Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Charleston Job Corps held a Sip n Dip self-portrait contest which will be judged for prizes at the end of June.  Students participated in our Plein-aire (outside) Sip n Dip contest which was orchestrated by Margie Clemmons and assisted by Joni Radcliff-Pena

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center has always maintained a close relationship with our local nursing homes as many of our students participate in Work Based Learning at those facilities. While COVID guidelines have remained in place and made it impossible for our health trade students to work at those facilities our health trade instructors became creative [...]

Before Job Corps Graduate Enock Ngoga joined the Job Corps program he had been staying at home taking care of his two nieces and was looking to maintain his High School Diploma. While at Muhlenberg Job Corps Center he was enrolled in our High School Diploma program as well as the Certified Nursing Assistant Program. [...]

Welding Graduate Jordan Hood is making his way in the world after completing his trade at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. Jordan joined the Job Corps program after he had dropped out of high school following the death of his brother. He know that he had the potential for greatness and wanted to make himself [...]

On Friday May 7th, 2021 Muhlenberg Job Corps Center honored teachers at their center for Teacher Appreciation Week. Teachers were provided with a socially distanced special order lunch from Subway to begin the celebration. Instructors were then honored later in the day with a virtual slide show presentation recognizing each individual teacher and how many [...]

Janessa Lister graduated from the North Texas Job Corps Center (NTJCC) in March of 2020. Lister knew then that her next steps on her career path would be to enroll in college.  She is now at Collin College pursuing a degree in Computer Systems for Tech Support.  Lister’s goal is to graduate and get a [...]

Jongie Shelton called the Charleston Job Corps and requested our students to build a tool chest in order to store her father’s tools. Shelton was told to contact the Charleston Job Corps center for assistance. Her friend was aware of the Carpentry trade being taught on center. Thus prompting the call to the Carpentry instructor, [...]

As clinical practicum locations remain at reduced capacities and/or closed our Health Trades team at Muhlenberg Job Corps Center began brainstorming ways they could provide the needed skills training to our students while following COVID guidelines. Shown in the images above Health Trade students such as Certified Nursing Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant and Pharmacy Tech [...]

Graffiti Removal Charleston Job Corps planned several Earth Day events which were held on April 22, 2021. Charleston Job Corps students enrolled in painting, carpentry, and facilities maintenance trades were asked to volunteer their time for the benefit of our environment. With the help of Carpentry Instructor, Tommy Fitzwater and Facilities Maintenance Instructor, Richard Asbury, [...]

Kendrick Walker is currently pursuing a Masters in Business Administration degree at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, TX. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Jarvis Christian College.  Walker was an honor’s graduate of North Texas Job Corps where he completed the Office Administration trade in 2014.  He held several leadership positions at NTJCC [...]