Rockford’s top ten academic graduates honored

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In a large school district like Rockford, with 610 students in the graduating class, earning top 10 academic honors is an incredible achievement. Rockford’s top 10 students are an example of excellence for our district. If you see any of these students in the future, congratulate them on their hard work and wish them well […]

Rockford senior honored

A PROUD MOMENT—Lena Sims shows off her award for coming in as the State’s 1st place winner in Fundamental Accounting sponsored by the Business Professionals of America.

by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Lena Sims looks like the-girl-next-door, a senior at Rockford High School. She’s articulate, pleasant to talk to, and occasionally humorous. Any parent would be proud to have Lena as their daughter, just on that basis alone. But Lena is something special. Not only does she thrive on “lots of AP (advanced placement) […]