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Hoffman Estates High School Alumnus Honored for Board of Education Military Recognition

This year, District 211 started a tradition to honor alumni for the service they have given to their country. Hoffman Estates High School Alumnus and Private First Class Daniel Vazquez was honored and thanked for his service in the National Guard by the Board of Education at its Feb. 12 meeting. Vazquez is the fourth alumnus to be recognized for his service and started the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Vazquez graduated from HEHS in 2013, and completed basic training at Fort Benning in February 2014. He earned an expert marksmanship badge, as well as a blue infantry cord. Additionally, he earned two ribbons – one for ...

Schaumburg High School Alumnus Honored for Board of Education Military Recognition

Recently, District 211 started a new tradition to honor alumni for the service they have given to their country. Schaumburg High School Alumnus and Private First Class Leon Dixon was honored and thanked for his service in the National Guard by the Board of Education at its Jan. 15 meeting. Dixon is the third alumnus to be recognized for his service and started the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Dixon completed boot camp in August 2013. From there, he completed Advanced Individual Training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. Currently, he is part of the Illinois National Guard and is working toward becoming active duty in the Army in an ...