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District 211 Schools Recognize Athletes on National Signing Day 2016

Students at Fremd, Palatine, Conant, and Hoffman Estates High Schools participated in National Signing Day for collegiate sports on Feb. 4 to celebrate their athletic scholarships and future spots on NCAA Division I or II collegiate teams. Each high school honors any student who received a Division I or II athletic scholarship. Some schools will also follow up National Signing Day with a celebration of their collegiate athletes in the spring. The following seniors earned athletic scholarships and will be playing collegiate sports in the fall:   Palatine High School (from left to right) Jake Boldog – Boys Volleyball – North Greenv...

Schaumburg High School Athlete Caroline Kurdej Surprised At School With $20,000 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Award

When a Schaumburg High School athlete thought she was called to the office to sign NCAA paperwork for her upcoming semester at DePaul University, she was greeted with a much bigger surprise. Caroline Kurdej, a SHS senior and cross country and track athlete, was one of 20 total students in the country to receive the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Award.  Representatives from Foot Locker surprised her on April 27 and awarded her $20,000 for her athletic and academic achievements. Team members, classmates, SHS staff, and family cheered her on as she accepted her scholarship. “The application started with an online form and after I submitted ...

District 211 Schools Recognize Athletes on National Signing Day 2015

Students at Fremd, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools participated in National Signing Day for collegiate sports on Feb. 4 to celebrate their athletic scholarships and future spots on NCAA Division I or II collegiate teams. Conant High School will hold its formal Signing Day celebration in the spring. Although the celebration is historically for seniors signing letters of intent for NCAA football teams, each high school honors any student who received a Division I or II athletic scholarship. The following seniors earned athletic scholarships and will be playing collegiate sports in the fall: Palatine High School Cameron Cornelius – ...