Alumni News

Madigan Boborci ('19)
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Madigan Boborci ('19) was recently named as a Captain of the UCSB Club Field Hockey team (the "Gauchos”). Madigan played primarily as a Defender/Sweeper for her first season, helping the Gauchos take 2nd place in their conference. The UCSBFH Club team travels throughout California playing schools such as UCLA, USC, UC San Diego, Cal Poly, and Claremont College. Congratulations Madigan! We are so happy you've continued playing Field Hockey after Elgin Academy.

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Plaque Honors John McDonald '43
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If you have walked into the west entrance of Sears Hall lately you may have noticed a new plaque along the sidewalk. The plaque, which reads "In honor of John McDonald and the Bosworth Family whose generosity made possible enhanced learning environments and opportunities for Elgin Academy students" honors Elgin Academy alum John McDonald. Mr. McDonald and the Bosworth family have long been supporters of Elgin Academy. In May 2016, John McDonald's son Nelson returned to campus to present a planned gift of $400,000 to Elgin Academy. A portion of that donation was utilized to establish The John McDonald Idea Lab in Sears Hall. This unique learning environment offers a variety of opportunities for teachers and students to use the room interactively.

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Hannah Gallee '13 shares that she is working as a Case Management Intern at Center on Halsted. Center on Halsted is the Midwest's most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of the LGBTQ  community. In her internship, she is gaining a deep understanding of workforce development programs while learning the relationship between direct service and policy, facilitating small group work and weekly engagement with each cohort, and researching related policy and local programs. Hannah is a candidate for MSW and MA in Women's and Gender Studies at Loyola University.  

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Roma Hameed '16 Receives Asian American Coalition of Chicago Award
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Congratulations to Roma Hameed '16! Roma is the recipient of the Asian American Coalition of Chicago (AACC) 2019 Youth Award, and she represents the Pakistani community. Roma is a junior business management major at DePaul University’s Driehaus School of Business. At DePaul, she is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the National Society of Leadership and Success. Way to go, Roma! 

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James White, from the class of 1962, writes that he is a retired United Methodist Pastor, and also a trained pastoral counselor/psychotherapist and addictions counselor with a doctorate (D.Min.) from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL. He continues to do mission work in Liberia West Africa and teaches addiction counseling there in the wake of the horrible civil war that began in 1980 and ending around 2003.

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