Corey Winchester teaches history and social science at Evanston Township High School. Photo by Lynn Trautmann/LTPhoto Evanston

Corey Winchester, a teacher in the ETHS History/Social Science Department, was recognized lasts month as a distinguished alumnus by the Loyola University School of Education and the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies Program. Loyola’s Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented each year to honor the impact of alumni on the broader education community. The award is presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to society and whose accomplishments, affiliations, and careers have honored the legacy of excellence in the school.

Mr. Winchester  was honored for accomplishments in areas of professional achievement, service to society and service, and support to the School of Education. Recognized for his work with ETHS’s Students Organized Against Racism (SOAR) organization and the Evanston Scholars program, Mr. Winchester is a past recipient of a Fulbright-Hays award and the Illinois State Board of Education’s Those Who Excel Award in the category of Early Career Educator. He serves as an adjunct instructor at Loyola teaching in the School of Education’s Leadership Studies Undergraduate Minor.