Posts Tagged ‘Horizons Youth Services’

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 [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center Youth-2-Youth Club decided to have a little fun while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Friday, March 17th. Mr. Trevor Periard, Y2Y staff advisor went all out dressed as a leprechaun, passed out gold chocolate coins to students during lunch, and wished everyone with the luck of the Irish.  Students were [...]

On Thursday, March 9th, John G.Dills,  Staff Sargeant/Military Recruiter for the United States Army pulled into the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center driving an interactive semi-trailer.  At first, the students thought it was a former student visiting to show off his new truck; but little did they know, they were about to learn about the Army’s [...]

Before Mark Daniel entered JobCorps, he lived life to the fullest by riding motorcycles, running, and doing everything to the ultimate extreme.  So extreme he even dealt drugs.  His parents enrolled him into our program and he admits he detoxed during his first month on center and hated every single second of it. Eventually he [...]

Many children in Muhlenberg County celebrated Read Across America Read-to-Lead day on March 2, 2017 with Jan  Yonts, the Greenville Mayor, SOAR, U.K. Extension office, and Muhlenberg Job Corps Center at the County Courthouse.  Together, they sponsored a book-n-treat event where children visited community leaders offices and received a free book and treat. Before entering [...]