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Part-Time Vet Assistant Teacher's Aide Needed

Wilco is taking applications on our website for a part-time vet assisting classroom aide. The aide in Vet Assisting will assist the teacher in providing instructional assistance to students both in the lab and classroom setting.  Familiarity with a variety of animals is preferred.  Classroom pets include a cat, guinea pigs, bearded dragons, sugar gliders, turtles, etc.  Per new requirements for the State of Illinois, . . .

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Alumni Corner

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  Not only do parents get mail from college, but so do we! Hannah Marshall (Plainfield Central 2019) sent us this pic today. She's starting her freshman year at Bradley University majoring in Nursing. Hannah took the Intro to Health class and the C.N.A. class here to get a head start on her nursing career. Best of luck on your freshman year, Hannah! We're so proud of you!

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HARD WORK IN CLASS PAYS OFF

It's always great to hear wonderful news about our former students. Our welding instructor, Nick Moran, got an email from two skilled trades recruiters from Aerotek who had attended our job fair given for our students this spring. They reported to Nick that our student, Anthony Zaragoza (Plainfield South 2019), interviewed with a welding company. The recruiters, Alex Vaughan and Nick Norton, reported Anthony "crushed the . . .

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JOB OPENINGS FOR 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Wilco Area Career Center, Romeoville has the following openings for the 2019-2020 school year: Full-time Clinical Supervisor for CNA Program. Must be a Registered Nurse in State of Illinois for 2 years. Must have 1 year nursing experience with nursing care, including personal care and activities of daily living to older adults, or for chronically ill adults. Per the IDPH, the one year RN experience is defined as providing direct care . . .

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Alumni Corner

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We had a visit today from one of our graduates from last year. Fabiola Amezcua, Bolingbrook class of 2018 was here. She is currently a medic in the U.S. Army National Guard. When she was here, Fabiola took the Intro to Health Professions class and then senior year took EMS. She has completed all her training and will be starting at College of DuPage soon to complete her nursing training. So good to see our students succeeding and loving . . .

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ALUMNI CORNER

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It's always wonderful to see our former Wilco students in the workplace. We had two former students taking care of someone in our Wilco family. Rebecca Bush, class of 2015 from Wilmington is a nurses aide and is in her last year and a half of nursing school at University of St. Francis, and Jessica Lambert, class of 2014 from Reed-Custer, is a Respiratory Therapist. So good to see that their classes here led them to their careers and . . .

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Wilco Alumna to be Keynote Speaker

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We are always so happy to hear from our Alumni about their continued education, training and their jobs. We recently heard from a former Wilco student, Muroo Hamed (Plainfield East, class of 2015). Muroo will be graduating next month from University of St. Francis with a BSN in Nursing. She has been selected to be a keynote speaker for her graduation. This is not something new for Ms. Hamed. She competed in HOSA in high school in prepared . . .

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2019 Career Fair for Students

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Wilco held a Career Fair for all the students on May 14th. There were representatives from the trades, the unions, the military branches and local employers to talk to students and give them information about career opportunities. Thank you to all the participants!

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Fire Science Students Work on Fill the Boot Fundraiser

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The Wilco Fire Science Explorer Post 343 members worked alongside Bolingbrook Firefighters IAFF Local 3005 members to "FILL THE BOOT" at the Bolingbook Promenade. This fundraiser raised over $8,000 in 3 days to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. We are so proud to see our students working to help worthy causes in our communities. From left to right in the photo are: Brendan Skibbe, Plainfield East, Brandon Contreras, . . .

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Public Buffet Schedule

The dining options offer diverse training for our students. There will be various dining options, number of guests and costs for the events. . . .

Buffet Menu

Oktoberfest menu coming soon!                

Wilco Administration

Executive Director Elizabeth Kaufman ekaufman@wilco.k12.il.us (815) 838-6941 ext. 1006   Assistant . . .

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