The Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center assisted with the 31st Big Sandy Senior Games that were held at Dewey Dam on Friday May 20, 2017. This is the 10th year that the center has assisted with the games. Students always states this is one of their favorite events to work. Students assisted the Olympians [...]

The Charleston Job Corps center held its fourth annual Student Mother’s Day Celebration on May 5 to inspire the student mothers to complete their academic and career technical training to become self-sufficient and provide for their families. The event speaker, Camilla Neal, records supervisor, emphasized the importance of using time wisely and making wise decisions [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center’s, Medical Office Support hosted it’s spring blood drive with the American Red Cross, May 16, 2017 in the center gymnasium. The students of MOS promoted the event, scheduled donors, assisted Red Cross staff in all aspects earning work based learning experience and community service hours. The staff and students of CJCC [...]

The YMCA-Mel Wolf Child Development Center recently received a grant to start a garden for the children at its local daycare facility. The center was able at its local daycare facility. The center was able to purchase all the materials and obtain a garden specialist for the project, but needed assistance with building the garden [...]

The Facility Maintenance (FM) Dept. at Hubbard Hospice House received much needed assistance with projects, thanks to CJCC student Mark Pollard, who is completing a work-based learning internship with the hospice organization for his facilities maintenance trade. Hubbard Hospice House, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor James Thayer stated he is impressed with Pollard’s professionalism, quality of work [...]

The Old Skool Social was an event sponsored by the Student Government Association to promote student and staff engagement while taking a trip down memory lane through the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. The event was held directly after a cookout style lunch served by the engagement committee and direct reports staff. Students and staff played [...]

Career Transition specialists meet with students nearing completion Kentucky Career Transition specialists were on center recently to meet with the Carl D. Perkins Career Transitional Readiness coordinators to discuss job opportunities for students who will soon be graduating. The CTS staff, out of Lexington, KY, also met with the Kentucky students who soon will be [...]

On May 23, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center was recognized by the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce with a special “Thank You” award during the chamber’s annual banquet. Perkins Job Corps was recognized for its outstanding support and contributions to the Floyd County community. The students and staff of Carl D. Perkins Job [...]

Congressman Site Visit

June 6th, 2017

On June 2nd, SJCC had the pleasure of welcoming Congressman Ami Bera to our center for a tour. Center Director, Ms. Angela Rackley, got the chance to meet wit him to give an update on the center and our initiatives, and then he spoke with several students who were excited to tell him about their [...]

Pharmacy Technician students practice the skills they learn in class on staff “patients.”