Posts Tagged ‘Horizons Youth Services’

North Texas Job Corps graduate Sabrina Carpenter joins the ranks of women pursuing careers in the construction industry.  Carpenter was accepted into the cement masonry advanced training program at the Gary Job Corps Center in San Marcos, TX. Carpenter, from Desoto, TX, enrolled at the North Texas Job Corps in September 2018, in search of [...]

An article was written about Wes in the January 2019 of the North Texas Job Corps newsletter when he had completed his first year at Collin College.  He stood on May 17, 2019 in the Collin College graduate’s line, adorned in the graduate’s blue cap and gown with a beautiful white military stole proclaiming him [...]

North Texas Job Corps staff attended the monthly Texas cities of Anna and Melissa Chambers of Commerce luncheon meeting on 4/16.  The guest speaker was The Honorable Congressman Van Taylor who spoke on his short tenure to date in the House and on some of the bills the he has supported since being in office.  [...]

Standard Utility Construction, Inc. representative Kathi Standish and other SUC  spoke to a group of North Texas Job Corps students who are enrolled in diverse construction career technical training programs.  Standish is the vice president of marketing of this family-owned business.  She told the NTJCC students that SUC is hiring and always has opportunities waiting for persons interested [...]

During 2018 the Counseling staff at the North Texas Job Corps Center undertook the monumental task of taking 25 students monthly to tour college campuses.  For the majority of the students this was their first visit to a college.  The goal is to introduce students to ”college life”  and to allay some of the fears that the [...]

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 [...]