At the Lisle Park District board assembly Aug. 20, two Lisle seniors were being awarded the Robert Kuzmicki Schooling Scholarship delivered to graduating seniors who reside in Lisle and funded by the Lisle Park District and the Lisle Companions for Parks Foundation.

The scholarship was created in memory of Bob Kuzmicki, who lost his struggle with a uncommon form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in December 2005. The devoted father and husband was also the Lisle Park District’s facility specialist and was very well identified by a lot of patrons at Sea Lion Aquatic Park for his determination to the facility.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

The Lisle Park District acquired numerous certified apps for the two $500 scholarships.

Candidates have been questioned to describe the worth of local community involvement and how it applies to their life, the advantages of the park district, and how their do the job ethic will have an impact on their upcoming aims.

The two learners picked out by the scholarship committee have astonishing function ethics, are exceptionally selfless, and genuinely fully grasp the role a park district performs inside the group.

The first of two scholarships was awarded to Bich-Yen Pham. Bich-Yen graduated from Lisle Superior School this previous spring and is attending the College of Illinois this drop. LHS Arithmetic Instructor Ronald Jaegle explained Bich-Yen as “relentless in her perform ethic and motivation to be successful.” Enthusiastic and motivated by a friend’s late father to pursue her curiosity in science, Bich-Yen will be researching chemical and biomolecular engineering and options on a vocation in chemistry. In her free of charge time, Bich-Yen likes to browse novels, attract, and spend time with close friends. Bich-Yen is an superb illustration of Lisle, with a fantastic rapport between lecturers, team, and college students at Lisle Superior School. Her commitment and tricky operate will help her be just as thriving at U of I as she was at Lisle Substantial Faculty.

April Clancy obtained the second scholarship, and also graduated from Lisle Higher Faculty in the spring. April will be attending Lewis College this drop. Her softball coach of 8 many years, Craig Martin, observed her management and commitment “April continuously inspired her teammates to transfer past (glitches) and refocus … her maturity and leadership helped the group shift earlier it and continue to be in the match.” Irrespective of shedding her father to cholangiocarcinoma in the course of her junior calendar year of higher faculty, the working experience of expending time all-around the caring nurses at the healthcare facility impressed April to go after a everyday living of supporting other folks, main to her desire in nursing, which she will be learning at Lewis. Outdoors of her research, April enjoys painting, baking, cooking, and spending time with loved ones. April, too, is an outstanding representation of Lisle, with a significant heart that has been noticed by many at Lisle High University and beyond. Her resilience and willpower will permit her to succeed in the nursing plan at Lewis, as properly as in her potential endeavors.

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The Lisle Park District, the board of park commissioners, and Lisle Companions for Parks Basis would like each Bich-Yen and April the very best in their futures.

The application for following year’s Robert Kuzmicki Training Scholarship is accessible on the net by visiting LisleParkDistrict.org.

The Lisle Park District gives a wide variety of leisure activities for people of all ages during the yr. Park district amenities consist of Lisle Community Park the Recreation Centre which homes Mild Discovering Preschool, SEASPAR, the Senior Center, and multipurpose rooms Sea Lion Aquatic Park River Bend Golf Study course Wheatstack — A Midwestern Eatery & Tap and various neighborhood playgrounds and parks giving features this kind of as tennis courts, ball fields, going for walks paths and picnic locations totaling close to 400 acres. It is the mission of the Lisle Park District to enrich the top quality of lifestyle for men and women of all ages by furnishing constructive and artistic leisure opportunities. For extra data, simply call (630) 964-3410 or visit lisleparkdistrict.org.