Former Addison Trail and Willowbrook coaches and student-athletes recognized during District 88 Title IX Celebration to honor the law’s 50-year anniversary

On Jan. 21, Willowbrook hosted a District 88 Title IX Celebration during the Crosstown Varsity Girls Basketball Game between Willowbrook and Addison Trail.

Title IX is a federal civil rights law in the U.S. that was passed in 1972 to prohibit sex-based discrimination in any school or other education program that receives funding from the federal government. The law has helped increase access and equality for female athletes.

During the event, people who participated in or coached girls athletic teams at Addison Trail or Willowbrook attended a pre-game social and were recognized during halftime. To view a list of the honorees, go to

Two other awards also were presented before the game. Willowbrook senior Sophie Sullivan was honored for scoring 1,000 points throughout her high school career, and alumna Andrea Miller (class of 1992) was honored for scoring the most points of any Willowbrook basketball player in the school's history (male or female), with 1,927 points.