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CCCTC Collision Repair Student Uses Skills For Real-World Career Training

CCCTC Collision Repair Student Uses Skills For Real-World Career Training

Students in the Collision Repair program at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) have opportunities to connect hands-on learning with the real world.  Ben Banghart, Clearfield Area High School, is currently enrolled in the Collision Repair program and is painting a 2005 Dodge Neon SRT-ACR Racing Edition car with the color Orange Blast, which is a rare color for a Dodge vehicle.  Ben is using a Sata Jet 1500 HVLP paint gun to spray the Sikkens AutoClear HS.  Skills and training are learned throughout the year in the Collision Repair program and opportunities at the CCCTC give  students...

CCCTC Cosmetology Students Receive Advanced Nail Technology Training

CCCTC Cosmetology Students Receive Advanced Nail Technology Training

Students in the Cosmetology program at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) recently had the opportunity to receive advance nail technology training from Nicci Reams, owner of Nails By Nicci, located in Philipsburg. Mrs. Reams talked to the students about safety and creativity with acrylic based nail products. Students received hands-on instruction on the proper mix ratio to create the perfect nail.  Along with technical advice, Mrs.Reams informed students of employer expectations when interviewing, customer service advice for building a clientele, and career opportunities in the hair, nail, and  skin industry. To learn more about the opportunities in...

CCCTC Masonry Students Complete Arch Project

CCCTC Masonry Students Complete Arch Project

Students in the Masonry and Building Construction program at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center recently completed their unit on arches.  Brick arches can be used over doorways, windows, fireplaces, or as an opening to a walkway to add elegance to the structure. The skills that the students learn from the masonry program prepare them to be competitive as an entry level bricklayer or apprentice. Masonry and Construction students in photo from left to right: Dylan Hipps (Curwensville Area High School) and Kyle Taylor (West Branch Area School). To learn more about the opportunities in the Masonry and Construction...

CCCTC Automotive Mechanics Students Earn Several Certifications

CCCTC Automotive Mechanics Students Earn Several Certifications

Students in the Automotive Mechanics program at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) learn various skills throughout the school year, earning them certificates in several different areas of the trade. Students recently worked on their Automotive Fluids, Motor Oil, People Skills, Resumes and Interviews, and Automotive Chemicals areas.  Successful students are awarded certifications to show what they’ve learned. Automotive Mechanics students in photo from left to right: Chase Bell, Seth Mack, and Gideon Knepp, all Clearfield Area High School students. To learn more about the opportunities through the CCCTC, visit us at www.ccctc.edu.

CCCTC Collision Repair Students Earn EPA 6H Certification

In first photo using paint gun is James Wilsoncroft (adult student). In second photo kneeling is JadeLea Zahniser, Moshannon Valley High School. Standing from left to right is Haylee Pluebell (Clearfield Area High School) Andrew Wandell (Clearfield Area High School), Zach Shawver (Philipsburg Area High School), Austin Holland (Clearfield Area High School), Cassandra Verbeck (Moshannon Valley High School), Fred Ison (Trainer), Ben Banghart (Clearfield Area High School), Brycen Guthrie (Philipsburg Area High School), Camron Brown (Curwensville Area High School), Robert Hullihen Jr. (Curwensville Area High School), Allen Ball Jr. (Moshannon Valley High School), Dalton Heichel (adult student), and James Wilsoncroft...

CCCTC SkillsUSA Students Present at Clearfield Borough Council Meeting

CCCTC SkillsUSA Students Present at Clearfield Borough Council Meeting

SkillsUSA students at The Clearfield County Career & Technology Center (CCCTC) designed a community service project for their PA State SkillsUSA competition and recently presented it at the Clearfield Borough Council meeting. The students have put together a Canine 5K to raise money for the Clearfield County SPCA. The event is being held Saturday, April 6 at the Clearfield County Fair Grounds. Registration includes a t-shirt and a bandana for your canine. Anyone can register at www.runsignup.comor you can sign up the day of the race.

CCCTC Drafting and Welding Student Create Project

CCCTC Drafting and Welding Student Create Project

Drafting & Design and Welding students at the Clearfield County Career & Technology Center (CCCTC) had the opportunity to work together to bring a project to life.  Dalton Kristofits, Drafting and Design student from West Branch Area High School created drawings of parts to be cut out with the CNC Plasma Cutter in Welding.  Welding students Brandon Daubs from Clearfield Area High School and Westin Myers from Philipsburg Osceola Area High School then worked to assemble and weld the parts together to create what the Welding Instructor, Mr. Dave Rupert, has named the “Cube of Doom”.  It was a great...

CCCTC Students from Digital Media Arts Tour WTAJ-TV

CCCTC Students from Digital Media Arts Tour WTAJ-TV

Students from the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center’s Digital Media Arts program spent Thursday, March 7 visiting WTAJ-TV in Altoona. Students got a tour of the studio, heard  from several staff members about their jobs, got to experience the green with Christy Shields, and were able to observe the noon broadcast. “It was amazing to see just how much planning and work it takes to create a broadcast,” said Kyra Mollura, 11th grade student from Clearfield High School. “I was surprised there were so many people working behind the scenes, but the cameras were all controlled electronically, without a...

Milwaukee Tool and The Hite Company Talk to CCCTC Students About Opportunities

Milwaukee Tool and The Hite Company Talk to CCCTC Students About Opportunities

Representatives from Milwaukee Tools and The Hite Company recently visited the students at the Clearfield County Career and Technology. Mike Buckiso from Milwaukee Tools talked with the students about the various tools they offer and how they work. He explained to the students the different ways their tools work and how one tool can work as three tools to keep your pouch lighter and creates less space and less cost. He also told the students that they are more than just tools. They also carry lighting, safety cut resistance gloves, and storage systems that all include a lifetime guarantee. Ted...