ABC of Wilton recently wrapped up the second year of its Life Skills Program, which incorporates common-sense topics into the scholar curriculum, better preparing graduating students for the college experience and life\u2019s adult challenges. Each Life Skills topic was organized into an interactive workshop setting and delivered by subject matter experts who live in Wilton.\u201cThe Life Skills Program is a big game changer for the ABC scholars,\u201d said Christian Gilles, ABC of Wilton\u2019s president. \u201cWe spoke with ABC alumni and board members to make sure our topics were relevant to the kids and would be helpful today and post graduation.\u201dThose participating were: Leadership Camp Jewell \u2014 Michael Gordon, Middlebrook; Nutrition and Culinary \u2014 Tim LeBant, The SchoolHouse Restaurant; Get Organized \u2014 Dawn Reshen Doty; Myers Briggs Analysis and Impact \u2014 Ellen Byrne; Leadership and the Working World \u2014 Sue Johnson, Florene Kissy, GenRE; Resume Excellence \u2014 Susan Shaller; Banking 101 \u2014 Ann Mitrione, Bankwell; Faith Journey \u2014 Rev. Shannon White, Wilton Presbyterian Church; Personal Safety and Self Defense \u2014 Robert Olmedo, Olmedo Self Defense and staff; Swimming \u2014 Sarah Hagan, The Wilton Family Y; College and Beyond \u2014 Conor Brown, UNH; Maddie Kirchof, Miami University Farmer School; Graham Parsons, Dickinson. The program also benefited from food and merchandise sponsors including the Village Market, Wilton Pizza, CT Coffee, Marley\u2019s and the Wilton Sports Shop. \u00a0 \u00a0Anyone interested in participating in future Life Skills workshops is asked to visit the Lifeskills link at abcwilton.org.