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Bourbonnais Elementary School District No. 53 Receives Award

Brenda Wetzel, Director of Life Education Center Programs for the Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education, recently presented an annual traveling trophy to Dr. Dan Hollowell, Superintendent of the ‎Bourbonnais Elementary School District.

The award is given in appreciation of collaborative prevention efforts reflecting the Pledge for Life Partnership’s (PfL) mission to piece together a safer and healthier community.

Encouraging families to attend the Pledge for Life Partnership’s Family Fun-a-thon and participating in the Vote for Your School activityBourbonnais Elementary School district students, teachers, and administrators exemplified this mission through:

  • Participating in the Life Education Center’s student billboard contest and being selected as the winning entry from Liberty Middle School
  • Supporting the Life Education Center mobile classroom for K-6 grade prevention efforts
  • Submitting teachers’ curriculum entries in the Life Education Center’s Best Practice contest
  • Participating in the 2018 Illinois Youth Survey
  • James Duggan, Director of Instruction (pictured left) participation as a panelist in the PfL Trauma and Resiliency Summit on May 10th