Success Stories

The following are only a few of the many success stories of Gary Job Corps. These graduates' stories are proof that Job Corps can start you on the path to success.

Mark Cabrera

Mark Cabrera of Houston, Texas, entered Gary Job Corps in March 2010 and graduated March 2011. Mark relocated to San Marcos, Texas, after acquiring employment as a machinist earning $13.26 an hour and his own apartment. He is proud of reaching his ultimate goal of becoming a machinist.

Tomas Acosta

Tomas Acosta enrolled in Gary Job Corps in June 2010. Within five months, Tomas earned his GED, a Texas Driver's License, a and Nursing Assistant Certification. Tomas began attending Texas State Technical College in the fall of 2011. He is currently working to support his family and attend college.

Sioneesha Fuller

Sioneesha Fuller graduated from Gary Job Corps after completing the Security and Protective Services trade. She aquired a position as a security officer earning $11.00 an hour. She also achieved her goals of purchasing her own vehicle and getting an apartment after graduation. Sioneesha was recently featured in a local community newspaper highlighting her excellent work in the community.

Yodit Tesfamichael

Yodit Tesfamichael is a political refugee from Eritrea. Yodit arrived in the United States in 2010 not speaking English. While at Gary Job Corps, she learned English and attained a high school diploma and a Certified Nursing Assistant License. Upon graduation, Yodit enrolled in Houston Community College and is presently enrolled in the English as a Second Language Program.

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