Keystone Cleans Up Head Start Playground

KS_headstartplaygroundKeystone Job Corps Center students assisted the Berwick Head Start of the Columbia Child Development Program with a cleanup and repair session at their playground and outdoor area.

The outdoor area at Head Start provides the children the opportunity to enjoy the various play areas and engage […]

Keystone Cleans Up Area Roadways

KS_pacleanupThe Keystone Job Corps Center’s HBI Construction and Material Handling students participated in the PA Cleanup as part of the Center’s recognition of Earth Day.

Staff and students from Keystone participate in this event annually and clean the five miles of roadways that lead to the Center, including […]

Keystone Plants Tree for Earth Day

KS_eckleytreeIn a tradition that started three years ago, Keystone Job Corps Center students and staff planted a tree at Eckley Miners Village to commemorate Earth Day and to pay tribute to the miners and their families who worked in the anthracite mines in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Keystone has […]

Glenmont Hosts Local LPN

GL_lpnvisitTurquois Turner, LPN/Office Manager for Capital Care Great Oaks, visited the Glenmont Job Corps Center on April 12 to speak to the Golden Standards Women’s Group.

She delivered presentations about how to prevent HIV/AIDS and various STD’s and distributed various informative pamphlets about sexual health. About 25 students showed […]

Glenmont Healthcare Students Host Blood Drive

GL_bloodriveGlenmont Job Coprs Medical Administrative Assistant (MAA) students held the American Blood Drive on April 18 from 9:00am to 3:30pm.

MAA students screened students and staff in the cafeteria prior to the the event, signing up students and staff who wanted to donate blood. Each potential donor was asked […]

Joliet Chooses New Student Leaders

JO_sgaelectionThe Joliet Job Corps Center students recently cast their votes for new student leaders.

The new Student Government Association officers are: Chief Justice Quandre Mitchell, Sergeant-at-Arms Leola Baines, Treasurer Charnell Newell, Vice President Nina Landers and President Von Hill. For the next six months, these students will serve […]

Kittrell Office Student Heads for TCU

KI_mosessoka Kittrell graduate Moses Soka poses proudly with his Job Corps class ring.

Kittrell Job Corps Center graduate Moses Soka transferred to the Advanced Transportation Communications Union (TCU)  program at the Shriver Job Corps Center in Massachusetts on April 18.

Moses enrolled in Kittrell in August and completed […]

Grafton Helps Out Homeless Veterans

GR_standdownGrafton Job Corps Center Advanced Human Service Worker students assisted Veterans Inc. with counting and organizing donation items.

Students Brianna Brewer, Kris Brown, Colleen Cobbs, Rodney McClanton, Mathew Pellegrino, Ashley Schachter, and Shawn Temple  helped Veterans Inc. prepare for its Operation Stand Down event, which will take place […]

Exeter Graduate is Town Tax Assessor

EX_kerriOne Exeter Job Corps Center graduate has been especially busy this tax season.

Kerri Petrarca graduated from Exeter’s Business Technology program in 2009 and was recently named the Town of Exeter’s Tax Assessor. She was first introduced to local government through a WBL assignment, where she gained […]

St. Louis Students Learn Customer Service at Starbucks

SL_starbucksTwelve St. Louis Job Corps Center students received the opportunity to hone their customer service skills through specialized training at Starbucks.

The four-week course will teach students Paige Brite,  Janel Brown, Carothers Marland, Chanelle Churchill, Escorcia Parada Jorge, Aarian Felix, Shannon Gipson, Earnest Hobbs Jr, Octavia Jackson, […]