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Illinois Takes Home Trifecta of Awards at NACAC

At the NACAC National Conference held in St. Louis, Missouri, three members of IACAC were honored for their long-term commitment to our profession and serving students in their postsecondary transition. Marybeth Kravets (retired from Deerfield H.S.) received the Gayle C. Wilson Service to Education Award, Aliza Gilbert (Highland Park H.S.) received the Human Relations Award, and Marsha Hubbuch (retired from Riverside-Brookfield H.S.), for her initiation of Project Reach, received the Rising Star Award.

Marybeth Kravets (retired from Deerfield High School) – 2010 Gayle C. Wilson Service to Education Award

Established in 1973, this award was named for a fine and outstanding leader who devoted his life to counseling and assisting students in attaining their educational goals. The Wilson Award is presented to a NACAC member who, over a period of years, has performed outstanding service to our profession. (via NACAC)

Marybeth Kravets (retired from Deerfield H.S.), 2010 recipient of the NACAC Gayle Wilson Award!!

Marybeth Kravets receives NACAC's Gayle Wilson Award

Aliza Gilbert (Highland Park High School) – 2010 Human Relations Award

Established in 1984, this award honors persons who have been instrumental in making postsecondary education opportunities available to historically underrepresented students. (via NACAC)

Aliza Gilbert (Highland Park H.S.), 2010 recipient of the NACAC Human Relations Award

Aliza Gilbert accepting the Human Relations Award from NACAC CEO Joyce Smith

Project Reach (initiated by Marsha Hubbuch, retired from Riverside-Brookfield High School) – 2010 Rising Star Award

NACAC Rising Star AwardThe Rising Star Award honors individuals and programs that exemplify excellence and dedication to serving the needs of students in the transition from high school to college.

This award encourages state and regional affiliates to look within their associations, identify and nurture those new members and programs that are deserving of this honor and also encourage the honorees to continue their professional development through membership in NACAC. (via NACAC)

Marsha Hubbuch (right), IACAC Past President accepts the Rising Star Program of the Year Award from NACAC CEO Joyce Smith (left). IACAC's innovative program “Project Reach” pairs deserving students with the resources they need to help them reach their post-secondary goals.

Award recipient photos courtesy of NACAC. View more NACAC photos.

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