Class of 2005
Joseph attended North Ridge Prep where he graduated sixth in his class. He was not only a scholar, but also an athlete; he was a 3-year Varsity soccer player and Captain of the team. He was also 2-year Varsity baseball player. Joseph was on the Math Team and a volunteer at the Resurrection Nursing Home. His high school honors include AP Scholar, Illinois State Scholar and National Honors Society.
Joseph was accepted into the University of Illinois at Urbana’s Biochemistry Concentrated Program. He is majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Joseph is an Undergraduate Intern at Beckman Institute where he is conducting research in the Molecular Muscle Physiology Laboratory. He is a volunteer at Carle Hospital and a member of both the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and AMSA Pre-Med Student Organization. Joseph received a Masters in Medical Sciences from Chicago Medical School of Rosalind Franklin University. He is a 2019 graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University. Joseph matched for residency in Internal Medicine at UIC/Christ Hospital.
“Plato Academy is a place where each individual is catered to. Intellectual curiosity is imparted into each student through a carefully designed curriculum and environment. Every student is indulged to reach their own full potential. As a Plato Academy graduate, I was adequately equipped with the tools needed to generate autonomous and analytical decisions regarding my future.”
“I have gained a brilliant life-long mentor who has a deep understanding of life and the obstacles that one has to overcome. Her voice has been my personal inspiration and remains deep in my roots. Thank you Mrs. Koritsaris and the family of Plato Academy!”