Tribune photo by Hung T. Vu
The Topic is raptors, not rap, as Terry Vogel, a co-founder of
HawkQuest, talks to pupils at Channing Elementary School in Elgin
about the 7-year-old barn owl she is holding (above). HawkQuest
is a nonprofit organization based in Colorado that is dedicated
to educating people about the interaction of wild animals with their
surroundings and the importance of preserving those environments.