The four recipients of the North End Mothers’ Club scholarships were announced at the Awards night May 13 at Evanston Township High School. Rachel Clemens received the prestigious Senior Girl’s Honor Award. STEM scholarships were awarded to Aly Singleton and Millie Rosen. The Joanne Murphy Trautwein Music Scholarship was awarded to Andrew Santiago.
Rachel Clemens is a dynamic student who has excelled in multiple disciplines. Throughout high school she has participated in at least five Boosters’ activities each year in music, athletics and clubs. Rachel was inducted into the freshman, sophomore and National Honor Society. She was also named an Illinois State Scholar and is a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society.
She played both tennis and soccer at ETHS, serving as captain of the tennis team this past year. She has been principal oboist in wind ensemble and symphony orchestra since sophomore year, participated in the Esande dance company for four years and has been a member of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra for two years. Rachel has also been an active volunteer, accumulating more than 140 hours of community service. She has been active with the Best Buddies Program, Adopt-a-Pet Animal Rescue and has taken three summer trips with the Appalachian Service Project. She will pursue her education at Harvard.
Millie Rosen has proven herself an excellent student across disciplines, earning ETHS academic department awards, winning writing contests, exhibiting in art shows,, earning induction into National Honor Society, being named AP Scholar with honor and a National Merit Finalist. Rosen has also been a member of the Girls Swim and Water Polo Teams all four years, serving as captain of both teams this year. She will attend Northwestern University next year majoring in engineering.
Aly Singleton’s award distinctions include multiple ETHS academic awards, freshman, sophomore and National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Cook County Sherriff’s Youth Service Medal of Honor and Illinois State Scholar. Aly is a four-year member of the Math Team, serving as captain the past two years, Green Team and Band Programs. She has also been an executive board member of teamASAP, chief composer for YAMO, a facilitator for Emerge Leadership Program and a volunteer with Project Excite. She will pursue her education at Brown University, majoring in engineering.
Andrew Santiago is a devoted student and musician of the flute and piccolo. He has played in wind symphony, symphonic band and symphony orchestra, where he has been principal flute since junior year. Andrew’s extracurricular music activities include ETHS jazz combo, jazz lab band, flute section leader for the marching band, mentor in the band mentorship program and nominations for flute and piccolo in the North Shore Honor Band junior and senior year.
He will attend Oberlin College and Conservatory, where he will double major in flute performance and material science engineering.
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