Millennium Magazine_4th Ed

80 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine EDUCATION the Education Commission. Mr. Duffy holds a Bachelor of Arts from Loras College and Master of Education from Creighton University. Notably, he was president of the Elgin Teachers Association in the mid-1960s, having also served the association as welfare chairman and chief negotiator. Further, he was a legislator and chairman of the Northeastern Division of the Illinois Education Association and board of directors member of the American Association of Community Colleges. In light of his exceptional undertakings, Mr. Duffy was named Kane County Distinguished Educator of the Year in 1982. Earlier in his career, he was listed in Outstanding Young Men in America and received the Outstanding Young Educator Award from the Elgin Jaycees. He twice received the Central Region Trustee of the Year Award in 1991 and 2002. Looking toward the future, he intends to remain committed to the Elgin Community College board of trustees. D rawing upon 39 years of excellence in education, John Duffy is a di stingui shed educator and administrator who began serving Larkin High School in 1962. Starting his tenure as a Latin teacher, a role he held until his retirement in 1996, he also served the school as a student council advisor, chairman of reading, English and foreign languages, and chairman of the English and Reading Division. Prior to these appointments, Mr. Duffy was a teaching assistant at the University of Iowa, high school teacher at Clear Lake Community Schools, and junior and senior high school teacher and coach at the Presentation Academy. Equally involved in his local teachers’ associations and community, Mr. Duffy has been an elected trustee of the Elgin Community College board of trustees since 1975. During this position, he also served as chairman of the board of policies review, chairman and president of the search committee, and vice chairman of the board of Elgin Community College. Likewise, he is a past president of Elgin Area Catholic Social Services, past member of the St. Laurence Parish Board, and past member and chairman of JOHN DUFFY LATIN AND ENGLISH EDUCATOR Larkin High School Elgin, IL