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Four Inducted Into EPCHS Hall Of Fame On Honors Night

EVERGREEN PARK, IL – Four former Evergreen Park Community High School students were inducted to the school’s Hall of Fame during the Honors Night ceremony held on Monday, May 2. The newest members of the EPCHS Hall of Fame are Leila C. Younger, Stanley Greanias, Mark Marzullo and Joseph Ziemba.

Leila C. Younger

Younger is a 1979 graduate of EPCHS who works as a dentist, graduating from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry with Honors. She’s currently the executive director of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and an assistant professor for the Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California. She provides pro bono dental services to children in impoverished countries, and delivers complimentary dental services to students at Sunny Hill Grade School in Carpentersville, Illinois.

Stanley Greanias

Greanias is a 1967 alum of EPCHS who has had a highly successful business career with stops at Johnson & Johnson, Flavor Tree Foods and Sara Lee, among other companies. Sara Lee awarded Greanias their first Shareholder Value Builder award for the many contributions he made toward growth in their Coffee Division. He’s also the founder, and past president and CEO, of the Greek American Restaurant Cooperative.

Many organizations have included Greanias on their board of directors. He was the chairman of the National Coffee Association from 1990-1992 and served as Chairman of the Board for the Downers Grove Police & Fire Commission from 1985-1999.

Mark Marzullo

Marzullo, EPCHS Class of 1975, has been an elected Village of Evergreen Park trustee since 1996. The president of the Evergreen Park-based Marzullo Supply, Inc. has made a number of contributions on a local level, including his role in acquiring football field lights at EPCHS and helping establish a girls’ softball league at Yukich Field in Evergreen Park.

Joseph Ziemba

Ziemba, another 1967 EPCHS graduate, is considered an expert in the global commercial fire suppression industry and has been recognized as one of the leading authorities of professional football. He’s an award-winning author of numerous books about professional football, has been recognized as the 1999 Volunteer of the Year for the Frankfort, Illinois, Girls’ Softball Association and received the “Thomas Malcolm Volunteer of the Year” award from Morgan Park Academy in 2018.