Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center

On August 17, Carl D. Perkins celebrated National Commencement Day along with 124 other Job Corps Centers across the nation. Many friends and family attended the ceremony along with Adam Rice, field rep for Congressman Hal Rogers, and Dr. Chandra Varia attended as guest speakers for the event. Rice praised the graduates for being courageous and [...]

Office administration students at the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps recently helped others at the Warco Housing Complex in Langley, KY by teaching skills learned in their career technical training class on center. On July 17, the Perkins Job Corps Office Administration students assisted residents with basic computer skills such as setting up emails and [...]

Amanda Short, found out about the Perkins Job Corps Program, and contacted staff to learn more. Amanda knew that in order to provide a better life for her 3 children she would have to make a change. Amanda completed the enrollment requirements and began her journey to get her high school diploma, and Certified Nurses [...]

Students get valuable job experience at high profile event Not many young people can say they were within arm’s reach of the pop sensation Taylor Swift, however 30 students from the Security & Protective Services class at the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps can. Students from the class provided security for the Taylor Swift “Reputation [...]

During the months of May and  June, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps worked with the KY State Police to assist with training students and staff. Both the Security & Protective Services and Office Administration Classes received training on Cyber security, departmental procedures, following policy, crime scene investigation, taking good and accurate information, and professionalism. KY [...]

On Thursday, June 7, Perkins Youth2Youth Student Ambassadors along with their staff sponsor Jimmie Wilson, assisted the Floyd County Housing Authority with their annual Summer Block Party held at the Warco Housing, in Langley, KY. Several Community Partners along with Perkins set up tables with helpful resources for the residents living at Warco. The Perkins [...]

Carl D. Perkins students celebrate Older American Month with area residents. Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nations observance of older Americans Month. This year, Carl D. Perkins Job Corps got involved by working with the Riverview Nursing home in Prestonsburg, KY. Students visited the center [...]

Perkins Office Administration students along with their instructor Melissa Morrison assisted the Big Sandy Area Development district with their annual big Sandy Senior Olympics on Friday May 18, at Dewey Lake in Prestonsburg, KY. Nearly 300 Seniors turned out for the event from the Big Sandy Region. the Perkins students assisted with games such as [...]

Carl Perkins security students training at Churchill Downs Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Advanced Security & Security Students arrived at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY on May 2nd, to prepare for the upcoming KY Derby. Students went through several training at Churchill Downs, one in particular was the new Metal Detectors that have been added [...]

Pictured left to right: Peter Calvo, President Horizons Youth Services, Jodi Asby, BCL Muhlenberg Job Corps, Congressman Thomas Massie, Jimmie Wilson, BCL Carl D. Perkins Job Corps, Janette Sweeney, BCL Whitney Young Job Corps, and Sandra Catalin, President InSights Training Group. Perkins Job Corps Business Community Liaison (BCL) joined other Kentucky BCL’s and Horizons Youth Services [...]