Boxelder Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center

This story aired on KOTA Television July 25, 2012, Story by Abby Carter. A transcript of the story may be found here. (Above: Leland Fryer, student disassembles railing on existing deck to allow clearance for wheelchair ramp) A double dose of community service was given Wednesday in Box Elder when the Job Corps partnered with [...]

Story originally posted on NeighborWorks Dakota Home Resources blog. Reposted with permission. (Pictured Above L to R: Carpentry Instructor Lance Steinberg, Leland Fryer, Brandon Olson, Richard Cameron, David Carabetta, Sam Sheffer and BCL Jeff Hayward) NeighborWorks® Dakota Home Resources Revive 5 event overflowed into Box Elder, positively impacting disabled veteran and long time Box Elder resident [...]

Originally aired June 13, 2012 on KEVN, Black Hills Fox television, story by Zach Nugent. Video may be found here. Photo: Dave Renli (Sioux Empire Safety Village) explains the dangers of distracted driving to Brandon Olson as Dustin Boyter and Mason Whirlwind look on. Distracted driving is not a new problem in South Dakota but [...]

Recently, Chef Dave Levesque, Culinary Arts Instructor at the Boxelder Job Corps was recognized by the South Dakota Chapter of the American Culinary Federation. Mr. Levesque was interviewed by South Dakota Public Broadcasting, which may be heard here. Below is an article originally published by the Rapid City Journal, story by Mary Garrigan. This news article [...]

The story originally published in the Rapid City Journal on May 7, 2012, written by David Montgomery. Original story may be found here. Local youth gained important career skills, and helped fix up a Black Hills landmark over the past two weeks. Old buildings at the Black Hills Playhouse on Custer State Park now have [...]

This story was published in the Rapid City Journal on May 2, 2012. Original Story can be found here. Eight Boxelder Job Corps students donated their time to plant more than 200 plants and flowers at the Hills Apartment complex on Spring Creek Road in Deadwood to alleviate erosion issues. The Hills Apartments are income-based [...]

Originally aired on KEVN Black Hills Fox, March 21, 2012. Story by Brendyn Medina. http://www.blackhillsfox.com/2012/03/21/Box-Elder-students-get-some-real-work-experience A handful of local students are gaining some hands-on experience and the work they’re doing is going to a good cause in the Northern Hills. Students in the painting program at the Box Elder Job Corps have been working for the [...]

Originally aired on KNBN News Center 1, March 21, 2012. Story by Danielle Grossman. http://www.newscenter1.tv/stories/11222.aspx Many people are probably thinking about heading to pool with these warms temperatures in the Black Hills, but one group of students isn’t thinking about swimming in a pool, their actually volunteering their time to refurbish one. Darrion Rouse is [...]

Written by Brad Hershey, Fire Crew Squad Boss For the past couple of months Boxelder Job Corps handcrew members have being getting some hands on learning in the forest. The crew has been working with North Zone firefighters on various project sites as well as controlled burns throughout the northern Black Hills. So far one [...]

This news story was originally published by the Capital Journal, written by Justin Joiner.  The original article can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/6tetyys South Dakota is one step ahead of President Barack Obama’s proposal that all states raise the drop-out age to 18.  In Tuesday’s State of the Union speech, Obama said students who are not [...]