SPARK 2015


The Chicago Metro History Education Center (CMHEC) sends a special Thank You to Co Chair Justice Anne Burke and Alderman Edward Burke for hosting the SPARK History Fair Awards Dinner @ the Chicago History Museum. The event helped raise more than $105K to support History Fair and its mission to spark students’ interest in the study of history and help them develop critical thinking skills that will prepare them for college, careers, and civic life.

HBK Engineering, LLC was a Spark Benefactor for the evening along with Quantum Crossings, LLC.

Thank you to all those who contributed to a successful event and congratulations to the following Awardees:

  • SPARK Honorary Co-Chairs: Anne M. Burke and Edward M. Burke
  • George Javaras Corporate Award: Roger Martinez
  • SPARK Teaching Award: Lincoln Park High School

The event was also featured in SPLASH, click here to view article.

Anne and Edward Burke, and Ron Kaminksi 2  Ron Kaminski and Roger Martinez

Elizabeth Goggins, Sandra Koehler, Lisa Oppenheim, Michael Boraz, Elizabeth Brown, Mary Enda Tookey, and Rich SauerRoger Martinez, Ron Kaminski, and Art Miller