By Tim O’Brien The Beverly Review Stepping to the service line midway through the third set, Morgan Park Academy (MPA) senior Solana Delgado could sense the momentum slipping away. The Warriors were trailing by a point to neighborhood rival Morgan Park High School (MPHS) and needed a jolt of energy -- Delgado was there to deliver. Rattling off a 6-0 service run, including 5 straight aces, Delgado powered a MPA comeback leading to an exciting 25-16, 18-25, 25-16 nonconference victory on Aug. 26, 2021. >> CONTINUE READING AT THE BEVERLY REVIEW
Morgan Park Academy’s athletics department has a new leader for the first time in two decades, with Vinson Williams ’91 taking over as Director of Athletics following Lynda Pariso’s retirement. A member of the MPA Athletic Hall of Fame, Williams had been teaching P.E. and directing our K-8 athletics program for the past several years. “Coach Williams,” Pariso said, “will keep MPA athletics going strong for many more years to come.” Congratulations, Coach!
Welcome to the new members of our faculty and staff who have joined the MPA community for the 2021-2022 school year! >> LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR FACULTY & STAFF Kristin Brennan, Kindergarten Mrs. Brennan completed her undergraduate degree in elementary education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and earned a Master’s degree in bilingual bicultural education at DePaul University. She has taught preschool through eighth grade for more than 10 years, most recently teaching kindergarten at Cassell Elementary School. Her time teaching in Vienna, Austria, and Chicago’s Chinatown developed her passion for helping students expand their language skills. She also enjoys [...]
Dr. Vishal Mehta ’91 is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine with an emphasis on arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder and knee, and cartilage transplantation and restoration. He is the President of Fox Valley Orthopedic Institute, where he leads the organization to achieving its goal of providing exceptional, innovative orthopedic care to Chicagoland and beyond. Dr. Mehta began his career in high finance, and over the years he has successfully combined his skills and passions, leveraging his orthopedic knowledge and business acumen into innovative business ventures such as Healthy-TXT™ and MedWaitTime. The founder of the Fox Valley Orthopedic [...]