Kittrell Mentors and Mentees Build Bonds

KI_bulldogsThe Kittrell Job Corps Center’s Bigdogs/Bulldogs Mentoring Program held its’ second annual Fall Festival on Oct. 25.

The event featured Bigdog/Bulldog Teams (Mentors and Mentees) competing in various events for prizes and recognition. Events included musical chairs, 3-legged Race, Twister, pool-shooting, darts, academic/fall Trivia, Connect 4 and corn hole. […]

Kittrell Honors Its Veterans

KI_veteransdayThe Kittrell Job Corps Center hosted a Veterans Appreciation Ceremony on Nov. 6 to honor Center veterans and the sacrifices they have made.

Security students, under directions of Captain Shirley Henderson, escorted the veterans into the gym and presented the flags ceremony. Among the student participants […]

Woodland Caters with Martin’s

WL_martinsWoodland Job Corps Center Culinary Arts students Cassandra McKeithen and Tyrique Cunningham worked a black tie event for the Children’s Cancer Foundation at the Martin’s Valley Mansion this month.

Woodland’s Culinary Arts program has a MOU with Martin’s Caterers, which is the largest domestic caterer on the East coast. […]

St. Louis Assists Dia De Los Muertos

SL_calaveraOnce again the St. Louis Job Corps Center students assisted with Día de los Muertos.

The students took the 8-foot calavera, an artistic depiction of a skull, that they completed as a community art project last year and put it out front St. Louis History Museum. The event’s organizers […]

Treasure Island Student Hired at LifeLine

TI_destinymLifeLine Methadone Clinic in Oakland founds its “Destiny” in the form of Treasure Island Job Corps student Destiny Martinez.

Destiny is LifeLine’s new medical assistant and could not be happier.  At first, Destiny struggled to find an internship that would fit with her work and childcare schedule. Several clinics […]

Keystone Helps Catholic Social Services Help Homeless

KS_ccsKeystone Job Corps Center Material Handling students pitched in to help Hazleton Catholic Social Services (CSS) renovate its building to create a new residential shelter and transitional living facility.

In order for this project to start, space needed to be cleared in an already heavily utilized building. […]

Atterbury Hosts Transportation Communication Union

AT_tcupresentationThe students of Atterbury Job Corps Center were visited by the Regional Coordinator for the Transportation Communication Union (TCU) Advanced Training Program, Nicole Hickson.

Ms. Hickson brings over a decade of experience in the TCU program and even more within the transportation industry outside of Job […]

Atterbury Supports Franklin Youth Football League

AT_footballleagueAtterbury Job Corps Center added another community award to its growing collection, in honor of its support of the Franklin Youth Football League.

Atterbury students ran the “chain gang” to mark off yardage distances and the “down of play,” ran the entry gate and ticketing process, and […]

Atterbury Takes Strides Against Breast Cancer

AT_breastcancerThe Atterbury Job Corps Center Recreation Department took students to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Oct. 21.

It was a 3,000-mile walk around the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Students met several survivors who shared their stories and passion for saving other lives from breast […]

Kittrell Participates in Make a Difference Day

KI_makedifference4During the week of October 24-27, Kittrell Job Corps Center students joined millions of youth across the county to host several Make A Difference activities.

Students mentored the kids at the Franklin Vance Warren Head Start Center. They assisted the Disable American Veteran with its fundraiser […]