Alumni News

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​SAVE THE DATE - The annual Hersey Alumni Golf Outing will be held on Friday, July 28th at Old Orchard Country Club.  Tee time will be 1pm.  For a information, please click here.


Karen Kanupke (Stewart) - Class of 1995

Congratulations to Karen Kanupke (Stewart) on her induction into the DePaul Hall Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, February 25, 2017.  Karen had an outstanding Hersey career in both volleyball and softball, and went on to star for the Blue Demons softball program.  Read DePaul's press release.


Kelsey Ibach - Class of 2007

Kelsey Ibach, Class of 2007, continues to stay positive and help others after a life changing event.  Read more about Kelsey's story here.


Keith Szarabajka - Class of 1971

Keith Szarabajka has made a name for himself in Hollywood by working hard to achieve a successful acting career.  Read more about Keith's journey here.


Sargy Letuchy - Class of 1995

Sargy Letuchy is currently teaching at Bolingbrook High School.  Sargy has recently written a book, The Visual Edge, to help educators develop lessons using the newly developed Common Core Standards.  You can read an independent review of Sargy's book here.  Sargy has also written a few conceptual pieces on visual instructional tools and on the visual approach to the Common Core.


Jim Michaels - Class of 1979

Jim Michaels has fashioned a very successful career as a Hollywood producer.  You can read about Jim's journey here.


David Paluch - Class of 1983

David Paluch was elected to a second term as a Trustee for the Village of Sugar Grove.  He was first elected in 2011.  See David's message to his constituency here.