Updated: June 18, 2012 8:03AM
Booster Club 5K
Run/Walk May 20
The third annual “Tiger Tear 5K Run/Walk” will be held starting with 7:30 a.m. registration; race starts 9 a.m. — rain or shine — at Elmwood Park High School, 8201 W. Fullerton, Elmwood Park. Race starts and finishes at the high school where there will be awards and refreshments.
Forms to enter the race are available at the Recreation Center, 11 Conti Parkway; and at the high school Athletic Department. A parent’s signature is required for participants under 18 years of age.
Entry fee is $25 for adults (21 or older); $15 for college students; $10 students (18 and under); online go to eptigerboosters.com; $5 more day of race.
There will be a limited amount of gift bags for participants on the day of the race and will be available on a first-come basis.
If you would like to make a donation to the “Tiger Tear” make checks payable to the EPHS Booster Club and send to EPHS Booster Club, 8201 W. Fullerton, Elmwood Park, IL 60707.
Students honored in
arts and academics
Several students at Guerin College Preparatory High School, 8001 W. Belmont Ave., in River Grove, have earned recognition in the arts and academics this month.
Senior Izik Alequin placed among the 23 highest-ranked 12th-graders in the country in the cumulative standings of the WordMasters Challenge, a national competition for high school students requiring close reading and analysis of many different kinds of poetry and prose.
Senior Kim Bianco received a Silver Award for her project and a Gold Award for her paper in the IJAS State Science Exposition held May 4 and 5 at the University of Illinois in Champaign. There were close to 300 students in grades seven to 12 from all over the state being judged on their projects. The students were required to present their paper and/or project to the judges and answer questions about it. Before presenting at the state level, each student had to qualify at the regional level.
Guerin Prep’s band and orchestra competed at “Music in the Parks” in St. Louis, Mo. Orchestra placed first and Band placed second.