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April 3-7, 2023 (HOLIDAY) NO WILCO & School Resumes on April 10, 2023

St. Patrick's Day Buffet at Wilco Area Career Center

Wilco Culinary Program held its Annual St. Patrick's Day Buffet on Wednesday, March 15th.  The buffet was sold out to 88 community members whom came dressed to impress in their St. Patrick's Day green!  The buffet offered a variety of Irish favorites such as; soda bread with orange marmalade butter, Irish Potato soup with creme fraiche and chives, broccoli salad with cheddar and bacon,braised corned beef, cabbage with cabbage and red bliss potatoes, Irish roasted chicken with roasted carrots and parsnips and for dessert an Irish apple butter cake served with whiskey caramel sauce.

The students completed an Outstanding Culinary experience serving the public and staff at the Annual St. Patrick's Day Buffet and everyone left Wilco with a smile!

Thank you to all the attendees for making this experience a huge success for our students!


Teachers select a student of the quarter who exemplifies a great work ethic, a good attitude and good attendance. The last quarter of the school year the teachers select a Student of the Year for their program. We are so happy to recognize students who are going above and beyond! Student of 1st Quarter 22-23 Student of 2nd Quarter 22-23 Student of 3rd Quarter 22-23        

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Wilco spotlight: '09  Da' Riah Terrell "22

Da’Riah Terrell '22 Bolingbrook High School Criminial Justice alumnus Da’Riah Terrell is making a name for herself as a freshman in college at Howard University in Washington, DC. Below she answers a few questions about her collegiate journey and how life at Wilco prepared her for it.   What is your current position and where are you stationed? . . .

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Career Expo on April 21, 2023

EMPLOYERS  – Interested in exhibiting?   S CAN   QR code to RSVP to attend   on Friday, April 21, 2023 from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. for our Career Expo!  If you are searching for a quality Entry Level Candidate in any of the following areas;  Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Emergency Services, Animal Science, Health Science, Early Childhood Education or Culinary Arts.

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2023 IACTE Teacher of the Year, Nick Moran

Wilco Area Career Center Welding Instructor, Nick Moran was named the IACTE 2023 Career & Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year in a special ceremony at the Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Normal, Illinois on February 16 th , 2023.  Mr. Moran is described as a teacher who makes sure his classroom is a place where students have success. A student shared “Mr. Moran is an amazing person . . .

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Summer CNA Program- Register Now

To register for classes click here Adult CNA Summer Program Calendar                  

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Public Buffet Schedule-Call for Reservations TODAY!

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Wilco Administration

Executive Director Elizabeth Kaufman ekaufman@wilcoacc.org (815) 838-6941 ext. 1006   Assistant Director/Principal . . .

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