3 Chicago parents receive award

January 27, 2009 4:40:45 PM PST
The Black Star Project chose three Chicago parents for its 2008 Golden Parent awards.The three recipients were honored on Tuesday morning for their involvement by the Illinois State Board of Education.

Clifford Fields is president of the local school council at Goodlow Magnet School and brings speakers to Harper High School.

Debra Hopkins was nominated at two schools. Her daughter graduated from Bouchet Academy and she is manager of the student service center at South Shore School of the Arts.

And Trista Hogue-Bonds has two children at Ashburn Elementary School. She started the lego robotics program there and turned her living room into a classroom for the students to prepare.