https://constitutingamerica.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/logo_web_360x80.png 0 0 Cathy Gillespie https://constitutingamerica.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/logo_web_360x80.png Cathy Gillespie2020-01-26 18:07:482020-01-29 13:58:03Tova Kaplan Best High School Stem
Tova Love Kaplan, 16, is a sophomore at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, one of Chicago’s most rigorous schools. She currently serves as the National Youth Director for Constituting America and is a three-time winner of the nonprofit’s “We the Future” contest. Her work with Constituting America has lead to incredible experiences at the Department of Education, White House, the United States Capitol, and Fortune 500 companies. Tova is heavily involved in academics, extracurriculars, and social justice causes as her school’s Student Council Student Concerns Chairperson, News Editor for the school newspaper, Vice President of her school’s Best Buddies International chapter, a co-founder of Bake Sale for Justice’s first student chapter, and a member of the National Junior Honors Society. Tova is a passionate public speaker interviewed frequently by media. She has been spotlighted in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, CBS2 Chicago, Chicago Magazine, Splash Magazines Worldwide, FOX4’s Good Day Dallas, and recently served as the first ever teen co-host on Windy City Live . Tova has been recognized for her contributions to the City of Chicago through the Jewish United Fund’s 18 Under 18 Award and Chicago Parent Magazine’s Kids Who Do Good Award. Tova is a professional actor who has had featured roles at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Mercury Theater Chicago, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Paramount Theatre. Her commercial work includes videos and commercials for Second City Networks, Onion Productions, and the Wisconsin Dells tourism board.
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