Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Every Thursday, the Pharmacy Technician students of Springdale Job Corps Center practice to make sure their prescriptions are correct. The accuracy and speed drill pushes our students to maintain focus and to be efficient.

Brick instructor, Chris Gray, and his students were instrumental in creating smiles on the many faces in Shelby County! In the fall of 2017 approximately 17 students were able to participate in a unique Work Based Learning (WBL) project. Henry Jew with the Veteran of Foreign War (VFW) contacted Whitney Young to see if the [...]

Potomac’s Y2Y LGBTQ Rally Ms. Calhoun shares her story to the Y2Y Committee Mr. Dock, LPN speaks on challenges of being gay but confident Avery Maxwell speaking on being gay and bullied featured in photo l-r:  Avery Maxwell, Brandon Murphy, Mr.. Dock, & Arryuana Rhodes

Potomac JCC Success Story – ShaRon Dock Meet ShaRon Dock, Registered Nurse Potomac Job Corps Center Title: Registered Nurse Hometown: Washington, DC “Job Corp made me realize that life isn’t easy; anything you work for you earn – your effort is your result.” ShaRon Dock decided that Job Corps was for him when he found [...]

Cynthia Mills Potomac Job Corps Carpentry Instructor Potomac Job Corps Graduate (trade carpentry) “Winners do what they have to do; Losers do what they want to do.” Moreover, you have 3 types of people in the world, those that make things happen, those that watch happen and those who don’t know what happen. Who will [...]

Meet Potomac’s Student Ambassadors (l-r) sitting:  Arron Guishard, Arryuana Rhodes, A’Sha Jones, Damani Williams (l-r) standing:  Avery Maxwell. Peter Soderstrom, Antonio Brock

Springdale Job Corps Center hosts Junk Yard Golf as a way for staff and students to be mindful of the amount of waste used on campus. The design and construction of holes promotes team building, effective communication, and critical thinking!

Achieving Success

June 21st, 2018

Auto Student Maura was hired within her field, she will work as a Service Provider for Super-cars Garage., she is excited to start in her career and pursue her industry of choice. She is also completing with advanced Certification within UAW Auto program.  Her advice for future students is staying focused and don’t let anyone [...]

(Pictured l-r) Alumni – Meagan Garrison, Keavon Atkins, Michaela Hall, Jeleesa Furgurson, Tomasina Gibbs Potomac’s Center Director meet Potomac’s Alumni an discuss leisure time learning activities for the students that involve the alumni. Alumni speaks with TCU and Office Administration students about career and plan planning, goals and finance

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) is observing National Safety Month with various activities, events and speakers. The center’s Youth-2-Youth (Y2Y) Partners 4 Peace: Campaign Against violence is meeting with First Responders to discuss safety on center and in the local community. The first visit was held with the [...]