Tag: Proviso East High School

Proviso East Creates Community Leader Pipeline

Thursday, May 2, 2019 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Munching paninis prepared by Chef Keith Morris’s culinary class, 40 elected officials, law enforcement officers, business people and nonprofit organization leaders listened on April 12 to a new strategy implemented by Proviso East High School to strengthen its connection to the community.

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East Grad, MIT Alum, Is Engineering His Own Narrative

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 || By Siobhan Neela-Stock || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Quinnton Harris/Forest Park Review, a graduate of MIT. | Submitted photo

Despite graduating with an engineering degree from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Quinnton Harris’ heart wasn’t in the industry.

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East Grad, Female Plumber, Wants More Women To Go Into Trades

Monday, April 8, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Tisa Carter, a Proviso East graduate and an apprentice plumber, said she’s satisfied with the career she found in the trades. Now, she wants to open up the opportunity to other young women of color. | Alexa Rogals

Bellwood resident Tisa Carter, 29, is a rarity. She’s approaching the tail end of an apprenticeship with Chicago Journeyman Plumbers Local 130. With 6,100 members, the union is one of the largest straight-line plumbing locals in the country, according to its website.

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