Archive for the ‘Career & Education News’ Category

On Tuesday February 12, a group of students from SGA and SPARK were invited to attend MTC’s Groundhog Job Shadow event at the MTC Corporate Office. Eleven students attended, and were given a tour of the entire corporate office before being paired with a staff mentor. Mentors showed the students their individual role in the [...]

MJCC graduate, Kyara Wortham, has her sights set on being a nurse now that she has graduated from Muhlenberg Job Corps. Kyara attended Middle Tennessee State University prior to her enrollment in the Muhlenberg Jobs Corps program. She obtained 40 college credits with a 3.12 overall GPA, and recently received her acceptance letter to the [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps’ welding instructors Marty Wabnitz and Eddie Albin displayed their fabricating skills by building an indoor driving sled for Hopkins County Central’s football team.  When Hopkins County High School football team started looking for an indoor driving sled to assist the football team in preparing for the upcoming season, assistant coach Marty Wabnitz [...]

Davante Mays, 23, is heading to Clearfield, Utah after being accepted into their diesel mechanics program. “I’ll pretty much just learn how to fix cars and then focus more on how to fix the big machinery such as bulldozers,” said Davante. “I’m going to try and get my hands pretty much on anything. I like [...]

The Youth2Youth,Partners4Peace(Y2Y) student ambassadors at Carl D. Perkins Job Corps kicked off the new year with a”New Year, NewYou” health fair Jan.25. The event was part of the ongoing efforts of the student ambassadors to promote peace and encourage all students and staff to be “a better you in mind, body and soul!”

Y2Y (Youth to Youth) Ambassadors from the Whitney Young Job Corps Center operated by Horizon Youth Services headed to Frankfort, KY to meet with Senator Whitney Westerfield. The Y2Y student ambassadors lobbied for an anti-bullying bill name Alex Law. Senator Westerfield was very supportive and stated that the passage of the bill will take time [...]

Whitney Young SGA visits Capitol

February 11th, 2019

Whitney Young Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services participated in the national Job Shadowing program. SGA – Student Gov’t Association students met with Lt. Governor Jeneane Hampton and State Senator Paul Hornback. Students asked great questions and both elected official stated what their roles and responsibilities are and how a typical work day [...]

Perkins Student Government Association (SGA) learns about state government during a visit to the KY State Capitol in Frankfort. Students had the opportunity to shadow KY State Senator Johnny Ray Turner and KY Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton. Students began their morning in the Legislative building talking with Senator Turner about his role and duties as [...]

TSgt Jordan Gunterman of Powderly, KY came to visit the health trade students at Muhlenberg Job Corps on Wednesday January 29th.  Jordan is the son of Monica Gunterman, health cluster manager.  Jordan was also a student at Muhlenberg Job Corps where he studied Pharmacy Tech as a co-enrolled student from Muhlenberg North High School in [...]

The Student Government Association and the Youth2Youth organization at Muhlenberg Job Corps didn’t let the frigid weather stop them from enjoying Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The SGA and Y2Y hosted a center-wide celebration to honor Dr. King and his accomplishments. Amy Kline, MJCC’s administrative assistant, led all activities for the celebration, including helping design [...]