Each month the Athletic Department selects a Spartan Athlete of the Month. The recipient for the month of October is junior boys cross country runner Jadon Pirkl.
During the month, he finished second at the South Suburban Conference Red meet, third at the Illinois High School Association Regional meet, twelfth at the Sectional meet, and qualified for the State Finals as an individual. He became the first cross country athlete to qualify for state at Oak Lawn since 2011.
Other nominees for Spartan Athlete of the Month included Gustavo Alvarez (Boys Soccer), Alexandria Isajczuk-Macelli (Girls Tennis), Jordan Sprycha (Football), Lillian Featherstone (Girls Swimming), and Julia Janks (Girls Volleyball).