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Potomac’s Community Partner – PNC Bank visits Potomac’s students an discuss money management, checks and balances, the importance of saving and building your credit. During this time students opened up checking and savings accounts with the local branch.

DeVaughn Scott (featured in 1st picture), former security graduate of Potomac Job Corps, now employed by Archangel Global Security, LLC, came to Potomac Job Corps Center to tell his peers in security about employment opportunities for them after Job Corps.

CD Gerry McGroarty, staff and students thanked Harold and Betty Fenton of Dushore for their many years of supporting Red Rock. For at least the several years, the Fentons have donated clothing and footwear to students from their store,Fenton’s Outlet, especially at Christmastime for the SGA’s annual shopping spree. In prior years, Harold was also [...]

Red Rock construction trade students assisted exhibitors with set-up and manned a Center information table during the annual Home Builders Association of Northeast PA’s Home Expo on Friday and Saturday, January 19-20. BCL Jackie Johnson said that students were also able to network with some prospective employers, and noted that students were returning with a [...]

Potomac Cement Trade  visit Plasterers’ & Cement Masons  Local 891  AFL-CIO Cement Masonry Instructor, Joe Hart, and nine masonry students from Potomac JCC visited the Plastering and Cement Masonry Apprenticeship Program, in Washington DC. During the visit, students met Apprentice Director for Local 891 Rodney Carson, Cement Instructor Rosella Scott and other journeyman. The Potomac JCC [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corps carpentry and welding students attended the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Union to gain knowledge of the apprenticeship opportunities. Approximately 20 students were eager to hear the men and women in the union discuss a future in carpentry via the apprenticeship program. After having a tour and seeing firsthand what [...]

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services, held its graduation ceremony on March 2, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in the center’s gymnasium, featuring guest speaker Nancy Cline, Coordinator for the Office of Special Education, Department of Education and WV Women’s Commission. The ceremony opened with the national anthem rendered [...]

Perkins Job Corps holds Spring College/Career Fair The rain did not keep the fifty-two employers and colleges from showing up for the Perkins Spring College/Career Day, on Thursday March 1st. This has become a yearly event at the center one in the fall and spring. This year’s event was the largest yet. The center also [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corps carpentry and welding students attended the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Union to gain knowledge of the apprenticeship opportunities. Approximately 20 students were eager to hear the men and women in the union discuss a future in carpentry via the apprenticeship program. After having a tour and seeing firsthand what [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corp Center has been visited by several arm forces of the Military over the past week. Starting with the Coast Guard, Marines, Army and United States Air Force each had the opportunity to speak and share career outlook with Whitney Young Job Corps students. Emmanuel Atilano, recruiter with the Coast Guard, [...]