Archive for the ‘Career & Education News’ Category

It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The staff and students of CJCC celebrated the season with a Christmas Sing-A-long in the center gymnasium Thursday, December 7, 2017. The welcome was given by finance and administration director (F&A), William “Billy” Kincaid. Staff and students started the program with a sing-a-long to Deck the Halls, [...]

Kaitlan Starcher is a student at the Charleston Job Corps Center from Loudendale, WV. Starcher completed her High School Diploma through the center’s Penn Foster program and career technical trade Facilities Maintenance. In addition, she received her WV Driver’s License while enrolled. Kaitlan is excited about her next chapter in life. She will enroll in [...]

The WV Career Transition Office held its Winter Incentive Drawing. To qualify you must be a WV student in a full time position from September –November 2017. Every WV applicant received a $25.00 gift card (approximately 20 students) and were entered into the grand prize drawing for $100 Visa gift card. The winner was announced [...]

Perkins Job Corps Advanced Training Security students put their training to use while working security for the concert of country music star Gary Allan on Nov. 10, at the East Kentucky EXPO Center in Pikeville, KY. Perkins students worked the entrance of the concert, checking in each visitor and looking for any prohibited items to [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized students in Medical Office Support for passing their National Health Care Association exam. Students received a lab coat printed with their name and credentials. Congratulations Angelica Hightower, Ashley Peele, Sheddecia Thomas, Aquela Frison, and Kaylin Saitch. Job Corps is a no-cost education [...]

Congratulations to Carl D. Perkins Security and Protective Services student Jabori Lattimore, who through perseverance and hard work, has achieved his goal of enlisting in the military. Lattiimore is heading to Fort Jackson, SC, for basic training in the U.S. Army, and will work as a unit supply specialist in the Army with the realization [...]

Perkins SGA and Y2Y Student Ambassadors are Frank Rivera, Jamon Ritter, Jean Beaulier, and Judeler Noel Petit after the project was complete. Judeler Noel Petit serving hot chocolate to students during Monday Morning Assembly for kindness day November 13, 2017. Y2Y and SGA also celebrated kindness day on November 13, during the Monday Morning center [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services kicks off Kindness Week during Monday Business Meeting. Y2Y Ambassador Robert Battice announced the purpose and read suggested acts of kindness. Here are a few ideas: *Promote positive energy in your interactions with others *Perform a random act of kindness for someone, like holding open [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services (HYS) for the Dept. of Labor held its annual student and staff holiday luncheon on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Food services prepared the meal under the leadership of Thomasina McKinney, Food Services Manager. The meal included the following: Meats-Turkey, Cornish Hens, Roast Beef and Apple [...]

Discuss career opportunities with Security students Correction Officers Boone and Music from the Fayette County Detention Center in Lexington, KY, recently met with Security & Protective Services students at Carl D. Perkins Job Corps to inform them about the requirements needed to be a corrections officer at the detention center and the demands of the [...]