Austin elementary students competed against other Chicago youth for awards and prizes at the 5th annual Prevention Bowl at U.S. Cellular Field last week.
Students answered trivia questions about substance abuse prevention and good health, with students from Rosa Parks School winning the top prize.
The half-day event, included guest appearances by Ald. Emma Mitts (37th), Chicago Bears’ Khalil Bell and Lance Louis, Cincinnati Bengals player Victor Adeyanju and hip-hop artists GLC and Never from Crucial Conflict.
Congratulations to these West Side schools and students who took part May 11:
May Community Academy Students Thomas Greenwood, Vernisha Jones, DeMarco Sanders, Sharendra Williams and Sierra Wilson; teacher Renee Conley
St. Angela School Students Domonique Hoffman, My’Kail Jones, Brianna Lucas and Zsmail Parker; teacher Samiena Singleton
Brian Piccolo Specialty School Students LeErica Collins, Gisselle Guadarrama, Cristobal Melesio and Sierra White; counselor Revlon Wilson
Spencer Technology Academy Students Perriyanna Clay, Marthell Crockett, Samuel Davis and Melody Hicks; coach Mrs. McNeely
West Park Academy Students Dominique Dilworth, Vanessa Fajardo, Yamil Helnandez and Deja James; coach Mark Schenkelberg
Martin A. Ryerson Elementary School Students Daweed Abdiel, Tesha Anderson, Saletheo Moss and Anthony Nix; coach Reginal Collins
George Rogers Clark Elementary School Students Alexis Alexander (8th), Jasmyne Lee (7th), Sierra Martinez (7th) and Johnny Williams (8th); teacher Marcus Clemons