Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps 2016  graduate Rushoy Brown thanks Perkins Job Corps Program for a second chance in  life. Rushoy Brown from Miami FL, enrolled in the Job Corps program in 2014, to complete his high school and the Security & Protective Services Program. Rushoy worked hard and completed everything he set out to do at the [...]

Lt. Governor Hampton talking with Culinary Students during lunch and in the Office Administration Class. The Perkins Job Corps Center had the opportunity to host a visit from Kentucky Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton. Lt. Governor Hampton visited the center on Friday April 6 from 9:00-1:00. Lt. Governor Hampton spent the day visiting classrooms, touring the [...]

The carpentry class at Carl D. Perkins Job Corps, taught by Jeffery Daniels, took on an unusual project to assist a group of area quilting club members who wanted a Kentucky Start quilt clock for the front of the Floyd County Extension Office. That office is home to the quilting club’s weekly meetings. The blue [...]

On Thursday March 22, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Youth2Youth (Y2Y) students held a Candlelight Vigil in Downtown Prestonsburg for those4 who have been affected by violence. The event was to coincide with National Youth Violence Prevention week. The students worked hard to prepare for the event, while also presenting information on what Y2Y [...]

Prestonsburg, KY March 2, 2018. Students from the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center held a classroom reading event with students at Porter Elementary on March 2, 2018 to celebrate the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day 2018. Perkins also held a book drive, and received a nice  selection of books that they were [...]

Perkins Job Corps holds Spring College/Career Fair The rain did not keep the fifty-two employers and colleges from showing up for the Perkins Spring College/Career Day, on Thursday March 1st. This has become a yearly event at the center one in the fall and spring. This year’s event was the largest yet. The center also [...]

Perkins Advanced Security graduate Marvin Lockett, 24 years old from Louisville, KY stopped by for a visit. Lockett completed Advanced Training in Security & Protective Services in October, 2017 and went straight to training for the KY State Reformatory. Lockett came to talk to the current class about his career as a correctional officer at [...]

Perkins Security & Protective Services graduate 18 year old Marquel Hayes from Louisville, KY enrolled in Perkins on May 23, 2017 without a high school diploma and no direction. Marquel quickly began to work in his high school class and trade. He knew he wanted to work in the Security field, but knew that would [...]

Kasey Hedrick 21 years old from Mount Sterling, KY lands job the same day he graduates from the program. Thanks to Kasey’s training he received at Perkins Job Corps Center and his strong work ethic. Kasey received his high school diploma and electrical trade while in the program. Kasey will begin employment on Monday February [...]

Carl D. Perkins students shadowed KY Senator Johnny Ray Turner on Thursday February 1st, in Frankfort, KY. Students along with business community liaison, Jimmie Wilson. Students had the opportunity to talk with Senator Turner and his staff on the day to day operations of his office, and what he does while in session at the [...]