Meet Scott, A Very Common American Story
Scott’s father, John N Costello was born in 1927, the second of three children, shortly before Anthony naturalized in 1929. His older brother, Scott’s uncle Ray was born in 1925. Anthony was a laborer, working in coal mines and related jobs while his wife, Mary, labored at the General Cigar factory her entire working life.
Anthony Costello, certificate of Naturalization, 1929.
Dad with Navy friends, 1945
John Costello, US Navy, 1945
John & Catherine Costello, 1954
“Volunteering, prairie restoration, 2019. Prairies sequester more carbon than forests and provide needed habitat for birds, insects and other animals.”
Born in 1969, Scott was the youngest of the three, attending Rockford public schools, graduating Guilford High in 1987. Scott graduated Illinois State University, in 1993, where he completed a Bachelor of Science in Social work, and minor in Sociology, then later, the University of Illinois, Chicago, where he completed his Master’s in Science of Social Work.
Scott has worked in the human service sector for 26 years, under many different roles, such as, community organizer and case manager, and Program Supervisor to Clinical Director. In 2002, Scott opened his own practice, which he retired from in 2017. Scott is currently Director of Behavioral Health at a regional hospital. He is a resident of Highland, Indiana. Prior to Highland, Scott resided in Munster and Illinois. Scott is a registered Democrat his entire life.
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John Costello, Principal, John F Kennedy middle school, 1977.
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