Nebl Takes Bronze Medal at National Speech and Debate

Des Plaines resident Caroline Nebl has been a general education student at Oakton with a plan to major in education and become a teacher. She joined Oakton’s Speech and Debate Club in 2016 and just two years later earned a bronze medal in the “Speech to Entertain” division of the Phi Rho Pi national forensics competition.  In her comedic presentation “in defense of clowns,” Nebl...

From Short Order to Short Haul Trucking

Demetrius Calhoun is the first to admit that he didn’t make the best decisions as a young man.  A native of the Rogers Park neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side, he attended Evanston Township High School but dropped out before graduating. A felony conviction for riding in a car where drugs were present marked his life and made finding a good job a lot harder than it had to be. He worked...