Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center

By Sean McNabb Alexia Boston is a go-getter, determined to make the life she wants for herself and encourage her boys to go after what they want by setting that same example. “Before I went to Job Corps, I was working at Wal-Mart,” Alexia recalled. “It was not what I wanted to continue doing with [...]

The Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center spent a few days recently righting a wrong via community service In Excelsior Springs, MO. A former Excelsior Springs elementary school, now privately owned, was broken into and vandalized. Upon learning about the situation, Center Director Willie Smith visited with the property owners asking if the students in the [...]

Staff and students from the Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center and the Alternation Training Location in Kansas City, Mo took time on a recent Saturday morning, while dodging rain drops, to participate in a walk supporting a very worthwhile cause.  Students Davon Walker, Brandon Walker, Jaquaella Norfleet, Bria McCain and Mykita Shaw all came out [...]

A Picture of Perfection

September 2nd, 2015

Ashley Selkin, a recent graduate of the CNA program at the Alternate Training Location, set a shining example of commitment and self discipline by completing her four months in Job Corps without one absence, tardy, or incident, all while also attending college.  Not only was Ashley dedicated to her education, but she also was known [...]

Excelsior Springs, MO August 27, 2015. On the cusp of the next phase in their lives, Excelsior Springs Job Corps graduates heard words reflecting on their young careers and what the future holds. As a class, there have been many amazing achievements in academics and trade.  With all these achievements the most important thing is [...]

Excelsior Springs, MO August 19, 2015. Excelsior Springs Job Corps students enrolled in the Security and Protective Services Trade had an opportunity to expand their education beyond the traditional classroom. Students got a first-hand look at how the police, courts and corrections work in the state with a tour of the Jackson County Department of [...]

NJROTC students at the Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center served as the color guard at a recent Major League Baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The students presented the flags of the United States and the United States Navy JROTC before the game between the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers. Congratulation [...]

Faces of Job Corps- Ronald

June 13th, 2013

Ronald Whitley graduated from the Facilities Maintenance trade at the Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center in late 2012. Ronald then found employment with the Caryle Apartments in Shawnee, Kansas. Making over $13 an hour, Ronald serves as a member of the Maintenance staff. An added benefit is that he gets a discounted rent on his [...]

Students and staff of the Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center helped to get aide to the victims of the tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma on May 20th.  Enough material was gathered to make 83 care packages which consisted of a hand towel and washcloth, a comb, shampoo, soap, a tooth brush, toothpaste, band aids, and [...]

Physical fitness is a priority for the students of the Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center. Staff from Recreation recently held the ESJCC 5-K which featured 13 students and one staff. Runners had to complete a trip around the center six times. Congratulations to winner Derius who completed with a time of 26:10. The first heat. The [...]