Potomac Job Corps Center

Potomac’s Community Partner – PNC Bank visits Potomac’s students an discuss money management, checks and balances, the importance of saving and building your credit. During this time students opened up checking and savings accounts with the local branch.

DeVaughn Scott (featured in 1st picture), former security graduate of Potomac Job Corps, now employed by Archangel Global Security, LLC, came to Potomac Job Corps Center to tell his peers in security about employment opportunities for them after Job Corps.

Danielle Peterson AMTRAK Train Attendant $19.20/hr Potomac JCC Advanced Training Graduate Keystone JCC transfer (Office Administration previous trade) “I have learned a lot about responsibility while living on my own and time management. In TCU/IAM you’re told “when you’re early you’re on time and when you are on time, you’re late” that is really true. [...]

Potomac Cement Trade  visit Plasterers’ & Cement Masons  Local 891  AFL-CIO Cement Masonry Instructor, Joe Hart, and nine masonry students from Potomac JCC visited the Plastering and Cement Masonry Apprenticeship Program, in Washington DC. During the visit, students met Apprentice Director for Local 891 Rodney Carson, Cement Instructor Rosella Scott and other journeyman. The Potomac JCC [...]

Cement students make needed sidewalk repair on center.

Eisenhower Visits Potomac JCC Interest in Potomac JCC’s Trade Curriculum The Eisenhower School – National Defense University (ES-NDU) visited Potomac JCC to discuss our unique training programs and tour our facilities. ES-NDU students looked at many of the traditional aspects of education and how our organization offers them unique insight into the vocational and technical [...]

Men’s Conference at Potomac JCC

November 16th, 2017

On Tuesday, November 14th, Potomac JCC hosted a men’s conference for all male students.  The conference was hosted by Recreation Specialist/Sports Coach, Mr. Myron Jones and Student Personal Assistant, Mr. Julius Penn.  The event was Emceed by Potomac student Darrell Nightingale.  The event lasted the duration of a normal training day on center and focused [...]

On October 28, 2017 the Rec sponsored a trip to Ward 8 Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Mr. Jones and Ms. Moore along with students Jason Sargeant, Rashan Wilson, Lena O’Donnell, Joseph Hess, Avery Maxwell, Jo’quan Smith, Tarique King and Quinton Gardly participated in this walk with the Ward 8 community to raise awareness for Breast [...]

On Tuesday, October 31st, Potomac JCC celebrated their students with the October Student Awards Ceremony.  Awards were given to top performing students in trades, academics, recreation, residential, and more.  The ceremony was also a close to Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Potomac center.  Staff and students wore pink shirts to raise awareness.  Student Sydney Washington [...]