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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Alumni Spotlight: Remembering Joliet creatives Robert Baher and Lillian Brulc

Joliet Township High School recently received a donated portrait of the late JTHS alumnus Robert Baher, from the Class of 1939. This portrait was painted by his friend, the late JTHS alumna Lillian Brulc. Both Baher and Brulc loved the arts, the Joliet community, and their Slovenian heritage.

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Joliet Central 2018 Homecoming Ticket Info

Joliet Central High School Homecoming takes place on Saturday, September 22.  This year’s theme is “Let’s Glow Crazy.”

The Varsity Homecoming Football Game for Joliet Central High School vs. Plainfield Central begins with the sophomore game at 10:30 a.m., followed by the varsity game at 1:00 p.m. 

 

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Joliet West 2018 Homecoming Ticket Info

Joliet West High School Homecoming takes place on Friday, September 28.  This year’s theme is “Far out in the Fifties.”

The Varsity Homecoming Football Game for Joliet West High School vs. Plainfield East takes place on the evening of September 28, starting at 6:30 p.m. 

 

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