Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center, Honoring our hero’s 11-11-2020. Every year on November 11th, citizens across the United States, Europe, and Great Britain pause, organize events and parades, and reserve time to commemorate veterans of all wars, particularly those who are still living. Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center currently proudly employs 7 veterans; [...]

Anthony Barrett, a recent Electrical graduate from Carl D. Perkins Job Corps (Perkins) is putting his training, and career plan into action by participating in a 4-year apprenticeship at Ken Houston Electric in Wilder, KY. Barrett joined Perkins in August of 2019 originally interested in completing the carpentry trade. He was the middle child of [...]

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Staff certify as Mental Health First Aid Trainers BY: Tiffany Fannin, BCL, CDPJCC During the month of September, 92 Carl D. Perkins Job Corps (CDPJCC) Staff increased their Mental Health Awareness by earning an 8-hour Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Certification. One staff member, Sara Maynard expresses “It really hit [...]

By: Tiffany Fannin. Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center celebrates Residential Advisor, Fran Fletcher’s 24 years of service. Center Director Mrs. Paulena Davis (pictured on right in Navy Blue), presented 24 year Residential Advisor retiree Ms.Fran Fletcher (left in white) with a plaque for her years of service at Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center. [...]

Congratulations to the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps (CDPJCC) Finance Team! Each year, Horizon’s Youth Services (HYS) hosts a friendly competition between the finance departments of the centers they operate. A total of 6 centers including Perkins were evaluated on Finance, Purchasing, Property, and Finance & Administration for the period covering July 1, 2019 through [...]

“Job Corps made me see that my past life didn’t matter. My past doesn’t control my life any longer. Job Corps showed me that there is always a chance to turn your life around for the greater good and make something out of your life, because life is to short to take for granted.” Jonathan [...]

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Counseling Department hosts donation drive for local community partner, St. Vincent Mission. After a month of collecting donations, the counseling department cheerfully delivered their contributions to the mission on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 on behalf of the staff of Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center. “We became aware of a [...]

Addition will help meet demand for advanced training Carl D. Perkins Job Corps is adding a second Advanced Security and Protective Services training program to its career technical training program options. This second program will help meet the high demand for Advanced Security and Protective Services training. Perkins Job Corps first offered the security advanced [...]

Perkins Job Corps security trainee Mercedes Day, applies her free time at home during distance learning, brightening other’s days by writing pen pal letters to senior care residents. After Day viewed a heartfelt request for pen pals on June 24th from Victorian Senior Care on face book, she felt the need to respond and began [...]

23 year old Beaufort, SC resident Tiffany Middleton, graduated the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Advanced Security and Protective Services program in July of 2017. During her security training at Perkins Job Corps, Middleton served as Student Government Association President, Dorm President, and earned herself 13 nationally recognized certifications. She began her career in corrections [...]