Five former Glen Mills students were inducted into the Bulls For Life Wall of Fame on June 22nd prior to the Educational Awards Ceremony.
Attorney Pasquel “Pat” Lee, motivational speaker and finance manager Kareem Williams, Department of Corrections Project Manager Gary Gilchrest, We Make Real Music Inc. CEO and co-founder Antong Lucky, and West Chester University graduate Alexander Casillas were recognized. Mr. Casillas was honored posthumously and has a scholarship named in his honor.
Pat Lee- 1990 Glen Mills Schools graduate, has studied at Dallas Community College, East Texas State University, Ohio State University College of Law, and Mercer University’s National Criminal Defense College. Manages Pasquel Lee and Associates PLLC.
“Earning my GED here was the start of everything for me,” Lee said. “The people at Glen Mills will not give up on you but you need initiative on your own as well.”
Kareem Williams- earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Cheyney University in Business Management and earned an M.B.A. in Finance from Strayer University. Spreads his “Positive Vibes Only” message as a motivational speaker and recently published his first book Step Aside: A Simple and Effective Guide for Helping You Get Out of Your Own Way.
Gary Gilchrest- earned Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Master’s Degree in Instructional Technologies from Bloomsburg University. Developed training for the Navy’s Top Gun School and worked in IT in Washington, D.C, where he managed the implementation of touch screen voting in several states. Currently a Project Manager with the Department of Corrections and a player mentor to the Bloomsburg University football team.
“You need to be focused on what you want to achieve,” Gilchrest told a large group of students.
Antong Lucky- became Program Director of Vision Regeneration, has been recognized for his work in the community through a variety of awards, serves on several boards, and is CEO and co-founder of WMRM. He is also a bail bondsman.
“I go around the country and speak at schools,” Lucky explained. “There is no school in the country that will give you what Glen Mills will. Understand that.”
Alexander Casillas- captain of national champion powerlifting team at Glen Mills and graduated from West Chester University with a degree in Elementary Education. Was a valuable and beloved Glen Mills staff member before his passing.
“Alex was and continues to be an inspiration to all of us here at Glen Mills,” staff member Jeff Hill said.
PHOTO: From left to right- Pat Lee, Antong Lucky, Kareem Williams, and Gary Gilchrest.