Finch-Henry Job Corps Center

Job Fair Student Workers Honored

September 1st, 2015

A group of Finch-Henry Job Corps Center students were recently honored by the Governor of Mississippi and officials of the Governor’s Job Fair Network. Adam Todd, Job Fair Network Director, presented the certificates to four of the students during a luncheon sponsored by the Job Fair Network. The students were honored for their work earlier [...]

The new students at Finch-Henry Job Corps Center were recently greeted by Batesville Mayor Jerry Autrey, a longtime supporter of the center. The students had the opportunity to receive a personal welcome and share with Mayor Autrey on their first full day on center as they toured the campus. The mayor is the Immediate Past [...]

Finch-Henry Job Corps Center students help welcomed local officials returning to the center to meet with corporate staff and representatives during the recent annual corporate assessment. The officials meeting with corporate staff included Batesville Mayor Jerry Autrey; Sheriff Dennis Darby, Community Relations Council (CRC) Vice President; State Representative Lataisha Jackson; Sandra Jamison, staff of Congressman [...]

The Finch-Henry Job Corps Center Carpentry students assisted the South Panola School District Special Education department by building storage cabinets for their newly assigned classrooms. The students went to the classroom site and built a total of five wall cabinets and one coat rack. The Finch-Henry students were called upon to help the school district [...]

Finch-Henry Summer Commencement

September 1st, 2015

The Finch-Henry Job Corps Center Summer Commencement Exercises were recently held with Dr. Constance Slaughter-Harvey as the speaker. Over eighty students out of 146 eligible students returned to take part in the exercises. Dr. Slaughter-Harvey’s life’s work in education, government, civil rights and the legal field made her the ideal person to speak to the [...]

Mykel Lynch wanted to be a truck driver. Even after his training in Material Handling at Finch-Henry Job Corps Center, he was so far behind in academics, he wondered if he could ever get the real job he wanted. Mykel pursued his career by contacting ACE Training School. They referred him to KLLM Trucking where [...]

The Finch-Henry Job Corps Center invites everyone to join in the Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying on October 20 at Trussell Park. “People ask about the‘Roll,’ said center leadership coordinator Gwendolyn Hayes. “We want people in wheel chairs to feel welcome.” Every day, more than 160,000 children nationwide stay home from school to avoid being [...]

FHJCC Student Government Association President Crystal James (left) presented the FHJCC Community Relations Council with a framed souvenir from her summer internship in the offi ce of Representative Bennie Thompson.   Accepting the photo was CRC president, Batesville Mayor Jerry Autrey. Panola County Sheriff Dennis Darby has requested that Finch-Henry Job Corps Center (FHJCC) students and [...]

Finch-Henry Job Corps Center student Crystal James of Indianola, center, was welcomed back to the center when she returned from working as a summer intern for Rep. Bennie Thompson in Washington. Thompson had visited FHJCC in the spring and had offered the internship. James was the winning applicant. Staff members and fellow students were on [...]

For the second time in Job Corps’ successful 48-year history of serving America’s out-of-school, out-of-work youth, the Finch-Henry Job Corps Center along with 125 Job Corps campuses across the nation will host the “NationalJob Corps Commencement Day” August 3.  The ceremony will take  place at 2 p.m. in the Batesville Civic Center. Although more student [...]