Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Muhlenberg Job Corps softball team finishes the season undefeated in the conference play this season. When Cody Perry, the Director of Center Life and MJCC head coach, was asked what he thought about this season, he said, “I’ve been blessed to be the head coach at the MJCC for the last 8 years. I’ve worked [...]

Muhlenberg had its Summer Graduation on June 27th. This graduation class showcased 25 students with several being awarded for their work effort while on campus. Tracy Marks and Michael Voss were mentioned as the two who have been accepted to advance training with another job corps. This class had four students that have enlisted in [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps facility has noticed a rise in females taking Heavy Equipment Operation trade over the past couple of years. There tends to be a stigma concerning male and female in the Heavy Equipment industry.  John Austin, HEO instructor, stated females operate just as well as males, and in some cases even better.  Shante [...]

Finals were over and all that was left for Dominique Moore to do was walk across the stage at Mt. Hood Community College and accept her Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She hadn’t thought about graduation day and on the spot she tried to gather her thoughts. “Don’t trip. It’s a big deal. [...]

When Anya Goss arrived at Springdale Job Corps Center she knew she had no time to waste. The Pharmacy Technician graduate (July 2018) spoke about how Springdale Job Corps Center helped her. What led you to Job Corps? During high school, I had an idea of what I wanted to do one day, but it [...]

Nicholas Mangione started Muhlenberg Job Corps in March of 2017. Nicholas attained his Certified Nurse Assistant certificate while on campus and then shifted his focus to a college career in nursing. Nicholas began Madisonville Community College in the beginning of 2018. While on Muhlenberg Job Corps campus and attending college classes, Nicholas learned about the [...]

Peter LaFleur, Muhlenberg Job Corps Center Director, spoke to the West Kentucky Workforce Board (WKWB) about Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. The WKWB has a monthly meeting and lunching. These meetings are to discuss past and future business, as well growth and development in the Western Kentucky region. Peter was able to educate the room of [...]

The Recreation leadership teams, Student Government Association, Youth-2-Youth Ambassadors and Leisure Time Learning Coordinator Joni Radcliff- Pena recently joined together to host a Grand Re-Opening Celebration of the Game Hall in the recreation building at Charleston Job Corps. The game hall was completely remodeled by students from the Carpentry, Facility Maintenance, Painting and Network Cabling [...]

Students learn about urban gardening Members of Charleston Job Corps’ student group “Modern Man” volunteered at the West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference and Community Expo May 3-4, held on the campus of West Virginia State University. Ten club members served as proctors during the two-day event under the supervision of Jeremy Brannon of the West [...]

Senior Residential Advisor, Anita Dunnigan,  assists students with the Planting for Peace competition. Dorms vie for top honors in courtyard flowerbed planting, designs. Y2Y Ambassadors and SGA sponsored a competition May 18 to encourage students to participate in the beautification project by planting flower beds in the courtyard between the dorms. Each dorm was assigned a flower bed, [...]