Greater Johnstown Team Takes 2nd Place at WSCAM Statewide Contest

May 16, 2024

Yesterday in the heart of Harrisburg, at the Whittaker Center, the atmosphere was electric as the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing Middle School Student Video Contest Statewide Awards unfolded. Among the 22 talented contenders, for the first time ever, one of our Pittsburgh East teams took 2nd place!!! 👏🏆

*watch the reaction video to the winner being announced at the bottom of this blog*

Partnered with JWF Industries, the middle school students from Greater Johnstown showcased their creativity and dedication, earning well-deserved recognition for their exceptional video. It’s a testament to their hard work and the invaluable guidance of their teacher coaches. The journey to this achievement was marked by countless hours of brainstorming, filming, and editing, as the team poured their hearts into capturing what they thought was so cool about manufacturing.

As we celebrate this awesome achievement, let’s commend the students, teachers, and industry partners who made it possible. Their passion for manufacturing and commitment to excellence serve as an inspiration to us all. Let’s continue to champion the next generation of manufacturing leaders and support their journey towards a future filled with endless possibilities. Congratulations to the Greater Johnstown team on this well-deserved award!

To watch their award-winning video, click here.

P.S. The workforce team at Catalyst Connection would also like to wish Darren Buchko a wonderful retirement at the end of this school year! Darren has been one of the amazing and dedicated teacher coaches for the Greater Johnstown School District over the years. He will be missed! 💚