The Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Rock River Chapter recognized former Byron Middle School teacher Jacqueline DeVries with the 2019 Honorary Membership Award. DeVries was nominated for the state award for her 29 years of coaching the MathCounts middle school math competition. She retired in June 2018 from teaching at Byron. She received the honorary state award on July 26, and was recognized Oct. 24 at the Rock River chapter's luncheon. Photos submitted by Jacqueline DeVries.