Renowned primatologist and ecologist Dr. Jane Goodall returned to Chicago’s West Side to honor seven Chicago Public High School students with Pearson Young Leaders Awards at Al Raby High School for community and Environment. The Pearson Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Pearson, an educational services and technology company, sponsored the awards recognizing young people for exemplary community service.
Recognized with Pearson Youth Leader Awards were Idella Butler of Al Raby High School, William Diaz of Chicago Academy High School, Victor Wright of Orr Academy High School, Kellina Mojica of Julian High School, Alberto Aguilera of Curie High School, Phuoc Duong of Amundsen High School, and Pranee Pairs of Walter Payton College Prep High School.
Dr. Goodall congratulated the winners and spoke to Al Raby students about her efforts to raise global awareness of environmental issues and promote global citizenship.
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