MJ Palmquist

Community Outreach Intern

MJ Palmquist is a sophomore at Metea Valley High School. At school, MJ enjoys sports like Basketball, Swimming, Soccer and Track and Field. He is involved with many clubs like Ted Ed, Best Buddies and Special Olympics. MJ was recently chosen to represent Metea Valley at the Youth Activation Summit sponsored by Special Olympics to learn more about leadership and how to create more inclusive schools. Outside of school, MJ enjoys playing hockey with the Chicago Special Blackhawks; he was recently honored as a Future Star at a Chicago Blackhawks game by appearing on the ice with the Blackhawks starting line during the National Anthem. MJ is looking forward to working with his team on how to create an environment that is focused on sustainable usage.