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Joliet School District 86 hosts 'Principal for a Day'

Joliet Public Schools District 86 recently welcomed business and community members into their schools for its14th Annual "Principal for a Day" celebration.
Joliet Public Schools District 86 recently welcomed business and community members into their schools for its14th Annual "Principal for a Day" celebration.

JOLIET – Joliet Public Schools District 86 recently welcomed business and community members into their schools for its 14th annual “Principal for a Day” celebration.

Honorary Principals

T.E. Culbertson Elementary: Lauren Staley-Ferry, Will County board member

M.J. Cunningham Elementary: Vincent Gutierrez, functional therapy and rehabilitation

Eisenhower Academy: Moira Dunn, Illinois assistant state’s attorney

Farragut Elementary: Fredrick Gandy, Lewis University

Forest Park I.E.: Herb Brooks Jr., Will County board member

Thomas Jefferson Elementary: Steve Brandy, Will County Health Department

Edna Keith Elementary: Julia Alexander, TAJH Productions / JCTV Chapter 6

A.O. Marshall Elementary: Beatriz Ulloa-Mireles, Will County Coroner’s Office

Marycrest Early Childhood Center: Rebecca Kroiss, Childcare Resource and Referral

Pershing Elementary: Christy Lister, 1st National Bank of Ottawa

Sator Sanchez Elementary: Veronica Gloria, Spanish Community Center

Carl Sandburg Elementary: Don Dickinson, Joliet city councilman

Isaac Singleton Elementary: John Herod, Dow Chemical Company

Taft Elementary: Douglas Lewis, Federal Aviation Administration

Lynne Thigpen Elementary: Randy Chapman, Center for Disability Services

Thompson Instructional Center: Samantha Barnes, The Salvation Army

Woodland Elementary: Cherise Robertson, Catholic Charities – Daybreak

Dirksen Junior High: Steve Vanisko, The Herald-News

Gompers Junior High: Patrick McGuire, Illinois state senator

Hufford Junior High & I.E. Program: Jayme Cain, The Times Weekly Media Company

Washington Junior High & Academy: Vincent Cornelius, attorney

The honorary principals helped with the morning school announcements, visited classrooms, talked about their careers, presented awards to students and assisted with lunch duty.

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