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College Represented at Southern Pennsylvania Career Event


High school students gather information from Melissa M. Stocum, coordinator of matriculation and retention for the School of Natural Resources Management.Three of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s academic schools were represented recently at the Central Pennsylvania Construction Career Day in York.

Steven K. McCoy, coordinator of matriculation and retention for the School of Construction and Design Technologies; Melissa M. Stocum, coordinator of matriculation and retention for the School of Natural Resources Management; and Stacey C. Hampton, coordinator of matriculation and retention for the School of Industrial and Engineering Technologies, attended the event April 14 at the York Expo Center on the York Fairgrounds.

The event, open to southcentral Pennsylvania students in grades nine through 12, promoted careers in the construction and design field.

Steven K. McCoy, coordinator of matriculation and retention for the School of Construction and Design Technologies, directs participants in a nail-driving contest.Schools in attendance included Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School and Dover Area, Central York, Middletown, South Eastern, Red Lion and Slanco high schools.

Students were invited to participate in Penn College’s nail-driving contest, learn more about the majors and programs at the college, plus pick up application and financial aid information.

The Central Pennsylvania Construction Career Day was sponsored by Associated Pennsylvania Constructors, PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Federal Highway Administration, Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.

Photos by Stacey C. Hampton, coordinator of matriculation and retention, School of Industrial and Engineering Technologies

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