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    Schuylkill League Donates to STC Food Truck Campaign Mar Lin, PA-

    Steve Toth, Schuylkill League Representative, donated $500 check to the STC Food Truck Project. STC has a capital campaign currently underway to raise $100,000 for supplies and equipment needed for students to convert a former bakery truck into a fully functioning food truck. 

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     Pictured (left to right, front row) Dr. Gregory Koons, Executive Director of Schuylkill Technology Center; Steve Toth, Schuylkill; Jim Gurcsik, STC Culinary Instructor; Jesse Krasnitsky, STC Auto Collision Instructor. (left to right, back row) Dustin Ulrich; STC Auto Collision Student from Tamaqua School District; Oliver Kressley, STC Auto Collision Student from the Tamaqua School District and Daniel Ayres, STC Auto Collision Student from the Minersville School District.


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    Elks Hall 1533 Hosts STC Students of the Year Awards Banquet

    Mar Lin, PA (Wednesday, May 1, 2019)- The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Number 1533 hosted the Schuylkill Technology Center Annual Student of the Year Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at their Frackville Hall.  Thirty-two students who were honored by the Elks throughout the 18/19 School Year were invited to attend the banquet.  From the pool of thirty-two students, four were honored with recognition as Students of the Year.  

     

    Brady Day, a North Schuylkill Student enrolled in Criminal Justice; Schuyler Ossman, a North Schuylkill Student enrolled in Emerging Health Careers; Matthew Rickert, a Tri-Valley Student enrolled in Masonry and Aaron Tallman, a Williams Valley Student enrolled in the Precision Machining Program were honored by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks as Students of the Year. “These individuals were selected among the very best of STC for this honor, due to their leadership abilities, respect for self and others, and strong desire to progress within their chosen career,” said Assistant Director, Stacey Minahan. 

     

    Also in attendance for the event were: Albert Gricoski, Elks Exalted Ruler; William Mack, Elks Secretary; Marianne Yanchulis, Elks Chaplain; Jennifer Reed, Tri-Valley and STC School Board; Scott Jacoby, Schuylkill Haven and STC School Board; Michael Mistishen, Mahanoy Area and STC School Board; MaryAnne Woodward, North Schuylkill School Board; and Christine Joy, Williams Valley School District as well as parents, family and STC Staff. 

     

    Pictured Left to Right (Front Row) William Mack, STC Instructor and Elks Secretary; Brady Day, a North Schuylkill Student enrolled in Criminal Justice; Matthew Rickert, a Tri-Valley Student enrolled in Masonry; Schuyler Ossman, a North Schuylkill Student enrolled in Emerging Health Careers, Aaron Tallman, a Williams Valley Student enrolled in the Precision Machining Program and Albert Gricoski, Elks Exalted Ruler. (Back Row) Christopher Groody, STC Assistant Director North Campus and Stacey Minahan, STC South Campus Assistant Principal.

     


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    STC Inducts National Technical Honor Society Students

    Mar Lin, PA (Tuesday, April 15, 2019)- Schuylkill Technology Center inducted students into the National Technical Honor Society in ceremony held at STC South on Monday, April 15, 2019.  The National Technical Honor Society is an honor society for outstanding career and technical students in the United States. 

      The goals of the National Technical Honor Society include:

    • Rewarding excellence in workforce education
    • Developing self-esteem, pride
    • Encouraging students to reach higher levels of achievement
    • Promoting strong values-honesty, responsibility, initiative, teamwork, leadership, citizenship, scholarship
    • Helping schools build effective business partnerships
    • Building a strong positive image for workforce education in America

     Pictured left to right

    Row 1: Halle  Michel, Pottsville, Cosmetology; Courtney Greblick, Blue Mountain, Emerging Health Professionals; Zakkary Hozella, Pottsville, Computer Information Systems; Emily  Brish, Blue Mountain, Culinary Arts; Crystal  Morales, Shenandoah Valley, Health Careers; Hailey  Troutman, Williams Valley, Computer Information Systems; Halia  Bachman, Pottsville, Business Management;  Serenity  Mallick, North Schuylkill, Cosmetology; Abrielle  McDemus, Pottsville, Culinary Arts; Cameron  Bracey, Minersville, Carpentry; Schuyler Ossman, North Schuylkill, Emerging Health Professionals; Christina Cook, Pottsville, Emerging Health Professionals; Eva  Scheitrum, Blue Mountain, Culinary Arts; Savannah  Butler, Blue Mountain, Welding

