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10 | February 16, 2017 | The Lockport Legend news Voting Open February 2-28 Vote: Photo Op We want to know your favorite local businesses! Tell us your favorites in categories such as: Beauty ★ Health ★ Dining ★ Education ★ Fitness & Recreation Pets Services ★ Shopping ★ Vehicles Honor your favorite local businesses by voting for them in the Southwest Choice Awards presented by 22nd Century Media. Look for the ballot in the center of this newspaper or vote online at starting Feb. 2. Complete at least 50 categories and be eligible for 22nd Century Media’s Southwest Choice Awards prize—one three-night trip for two (2) adults to Riu Caribe in Cancun, Mexico, courtesy of Apple Vacations. THE FRANKFORT STATION THE LOCKPORT LEGEND THE NEW LENOX PATRIOT THE HOMER HORIZON THE ORLAND PARK PRAIRIE THE TINLEY JUNCTION THE MOKENA MESSENGER Lockport resident Salvador Lara submitted this photo of him and his wife Nola at Victoria Falls in Zambia. Have you captured something unique, interesting, beautiful or just plain fun on camera? Submit a photo for “Photo Op” by emailing it to, or mailing it to 11516 W. 183rd St., Office Condo 3 Unit SW, Orland Park, IL, 60467. Do you think leaking when you laugh, cough or sneeze is normal? You are not alone. Many women suffer and are too embarrassed to discuss it. It’s time you understand your pelvic health. You have options and you can take back control. For over 20 years Dr. Kenneth Finkelstein has been specializing in Urogynecology and treating women with pelvic floor issues. Contact Dr. Finkelstein today and learn more about improving and regaining your quality of life. 10260 West 191st Street, Suite 100 / Mokena, IL / 708.425.1907 / school the Lockport Legend | February 16, 2017 | 11 the Lockport Legend’s Standout Student Sponsored by Marquette Bank Sydney Thies, Kelvin Grove seventh-grader Sydney Thies was chosen as Standout Student for her academic excellence. What is one essential you must have when studying and why? One essential that I must have when studying is either a study guide or flashcards to help me memorize. What do you like to do when not in school or studying? I like to watch Netflix, hang out with friends and spend time with my family. What is your dream job? My dream job is to be a doctor for children or to be a third grade teacher. What are some of the most played songs on your iPod? Some of my most played songs are “Jar of Hearts” by Christina Perri and “Treat you Better” by Shawn Mendes. What is one thing people do not know about you? One thing that people don’t know about me is that I love skiing. Whom do you look up to and why? I look up to my parents because they try their best at everything and they always find time for family. What do you keep under your bed? Under my bed is my flute, pillows and a mermaid tail I had gotten a couple years ago. Who is your favorite teacher and why? My favorite teacher is Mrs. Soulian because I love that she likes to laugh but she still gives structure to her classroom. What is your favorite class and why? My favorite class is art because I love being creative and exploring the world of art. Photo Submitted What is one thing that stands out about your school? One thing that stands out about my school is that my school always tried its best to stop the bullying that is going around in our school. What extracurricular(s) do you wish your school had? One extracurricular that I wish my school had is show choir. What is your morning routine? When I wake up I brush my teeth, brush my hair, make my bed, put on a little make up, then get dressed and eat breakfast. If you could change one thing about school, what would it be? If I could change one thing in my school, I would have more activities in class than sitting and listening. I personally have a hard time paying attention when I am just listening. What is your favorite thing to eat in the cafeteria? My favorite thing to eat in the cafeteria is the pizza. What is your best memory from school? My best memory from school is that in third grade a bird’s nest was outside our window and we were able to watch the baby birds grow up over the year. Standout Student is a weekly feature for The Lockport Legend. Nominations come from Lockport area schools. School News Carthage College Lockport students named to dean’s list Miranda Gort and Michael Regotti, both of Lockport, were named to the dean’s list at Carthage College for the fall 2016 semester. Students who earned at least a 3.5 GPA and took at least 14 credit hours were named to the dean’s list. Southeast Missouri State University Two Lockport residents named to dean’s list Lockport residents Caleb and Rebecca Yaeger earned a GPA of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale