Glenmont Facilities Maintenance Grads Land Jobs with Lewis Lawn Care and Masonry and Rochester Gears

GL_alexriveraorlandomonteroGlenmont Job Corps Center graduates Alexander Matias-Rivera and Orlando Montero have started their new professional careers with Lewis Lawn Care and Masonry and Rochester Gears, respectively.

Alexander came to Glenmont in July 2017 as a 17 -year-old with the hopes of obtaining his high school diploma, driver’s license, and […]

Exeter Escapes to a New World of Learning

EX_escapeExeter Job Corps Center students in the Reading class and Security class came together to solve an Escape Room mystery.

The students were split into two groups, Team A and Team B. While one group was trying to crack the code to escape the room, the […]

Kittrell Experiences the Cycle of Volunteerism with Triangle Down Syndrome Network

KI_bikes7Kittrell Job Corps Center student volunteers partnered with the Triangle Down Syndrome Network (TDSN) for the iCan Bike Camp.

This week-long camp is free for individuals with Down syndrome ages eight and older.  For this event, TDSN had over 40 riders participants and over 200 local […]

For Cascades, It’s Nerf or Nothin’

CA_nerf2At Cascades Job Corps Career and College Academy, students play as hard as they work.

In April the Student Government Association (SGA) was approached to fund a Nerf Battle Arena for student leisure time. This ambitious proposal was created when the Recreation Supervisor realized how popular […]

Grafton Serves Up Some Snacks for Worcester Youth Leadership Symposium

GR_worcesterstymposium2Grafton Job Corps Center Culinary students collaborated with the City of Worcester Division of Youth Opportunities from June 24 through June 28 to provide 5,000 meals by the end of the week.

The Division of Youth Opportunities and all of its partners (Worcester Community Action Council, Worcester Public Schools, […]

New Hampshire Butters Up U.S. Representative Chris Pappas with Cookie Support

NH_pappas3When the call for “cookie back up” came in from the office of U.S. Representative Chris Pappas, the New Hampshire Job Corps Center Culinary crew immediately went to work.

Rep. Pappas was celebrating the grand opening of his new office on the well-traveled corner of Elm and […]

Treasure Island Energizes Students with Electrical Olympics

TI_electricolympics4Last Friday, those at Treasure Island Job Corps Center may have had a sudden urge to light a torch, look for doves flying, or wear 5 different colored rings.

If they did, they were probably subconsciously or consciously tuning in to the Electrical students participating in […]

Treasure Island Grad Steers Culinary Skills into Navy Position

TI_robertgagnonTreasure Island Job Corps Center graduate Robert Gagnon shipped off to Navy boot camp after his graduation on June 27.

Robert was an outstanding Advanced Culinary student who embraced all six courses, learning as much as possible in each class and excelled in Front of the House […]

Treasure Island Pumps Life into Blood Drive

TI_blooddriveTreasure Island Job Corps Center hosted a blood drive with the aid of Certified Medical Assistant students. One of these students, Blanca Cruz Torres, was excited to talk about the experience.

“There are many details behind a Blood Drive which are not seen by the donors, […]

New Hampshire Grad Suits Up for the Army

NH_gavenparkerNew Hampshire Job Corps Center graduate Gaven Parker completed the Security trade in March and immediately signed up for Basic Training with the U.S. Army.

He had enrolled in New Hampshire in September 2018 with the goal of the military. Gaven is happy to report that he […]