Montgomery Job Corps, along with partner James Madison High School, honored 54 high school graduates during its winter commencement...The ceremony was held at the Montgomery Job Corps Center in Montgomery, AL on Friday, January 27, 2012.
Joined by family, friends and school and Job Corps administration, graduates were recognized individually as they crossed the stage to receive their diplomas. The ceremony was officiated by Mr. Frank Coiro, Center Director.
During the ceremony, Swaniqua Jackson of Mobile, AL was awarded a scholarship to Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu), James Madison High School’s parent company, so that they can continue their education by earning Associate Degrees.
“We’re proud of the accomplishments of all of our graduates. We’re also very excited that Swaniqua was selected to receive a scholarship,” said Ms. Glenco Howard, Montgomery Job Corps High School Diploma Instructor. “She came to the Montgomery Job Corps Center to pursue her high school diploma and to receive career training in order to work as a clinical medical assistant. Her final GPA was 3.17.”
The Alabama Montgomery Job Corps affiliate and its national parent organization assist local youth, ages 16 through 24, to improve their quality of life through vocational and academic training. In combination with hands on career training, participating students completed core classes to fulfill their graduation requirements.
James Madison High School has partnered with Job Corps since January 2010 as a preferred the provider of high school curricula for the program...Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. For eligible youth at least 16 years of age, Job Corps provides all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.
About Ashworth College and James Madison High School
Ashworth College, a leading online school, has built a tradition of excellence spanning 25 years, offering students worldwide more than 115 online college degrees, online certificate programs and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults...Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency...For more information, visit http://www.ashworthcollege.edu/.
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