2019 Homecoming Save the Date

Many of our Reunion Coordinators and alumni like to plan gatherings and reunion events around Homecoming Festivities. The 2019 Homecoming varsity game dates and times can be found below.

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Alumni Spotlight: Lily Luna, Joliet Central Class of 1994, United Nations Finance Officer

Joliet Central High School Alumna Lily Luna contributes positively to the community and global society in her extraordinary work as a Finance Officer for the United Nations. She did so by working hard to develop her abilities in leadership, languages, and accounting throughout her journey, which began in Joliet.

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Alumni Spotlight: Chris Braggs, founder of The New Hue

Chris Braggs, Joliet West High School Class of 1997, is a successful photographer and videographer who, in September 2016, founded The New Hue, a community program committed to changing the perception of men of color in Joliet. The New Hue has been featured in the Herald News, The Times Weekly, and other local news sources.

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Alumni Spotlight: Kenneth Strickland, NBC’s vice president and Washington, DC Bureau Chief

Joliet Central’s Class of 1985 alumnus Ken Strickland is NBC’s vice president and Washington, DC Bureau Chief. After starting off as an associate producer at Dateline in 1995, he worked his way up the ranks, and now leads NBC’s editorial affairs and administration and works closely with NBC executives in his post atop the Washington bureau. His career story was featured on NBC news, available at https://www.nbcnews.com/video/ken-strickland-nbcs-new-dc-bureau-chief-17421379920?v=railb&

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