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Local groups help mentor Bolingbrook HS students

Published: Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 2:46 p.m. CST • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:51 a.m. CST
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As part of Community Mentoring Week, Bolingbrook High School student Tiara Walker helps Independence Elementary School kindergarten teacher Lisa Cipriano with a Readers Theatre activity.

BOLINGBROOK – More than three dozen Bolingbrook High School students got a glimpse of life after high school during Community Mentoring Week the week of Oct. 14.

The students visited local businesses, schools and village offices to shadow staff and learn about possible careers once they’ve finished their education.

Businesses and organizations that participated in mentoring week included Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Village of Bolingbrook, Bolingbrook Olive Garden, Family Image Hair Design, Keith McGill from Lewis University aviation, Brooks Middle School, Independence Elementary School, VVSD’s STEP, TimBar Packaging’s Design Center in Downers Grove, Office Max corporate offices in Naperville, and Wight and Co. in Darien.

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