Michael Stonis and Nathan Yorke both graduated from Prairie Ridge High School in 2002. After years working in the field of technology and software development, the two founded Eight-Bot, a mobile application development company based in Chicago, IL.
Joey Certo and Tyler Schneider were both a part of Cary-Grove High School’s work program before becoming full-time employees at Fabrik Molded Plastics, Inc. in McHenry. They are now furthering their education in the manufacturing field with the support of Fabrik, Inc. CEO, Keith Wagner.
On December 2, 2019 Armin Daneshbodi, a senior at Crystal Lake South High School, received an email telling him he’d been accepted to Yale University on a full-ride scholarship. Daneshbodi was one of 14,926 applicants who applied for the QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship, and one of 1,044 students nationwide who qualified for the award
Prairie Ridge senior, Ermina Hassan, was presented the Congressional Silver Medal for her efforts in the community by U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood on January 17. The Congressional Silver Medal recognizes outstanding young people who have donated their time toward the betterment of their community and demonstrated personal growth. Hassan has been involved as a volunteer at multiple local hospitals during her time in high school.
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