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Hispanic Community Leaders to Speak About Careers with Students

Hispanic Heritage Month Event

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.

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