Crime Prevention Calendar Winners to Be Recognized September 12

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Mayor Steve Chirico and Police Chief Robert W. Marshall will recognize students whose artwork appears on the 2017-2018 Crime Prevention Calendar in a ceremony taking place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12 in Council Chambers at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. The students will be presented with a special certificate of appreciation by Mayor Chirico and Chief Marshall for their participation in the annual Crime Prevention Calendar contest.

Naperville Community Unit School District 203 winners include:

  • Soraya Zaheer, Beebe;
  • Sam Diomede, Ellsworth;
  • Itzel Rodriguez, Elmwood;
  • Michelle Ruan, Highlands;
  • Levi Cortazio, Kingsley;
  • Mallory Anders, Maplebrook;
  • Aditi Goyal, Meadow Glens;
  • Lindsay Arellano, Mill Street;
  • Felicity Smith, Naper;
  • Chloe Reimer, Prairie;
  • Justine Wekesl, Ranch View;
  • Davin Wang, River Woods;
  • Izabele Didzbalis, Scott; and
  • Skylar Dicharia, Steeple Run.

Indian Prairie School District 204 winners include:            

  • Joe Howley, Brookdale;
  • Molly Beardsley, Brooks;
  • Advaith Kodipparambil and Canchen Li, Builta; 
  • Zaib Shah, Clow; 
  • Kaylee Holmes, Cowlishaw; 
  • Isabel Lopez, Fry; 
  • Maya Carson, Georgetown; 
  • Saanvi Tummala, Gombert; 
  • Chenuthi Fernando, Graham; 
  • Jennette Rajesh, Kendall; 
  • Joshua Poces-Bell, Longwood;
  • Anishka Khurana, May Watts; 
  • Urangoo Bishrelt, McCarty;
  • Dean Alberson, Owen;
  • Chelsey Novak, Patterson;
  • Olivia Calococci, Peterson;
  • Emma Waldinger, Spring Brook; 
  • Elaine Cui, Steck;
  • Steven He, Welch;
  • Ava Dupuis, White Eagle; and
  • Riya Ramesh, Young.  

Private school winners include:

  • Aaron Guha and Isabella Jimenez, All Saints Catholic Academy;
  • Claire Hwang,  Alex Riner, and Landon Barnickel, Bethany Lutheran;
  • Anna Willemsen, Willow Dulli, and Erica Waltmire, Calvary Christian;
  • Tessa Selvaggio and Anastasia Pitzer, Saints Peter & Paul; and
  • Bianca Clemente, Claudia Mansour, and Ellie Brown, St. Raphael.

The Crime Prevention Calendar is a community service project involving Naperville area schools, local government, the Police Department and community organizations. This is the 31st year the Crime Prevention Calendar has been produced by the Naperville Police Department. The project is sponsored by the Exchange Club of Naperville, Naperville Junior Woman’s Club, CrimeStoppers and area schools.

The calendars are distributed free of charge to elementary school students in District 203, District 204 and five area private schools, with 23,000 calendars being produced and delivered during the first week of classes this school year. The 2017-18 calendar features local organizations, sponsors, and crime prevention tips each month.

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