Community High School District 94

326 Joliet Street, West Chicago IL 60185

Contact:  Mary Randle's email, 630/876-6556
Community Relations Coordinator

PRESS RELEASE

Feb 02, 2005

BRIDGET GERAGHTY NAMED
CHS JANUARY STUDENT OF THE MONTH

Bridget Geraghty has been chosen Community High School District 94 Student of the Month for January. Bridget has been a member of the International Club her past two years and a reporter for the Wildcat Chronicle her sophomore, junior, and senior years. Bridget was also a member of the Forensics Team for four years. She has served the school in other capacities including the Fall Play in which she was a cast member her freshman and senior years, and a crewmember during her sophomore and junior years. In addition to the Fall Play, Bridget was a cast member in the Winter Play during her sophomore year and part of the Musical crew during freshman and junior years. Bridget has remained a member of the Thespians Club, which she joined in her sophomore year.

Academically, Bridget boasts a 4.0 grade point average. She has been on the High Honor Roll all four years and was chosen a member of the National Honor Society in her junior year. She has also been honored as an Illinois State Scholar. Bridget was named both English and Spanish Student of the Year during her junior year and participated on one of the winning Math Teams. This year Bridget and her family have acted as host to one of the Costa Rican exchange students.

The community has benefited from Bridget's commitments and contributions. Along with helping the Winfield Lion's Club raise money for the blind, she has been an active participant in her youth group. Also, this past November, Bridget slept outside one Saturday night to help raise money for the homeless.

Bridget plans on continuing her education at either the Georgetown University in Washington DC or Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She is the daughter of Raymond and Mary Geraghty of Winfield.

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