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Welcome Back Students!!! We're so glad to have you here at Wilco. We hope you have a great year!!!


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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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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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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Wilco Student Wins National NTHS Scholarship

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Congratulations to Emily Saenz of Bolingbrook High School for being named a National Jon H. Poteat Scholarship recipient. Emily was awarded the $1,000 scholarship from the National Technical Honor Society. Emily is a student in the Introduction to Health Professions class here at Wilco. She was one of the 250 outstanding NTHS members to receive the scholarship. NTHS is the leader in recognizing student achievement in career and technical . . .

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The Wilco FCCLA Team went to state competition and came away with 6 golds and 2 silvers! Five of the team qualified for National events. Nationals will be in Anaheim, California June 28th - July 5th. Best of luck at Nationals to our Hospitality teams: Team 1, 1st place, gold medal winners: Josie Provencher, Plainfield Central, Sydney Belcher, Romeoville, and Jacalyn Kupczyk, Plainfield South; and team 2, 2nd place gold medal winners: . . .

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  Click on the links below for more information and a registration form: Summer C.N.A. Course - ENROLL NOW! Criminal Background Check Procedures Adult CNA Class Information Physical and TB Test Forms Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify through Will County Workforce Services.  Phone (815)727-4444.

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Public Buffet Schedule

We are changing the dining options this year to offer diverse training for our students. There will be various dining options, number of . . .

Buffet Menu

May 1st Family Picnic Menu                

Wilco Administration

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

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