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 […]

Kittrell and Kittrell Fire Department Ignite Passion for Fire Safety

KI_firedept3Kittrell Job Corps Center partnered with the Kittrell Fire Department to provide a special collaborative lesson to Driver’s Ed and Certified Nursing assistant students.

Derwood Dement of the Kittrell Fire Department met with students to discuss fire safety, injury prevention, work place safety, and disaster preparedness. He […]

Kittrell Sheds Light on Project with DirectSun Solar, Energy and Technology

KI_directsunKittrell Job Corps Center has partnered with DirectSun Solar, Energy and Technology to establish an internship for its new Kittrell Solar Farm off Kittrell College Road in North Carolina.

Kittrell staff attended the Vance County Board of Commissioners meeting that approved the solar farm’s development. Afterward, staff […]

Kittrell Gets Wild with North Carolina Zoo

KI_zooKittrell Job Corps Center’s high school classes participated in a live group collaboration with the International Conservation Department of the North Carolina Zoo.

Although the zoo is located in Asheboro, NC, this technology-based learning opportunity was provided via a live stream interactive webcast.

The topic of the […]

Kittrell Partners with MedSquad

KI_medsquadKittrell Job Corps Center’s Certified Nursing Students attended the MedSquad Spring Open House on March 14.

They listened to MedSquad discuss the qualifications to work for the company, documentation needed and benefits. MedSquad is a nursing staffing agency. It has contracts with Rex Hospital and Wake Medical Hospital. […]

Kittrell Visits North Carolina State University’s J.B. Hunt Jr. Library

KI_ncsuKittrell Job Corps CEnter students visited the North Carolina State University’s J.B. Hunt Jr. Library to learn about its resources.

They were introduced to “BookBot,” the university’s multi-million dollar filing and retrieval system, encompassing more than 100,000 texts. Students toured the university’s extensive technology departments and […]

Kittrell Reads Across America with Mariam Boyd Elementary and Carver Elementary Schools

KI_read2019bKittrell Job Corps Center students joined the community to celebrate National Read Across America Day.

They assisted Marian Boyd Elementary School and Carver Elementary School with their annual Dr. Seuss events. The students read Dr. Seuss books aloud to bring together the kids and books, and enjoyed […]

Kittrell Joins Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

KI_mlkKittrell Job Corps Center students joined civic groups, elected officials, community leaders, and residents to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr through service on Jan. 21.

They attended a Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at the Spring Street Baptist Church. After that, they joined the community […]

Kittrell Shops with Henderson Police Department

KI_shop2Kittrell Job Corps Center students participated in “Shop with a Cop” community event held at the Walmart in Henderson, NC over the holidays.

They worked alongside the Henderson Police Department, and Vance County Sheriff Department to assist and mentor children in purchasing Christmas presents. Events like this help […]

Kittrell Supports Needy Families in Vance County

KI_fooddriveoctKittrell Job Corps Center Students Jasmine Walston, Junita Dunn, Dashajaun Scott-Sines and William Magna joined the community to participate in Vance County Food Distribution at the Vance County Farmer’s Market on October 11.

They worked alongside other community youth to prepare food boxes for 2,300 needy families. […]