Mr. Manu Raju named 2023 Great Starts District 61 Honoree
By Jane Moss
The Darien District 61 Educational Foundation proudly recognizes Mr. Manu Raju as the 2023 Great Starts in District 61 Honoree. This award recognizes former students of District 61 who having had a “great start” in District 61 are on exciting paths of learning, service, employment, and adventure in their lives. Manu is the 9th Great Starts Honoree to be recognized by the Darien 61 Educational Foundation.
Manu attended District 61 Schools from Kindergarten – 8th grade. He graduated from Eisenhower Junior High School in 1994. Manu went to Hinsdale South and then graduated from the University of Wisconsin.
Currently, Manu is the Chief Congressional Correspondent for CNN. He has won multiple awards for his work.
Manu has many memories from his time in District 61.
The Darien District 61 Educational Foundation is honored to recognize Mr. Manu Raju as the 2023 Great Starts Honoree and the exciting journey he has taken since moving on from District 61.
Mr. Raju plans to visit the school district when school resumes in the fall.