The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Meet Your Neighbor

by Jenna Clayton, Quill Reporter

Meet Your Neighbor Dawn Hellyer, born and raised in Carthage.

She is the daughter of Cindy and Melvin Hellyer. She and her two sisters, one adopted at birth, were raised by her mother.

She attended Carthage High School and afterward took several online college courses.

She is now married to Steve Hellyer and they have two children, 10-year-old Nicholas and 3-year-old Natalie.

Hellyer is the principal secretary for Illini West High School. She handles quite a variety of jobs including; bookkeeping, all discipline referrals, substitute teachers, and the school bulletin.

She is always involved in a new task and is very good at handling all the business her job brings.

She is also involved in Kiwanis Club and is a member of Carthage Chamber of Commerce.

She loves spending time with her kids, roller skating, shopping, and going to movies. She is extremely proud of her children and cherishes every moment she has with them.