K-9 demonstration at RLC Warrior Fest

Du Quoin Police Officer Clay McDonnough, RIGHT, and his K9 Booker, provide a demonstration for attendees at RLC’s Warrior Fest Saturday afternoon. During the presentation, McDonnough talked about Booker’s training, along with safety precautions for onlookers. (ReAnne Palmer / RLC Public Information)

Criminal Justice Calls in the Dogs

INA, IL – United States Army Staff Sargent Brian Koester, right, and Private First Class Johnathan Sanchez, left, presented to several of Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Ron Meek’s classes throughout the day on Thursday. Criminal Justice students were able to ask a wide variety of questions about the training of canine units and the officers that handle them.
(Reece Rutland / RLC Public Information)


INA, Ill. – United States Army Staff Sargent Brian Koester, left, and Private First Class Johnathan Sanchez, background, supervise and coach RLC Criminal Justice Student Jon Zeman (McLeansboro) during a practical demonstration of their K9s training in subduing a suspect. The military personnel were on hand Thursday to talk to criminal justice students about the ins and outs of a military canine unit.
(Reece Rutland / RLC Public Information)

Corum Shares Legal Experience With RLC Students

INA, IL – Champaign County Public Defender Stephanie Corum, right, visits Rend Lake College Associate Professor of Business Mark Jornd’s Legal and Social Issues in Business class to offer students first-hand information from the front lines of legal proceedings. Corum talked about some of her most prolific cases, answered student questions and talked about her journey to become a public defender. (Reece Rutland / RLC Public Information)

See You at the Pole: Central Junior High School

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See You at the Pole: FCHS

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See You at the Pole: Sesser-Valier Schools

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See You at the Pole: Benton High School

See You at the Pole: Thompsonville Schools

RC’s in the hangar at the Warbirds Over Rend Lake

Dozens of radio controlled aircraft came to Rend Lake College over the weekend to participate in the 24th Annual Warbirds Over Rend Lake event, hosted by the Rend Lake RC Club. This year’s event was special, as it was the first event to take place on the newly completed RLC flying field. After completing the first official flight on the new field, RLC President Terry Wilkerson, center, and RLC Unmanned Aircraft Systems Instructor Chris Edwards, second to left, took time to speak with event participants and learn more about the equitment used. (Reece Rutland, Rend Lake College Public Information)

24th annual Warbirds Event at Rend Lake College

INA, IL – Rend Lake College President Terry Wilkerson, center, stands with members of the Rend Lake RC Club at the 24th Annual Warbirds over Rend Lake event, the first official flying event held at the newly completed flying field on the east side of the RLC campus. Other neighboring clubs helped the Rend Lake RC Club break in their new home as well as several other organizations with some coming as far as Colorado to participate. (Reece Rutland, Rend Lake College Public Information.

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