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Dr. Bessie Karvelas

Dr. Karvelas is the Executive Director of Student Services/Interim Principal at Proviso West High School. She has been with the District for eight years and was instrumental in helping Proviso Mathematics and Science  Academy achieve Blue Ribbon recognition. US News and World Report named PMSA the 176th  top school in the country and 6th in the state of Illinois. Dr. K., as our scholars refer to her, is committed to bringing that same level of national Blue Ribbon ranking to Proviso West. She is focused on improving all students' academic outcomes and ensuring they have access to academic and extra-curricular activities that tap into their passions, nurture their professional desires, and put them on track to lead successful lives beyond high school.

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