TRIO Destination College - High School - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois
TRIO Destination College
High School
Jr High School


Contact Us
Lori Ohnesorge
Director of TRiO Destination College
Phone: 217-234-5048

Casey Harley
Outreach Advisor
Phone: 217-234-5047

Shannon Stuemke
Outreach Advisor
Phone: 217-234-5074

Jenny Figgins
Outreach Advisor
Phone: 217-238-8219

Joy Wohlman Boyce
Office Coordinator
Phone: 217-234-5003
Fax: 217-234-5437

Lake Land College
Workforce Development Center
305 Richmond Ave. East
Mattoon, IL 61938
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Do you want to go to college? Does getting there seem a bit overwhelming? We can help! We provide free assistance for students in our partnering schools to reach college. We even come to you! We meet monthly with students at their school. We also offer many other fun and helpful opportunities such as ACT prep classes, college campus visits, college prep nights, individual help, tutoring and much more. For more information call us or contact your school counselor. Don't wait, join today!

Monthly Club Meetings

Each month has a different topic! We get together at your high school and lead games and fun activities that follow our topic. What will next month's topic be?

College Visits

Have you ever been on a college campus? Each year, Destination College provides several opportunities to explore campuses in Illinois and neighboring states.

ACT Prep Classes

Are you prepared to take the ACT? In March, TRiO Destination College offers ACT classes on Saturdays. This year, they will be March 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. Be sure to sign up early to get a spot!

Class Advisement

Do you know what Classes are required to be fully prepared for college? DC advisors will review your transcripts with you to see what classes you still need to take in high school to be prepared for college. Here's a clue:

  • English - 4 years
  • Math - 3 years, including Algebra 1 and another higher level course such as Algebra II, geometry or data analysis and statistics
  • Science - 3 years, including at least two courses from biology, chemistry and physics
  • Social Studies - 3 years
  • Foreign Language - 2 years

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FormsInformation Update

FormsSuccess Plans

FormsTutoring Request Forms

FormsLake Land College Transportation Waiver

College Prep Resources FormsHow to Pay for College

FormsTo Do LIst by Each Grade Level

FormsHow to Select a College

Trio Links

Below are links to other TRiO programs that you may participate in when you go to college.

Forms Lake Land College TRiO Student Support Services

Forms Eastern Illinois University TRiO

Forms FAFSA Finacial Aid

Forms Fast Web Scholarship Information

February 22
Regional TRiO Day
Lake Land College
Time: TBA

March 1
ACT Prep Workshop
Time: 10:00-2:00

March 15
ACT Prep Workshop
Time: 10:00-2:00

March 22
ACT Prep Workshop
Time: 10:00-2:00

Important Dates
Calendar January 1

Start Filling out the FAFSA!!!

Calendar February 22
Regional TRiO Day
Lake Land College
Time: TBA

Calendar March 1
ACT Prep Workshop

Calendar March 8

ACT Prep Workshop

Calendar March 15

ACT Prep Workshop

Calendar March 22

ACT Prep Workshop

Calendar September 1
Early Admissions Deadlines

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Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Blvd.
Mattoon, IL 61938-9366
(217) 234-LAKE

Community Locations:
Eastern Region Center - Marshall, IL
Kluthe Center for Higher Education & Technology - Effingham, IL
Western Region Center - Pana, IL
Workforce Development Center - Mattoon, IL

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