Junior Organizes Effort to Donate Sleeping Bags to the Homeless
Stevenson junior Neel Patel coordinated the 4th Annual “Warmth to Homeless” charity collection to benefit local people who are homeless.
Patel’s effort this year resulted in the distribution of 40 sleeping bags and 100 face coverings to The Night Ministry of Chicago. Sleeping bags will also be sent to the Urban Muslim Minority Alliance Center in Waukegan to be included in their Turkey Drive next week. Last year, Neel and his sister alumna Trisha Patel who founded the charity raised over $700 to purchase sleeping bags.
Stevenson Sports Broadcasting Duo Finalists for National Award
Senior Bradley Locker and Stevenson alumnus Jason Rutman (Class of 2020) were recently named finalists for the John Drury High School Radio Awards: Best Sports Play-by-Play. The duo, who submitted their broadcast of the Stevenson girls basketball game against the Lake Forest Scouts from last season, is one of five finalists for the national award. The winner will be announced during a virtual awards ceremony on Dec. 5.
Deadline to Order Graduation Items
The deadline for seniors to place cap and gown orders is Nov. 20.
The Jostens webpage has links to view cap and gown product pages, cap and information about ordering graduation accessories.
Graduation is scheduled for Friday, May 28, 2021, but cap and gown orders need to be placed in advance.
Student Services Support Groups
Student Services continues to be committed to supporting students during this extremely challenging time and they remind students that virtual support groups are available. They also have a new support group beginning second semester called, Our Living with Chronic Medical Barriers. Interested students should contact Addy Taylor in Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.