Posts Tagged ‘Vermont’

“It’s a terrific symbol for the Job Corps program,” spokesman Ian McGaughey said. “The turbine is a very visible representation of our commitment to reducing CO2 emissions in Vermont and elsewhere.”

“Push yourself to prove yourself.” Those words have guided Northlands student Tearron Dinkins to great heights as he completes his training in Urban Forestry…

Archaeologists from the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum spent nearly two weeks digging and evaluating a site on Otter Creek adjacent to Northlands’ campus in Vergennes, Vermont that they believe may be the site of a historic naval shipyard…

“I’m a social person and enjoy meeting new people,” Jayvon said. “Helping out and making a difference in the community is much more beneficial than sitting in my dorm room playing video games…”

The holiday season in Vergennes, Vermont brings with it a long tradition of special celebrations. And for just as long, students from Northlands have been an active part of ensuring the festivities are successful full of fun…

Northlands Job Corps Facilities Maintenance students lent their skills scraping, priming and painting the St. Peter’s Church Thrift Shop building in Vergennes, Vermont…

“We’ve come home with the 1st place award before,” Northlands Urban Forestry Instructor Jeremy Riemersma said, “but this is the first time sweeping the top three spots…”

“It doesn’t really matter about getting noticed for doing this,” a student said. “What matters is that we took a little time for an activity worth doing.”

Students from the Northlands Job Corps Center trades of welding, culinary arts and auto body travelled to Randolph, Vermont to take part in the annual “Women Can Do” conference at Vermont Technical College. The event showcased a series of hands-on workshops for female high school students interested in career options in science, math, technology, public [...]

The staff worked together in a series of workshops to identify those core values. “The staff has been really excited, involved and committed to the exercise…”