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Nazareth student recognized by Making A Difference program

Front row: Yasmin Ceballos (center) is joined by Nazareth Academy President Deborah Tracy (left), principal Therese Hawkins (right) and (back row, from left) girls soccer coaches Nick Strobl and Aldair Dominguez, head coach Diego Garcia and Athletic Director Dennis Moran. Photo provided
Front row: Yasmin Ceballos (center) is joined by Nazareth Academy President Deborah Tracy (left), principal Therese Hawkins (right) and (back row, from left) girls soccer coaches Nick Strobl and Aldair Dominguez, head coach Diego Garcia and Athletic Director Dennis Moran. Photo provided

LA GRANGE PARK – Yasmin Ceballos of Chicago, a junior at Nazareth Academy, was recognized Feb. 7 for her success in the classroom and on the field. as well as her consistent community service to help enhance the lives of others.

Ceballos received two tickets to the Chicago Fire home opener versus Atlanta United on March 21 at Soldier Field. Before the game, Ceballos will have a meet and greet with Brad Guzan, the starting goalie for the U.S. Men’s National Team and Atlanta United. Ceballos also will receive a $100 check to donate to her favorite local charity.

At the University of Illinois Medical Center, Ceballos volunteers in the cancer center and outpatient pediatrics. At the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Feed My Starving Children, she packs food for families in Chicago and around the world.

She is a member of Nazareth Academy’s Junior Board, a girls soccer player, and a member of the Spanish Club, Diversity Club and LatiNaz, the Latino Hispanic Affinity Group. Ceballos is a Nazareth Unity Scholar and a Sr. Ethel Vaca CSJ Memorial Scholar.

“Yasmin is a wonderful young woman who is making a difference in the way she lives. She is an accomplished scholar and student-athlete who still manages to give back to her community regularly. We are so very proud to celebrate with her today and to have her as a part of our Nazareth family every day,” Nazareth Principal Therese Hawkins said.

The Making A Difference On and Off The Field campaign is presented by Buddy’s HELPERS and the PepsiCo Showdown Series.