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 […]

Exeter Evening and Weekend Studies Takes Math to the Next Level

EX_climbing EX_climbing2Climbing is a tug of war between the forces of gravity and friction or so Grafton Job Corps Center students learned during a trip to Central Rock Gym in Warwick, RI.

The group met on […]

Exeter Executes Top Class Catering for Department of Labor

EX_dol2Exeter Job Corps Center’s Advanced Culinary class and Chef Mark Bennison were honored to prepare and serve at the U.S. Department of Labor Boston Region Honor Awards ceremony.

Students Carlos Ocasico, Safia Mohamed, Kieshawn Evans, Catherine Colby, Sivela Rivera, Andrew Bennett, Gloria Mastias and Bronson Moreno lent […]

Exeter Grad Scoops Up Kiki’s Garden Scholarship

EX_giannapietroExeter Job Corps Center graduate Gianna Pietro received $750 through the Kiki’s Garden Scholarship.

Gianna, who has earned her GED and trade completions in Certified Nursing Assistant and Office Administration, was so excited and honored to receive this special scholarship, which goes towards furthering her education. She plans to move […]

Exeter Ambitions Soar High at Groton Army Base

EX_grotonExeter Job Corps Center ladies headed to the Connecticut National Guard’s Groton Army Base to meet with members of the 1109th TASMG.

The 1109th specializes in helicopter repair and is one of five places in the country where helicopters are stripped down for metal work. Students […]

Exeter Claims Prize at Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

EX_tasteofriExeter Job Corps Center Advanced Culinary students received the “Best of the Taste of Southern Rhode Island” award from the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce.

The students competed with 42 New England restaurants on October 18, pitting their pastries against the best of the area before an attendance […]

Exeter Drafts New Ideas through Student Centered Design

EX_scdExeter Job Corps Academy’s Student Centered Design Team continues to work hard to develop ideas to help students better acclimate, excel and succeed at Job Corps and their career.

The Team created prototypes based on discussions in the Ideation Lab in February. Members initiated six prototypes based […]

Exeter Tastes the Regions

EX_tasteofregionsExeter Job Corps Academy Advanced Culinary and Academic students joined forced for a “Taste of the Regions” collaboration event in March.

Each Academic student was tasked to research traditional food items from around the world. They presented their findings to the Culinary students who created menus with […]

Exeter Learns from Coast Guard Culinarians

EX_coastguardRecruiters from the U.S. Coast Guard visited Exeter Job Corps Academy to educate students on culinary positions available through service.

The Coast Guard offers the Culinary Specialist Program, something people do not usually consider when they think of the Coast Guard. The recruiters hoped to find […]

Exeter Secures Dooney Aviation Kickboxing

EX_kickboxingSeven Exeter Job Corps Center students put their hard work in play as they served as security for the Kickboxing Fights at Dooney Aviation in Westerly, RI.

Students Chris LeDoux, Mikal Madyun, Avery Colon Nance, Natalie Hunter, Joshua White and Eddie Cheatem were in charge of crowd […]