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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 they strive...

Area Employers in Need of RNs, LPNs, and CNAs Attend CCCTC’s Career Fair

Thirty-one health care agencies participated in the Practical Nursing Annual Career Fair at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC). Students in the Practical Nursing program met with representatives to gather information regarding employment opportunities in the health care industry.  Representatives are looking for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), and Registered Nurses (RN). The representatives stated the average hiring wage for a CNA is between $12/hr.-$16/hr.; LPN, $16/hr.-$24/hr.; and RN, $28/hr.-$35/hr.  According the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of certified nursing assistants, licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses is projected to grow 11-12% from 2016-2026, faster...

CCCTC Welding Program Receives Grant Through CCIDA

CCCTC Welding Program Receives Grant Through CCIDA

Clearfield County Career and Technology Center’s (CCCTC) Welding and Metal Fabrication program recently received a $15,000.00 grant through Clearfield County Industrial Development Authority (CCIDA) to help with the current renovation project in the Welding and Fabrication program. The grant will be used to change the classroom from individual oxygen, acetylene and argon tanks to manifold systems with cluster packs. This creates a safer learning environment. In photo is Fred Redden, CCCTC Executive Director; Rob Swales, CEO Clearly Ahead Development; and Dave Rupert, CCCTC Welding and Metal Fabrication instructor.

CCCTC Collision Repair Students Receive Awards

CCCTC Collision Repair Students Receive Awards

Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) students James Bainey, outstanding Collision Repair student from West Branch Area High School; and Desiree Parada, most improved Collision Repair student from Philipsburg Osceola High School, were recently recognized by Midway Collision.  Midway Collision has been a longtime supporter of the CCCTC Collision Repair program.  Midway Collision owner, Darryl Reed, presented the students with certificates and gifts for their outstanding performance during their two years in the Collision Repair Program. To learn more about the Collision Repair program at CCCTC, visit us at www.ccctc.edu.

CCCTC Announces 2019 Lena Smith Owens Practical Nursing Scholarship Award

CCCTC Announces 2019 Lena Smith Owens Practical Nursing Scholarship Award

The Lena Smith Owens Scholarship was recently presented to two students who are currently enrolled in the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center’s Full-Time Practical Nursing Program – Catherine Anderson and Katie Johns.  The scholarship, which was established in 1983 by Hazen Owens of Glen Richey in memory of his mother, Lena Smith Owens, is awarded annually to two students who display traditional nursing qualities by being trustworthy, dependable, cooperative, cultured and caring.  Pictured from left are Catherine Anderson, Deborah Thomas from CNB Bank Trust Department, and Katie Johns.

CCCTC Collision Repair Student Awarded Cataldo’s Collision Employer Excellence Award

CCCTC Collision Repair Student Awarded Cataldo’s Collision Employer Excellence 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 Repair...

CCCTC Announces Jordyn McFadden as Graduate of the Month

CCCTC Announces Jordyn McFadden as Graduate of the Month

Jordyn McFadden, a CCCTC Practical Nursing graduate from the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) was recently recognized for growing in the nursing field at DuBois Continuum of Community Inc.  Jordyn is currently employed by DuBois Nursing Home.  She started her career as a Nurse’s Aide after graduating High School and found her passion in the field when she decided to attend the CCCTC to earn her Practical Nursing license.  Jordyn says her time at the CCCTC prepared her to be the best nurse and to never give up.  She said that attending the CCCTC was worth it in...

CCCTC Carpentry and Building Construction Students Assist Habitat for Humanity

CCCTC Carpentry and Building Construction Students Assist Habitat for Humanity

Students in the Carpentry and Building Construction program at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) recently assisted Habitat for Humanity in building a house in Grampian. Carpentry students in the afternoon class built the walls to the house and the morning class loaded the walls for transport. Students at the CCCTC frequently get the opportunity to utilize the skills they learn in real-world work situations. To learn more about the opportunities in the Carpentry program, visit us at www.ccctc.edu.