Wednesday, April 3, 2019 || By Siobhan Neela-Stock/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Alicia Foxx, (center), a Proviso East graduate, with Northwestern University Provost Daniel Linzer, and Chicago Botanic Garden President and CEO Sophia Shaw. | Chicago Botanic Garden
As a first-generation college student, Alicia Foxx had no one at home to field her academic questions, with her father only completing high school and her mother’s death when she was young.
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 || By Siobhan Neela-Stock/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Lizzeth Fausto, a graduate of Proviso East who now teaches. | Submitted
Illinois was an unlikely place for Lizzeth Fausto to end up. Born in Orizaba, Mexico she moved with her family to Forest Park when she was five years old. At first, they stayed with an aunt, who lived across the street from Field-Stevenson Elementary School.
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 || By Michael Romain Former Proviso East basketball standout and star University of Illinois Fighting Illini point guard Dee Brown, 31, will return to his college alma mater as the first-ever director of player development and alumni relations. Brown will serve in the position under Illinois Head Basketball Coach John Groce. According to a report in scout.com, Brown’s duties will include … Continue reading Former Pirate Dee Brown Joins Illini Coaching Staff | Retired East Wrestling Coach A Hall Of Famer