Graduate Highlight - Justin Ferro Electrician Technician
Graduate Highlight - Justin Ferro

Do you want to start a career program but worry that your grades won't be good enough? Have you ever talked yourself out of applying to a job you would love because you lack previous experience? At Rockford Career College, we have been showing students their potential and assisting them in achieving their professional goals since 1862. Graduate Justin Ferro is just one of many former students who reached his dreams despite his uncertainties.

Graduate Highlight - Francisca Blanco-Moreno Medical Assistant
Graduate Highlight - Francisca Blanco-Moreno

How could you make your parents proud? Many of us have parents whose primary goal is for us to have a better life than they had. Some great ways to thank them for their efforts are to contribute to your community and improve life for future generations. For Francisca Blanco-Moreno, this meant starting a new career.

Graduate Highlight - Catherine Teleso Vet Tech
Graduate Highlight - Catherine Teleso

“Stay positive.” Catherine Teleso's advice may sound simple, but sometimes it is difficult to see past the problems of today. However, it was this motto that helped her progress through her coursework when life became challenging.

Graduate Highlight - Chase Robinson CNC
Graduate Highlight - Chase Robinson

What do you think of when you hear the word “success”? Maybe making financial gains or receiving a promotion come to mind. However, personal success is just as, if not more, important. Being able to exceed your own set standards and striving to continually improve are the marks of a truly successful individual. Wanting to achieve this kind of success is what brought Chase Robinson to Rockford Career College.

Graduate Highlight - Catherine Taylor Medical Billing and Coding
Graudate Highlight - Catherine Taylor

“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in—what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” —Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

Graduate Highlight - Christian Lopez Welding
Graduate Highlight - Christian Lopez

What is the most important factor for success? Many times, it's having the will to learn and put in effort. Knowledge could be taught, and skills could be developed, but willpower is something that nobody could give you. Christian Lopez knew this all too well when he tackled a new career field.