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Ron Port

Warhawks Remember Mr. Rufus Woods

Warhawks fondly remember Mr. Rufus Woods, a 1967 graduate of NCCHS, who passed away over Winter Break. Mr. Woods was an amazing athlete. In his senior year, he was named to the All-State Basketball Squad. He will be always remembered for hitting one of the greatest shots in IHSA basketball tournament history, when he fired an off-balance, high-arching buzzer-beater from the sidelines to beat Waukegan 43-42 in the 1966 Regional Championship game at NCCHS.

Announcing our 2022 Warhawk Lancer Scholars

We are pleased to announce the six graduates of NCCHS class of 2020 who have been selected for our first class of Warhawk Lancer Scholars.

On behalf of the board of NCPEF, we want to thank all of our generous donors who made the dream of free college a reality for our six outstanding young people.
Special thanks to our “full scholarship” donors:
– Kevin and Jami Considine
– The Terry Celba Memorial Fund
In the coming year, we hope to extend and expand this promise to the NCCHS Class of 2021.
Thank you all for your support.
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