The article from The Aroostook Republican dated September 21, 2011, “Commencement in sight for Loring Job Corps students” mentioned that Loring Job Corps Center had a crowd of over 350 students, staff and invited guest to celebrate the 1st annual National Jobs Corps Commencement Day. Typically in the past Loring Job Corps has had 2-3 graduation ceremonies a year to recognize our students acheivement but in the future along with 125 other Job Corps Centers nationwide may be celebrated on Commencement day being August 30th.
Guest speakers did included Representaive Philip Bosse from Senator Susan Collins Office, State Representives Bernard Ayotte & Peter Edgecomb, a letter was read sent directly from Senator Olympia Snowe congratulating our center’s academic and vocatioanl acheivements and a “Congressional Record ” plaque was read in the honor of Loring Job Corps Commencement Day from Congressman Michael Michaud. Deputy Director of Aroostook County Emergency Management, Darren Woods spoke on the countless opportunities in the emergency & medical fields and Wiliam Flagg, Cary Medical Center Community Relations Director spoke of the numerous community involvement that LJCC students have done through their organization.
The article written by Natalie Bazinet featured the Center Director, Kristie Moir’s comments on the local academic acheivements for young adults from greater New England region all the way to the Virgin Islands, this opportunity afforded to students often for free. It also featured an interviewed one of our Medical Office student Jennifer Miclette and her positive perspective of the LJCC program.
Pictured is State Representatives Bernard Ayotte & Peter Edgecomb presenting a State of Maine Sentiment honoring Commencement Day to Business Community Liaison, Pamela D. Buck which was also a part of this acticle.