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We couldn't have "picked" a better tour experience! Thank you Jennifer Mitchell, at Okaw Valley Orchard, for providing Illini Prairie CEO students with a great behind the scenes look ...
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We couldn't have "picked" a better tour experience! Thank you Jennifer Mitchell, at Okaw Valley Orchard, for providing Illini Prairie CEO students with a great behind the scenes look ...

Tessa Wiles, Director of Dual Credit and Honors Experience at Lake Land College spoke to our Illini Prairie students last week. She did a great job of explaining the things that Lake ...

If you were given a deadline and told to create a product, with one example and no other resources, where would you start? That’s exactly what CEO students were tasked with today. With ...
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If you were given a deadline and told to create a product, with one example and no other resources, where would you start? That’s exactly what CEO students were tasked with today. With ...

What a great first week of CEO! I was with the students three of five days and they accomplished a lot. We had numerous planned activities and a few that came about because of ...

CEO students have called Building 1225 home base for the first week of our program. The space, while not only beautiful and spacious, proved to be the perfect venue for many of our ...
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CEO students have called Building 1225 home base for the first week of our program. The space, while not only beautiful and spacious, proved to be the perfect venue for many of our ...

Student Journal Excerpt Week # 1
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Student Journal Excerpt Week # 1

Did you know - According to most psychologists, when meeting someone for the first time, you only have 7 seconds to make a memorable first impression?!   Today, CEO students learned ...
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Did you know - According to most psychologists, when meeting someone for the first time, you only have 7 seconds to make a memorable first impression?! Today, CEO students learned ...

Last, but certainly not least, is Josiah!   Hi, I am Josiah Hortin. I currently attend Tuscola High School and participate in basketball, track and cross county.  I am interested in ...
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Last, but certainly not least, is Josiah! Hi, I am Josiah Hortin. I currently attend Tuscola High School and participate in basketball, track and cross county. I am interested in ...

Next up, meet Mikayla!    Hi, my name is Mikayla Dunn and I am a senior at Tuscola High School. I am a cheerleader as well as participate in National Honor Society and SADD. I decided ...
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Next up, meet Mikayla! Hi, my name is Mikayla Dunn and I am a senior at Tuscola High School. I am a cheerleader as well as participate in National Honor Society and SADD. I decided ...

Please join us in welcoming Carter!   Hi, my name is Carter Addison and I am a senior at Sullivan High School.  I am involved in my school’s Student Council and also participate in ...
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Please join us in welcoming Carter! Hi, my name is Carter Addison and I am a senior at Sullivan High School. I am involved in my school’s Student Council and also participate in ...

Also, please welcome Lillian!   Hi, my name is Lillian Daily and I am proud to be a senior at ALAH High School.  After graduation, I plan to attend Eastern Illinois University to ...
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Also, please welcome Lillian! Hi, my name is Lillian Daily and I am proud to be a senior at ALAH High School. After graduation, I plan to attend Eastern Illinois University to ...

Next up, meet J'Lea York!   Hello! My name is J’Lea York and I’m a senior at Arcola High School. I am involved in track and field and am a member of the National Honor Society. After ...
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Next up, meet J'Lea York! Hello! My name is J’Lea York and I’m a senior at Arcola High School. I am involved in track and field and am a member of the National Honor Society. After ...

Lets hear it for Eadie Budd!   My name is Eadie Budd and I am a senior at Arcola High School. I have a passion for music and especially love playing the piano and flute. I am involved ...
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Lets hear it for Eadie Budd! My name is Eadie Budd and I am a senior at Arcola High School. I have a passion for music and especially love playing the piano and flute. I am involved ...

Please join us in welcoming Aaliyah Garza!  Hello. My name is Aaliyah Garza and I am a senior at Arcola High School.  I am in FCCLA, NAHS, NHS, Scholastic Bowl and am also on the track ...
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Please join us in welcoming Aaliyah Garza! Hello. My name is Aaliyah Garza and I am a senior at Arcola High School. I am in FCCLA, NAHS, NHS, Scholastic Bowl and am also on the track ...

