By Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center Student Government Association members took time to coordinate snow cones on center for a very hot day on center. The Washington DC Metropolitan area has been dealing with a heat advisory warning. Students and staff have been informed by the center director and the news channels to drink [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps softball team finishes the season undefeated in the conference play this season. When Cody Perry, the Director of Center Life and MJCC head coach, was asked what he thought about this season, he said, “I’ve been blessed to be the head coach at the MJCC for the last 8 years. I’ve worked [...]

Danielle Marshall, who is currently a resident in Lexington, KY, is native of Lake City, FL, where she was raised by her mother, in a single parent household. Danielle also resided in Cedar Park for a portion of her life, a neighborhood in Lake City that was not conducive to seeing young people emerge and [...]

Each summer, the Smyth County Teaching Alternative Program (TAP) provides a summer enrichment program for youth in our county. This included continued learning throughout the months when school isn’t in session, as well as other activities such as arts and crafts, swimming, and more. Physical, occupational, and speech therapy are also provided to the children [...]

Muhlenberg had its Summer Graduation on June 27th. This graduation class showcased 25 students with several being awarded for their work effort while on campus. Tracy Marks and Michael Voss were mentioned as the two who have been accepted to advance training with another job corps. This class had four students that have enlisted in [...]

Every year Horizon Youth Services (HYS) has a safety competition. The competition is based on Safety Committee meetings, Student Satisfaction Surveys, Safety Committee Inspections, and drills, along with several other factors. The Muhlenberg Job Corps won 1st place this year and for the last four years. Muhlenberg Job Corps Safety Officer, Susan Lyons said, “Safety [...]

By Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center celebrated an early 4th of July Holiday event for students, staff, and instructors. The celebration was organized to help students enjoy themselves amongst peers and staff.  The celebration included buffet style food barbecued for everyone, refreshments, basketball, and music provided for those who dare to show their artistic style of dance. [...]

Hometown: Painesville, Ohio Center: Cleveland Job Corps Enrollment Dates: 10/22/18 – 05/31/19 Career Area: Nursing Assistant Employer: Wickliffe Country Place Position: State Tested Nursing Assistant After graduating from Harvey High School, Shakia Smith began working in a factory as a Molding Operator. Feeling like she was in a dead-end job with no future, Shakia decided Job [...]

Saturday, May 4, 2019, the Cleveland Job Corps hosted a community basketball game, Hoopin’ for Justice, with the Black Shield Police Association and firefighters from the Vanguards, Famicos Foundation, ICONS, AirCuts & Day Spa and the local community. The Cleveland Police Foundation and the City of Cleveland’s Community Relations Board partnered with the Cleveland Job [...]

Name: Jermaine Richey Age: 21 Region: Chicago Hometown: Cleveland HSD/GED: Penn Foster Enrollment: July 23, 2018 Graduation: June 5, 2019 Trade: State Tested Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, Serve Safe and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Employer: Excel Home Health Care Position: Home Health Aide Before enrolling into the Cleveland Job Corps Jermaine attended John Adams High School [...]