Plano High School Students with Supt and Principal

Plano High School students were recognized at the January Board of Education for excellence in academics.  Nine Illinois State Scholars attended the meeting and were presented with certificates and Plano School District medallions and given the opportunity to introduce themselves and talk about their future, including college/university/tech school plans.  The State Scholar Program identifies graduating high school seniors who possess superior academic potential. The Illinois State Scholar program is awarded to high school seniors based on ACT or SAT test scores and the sixth semester class size and unweighted class rank and Grade Point Average (GPA).

Class of 2023 Plano High School Illinois State Scholars include: 

  • Rachel Carter
  • Madison Cesario
  • Giovanni Diaz
  • Imani Evans
  • Ryenn Foote
  • Sasha Helfgott-Waters
  • Chloe Hulbert
  • Kensi Kensel
  • Kathleen Polomchak.

Senior Ireland Dye also attended the meeting and spoke about a high school manufacturing field trip to MTH Pumps and their Earn & Learn Program.  MTH Pumps invites those 18 years or older (with HS diploma or GED) to apply for the Earn & Learn program. This program allows students to work at an entry level position at MTH Pumps while also attending Waubonsee Community College (WCC) for the CNC program (two-year program). MTH Pumps will pay 100% of the cost for the CNC program at WCC and will pay an hourly rate while working at MTH and attending class at WCC.