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Take heart, go farther on

Wednesday Journal - 18 Sep 2018
The following is an excerpt of remarks by Faith Julian at the Oak Park Education Foundation's recent dedication ceremony for the BASE Camp mural in honor of her father, Dr. Percy Julian, at his namesake middle school. To read her entire speech, please ...
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Fermi Chosen as Illinois' Top Scientist for Bicentennial

Alton Daily News - 19 Sep 2018
Futurist R. Buckminster Fuller, chemist Percy Julian, and Andrew Moyer, who helped discover penicillin, round out the top five. Wills said Moyer and Allene Jeanes, who made the list for her work on a blood substitute, are both scientists from the ...
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Real change requires a stomach for conflict

Wednesday Journal - 04 Sep 2018
On the one hand, there is so much to brag about in the community, from the beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright homes to chemist Percy Julian and author Ernest Hemingway, who both called the community home. But at OPRF, according to the Illinois State Report ...
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Top 10 finalists for Illinois' Teacher of the Year announced

FOX Illinois - 28 Aug 2018
Katherine Whitington, Ph.D., teaches English, dual-credit philosophy, Advanced Placement English literature, and composition at Percy L. Julian High School, located in Chicago, in Chicago Public Schools 299. More than 200 teachers total were nominated.
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Edwardsville educator among state teacher of the year finalists

STLtoday.com - 05 Sep 2018
Katherine Whitington teaches English, dual-credit philosophy, Advanced Placement English literature, and composition at Percy L. Julian High School, located in Chicago, in Chicago Public Schools 299. ISBE will announce the 2019 Illinois Teacher of the ...
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Enrico Fermi Named Illinois' Top Scientist For Bicentennial

WspyNews (press release) - 17 Sep 2018
Fermilab in Batavia, which is a laboratory used for the study of particle physics, is named for Fermi. The remaining top five scientists include James Watson, R. Buckminster Fuller, Percy Lavon Julian, and Andrew Moyer who helped mass produce penicillin.
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Mural dedication nears for groundbreaking scientist Percy Julian

The Banner-Graphic - 18 Aug 2018
OAK PARK, Ill. -- A mural dedicated to groundbreaking chemist and 1920 DePauw University graduate Percy Lavon Julian is reportedly days from completion as it goes up on the northwest side of the Oak Park middle school that bears his name. The mural is ...
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Watching 'America to Me'

Wednesday Journal - 28 Aug 2018
James, a longtime Oak Parker whose kids went to OPRF, explains in a disembodied voiceover that the tradition that Kumsa dismisses has to do with Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingway and Percy Julian (whose "home was firebombed twice," James ...
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2019 Illinois Teacher of the Year finalists announced

Prairie State Wire - 02 Sep 2018
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) recently listed the 10 finalists for Illinois Teacher of the Year. Each nominee has demonstrated heroism and a commitment to education, according to a press release. The nominees include a poetry teacher and ...

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