District 214 High Schoolers earn TMA Junior Related Theory Certificates

SCHAUMBURG – Thursday, students from District 214’s Wheeling, Elk Grove, Buffalo Grove and Rolling Meadows High Schools were awarded Junior Related Theory Certificates at the Technology & Manufacturing Association headquarters.

“We’re proud to work with these high schools to interest the next generation in manufacturing careers,” Patrick Osborne, TMA Vice- President of Education & Training, told TMA News. “Each one of the students that received a certificate today completed high school level work, recognized by TMA. Each one of them is ready for an ‘entry level plus’ position at a manufacturing company.”

Before receiving their certificates, the students learned about potential career opportunities at several nearby manufacturing companies, including X-L Engineering and BillCo Corporation.

TMA Instructor Jack Krikorian and Program Manager Leigh Coglianese were on hand as the students were recognized individually – nine from Wheeling High, three from Elk Grove High, one from Buffalo Grove High and one from Rolling Meadows High.