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Dual Credit Application with Testing Letter

Dear Wilco Area Career Center Parent or Guardian, Wilco Area Career Center, is in partnership with the Joliet Junior Community College, offering high school students the opportunity to take free dual-credit college courses where . . . read more

Fire Science

Course Description Instructors: Lt. Mark Oglesby, Lt. Mark Buettner Length of Course: 1 Year First Trimester: Introduction to Fire Science (Fire Science 1100) This program allows students to explore and . . . read more

Alumni Corner

Today we had a visit with 2012 Plainfield Central grad, Daniel Graczyk. Daniel was a Fire Science student here at Wilco. He is currently an Army Specialist paratrooper and is pending his pinning to become Sgt. Daniel just got back from a . . . read more

Fire Science Students Work on Fill the Boot Fundraiser

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 . . . read more

Fire Science Students Use Thermal Imaging Camera for Training

Thermal Imaging Video Wilco Fire Science students (and Lockport Township Seniors) Jake Coot and John Krestel perform victim search and rescue evolutions inside the Romeoville Fire Department SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) . . . read more

Alumni Corner

We had a visit from Gail Patsch today. Gail is a private in the Marine Corps. She was a 2013 graduate of Bolingbrook High School and a former Fire Science student here at Wilco. She said she is heading to North Carolina next for more training . . . read more


Look closely at these two pictures. The one on the left has a little boy named Kevin Anderson meeting some Bolingbrook Fire Fighters. Now look at the picture on the right. That's Kevin Anderson today! One of the same firefighters that was in . . . read more


It's been busy alumni time here at Wilco! The first visit this week was from Danielle Jones, former Fire Science student and 2012 Plainfield Central grad, who is now an Army Reserve Pvt. She came to visit the fire science class and talk . . . read more


James Karp, 2007 graduate from Plainfield South High School and former Wilco Fire Science student, visited the Wilco Fire Science class today. James is now a Firefighter Paramedic with the Orland Park Fire Protection District. He completed . . . read more

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