Cascades Honored By Governor Inslee

CA_govinsleeEight Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy students impressed more than just Skagit Valley College with their GPA this semester, earning special recognition from Washington Governor Jay Inslee.

Gov. Inslee presented the students their Dean’s List certificates of achievement during his visit to the Center […]

Cascades Champs Cash in with Skagit Valley College

CA_juannicasioCascades Job Corps College & Career Academy students are scoring big on Skagit Valley scholarships.

Juan Nicasio (pictured right) received $2,000 from the Hilliard Family Scholarship and $3,000 from the Dr. Roger & Leslie Estep First Generation Scholarship. Elder Rodriquez (pictured below) received $500 from the Brian […]

Cascades Gets Its Game On

CA_videogamecertCascades Job Corps College & Career Academy students Joel Alvaraz, Alan Clark, Quincy Johnson and Nery Quiroz (pictured here with IT Pathway Manager Jeremiah Nyman) scored big, earning their Video Game Development certificate from the Northwest Career & Technical Academy.

The students attended a year-long course consisting […]

Cascades Constructs Critical Thinking Challenge

CA_jengaCascades Job Corps College & Career Academy continues to find innovative ways to build up students’ problem-solving skills, even going as far as to put their own skills to work.

Academy Dean Darrell Lutton spent the weekend handcrafting wooden pieces for use in an extra large Jenga game […]

Cascades Connects with Microsoft

CA_microsoftCascades Job Corps Career & College Academy’s Information Technology students took their training to the next level this month with the grand opening of the Certiport Authorized Testing Center.

Students can now take their Microsoft Office Specialist and Microsoft Technical Associate exams, while staff can take […]

Cascades Students Get First Taste of College

CA_collegeorientationThe Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy took its inaugural Healthcare cohort on a trip to Skagit Valley College on May 26.

Six Medical Administrative Specialist and Medical Assistant students, Ashley Bennett, Jorge Real, Yajaira Alvarez-Rodriguez, Cassandra Young, Kayla King and Vanessa McCoy, joined four […]

Cascades College & Career Academy Unveiled

caopenhouseMore than 100 guests gathered at the Cascades College & Career Academy Open House to learn more about this new Job Corps pilot program. Among the important guests were U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Christopher Lu, Job Corps National Director Lenita Jacobs-Simmons, Job Corps’ Marcus Gray and San […]