Author Sara Paretsky autographs copies of her latest novel, "Critical Mass," for St. Charles Public Library patrons.
Ric Larsen (from left) and Lisa Fredenburgh were among Aurora University music faculty members who staged a Schubertiade, an evening of music by famed classical composer Franz Schubert, at Crimi Auditorium on Jan. 31. Larsen is a guitar instructor; Fredenburgh, mezzo soprano, is Director of Choral and Vocal Activities and Chair, Music Department. Piano, flute and saxophone works were also included.
Twenty-one Rosary High School seniors have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) for the 2013-14 school year. Rosary’s Illinois State Scholars are: (Front row, from left) Corinne Rechenmacher (Batavia), Anna Ward (Batavia), Teresa Zidek (Aurora), Sarah Bruckner (DeKalb), Hannah Kapadia (Sugar Grove), Emily Schneider (Wayne). Back row, from left: Rachael Bamrick (Batavia), Tess Joosse (Batavia), Elizabeth Magalski (Oswego), Lindsey Danos (Geneva), Rebecca Fritz (Geneva), Taylor Vandenberg (Sugar Grove), Tess Fitzsimmons (Geneva), Amy Cole (Geneva), Hannah Salinas (Geneva), Julia Hoyda (Sugar Grove), Margaret Nelson (St. Charles), Emma Pettyjohn (Sugar Grove), Lauren Murray (St. Charles). Not pictured: Emily Bakala (Sugar Grove) and Emily Powell (Sandwich).
Sabrina Baker, veterans recruiting expert, discussed "From Soldier to Supervisor: Human Resources' Role” at Aurora University. Baker, a recruiter and corporate consultant with Chicago-based Acacia HR Solutions, explored HR’s role in helping veterans transition from military to civilian jobs. The free presentation was part of the Human Resources Institute series co-sponsored by AU's Dunham School of Business and Gallagher Benefit Services of Naperville.
Geneva High School Varsity Dance Team wins the sectional title championship Jan. 25 at Stagg High School.