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

April 26, 2006

Elena Suarez April Student of the Month at CHS

Elena Suarez has been being chosen April Student of the Month at Community High School. A quote by Vincent Van Gogh captures the essence of Elena: “As we advance in life, it becomes more and more difficult. But in fighting the difficulties, the inner strength of the heart is developed." Elena said that life is not perfect and there will always be problems, but if you battle, you will become a stronger, wiser person. A wise path is what Elena is following, starting with being named Who’s Who Among American High School Students, a member of the National Honor Society, French Honor Society and a four year member of FBLA.

If Elena could have any job in the entire world it would be working with children. “I just adore children, seeing them playing and happy,” she said. Elena been involved in Adopt-A-Family, Frosty Fest, Data-Match, Ambassadors, Math Team and Badminton. One of her most treasured honors at Community High School is being nominated and selected as student of the month.

This summer, Elena plans to work full-time and then help her parents move back to Mexico for her father’s retirement. In the fall she will return to juggle work and academics at DePaul University. Elena plans to major in accounting with a minor in American History. Her greatest Academic desire is to graduate in four years as a Strobel Honor Student. Elena is the daughter of Sacramento and Elena Suarez of West Chicago. She will be honored at the May 2, 2006 meeting of the CHS Board of Education, and her photo will be featured in the Student of the Month display.

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