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Hinsdale Central Teacher Earns Award from University of Chicago

Chris Wilbur, who is a social studies teacher from Hinsdale Central, has earned an Outstanding Educator Award from the University of Chicago.

For the past three decades, first-year students entering the university have nominated educators who have "influenced them, challenged them or helped them along the path toward intellectual growth." Wilbur is among the teachers this year who is being recognized for "changing the course of students' lives, helping them reimagine texts, encouraging them to delve deeper into problem-solving and showing them how to think beyond the borders of the classroom in the pursuit of their own education." You can learn more about the award by visiting

Congratulations to Mr. Wilbur on this tremendous honor.

Chris Wilbur