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Bolingbrook High School College, Trade & Career Fair set for Feb. 13

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 3:28 p.m. CDT

BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook High School sophomores, juniors and seniors will have an opportunity to learn more about life after high school at the annual BHS College, Trade and Career Fair Thursday, Feb. 13.

Featuring more than two dozen colleges and universities as well as representatives from more than 20 trade and career groups and all seven branches of the military, the fair is designed to help students explore their options for the future.

Scheduled to attend are Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Illinois; Loyola University, Northern Michigan University, Purdue University-Calumet, Benedictine University, Columbia University, Concordia University, Elmhurst College, Fox College, Lewis University, North Central College, St. Francis University, Saint Xavier University, Augustana College, Rasmussen College, Illinois Institute of Art, Illinois Center for Broadcasting, College of DuPage, Joliet Junior College and DeVry Technical Institute.

Among trade representatives will be Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders & Blacksmiths Local 1; Illinois Welding School; International Brotherhoods of Electrical Workers #176; Mechanics Local 701 and Operating Engineers Local 150.

Joliet Junior College career programs on hand will include culinary arts, nursing, criminal justice, electronic engineering and veterinary. Kendall College’s culinary arts program will also be present, as will Le Cordon Blue College of Culinary Arts.

Carpentry, massage therapy, laborer, cosmetology, roofing, waterproofing and barbering representatives are also scheduled.

The event will take place from 10:15 a.m. until just after 1 p.m.

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