Dr. Mitchem and VVSD were recognized for their support of ACT-SO at their annual leaders breakfast. In photo from left to right: Jane Addams Middle School Principal Ms. Teresa Polson, Lukancic Middle School Principal Ms. Tricia Rollerson, Hermansen Elementary School Principal Ms. Loretta Furtute, Dr. Mitchem, VVSD Asst. Superintendent Mrs. Rachel Kinder, VVSD Director of College and Career Readiness Ms. Dorletta Payton.
As part of the program at their annual Community Leaders Breakfast, DuPage County ACT-SO recognized the support given to the organization through the years by retiring VVSD Superintendent of Schools Dr. James A. Mitchem, Jr.
ACT-SO is the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics and every year they organize additional academic and cultural enrichment opportunities for students. Dr. Mitchem was honored for his support of ACT-SO during both his time as Principal at Bolingbrook HS and as VVSD Superintendent of Schools.