while taking at least 12 credit hours to be named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Southeast Missouri State University. Ashland University LTHS grad named to dean’s list Kayla Pfeiffer, a 2014 LTHS graduate and Lockport native, was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Ashland University. Dean’s list students must earn at least a 3.5 GPA. Pfeiffer is majoring in supply chain management. University of Dayton Lockport resident earns dean’s list honors Collin Russell, of Lockport, was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Unviersity of Dayton. Russell earned at least a 3.5 GPA to be considered for the honor. Saint Mary’s College Lockport student named to dean’s list Lockport native Ashley Hovorka was named to the dean’s list at Saint Mary’s College for the fall 2016 semester. Students must earn a GPA of at least 3.6, take at least 12 credit hours, have no incompletes and no grades lower than a “C.” Lockport Township High School LTHS announces high honor roll for first semester of 2016- 2017 school year Members of the graduating class of 2017 who earned high honor roll included: Yasmeen Abdallah, Vianca Patrice Abistado, Dana Ackerson, Robert Adamski, Jessica Aguirre, Alexandrea Albright, Kristupas Aleknavicius, Alejandro Almazan, Mohamed Alsalahi, Joseph Ancel, Melanie Anderson, Christopher Andrade, Laura Arencibia, Nicholas Argianas, Reem Atieh, Taylor Balcaitis, Brandon Barber, Tyra Barlow, Jake Barnes, Morgan Barney, Bret Bateman, Kristin Baugh, Jorie Beaumont, Jacob Beavers, Kevin Becker, Timothy Behland, Ethan Beissel, Benjamin Belczak, Steven Berry, Julia Bisbikis, Monika Bitneryte, Adam Blaszkiewicz, Catherine Bochenek, Michael Bodenhagen, Cameron Bolden, Morgan Bollinger, Justin Bordenaro, Ryan Borowiak, Hunter Bourassa, Natalie Brasen, Alexis Brown, Mary Buchheit, Thomas Calderaro, Melissa Calvo, Monika Caplikaite, Cody Carberry, Gianna Carbone, Cynthia Cardenas, Anthony Carollo, Grace Carpenter, Emmett Chan, Alex Chomiak, Paige Christian, Emily Clark, Joseph Colarelli, Arlene Coleman, Monica Colon, Sarah Conger, Serena Connelly, Benjamin Contreras, Claire Cooper, Cassidy Cronholm, Justin Cruz, Daniel Czaja, Nicholas Dado, Emily Daly, Catherine Davidson, Kevin Davis, Marisa DeMasi, Miranda DeMasi, Rachel Derickson, Adrian Diaz, Staci DiCristofano, Jenna Di- Vita, Emily Dlugosz, Ashley Dominici, John Downey, Mallory Drake, Joshua Drogemuller, Alexis Duda, Andrew Dugan, Wyatt Dumroese, Amanda Dunagan, Alana Dunne, Dalton Dwyer, Emily Dybas, Ashley Dykas, Sandra Dzukey, McKenzie Ebel, Samantha Eberly, Christine Edenburn, Rebecca Elsen, Robert Elwood, Sydney Engberg, Brennan Ephgrave, Jake Erickson, Stephanie Espinosa, Lauren Estes, Niklas Evans, Taylor Feldman, Katelyn Ferrin, Joseph Fill, Amy Fleszewski, Emily Floramo, Noah Frandsen, Hannah Frank, Jenna Franzen, Jessica Frederick, Lydia Fris, Katherine Fritz, Alexa Gajda, Krystian Gajdzis, Emily Galfano, Rodrigo Garcia Cardenas, Robert Gerritsen, Nolan Gilbertsen, Stephen Gillaspie, Kylie Glinski, Krystian Glowacz, Sierra Goldstein, Mia Gomora, Thaddeus Gontarz, Kassidy Graf, Kaitlyn Gray, Jaclyn Greci, Madeline Guzman, Mitchell Halaska, Jamie Hansen, Jake Harris, Kelly Hartford, Mashal Hassan, Aaron Hazlett, Margaret Healy, Lauren Helenthal, Julie Heniff, Victoria Hennessey, Andrew Hensen, Laura Hernandez, Mariana Hernandez, Aaron Herrera, Jaylinn Herrera, Michael Hippleheuser, Daniel Houlihan, Luke Ignell, Thomas Inczauskis, Deanna Isa, Carley Ives, Madeleine Jadron, Hope James, Brooke Janeczek, Kayla Janssen, Merelin Jaramillo, Dominik Jaskowski, Kacie Johnson, Kaylee Johnson, Serene Jones, Eric Jungheim, Meghan Karbarz, Andrew Keefe, Meghan Kelly, Katelyn Kendziora, Madalyn Kennedy, Casey Kirkland, Adam Klein, Joshua Knize, Sylvia Kordaczka, Alana Korzonas, Makayla Kraus, Kristen Krupinski, Carrie Kruse, Ashley Krzeczkowski, Laurel Kucharski, Michael Kucharski, Elizabeth Kuhn, Patrick Kunst, Rachel Lallky, Austin Langheld, Kyle Langheld, Joshua Lantow, Angel Latham, William Lavery, Aubrey Rose Lazarz, Hailey Ledbetter, Joseph Lee, Austin Lenzi, Benjamin Ligacki, Amanda Likas, Drew Litynski, Olivia Loeffler, Erica Long, Jilleeanne Lorenz, Cassidy Loughran, Michael Lowery, Janusz Lukasik, Alexander Luna, Stephanie Luna, Tyler Lyczak, Leah Macey, Rachel Maida, Anna Malfeo, Saif Malik, Scott Manhart, Dominique Mannerino, Tomi Mansell, Amy Markham, Rachel Martin, Madilyn Martus, Jonathan Mattingly, Sara Mazrimas, Sean McCarthy, Kelly McClusky, Jacklynn Mc- Donald, Amanda Meder, Jose Mendoza Murillo, Maxwell Mensinga, Ryan Michet, Alex Middleton, Bret Miller, Shannon Moore, Megan Moran, Abby Morgan and Samantha Morgan. School News is compiled by Editor Max Lapthorne, max@lockportle