Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

After Jordyn Trowel rang the bell signifying she’d graduated from Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center, her friends immediately rushed to take photos together. Though most students do get photos with friends and instructors as they graduate, with Trowel, they were even more enthusiastic than normal. It hints at one of the qualities that Career [...]

June 23rd, 2022

Student, Dwayne Murphy, Jr. of Newark, Delaware, came to Charleston Job Corps in July 2021. Murphy completed Heating Venting and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and has been accepted into the BullsEye Staffing Program. BullsEye has a long history in the staffing world with over three decades of varied experience. Most supervisors within the organization have previously [...]

Carlos Torre-Piris, a Charleston Job Corps student, enrolled in the program on July 27, 2021, hoping to find a career path. Carlos chose to pursue the Medical Administration trade at Charleston through the center’s partnership with Ross Medical, which he completed on May 12, 2022. Upon completion of Medical Administration, he was awarded a work-based [...]

Kaylie Nichols, a Charleston Job Corps student, came to the program with aspirations of becoming an obstetrician. At the age of thirteen, Kaylie realized the traditional educational forum in her hometown was ineffective. She discovered that the lack of teacher and peer interaction and lack of classroom materials would not provide the education required to [...]

Break time in Chicago

May 23rd, 2022

Staff & Students enjoying the warm up in Chicago!

There are benefits to working somewhere that teaches students crafts – just ask Sabra Shields. Shields, who serves as Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center’s Property Supervisor, needed a shelf. She asked the carpentry instructor if it was possible for the students to build one. “I talked to Steven Rusch, the carpentry instructor on May [...]

Network Cabling and Facilities Maintenance students at Charleston Job Corps collaborated on a project to provide power to the storage garages behind the Career and Technical Training Buildings. Many of the TAR requirements in the electrical component of their training were covered with this project. Mr. Cameron Hanson, a facilities maintenance instructor, and Mr. Charles [...]

Celebrating HSD Student

May 12th, 2022

We are excited to announce Marquise Taylor received his High School Diploma. This young man is so amazing he never gave up and we are so proud and look for to all the great things he is going to do.

“A fresh new outlook”

May 11th, 2022

Paul Simon Chicago Job Corps painting student helping beautify the campus and brightening his future with colorful opportunities!

Guess who received their High School Diploma Amir Barnett. Help us in celebrating his big accomplishment and the beginning of big things to come.