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CCCTC Drafting and Design Students Use Skills to Create Lamps

Students in the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center’s (CCCTC) Drafting and Design program recently built several different types of lamps. The students designed and built the lamps using design software and a CNC laser engraver. To learn more about the opportunities in the Drafting and Design program, visit us at www.ccctc.edu. First photo left to right: Abby Conner, Philipsburg Osceola High School; Mason McKenrick, Clearfield Area High School; Torrey Williams, Clearfield Area High School; and Destiny Mesmer, Philipsburg Osceola High School. Second photo left to right: Dalton Kristofits, West Branch High School; Mike Eminhizer, West Branch High School; Janah...

CCCTC Information Technology Students Take Second in SkillsUSA State Competition

Two Information Technology students from the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) recently competed in the SkillsUSA state competition held in Hershey, PA. Both students competed as a team in Cyber Security and placed second in the state competition. SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training.  SkillsUSA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work. To learn more about the opportunities at the CCCTC, visit us at www.ccctc.edu.

CCCTC Precision Machine Students Earn NIMS Credentials

Students in the Precision Machine Technology program at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) recently completed the NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) Manufacturing Certification. NIMS sets industry skills standards, certifies individual skills against the standards, and accredits training programs that meet NIMS quality requirements.  Students in the Precision Machine program work on many tasks that have to be measured, sometimes within one-thousandths of an inch (that is one third of the diameter of a human hair).  In order to complete tasks, students need proper skills to be a successful machinist.  Completing these credentials help prepare them for their...

CCCTC Students Take Second in SkillsUSA State Competition

CCCTC Students Take Second in SkillsUSA State Competition

Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) students Tierra Miller, a Cosmetology student from Philipsburg Osceola High School; Hanna Switala, a Cosmetology student from Moshannon Valley Area High School; and Reese Wells, a Information Technology student from Curwensville Area High School, recently competed in the SkillsUSA state competition held in Hershey, PA. The community service group designed a community service project by creating a Canine 5K to raise money for the Clearfield County SPCA. The event was held on Saturday, April 6 at the Clearfield County Fair Grounds. SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program...

CCCTC Health Occupations Technology Student Takes 3rd at SkillsUSA State Competition

CCCTC Health Occupations Technology Student Takes 3rd at SkillsUSA State Competition

Gabrielle Jury, a Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) Health Occupations student from Clearfield Alliance Christian School, recently competed in the SkillsUSA state competition held in Hershey, PA. Gabrielle was awarded third place in Health Occupations Portfolio. SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training.  SkillsUSA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work. To learn more about the opportunities at the CCCTC, visit us at www.ccctc.edu.

CCCTC Automotive Mechanics Student is Skills USA State Champion

CCCTC Automotive Mechanics Student is Skills USA State Champion

Jacob Lesko, a Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) Automotive Mechanics student from Philipsburg Osceola Area High School, competed in the SkillsUSA state competition held in Hershey, PA. Jacob was awarded first place in Motorcycle Service Technology. Jacob will now compete at the national level held in Louisville, KY. SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training.  SkillsUSA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work. In photo is Jacob Lesko and Dan Kerlin, Automotive...

CCCTC Diesel Student Creates Training Module

CCCTC Diesel Student Creates Training Module

Jacob VanDergrift, an adult Diesel Equipment Maintenance & Repair student at the Clearfield County Career & Technology Center, recently disassembled a front end from a donated truck. The CCCTC Truck Driver Training program donated the truck to the Diesel program where Jacob built a module to be used for training in the program. The front end steering and suspension module Jacob created will allow the instructor to use it for teaching suspension steering, brakes, wheel bearings, and more. To learn more about the opportunities in the Diesel program, visit us at www.ccctc.edu.

CCCTC Seniors Sign Letter of Intent at Career & Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day

CCCTC Seniors Sign Letter of Intent at Career & Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day

Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) seniors have chosen to maximize their high school opportunities for career training and industry certifications, with an eye on becoming successful and financially secure much earlier in life. The students met with representatives from their future employment or post-secondary training to sign their letter of intent. Career and Technical Education Signing Day is a way of recognizing their hard work and the value of the career-preparation training they have received through the CCCTC. In photo, seated, is Nathaniel Thompson, West Branch Area High School attending Triangle Tech for Welding; and Michah Martin, Philipsburg...