Job Corps program celebrates 50th anniversary
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — About 100 Talking Leaves Job Corps students tossed their blue caps into the air Friday, making official their graduation from the program that awards at-risk youth a GED or high school diploma.
The ceremony was held in the TLJC gymnasium on Bald Hill Road in Tahlequah.
Cherokee Nation Chief of Staff and Oklahoma State Rep. Chuck Hoskin Sr. was the keynote speaker. He commended the room full of graduates for completing a program to improve their lives.