2017-07-13 / Schools

Panec Award honors Oak Park’s best


Courtesy of Jay Greenlinger Courtesy of Jay Greenlinger COMPASSION RECOGNIZED—Four seniors at Oak Park High School receive this year’s Marie Panec Educating Compassionate and Creative Global Citizens Award. The honorees are, from left, Paige Creason, Camille Polk, Deborah Ong and Alexander Sax. The award goes to students who have demonstrated exemplary service to the school, community, and beyond, and who have shown compassion, empathy, creativity and selflessness in their service. Panec, who died in 2011, was a longtime Oak Park Board of Education member and dedicated schools advocate.

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