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Evanston Township H.S. seniors recognized by Kiwanis Club

March 15, 2019 12:22pm CT


Kiwanis Club 2019
ETHS students (from left): Sasha Gordon, Trevor Nelson, and Sawyer Brown.


Three students from Evanston Township High School were recently recognized for their achievements in academics, leadership, and athletics by the Kiwanis Club of Evanston. Sawyer Brown, Sasha Gordon, and Trevor Nelson each received the Ted Van Zelst Award.


Brown competes in two sports, football and baseball, and wants to major in math or economics in college. Gordon is a member of the Girls Track & Field team with plans to explore a medical career in the future. Nelson recently took third place in the IHSA Boys Swimming & Diving State Championship and plans to continue his athletic career post-high school.


The Kiwanis Club has recognized hundreds of students in the areas of athletics and fine arts. The Ted Van Zelst Award was named for a prominent Evanston businessman, entrepreneur, and humanitarian. Each student received a certificate of achievement, a book on leadership, and a gift card.