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D211 Post: Four Students Listed in Latest Round of National Merit Scholarships

            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.             The students from across District 211 listed in the ...

D211 Post: Fremd Teacher Receives University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award

             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.             The award recognizes ...

HEHS Students Conduct Research At Argonne National Laboratory as part of Exemplary Student Research Program

A group of students at Hoffman Estates High School received the opportunity of a lifetime to conduct research at Argonne National Laboratory. Hoffman Estates High School Senior Dillon Vadgama, juniors Harpreet Auby, Jill Prigge, Miraj Shah, and sophomores Allison Schrader and Matt Vlasaty, participated in the Argonne Exemplary Student Research Program (ESRP). The group was invited to use the laboratory for 24 hours to conduct research. Only 11 high schools participated in the program. U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory is home to the Advanced Proton Source (APS). The APS at Argonne provides ultra-bright, high-energy ...