Posts Tagged ‘Faces of Job Corps’

Joshua Landfair, from Memphis, TN, enrolled at Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps in August 2019. Since then, he has completed the Eminence High School Diploma program and will receive his high school diploma when he completes his Certified Nurse Assistant career technical training program. Landfair has completed all three sections of his Certified Nurse [...]

Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps is far more than a job training program for Brittany Lafever. It’s also a home. Lafever, from Louisville, KY, spend her childhood in foster care until she aged out of the program at 18. For the next two years, she was homeless. But her life started to improve dramatically [...]

William Lloyd, of Cleveland, OH, started at Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps in January 2019. He obtained his high school diploma through the Penn Foster High School program and completed the Certified Nurse Assistant career technical training program. He currently is waiting to take his nurse assistant certification exam. He continues to prepare for [...]

Detereon Wray, from Memphis, TN, enrolled at Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps in May 2019. He came with his high school diploma and currently is finishing his Cement career technical training program through distance learning. While on center, Wray served in the Student Government Association as the event planner and vice president and completed [...]

Ms. Mintlow is a Office Administration instructor that doesn’t limit her care for students to the trade or her classroom. She cares enough to seek out donations of dresses for students that didn’t have the type of wardrobe they really desired to wear to the center’s Valentine’s Dance. Since the dance was presented as a [...]

Cassidy Suedekum, recent Wind River Job Corps graduate, has a favorite quote from A. A. Milne, “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” This is a very appropriate quote for the young woman from Firestone, Colorado, who left behind a difficult relationship and life situation by coming up [...]

“Congratulations!  Because of the exceptionally high score you received on your Microsoft Office Specialist MOS Word 2013 exam, you have been named Massachusetts’s Champion and selected to compete in Certiport’s 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship” This is the message Jeremy Jones Jr. received.  Age 19, from Springfield, MA, this quiet, serious student had [...]

Saturday 8/13/16 RA Kareece Thompson took students Johnnie Vining, Justin Cornelius, Roberto Yong, and Evan Nabors all helped volunteer to oversee a 5k marathon to support the Young Futures Homeless Shelter​ in Ogden. The duties that they engaged in were keeping runners safe along their route, encouraging runners along their run, and handing water to [...]

6 Clearfield Students participated in the 2016 Stepin for Life 5K run to benefit the Northern Utah HIV/AIDS Project this year on August 6th. Three of the students placed in the top three at the finish line at the event which began at the MTC Learning Center pavilion in Ogden. This is the 5th year [...]

Clearfield students of dorms B1 and A4 participated in a joint community service project at the Ogden National Night Out Against Crime. The services the students provided were cleaning up the free haircut area, handing out bike helmets to children, picking up trash around the amphitheater and running the dunk tank. Also the students got [...]