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JTHS Bridge Builder works hard for the betterment of Joliet

Joliet Central High School Bridge Builder Erica Holmes can be found at numerous community meetings, councils, and committees in Joliet, as she strives to make a difference in the city that raised her.
Joliet Central High School Bridge Builder Erica Holmes can be found at numerous community meetings, councils, and committees in Joliet, as she strives to make a difference in the city that raised her.

Joliet Central High School Bridge Builder Erica Holmes can be found at numerous community meetings, councils,and committees in Joliet, as she strives to make a difference in the city that raised her.

She also followed her entrepreneurial heart and started her own computer and financial consulting firm, SimJonKi Consulting Enterprise. She also works as a manager for Integrity Staffing.

She attended Fairmont Elementary School and Fairmont Junior High School, both in Joliet, as well as Joliet Central High School.

After earning her GED, Holmes attended Joliet Junior College, Northwestern University and Old Dominion University. She received a master’s degree in computer engineering.

Due to her various commitments in the Joliet area, Holmes is known by many as “Ms. Community.”

Some recognitions include the Multicultural Leadership Academy of Will County-Certificate of Completion 2019, the Care Soul Community Award 2018, the VA Beach Small Business of the Year Award 2016, the Award of appreciation from the Eastside Neighborhood Council in 2019 and the Award of appreciation JJC TRIO for being a Speaker in 2019.

For information, visit .jths.org/family-resources/bridge-builders.

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