D211 Post: Board Recognizes Student-Soldier
The Township High School District 211 Board of Education recognized William Fremd High School senior Emilly Rojas-Cantu, who is currently enlisted in the United States Army Reserve during their general business meeting December 12.
Pvt. Rojas-Cantu, a supply specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 330th Medical Brigade, enlisted through the Army’s split-option program. The program allowed her to complete her basic combat training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina during the summer between her junior and senior year. After she graduates, Rojas-Cantu will complete her career training at Fort Lee, Virginia.
Rojas-Cantu said she plans to attend either the University of Illinois or Illinois State University where she will pursue a degree in Elementary Education, all while continuing her service in the Army Reserves.
If you are a District 211 graduate or a student currently serving in the Armed Forces, please contact the District’s Public Relations office at 847-755-6631 to be recognized by the Board of Education at an upcoming meeting.