RCS In The News
Top Ten finalists for Illinois Tollway Map Art Competition
Brandie Haas (10) and Sophie Riley (12) were TOP TEN finalists in this year's Illinois Tollway Map Art Competition! Students in Illinois counties that the tollway serves were eligible to enter. The 2018 theme is the 200 year Illinois Bicentennial. The top four students received prizes and gift cards for art supplies, and the first place winner's artwork will appear on the 2018 Illinois tollway map.
Brandie's illustration of a blue Illinois and Sophie's of famous Illinois icons.
Hillary Noakes-WREX Athlete of the Week
American Chemical Society Award
Three students from RCS were honored at the American Chemical Society Rock River Chapter meeting on Tuesday, April 25th. Approximately 60 students from five area high schools competed in this year's event. Sean Liu and Matt Yan were recognized for having the highest scores from Rockford Christian.The top three students in two categories, first year chemistry and AP, were also honored (and received a cash prize)! For first year students, Cal Granite scored in third place. For AP students, Sean Liu was the highest score.
Congratulations to the Rockford Christian chemistry team, "The Absolute Zeroes: Nothing Cooler!" who competed this past Friday at Loras College in Dubuque, IA in a chemistry olympics competition. Team members Meili Aiello, Jessica Burns, Samuel Peng, and Amanda Wang took home the third place overall trophy and a total of $4000 in scholarships from Loras College. A total of fourteen teams competed in Game Night Medley, Solution Density Race, Titration Race, Solution Identity Race, and Chemistry Jeopardy. We were also treated to a tour of Loras College labs and heard from Dr. Nicholas Stanek on the importance of studying chemistry.