- Student: Kara Hynes
- School: Palos South Middle School
Kara Hynes of Orland Park recently graduated from Palos South Middle School with academic honors. She was a member of the Student Council and received the Excellence in Education Award and Christofer Schmaltz Drama Award.
Kara celebrated with her family and long time best friends Vivian Cribbin, Emma Kahle, Abby Hill and Grace Garbrecht at Mama Vesuvio's Restuarant. Kara is a student at The Dance Workshop studio and is enrolled to attend Mother McAuley High School in Chicago this fall.