October 2019 Students of the Month
Charity: St. Jude Children's Hospital
Family & Consumer Sciences
Isabella Kedryna was selected as the Freshman Student of the Month by the Family & Consumer Sciences Department. Isabella lists Integrated Math I Honors and Biology as her favorite courses. Described as a conscientious student, she collaborates well with others while demonstrating kindness and attentiveness to her peers and teachers. Isabella plays travel basketball and plans on playing for the school’s girls’ basketball team this winter. She also is a former gymnast and attends Polish School. Isabella earned a 4.0 GPA as a middle schooler and was tabbed to the school’s Homecoming Court earlier this fall. Her short-term goal is to make the varsity basketball team as a freshman, and she hopes to maintain a high GPA through high school. She enjoys rock climbing, snowboarding, dirt biking and volunteering in her free time.
The World Languages Department tabbed Kalli Tulipano as the Sophomore Student of the Month. A high honor roll performer, Kalli’s favorite subjects include science, English and French. She swims competitively for the West Swim Club, plays in the school’s Marching Band and Concert Band, and is a member of the Science Club. Her teachers note Kalli is responsible, motivated and confident, and comes to school daily with an excitement for learning. She is a model student who sets a positive example for her peers, and her work ethic and focus have earned her a leadership role in the classroom. Kalli hopes to pursue a career either as a zoologist or an ecologist. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, drawing and listening to music.
Chloe Kwasigroch was cited as the Junior Student of the Month by the Art Department. Chloe is a high honor roll student whose favorite classes always involve art, though she also is enjoying AP Psychology this fall. Chloe is a gymnast who not only competes with some of her classmates on behalf of the school, but also in the Illinois Park District Gymnastics Conference. She is an outstanding artist whose photography, drawings, and line work are detailed and intricate. Her work always is creative, as she pushes prompts to be personal and unique. She also is looked upon as a classroom leader as she collaborates with her peers. Chloe hopes to study either art or film at New York University. She teaches gymnastics classes at the Lemont Park District and volunteers at the Museum of Science & Industry.
The Physical Education Department named Alexia Psarros as the Senior Student of the Month. A high honor roll student, Alexia most enjoys physical education and mathematics courses. Enrolled in two physical education classes this year, her teachers applaud her for bringing a hard-working, helpful attitude to class daily. Her commitment to competitiveness in class activities is refreshing, and raises the bar for her peers while making participation better for all students involved. Outside the classroom, Alexia tutors other students, and she has had her artwork featured in one of the school’s art exhibitions. Alexia plans on attending college and majoring either in computer engineering or software engineering, and also could be involved in her father’s accounting business. In her free time, she serves as a dog sitter and enjoys video games and computer editing.