Posts Tagged ‘student success’

To stay safe during COVID-19, students at Whitney M. Young have remained on campus. Though it’s helped protect them, it’s also led to some frustration. But Aliciakaye Bryant (Pharmacy Tech) had an idea of how to channel all that stress into something more positive. So Bryant started a student-run crochet club. “I’ve had experience in [...]

Throughout February, Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center has highlighted our connection to Black History. Staff have shared facts about important historical figures, given presentations on why this history matters and how it’s relevant today, even digging into our center’s own storied legacy. And as that was happening, students at Whitney weren’t just listening – [...]

Weston Swint is a Tahlequah, OK native, Talking Leaves Job Corps graduate, and a member of the United States Army. Swint did not feel traditional high school education was for him so he left during his junior year and entered the TLJC program. “I graduated with a degree in Business Office Technology,” said Swint. “I [...]

This is the amazing story of  NTJCC graduate, Brooklyn Stevenson-Dejesus, who completed all the requirements  to start her career path in the Texas Army National Guard. Stevenson-Dejesus just completed the Basic Combat Training, which signifies her being physically fit and able to execute her duties at war. Her graduation was on May 12th and it [...]

Tattiana Gotlweski Jeremy Littleberry Tattiana Gotlewski and Jeremy Littleberry, two North Texas Job Corps Center students,  are excelling at Collin College.  Tattiana Gotlewski made the fall 2020 semester President’s List in her second semester at Collin College, and made the Dean’s List her first semester.  Gotlewski achieved this milestone by earning a 4.0 for the fall [...]

Dezmond Handy, a 2015 North Texas Job Corps Center (NTJCC) graduate from the cement masonry program is living his dream.  He graduated from Texas College in Tyler, TX in May 2020 and is now employed as a 7th grade Texas history teacher at Hector P. Garcia Middle School in the Dallas Independent School District.  He [...]

Congratulations to North Texas Job Corps student Tattianna Gotlewski, who made the Dean’s List this past spring semester at Collin College.  She entered her first semester of college in the spring with a course load of 15 credit hours and earned a 3.8 GPA while doing her class work entirely online.  Gotlewski is enrolled in [...]

Silverio Martinez, who completed the Patient Care Technician (PCT) career technical training program at North Texas Job Corps in February 2020 is now employed at CSL Plasma in Dallas, TX as a phlebotomist.  Martinez earned certifications in phlebotomy, and as an EKG Technician and Patient Care Technician.  He is currently makine an annual salary of [...]

William Martin graduated from the North Texas Job Corps on March 18, 2020, was hired by the Rock Solid Masonry Co. in Louisville, KY making $15 per hour.  Martin is in the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local 4 – Indiana and Kentucky Bricklaying apprenticeship program.  William is on track to become a journeyman bricklayer.  [...]

Some of Collin College’s newest students are from North Texas Job Corps are, first row, Mariah Washington, Desire Juarez, Cornelius Johnson, Tittiana Gotlewski, and Jamie Lyons; standing, Jose Garcia, Ephrata Mengistu, and Sheldon Hartfield Thirteen students at North Texas Job Corps are fulfilling their dream to go to college this semester by taking advantage of [...]