Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Students worked Saturday October 24,2015 making a difference in their community while bringing smiles to children and seniors.

October 30th, 2015



Carl D. Perkins students Karessa Perry-Well, Amber Eckstein, Savanna Sayne, Robert Lopez, Addysin Marstella, and Katelyn King spent their Saturday working two different events in the community. The first event was held at the East KY Science Center assisting with early childhood  activities. The Floyd County Early Childhood Council had their Fall Math and Science day. Students worked with children on sand activities, counting, measuring and assisted visitors to the planetarium show and animal show.

The second event was held at the River View Nursing Home where the students assisted with the Community Safe trick or treat, and the residents Fall festival. Students arrived early to help with the set-up of all the festival games and decorations. They spent the evening at the ring toss, fishing game, corn hole, and the tattoo table.



The students all stated that they felt a real sense of giving back, that they had done a good thing. They brought so many smiles to the young and old alike on this Chilly Autumn Day.