Senator Oberweis welcomes essay winners to Senate
The winners of an essay contest sponsored by the Kendall County Republican Women stopped by the Capitol to visit with Senator Jim Oberweis when they were in Springfield April 17.
Pictured here in the Senate Chambers are (from left): Ryan Holt, Senator Oberweis, Derek Ho-Yin Ho, and Julia Cosimo, First Vice-Chair of the Kendall County Republican Women. Essay Chair Cindy Carroll also accompanied the students, but is not pictured here.
Both 8th-grade students from Traughber Junior High School in Oswego, Ryan and Derek wrote their award-winning essays about students and constitutional issues.