Officials participated in a morning celebration of Mohawk School's National Blue Ribbon Schools Award. The Board recognized staff at a reception during the board meeting later that day.
The Board of Education hosted a reception for the staff of Mohawk School to celebrate the National Blue Ribbon Schools Award.
Principal Madelyn Devers and Teacher Jean Walsh just returned from receiving
the award in Washington D.C. Earlier in the day
there was a community celebration, with Mrs. Devers and Mrs. Walsh arriving at the
school to cheering students and staff in an escort by police and fire trucks.
U.S. Department of Education representative Marilyn Teague and DuPage
Regional Office of Education Superintendent Darlene Ruscitti attended
the event, along with local village officials, chamber of commerce
representatives and board members.
The Chamber of Commerce donated the sign and the Village of Bensenville provided students and staff with an afternoon ice cream social.