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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 21, 2015, Arlington Heights, IllinoisBev Horne / at the fight for $15 rally sponsored by the service employees International Union marched wednesday in front of the Mcdonalds Headquarters in Oak Brook. L thursday May 21, 2015 big picture local focus $1.00 paddock publications 143rd year no. 219 Lake county Dai daily Herald report they ave had straight ass throughout High school enviable act and sat scores and they Volunteer for their school and in their Community. They Are the 40 members of the 2015 daily Herald academic teams graduating High school seniors in the Northwest suburbs Dupage county Lake county and the Fox Valley who have achieved extraordinary Aca Demic records in four years. The backgrounds dreams and motivations of the academic team members and the honorable mentions members Are As different from each other As night an Day. But what they have in common is a sense of purpose a belief that High school was a valuable stepping Stone to their future lives As engineers researchers teachers artists an writ ers and a quiet Confidence in their own abilities. Each High school in the daily her Ald coverage area is permitted to nominate two students for the Aca Demic team. The Blind nominations Are read and evaluated by suburban High school educators and from their scores the top 10 Are chosen As the team. Best & brightest in the burbs s t e v e Lundy / the 2015 Lake county daily Herald academic team gathers at College of Lake county. Kneeling from left at Ithan Athy Ambi Kumar Warren township High school and Emily Michael Lake Zurich High school. Sitting from left Nicole Hefner Carmel Catholic High school Alyssa Remshak Grayslake Central High school Justin Hyunwook Yim Vernon Hills High school Noel Brindise Lake Zurich High school Gretchen Metzger lakes Community High school. Standing from left Tara Gill Woodlands Academy of the sacred heart Raphael Ruvinov Mundelein High school and Ankur Rastogi Libertyville High school. Watch the video by Jessica Cilella roughly 2,000 demonstrators from across the coun try rallied wednesday out Side Mcdonalds corporate Headquarters in Oak Brook to demand a boost in wages to a minimum of $15 an hour for Quick service restaurant workers. The rally sponsored by the service employees International Union lasted about two a Large police presence but the gathering was peaceful. No arrests were reported but police said there was one medical emergency when a 25-year-old female had a seizure. Many of the demonstrators who arrived in dozens of coach buses were wearing red fight for $15 to shirts printed in English and Span ish or other shirts that contained messages such As we Are Worth More. Some held signs Reading map of erty Mcsame quit being cheap and raise that wage. Wrapped in blankets or sporting hats and heavy Jack ets on the unseasonably cold Day protesters walked More than a mile chanting slogans 2,000 protest in Oak Brook we Are Worth More a crowd tells Mcdonalds As minimum wage fight continues the daily Herald 2015 academic team thursday a y 21, 2015 Section honorable mentions 2 academic team judges 3 comics 4 Dai mph 5 no Lake county 2014-2015 daily Herald acad Emic team Hometown Gurne e parents Ambi sith a & Sutha a Muikku mar sponsor Gail drive line Counselor class rank schoo l does not rank spa 4.75 on a weighted 4.0 scale test scores act 35 planned major biomedical Engineer ing awards honors a p scholar with distinction North sub Urban All conference award National m Erit commended scholar personal statement combining my interests in robotic s and biomedical engineering to me Dicine i aspire to stretch our limits a and create solutions to existing unsolved problems. With every research Endeavor aim to create a stepping Stone for upcoming generations and catalyse advancements in modern health. Sponsors endors ement few students possess a Thys determination discipline and intelligence. These Are simply a few among Many admirable qualities that have accelerated him to his current level of academic e excellence. If he is not directly presen ted with a learning Opportunity he Wil l take the initiative to seek one out on his own with an Exham s Tive Effort. At Ithan Athy Ambi Kumar Warren twp. High school Hometown Deer p Ark parents Charles & Michelle Brindise sponsor Lauren k Alsdorf Counselor class rank schoo l does not rank spa 5.11 on a weighted 4.0 scale test scores act 35 sat 2340 planned major engineering germanic languages awards honors g Goethe Institute German olympics National finalist National Merit Fina list a scholar with distinction personal statement Over time Ive recognized tha t life is lived from a fishbowl i can look around and see plenty but in a Way ism alone. Try As i might i cant pass through the distorted Glass Walls and fully understand Ano ther persons View. The Best we humans c an do is try to communicate take in wha t Ever Clumsy words we give each othe r and attempt to account for the unique background theyer e coming from. Sponsors endors ement Noel is int i Tive Quirky and Wise beyond her years. She knows what is important in life a and focuses on the goals she has set for herself. She is grounded modest an d incredibly likable. She is also the on y student that Ive h and who is the kids t of completing her firs t novel. Noel Brindise Lake Zurich High s school Hometown Libert Yville parents or. Nader Gill & or. Navnit Gil l sponsor Madonna Lee Edmunds principal class rank schoo l does not rank spa 5.45 on a weighted 5.0 scale test scores act 34 planned major biology emphasis o n genetics awards honors h onor award 9-12for the highest spa Frederick Douglass and Susan b. Anth ony award a calculus first Hon or award personal statement on the whole i did not work for academics throughout my High school Ca reer i let it work for me and steer m e on the path to becoming Well rounded. Along the w a i have constructed a diversified base of knowledge and found my passion which is the key to