Red Rock Job Corps Center

Red Rock grad gets his JTM

November 1st, 2017

Justin Molinaro of Wilkes-Barre, PA, entered the program on Nov. 1, 2016, and completed the Collision Repair trade. He attained his high school diploma on August 31, and his driver’s license here at Red Rock.  He completed his work-base learning at Valley Chevrolet in Wilkes-Barre, and began full-time employment there on 10/23/2017. Congratulations Justin!

Center Student Government Association representatives took their oaths of office during a formal inauguration ceremony held on Thursday, October 19 in the gym. US Army Staff Sergeant Casey Manahan of the Army Recruiting Center in Towanda administered the oaths to the executive officers and legislative board made up of representatives from each dorm. The Fall [...]

CD Gerry McGroarty, BCL Jackie Johnson, SGA President Toyrel Pinkney and SGA Vice President Emily Simpson traveled to Bloomsburg on Friday, October 20 to hear US Rep. Lou Barletta speak at a breakfast hosted by the legislative committee of the Columbia-Montour Chamber of Commerce. Congressman Barletta, who grew up in nearby Hazleton, spoke about topics, [...]

Red Rock Job Corps Center supported the Dushore Founders’ Day Celebration by once again entering a team in the annual Outhouse Races and manning an outreach table throughout the day. Although the outhouse team didn’t win a prize, the team of (at left) Dal Mung, HBI Carpentry, Louis Everett and Abraham Logan, Auto Collision Repair, [...]

Red Rock students took a couple of days this week to help at the Columbia County Christian School’s Day Care Center. For two days, 14 students and two staff helped some school volunteers paint the daycare center. Headed up by Glenn Weaver, whose wife Vanessa is the director, the work groups were able to complete [...]

Staff and students had a chance to speak with US Rep. Lou Barletta on Wednesday, August 17 during a breakfast held by the Columbia-Montour Chamber of Commerce and the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau at Bloomsburg University’s Greenley Center in Bloomsburg. The former Mayor of Hazleton, Congressman Barletta has been a longtime supporter of Job Corps, having [...]

Congratulations to the following Red Rock students on their Driver’s Education successes on Thursday, August 18. They include, Licenses: Brandon Butler, Auto Collision Repair, Traijon Rivers, HBI Carpentry, and Marqual Shirer, Auto Technology. Permits: Giovanni Simms, David Bacon and Robert Tuttle, Auto Technology.

Army Strong at Red Rock

August 22nd, 2016

US Army Sgt. Manny Carballo of the Wilkes-Barre recruiting station attending the monthly awards assembly at Red Job Corps Center on Thursday, August 11. He presented mock checks of what will be available in college monies to prospective soldiers, Thomas Pettigrew, OA, and Brian Hughes, Auto Technology, once they fulfill their duties. Both students left [...]

BCL Jackie Johnson and CDC Stephanie Smith, along with Y2Y students, manning a Red Rock Job Corps Center/Y2Y information table during the annual Dushore Founder’s Day event on Saturday, August 13. While there, staff and students were asked to participate in a live broadcast remote by the regional “YES” FM station. CDC Stephanie Smith talked [...]

Red Rock Job Corps Center Residential, OA/CPP Coordinator and HR staff and students attended the annual Block Party held by the Antioch Baptist Church in Williamsport, PA on August 10. Students and staff assisted with recruitment efforts, and HR was available with information for prospective employee candidates. Here students talk about their experiences at Red [...]