On Tuesday December 18th, the staff at the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center dressed up in their black and white attire, and transformed the café into a five star restaurant. The tables and chairs dawned black tablecloths with black chair covers with green sashes, with red napkins and holiday center pieces completing the look, so the [...]

  On Thursday December 11, 2014 the Student Personnel Department held their annual Holiday Store for the students. The Holiday was started a few years ago, as part of the centers standard of conduct for promoting and recognizing positive behavior on center. Throughout the month of November students have the opportunity to earn SPO Bucks’ [...]

Friday December 12, 2015 Students from the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center along with Business Community Liaison Jimmie Slone dressed up in their Santa Hats ready to hit the streets of Prestonsburg for their annual Christmas parade. Students  singing Christmas Carols, while also promoting the program, that will celebrating 50 years of existence in [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center’s Medical Office Support class had the opportunity to have Shonna Galloway, Director of Provider Services from the Muhlenberg Community Hospital as guest speaker. Galloway who has worked in the health care industry for over twenty six years shared how rewarding the health care industry can be. She informed the students [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center is more than an educational program, it’s more than a training program, and it’s a program that enjoys giving back to their community. The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center has a club called the Bulldog Angels which was developed for the sole purpose to give back. The club hosts Friday jean [...]

On October 31, 2011 Patrice Howard enrolled into Muhlenberg Job Corps program in Greenville, Kentucky. During her enrollment she successfully completed The Pharmacy Tech and Medical Office Support trades. Upon completion of the program in 2013, she decided to enroll into the advanced training Transportation Communications Union (TCU)/IAM program at the Potomac Job Corps Center. [...]

Azel Walls is 22 years old from Charleston, WV. He arrived at the Charleston Job Corps Center on November 11, 2013. Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) is operated by Horizons Youth Services for the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Azel was a graduate of Mountaineer Challenge Academy before entering the program with his GED. He completed [...]

Students from the Jacksonville Job Corps Center had an amzaing opportunity to share thoughts and concerns with Congresswoman Corrine Brown and State Senator Audrey Gibson.  Congresswoman Corrine Brown is a long time supporter of the Job Corps program.  The students thanked her for her support and ask that she continue to support the program to [...]

Friday December 5th, families , friends and staff where honored to see Twenty-Five  Perkins students walk across the stage and receive their High School Diplomas and trade certificates. Thirty family members, several who drove hundreds of miles, to see their children graduate.  After the graduation, students and their families got to attend a special reception held in their [...]

Thursday December 4th, Perkins hosted their Center Industry Council meeting, with fifteen council members in attendance. Council members got to hear updates from each trade, and give their input on specific center industry skill. The reason the meeting is so vital for the center, that they receive the expert advice from employers on the skills that [...]