The SGA at Red Rock Job Corps Center adopted a number of residents at an area nursing home and presented them with Christmas presents. The students assisted with the holiday program through Adopt a Grandparent for Christmas program in Wilkes-Barre. Bryan Boote, peer leader coordinator, said the event was very moving and the intergenerational activity [...]
Student Government Students from Red Rock Job Corps Center traveled to Congressman Tom Marino’s district office in Tunkhannock, PA recently to deliver cookies and reaffirm support for the Center and the Job Corps program. Legislative Representative Tom Cahill visited with students and also discussed the upcoming logistice changes, due to the recent Congressional redistricting.
Red Rock Job Corps Center Auto Collision Repair and Office Administration students recently began Work-Base Learning at Calex ISCS in Pittston, PA. Since 1974 Calex ISCS has provided asset-based supply chain solutions that include truck load and less-than-truckload service, warehouse/distribution management, freight routing/auditing/reporting, real estate assessment and development, and distribution consultation to companies throughout North [...]
Walt Tubach, manager of Electrical Operations, and lineman, Don Curry, both with the Sullivan County Rural Electric Cooperative in Forksville visited the Electric shop to talk about lineman careers. Mr. Tubach and Mr. Curry discussed their experiences as linemen, electrical safety on the job, education and equipment. Also, students were able to try on a [...]
A number of Auto Tech students re-cently passed the Pennsylvania State Safety Inspection License test taken at the Luzerne County Community Col-lege (LCCC) in Wilkes-Barre. Thanks to a collaboration between Red Rock and LCCC, the certification enables our students to become more employable in their trade. Obtaining their certification are Auto Tech students, front row, [...]
Red Rock Job Corps Center welcomes Laflin Borough as a new employer partner. Auto Technology has provided the borough police with a student who assists with the care of the police force fleet as well as other tasks around the station. Also, once a new borough office manager is hired, Red Rock Office Administration students [...]
Students and BCL Jackie Johnson at Red Rock Job Corps Center work in a community garden that will benefit the needy.
Conrad Baut of Baut Studios in Swoyersville, PA, was the keynote speaker during the Red Rock Job Corps Center’s May 21 graduation ceremony. Mr. Baut’s company designs and installs stained glass windows across the globe, including The Vatican. During is speech, Mr. Baut urged students to work hard in addition to being creative. He praised [...]
Red Rock Job Corps Center students have been applauded by the Autism Awareness of Luzerne County group for assisting with its annual walk-a-thon fund-raiser event on April 21. Job Corps graduate and awareness group organizer, Stephanie Jones, visited the Center on May 29 to thank students for their assistance during the event, and for raising money towards the effort [...]
BCL Jackie Johnson of the Red Rock Job Corps Center will be honing the green thumbs of some Hotel and Lodging students as they begin community service efforts with the Back Mountain Food Pantry Garden this week. The students are eager to “play in the dirt” for a good cause, and look forward to seeing what their [...]