Denison Job Corps Center

The Norelius Community Library contacted the Carpentry trade of the Denison Job Corps in need of shelving.  The library provided the pattern.They asked if the students could build additional units. Lead instructor Don Whitney put his students to work. The project allowed the students to put into action their carpentry skills such as measuring, using [...]

To honor the brave men and women who served this country through military service, the Denison Job Corps Center hosted a breakfast on November 13th. Our guests were greeted by students of the health sector. After finding a seat, students obtained the soldiers’ names and military branch they served in. This information was then posted [...]

         The Denison Job Corps painting program, instructor and students were honored Tuesday by Crawford County Sheriff James Steinkuehler and the Board of Supervisors for a project completed at the jail. Above, left, painting instructor Todd Langlois receives a certificate of appreciation from Steinkuehler. Students seated, from left, are Dexter Hynek, Joshua Peterson, [...]

    April was a busy month as students of the Denison Job Corps participated in Earth Day and Global Youth Service Day. One of the activities took students to the Little Sioux Scout Camp. Together with camp administrators, two large memorials were set by the students of the Painting trade, taught by Todd Langlois [...]

Bean bag game

March 30th, 2012

  As a new student in the Carpentry program at Denison Job Corps, one of your first assignments would be to become proficient with the hand saw. New students to the Carpentry area took on the challenge. They had a goal. The city wanted to have Bean Bag games made for the Annual 4th of [...]

On an early Saturday morning students from the Denison Job Corps and Crawford County Master Gardner’s worked together to remove bushes from the planters on East Broadway and transplant them to the Denison Hillside. After planting was complete, mulch was applied and the area was watered. When the downtown project was completed, students assisted members [...]

A job shadow experience during a student’s training can be an invaluable experience for the student to assist the student to put what they have learned in the classroom to a real life setting. That is exactly what the students in the Pharmacy Technician training program at the Denison Job Corps Center are doing. Greg [...]

Denison Job Corps has the privilege of being a Center for Excellence. In this new way of training, a group of students enter into the program with a trade goal identified. The very first cohort had a total of 15 young ladies. This group started on May 23, 2011. The cohort progressed as a group [...]

Friday August 26, Denison Job Corps observed National Commencement Day. It will be a day that will be remembered for a long time by sixty seven students who earned the right to walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. A very exciting part of graduation is when graduates, who have registered to win a [...]

This summer, prior to the community of Manilla’s 125 year celebration, the students from Denison Job Corps showed their expertise and helped them prepare. Learning and an opportunity to give back to our communities gave the students a chance to be appreciated for their skills. A thank you note was received from Manilla’s Mayor Leonard [...]