April 27, 2018- The BCL hosted the  Edison Job Corps Academy quarterly Community blood drive for students. Students were focused on saving lives through blood donation for local hospitals and urgent care clinics in need. The Edison Job Corps Academy came together to make a difference for people in need. The automotive staff  and cafeteria [...]

Perkins Office Administration students along with their instructor Melissa Morrison assisted the Big Sandy Area Development district with their annual big Sandy Senior Olympics on Friday May 18, at Dewey Lake in Prestonsburg, KY. Nearly 300 Seniors turned out for the event from the Big Sandy Region. the Perkins students assisted with games such as [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operating under Horizons Youth Services held its first quarterly Community Relations Council with new center director Angela Rackley. Several members and guests were in attendance to hear departmental updates, student success stories, center highlights, employment opportunities and upcoming events. Guests shared announcements, student job opportunities and community events with staff [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operating under Horizons Youth Services attended the Salvation Army of Hope Gala, May 17, 2018 at the Clay Center for Arts & Sciences. The event was the first of its kind for the Salvation Army of Charleston WV. A welcome was given by Area Commander Major Brooks Gilliam. The recognition [...]

Congratulations to Elyjahwaun Blake for receiving the Highest GPA in Dental Hygienist program at BridgeValley Community & Technical College (CTC) on May 10, 2018. Blake is a student at CJCC who completed the dental assistant trade and enrolled in the ACT College program at BridgeValley CTC for dental hygienist. He arrived in February 2016 and [...]

Samantha Feagins- 20, Milwaukie, OR, Health Occupations Samantha Feagins (pronounced Fay-ghins) is a great example of a student taking advantage of all that Job Corps has to offer. She recently earned her Certified Nursing Assistant certification while at Springdale Job Corps Center and was accepted to the Practical Nursing (LPN) program at the Denison Job [...]

Security Trade begins the day with a little physical training

Denzel Polk Age: 20 Hometown: Cleveland, OH7 Center: Cleveland Job Corps Region: Chicago Career Area: Nurse Aide Job Corps Dates: 6/20/16 – 1/31/18 Denzel Polk graduated from Martin Luther King High School in 1995. “Before coming to Job Corps, I was unemployed and looking for a new direction in my life,” explained Denzel. After sitting [...]

Davante Anderson Age: 25 Hometown: Cleveland, OH Center: Cleveland Job Corps Region: Chicago Career Area: Building Construction Technology JC Date: 1/28/2014 – 5/4/2015 Davante Anderson’s favorite quote, “It’s not where you start, it’s where you finish,” rang true as this twenty-five-year-old has truly finished well. After the unfortunate passing of his mother, Davante found himself [...]