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 2015 Center News

The Charleston Job Corps Center held its annual holiday student and staff luncheon on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 in the cafeteria. Center management and staff served the meal with turkey and dressing, ribs, beef tips, chicken and trimmings with various desserts. Students will depart from the center for Christmas break on Dec.17.

Students of the Charleston Job Corps Center accompanied by Walter Dawkins, Recreation Supervisor, participated in the annual South Charleston WV Christmas Parade. Several Ghost Busters, Ninja Turtles and Star Wars characters were on hand to bring holiday cheer, along with floats, dance troupes, and local elected officials. Merry Christmas!

Jakia Harvey – 25 years old is from Lynchburg VA. She arrived at Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) on July 20, 2015 with her High School Diploma from E.C. Glass High School, Lynchburg VA. Harvey enrolled in the career technical trade of Pharmacy Technician under the leadership of Kathy Roach, Instructor. Pharmacy Technician is a [more]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized staff and student veteran’s during the Monday Business Meeting, Nov. 9, 2015. Teresa Sypolt, HR Manager and Tena Jones, Executive Secretary presented certificates of appreciation to our center veterans and thanked them for their service. Staff recognized during the assembly include Michael [more]

Willie Brown, Center Director and Tia Welch, Business Community Liaison attended the 2015 National Job Corps Association (NJCA) Leadership Summit, Monday, Nov. 2- Wednesday, November 4 at the Washington Court Hotel, Washington DC. The meeting kicked off Monday morning with a Welcome/Overview from Richard Schubert, Chairman, NJCA and Lonnie Taylor, President & CEO, NJCA. Student [more]

Five students from the Charleston Job Corps Center were selected to participate in the Long’s Chapel Restoration Project. Other students from Muhlenberg and Carl D. Perkins participated. The project ran from October 19-30, 2015. CJCC students were accompanied by Joshua Salinas, Career Technical Training Manager, who worked alongside students during the two-week project. Ms. Frances [more]

Ms. Catherine Munday Charleston Job Corps Center alumni, visits the center while traveling through the state of WV. She took a tour and spoke to an inquisitive group of students in the Medical Office Support trade on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Students listened attentively as she talked about her start in the program, and opportunities [more]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized Red Ribbon Week during Monday Business Meeting on October 26, 2015. Jennifer Monday, Project Coordinator and Kristi Justice, Executive Director, Kanawha Communities that Care spoke to all students and staff regarding the national campaign, drug free pledge, and program activities. According to [more]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) provided assistance to the Kanawha County Public Library (KCPL) on October 23, 2015 in honor of Make a Difference Day. Students and staff helped unload the truck and set-up books and materials at the Charleston Civic Center for the annual WV Book Festival. [more]

Tia Welch, BCL for the Charleston Job Corps Center attended the President’s Meeting on October 21, 2015 at the East End Family Resource Center. U.S. President Barack Obama came to WV to address the substance abuse problem with educators, law enforcement, local elected officials, community leaders, family members and addicts in recovery. On behalf of [more]

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