Nancy Baldwin and Cheryl McCarthy at the Joliet Township High School's sixth annual Salute to Service Partnership Recognition on May 7.
Baldwin of Nanophase Technologies Corporation was honored for her involvement with the with the Joliet Township High School Internship Program. .
During the summer of 2018, Baldwin provided an internship to one JTHS student. She worked with JTHS staff to identify and interview students from Joliet Central and Joliet West for the position.
When JTHS started the process of expanding the internship program for the summer of 2019, Baldwin spent a day at the Administrative Center speaking to local business leaders about the value of the JTHS High School internship program.
Due to her assistance with these presentations, and strong advocacy in the community, the number of internships for JTHS students went from 13 in the summer of 2018 to 35 for the summer of 2019.