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12 | February 16, 2017 | The orland park prairie news Another great provider putting Well Within Reach... Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest draws hundreds of entries Three Orland Park winners picked from pool of 186 Bill Jones, Editor Robert Boll, DO Family Medicine “The underlying theme in my practice has always been to treat each patient as I would want my physician to treat me.” Same-day appointments... Riverside Healthcare Frankfort Campus 23120 La Grange Road | Frankfort, IL 60423 (815) 464-5440 Looking for a specialist or different location? Call 855.404.DOCS HIRE LOCALLY Reach over 83% of prospective employees in your area! CALL TODAY FOR RATES & INFORMATION 708-326-9170 Pictured are the winning entries of (left) Hannah Burns, Yasmeen Rafati (lower right) and Ella Briscoe for The Orland Park Prairie’s 2017 Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest. Images submitted New Daily Lunch & Breakfast Specials Spend 20 - Get $ 2 OFF With this coupon. Dine-in and carry-outs available. 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Publisher 22nd Century Media Southwest Chicago’s Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest for weeks asked for area children to download a blank heart entry form and color it, with all of the entries to be sent through an area organization to active military, as well as veterans. When all was said and done Feb. 8, the seven newspapers across the branch collected a total of 557 entries, with 186 of those coming from Orland Park. The Orland Park Prairie’s staff judged the entries across three age categories based on creativity and neatness. The three Orland Park youths who rose to the top of the pile were Hannah Burns, Ella Briscoe and Yasmeen Rafati. Each of the three winners are to receive a certificate for a free Kids’ Meal at Culver’s Tinley Park, 18248 Sayre Ave. school the orland park prairie | February 16, 2017 | 13 School News Providence Catholic High School Orland Parkers plentiful on first semester honor roll Dr. John Harper, principal of Providence Catholic High School, recently announced the school’s first semester honor roll. The honor roll includes two categories: first honors recipients must obtain a 3.51 or higher grade point average, whereas second honors students receive a 3.00-3.50 GPA. The following Orland Park students were among those named to the first honors list: Francis Baffoe, Thomas Bernecker, Lauren Bird, Allison Brankin, Abby Bruno, Anastasia Cokinos, Christopher Cokinos, Audrey Cunningham, Jordan Dababneh, Angelique DeBellis, Allyssa Demma, Brian Donlevy, Samantha Dorning, Margaret Doyle, Bruke Dugan, Emily Dykas, Jack Francis, Aaron Gaspardo, Matthew Grzywacz, Michael Halleran, Adam Harrington, Joseph Harris, Jacob Hesselmann, Kevin Horan, Margaret Hurley, Kathleen Johnson, Eric Juds, Kathryn Juds, Andrew Kay, Danielle Kieffer, Anthony Krcik, Aylssa Lennon, Ryan Maloney, Colin Martin, Ashley Neubauer, Claire Paciga, Grace Paciga, Brian Peck, Joseph Pericht, Michael Perino, Timothy “T.J.” Quinlan, Victoria Quinlan, Colin Ries, Grace Rost, Kathryn Rost, Samuel Rost, Summer See, Caitlin Shanahan, Caitlin Stephens, Tyler Struck, Megan Sullivan, Keely Tess, Alexa Vennetti, Katherine Wheeler, Rebecca Wilko, Jamie Zavodny and Nikki Zavodny. The following Orland Park students were among those named to the second honors list: Blake Alfarah, Alexandra Andreolas, Michael Charnot, Morgan Coyle, Flynn Jarka, Derek Kane, Olivia Mitchell, Nicholas Murphy, John Pavlis, Jacob Rott, Matthew Swanson and Miles Winston. Moraine Valley Community College Many from Orland Park qualify for fall president’s list Moraine Valley Community College recently announced the students named to its president’s list for the fall 2016 semester. Qualification for the president’s list is a semester grade point average of 3.75 to 4.00. Among those named to the list were the following Orland Park residents: Zahrah Abbas, Duaa K. Abdullah, Tariq S. Abu-Romman, Malec A. Abusharif, Alyssa G. Alcordo, Ashley A. Alfini, Eman Ali, Syed H. Ali, Dana I. Alnashif, Alexander C. Altman, Rayan Alzoubi, Sofia H. Amezcua, Devin M. Apps, Kinda Baghdadi, Amber J. Banich, Alexander J. Beck, Hrishikesh S. Bhaththiwala, Alyssa N. Blomberg, Christopher Burch, Jonathan T. Burns, Tressa Cacciato, Matthew J. Carroll, Jennifer L. Carroll, Thomas B. Carver, Sarah A. Chavez, Ji Na Choi, Kayla R. Clark, Trina A. Coleman, Rachel L. Connors, Jennifer A. Corluka, Mohammad N. Dahleh, Rachel