DIETERICH, IL-(Effingham Radio)- A group of Effingham area business leaders recently presented Rachel Higgs from Dieterich High School the March award for Mathematic/Scientific scholastic achievement known as Hall of FAME, which represents Fantastic Area Mathematicians (Scientists) Extraordinaire.  

Rachel was selected by her school staff based on preset standards.

Presenting the award to are l-r Andy Haarmann & Kevin Meyer both of H & M Concrete Construction, Rachel, Nick Burrus  of Milano & Grunloh Engineers.

Rachel excels in Science will continue her education at St Louis University where she will study to be a Psychiatric Physician.  

Sponsors not able to attend are Coldwell Banker/First Realty, Dr Brian Ogan, Effingham Urology Associates, Merz Heating and Stevens Industries.

The leadership of these businesses knows that excellence in academics play an important part in the growth and vitality of our area and wish to encourage the scholastic endeavors of our leaders of tomorrow.

Also thanks to the educators at DHS & her parents for the direction given to Rachel and all students.