    Row 2: Emily  Papa, Shenandoah Valley, Health Careers; Hattie  Ebling, Pottsville, Business Management;  Hailey  Snyder, Williams Valley, Culinary Arts; Aaron  Smith, Tamaqua, Small Engine Technology; Aaron  Tallman, Williams Valley, Precision Machining Technology; Anakin  Williams, Blue Mountain, Business Management; Nicole Bouchette; Pine Grove, Culinary Arts; GraceMae Reis, Blue Mountain, Cosmetology; David  Niedzwiecki, North Schuylkill, Carpentry; Grayden  Keller,  Blue Mountain, Diesel Technology;

    Missing from photo:  Blake  Kopinetz, Minersville, Carpentry; Hannah Reiter, Pine Grove, Emerging Health Professionals; Lauren Lukacz, Blue Mountain, Emerging Health Professionals; Morgan  Carr, Williams Valley, Culinary Arts; Sophia Bates, Schuylkill Haven, Emerging Health Professionals


    Schuylkill County Students Compete to Clean-Up the County

    Mar Lin, PA (Tuesday, April 23, 2019)- Seven Schuylkill County School Districts will be competing against one another in Earth Day Inspired Clean-up. The Schools include: Blue Mountain, Tamaqua, North Schuylkill, Minersville, Pine Grove, STC North, STC South and Mahanoy Area School district.  Each school district will create a team of no more than 9 students and the clean- up efforts will last three hours, beginning at 8:00am this morning.  Each of the teams selected an area of Schuylkill County in which they will be cleaning. STC South Students will be cleaning Peach Mountain Road, Blue Mountain students will be cleaning up a section of Rt. 61 in Orwigsburg, and Tamaqua Students will be cleaning up the hill near the Tamaqua High School.  For more locations of students, please contact Gary Hess II at the number above. 

     The teams will take photos and present their findings at a lunch, today Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Schuylkill Technology Center’s South Campus.  A panel of community judges consisting of Commissioner Gary Hess; Joe Scribbick, Director of Schuylkill County Solid Waste and Recycling; Darlene Dolzani, Executive Director of SKIP; and Mandy Fitzpatrick, VISION will be on site at STC to judge the competition photos/presentations and select a winner.  Presentations will begin at 1230pm today. Door Prizes and a trophy will be awarded to the winning team.


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    Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson Partners with STC for Battle of the Kings Motor Cycle Competition.

    Frackville, PA – Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson partnered with students enrolled in the Outdoor Power Technology Program at Schuylkill Technology Center (STC) to build a customer Harley-Davidson Motor Cycle for the Battle of the Kings competition.  The finished project will be unveiled at the Schuylkill Technology North Campus on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 1pm. 

     The 2019 Harley-Davidson Battle of the Kings Competition guidelines require participants to partner with a career and technical school. As a result, Goeff Bogotuik, General Manager for Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson, reached out to Outdoor Power Technology Instructor Jason Wright at STC.  The following STC students participated in the project: Jarrett Butz, senior from Blue Mountain; Cade Stone, a junior from Pottsville; Aaron Smith, junior from Tamaqua and Dawson Paulo, senior from Tamaqua.  The team worked cooperatively to choose the “dirt racing inspired design,” said Mr. Wright.  A 2018 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob was the base model for the creation.  Students went to Schaeffer’s Harley Davidson two days per week over the past two months to work on the project.  In addition, two students enrolled in the Collision Repair Program at STC South; Rebecca Kramer, senior from Blue Mountain and Bailee Nauyalis, senior from Schuylkill Haven, custom painted the parts used for the project. 

     The final product, named “The Dirt Chip,” will be unveiled to STC Students on Monday, April 15th at the North Campus.  Scheaffer’s will be unveiling the Dirt Chip Bike to general public at 1:30pm on April 27th during the Spring Open House and Vendor Showcase, which benefits Muscular Dystrophy Association. 

     People’s Choice Voting for the Battle of Kings Competition will run from 4/15/19 through 5/15/19. The winning bike in each of the three categories will be selected to proceed to the next level of the competition.  A U.S. Champion will then be showcased at 2019 EICMA for a chance to win the Global Battle of the Kings Title.


