Job Corps grads given a second chance at goals

August 24, 2013 • Local News

Roswell Job Corps graduates enter Pueblo Auditorium for commencement ceremonies, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo)

As one of 125 centers nationwide, Roswell Job Corps Center participated in the third annual national commencement day Friday.

Students come and go each week, said business community liaison JoAnn Lopez, but this annual graduation was to recognize all of the students who had gone through RJCC and received not only a GED, but also learned a trade.

“It’s a combination of hard work and opportunity,” Lopez said of the program. And these students were supported, not only by the program, but also by the community.

“Many of these kids are not from Roswell,” Lopez said. “But they Login to read more

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