The Oak Lawn Community High School Athletic Office recently hosted the school’s Annual Unofficial Signing Day. The event is held in an effort to recognize athletes that are continuing their athletic participation in college. Superintendent/Principal Dr. Michael Riordan and Athletic Director Kevin McKeown recognized thirteen student-athletes.
The athletes included Ryan Kirby (bowling) and Joe Robinson (wrestling), Lindenwood-Bellville College; Joe Dodaro and Joe Cosenza (football), St. Xavier University; Alec McCarthy (football), Ivan Georgelos (baseball), and Daniele Vanderwarren (volleyball) Benedictine University; Matt Witkowski (baseball) Illinois Institute of Technology; Daniel Reyes (track and cross country); Olivet Nazarene; Luis Garcia (track and cross country) and Anna Oswald (Dance/Poms) Robert Morris College; Trevor Wagner (Volleyball) Calumet St. Joseph, and Brianna Markusic (basketball and volleyball) MacMurray College.
During the event, Riordan and McKeown praised the students for their Spartan athletic achievements and encouraged the students to have the same level of commitment to their college academic and athletic plans.
Photograph: (L-R) Ryan Kirby, Alec McCarthy, Joe Cosenza, Joe Robinson, Trevor Wagner, Joe Dodaro, Brianna Markusic, and Daniele Vanderwarren are part of the thirteen student-athletes who were recently recognized for their commitment to athletic participation in college.