Marsha Shomidie

Articles by Marsha

Grace Sinclair Represents Her Fellow Classmates

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Not many students can say they have worked to represent their fellow students in politics; Grace Sinclair can. Grace was on the 99th District Student Representative Committee for Illinois State Representative Sara W. Jimenez. Once a year the students would meet with Rep. Jimenez and…
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Senior hopes to work for NASA

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Pleasant Plains High School senior, McKenzie Ragle, is one determined student and dreams of working for NASA. McKenzie was most recently selected as the March Senior-of-the-Month by faculty and staff based on the criteria of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. McKenzie is a member of…
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Senior chooses U of I at Urbana-Champaign

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Ellen Reinert is a senior at Pleasant Plains High School and decided early on that she wanted to study at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. While studying hard and participating in the Scholastic team and science club, she placed 3rd in math and chemistry…
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Pleasant Plains Senior has a Giving Heart

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Carolyn Nika has a love for musicals. She most recently played the role of Liesl von Trapp in Pleasant Plains High School production of “The Sound of Music.” Just like her musical mother, Maria von Trapp, Carolyn has been blessed with a giving and nurturing…
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Pleasant Plains Senior Shines on Stage

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Training to be a dancer takes hard work, practice and dedication. Jillian is focused on stage and in the classroom. That’s why Pleasant Plains High School faculty and staff chose Jillian as their December Senior-of-the-Month. For Jillian Hergenrother, dance has been her activity of choice.…
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