Red Rock Job Corps Center

Students in all trades have been working hard around Center on a number of projects to hone the skills they’re learning. A big thanks to them and their instructors for all they do. From left, Carpentry students, with instructor UBC instructor, Mike Smith, begin working on a sidewalk project. Electrical shop who has been assisting [...]

On Thursday, October 24, local substance abuse program, Road Radio USA was presented during an assembly by alcohol-related crash survivor, Jim Mothersbaugh and his crew. Jim was in a horrific car crash as a teen-ager and still suffers from the consequences. He’s been bringing his message of not driving while under the influence (of alcohol [...]

Electrical student, Andres Carter completes his registration during a recent American Red Cross Blood Drive held in the Center gym. According to Wellness Manager Kim Naus, 22 pints were collected, two over our goal! That is 66 lives saved! Thank you to all who donated, and to the Human Service Worker advanced training students for [...]

Lotus Dodson-Cartier arrived at Red Rock Job Corps Center from Philadelphia in August 2016, and quickly acclimated to her vocation. She already obtained a high school diploma, so she was able to devote her time to Auto Technology. She was a mentor to her classmates, and a role model across Center. She was a serious [...]

Representatives with Jack Williams Tire Company in Avoca, PA recently visited Red Rock to tour the center and meet our Auto Technology instructors. The company soon will be hosting students for work-based and home work-based learning opportunities which could lead to permanent employment. They spoke with a group of Auto Tech students, passed out goodies, [...]

Red Rock Job Corps Center students assisted with neighborhood safety and fire prevention by participating in a smoke detector installation project. The students assisted the Hughestown Fire Department near Pittston, PA, and the Northeast PA Chapter of the American Red Cross by installing smoke detectors with other volunteers on Sunday, October 20. Kayla Yuda, Student [...]

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 [...]