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Local 943 wishes both of our amazing winners for 2022 the best of luck and success in their future endeavors.


Zoe Kennedy


Zoe Kennedy attended Naperville Central High School where she was involved in many extra-curricular activities and won many awards.  She also has worked as a care-giver for the elderly the past 2 years. Her work ethic and dedication for doing well in

school are supported by her dad and her mom, Lucy, who is a teacher in Burbank District 111.

It was Zoe’s fascination with the anatomy and physiology of all living things that sparked her interest in medicine.  It was during a visit to the emergency room for stitches that she realized she wanted to spend the rest of her life caring for those who require immediate medical attention.

Zoe will attend the University of Nebraska – Lincoln to study medicine to fulfill her aspirations in becoming and Emergency Room Physician Assistant.

Drew Bingham

Drew Bingham attended Homewood Flossmoor High School and aspires to pursue a degree in biomedical engineering.  He will be attending the University of Iowa and we are sure both his dad, Chris, A teacher in Lincoln School District 156 and his mom, Mary, are


excited for him to begin his educational adventure!

Drew hopes to have multiple internship opportunities while attending the university in order to build connections for work after graduation.  He plans on working on hand and arm protheses because he wants to help people who have a medical need; and would also like to conduct research on brain mapping of individual digit movement.

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