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Sands recognized at Kankakee Area Career Center

October 28, 2015

Central High School senior Jared Sands was recently named Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) Student of the Quarter in fire and rescue.

Sands is a second-year fire and rescue student and received the award on the recommendation of his teacher Mr. Leeson. Mr. Leeson’s recommendation was based on grades. attendance and employability skills displayed in the classroom. Sands is now eligible to be nominated at student of the year in fire and rescue and KACC Student of the Year, which comes with a scholarship award.

The student of the year will be announced at the KACC awards night in May.

Sands works at Meier Brothers Tire Service in Ashkum and volunteers at the Chebanse Township Fire Department. After graduation, Sands plans on attending the fire academy followed by two years at Kankakee Community College.

Sands is the son of Curtis and Susan Sands, of Clifton.

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