Perkins students from Ms. Bartlett’s and Ms. Osbornes reading and math classes do Earth Day presentation for Kindergarten classes at Prestonsburg elementary on Friday April 22, 2016. The classes did a collaborative lesson, that included the students working on the lesson plan, and activities. Perkins student Shaliyaah Griffin read the “I can save the Earth” [...]

Aaron Brown-20 arrived at the Charleston Job Corps Center on September 10, 2015 from the local area. He entered the carpentry trade under the direction of instructor, Tommy Fitzwater. Brown completed his trade, earned his high school diploma through the Penn Foster online program and received his driver’s license while enrolled in the program. Brown [...]

A few examples of students showing care and concern for others, and customer service skills: the HBI Trade came to the rescue to help get our Fountain up and running after a long winters nap. It needed leaves cleaned out and drained of water that had collected from winter snows. It needed refilled with clean [...]


April 28th, 2016

The Earth day Shirts were issued, the plants and mulch delivered, the gloves and tools brought out,, and a long standing tradition on the Atterbury Campus began as the “Green Army” emerged to not wage war, but to participate in a Battle to Beautify the Center for the 2016 Job Corps Earth Day. The center [...]

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Job Corps Success Story

April 28th, 2016

Exeter was pleased to welcome aboard new Outreach  & Admissions Counselor Mr. Derek A. LeDoux.  Here is Derek’s story in his own words…… “As an Exeter native and a Job Corps graduate, the atmosphere here is not unfamiliar to me.  About 8 years ago, I separated from this program after attaining both my high school diploma [...]

On Saturday, April 23rd, Exeter Job Corps students & staff participated in an Earth Day event to help their local community. Students worked with a local organization, Ministerial Road Preservation Association to clean up a local scenic road with other members of the extended community. Students were very excited to show their commitment to addressing [...]

After a long day of training, some want to nap.  Or eat.  Or chill. But the Alaska Job Corps Monday Running Club has mountains to climb.  And they love it. They have run up the Lazy Moose Trail and in Hatcher Pass.  They will run the Butte and Morgan Horse Trail.  There are plenty of [...]

As a part of Global Youth Service Days, the Alaska Job Corps students and staff cleaned up public spaces and neighborhoods near the center.  Winter debris and windworn trash was rescued from fence and tree lines and secured in garbage bags.  Within a two mile radius of the center, there is not a speck of [...]

Elijah Lamon, 19 year old student from Jacksonville FL, came to Perkins Job Corps in August, 2015. Elijah stated that when he was home he was not doing anything with his life, he stayed in the house mostly and didn’t like big crowds. He also stated that he didn’t have any independent living skills that [...]