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Educator Award. Zacharia was nominated by a former student who now attends the university.
Zacharia said he was humbled by receiving the award.
“I was just really touched that Mingda took the time to nominate me,” said Zacharia.