Kittrell rolls out the red carpet to welcome new enrollees to the program on May 18, 2016.

On May 12, 2016 Medical Administrative Assistant  (MAA) students Jada Hawkins and Kala Bridges, along with Joan Robinson BCL Director, volunteered two hours to assist the Disable American Veteran (DAV) and the Golden Corral Restaurant with its Support Our  Veteran Fundraiser . The fundraiser was held to send veterans’ children to Camp Corral in June [...]

On May 11, 2016 Eaton Johnson Middle School EOG Test Coordinator, Sharon Turner visited Kittrell Job Corps Center and provided Proctor Workshop Training for students who will assist with school End of Grade Test scheduled for May 24-25, 2016. During the workshop Ms. Turner discussed and shared the Proctor’s Guide outline, duties and responsibilities of [...]

Nursing Assistant Trade students attended an Employment Workshop, sponsored by HealthCare Options on May 11th. The event was coordinated by Joan Robinson, BCL, and Johnathan Faulcon, Nursing Assistant Instructor. A Work-Based Learning (WBL) partnership was established for the students in the Nursing Assistant Trade. This agency can also provide home WBL opportunities for students from [...]

Felicitas Perez-Rodriguez transferred to TCU Advanced Training Program at the Gary Job Corps Center to begin her eight month training in Customer Service on May 17th. After completion, she will start internship at United Airlines.  She enrolled at Kittrell in July 21, 2015 and met all requirements to become a graduate. While enrolled, she obtained [...]

0n May 11, 2016 the Midnight Blue Martial Arts Academy joined Kittrell Job Corps Center in it’s Asian History Month celebration. Judy Stainback, 3rd Dan, shared information on   Asian history, including history of the country, population, culture and the origins of martial arts. Owner, Master Kimberly Gupton, introduced the Martial Arts Instructors and students as [...]

Van Iang and Liberata Muhawenimana want to become more fluent in English. So they are going to attend English as a Second Language classes at Joliet Junior College. The twice-weekly sessions are developed for people who have language barriers and test at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Van was born in Burma and now lives [...]

There are several things to remember when using a fire extinguisher, Safety Officer Morgan McFarland told a group of Security Students on May 18. To make that easier, she asked each of them to explain the acronym “PASS.” Student Juwan Hazle knew the answer. “Pull, aim, squeeze, sweep,” he said. Ms. McFarland was teaching a [...]

The Joliet Job Corps Center’s Student Government Association held an inauguration ceremony on May 18. To celebrate the occasion, the Center’s staff sponsored an inauguration dinner for the new SGA officers. The event began with the posting of the colors. Then Security Instructor Charles Betts led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. Social Development [...]

The Joliet Job Corps Center celebrated the dedication on May 18 of the Y2Y Peace Garden. “It is our hope that this garden will be a place of peace and serenity for all who enter it,” said Quentin Sanders, one of the Y2Y Ambassadors. “May it be a place of unity for those who are [...]