Posts Tagged ‘Graduation’

The seats in the Alaska Job Corps Center gym were filled with students and family members from all over Alaska and even the world, many of them holding roses, carnations and other flowers, as they celebrated the graduation of 77 students on Friday, Aug. 25. Thirty-four students from all trades actually walked the stage to [...]

Palmer, Alaska—Some came from far away and some came from nearby. Either way, 63 students finished their career training at the Alaska Job Corps Center in Palmer and graduated on Friday, Feb. 24. From Akiachak to Arizona, and from Seward to Scammon Bay, these students had much to be proud of on this very special day. Community leaders, friends, family, alumni, colleagues, employers and staff watched these students as they were honored one by one and received their diplomas.

Dear Graduates, Congratulations on your graduations from the Treasure Island Job Corps Center and to all of the families, teachers and community leaders who have made this day possible. You should be proud of the hard work and dedication you have shown to complete this course of study. Whether you are embarking on the next [...]

ACHIEVING TOGETHER, BENEFITS ALL

September 1st, 2016

It goes without saying that our staff have a very crucial job to train, retain and education our students. Treasure Island Job Corps has seen thousands of students come through our center, but for every student that shows up wanting to gain a trade or further their education, we plan to serve each individual until [...]

The National Commencement at the Alaska Job Corps brought in families, alumni, leaders and friends from all over the state. The keynote speaker was US Senator Dan Sullivan. As he addressed the graduates, more than one was deeply moved by his admiration for both their goals but also recognition of their families’ sacrifice. Over 90 [...]

The Career Preparation Period graduation ceremony for the month of March focused on the enduring strength of women. Held on April 8, it honored the women on Center — students and staff — who have survived despite the odds. The CPP staff also paid tribute to the men on Center who are surviving and taking [...]

Little Rock Job Corps held a Commencement Ceremony for 90 students on Feb. 26. The commencement speaker was Arkansas State Representative Fredrick Love of Little Rock. Representative Love represents district 29 of Arkansas, which includes part of Pulaski County and is now serving his third term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. His speech focused [...]

Congressman William Lacy Clay from District 1 in Missouri gave the keynote address to the graduates of the St. Louis Job Corps Center and a packed auditorium. His address discussed what foot prints you will leave behind for future generations to follow. He praised the St. Louis Job Corps for giving hope to thousands of [...]

Winter Graduation

February 28th, 2016

Leianna Sullivan was ready to be a leader when she arrived at the Joliet Job Corps Center. As she trained in the Security/MILCAP program and prepared to enlist in the U.S. Army, she also guided her classmates. She served as Chief Justice of the Student Government Association, assisted her fellow students in a mentoring program [...]

Students learn many lessons at the Joliet Job Corps Center. But out of all of them, perseverance is perhaps the most important one, said Lisa Bowman, valedictorian of the recent graduating class. “At times, giving up seemed like the easiest thing to do,” said the 22-year-old from Chicago, talking about her training during her graduation [...]