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[Read More…]
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Nurturing H-F community helped Sox announcer Jason Benetti find his way to success
White Sox play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti, left, with Homewood-Flossmoor High varsity baseball coach John McCarthy. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle) Jason Benetti, Chicago White Sox play-by-play broadcaster, said the first baseball game he ever called was for Vikings baseball at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. When Benetti shared that insight, he got rousing applause[Read More…]
H-F grad Karen Hawkins receives national LGBTQ journalism award
Karen Hawkins got an incredible birthday surprise this year when her feminist publication Rebellious Magazine won the NLGJA Jeanne Córdova Award from the Association of LGBTQ journalists.