Flint Hills Job Corps Center

Recently the Flint Hills Job Corps “Iron Rangers” Program received positive attention and praise from the professional Soldiers at nearby U.S. Army Base Ft. Riley, located in Ft. Riley, KS. Link to story: http://www.1divpost.com/newsdetail.asp?article_id=5882

Recently, the Flint Hills Job Corps security and protective services students had the opportunity to put their skills to the test at the annual Purple Power Play on Poyntz street festival in Manhattan, KS. The annual two-day event is sponsored by Kansas State University, local businesses and vendors. On average the festival will see anywhere [...]

Recently students from the Flint Hills Job Corps Center in Manhattan, KS were featured in an article printed in the Joplin Globe. After a devastating F-4 tornado ripped through the Missouri city, students from Flint Hills led by Flint Hills staff member Lindsey Shull (Joplin area native) took the time to send letters of hope [...]

Recently Kansas was hit with severe weather that dropped nearly ten inches of rain in the north central area of the state. As a result of the rain, many areas in Manhattan, KS (the location of Flint Hills Job Corps) sustained major flooding and property damage. One of the areas that was hit the hardest [...]

Brian Still was recently recognized as the recipient of the MTC Celebrating Excellence, Outstanding Support Person of the Year Award for 2010-2011. Although he’s been with Flint Hills Job Corps for just a little more than a year, it didn’t take Brian long to buy into the mission and vision of the Job Corps Program. [...]

Recently the Flint Hills Job Corps celebrated Earth Day Every Day with a celebration on Center in recognition of the “greenest” day of the year. Although the day started like any normal training day the emphasis quickly shifted to a much ‘greener” mentality. Midway through the morning teams comprised of students and staff members assembed [...]

Flint Hills Job Corps held its annual Women’s Day celebration on March 10, 2011. All female students interested in participating in the day’s events were shuttled to an off-site location where they participated in educational and recreational workshops throughout the day. Dr. Tiffany Powell, U.S.D. #383 Diversity Coordinator, offered “The Face for the Place” workshop. [...]

Recently students from the Flint Hills Job Corps Construction Craft Labor trade partnered with the Kansas State University Volunteer Services Program to help with snow removal in the community. A late Winter blizzard pushed through the Manhattan Community leaving over six inches of snow and many senior citizens without the ability to leave their homes. Once [...]

On Thursday, February 3rd, student and staff representatives from the Flint Hills Job Corps Center will honor Senator Jerry Moran during the Breakfast for Congressional Champions to be held in Washington D.C. Senator Moran has been an advocate for the Job Corps Program and as a U.S. Congressman was the co-chair for the Friends of [...]

Beginning in 2011 Flint Hills Job Corps will be designated as an official Post for the Boy Scouts of America Explorer Program. Exploring is a worksite-based program. It is part of Learning for Life’s career education program for young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the eighth grade) through 20 years old.  [...]