    STC Students Build Trophy Case for

    Mahanoy Area High School

    WNEP news story

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    Mahanoy City, PA– Carpentry Students from Schuylkill Technology Center will be installing a new trophy case at the Mahanoy Area High School on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 9am. The 30 foot case, made from oak, was built by Carpentry Students at the South Campus under the direction of Carpentry Instructor, Philip Kintzel. “The students enjoyed working on a project of this scope that will be showcased in one of our member districts,” said Kintzel.   The project began at the request of Stanley Sabol Jr., Principal of Mahanoy Area, and in conjunction with Ed Blazis, Facilities Manager for Mahanoy Area. 

     Craig Werner, from Werner Lumber, has volunteered his services to assist with transporting the case from STC South to Mahanoy Area. Once the case is installed, Dave Hess and students in the STC Residential and Industrial Electricity program will be installing LED lighting.  Mahanoy Area will be outsourcing the glass shelving and doors. 

     For more information, please contact Shannon Brennan at 570-640-5115. 


    STC highlighted on WNEP news story

    STC pushes to be the first high school in the country to have it's own food truck.  Click the link below to see the story.

    WNEP News Story

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    Click here to access the Food Truck page and links to make a donation:  FOOD TRUCK


    Schuylkill Technology Center North Graduates LPN Class

    Frackville, PA –February 28, 2019 –Schuylkill Technology Center (STC) hosted a graduation ceremony for the adult Practical Nursing Program on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6pm at the North Campus.

    STC Practical Nursing Program prepares students to sit for the NCLEX Examination, which qualifies them to become Licensed Practical Nursing. The classes are at STC North for both full time and part-time students.  For more information, call 570-874-4881.

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    Pictured

    Standing from left to right: Mallory White, Gilberton;  Katie Dower, Ashland;  Tiffany Harrison, St. Clair;  Rebekah Farrell, Sch. Haven;  Mallory Hylka, Pottsville; Patricia Shepherd, Coal Twp.; Angela Pryzbylik, Ashland;  Nicole Yesalavage, Girardville; Danhalzy Diaz, Frackville;  Margaret Keisling, Tower City;  Shannon Blood, Minersville.

    Sitting from left to right: Kristi Zerby, Ashland; Alyssa Orme, Shamokin; Chrissy Smith, Pottsville; Melissa Matina, Pottsville; Kassandra Kintzel, Pine Grove;  Amanda Wright, Pine Grove; Anastasia Hubert, Tower City. 


    STC SkillsUSA District 6 Competition Winners

    Members of the SkillsUSA student organization of the Schuylkill Technology Center, North and South campuses, attended the SkillsUSA Pennsylvania District 6 Conference held at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport on Friday February 8, 2019. The students competed against their peers from District 6, which consists of students from 12 school districts from throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Students from both STC-North and STC-South campuses brought home thirty-nine podium finishes of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Gold medal winners will advance to the PA SkillsUSA State Conference in April, 2019.

     1st Place

    1st Place Gold Medal Winners – (Pictured Left to Right)

    Aaron Tallman, CNC Milling Specialist, Williams Valley

    Tallin Chupick, Job Skill Demonstration A, Minersville

    Emily Papa, Health Knowledge Bowl, Shenandoah Valley

    Cassidy Leiberton, Health Knowledge Bowl, Minersville

    Breille Saukynas, Health Knowledge Bowl, Tamaqua

    Amanda Guers, Health Knowledge Bowl, Schuylkill Haven

    Emily Fetterolf, Early Childhood Education, North Schuylkill

    Nickolas Grose, Automobile Maintenance and Light Repair, Tri-Valley

    Matt Rickert, Masonry, Tri-Valley

    (not pictured)

    Camerin Miller, CNC Technician, Tamaqua

    Jennifer Johns, Welding Sculpture, Schuylkill Haven

    Jason Kirkwood, Electronics Technology, Minersville

    Regina Edwards, Career Pathways: Human Services, Pottsville

    Aaron Smith, Motorcycle Service Technology, Tamaqua

    Dawson Paulo, Power Equipment Technology, Tamaqua

    2nd Place  

    2nd Place Silver Medal Winners(front row left to right)

    Christina Cook, Health Occupation Portfolio, Pottsville

    Joei Shaller, Job Skill Demonstration O, Mahanoy Area

    Ashley Maroldt, Customer Service, Tri-Valley

    Nathan Ferrebee, Technical Computer Applications, Pine Grove

    Crystal Morales, First Aid & CPR, Shenandoah Valley

    Courtney Greblick, Medical Terminology, Blue Mountain

    Taylor Marks, Basic Health Care, Minersville

    Grayden Keller, Diesel, Blue Mountain

    (back row left to right)