fulfilling my lifelong goals. Sponsors endors ement both her interest and her imagination Are read ily engaged. She is articulate witty and compassionate. He r vision of the Worl d is a global one. Although she carries a rigorous academic Load this is a Youn g woman who has Learned to find balance in her life. Tara Gill Woodlands facade my of the sacred hear t Hometown Lincolnshire parents drs. George & Denise Heine r sponsor Paul Emerson Counselor class rank schoo l does not rank spa 4.52 on a weighted 4.0 scale test scores act 35 sat 2380 planned major biomedical Engineer ing awards honors n National Merit Finali St a scholar with Honor valedictorian Sophomore class personal statement having gone to school and been raised in an Environ ment that values s ervice i Hope in m y lifetime to be Able to help people less fortunate than mys Elf. The accomplish h ments i have Achie Ved academically have started me o n the path to a life As a biomedical Engin Eer that will allow me both personally an d professionally to give of myself to those in need. Sponsors endors ement More than anything else wha t stands out to me about Nicole is her assuredness toward her future and commitment toward reaching her career related goals. Nicole is passionate Abou t the Field of science e and has gone out o f her Way to obtain real world experience. To look for opportunities to grow As a person an d an up and coming professional both within and outside schoo l. Nicole Hefner Carmel Catholic Hig h school Hometown Linden Hurst parents Joseph & Kristi Metzger sponsor Katie car Ney Counselor class rank 1st of t of 378 spa 4.738 on a w weighted 4.0 scale test scores act 31 planned major biological engineering g with a medical emphasis awards honors a la suburban All academic award f or Golf and soccer Salt North suburban leadership conference part o f interviewing team s for a new guidance e Counselor Princi pal and vice principal personal statement i have to study. At the Start of High school jealousy made me bitter an d i found myself m and at students who scored higher than m e without trying. By t i used that Ange r to motivate myself to work harder and i t paid off. I developed d a work ethic i would not have otherwise and achieving tha t a feels so much better. Sponsors endors ement there is no question that g Gretchen is a Young woman with tremendous abilities and Subtle Confidence who has truly take n advantage of her o opportunities not Only at lakes but in life Gretchen Metzger school Hometown Lake z Urich Emily Michael Lake Zurich High s school Hometown Green Oaks parents Saurabh r Rastogi Ankur Rastogi Libertyville High s school Hometown round Lake parents sue rems Hak Mark Remsha k sponsor Adriana Bisevac social Alyssa Remshak Grayslake Central Hig school Hometown Munde Lein parents Anatoliy & Miryam Kats Counselor Raphael Ruvinov Mundelein High school Hometown Munde Lein parents Dai Jong & Young Hee Yim sponsor Rebecca Bellito Counselor Justin Hyunwook Yim Vernon Hills High s school meet the team in to Days neighbor Section by Kerry Lester associated press Springfield Illinois lawmakers Are again consid ering a plan to overhaul Cook count yes pension system that could trim some work Erst benefits despite a recent Illinois supreme court Rul ing striking Down a statewide pension overhaul. Its a plan that could serve As a litmus test for the state wide pension overhaul that lawmakers Are tasked with crafting though some critics warn that if another plan ends up before the courts it could limit the states pension options in the future. A House commit tee approved the measure wednesday by a 5-4 vote along party lines which would Call for a roughly $147 Mil lion increase in the count yes annual contribution to the pension fund next year. It now Heads to the full chamber for consideration. The proposal Calls for increasing the retirement age and boosting county employ Eesi contributions to their pension plans. But it also guarantees compounded Cost of living adjustments and health care benefits for work Ershen they retire which Are components that supporters say could comply with a Sec Tion of the state Constitution that says promised benefits shall not be diminished or impaired. Ive believed All along this is a different plan state rep. Elaine Nekritz said com paring the proposed county litmus test for pension repair Cook county plan advances inhouse by Mick Zawislak round Lake Park could become the first Community in Lake county to outfit its police officers with body Cam eras a situation authorities say they Welcome but comes with a variety of issues that need to be addressed. As part of the 2015-16 Bud get the Vil Lage Board on tues Day unanimously authorized police chief George Filenko to spend up to $60,000 for a video sys tem for seven front line squad cars and body cameras for 13 officers. This a snot knee Jerk and there is no Rush to this Filenko said. This is not just something weave been look ing at because of whats going on he added. The department discontinued its use of in car video about three years ago. That Village oks cop body cameras round Lake Park move in response to National trend Cook memorial Board picks new director Page 4 i just cant live on $7.65. I feel like they re being very unfair and greedy. Bettie Douglas a St. Louis Mcdonalds employee Well continue to look at the wage. And the benefits we offer our employees. Heidi Barker Mcdonalds spokeswoman the workers voice the company is voice Davets Farewell Letterman signs off with famous pals Page 6 just a reaction Hawks Shaw on using his head in game 2 sports George Filenko see pension on Page 5 see protests on Page 5 see cameras on Page 9 on purchases made with your lumber liquidators credit card from May 20-26, 2015 of $2,000 or More or 12 months promotional financing on purchases $1,000 $1,999.99 or 6 months promotional financing on purchases up to $999.99. Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. See store for details. While supplies last. 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