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On Friday students met two more Granite City High School alums, who are at the top of GCS Credit Union. They listened and learned from CEO Keith Burton and CFO Tammy Wofford. They told ...
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On Friday students met two more Granite City High School alums, who are at the top of GCS Credit Union. They listened and learned from CEO Keith Burton and CFO Tammy Wofford. They told ...

Students were excited to learn about GCS Credit Union and meet two Granite City High School alums in key positions on our business visit on Thursday. They were Taylor Brewer, Learning ...
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Students were excited to learn about GCS Credit Union and meet two Granite City High School alums in key positions on our business visit on Thursday. They were Taylor Brewer, Learning ...

Understanding people and generations in the work force was presented by our CEO Board Chair Marc Voegele, Owner of Express Employment Professionals. Marc defined four generations ...
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Understanding people and generations in the work force was presented by our CEO Board Chair Marc Voegele, Owner of Express Employment Professionals. Marc defined four generations ...

CEO students enjoyed the 10 person swing in the Granite City Arts & Design District. The swing was created and built by Brian DePauli.
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CEO students enjoyed the 10 person swing in the Granite City Arts & Design District. The swing was created and built by Brian DePauli.

After our photo shoot, Alicia Lignoul joined us in the CEO classroom for table topics based on her experience in Toastmasters. Each student selected a question and talked for one to ...
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After our photo shoot, Alicia Lignoul joined us in the CEO classroom for table topics based on her experience in Toastmasters. Each student selected a question and talked for one to ...

The gigantic swing in the Granite City Arts & Design District on State Street proved to be a fun attraction during our photo shoot with CEO Board Member Alicia Lignoul, Community ...
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The gigantic swing in the Granite City Arts & Design District on State Street proved to be a fun attraction during our photo shoot with CEO Board Member Alicia Lignoul, Community ...

Kevin Nicol at Nicol Financial Services shared his story and his career path from band director and teacher to a financial adviser. Kevin talked about our recent CEO Empowerment Day ...
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Kevin Nicol at Nicol Financial Services shared his story and his career path from band director and teacher to a financial adviser. Kevin talked about our recent CEO Empowerment Day ...

Mentor Match was a success on Friday thanks to CEO Board Members Kate Kite, Dr. David Keel and Cindy Gagich. Kate coordinated the mentors and the venue with Cindy and Dr. Keel ...
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Mentor Match was a success on Friday thanks to CEO Board Members Kate Kite, Dr. David Keel and Cindy Gagich. Kate coordinated the mentors and the venue with Cindy and Dr. Keel ...

CEO Nathan Merz and CFO Faith Brown were selected to serve in the leadership roles for our upcoming class business.  Students pitched their why to be CEO and CFO. Discussion of ideas ...
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CEO Nathan Merz and CFO Faith Brown were selected to serve in the leadership roles for our upcoming class business. Students pitched their why to be CEO and CFO. Discussion of ideas ...

CEO Board Chair Marc Voegele led a discussion with students and 3 other board members about CEO and the planning  process for the upcoming class business event after the CEO board ...
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CEO Board Chair Marc Voegele led a discussion with students and 3 other board members about CEO and the planning process for the upcoming class business event after the CEO board ...

With four days of class time, students were challenged with solving problems, learned more about themselves, and how to write thank you notes.  Students talked about their progress on ...
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With four days of class time, students were challenged with solving problems, learned more about themselves, and how to write thank you notes. Students talked about their progress on ...

Six Mile Regional Library District
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Six Mile Regional Library District

Dynamic Transit was our only CEO business visit this week and our first visit at a trucking company. Owners Michele and Fred Khani started in the transportation industry as ...
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Dynamic Transit was our only CEO business visit this week and our first visit at a trucking company. Owners Michele and Fred Khani started in the transportation industry as ...

CEO students welcomed a quick tour of the industrial technology departments at Southwestern Illinois College on Friday morning during Manufacturing Day. Students were led on a tour of ...
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CEO students welcomed a quick tour of the industrial technology departments at Southwestern Illinois College on Friday morning during Manufacturing Day. Students were led on a tour of ...

"Don't let anyone tell you, you can't do it" was the message of Charlie Barzoff, owner of B Auto Parts. Charlie is an alum of Granite City High School and took over his father's ...
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"Don't let anyone tell you, you can't do it" was the message of Charlie Barzoff, owner of B Auto Parts. Charlie is an alum of Granite City High School and took over his father's ...

No BAD days, just BAD moments was Dawn Mushill's message. Every day you make a choice to have a positive or negative day. Make the choice to be positive. Do not surround yourself with ...
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No BAD days, just BAD moments was Dawn Mushill's message. Every day you make a choice to have a positive or negative day. Make the choice to be positive. Do not surround yourself with ...

Prairie Farms Plant Manager Bob Kmetz talked to CEO students about his career path and the evolution of the company. Prairie Farms is a cooperative owned by over 800 dairy farmers with ...
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Prairie Farms Plant Manager Bob Kmetz talked to CEO students about his career path and the evolution of the company. Prairie Farms is a cooperative owned by over 800 dairy farmers with ...

Students were challenged with placing themselves in their chairs in alphabetic order by middle name without talking. No one used their cell phone and students communicated using sign ...
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Students were challenged with placing themselves in their chairs in alphabetic order by middle name without talking. No one used their cell phone and students communicated using sign ...

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