Futures - VVSD Alumni
  • Stephannie Wade - Bolingbrook High School, Class of 1999

    Stephannie Wade (Bolingbrook HS ’99) is a Literature Teacher at Bolingbrook HS, specifically teaching Freshman Honors Literature and African-American Literature. Stephannie began her teaching career in 2006 and holds a master’s degree in reading and literacy from Benedictine University.

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  • Ariel Massengale - Bolingbrook High School, Class of 2011

    Ariel Massengale (Bolingbrook HS ’11) is Asst. Women’s Basketball Coach & Recruiting Coordinator at Lipscomb University in Nashville TN. Ariel earned her bachelor’s degree in sport management while playing at the University of Tennessee, then her master’s in sport administration as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Mississippi.

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  • Adam Hill - Romeoville High School, Class of 1998

    Adam Hill (Romeoville HS ’98) is a Music Teacher and Director of Percussion at Romeoville HS and is also a renowned percussionist in his own right. He is the founder and executive director of Pioneer Indoor, a marching percussion ensemble. Mr. Hill is also the current director of the Chicago Bulls “Stampede” Drumline.

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  • Ernest Benion, Jr. - Romeoville High School, Class of 1992

    Pastor Ernest Benion, Jr. (Romeoville HS ’92) is the Pastor of the Church of God in Ontario CA. After graduating from RHS, he attended the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and became the first Black Illini athlete to win an NCAA title when he won the 158 lb. class at the 1995 NCAA Wrestling Championship.

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  • Andrew Carlson - Romeoville High School, Class of 1991

    Capt. Andrew Carlson (Romeoville HS ’91) is the Commanding Officer of the USS Zumwalt, one of the most technologically advanced ships in the U.S. Navy. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1995, he earned a Master’s degree in Astronautical Engineering and a diploma from the Naval College of Command and Staff.

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  • Dee Avelar - Bolingbrook High School, Class of 2005

    Rep. Dee Avelar (Bolingbrook HS ’05) is the Illinois General Assembly Representative for the 85th District. Born in Quito, Ecuador, her family moved to Bolingbrook when she was 12. She has dedicated her life to advancing pro-immigrant policies and programs. Dee proudly became a naturalized U.S. Citizen in April, 2016.

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  • Tuf Borland - Bolingbrook High School, Class of 2016

    Tuf Borland (Bolingbrook HS ‘16) is only the second ever three-time captain of The Ohio State University football team. He earned his degree in Human Development in Family Science, in December 2019 and will pursue a career in professional football. Tuf has accepted an invitation to participate in the Senior Bowl All-Star Game.

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