M. Davidson, Bryan C. Dewitt, Mary Drury, Cecilia E. Duque, Donya El-Shoubasi, Noor J. Elayan, Waseem Elayyan, Suhaib M. Ellythy, Jenna M. Elsouso, Angela Faxel, Madison E. Fink, Hannah R. Funk, Robert G. Funk, Jimmy H. Garala, Samantha H. Gilchrist, Daniel R. Gonzalez, Madison M. Gorecki, Emily A. Greenfield, Jacob K. Grella, Amanda A. Grzeslo, Caitlyn A. Guzzo, Aileen M. Haas, Lauren M. Hahn, Fida Hasan, Jennifer R. Hayes, Kristin N. Heenan, Chelsea E. Hodur, Anita Isioma Ineh, Zachary Irwin, Yusef K. Issa, Ahmed Issa, Yasmine Jadallah, Smriti Jain, Jessica J. Janociak, Resul Jashari, Christine L. Jennison, Bilal R. Judeh, James T. Kaftan, Thomas A. Kaufmann, Ibtisam Kesbeh, Aseel Khatib, Mohammed J. Khatib, Harsh Khilwani, Tyler J. Kondziolka, Alec T. Koppers, Oliver Kramer, Peter J. Krivanec, Jessica Kubacka, Nicholas Kuchel, Kristin H. Kusper, Maria A. Lagen, Emily R. Lannan, John Lazarich, Alesia Liashko, Ethan M. Lim, Sarah M. Lipkin, Taylor A. Lode, Israel Lucero, Aleksandar Lucic, Michael T. Mace, Selene A. Madonia, Katarzyna Majchrowicz-Wolny, Bo S. Manning, Mitchell P. Manning, Danya Marou, Zachary A. Marshall, Jake M. Marshall, Alec M. Martinez, Lindsey A. Mateja, Hannah Mayer, Paige M. Mc- Cullough, Pamela McLeod, Sarah Mehdian, Bartek K. Michalik, Ayah Mizyed, Julia M. Mola, Gerardo Mora, Kassem A. Moukahal, Megan C. Mrozek, Charles H. Murray, Joey Mustafa, Joshua R. Muszynski, Ryan I. Nemeh, Renae L. Neufeld, Heaven V. Newsom, Kaitlyn M. Ng, Mira Z. Nofal, Ajibola Ogedengbe, Ifeloluwa D. Osilaja, Bayan H. Othman, Mira K. Patel, Joanna N. Peak, Natalie Pekala, Devin M. Phelps, Anna M. Pietkiewicz, Nor Qashmer, Danile R. Rhodes, Elijah T. Roberts, Rafal K. Rogowski, Sean R. Rutledge, Colin P. Ruzella, Joseph J. Ruzevich, Raneen J. Sadi, Ghadere J. Salah, Serene Q. Salameh, Sandra Q. Salameh, Jonathan T. Salkas, Michael L. Saylors, Liesl Schuld, Chirag R. Shah, Aleksandra G. Sobol, Sara D. Sorpassa, Noelle P. Stec, Elisa A. Stefanski, Brooke E. Stroube, Bradley M. Surdyk, Ruthie Szczepaniak, Kristin J. Szymanski, Alexander B. Szymanski, Alyssa R. Tamayo, Lisa M. Theriault, Maysa M. Tineh, Patrick R. Torpy, Raul B. Torres, Suleika Trevizo, Michael S. Tuhaimer, Chloe E. Urosevic, Johnathan W. Valente, Victoria L. Velasquez, John Vergados, Madeline K. Walter, Michael Waresiak, Jessica L. Winston and Leann Xoubi. Coastal Carolina University Student from Orland Park named to dean’s list Blaine Wright, a junior majoring in marketing from Orland Park, was among 2,253 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the fall 2016 dean’s list. To qualify for the dean’s list, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade point average and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average. All students must be enrolled full time. Compiled by Editor Bill Jones, The Orland Park Prairie’s Standout Student Sponsored by Marquette Bank and why? My favorite class is social studies, because it’s really interesting and fun to learn. Voting Open February 2-28 Vote: Theresa Waz, Liberty School fifth-grader Theresa Waz, of Orland Park, was chosen as The Orland Park Prairie’s Standout Student because of her academic accomplishments. What is one essential you must have when studying and why? My iPad, because if I don’t know something I can search it up and have it explained to me. What do you like to do when not in school or studying? I like to draw, play with my brother, swim and read books. My dream is to be an illustrator, because I’m good at art and I am creative. I also would get to read the book first, so I would know what to illustrate. Photo Submitted What is one thing people don’t know about you? That I speak fluent Polish. I also go to Polish school and have a Polish background. I look up to my dad because he is creative. What is your favorite class What is one thing that stands out about your school? That, in fifth grade, you get to design a yearbook cover and maybe get picked for the real cover. What is your best memory from school? When me and my friend went to field day together and had lots of fun. Standout Student is a weekly feature for The Orland Park Prairie. Nominations come from Orland Park area schools. vote and you can WIN A Vacation for 2 to CanCun! 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. Tell us your favorites in categories such as: Beauty ★ Health ★ Dining ★ Education ★ Fitness & Recreation ★ Pets Services ★ Shopping ★ Vehicles Look for the ballot in the center of this newspaper or vote online at starting Feb. 2.