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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Luc Alvarez

Luc Alvarez, Editor-in-Chief

Senior Luc Alvarez is an Editor-in-Chief in his second year on the Blueprint staff. At DGS Alvarez runs varsity on the cross country and track teams where he has received All-Conference honors and been selected as Team Captain. In addition to running, he is an honor roll student, a math and English tutor and a member of ACE, NHS and SNHS.

Outside of school, Alvarez is a director and performer for the Trinity Irish Dance Ensemble -- a world-renowned Irish Dance performance group. Alvarez, a two-time world medalist, has performed in a variety of venues, from the floor of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks games to onstage at the House of Blues in Chicago. During the past few summers, Alvarez has traveled to Italy, Portugal and Spain to perform with his group.

In his free time, Alvarez enjoys traveling around the world, listening to music and hanging out with friends. Additionally, Alvarez is a sports enthusiast and cheers for the Chicago Bears and Chicago Bulls religiously while holding his countless fantasy football championships as some of his proudest accomplishments.

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