Joy Hoffman, daughter of Jack and Robbie Hoffman of Frankfort, Ill., was awarded the Outstanding Major in Secondary Education Award during Honors Day May 14 at North Central College in Naperville, Ill.
A senior, Hoffman is majoring in English with a focus on writing at North Central College. She is a graduate of Lincoln-Way East High School.
Joy has served in a mentoring program at schools in the local area and in Chicago and contributes to the College’s NC Review, a literary magazine with national readership. Her name has regularly appeared on the Dean’s List.