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ISU honors H-F grad Jennifer Parker for outstanding achievements

The Illinois State University Outstanding Young Alumni Award will be presented to Homewood-Flossmoor High School Class of 2000 graduate Dr. Jennifer Parker.

The award, being presented Feb. 17, recognizes the contributions of outstanding young alumni to society, their profession or the university. Selection is based upon significant accomplishments in one’s chosen field. The award is given to an ISU alum aged 40 years or younger.

Jennifer ParkerParker was an outstanding student at H-F. She was a member of the Vikings Marching Band, dance and the National Honor Society. She says she drew inspiration from . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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