Congratulations to Carl D. Perkins Security and Protective Services student Jabori Lattimore, who through perseverance and hard work, has achieved his goal of enlisting in the military. Lattiimore is heading to Fort Jackson, SC, for basic training in the U.S. Army, and will work as a unit supply specialist in the Army with the realization [...]

Perkins SGA and Y2Y Student Ambassadors are Frank Rivera, Jamon Ritter, Jean Beaulier, and Judeler Noel Petit after the project was complete. Judeler Noel Petit serving hot chocolate to students during Monday Morning Assembly for kindness day November 13, 2017. Y2Y and SGA also celebrated kindness day on November 13, during the Monday Morning center [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services kicks off Kindness Week during Monday Business Meeting. Y2Y Ambassador Robert Battice announced the purpose and read suggested acts of kindness. Here are a few ideas: *Promote positive energy in your interactions with others *Perform a random act of kindness for someone, like holding open [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services (HYS) for the Dept. of Labor held its annual student and staff holiday luncheon on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Food services prepared the meal under the leadership of Thomasina McKinney, Food Services Manager. The meal included the following: Meats-Turkey, Cornish Hens, Roast Beef and Apple [...]

Men’s Conference at Potomac JCC

November 16th, 2017

On Tuesday, November 14th, Potomac JCC hosted a men’s conference for all male students.  The conference was hosted by Recreation Specialist/Sports Coach, Mr. Myron Jones and Student Personal Assistant, Mr. Julius Penn.  The event was Emceed by Potomac student Darrell Nightingale.  The event lasted the duration of a normal training day on center and focused [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps graduate Chester Epperson visited MJCC students and staff at MJCC on November 14th as he headed back home to Humbolt, TN, driving his 18 wheeler from Indianapolis after taking a load there for the company he works for Max Trans. Chester graduated from MJCC with his welding certificate and switched to CDL [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center donates ten picnic tables made by students of the welding trade to the City of Hartford, Kentucky to contribute to the city’s “trail town” initiative. Heavy industry trades students at MJCC have been working closely with the city of Hartford for the majority of 2017 to assist the city council [...]

Discuss career opportunities with Security students Correction Officers Boone and Music from the Fayette County Detention Center in Lexington, KY, recently met with Security & Protective Services students at Carl D. Perkins Job Corps to inform them about the requirements needed to be a corrections officer at the detention center and the demands of the [...]

Cleveland SGA Leadership Conference Student leaders from the Cleveland Job Corps Center joined SGA delegates from 10 other centers for the Fall 2017 Horizons SGA Leadership Conference Oct. 24-27 near Harrisonburg, VA. The conference, held twice a year at Camp Horizons, combines low and high ropes challenge initiatives, classroom sessions and team assignments to teach [...]

Tracy Osborne Clay, registered apprenticeship program coordinator from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet, recently visited Carl D. Perkins Job Corps to train several staff from the Perkins Job Corps and other Job Corps centers in Kentucky, Kentucky Outreach/Career Transition staff from Lexington and Louisville offices, and Horizons Youth Services corporate staff. As part of the training, [...]