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8
S A U K V A L L E Y C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E
What a Difference
A Year M kes
Sauk Valley Community College and ABC AmeriCorps organized a
9/11 Tribute
in honor of the 10th anniversary. As part of the display,
the Sauk Valley community was able to see and touch a piece of
a Twin Tower beam collected from the site. Participants also
attended an emotional lecture given by Marlene Hilliker,
SVCC counselor, on her experience as a first responder
aer the attack on the World Trade Center.
For the second year straight, SVCC hosted
the
NJCAA Region IVMen’s andWomen’s
Basketball Tournament
. Eight schools competed for
the championship. Both SVCC teams competed in the
semifinals, narrowly missing a chance at the champi-
onship title.
SVCC hosted, for the first time, the
Region IV
Women’s Tennis Tournament
in October with eight
teams competing.
e
28th Annual Child Fair’s
40+
community exhibitors featured hands
on activities and games for over 1,700
participants. Children and their families
also watched “If You Give a Cat a Cupcake”
performed by the Emerald City eater
Group as part of the experience. e
purpose of the Child Fair is to increase awareness
of education and overall family well-being.
e Child Fair debuted a special
guest for children, SVCC’s
Science
Sammy
. Science Sammy helped
“future scientists” with their
take-home projects and made
sure to give out more family
science experiments to do at
home. He will travel around the
district to elementary schools
to demonstrate more science
experiments and teach why
Science is Super!”