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Dominic Kovach, CCCTC Digital Media Arts Student, Designs Logo for Pouches of Positivity

Dominic Kovach, CCCTC Digital Media Arts Student, Designs Logo for Pouches of Positivity

Clearfield County Career and Technology Center’s (CCCTC) Digital Media Arts (DMA) student, Dominic Kovach, recently designed a logo for the non-profit organization Pouches of Positivity. Pouches of Positivity is the brainchild of Stephanie Errigo and her fiance, James Tarbay.  James has Cystic Fibrosis (CF), and Stephanie wanted to come up with an idea on how to give back to those that may be feeling down or need something to help them from being so bored while in the hospital as CF patients typically end up in the hospital for a “tune-up” of antibiotics when necessary.  James knows what it is...

Cataldo’s Collision Present CCCTC Collision Repair Student with Award

Cataldo’s Collision Present CCCTC Collision Repair Student with Award

Nickolas Clark, Collision Repair Student from the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) was awarded the “Employer Excellence Award” from Cataldo’s Collision in DuBois. Darrin Dale, Collision Repair Instructor, said that Cataldo’s Collision has been a big supporter of the Collision Repair program for years and they employ several of his former students. Nickolas is a senior from West Branch Area High School and earned high honors throughout his two years at the CCCTC. Pictured from Left to Right: Carney Cataldo, Owner; Nickolas Clark; and Darrin Dale, Collision Repair Instructor. To learn more about the opportunities in the Collision...

CCCTC Student, Jacob Lesko, Competes in SkillsUSA National Competition

CCCTC Student, Jacob Lesko, Competes in SkillsUSA National Competition

Jacob Lesko, a Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) Automotive Mechanics student from Philipsburg Osceola Area High School, competed in the SkillsUSA National competition held in Louisville, KY recently. Jacob was awarded first place in Motorcycle Service Technology in the state competition held earlier this year, which allowed him to move on to the national competition in Louisville. Jacob placed 13th out of 26 competitors. 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...

CCCTC Diesel Students Tour Hunter Truck Sales

CCCTC Diesel Students Tour Hunter Truck Sales

The Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) Diesel Equipment Maintenance and Repair program recently visited Hunter Truck Sales in Clearfield, PA. The students heard from service manager, Bob Conaway; and parts manager, John Yingling, about daily operation of the shop, from simple repairs to complete overhauls, and parts inventory.  They talked to students about the importance of a quality technician and what they look for in an employee. They also explained the opportunities available to CCCTC diesel graduates that have a good work ethic and willingness to learn.  Students were able to tour the shop area and interact with...

CCCTC Programs Collaborate on Custom Built Jeep Grill

CCCTC Programs Collaborate on Custom Built Jeep Grill

Students in the Drafting and Design, Culinary Arts and Food Management, and Welding and Metal Fabrication programs collaborated to design and build a wood and charcoal grill to be used as a feature in the upcoming Culinary Arts patio and pergola project. Drafting and Welding students met with Culinary students to determine the needs for the grill and used AutoCAD to design cut files that Welding students went on to cut out on their CNC plasma cutter. Welding then built the grill and made modifications where needed. Collision Repair then painted the grill.  The grill was tested recently at CCCTC’s...