    Jesse Walker, Carpentry, Mahanoy Area

    Daniel Sweigert, Industrial Motor Control, Blue Mountain

    Bailee Nauyalis, Automotive Refinishing, Schuylkill Haven

    Zackary Haslam, Precision Machining, Saint Clair Area

    Christopher Charles, Criminal Justice, Pine Grove

    Seth Maley, Welding, Mahanoy Area

    Kelsey Rice, Employment Application Process, Tri-Valley

    Gabrielle Beishline, Nurse Assisting, Tamaqua

    Michael Lucas, Plumbing, Tamaqua

    (not pictured)

    Angelina Colna, Crime Scene Investigation, Schuylkill Haven

    Tyler Viars, Crime Scene Investigation, Pottsville

    Heather Weiss, Crime Scene Investigation, Williams Valley

     3rd Place

    3rd Place Bronze (left to right)

    Johnathan Harhigh, Industrial Motor Control, North Schuylkill

    Sara Jane Ryman, Customer Service, North Schuylkill

    Blessyn Marcelle, Extemporaneous Speaking, Pottsville

    Callum Chelius Hannum, Culinary Arts, Blue Mountain

    Nichole Bouchette, Restaurant Service, Pine Grove

    Kaeleen Sapp, Action Skills, Pottsville

    (not pictured)

    Serenity Mallick, Cosmetology, North Schuylkill

    Sarah Callaghan, Nail Care, Blue Mountain

    Halle Michel, Nail Care Model, Saint Clair


    Students of our Small Engine Technolgy class

    have the opportunity to collaborate with Schaeffer's Harley Davidson:

    Click here for the article:  Small Engines/Schaeffer's HD

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    Another Diesel Technology success story. 

    Click on this link to see the South Schuylkill News

    article: Grayden Keller, a Blue Mountain senior

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     Fanelli Diesel Truck

    STC sends out a huge thank you to Fanelli Trucking

    for their donation of a truck to our Diesel program.

    Republican Herald Article


    NSCC  

    Click here to go directly to the website: NSCC

    Schuylkill Technology Center was proud to be part of National School Climate Center's summit last fall to address the mismatch between the needs of school communities and the policies, research, and resources available to build inclusive, safe, and engaging schools. Download the newly released Summit Recap and Lessons from the Field Reports to see what we learned and find out more about promising practices from 6 school districts nationwide: https://schoolclimate.org/summit

     

    Press Release Document

     


     

     

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    Photo: Aaron Tallman - Precision Machining (Williams Valley).

     

    STC Student Achieves 2nd Place in Precision Machine Competition

    Mar Lin, PA –December 14, 2018 – The Schuylkill Technology Center (STC) South Campus is proud to announce that Aaaron Tallman, a senior from the Williams Valley School District, achieved 2nd place in a Regional Precision Machine Competition hosted by Carbon  Career and Technical Institute (CCTI) on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

     

    Students from six regional career and technical schools; including: Monroe Career & Technical Institute, Hazleton, Bethlehem, Schuylkill, Easton and CCTI, participated in the friendly competition designed to help students prepare for the State Skills USA Competition.  Bill Marks from TPEI Engineering and Kyle Ahner from BTM Machine served as judges for the contest. In keeping with the friendly nature of the competition, all participants receive prizes that include gift cards and machining tools.

     

    Jason Walck, a junior from Carbon Career & Technical Institute earned 1st place in the competition and Aaron Tallman, senior from Schuylkill Technology (and Williams Valley School District) earned 2nd place.  

     


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    The Carpentry Program Of Study (POS) has tasks associated with interior finish.  Each Carpentry student has an educational plan that articulates the secondary career and technical programs to postsecondary degree or diploma or certificate programs through the PDE's .SOAR program.  The interior stair project is a level three project which not only involves stairs, but drywall, trim, wall finish, and wall framing.  Currently there are nine students working on individual projects.  Students build everything from construction grade lumber, boards, or plywood.  The only piece that the student did not make is the handrail.  The starting box newel, balusters, and stair treads were all student built.  The shop is currently full of stair projects at various stages of finish. (October 2018)

     


    STEM

    Thursday, November 8, 2018, is National STEM day.  This is the day that we promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math within our classes.  Here is a link to an article from the Times Leader in which Shannon Brennan, our Director, was quoted:  Times Leader Article - 10/31/2018

     


    Check out this "Tide Talk" video with Shannon Brennan, Director of STC and Dr. Zwiebel, Superintendent of Pottsville:

     

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