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  • Freshman Friday: John Trinh
    11:12 AM

    Football has always played a huge role in freshman John Trinh’s life. He has always wanted to do something with his football career since he was in seventh grade.
    Even though just being a freshman, Trinh has big goals for his future in football.
    “I’ve grown up watching college football and the NFL. My main goal

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  • Principal’s Recognition: Anthony Lohan
    8:59 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the seventeeth in a series of 18 stories about this semester’s Principal’s Recognition Award winners who were recognized on Wednesday, April 20 for outstanding achievement in specific programs. Senior Anthony Lohan received the Communications Award and was nominated by Mr. Eric Lueder.
    As the end of the year approaches, it’s a senior’s natural manner to start the

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  • Principal’s Recognition: Jasmine Dirks
    8:53 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the sixteenth in a series of 18 stories about this semester’s Principal’s Recognition Award winners who were recognized on Wednesday, April 20 for outstanding achievement in specific programs. Freshman Jasmine Dirks received the Athletics Award and was nominated by Ms. Terri Laux.
    Freshman Jasmine Dirks has been a hot commodity at Niles West for the past couple of

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  • Meet Me in a Minute: Audrey Choi
    8:45 AM

    Coming into Niles West, sophomore Audrey Choi didn’t plan on following her sister, alum Nadia Choi‘s foot steps by joining Orchesis and the Poms team. From the beginning, Audrey had loved soccer and played all throughout middle school at Parkview. She had hoped to continue to play in high school, but when it came to it, her mom pushed Audrey

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  • Principal’s Recognition: Sterling Mendez
    8:39 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the fourteenth in a series of 18 stories about this semester’s Principal’s Recognition Award winners who were recognized on Wednesday, April 20 for outstanding achievement in specific programs. Senior Sterling Mendez received the AIM (Achievement, Integrity, Motivation) Award and was nominated by Ms. Marie Grunst. 
    Senior Sterling Mendez is an outstanding person who shows great integrity in everything he

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  • Principal Recognition: Kristen Younan
    8:26 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the thirteen in a series of 18 stories about this semester’s Principal’s Recognition Award winners who were recognized on Wednesday, April 20 for outstanding achievement in specific programs. Senior Kristen Younan received the World Languages Award and was nominated by Mr. David Maletesta. 
    Studying a foreign language for some can be one of the most unbearable tasks.

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  • Principal’s Recognition Award: Josephine O’Shaughnessy
    9:10 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the eleventh in a series of 18 stories about this semester’s Principal’s Recognition Award winners who were recognized on Wednesday, April 20 for outstanding achievement in specific programs. Senior Josephine O’Shaughnessy received the Student Services Award and was nominated by Mr. Mitch Stern.
    Josephine O’Shaughnessy, most well-known at Niles West for her many theatre productions, has taken advantage of everything Niles West has

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