Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center

What makes this such a kind act of kindness is that the students giving have very little of their own. Yet they give to help others even less fortunate then themselves. Now, that’s the true meaning of Christmas. It comes from the heart. Whitney M Young Job Corps Students via SGA are donating to the [...]

Another door opens to skilled Culinary Arts students at Whitney M Young Job Corps. The Whitney M. Young Job Corps Culinary Arts students prepare and serve Thanksgiving lunch to Congressman’s John Yarmuth’s staff and their family members on November 15th. Additional guest included the children and families of the Ramano-Mizzoli Federal Building. (Including: all military [...]

Recently on Nov. 12 Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center held an assembly that honored our veterans that were staff, students or community members at large. The Martha L. Collins High School provided the presentation of colors. We were privileged to have two guest speakers which included retired Army veteran, Staff Sergeant Matthew LaPierre, [...]

Whitney M Young Jr. Job Corps takes pride in offering community service and assistance to our neighbors locally and state wide. Each technical trade was assigned a project to complete during Make a Difference Week (October 22-25). We helped Habitat for Humanities, St. Jude Women’s Recovery Center, Shelby County Animal Shelter, Masonic Home of Shelbyville, [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Center – September 3, 2012 Student Mentor Association participated in the Shelbyville Community Labor Day Parade by passing candy out to the parade participants. The community talked about the professionalism that our students exhibited throughout the parade. Thanks Mrs. Barbara Marshall for working with our student mentors – they were dressed [...]

It’s August 24th and you can feel the excitement in the air as students line up for the graduation processional to “Pomp and Circumstance”, but this is no traditional graduation. These students have overcome obstacles, beat the odds and completed their task. Each Whitney M Young Jr. Job Corps Student has a personal story of [...]

Whitney M Young Job Corps Culinary Arts Students rendered a service to the Shelbyville KY NAACP at their first annual Freedom Fund Scholarship Banquet on August 25th. The culinary arts students served dinner. Whitney Young students utilized their culinary arts skills under the direction of Chef Cole including customer service, proper etiquette and service with [...]

Whitney M Young Job Corps Center will host a tri-county career & college fair on August 8th at 10am to 1pm. Counties include Jefferson, Shelby and Bullitt. The event will be held in the gym. The center is located at 8460 Shelbyville Rd. Simpsonville, KY 40067. The event is free and opent to the public. [...]

Whitney M. Young Job Corps Student, Sherika Hill, is awarded the American Red Cross Scholarship. Whitney M. Young Job Corps’ student body has earned the honor of being recognized for outstanding community service from the American Red Cross. Each year a student is selected to receive monetary support; this year’s American Red Cross Scholarship recipient [...]

There is nothing routine about saving lives. We call them “heroes”. Whitney M Young Job Corps Students and Staff gave the gift of life via their Red Cross Blood Drive on May 9, 2012. If you, a family member or friend ever needed a blood transfusion then you understand every pint of blood counts. The [...]