Red Rock Job Corps Center

BCL Jackie Johnson and students traveled to the Wee Care Foundations pre-school in Sweet Valley on Tuesday to read to students for Read Across America, an annual birthday celebration for renowned author, Dr. Seuss. The collaboration between the younger and older students was remarkable, and enjoyed by all. Fran Lewis, daycare owner, said she is [...]

CD Gerry McGroarty, staff and students thanked Harold and Betty Fenton of Dushore for their many years of supporting Red Rock. For at least the several years, the Fentons have donated clothing and footwear to students from their store,Fenton’s Outlet, especially at Christmastime for the SGA’s annual shopping spree. In prior years, Harold was also [...]

Staff and students took advantage of the mild temperatures on Wednesday, February 14 to clean up garbage and debris on Center. Every Career Technical Training area participated. Above, Auto Collision Repair students, Bir Setisuruwal (left) and Kevin Perry clean up.

Red Rock construction trade students assisted exhibitors with set-up and manned a Center information table during the annual Home Builders Association of Northeast PA’s Home Expo on Friday and Saturday, January 19-20. BCL Jackie Johnson said that students were also able to network with some prospective employers, and noted that students were returning with a [...]

Red Rock Hotel and Lodging student, Marva Smith of Philadelphia read her poem, which was influenced by Martin Luther King, during the Awards Assembly on January 10. This is what she wrote: Martin Luther King had a dream that one day the nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of creed! I [...]

Members of Red Rock Job Corps Center’s Human Service Worker advanced training, and Hotel and Lodging classes began winter break return week with a community service trip to the Williamsport Branch of the Central PA Food Bank. While there, staff and students sorted and packed tons of food preparing the facility for its next food [...]

Congressman Tom Marino (10th PA District) spoke with Center staff and students about education within the US, reaching goals, and the importance and benefits of career technical training. CD Gerry McGroarty, BCL Jackie Johnson, SGA President Toyrel Pinckney, SGA Vice President Emily Simpson and HBI Carpentry student, Dyllan Hulett visited Congressman Marino on Wednesday, January [...]

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, [...]