Posts Tagged ‘Horizons Youth Services’

Lt. Governor Hampton talking with Culinary Students during lunch and in the Office Administration Class. The Perkins Job Corps Center had the opportunity to host a visit from Kentucky Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton. Lt. Governor Hampton visited the center on Friday April 6 from 9:00-1:00. Lt. Governor Hampton spent the day visiting classrooms, touring the [...]

On Thursday March 22, the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Youth2Youth (Y2Y) students held a Candlelight Vigil in Downtown Prestonsburg for those4 who have been affected by violence. The event was to coincide with National Youth Violence Prevention week. The students worked hard to prepare for the event, while also presenting information on what Y2Y [...]

Prestonsburg, KY March 2, 2018. Students from the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center held a classroom reading event with students at Porter Elementary on March 2, 2018 to celebrate the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day 2018. Perkins also held a book drive, and received a nice  selection of books that they were [...]

Perkins Job Corps holds Spring College/Career Fair The rain did not keep the fifty-two employers and colleges from showing up for the Perkins Spring College/Career Day, on Thursday March 1st. This has become a yearly event at the center one in the fall and spring. This year’s event was the largest yet. The center also [...]

Perkins Advanced Security graduate Marvin Lockett, 24 years old from Louisville, KY stopped by for a visit. Lockett completed Advanced Training in Security & Protective Services in October, 2017 and went straight to training for the KY State Reformatory. Lockett came to talk to the current class about his career as a correctional officer at [...]

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center was honored to have a special guest on Center, U.S. Representative James Comer (District 1). Congressman Comer was greeted by members of the Student Government Association, Job Corps ambassadors, several Kentucky students, and community supporters.   The Congressman toured the campus and students had the opportunity [...]

There were more than 2000 brightly colored candy filled eggs scattered across the Muhlenberg Job Corps campus, Saturday March 8th, as they held their 37th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. Over 200 children and families were not only excited to participate in the hunt, but also enjoy the inflatable obstacles course and bounce house, color [...]

On Wednesday, March 29th, Steve Brando, National Coordinator of TCU/IAm visited the Muhlenberg Job Corps campus to answer many questions sparked from curious students.  Brando strongly encouraged the students to take advantage of the opportunities available through TCU because so many of them possess the skills and certifications that are sought after for job placement [...]

The volunteers of the Muhlenberg County Senior Citizens report to the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center early every March to file student tax returns.  On Tuesday, March 21st, the volunteers prepared a total of nineteen returns.  Students earn the right to file by working off campus jobs at Work-Based Learning and Leisure Time Employment sites. Mr. [...]

Justin Ruetschi, Instructor Charles Chaney, Caleb Dunning, and Justin Harris Going on a camping trip is such an exciting adventure, but when planning those special family trips, you have to ensure the site is safe.  Often times at campsites, Mother Nature can take its toll on structure and appearance.  At Lake Malone State Park in [...]