TRiO Talent Search

TRiO Talent Search is an outreach program of information, educational enhancement and support. The program assists low-income, and/or first generation, potential college-bound students in grades six through twelve in the following schools: Kankakee High School, Kankakee Junior High School, Kennedy Middle Grade School, King Middle Grade School, St. Anne Community High School.

The program is administered at KCC through a U.S. Department of Education grant. Six hundred students are served in the TRiO Talent Search program each school year.

Services offered through Educational Talent Search are free and include:

  • Counseling on academic and career planning
  • Education on life skills
  • Opportunities for tutoring
  • Presentations on financial aid
  • Information on college admissions requirements
  • Help finding college scholarships
  • Exposure to cultural events
  • Summer enrichment experience

Is TRiO Talent Search right for YOU?

TRiO Talent Search Application

Medication/Insurance Form

TRiO Field Trip Guidelines

Office hours

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Phone

815-802-8570

Staff

Jamal Hawkins
Director
815-802-8562
jhawkins@kcc.edu

Cierra Davis
Assistant Director
815-802-8565
cdavis@kcc.edu

Akilah Stewart
Coordinator
815-802-8569
astewart@kcc.edu

Keisha Smith
Coordinator
815-802-8574
keishasmith@kcc.edu

Barb Bills
Administrative Assistant
815-802-8567
bbills@kcc.edu