Each week Naperville Patch will seek suggestions from readers for individual kids, youth groups, teens and even sports teams that wow us with their accomplishments.
We want to hear about these amazing children and teens and select one each week as the Patch Whiz Kid. Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to Local Editor Mary Ann Lopez at . Be sure to include all of the information that's featured below.
This week's nomination includes several Whiz Kids that are Special Olympics Champions. Check it out!
- Whiz Kids’ names: Abi Adesanya, Maura O'Gradu, Sammie Munson, Patrick Edwards, Allen Thames, Kevin Briegel, Tyler Nowak, Maura O'Grady and Abi Adesanya, Tyler Nowak, Chris Colucci, Sarvani Vemula, Ruth Pligge, Hayley Wiskari, Moira Morgan, Allen Thames, Griffen Shih-Hsieh, Ryan Wall
- Whiz Kids’ schools:
- Whiz Kids’ accomplishment: All of the students participated in Special Olympics competitions, including the Special Olympics State Track Meet on June 11 and 12 in Bloomington and at the Special Olympics Illinois Far West Suburban Area Bowling Tournament.
- Whiz Kids' Key to Awesomeness (what made him/her successful?): The bowling team won a Gold Medal and included: Ruth Pligge, Hayley Wiskari, Moira Morgan, Allen Thames, Griffen Shih-Hsieh, Ryan Wall. At the track meet there were six first place finishes from Abi Adesanya, Maura O'Gradu, Sammie Munson, Patrick Edwards, Allen Thames in individual sports; and the 4 x 100 relay team: Kevin Briegel, Tyler Nowak, Maura O'Grady and Abi Adesanya. All together, all of the Whiz Kids named above were rewarded for placing between first and fifth place.
Information courtesy of Naperville School District 203.
Thanks to a partnership with , each weekly Whiz Kid will receive a certificate good for one free slice of pizza at the restaurant's or locations.
Weekly Whiz Kids may redeem their free slice of pizza at Nancy's Pizza locations in Bolingbrook, 210 N. Weber Road, and Naperville, 1275 Rickert Drive, only. For more information call the Bolingbrook location at 630-679-0700 or the Naperville restaurant at 630-355-8774.