- Whiz Kid's Name: Justas Varpucanskis
- Whiz Kid's Age: 13
- Whiz Kid's School: Mokena Junior High School
- Whiz Kid's Accomplishment: 2nd place in Scholastic “Picture A President” Art Contest, First place in Yankee Foliage Art Contest. First for gr. 4-6, Illinois State Fish Art Contest – Wildlife Forever, People’s Choice Award for UNICEF greeting card art contest.
- Whiz Kid's Key to Awesomeness: Great art and practice ethic.
More about Whiz Kids:
Know a great kid who made Eagle Scout or did your local soccer team take the championship? They may be our next Patch Whiz Kid honoree.
Each week, Mokena Patch will seek suggestions from readers for individual kids, youth groups, teens and even sports teams that wow us with their accomplishments. We want to hear about these amazing children and teens and select one each week as the Patch Whiz Kid. Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include all of the following information: name, age/grade, school, accomplishment and 100-200 words on the key to their "awesomeness."