Lincoln-Way North Students Participate in National Signing Day Ceremony
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Yesterday, Lincoln-Way North students were honored in Phoenix Hall for the National Signing Day Ceremony. The event is a recognition ceremony for student athletes that have committed to play a sport at the collegiate level.

Teachers, coaches, friends and family of the students were present, and Athletic Director Matthew Lyke presented.

"We are extremely proud of our student athletes and honored to be part of the experience. You have always represented Lincoln-Way North High School in a positive way and it is much appreciated...Through hard work in athletics and academics, you have been granted the opportunity to pursue your dreams," said Lyke.

Student athletes recognized at the ceremony were:

Cassidy DeGraff - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (Water Polo)
Jamir Hunt - Carthage College, Kenosha, WI. (Football/Track)
Olivia Mergenthaler - Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL. (Cross Country/Track)
Dave Lux - Illinois State University, Normal, IL. (Football)
Abby Casey - Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. (Cross Country/Track)
Danny Lawrence - Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL. (Volleyball)
Demetri Panici - Loyola University, Chicago, IL. (Cross Country/Track)
Kyle Goodwin - Lewis University, Romeoville, IL. (Cross Country/Track)
Brian Galassini - Carthage College, Kenosha, WI. (Soccer)
Meg Witt - St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI. (Tennis)
Jake McLaughlin - Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA (Baseball)
Giovanni Garcia - Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL. (Football)
Jimmy Vallos - Winona State University, Winona MN. (Football)
Mike Buckley – Dominican University, River Forest, IL. (Baseball)
Ian Vanwitzenburg – Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL. (Baseball)
Ryan Anderson – Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, MI. (Baseball)
Paige Olsby – Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL. (Dance)

Lincoln-Way is incredibly proud of these students!