AG High School Aims For $100,000 Grant

Maggie Kendall, an animal sciences teacher at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, is thinking big — $100,000 big. She’s hoping to win a grant that will expand her school’s therapeutic riding program so that students can ride year round. See the Rob Johnson’s story for CBS 2 story here.

CHSAS Students Ride Into History

Two students from the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS) made history on Oct. 25-26 when they competed in the equestrian portion of the Special Olympics Illinois fall games in Rockford, Ill. Shane Blake and Tom Shimoda, both of Mt. Greenwood, were the first athletes from Special Olympics Chicago and from a Chicago public…

Bridgeport News Names Southland Area Athlete of the Month

Big thanks to Bridgeport News for their ongoing support with these monthly athlete features! Leslie Dotts, 24, is this month’s Bridgeport News Southland Area Athlete of the Month. Leslie lives in the Morgan Park community and has been competing in the Special Olympics Chicago program since she was 14 years old. She has competed at…