WOLF CREEK JOB CORPS CCC RECEIVES FOREST SERVICE CENTER OF THE YEAR AWARD
May 3rd, 2011
Lakewood, Colorado – Larry Dawson, Job Corps National Director recently announced the 2011 National Director Honor Awards which recognize exemplary service and achievements that support the mission and strategic goals of the Forest Service Job Corps Program. These awards are presented for outstanding achievement by Forest Service Job Corps employees.
According to Alicia Bennett, Job Corps National Public Affairs Officer, “Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center has demonstrated leadership, teamwork, and a community connection. The center has supported the national forests, been responsive to challenges and has adopted innovative methods in delivering services to its students. Wolf Creek’s creativity, workforce vitality, morale and commitment to students set the standard for all Civilian Conservation Centers.”
Center Director Eric Bracken stated “This award is a huge honor and is due to the hard work contributed by all staff and students of Wolf Creek Job Corps CCC.
Wolf Creek JCCCC has 9 residence halls with a capacity of 231 students. Career Technical Training Programs include Auto Mechanics*, Business Technology, Culinary Arts, Nurse’s Assistant/Phlebotomy*, Union Painting, Union Carpentry, Union Cement Masonry, Union Construction Craft Laborer, Welding, Forestry/Interagency Hot Shot Crew and Camp Crew (* in partnership with Umpqua Community College)
The USDA Forest Service operates 28 Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers across 18 states with a capacity of 6,200 students. The Wolf Creek JCCCC is associated with the Umpqua National Forest