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Taylor Nakagawa ’08 Awarded Journalism Scholarship

Taylor has been awarded the 2012 Tom Gebhardt Journalism Scholarship by the Northern Illinois School Press Association. Each year the award is given to high school students who are interested in pursuing journalism as a major in college and further as a career. Honorees receive a cash prize as part of the award.

Anna Nelson ’10 Knows Her Copy

The Evanston Township High School (ETHS) student newspaper, The Evanstonian, placed third in the 2012 IHSA Journalism Sectionals in Romeoville. Anna, who placed first in Yearbook Copy Writing, went on to earn a sixth-place medal in Yearbook Copy Writing at the IHSA Journalism State finals held at Eastern Illinois University. Four ETHS journalism students earned

Theo Beck ’11 Receives Language Award

Theo received a Silver Award Medal at the Midwest Chinese Speech Contest held at Northside Prep High School in Chicago in April 2012.

Natalie Jacobson ’10 an Outstanding Volunteer

Natalie was among three high school volunteers, three Northwestern University volunteers, and five community volunteers honored at a reception at Northwestern University in February 2012. Natalie was recognized for her volunteer work with soup kitchens in the Evanston area, planning and attending orientations, events, and more. A student at Evanston Township High School, Natalie is

Andrew Pink ’97 is an Olympian!

Andrew Pink learned to play volleyball at Baker with Mr. Beck as his P.E. teacher. Since then, he attended Evanston Township High School, studied at Rutgers, and moved to Germany. Eventually, his love of the game led him back to his father’s native Great Britain to be named to their Olympic team for the 2012

Baker Grads Serve as President of the ETHS Community Service Club for Three Consecutive Years

Natalie Jacobson ’10, Conor Siegel ’09, and Julia Crowley Farenga ’08 helped fulfill Baker’s mission of “serving the world” by assuming leadership for one of the largest and most integral student clubs at ETHS.

Quinn Sengupta ’09 Awarded an Honorable Mention by the National YoungArts Foundation

The YoungArts Foundation recognizes the nation’s top talents in the visual literary and performing arts. Quinn, an accomplished jazz pianist, was awarded a full merit scholarship at the University of Miami.

Charlie Rose ’12 Inducted Into the National Junior Classical League (NJCL) Latin Honor Society

After receiving Maxima Cum Laude on the National Latin Exam, Charlie earned a trip to the 60th annual NJCL Convention in Las Vegas. His mother adds: “He continues to love Latin, and the Latin Community at NCP has been so welcoming. I’m grateful that Baker laid the groundwork for him to have such a rewarding

John Baker ’11 is a National Merit Semifinalist

Congratulations to John Baker, who is one of only four National Merit Semifinalists in Loyola Academy’s Class of 2015. John is the only Baker grad in LA’s graduating class this year and the only male from that cohort to win the award. Way to go, John!

Baker Alumni Compete at Championship Track Meet

Congratulations to Chester Beck ’13, Theo Beck ’11, Grace Goodman ’13, Jack Glassman ’14, Sophie Levine ’14, and Amber Malik ’13, who competed at the October 2014 CSL Conference Cross Country Championship Meet. Jack posted a personal best time at the meet while Theo and Sophie made All-Conference, placing among the top 14 runners at