Featured Student of the Month

Featured Student: Krista Kelly

Name: Krista Kelly

Age: 19

Hometown: Richmond, Virginia

Job Corps Center: Old Dominion Job Corps Center, Monroe, Virginia

Occupational Area: Electrical Wiring

Education: I earned my high school diploma prior to coming to Job Corps.

Favorite hobbies: Drawing, going on nature walks, and watching sports.

I joined Job Corps because: I wanted an opportunity for a better future for myself and my family.

Job Corps is helping me achieve my goals: By teaching me the necessary knowledge and skills so I may advance further in the trade I have chosen.

The things I like most about Job Corps: It gave me a opportunity to become an individual and show the self control needed to advance in a career path.

Advice to current and future Job Corps students: Stay focused on why you decided to come to Job Corps. You decide your own path in life, and it is what you make of it.

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