Universal Technical Institute: 

After the death of his parents, UTI-Lisle graduate, P.J. Whipson, is raising money to attend an elite auto-repair program: 

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“My motivator is pretty much just my past life,” said Whipson, now 20, of Crystal Lake. “It was pretty rough … my mom being sick all the time. My brother and I were taking care of her. Things were tough with money and food. I don’t want my family to deal with that. UTI is a leading national trade school providing training for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians. In 50 years, its schools have graduated more than 190,000 technicians, according to its website.”

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Daily Herald, “Crystal Lake grad raising funds to attend elite auto repair program,” September 2, 2015