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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 operated by Horizons Youth Services recognized eight dental assistant students who recently passed their ICE Exam with 100% rate for the class during Monday Business Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017. Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young [...]

Employers gathered at the Alaska Job Corps Center on Thursday, Oct. 26, for the semi-annual Workforce Summit Council luncheon. Several dozen partners attended the meeting, where they provided input and feedback on how Alaska Job Corps can offer the best possible training to produce the highest quality employees and successful members of the U.S. workforce. [...]

Red Rock grad gets his JTM

November 1st, 2017

Justin Molinaro of Wilkes-Barre, PA, entered the program on Nov. 1, 2016, and completed the Collision Repair trade. He attained his high school diploma on August 31, and his driver’s license here at Red Rock.  He completed his work-base learning at Valley Chevrolet in Wilkes-Barre, and began full-time employment there on 10/23/2017. Congratulations Justin!

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC), operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS), recognized Red Ribbon Week during Monday Business Meeting on October 23, 2017. Student Desmond Baker spoke to about 200 fellow students and staff regarding the national campaign, drug free pledge, and program activities. A short video was played regarding Red Ribbon Week. According [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operated by Horizons Youth Services, held its quarterly Community Relations Council (CRC) meeting on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 in the center’s gymnasium at 12:00 noon. The meeting was called to order by Jeffrey Pierce, Jr., SGA Sergeant At-Arms and welcome and introductions were done by CRC President Laura McCullough. [...]

Students from the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps walked the walk and talked the talk during their recent job interviews with the Kentucky Department of Corrections – and, as a result, were all hired! Students Anthony Brown, Tre’Shawn Dillard, Jarvis Mattox, Marvin Lockett, Robert Mayer and Jared Jardine interviewed with the Kentucky Department of Corrections [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center will observe the third annual Youth-2-Youth Campaign Against Violence Week, Sept. 18-22, 2017. Student Desmond Baker will represent the center at the National Director’s conference with Y2Y Ambassadors across the nation in Washington D.C. Several activities are planned on and off center to observe the week which include, guest speaker [...]

Students plan, prepare and serve food for legislative event Perkins Job Corps Culinary students prepared and served the food for the Floyd County Chamber’s Legislative Round Table Luncheon, held at the Mountain Arts Center on Aug. 31. Kentucky State Representatives John Blanton and Larry Brown, along with several other chamber members, community members and business [...]