Laredo Job Corps Center

Laredo Job Corps Students, Staff, Supporters Celebrate 2nd Annual National Job Corps Commencement Day August 24, 2012 For Immediate Release Laredo Job Corps Center (LJCC) joined the 125 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the second annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony, Friday, August 24, 2012 to congratulate the Job Corps students [...]

Faces of Laredo Job Corps Center

February 13th, 2012

From L-R Elisa Arredondo and Marbella Elizondo together with Laredo Job Corps Center Director, Mr. Mike Fernandez at one of our Community Relations Luncheon. Elisa is member of our Industry Advisory Council and represents Matheson Gas Industries. Marbella participated as our last guest speaker of the year.

A large group of Laredo Job Corps students under the supervision of Ms. Ruby Ramirez and Ms. Leonor Garcia, Career Preparation Period Staff proudly represented our center as they volunteered at Navidad En El Barrio 2011, which was held December 5-7, 2011, at the Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas. The event is an annual [...]

The Laredo Job Corps Center holds a blood drive every quarter that usually attracts between 30 to 40 students and faculty donors, said Martha Raz, Human Resources Manager. Of the people who signed up, some weren’t able to donate blood for health or other reasons. Job Corps students range in age from 16 to 24. [...]

Center Director, Mike Fernandez III has promoted a fitness and wellness culture that combines exercise and healthy eating on center.  The main goal of this initiative is to promote physical activity around center and with the help Mrs. Zelma Ruiz, Social Development Manager and all her staff, the game was a total success.  

Student Monica Carrillo of the Laredo Job Corps Center, was honored to intern at Congressman Henry Cuellars Capito’s Office. Monica interned January 24–February 8, 2012 which included National Groundhog Job Shadow Day on Thursday, February 2, 2012. Monica was able to meet and greet the Congressman and get pictures for lifelong memories. A special thanks [...]

Laredo Job Corps Center Director, Mike Fernandez III and Business and Community Liaison (BCL) Adriana Hernandez attended the National Job Corps Association Policy Forum held in Washington D.C., February 6-9, 2012. The key theme was Job Corps Works For Taxpayers, Employers, Communities and Youth. Several congressional representatives demonstrated their support for the national Job Corps [...]

Miguel Chavez Speech