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Wilco Students earn Illinois HOSA State Conference Awards

Romeoville, Ill. – Three students pursuing a career in Health Professions and attending Wilco Area Career Center have recently been named recipients of Illinois HOSA State Conference Awards during the Illinois state competition on March 14-19.  Each of the students – Plainfield South HS, Murtaja Nadum (12), Bolingbrook HS, Aaliyah Valdivia (11), and Plainfield East HS, Cameron Arquines (12) competed in various categories.  Murtaja Nadum, was awarded Top Ten State Qualifier for Dental Science, Aaliyah Valdivia and Cameron Arquines were awarded the Top Ten State Qualifier for their Job Seeking entry. Congratulations!

Wilco Area Career Center Introduction to Health Professions Instructor, Mrs. Jeanine Marco shared her congratulations to all team members whom competed despite the unusual online competition forum. Everyone did an amazing job and should be proud of their accomplishments!

Illinois Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is dedicated to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality healthcare by providing opportunities for career and technical education knowledge as well as leadership development for the secondary and post-secondary student whose career interest is health science technology.  Illinois HOSA is 100% healthcare.

Wilco Area Career Center, Romeoville, IL, serves nearly 1400 students district wide and offers students career-based courses providing skills required for continuing education and/or employment upon completion.

Every Student Needs A Skill.


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Wilco Area Career Center 500 Wilco Blvd Romeoville, IL  60446


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