Kaitlan Starcher is a student at the Charleston Job Corps Center from Loudendale, WV. Starcher completed her High School Diploma through the center’s Penn Foster program and career technical trade Facilities Maintenance. In addition, she received her WV Driver’s License while enrolled. Kaitlan is excited about her next chapter in life. She will enroll in [...]

The WV Career Transition Office held its Winter Incentive Drawing. To qualify you must be a WV student in a full time position from September –November 2017. Every WV applicant received a $25.00 gift card (approximately 20 students) and were entered into the grand prize drawing for $100 Visa gift card. The winner was announced [...]

Perkins Job Corps student Tyler Celek reads a Thanksgiving story about giving to others. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps “Reading to Lead” and “Youth2Youth” student leaders, along with their reading instructor Betty Barlett, headed to the Porter Elementary Head Start classrooms for a morning of Thanksgiving activities. Students read stories [...]

Perkins Job Corps Advanced Training Security students put their training to use while working security for the concert of country music star Gary Allan on Nov. 10, at the East Kentucky EXPO Center in Pikeville, KY. Perkins students worked the entrance of the concert, checking in each visitor and looking for any prohibited items to [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized students in Medical Office Support for passing their National Health Care Association exam. Students received a lab coat printed with their name and credentials. Congratulations Angelica Hightower, Ashley Peele, Sheddecia Thomas, Aquela Frison, and Kaylin Saitch. Job Corps is a no-cost education [...]

On November 6th, the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center held an informational meeting with district and school personnel from five counties in Kentucky to educate and inform them of the opportunities available within the Job Corps program for area youth. Seventeen visitors participated from five counties. Among them were, Muhlenberg, Ohio, McLean, Breckenridge, and Hancock counties, [...]

On November 20th, Muhlenberg Job Corps Student, Elizabeth Jones received a letter she had been anxiously anticipating. Her acceptance to Murray State University’s creative writing program. Jones completed her pharmacy technician certification through the MJCC in August 2016, and enrolled in the ACT program through the partnership of MJCC and Madisonville Community College, where she [...]

Congratulations to Carl D. Perkins Security and Protective Services student Jabori Lattimore, who through perseverance and hard work, has achieved his goal of enlisting in the military. Lattiimore is heading to Fort Jackson, SC, for basic training in the U.S. Army, and will work as a unit supply specialist in the Army with the realization [...]

Perkins SGA and Y2Y Student Ambassadors are Frank Rivera, Jamon Ritter, Jean Beaulier, and Judeler Noel Petit after the project was complete. Judeler Noel Petit serving hot chocolate to students during Monday Morning Assembly for kindness day November 13, 2017. Y2Y and SGA also celebrated kindness day on November 13, during the Monday Morning center [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services kicks off Kindness Week during Monday Business Meeting. Y2Y Ambassador Robert Battice announced the purpose and read suggested acts of kindness. Here are a few ideas: *Promote positive energy in your interactions with others *Perform a random act of kindness for someone, like holding open [...]