Congratulations to the Joliet Public Schools District 86 students and staff members who were recognized at a Joliet Slammers baseball game for their reading accomplishments during the 2018-2019 school year. One student and one staff member from all District 86 schools were selected as a Joliet Reads Literacy Jamboree recipient. The honorees included:
T.E. Culbertson Elementary: Crystal Paz, Nicole Faber; M.J. Cunningham Elementary: Anahi Alvarado, Alexandria Brown; Eisenhower Academy: Angelina Garnica, Bridget Villegas; Farragut Elementary: Rylan Sepper, Javier Brathwaite; Forest Park Individual Education: Linda Rodriguez, Kristen Sterr; Thomas Jefferson Elementary: Re’Niyah Cunningham, Megan Prieboy; Edna Keith Elementary: Tayla Stallings, Susan Bannon; A.O. Marshall Elementary: Yani Alarcon, Vanessa Gomez-Valencia; Marycrest Early Childhood Center: Paulette Gonzalez, Yareli Cano; Pershing Elementary: Sofia Marquez, Courtney Voogt; Sator Sanchez Elementary: Juan Razo, Sandra Curry; Carl Sandburg Elementary: Dev Patel, Stefanie Young; Isaac Singleton Elementary: Rodrigo Perez, Teresa Bazan; Taft Elementary: Jesceli Romero, Jaren Wojewoda; Lynne Thigpen Elementary: Richard Pedrosa, Kelley Ratajczak; Woodland Elementary: Gabriel Del Rio, Jenae Prince; Dirksen Junior High: Daryona Travis, Kelli Rozak; Gompers Junior High: Javier Gonzalez, Jennifer Vinikour; Hufford Junior High: Faith Sellers, Cheryl Lasson; and Washington Junior High: Giovanni Partida, Anna Davito.