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 2011 Center News




Charleston Job Corps Center staff were treated to a special Holiday Dinner provided by Horizons Youth Services at Embassy Suites, Charleston WV with CEO John Hall. The Honorable Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) made a visit during the festivities. It was a great evening of fun, food, prizes and fellowship for all staff.

The Charelston Job Corps Center’s, Student Government Association (SGA) under the direction of Jaron Burch, Leadership Coordinator attended a meet and greet with Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (D-WV) at the State Capitol on Thursday, Dcember 22, 2011. Students were able to demonstrate their leadership and communication skills. Governor Tomblin was elected on October 4, 2011 [more]

December 18, 2011 – Three Charleston Job Corps Center students who participate in the center’s ACT Program graduated from Kanawha Valley Community& Technical College (KVCTC) with their Associate Degree in Accounting. The students were Ingadwork Feyissa, Christina Neal, and Beza Worku. We are very proud of our graduates and their success.



Christmas Time in the City!

December 7th, 2011

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) participated in the annual Charleston Christmas Parade. This was the first Christmas Parade students at CJCC under the new contractor were participants. Students from the Student Government Association (SGA), Ladies of Excellence, Ladies with a Vision and Junior Civitan, along with staff member [more]



Executive Board Meeting

December 7th, 2011

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) held its first Community Relations Council, Executive Board meeting under the new contractor. The members of the executive board include Ivin Lee, Dallas Staples, Homeland Security, Laura McCullough, Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College, Kimberly Knapp, Bridgemont Community & Technical College, Barbara Cary, [more]



We Give Thanks

November 28th, 2011

Thursday, November 24, 2011 – Thanks to Leisure Time Learning Coordinator, James Carter and the Charleston Job Corps Singers who gave a great performance at the Community Thanksgiving Luncheon in Chapmanville, WV. They were a real hit! There were over 500 meals prepared for the community in recognition of Thanksgiving.



LPN Graduates

November 15th, 2011

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) students Raven Wilson and Raven Chaplin graduate from the phlebotomy class at Garnet Career Center. The graduation ceremony will be held Thursday, November 3, 2011 at the Garnet Career Center Cafeteria, 422 Dickinson Street, Charleston WV 25301 (304) 348-6195. Raven Wilson and Raven Chaplin both were Medical Office Support [more]



CJCC Scores a Win!

November 15th, 2011

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) scored a victory for the basketball team. The Golden Panthers played a double header on Saturday, October 29 2011. The first game was against Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center, Prestonsburg, Kentucky. The Golden Panthers team leaders Frederick Amey, who led the team [more]


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