Saturday, September 19, 2020

College and Career Cafe Cluster – Round Three

By: Sarah Marble/Senior Feature Editor

On Friday, January 10th, the third college and career cafe cluster was held in the main gym. Again, middle school and high school are welcomed to attend, as long as they sign up in their flex classes prior to the day of the event. A total of 91 students attended from the Middle School and 72 students from the High School.

The organizer of the event is Middle School Guidance Counselor, Dawn McHale. She stated that, “Our event was very successful. We had over 22 different local businesses attend and received a lot of positive feedback from the participants.”

Vendors that will be attending this cluster include the career fields of:

  • Government and Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

The vendors are that attended the event are listed below:

  • ASTELLAS Pharmaceuticals US
  • Barnes Kasson Hospital 
  • Binghamton Devils Hockey
  • Children’s center of Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties
  • Endless Mountain Visitors Bureau
  • Guardian Home Health
  • Holiday Inn-Gibson
  • JHA Companies
  • Johnson College
  • Keystone College
  • Lackawanna College of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  • National Guard
  • Northern Tier Industry & Education (NTIEC)
  • PA Department of Health – Susquehanna County 
  • Penn State Scranton
  • Restore Occupational Therapy
  • Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC)
  • Trehab-D&A/Independent Living
  • Trehab-Workforce Development
  • University of Scranton
  • US Air Force
  • Williams
  • Women’s Resource Center

The next College and Career Cluster Fair will take place on March 6th, 2020. It will be focusing on careers in the fields of: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security, Manufacturing, Marketing, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics, and Information Technology.

If you are interested in attending the next event, be sure to sign up in your flex!

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Sarah Marble
Sarah Marble is a senior and a second year journalism student. She enjoys spending her time giving back to others. She values being involved in her community and school as an active leader. After graduating high school, she will be attending Penn State College of Nursing to earn a Bachelor´s Degree in nursing to become a Registered Nurse.

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