IndyPendence Graduate Gets $40K Lincoln Tech Scholarship

IN_gideonkimIndyPendence Job Corps graduate Gideon Kim raked in the rewards with a nearly $40,000 ($39,000) scholarship from Lincoln Tech College in Indianapolis.

Gideon graduated in May after earning his high school diploma and completing the Office Administration trade. Gideon says he loves working on cars and wants […]

IndyPendence Reads to Lead in the Community

IN_readtoleadEight IndyPendence Job Corps Center students went to Indianapolis Math and Science Academy to read to various grade groups.

IndyPendence students read to students in kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade and 3rd grade. The kindergarteners made puppets out of bags, first-graders made a story on colorful cards and […]

IndyPendence Graduate Lands Job with Marion County Democratic Office

IN_sierramaggardIndyPendence Job Corps Center Office Administration graduate Sierra Maggard turned her Work Based Learning internship into employment at the Marion County Democratic Office.

Not only is this position a Job Training Match, but also in her new role, Sierra runs into well-known elected officials like U.S. Representative Andre […]

IndyPendence Students Spend Time with Senator Donnelly Staff

IN_donnellyvisitFebruary 8 marked IndyPendence Job Corps Center’s visit to the office of U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly for Groundhog Shadow Day.

Members of IndyPendence’s Student Government Association shadowed the senator’s staff at their district office in downtown Indianapolis. Sheral Anderson, Sen. Donnelly’s Director of Case Management,  and Marianne […]

IndyPendence Student Becomes U.S. Citizen

IN_gideonkimAll IndyPendence Job Corps staff and students would like to congratulate fellow peer, Gideon Lian Kim (No Don), for his great successes.

Gideon became a student at IndyPendence in June, and since then has put forth all of his effort into his future. He completed Office Administration, […]

IndyPendence Grad Heads to St. Louis TCU

IN_nyreecoleThe staff and students at IndyPendence Job Corps Center celebrated Nyree Cole as she begins her new journey at the Transportation Communications Union Advanced Training Program in St. Louis, MO.

During her 6 month stay at IndyPendence, Nyree earned her Office Administration certification and high school diploma. She […]

IndyPendence Graduates 31 in Winter Ceremony

IN_gradwinter2017Thirty-one graduates of the IndyPendence Job Corps Center took their ceremonial walk during the 2017 Winter Graduation.

Each graduate had to earn their high school diploma or GED and complete their vocational training in either CNA or Office Administration.

Guest speaker for the event was Thomas Brown, a […]

IndyPendence Enrolls First Male Student

in_xaviermontaieThe IndyPendence Job Corps Center enrolled its first male student, Xavier Montaie, on Dec. 6.

IndyPendence has traditionally only accepted female students but has recently started recruiting among males.

Xavier enrolled at IndyPendence  in hopes of finding an education that is at his own pace, features a smaller […]

Indy Student Enrolls in Ivy Tech

in_markaylatwymanMarkayla Twyman, a graduate of the IndyPendence Job Corps Center, will enroll in the Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana this spring.

When Markayla first enrolled on Center, she was very introverted and struggled with academics. Since then, she has completed her high school diploma, along with […]

Indy Hosts Community Halloween Celebration

in_halloweenThe IndyPendence Job Corps Center Student Government Association hosted a terrific Halloween Celebration for students and their children.

Seasonal activities included “Pin the Tail on the Pumpkin,” coloring, Taboo, pumpkin-painting, bat cave activities and much more! The Counselors of each Success Team kicked of the celebration with a Halloween Jeopardy Quiz.

The […]