More than 94 percent of Glenbrook South’s graduating class of 2012 is pursuing higher education this fall at 149 campuses throughout the nation and select parts of the world.
Oakton Community College, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Illinois at Chicago remain the top three college choices selected by the former Glenbrook South students.
Some of the other top selected colleges or universities include Illinois State, DePaul, Loyola, University of Missouri, Indiana University, Marquette, Miami (OH), Northern Illinois, Purdue, Lake Forest and University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Of the 94.2 percent of 2012 graduates attending college, 85 percent are in the Midwest – 61 percent of them in Illinois. Eight graduates are attending overseas in the following countries: England, Antigua, Korea, India, Israel, Poland and Scotland.
Ten have entered the military, one in Korea, seven have gone to work and another seven are taking a GAP year – two of those will be overseas.
Additionally, three graduates also enrolled in career/technical education and 27 reported that they are participating in college athletics.