The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Meet Your Neighbor

By: Grace Lessen, The Quill

Illini West Senior, ELI NEWTON

Eli Newton is the son of Beth and James Newton and lives in Dallas City.

Throughout high school, Eli has been involved in Cross Country, Basketball, Track, International Club, and Math time.

During Eli's free time he enjoys playing video games and basketball.

One of Eli's most memorable moments of high school was making it to state track his sophomore year.

His most influential teacher is his Spanish teacher, Senora Johnson.

Eli's advice to the underclassmen is, "Enjoy High School while it lasts. These four years go by very fast".

After graduation, Eli plans on continuing his athletic career and he wants to major in accounting.