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Lincoln's ChalleNGe Academy

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: Danville NG Armory (Serves Kankakee & Iroquois Counties)
22979 N. Nowman Ave
Danville, IL 61834
Phone: 217.892.1328
  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 212 W. Borman
Rantoul, IL 61866
Phone: 217.892.1328
Toll Free Phone: 800.851.2166
Email: tanya.johnson4@ng.army.mil
Website: http://www.lincolnschallenge.org/
  Service Profile:
Service/program name: Lincoln's Challenge
Description: Offers 17 months of skills training to high school drop-outs between the ages of 16-18. It provides an opportunity for high school drop-outs to acquire a G.E.D., a two-year scholarship to any Illinois community college, and money toward school or work expenses at no cost to the cadet or to the cadet's family. The cadets live, work, and study at the campus in Rantoul for the first five and a half months, learning self-dicipline, responsibility, and leadership skills.
  General Information:
Description: Offers 17 months of skills training to high school drop-outs between the ages of 16-18, including an opportunity to acquire a G.E.D.
The Lincoln's ChalleNGe Academy is run by active members of the Illinois National Guard and retired military personnel. All instructors are certified teachers, and program counselors are qualified and experienced professionals.
Territory/Geographical area: Kankakee & Iroquois Counties

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