Newsmakers: Molly Moon awarded top scholarship
Updated: July 8, 2012 8:06AM
Molly Moon earns top scholarship
Molly Moon has been awarded 2012 Sons and Daughters Scholarships from Johnson Outdoors Inc.
She is among eight Sons & Daughters Scholarship recipients selected this year on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership, community involvement and extra-curricular activities, among others.
Moon is a 2012 high honors graduate of Libertyville High School, where she earned a 4.2 GPA. She is a member of the National Honor Society, an Illinois State Scholar, Science Star Award winner and national Discus Award Winner. Voted “Most Athletic Female” by her classmates, she was captain of the varsity volleyball, basketball and track & field teams her senior year, receiving the North Suburban Conference 2012 Sportsmanship and All Conference Awards.
She will enter the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the fall, where she will major in political science and Spanish.
She is the daughter of John and Mary Moon of Libertyville.
Frice elected to AYSO Board
Wells Frice of Mundelein has been elected to the 11-member National Board of Directors of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO). The election took place at AYSO’s National Annual General Meeting in Seattle on May 27 and is a one-year first term.
Frice is senior portfolio manager/equity analyst with Great Lakes Advisors LLC of Chicago, as well as an elected member of the Board of Education of Mundelien Elementary School District 75 for over 17 years and its elected president for the last 10 years. He has a bachelor of arts in economics from Lake Forest College.
Frice has served as a volunteer with AYSO for many years, including as a soccer coach, referee and local administrator. Since 2007 he had served as volunteer Section Director for the upper Midwest (Section 6), a position with large responsibility to ensure that the organization’s local programs are delivered in a consistently high quality way.
Frice’s wife, Theresa, served on the AYSO National Board of Directors from 1999 to 2004, making the Frices possibly the first husband and wife to have served on the AYSO national board.