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Workforce Development Night for Prospective Students

Workforce Developement Night

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Congratulations to the following students for winning SkillsUSA District Competitions hosted here at CWCTC in December. All of these students, as well as those with byes and competing in Leadership Competitions will advance to the State Competition in Hershey, PA in April.
District Competitions Winners/First Place:
Advertising Design –    Emily Toman (Commercial Arts/Yough)
Auto Service Specialization –    Nick Drexler (Auto Tech/Hempfield)
Auto Service Tech –    Brandon Fick (Auto Tech/Hempfield)
Carpentry –    Lane Smouse (Carpentry/Yough)
Computer Programming –    Dale Casteel (CIS/Norwin)
Criminal Justice –    Holley Sanner (Protective Services/Norwin)
CSI Team –      Sarah Steadman (Protective Services/Mt. Pleasant)
                     Zachary Kemerer (Protective Services/Norwin)
                     Aslan Wills (Protective Services/ Norwin)
                     Samantha Factor (Protective Services/Penn Trafford)
Electronics Tech –    Mike Singer (Robotics Engineering/Mt. Pleasant)
Fire Fighting –    Magnus Lewis (Protective Services/Belle Vernon)
First Aide/CPR –    Chelsea Smith (Protective Services/Southmoreland)
HVAC –    Kacy Dunn (HVAC/Hempfield)
Masonry –    Joseph Hite (Masonry/Norwin)
Nurse Assisting –    Kayla Yutzy (Health Occupations/Norwin)
Plumbing –    Noah Mull (Plumbing/Hempfield)
Team Works –    Shawn Wells (Plumbing/Hempfield)
                      Bowen Holleran (Masonry/Greensburg Salem)
                      Tom Hugus (Electrical/Yough)
                      John Gravely (Carpentry/Yough)
Web Design –    Tyler Vivio (Computer Information Sciences/Yough)
                      Noah Anthony (Computer Information Sciences/Mt. Pleasant)
Bye to States:
Graphic Communications –    Madison Shutter (Graphic Arts/Yough)
Painting & Decorating –        Alexis Williams (Painting & Decorating/Southmoreland)
Leadership Competitions:
Community Service –      Morgan McFeely (Health Occupations/Norwin)
                                 Dakota Clark (Health Occupations/Norwin)
                                 Davina Broker (Health Occupations/Norwin)
Outstanding Chapter –    M’kaila Cook (Graphic Arts/Mt. Pleasant)
                                 Kris Wible (Graphic Arts/Hempfield)
Pin Design –    Lindsey Harris (Graphic Arts/Yough)
Promotional Bulletin Board –      Seti Griffin (Auto Collision/Mt. Pleasant)
                                          Hedi Smartnick (Auto Collision/Hempfield)
State Officer:
Office yet to be determined –    Bailey Pasternak (Electrical/Yough)



Uniontown, PA – PennDOT District 12 would like to let motorists know that traffic patterns will be changing on Interstate 70 at the New Stanton Interchange. All four lanes of traffic (both west and eastbound) are scheduled to switch over to a temporary bypass along the westbound side of Interstate 70 along the new westbound On-Ramp area.

Westbound traffic will be moving onto this bypass Monday night 7/11/16 and then in approximately two weeks the eastbound traffic will be moved onto this by-pass as well.  
The transitions onto the new temporary bypass will be at the old Hunker exit area on the Eastern end and at the Waltz Mill Bridge area on the Western end of the project.
Traffic will continue to flow with 2 lanes in each direction unrestricted with only nighttime lane closures allowed if required.
This traffic pattern change will allow the contractor to continue to construct the new roadway and Hunker Bridge.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 770 traffic cameras. 
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.


Motorists are reminded to drive with caution and be alert when entering a work zone.

Media contact: Valerie Petersen, 724-439-7375

Source: PennDOT District 12-0


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