United Way of Lake County would like to give a special thanks to the volunteers who took time out of their work day to educate and share their love of science with elementary students! Scientists from local companies spoke on their careers, as well as provided unique science-related activities for 4th and 5th grade classrooms in the Waukegan Public School District.
There was a total of 22 Science Speakers this school year that volunteered in six of Waukegan’s elementary schools!
Here is a list of the companies that helped bring science to life:
Underwriters Laboratories at Glenwood Elementary
Science Speakers included: Deepa Shankar, Steve Kuscsik, Patrice Jackson, Janine Ritchie, Steve Woynerowski, Curtis Robinson, Jane Coen, Tina Vaughn, Dennis Avelar, Marilyn Mages and Donna Riley
Underwriters Laboratories at Glen Fora Elementary
Science Speakers included: Kim Brooks, Janine Ritchie, Donna Riley and MaryAnn Schuster
Abbott at Lyon Elementary
Science Speaker: Deena Shaar
College of Lake County at Carman Buckner
Science Speaker: Bob Remedi
USG at Clearview Elementary
Science Speakers included: Dave Pelot, Kyle Lucas, Samar Emami and Mike Shake
AbbVie at North Elementary
Science Speaker: Yeshwant Sanzgiri