Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center

Perkins students Keana Davis, Quadre Brown, Ines Kibukayire, and Elizabeth Sheer assist 4-H with Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) camps June 8, and June 9, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps students assisted the Floyd County Extension office with their annual summer 4-H STEM camps. The camps are held at various locations throughout the [...]

The Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center assisted with the 31st Big Sandy Senior Games that were held at Dewey Dam on Friday May 20, 2017. This is the 10th year that the center has assisted with the games. Students always states this is one of their favorite events to work. Students assisted the Olympians [...]

Career Transition specialists meet with students nearing completion Kentucky Career Transition specialists were on center recently to meet with the Carl D. Perkins Career Transitional Readiness coordinators to discuss job opportunities for students who will soon be graduating. The CTS staff, out of Lexington, KY, also met with the Kentucky students who soon will be [...]

On May 23, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center was recognized by the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce with a special “Thank You” award during the chamber’s annual banquet. Perkins Job Corps was recognized for its outstanding support and contributions to the Floyd County community. The students and staff of Carl D. Perkins Job [...]

From Drugs to College Graduate. These are the words from Carl D. Perkins Job Corps student Jonathan Day. Day entered the Job Corp program after seeing a commercial about Job Corps. Day said, he had been praying for god to give him an answer to his prayers, he was struggling drug addiction , not working [...]

On May 12, 2017 the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps held its Spring graduation ceremony. Perkins had twenty one students that participated in the graduation ceremony, and had many family and friends travel to share their big day. Perkins was honored to have Commissioner of Workplace Standards for the state of Kentucky Mr. Ervin Dimeny. [...]

May -6 the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Security & Protective Services students had a chance of a lifetime to work at the KY Derby. The Derby is one of the most prestigious and popular sporting events held. Students left for Louisville on Wednesday May 3, with Perkins chaperones Ms. Tracy Kute and Jeana McKenzie, [...]

On Saturday April 8, Carl D. Perkins “Youth2Youth” Student Ambassadors assisted the city of Prestonsburg with their 2nd annual Easter Egg Hunt. Student ambassadors from the Culinary, Office Administration, and Security & Protective Services career technical training programs worked many jobs during the event. Students assisted with parking, outreach at the Perkins table, manning the [...]

Floyd County Emergency response officials along with several other counties participated in a mock earthquake, rupturing a 20-inch gas line near Prestonsburg Elementary School, causing an explosion. Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Security Students assisted with the mock drill, on Wednesday April 5, Students arrived early at the Floyd County Rescue Squad to prepare for [...]

Thursday , April 5 Frank Moreau from Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC) from Louisville, KY came to do orientation with Security & Protective Services Advanced Training and Basic Students for the upcoming KY Derby and KY Oaks event. The Derby and the Oaks is held in Louisville, KY at Churchill Downs, will have spectators from all [...]