COUNCIL OF EDUCATORS IN POLONIA
FOUNDED IN 1930
Educators as Role Models
Eighteenth Annual Young Talent Award
The Council of Educators in Polonia is celebrating Pulaski Day by sponsoring the Eighteenth Annual Young Talent Award. We are looking for talented students, either in the area of Fine Arts or Performing Arts. Since every teacher knows his or her students best, the Council is asking teachers to recommend students who have outstanding talents in the areas of Fine Arts or Performing Arts.
First Place winner will be awarded a prize of $150.
The Award Ceremony will take place at the Council’s St. Joseph Day luncheon on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 12 p.m. The celebration will be held at Lone Tree Manor at 7730 N. Milwaukee Avenue in Niles, Illinois.
The Council’s criteria for the contest consists of the following:
• Teachers must submit in writing a short recommendation indicating why the student(s)
should receive this award.
• Teachers must write the student’s name, address, phone number, grade level, teacher’s
name and school on the recommendation.
• Teachers must submit in writing information about the student’s talents and
• Teachers must submit a video (DVD or other audiovisual attachments i.e iPad/iPhone
recordings), CD, or other audio recordings, or photographs (visual artwork) done by
All entries are due by Friday, March 5, 2020.
Please send recommendations to Jolanta Jonak:
Electronic Format to [email protected]
Hard Copy Format Mailed to Dr. Jolanta Jonak
Northeastern Illinois University
Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education
5500 N. St. Louis Ave,
Chicago, IL 60625
Office: LWH 3024
Regarding special arrangements, you may contact Jolanta Jonak at [email protected]
The Council of Educators in Polonia hopes to see our winners perform at future
Council events. They will be called upon to display their talents.