Lets hear it for Kaci Beachy!  Hi, my name is Kaci Beachy and I am a senior at Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Highschool. I am a member of FCA, FFA, and a freshman mentor. I ...
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Lets hear it for Kaci Beachy! Hi, my name is Kaci Beachy and I am a senior at Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Highschool. I am a member of FCA, FFA, and a freshman mentor. I ...

Next up, meet Jalexis!   Hi, my name is Jalexis Barrett. I'm currently a senior at Sullivan high. I am a part of the track and field team and actively participate in my school’s Book ...
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Next up, meet Jalexis! Hi, my name is Jalexis Barrett. I'm currently a senior at Sullivan high. I am a part of the track and field team and actively participate in my school’s Book ...

Please join us in welcoming Elijah Fenton!   Hello, my name is Elijah Fenton. I'm a senior at Sullivan High School. I play football as a center and am also in the AP History Club. ...
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Please join us in welcoming Elijah Fenton! Hello, my name is Elijah Fenton. I'm a senior at Sullivan High School. I play football as a center and am also in the AP History Club. ...

Next up, meet Rachel!  My name is Rachel Sigrist and I am a senior at Arcola High School. I am involved in many school activities and clubs such as volleyball, NAHS, NHS, Student ...
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Next up, meet Rachel! My name is Rachel Sigrist and I am a senior at Arcola High School. I am involved in many school activities and clubs such as volleyball, NAHS, NHS, Student ...

It's time to officially introduce our 2022-2023 Illini Prairie CEO class!  Please meet Karina Warfel!   My name is Karina Warfel, and I am a senior at Arcola High School. I am involved ...
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It's time to officially introduce our 2022-2023 Illini Prairie CEO class! Please meet Karina Warfel! My name is Karina Warfel, and I am a senior at Arcola High School. I am involved ...

2022-2023 CEO class
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2022-2023 CEO class

Team Building activities like this, which involved CEO students working together to build the tallest structure using a single marshmallow, several spaghetti noodles and tape, are more ...
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Team Building activities like this, which involved CEO students working together to build the tallest structure using a single marshmallow, several spaghetti noodles and tape, are more ...

Illini Prairie CEO is thrilled to call Sullivan home for the first four weeks of our program!  During our time here students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a ...
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Illini Prairie CEO is thrilled to call Sullivan home for the first four weeks of our program! During our time here students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a ...

STUDENT QUESTION:  Where can I find information about class locations or upcoming business tours?
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STUDENT QUESTION: Where can I find information about class locations or upcoming business tours?

The Illini Prairie CEO Board would also like to introduce Hannah Myers as Lead Facilitator for the 2022-2023 program year! Hannah joined Illini Prairie CEO as Co-facilitator last year ...
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The Illini Prairie CEO Board would also like to introduce Hannah Myers as Lead Facilitator for the 2022-2023 program year! Hannah joined Illini Prairie CEO as Co-facilitator last year ...

The Illini Prairie CEO Board would like to introduce Mick Howrey as our newest Co-Facilitator for the 2022-2023 year.
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The Illini Prairie CEO Board would like to introduce Mick Howrey as our newest Co-Facilitator for the 2022-2023 year.

After last night's Student Orientation, which included an impressive mini-shark tank challenge, Co-Facilitators Hannah Myers and Mick Howrey have a great feeling about the 2022-2023 ...
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After last night's Student Orientation, which included an impressive mini-shark tank challenge, Co-Facilitators Hannah Myers and Mick Howrey have a great feeling about the 2022-2023 ...

Hope you bring your sweet tooth tonight!  Thank you Homestead Bakery for providing some delicious cookies for tonight's Orientation!
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Hope you bring your sweet tooth tonight! Thank you Homestead Bakery for providing some delicious cookies for tonight's Orientation!

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