Carl D. Perkins Advanced Security & Security Students set out early on Friday March 10, 2017 to make their way to Nashville, Tenn for a once in a life time opportunity. Students were hired by Tipton Staffing out of Lexington, KY to provide security for the SEC Men’s basketball tournament. Students worked a twelve hour [...]

Students work overtime assisting in lake clean up at Jenny Wiley State Park. Students form the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Security & Protective Services Class worked the week of March 13th going out on boats to clean up debris from the lake shore at Jenny Wiley State Park. Students retrieved anything from tires, coolers, [...]

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Blue Ridge Job Corps was honored to host artist and former nurse Ms. Nancy Johnson.  Ms. Johnson was raised in Meadowview VA and grew up in segregated rural Virginia.  Her paintings focus on black history and she paints them in a folk-art style with her own unique style featuring butterflies, [...]

More than 50 students from the Alaska Job Corps Center walked the talk against violence in Alaska at the Choose Respect March held in Wasilla on Thursday, March 23. During the march, the students led with a “Choose Respect” banner and carried multiple posters proclaiming everything from “You are loved” to “Choose love” and “Stop [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center welcomed president Pete Calvo, Horizons Youth Services during All Staff Training, March 24, 2017 to provide corporate and updates on the Job Corps program. Several training topics were presented from management staff. CJCC welcomed presenter Dale Petry, Director at Kanawha County Homeland Security & Emergency Management to discuss disaster preparedness [...]

The career services department sponsored author Tom Pace on center to speak to the students for motivation, mentoring and encouragement during an all student assembly Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. in the center gymnasium. All new students receive the book, Mentor, The Kid & The CEO by Tom Pace with Walter Jenkins. Pace [...]

Over the last year, a group of hard-working students from the Electrical, Carpentry and Building Construction Technology trades at the Alaska Job Corps Center in Palmer united as a team to complete a 6000 square foot remodel of the Bureau of Land Management Campbell Tract Facility in Anchorage, Alaska. This is the largest, and longest, [...]

Justin Ruetschi, Instructor Charles Chaney, Caleb Dunning, and Justin Harris Going on a camping trip is such an exciting adventure, but when planning those special family trips, you have to ensure the site is safe.  Often times at campsites, Mother Nature can take its toll on structure and appearance.  At Lake Malone State Park in [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center Youth-2-Youth Club decided to have a little fun while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Friday, March 17th. Mr. Trevor Periard, Y2Y staff advisor went all out dressed as a leprechaun, passed out gold chocolate coins to students during lunch, and wished everyone with the luck of the Irish.  Students were [...]

On Thursday, March 9th, John G.Dills,  Staff Sargeant/Military Recruiter for the United States Army pulled into the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center driving an interactive semi-trailer.  At first, the students thought it was a former student visiting to show off his new truck; but little did they know, they were about to learn about the Army’s [...]