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When Logan Wallace (Brick) started at Whitney M. Young Job Corps, he thought he knew what he wanted out of the program. “I wanted my license, I wanted my high school diploma,” Wallace said. “I really didn’t care for the trade, but my instructor, he got on that level...

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...

Talk to yourself like someone you LOVE …

Our Business Community Liason Dept. (BCL)  will be "Highlighting" our Security Dept. staff one by one.  Encouraging them to "stay humble, work hard, be kind and talk to themselves like someone they LOVE...Inspiring them to greater efforts, enthusiasm and creativity in...

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...

Kittrell JCC Student Highlight

Rebekah Manfredo began at Kittrell Job Corps Center (KJCC), in September 2021 as a distance learner student. Along the way of obtaining her HSD, Rebekah overcame many obstacles, but she was able to persevere. An ingredient to her success is her joy of painting and...

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...