Oak Park and River Forest High School senior Tess Trinka was recently named to the IHSA's All-State Academic Team. Trinka was one of 26 student-athletes (13 males, 13 females) selected from over 500 nominees around the state.
Fenwick center Dan Dwyer and forward Tom Planek have anchored the Friars' frontline this season in coach Rick Malnati's debut as the Fenwick coach. Both players offer leadership and impressive skill sets for the Friars.
With possible state grant money on the table, the Park District of Oak Park is roaring ahead with an initial proposal for notable upgrades to the Rehm Park pool facility even as it gathers residents' ideas on what they want to see in their neighborhood pool.
Diane Stanke, the marketing, customer service and a little bit of everything else director at the Park District of Oak Park, is, after 12 years, well-respected and much admired within the park district and Oak Park community. And now she has the statewide honor to go with the local adulation.