The Harvard CUSD 50 Board of Education recognized a number of student and staff accomplishments at Wednesday’s public meeting. Boys basketball’s Andrew Cooke and girls basketball’s Mariana Pichardo were WHIW’s December Athletes of the Month.
Girls basketball’s Catherine Austin was WHIW’s January Athlete of the Month, and Harvard High School’s Black Bischke received recognition as WHIW’s January Athlete of the Month and for qualifying for wrestling state sectionals.
Wrestler Zach Bokowy also qualifyied for sectionals.
Harvard High School’s Chess Team and coach Jason Gomez earned recognition for competing in the Illinois High School Association’s State Tournament.
The board also recognized Harvard Junior High’s Amanda Thompson and her extended curriculum class for their work in reducing food waste by over 60% at their school.