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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 ...