Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin (center) was greeted by Superintendent Eric Witherspoon (right) and ETHS Principal Oscar Hawthorne.

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Neal S. Wolin, Acting Secretary and Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, made a special visit to Evanston Township High School last month. Mr. Wolin (ETHS Class of 1979) spent about an hour meeting with students and school administrators and visiting an Advanced Placement U.S. History class. He advised ETHS students to “work hard and live with integrity” in order to be successful.

Prior to his confirmation as Deputy Secretary in 2009, Mr. Wolin served in the Obama White House as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Counsel to the President for Economic Policy.