Alex Tongate honored at DAR Good Citizen Luncheon
Alex Tongate was Ridgeview's recipient of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Good Citizen Award. Alex attended a luncheon at Bloomington Country Club on Thursday, March 8th, in recognition of this accomplishment. Alex was selected based on a winning essay, his excellent citizenship, and his involvement at Ridgeview. Alex was one of 12 students honored from area schools located in McLean County. Alex was awarded a certificate and a monetary gift for his accomplishment.
The Junior High wrestling team started the state series at the Regional competition on Saturday, February 24 at Parkside. Five wresters, Danny Tay (65), Braydon Campbell (75), Payton Campbell (80), Michael Marmy (105) and Evan Antonio (155) advanced to the IESA sectional tournament on Saturday, March 3.
Congratulations to Danny and Braydon for their 1st place finishes, Payton for 2nd place and Evan for placing 4th. Danny, Braydon and Payton advance to the State Finals on Friday, March 9th in DeKalb, IL. Good luck boys!
Each year the Ridgeview Education Association offers a $500 scholarship to a future teacher. The REA wishes to encourage students pursuing a career in education.
To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant
● must be a graduate of Ridgeview, Octavia, or Saybrook/Arrowsmith
● must be enrolled in or have completed a collegiate teacher education program at the undergraduate level (students in their third year or beyond will be given primary consideration)
● must submit an official transcript reflecting an accumulated GPA of a B
● must have completed the application and essays attached at the bottom
● may not have won the scholarship previously
Click here for more information and for application.