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Charleston Job Corps Alumni Graduate

Bryan Wurster joined Charleston Job Corps in an effort to find employment. He attended BridgeValley Community and Technical College after high school while still working full-time at the Mardi Gras Casino. He was aware that he needed specific skills, but he didn't...

Charleston Job Corps Freedom Festival

The Charleston Job Corps employees and students celebrate during the Freedom Festival in recognition of the center's decision to waive part of the Covid-19 requirements. The staff and students had a terrific chance to mingle during this celebration and simply enjoy...

Charleston Job Corps’ Student Store

Charleston Job Corps students can now use SPO Dollars to purchase hygiene products. The Student Government Association felt giving students the opportunity to acquire basic things for free, would enable them to save money.    As a result, SGA created a...

Charleston Job Corps Student Spotlight

Student, Dwayne Murphy, Jr. of Newark, Delaware, came to Charleston Job Corps in July 2021. Murphy completed Heating Venting and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and has been accepted into the BullsEye Staffing Program. BullsEye has a long history in the staffing world with...

Charleston Job Corps Student Succes

Carlos Torre-Piris, a Charleston Job Corps student, enrolled in the program on July 27, 2021, hoping to find a career path. Carlos chose to pursue the Medical Administration trade at Charleston through the center's partnership with Ross Medical, which he completed on...

Charleston Job Corps Student Success

Kaylie Nichols, a Charleston Job Corps student, came to the program with aspirations of becoming an obstetrician. At the age of thirteen, Kaylie realized the traditional educational forum in her hometown was ineffective. She discovered that the lack of teacher and...

Charleston Job Corps Alumni of the Month

Charleston Job Corps Student Alumni of the Month, Jamonte Hunnicutt of Richmond, Virginia, arrived at Charleston Job Corps simply looking for a better life. After high school, Hunnicutt found employment in the food industry and soon felt trapped at a dead end. He...

Charleston Job Corps New Center Director

Mr. Danny Grimes has been named the new center director of the Charleston Job Corps Center. Mr. Grimes has over 27 years of experience in the Job Corps at five different centers, with almost 22 of those years being a center director. He comes highly regarded and...

Charleston Job Corps Staff Appreciation Day

The Charleston Job Corps' Engagement Committee members showed appreciation to each staff member on March 4, 2022. Two members, Scott Borchers and Margie Clemmons brought warmth to a rather chilly morning by serving freshly made hot donuts and a cup of hot cocoa or...

Charleston Job Corps Students Raising the Bar

Charleston Job Corps students are doing quite well in their academic achievements.  Charleston Job Corps has hit the ground running by ensuring our students are academically and trade ready when they complete their trainings. During the month of January, Charleston...