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  • October 7 Girls bowling meeting on Oct. 13 at 3:30 pm
  • October 7 Girls gymnastics informational meeting on Oct. 12 at 7:30 and 3:30 pm
  • October 7 Downers Grove South and Hinsdale South soccer match on Oct. 6 at 6:30 pm
  • October 7 Boys and Girls Cross Country Twilight Invite on Oct. 6 at 4:30 pm
  • October 1 French and German club soccer match on Oct. 5 at 3:30 pm
  • October 1 First Choir Concert Oct. 5 at 7 pm
  • September 30 Come support DGS soccer at crosstown against North at 6:30 on Sept. 30
  • September 30 Men's swim and dive informational meeting at 7:30 am on Sept. 30
  • September 30 Seniors and juniors: Some colleges are visiting DGS on Oct. 1! Sign up through Naviance
  • September 30 The Super Smash Brothers Club informational meeting at 3:30 pm on Sept. 30
The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

Mimi Akintunde-Nieves

Mimi Akintunde-Nieves, Social Media Director

Mimi Akintunde-Nieves is a senior at DGS and the Social Media Director for the Blueprint. Akintunde is the captain on her varsity tennis team. She is the Vice-president of National Honors Society, a PE and Peer leader, leader for Operation Snowball and Mad Dash director.

Akintunde volunteers with Chicago Cares and advocates for the Black Lives Matter movement. As of 2020, Mimi was appointed into the National Honor Society of Torch and Laurel, an honors program developed by National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) that recognizes high achievers in high school. They provide them motivation, inspiration and vital tools on creating an ideal future for themselves.

In the future Akintunde is looking to attend school on the west coast and study psychology and communications. She hopes to have a career that allows her to focus on her passion: free mental health care.

In her free time, Akintunde enjoys hanging out with her friends and family. She loves to work with her dad on his art projects around the city of Chicago. Her favorite show is “The Bachelor” and she loves going on sushi dates with her friends.

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