Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Destiny Davis, a Charleston Job Corps graduate, has begun the next part of her education by enrolling in college. Destiny realized the importance of further education after aging out of foster care without having a high school diploma. She opted to join the Charleston Job Corps and use the center as her entrance to college, [...]

At any other time, the message that Jacob Downing (Welding) received from his family may have been innocuous. It simply asked him to take a look at the weather, as the internet was out at home. But it wasn’t just any other night. That night, Kentucky would be struck by a powerful storm – one [...]

When Welding Instructor Mark Sneed started at Whitney M. Young, he entered into a D-Grade program. The plaques on the wall in the welding classroom, which celebrate welding as one of the strongest trades on-center, indicate that’s no longer the case. Sneed has been at Whitney for almost 20 years now, and during that time, [...]

Whitney M. Young has sent another student off to a bright future. Ngolo Nundu, a CNA student who earned his high school diploma at Whitney as well, has graduated and started his career. He was starting study on a second trade, however, he decided to ultimately leave with his current qualifications so he could care [...]

Detroit Job Corps would like to share the winners of our Ugly Sweater Contest May you and your family have a Safe and Wonderful Holiday Season.

Lamar Hay, completed  Security, Protective Services, and Homeland Security training while at the Flint Genesee Job Corps Center!  He is now both Certified Protection Officer and a Concealed Pistol License (CCPL) holder!  He ships for the U.S. Army – Basic Training in January, 2022 for Fort Land Wood in Missouri, after which he will attend [...]

Charleston Job Corps was on hand to work alongside the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades and the Salvation Army, two community partners. On Saturday, December 18th, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades was on hand to man the collection buckets for the Salvation Army. Mr. Jerry Scarbro approached Charleston Job Corps [...]

On December 9, Charleston Job Corps marched in the City of Charleston’s Christmas Parade. With the décor of the Job Corps Bus, the Charleston Job Corps also took part in the Float Contest. The carpentry students contributed to the decorations by sculpting Santa’s face, which included the famed red hat atop the bus. The crowds [...]

Talking Leaves Job Corps & CN Career Services Can/Coat Drive As the Holidays and colder weather approach, Talking Leaves Job Corps partnered with Cherokee Nation Career Services to sponsor a Can/Coat Drive for our local community. The cans were all donated to a the CARE Food Pantry and the  coats were donated to Help in [...]

Weston Swint is a Tahlequah, OK native, Talking Leaves Job Corps graduate, and a member of the United States Army. Swint did not feel traditional high school education was for him so he left during his junior year and entered the TLJC program. “I graduated with a degree in Business Office Technology,” said Swint. “I [...]