L-W North hosts spring National Signing Day Ceremony
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Lincoln-Way North Athletic Department hosted its spring college signing day ceremony on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in Phoenix Hall, at the North High School in Frankfort.

Seventeen Lincoln-Way North students participated in the National Letter Signing of Intent ceremony: Kristina Billie, Rachel Burkman, Valentina Manns, Shelby Wiktor, Max Lawrence, Jake Chudzik, Zachary Peterka, Anthony Schlott, Jake Hradek, Jonathan Todd, Pat Gallagher, Nick Becker, Rachel Cheval, Collin Raslavicz, Austin Konegal, Scott Alroth, and Kayla Horlacher.

Each of these student athletes should be commended for their hard work and dedication which has led them to stand out among some impressive colleges, said Lincoln-Way North Athletic Director Matt Lyke. Thank you for all you have done to represent North and best of luck with your future plans.

Student athletes recognized are:
Kristina Billie; volleyball for Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
Rachel Burkman; volleyball for Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL
Valentina Manns; volleyball for West Texas A & M, Canyon, TX
Shelby Wiktor; acrobatics & tumbling for Concordia University, Mequon, WI
Max Lawrence; volleyball for North Central College, Naperville, IL
Jake Chudzik; volleyball for Loras College, Dubuque, IA
Zachary Peterka; track & field for Lewis University, Romeoville, IL
Anthony Schlott; track & field for Concordia University, Chicago, IL
Jake Hradek; football for North Central College, Naperville, IL
Jonathan Todd; football for Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Pat Gallagher; football for North Central College, Naperville, IL
Nick Becker; football for Carroll University, Waukesha, WI
Rachel Cheval; golf for Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
Collin Raslavicz; baseball for Loras College, Dubuque, IA
Austin Konegal; baseball for Loras College, Dubuque, IA
Scott Alroth; baseball for Kalamazoo Valley Comm. College, Kalamazoo, MI
Kayla Horlacher; basketball for Concordia University, Chicago, IL

I am very proud of this senior class. The fact that out of our 398 seniors, 10% will have earned the opportunity to pursue their sport at the collegiate level. This takes hours of hard work, commitment to excellence and strong family support, stated Dr. Mark Cohen, principal.

Cohen continued, This is only the beginning to an exciting college career. Were confident that each of these students will go on to accomplish great things academically and athletically. Congratulations to each of you.