BARBARA M. AUGUSTYNSKI
JUNE 25, 1970 - JANUARY 25, 2001
Barbara M. Augustynski becomes Miss Polonaise on July 14, 1991 in Chicago.
Miss Polonaise 1991.
She represented the Polish Community from 1991-1992.
She was crowned at the 1991 Festival Polonaise in Grant Park. “I’m trying to establish an acting career in Los Angeles and Chicago this summer. I’ve had bit parts and extra work in eight movies in Chicago and I’ve been in three commercials. Recently I finished working ten days on “Prelude to a Kiss” as a wedding guest.
She’s “100 percent Polish”, Chicago-born, single, 21, lives on the Northwest side. Graduated with honors from St. Ignatius Prep, where she was a senior-of-the-year and on the speech team. “I attended Loyola U. a couple of years and became ill. I was forced to take time off last fall. At Loyola I studied philosophy and communications and took acting on the side.”
Dad Marian was leader of the rural youth movement in Poland while in college there. He was not in favor with the Communist regime. He became a journalist here, is now retired. Mom Genowefa is a specialist for Williams Electronics. Barbara’s twin sister Ursula is “looking for a career in the medical field.” Barbara’s brother Adam is an attorney here and assistant to Edward Moskal, Polish National Alliance president.
“Within our reach lies every path we ever dream of taking, within our power lies every step we ever dream of taking. Within our range lies every joy we ever dream of seeing. And within ourselves lies everything we ever dream of being.” “That’s from Amanda Bradley.” An inspirational writer.
Worked at St. Thomas of Canterbury soup kitchen, spent time in Appalachia among the poor, has been tutoring youngsters at the CHA’s ABLA Homes. “I do all sorts of sports. I jog a lot. I work out.
Bob Herguth – Chicago Sun-Times
Barbara M. Augustynski in a Chicago Profile photo from the
Chicago Sun-Times in 1991.
Barbara M. Augustynski as a Polish National Alliance
The Funeral Mass Card for Barbara M. Augustynski in