Kimon Bolaris

Class of 2011
Kimon M. Bolaris is a graduate of Glenbrook South High School. He was the director of WGBK 88.5 FM Radio Station in Glenview for the 2014-2015 school year. Kimon has been always interested in the visual arts and he is now attending the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee to pursue his dream in Cinematic and Film studies.

Steven Stavnem

Class of 2011
After graduating from Plato, Steven was accepted to Lane Tech College Prep. During his time at Lane, Steven played Lacrosse, was a member of an international club, as well as being a part of the choir. His ensemble group won an Honors Superior rating at the CPS Choir Competitions with their performance of “Poor Man Lazarus.” With his interest in law peaking in high school, Steven now attends the University of Illinois at Chicago in pursuit of a political science degree. Steven also plans on double-minoring in Chemistry and Spanish. Post undergrad, he plans on attending law school with the goal of becoming an intellectual property attorney.

Marie Christophell

Class of 2009
After graduating from Plato, Marie attended Lane Tech College Prep, where she entered the Honors program and excelled in choir. She graduated in the top 5 percent of her class and chose to attend DePaul University as a recipient of their Presidential Scholarship. She entered again into the Honors program, has been listed as a member of the Dean’s List every quarter since she began, and was a recipient of the Dean’s Award for Scholastic Excellence. In 2014, she was a recipient of the Panhellenic Scholarship Award. She is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is majoring in English Literature and minoring in French, and was recently accepted into the 5-year Combined BA/MAE program, which will allow her to receive her graduate degree in just one year.

Anne Margaret Boswell

Class of 2009
Anne Margaret is a graduate of Glenbrook South High School. She was on Student Council and was elected Junior Class Representative by her peers. She was also a student leader of Glenbrook South’s Hellenic club. She participated in Interact, a community service club and kept active by playing on the Varsity Lacrosse team. Anne Margaret received a Master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is currently a Deduction Analyst intern at the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation.

Hephestion Bolaris

Class of 2008
Hephestion was accepted by the prestigious St. Ignatius College Prep. He attended for two years, then, tiring of the long commute, he transferred to Glenbrook South. He attends the University of Illinois at Urbana, where he is majoring in Classics & Classical Languages and Economics. He was selected by the European Union Center (EUC) of the UIUC to attend the University of North Carolina Summer Study Tour to Brussels on full scholarship in June 2014. Hephestion also was selected as the recipient of the AY 2013-14 Houston-Papadimitriou Awards, which comes with a $1,000 prize for excellence in Modern Greek Studies! Hephestion, who has taken all the GRKM classes at the Program in Modern Greek Studies will also graduate with a Minor in Modern Greek. His Modern Greek studies landed Hephestion a (full tuition) FLAS Fellowship by the USD of Education and the EUC at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study upper level Modern Greek during his sophomore year. Besides Ancient Greek and Latin, Hephestion has also reached intermediate level in both French and Russian. He is also fluent in Modern Greek.

Hephestion recently brought home the U of I team trophy as the MVP of the University of Illinois team in the Division IV Panamerican Intercollegiate Chess Championship!

John Campanelli

Class of 2008
John was an honor roll student at Saint Viator High-School. He played hockey and lacrosse all four years.  John was a member of the hockey team that played at the United Center in the championship game of the Red Division of the 2012 Blackhawk Cup state tournament. He was also President of Italian club, completed over one hundred hours of service and graduated in 2012. John graduated from  Indiana University, majoring in Informatics with a business cognate. John also a member of the IU club Hockey team, and the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He is currently employed at Baxter.

Robert Cotter

Class of 2007
Bobby graduated from Illinois State University in 2015 with a B.A in Secondary Education. He did his student teaching at Roosevelt High School. During college, he was an online sports columnist for The Daily Vidette and later a featured columnist for The Bleacher Report. Bobby was also 2014 Golden Gloves Champ for his weight class. Bobby is currently a Civil Rights Law intern at CAIRChicago. He was accepted to the Juris Doctor program at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law beginning August 2016.

George Stavros Adams

Class of 2007  
George attended Northridge Prep High School in Niles, IL and excelled both academically and athletically. He was on the Dean’s list all four years and earned the following honors: National Honors Society, Illinois State Scholar, Debate Nationals, Math Team, Scholar Athlete award, AP Scholar. He was the Salutatorian, graduating second in his class in 2011. George attended the University of Illinois at Urbana where he received a Masters in Accounting Science. George is an Expert Testimony Analyst at Ocean Tomo.
“Our minds and our hearts are amused in different ways. The former is the source of logic; the latter is the source of passion. Plato Academy reconciled these two seemingly contradictory principles, and it has made me a better student and most of all, a better person.”

George Theotokatos

Class of 2007
George attended St Viator High school where he graduated with honors. He received a B.A. in Communications, Advertising, and Public Relations from St. Louis University. He was a member of the Psi Theta Communications Honor Society and a four-year coordinator of Relay for Life. George received a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration at Western Illinois University. He is Assistant Director of Orientation and New Student Programs at Suffolk University in Boston.

Alcaeos M. Bolaris

Class of 2006 
Alcaeos is a graduate of the prestigious Saint Ignatius College Prep, in Chicago. He attended the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) studying aeronautical engineering for one year and then he transferred to the University of Illinois College of Engineering. He graduated in May 2014 with a B.Sc. in Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering. Alcaeos is currently living and studying in France. He received a  Master in Science degree in Nuclear Energy from the Ecole Nationale Des Ponts et Chaussees in Paris. He is a member of the American Nuclear Society and is employed as an engineer at Assystem in Paris.  Alcaeos is fluent in Modern Greek and in French.