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Gary Stacks Up Volunteerism at San Marcos Public Library

For 20 years, Gary Job Corps Center has assisted with the biannual library book sale for San Marcos Public Library. This event is sponsored by "Friends of the Library" to raise money for library needs. The students helped sell more than 4,000 used books and 3,000 DVDs for the fundraiser in hopes of reaching the library's $1 million goal. All [...]

Exeter Claims Prize at Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

Exeter 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 of 750 people. The students presented 1,000 pieces of individual cakes such as [...]

Treasure Island Students Cements His Success

Treasure Island Job Corps Center Cement Masonry student Gionni Price has accomplished many things since he came to the Center. Within a week in his trade, he obtained his OSHA-10 and OSHA-30 certification and managed to pass his Test of Adult Basic Education on the first try. He soon became a foreman in his trade, where he led the class and [...]

New Hampshire Grooms Back in Saddle Equine Therapy Center for Service

Four New Hampshire Job Corps Center students turned their Friday into "Saddle-day" when they volunteered their time and love for animals at Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center in Henniker, NH. April is the month when hoses start shedding their winter coats so the facility needed a lot of help taming those wild manes. Ethan Heerboth, Geneva Parker, Shilynn [...]

New Hampshire Student Shines through NHTI, Concord’s Community College Enrollment

New Hampshire Job Corps Center student Sapphire Barrows has completed the Homeland Security trade and enrolled into NHTI, Concord's Community College. Her enrollment is part of the Center's Advanced Training program. She was so excited that she wanted to share her journey thus far. "Here it is! I am officially a college student. Not only that, but I am the first [...]

Keystone Rides High on Community Service

Keystone Job Corps Center students returned to the EOS Therapeutic Center to assist children with mental and emotional disabilities. Students assist the participants in activities that expand their awareness and involvement. These activities include shooting a basketball while on horseback and other games that motivate participants and provide them a sense of accomplishment. Keystone students also assist staff to prepare [...]

Grafton “Corpsmember of the Year” joins Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy

Grafton Job Corps Center Advanced Human Service Worker (HSW) graduate Levi White has never stopped climbing toward success. Levi started his journey in Colorado Springs, CO, where he worked to break away from the negative influences of his youth, including an unlawful family business. He worked two jobs to support his mother and siblings. Eventually, Levi realized the burden or [...]

Glenmont Takes a Test Drive of Hudson Valley Community College

Glenmont Job Corps Center Automotive students visited Hudson Valley Community College's annual open house to learn about the college's programs. Students started with a tour of the Williams Hall automotive classrooms and labs. They checked out the engines class, electrical lab and the welding and fabrication classrooms. Some of the classes had some gears and transmissions on display for students [...]

Atterbury Students Read All About It

Atterbury Job Corps Center students participated in a 5-star reading challenge. Students were encouraged to read a short book or novel of their choice and then complete a packet of comprehensive activities related to their reading. One of the activities included making a fictional Facebook page for one of the characters in the book. Students could also discuss the book [...]

Cascades Connects with Microsoft

Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy's IT students hooked up with Microsoft this month. Ten students visited Microsoft's Visitor's Center and store at the company's main campus in Redmond, WA. They tested their skills with some new Microsoft games and learned a bit more about Microsoft's history. They also spoke with Mary Meucci, president of Meucci & Company, which provides [...]

New Hampshire Community Relations Council Plants Seed for Future Success

New Hampshire Job Corps Center hosted its Spring Community Relations Council in its White Birch Cafe. The theme of the event was centered upon planting seed to grow and harvest success initiatives and community partnerships. Each table was decorated with small floral planters filled with potting soil, individual packets of seeds and miniature watering cans to represent the "community garden." [...]

Keystone Provides a Respectful Resting Place at Odd Fellows Cemetery

Keystone Job Corps Center students traveled to Tamaqua Borough to help care for the Odd Fellows Cemetery. This final resting place is one of the oldest in Schuylkill County, with many grave sites dating prior to the Civil War. Due to its size and the abundance of trees, the hardest task is collecting leaves, which accumulate over the fall. The [...]