Nominate a 'Whiz Kid' to Feature on Patch

Each week, Patch will highlight Downers Grove's most talented, intelligent and all-around amazing youth.

Downers Grove Patch is kicking off a new feature that will recognize the smart and talented kids in the village.

Each week, we'll honor the best of the best with our new "Whiz Kids" feature. The column will highlight Downers Grove students, athletes, volunteers and more—all of whom are 18 and younger.

Know a Whiz Kid? Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to amanda@patch.com. Be sure to include all of the following information:

  • Nominator's Name
  • Nominator's E-Mail
  • Whiz Kid's Name
  • Whiz Kid's Age
  • Whiz Kid's School
  • Whiz Kid's Accomplishment
  • Whiz Kid's Key to Awesomeness (what made him/her successful?)
  • A high-resolution JPEG photo of your Whiz Kid

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