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KACC Receives American Welding Society Foundation Award $25,000 Grant

Kankakee Area Career Center is delighted to announce KACC has been awarded a $25,000 Welding Workforce grant through the American Welding Society’s 2020 Welding Workforce Grant.  KACC has a long history of working with AWS and . . . read more

Welding Students Compete

Chicago Pipefitters United Association #597 held their annual Welding Competition on Saturday.   KACC Welding Instructor, Michael Gall, accompanied four KACC students to participate in this competition. Representing the . . . read more

Dalton Grimes

Definitely Prepared for Tomorrow

The last day of the 2018-2019 school year was made extra-special with a visit from Dalton Grimes.  Dalton, a 2018 Graduate from KACC's Welding Technology Program and Watseka High School returned to KACC for a quick visit. . . . read more

Michael Gall, From Student to Teacher

Welding Technology Instructor

Michael Gall comes to KACC's Welding Technology Program with a wealth of experience and expertise when it comes to the welding technology field.   Mr. Gall brings twenty years of experience in the welding . . . read more

Congratulations Travis Lyon!

The continued successes of our students are just too good not to keep sharing.  Hope you agree! Travis Lyon, a Welding Technology student at KACC who also attends Peotone High School has had a great couple of weeks and we want to . . . read more

Terry Erickson

Welding Technology Teacher's Assistant

Terry Erickson has been a member of Team KACC all the way back to 2002.  During the first half of his tenure, Mr. Erickson was a substitute, coming in here and there on an as-needed basis. About ten years ago, the . . . read more

How the Ship Sailed to Springfield

Two students tell their story

Goodness, how beautiful a weld can be! Alec Mueller Bradley-Bourbonnais High School and Jake Schafer, Herscher High School, tell their story of how designing this ship took them from the halls of KACC to the halls of the Illinois State . . . read more

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