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Giving back to the Community is top of mind for the CJCC Students. On February 28th 20 students and staff went down to the Utah food bank to assist them and provide some community service. In the hour and a half that we they there we emptied at least nine huge boxes. They separated the [...]

Cheyenne Grogan Age: 23 Hometown: Hampton, VA Region: Philadelphia Center: Blue Ridge Dates enrolled: 2/9/2016- 9/26/2018 Training: CNA, CMA Cheyenne Grogan grew up in Hampton, VA and graduated in 2014 from New Kent High School. While she had earned her high school diploma, she hadn’t set specific goals beyond that point, and she found herself [...]

Potomac Job Corps Center welcomes alumni student back to center to talk to future leaders of tomorrow on center. Mr. Maxwell, alumni took a few minutes to explain to students the importance of taking charge of your future with planning and understanding every path to success may be different but you will get there with [...]

Meet… Steve Moore Age: 20 Hometown: Akron, OH Center: Cleveland Job Corps Career Area: Home Builders Institute Building Construction Technology Job Corps Dates: 01/03/18 – 01/30/19 Employer: Finch Group           Position: Maintenance After earning certifications in Building Construction Technology, RAMset, Forklifting, BCT Pre-Apprenticeship, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA-10) from the Cleveland Job Corps Center, student [...]

Meet… Destiny Penny Mann Age: 19 Hometown: Akron, Ohio Center: Cleveland Job Corps Career Area: Nursing Assistant Job Corps Dates: 05/07/18 – 01/10/19 Employer: Ohio Living Rockynol       Position: State Tested Nursing Assistant Armed with determination and drive to embark on a new journey, Destiny Penny Mann enrolled in the Medical Assistant trade at the Cleveland [...]

Potomac Job Corps Center and DC Public Library made an effort to continue motivating and encouraging Job Corps students to read. Potomac Job Corps is making a daily effort to increase the Reading To Lead Across America initiative with students on center representing several different states. A representative from DC Public Library brought applications for [...]

Meet… BreAnna Higgins Age: 22 Hometown: Walkerton, VA Center: Blue Ridge Enrollment Dates: 07/29/16 – 01/18/19 Career Area: Nurse Aide “I left Job Corps more prepared than I ever imagined,” stated BreAnna Higgins. The recent Blue Ridge Job Corps Nurse Aide graduate is working as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation [...]

Female student leaders from the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps examined the topic of empowering women as leaders during the 20th Annual Big Sandy Women’s Business Symposium . This year’s theme was “She Leads.” The students attended numerous breakout workshops during the symposium that focused on economic development, entrepreneurship, speaking with a purpose and reconnecting [...]

By Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center dynamic student Dante Moore featured in the photo above returned from Las Vegas, Nevada ready and prepared to take on the world. Representing Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, and Kentucky all a part of region #2. His preparation before entering the International Home Builders Show was smooth. Dante managed [...]

Charleston Job Corp Black History Month Door Contest The month of February has been declared Black History Month in order to pay tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society. In observance of Black History Month, Charleston Job Corps Center holds a door decorating contest [...]