Tag: Education

An Inventor’s Eye

A Camp Tillamook youth built a machine to make work easier at the facility’s plant nursery.

From GED to Diploma in Just Two Months

With support from his caseworkers, Tristan N. became the first in his family to graduate high school.

The Pathway

A teacher at OYA's Tillamook facilities draws parallels between garden pathways and the metaphorical roads traveled by youth she mentors.

Rogue Valley Musicians Win National Competition

The competition's judge, musician Aloe Blacc, called the students' lyrics "a cry for change."

Tiny House, Big Skills

Youth at OYA's Tillamook facilities build a house from the ground up, learning job skills in the process.

scholarship winners, with program staff

Nine Hope Partnership Youth Earn $17,900 in Scholarships

The students plan to use the money to help with college studies and training for the trades.

Two Youth Earn National Poetry Awards

Students from Oak Creek YCF and Rogue Valley YCF were honored in the Words Unlocked Poetry Contest.

OYA Facilities Honor Class of 2018

About 100 youth in OYA facilities earned college degrees, high school diplomas, or GEDs.

OYA Youth in the Community Celebrate Graduations

Statewide, 128 youth on OYA parole or probation earned high school diplomas or GEDs.

OYA Dedicates New Bridge High School

The new building offers expanded educational and vocational opportunities at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility.