San Diego Job Corps graduates Christian Soto, Shelby Bruce, Louis Zimmerman, and Luis Acosta recently spoke about their careers at Bill Howe Plumbing’s new headquarters in Kearny Mesa. Three completed Job Corps’ Plumbing Career Technical Training program, and one completed the Electrical program. They work in the plumbing, electrical, and restoration and flood services departments at the company’s new headquarters in [...]
Cherokee, NC – Students are earning certifications and increasing their employability like never before thanks to long-time Office Administration Instructor, Penny Cody. Cody has led her classes to a record number of global certifications including a student earning the highest Excel score nationwide in 2012. In the past 12 months alone, students have earned 108 [...]
13 minutes ago • By PERRY BACKUS Ravalli Republic DARBY – Sean Barrere will tell you that his life is like night and day. “Sometimes I can’t hardly believe how much I’ve changed in a year,” said the 20-year-old from Livingston. “It’s like we’re talking about two totally different people.” A little over a year [...]
April 23rd, 2013 was World Book Night. It is an annual nationwide event that sends thousands of reading enthusiasts into their communities to share their love of reading with non to light readers. Stephany Hughes came to the Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center and gave interested students a copy of The Worst Hard Time by [...]
On Apirl 12, 2013 Phx JCC SGA President Francisco Diaz III and colleague Terrence Taylor presents a charitiable contribution to the American Heart Association.
On April 19, 2013 U.S. Congressman Ed Pastor presents awards to five Phx JCC students for their art entries in the congressman’s art competition.
San Diego Job Corps graduate David Martinez, who will soon be graduating from Southwestern College, has been selected to attend a 10-week summer internship starting in June with the Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. David was one of 19 students chosen by the faculty of the Boyce Thompson [...]
Thirty students from Landscaping, Carpentry and Cement Masonry career technical training programs converged on William Land Park April 23 for a day of maintenance and landscaping to prepare the park’s golf course for a new season of First Tee of Sacramento. First Tee works with inner city youth to teach them life lessons through the game of [...]
LEARNING TO BE SUPERMAN Kevin Levy was an inner-city kid with an out-of-doors dream, “I really wanted to continue to be a role model for my brothers like when we were kids. The best way for me to do that was to follow my dream of being a Fire Fighter. In order to do that, [...]
Janeka Whitley has been nominated for the ”Women in Nontraditional Occupations” and the “Golden Boot Award” Janeka Whitley has been nominated for the “Women in Nontraditional Occupations” and “Golden BOOT Award” The purpose of the award is to solicit nominees from the Job Corps Community for the 2013 Better Occupational Opportunities for Tradeswomen (B.O.O.T) student recognition [...]