They’ll start in Oswego, IL, in a tiny coffeeshop. Here’s hoping the big stage is next as senior Skylar Korzen & early graduate Gracie Robinson bring their inimitable sound to the world.
Bred in Chicago, IL. Bettered in Oswego, IL. When the lights come up next fall, East graduate Antwaine Macklin’s next stop will be Aurora University. From there, the rest of the world awaits …
Pulling herself and her brothers from the difficult reality of adoption, junior Ashlyn Pearson says that her “now” family is the family that was always intended.
Coming from a multicultural background, Carmen Vizin-Esquivel uses her unique perspective and empathy to fight for the the rights of her own and others’ communities.
As vice-president of East’s Book Club, junior Gabby Bostwick is a fan of sharing stories — filled with adventure, filled with humor, filled with heartbreak. But as a young person living with Type 1 Diabetes, Gabby’s own story has been just as singular.
Sophomore Michaela Miller has taken adversity & turned it into artwork. Now she looks to the future for an opportunity to continue expressing herself in her unique way.
Playing for the Chiefs, sophomore Genevieve Hankins breaks gender stereotypes and discovers a welcoming LGBTQ+ community.
Outside East’s halls, senior Josh Mabazza follows in his family’s footsteps by building a sense of family with those that he works with in the medical field.
With one foot in Europe & one foot in North America, senior Viktoriya Ulman has made Illinois & Oswego East her home for more than two years. And what home it has been to her … !
Senior Kyle Cachero sits in his homemade studio, the very place where he’s taking the worst parts of his life and turning them into something tonally therapeutic.
Weaving together a love of music & fashion, senior Andre Dixon is on-track to bring his inimitable style to the world.
Turning 18 comes with so many new opportunities. Legally recognized as an adult, some students look forward to the right to vote. For senior Meghan Kenny, turning 18 meant the opportunity to risk life & limb by skydiving.
As junior fashion models, Ja’nae & Jala Lenon bring a unique femininity to everyday utility war.