Scholarship Winners Honored May 18-19
Four seniors were each awarded a West Aurora Parent Organizations Scholarship at senior gatherings in May. Each student received a $500 award for use toward their future education.
Scholarship recipients included: Darien Glemza, Ethan Isaacson, Tyler Roberts, and Kallie Rundle. The awards were presented at the May 18 Senior Awards Night and the May 19 Senior Breakfast.
"Thank you to everyone who applied," said Margie Isaacson, scholarship chairwoman. "We are grateful to the PTAs and PTOs that helped make these awards possible." Benefactors included:
Recipients of the 2017 West Aurora Parent Organizations Scholarship included: (above) Kallie Rundle, Ethan Isaacson and Tyler Roberts; (below) Darien Glemza, receiving his award from Margie Isaacson, PTSO scholarship chair. Fourteen students vied for the awards.
The West Aurora High School Parent-Teacher-Student (PTSO) Organization works for WAHS students and teachers. As a 501(c)3 organization, PTSO donations and membership fees are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
You can join or make a donation electronically by visiting: Membership/Donation
Isaacson Honored by PTSO
Margie Isaacson was honored at the May meeting for her work with PTSO. Isaacson served as vice president, scholarship and nominations chair this year. She also compiled minutes for most meetings.
Isaacson began her work with parent organizations at Washington Middle School PTA. At PTSO, she volunteered with hospitality, membership, nominations, and as web liaison, as well as VP and scholarship chairwoman. Isaacson's youngest child graduated from WAHS May 21.
PTSO Elects 2017-18 Officers
The following PTSO members were elected to board positions May 16 for next school year:
Nominating committee was Margie and Mike Isaacson, and Jenny Jankovsky.
We are actively looking for a secretary for next school year. Requirements include attending meetings, taking notes, and compiling and distributing those minutes. This is a good position for anyone not familiar with high school or with PTSO activities as you'll learn both as secretary. If you're interested, email Margaret Patterson or call 630-605-3493.
Abby Jeske Wins Raffle for VIP Graduation Tickets
Congratulations to Abby Jeske, whose ticket was pulled as the winner of VIP reserved seating at the May 21 WAHS graduation.
She and her family won 10 tickets for reserved seating at the May 21 WAHS graduation at Northern Illinois University Convocation Center in DeKalb.
The raffle brought in more than $120 for our organization.
The winning raffle ticket for VIP seating was drawn by Mike Fuller of WAHS Security.