In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Mundelein High School will host a Career Panel represented with successful Latino professionals. The panel will present four times, one for each of the lunch periods on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
According to Rosangela Fiore, coordinator of the event, students are being encouraged to participate in the panel discussions to have the opportunity to be inspired, engaged and to network with the panelists. Churros and Horchata will be served after each session.
“I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of support I have received from our community partners,” Fiore explained. “They are all excited to participate and share their journeys and career pathways with MHS students.”
The complete list of speakers is below:
Klaudia Areola, clinical nurse coordinator, Advocate Condell Hospital
Dr. Hector Flores Rasgado, associate professor, Chicago Medical School-Rosalind Franklin University
Herbert Juarez, assistant vice president, Mundelein Community Bank
Fred Kliora, deputy sheriff, Lake County Sheriff’s Office
Sonia Macilla, bank teller, Mundelein Community Bank
Esteban Montesdeoca, business owner, La Luz Bakery
Myra Morales-Gaytan, assistant dean for academic services and programs, University Center of Lake County
Maria Nava, deputy sheriff, Lake County Sheriff’s Office
Amaro Ruiz, staff sergeant, United States Marine Corps
Jesus Ruiz, community relations and special projects officer, Rosalind Franklin University
Cynthia Vargas, communication manager, Lake County States Attorney
Sully Vega, registered nurse, Advocate Condell Hospital
Note: Reporters/Photographers are welcome to cover this event any time between 10:30 am and 2 pm.