Alumni Spotlight: Richard L. Chavez, JTHS Class of 1960, Kiwanis Scholarship Benefactor

Career at-a-glance

  • Joliet Township High School, Class of 1960
  • Joliet Junior College, 1962
  • University of Illinois, Education – Social Studies major, Spanish minor
  • Middlebury College, Spanish post-graduate studies
  • Retired after 39 years of teaching Spanish
  • Walter G. & Juanita F. Niehus Award
  • Benefactor of Richard L. Chavez Kiwanis Scholarship, iPromise, MERIT USF Program, & UI La Casa, & Richard L. Chavez Scholarship
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Alumni Spotlight: John M. Sayles, M.D., JWHS Class of 1981

Career at-a-glance

  • Graduated from Joliet West High School 1981
  • Northwestern University, Bachelor of Science
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, M.D.
  • United States Army, 12 years of service
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Internship and Residency
  • Lahey Clinic, Boston, MA, Fellowship
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital, Medical Staff President & Colorectal Surgeon
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Alumni Spotlight: Eron Hodges, JWHS Class of 2002

Career at-a-glance

  • Graduated from Joliet West High School 2002
  • United State Navy 2002-06
  • Florida State College 2006-07
  • College of DuPage 2007-09
  • Illinois State 2009-12 (B.S. in Exercise Science)
  • University of Notre Dame (Strength Intern) 2012
  • Valparaiso University (Outside LB Coach) 2012
  • The Ohio State University (Strength Intern) 2013
  • Kent State 2013-15 (M.A. in Sports Management)
  • The Ohio State University Football(2015-Present)
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JTHS Alumni Spotlight: Derrick Brown, Joliet West Class of 1985, Media Executive for iHeartMedia

Derrick_Brown.jpgCareer & Education At-a-Glance

  • Butler University, Radio/TV Broadcasting
  • Lewis University, Radio/TV Broadcasting
  • Radio & Records Program Director of the Year
  • Radio Ink's "Best Program Directors in America" (twice recognized)

 

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