Area high school students graduate from NEPIRC’s youth manufacturing camp at Lackawanna College

For Abington Journal | August 28th, 2017 5:51 pm - updated: 3:18 pm.

SCRANTON — The Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC) graduated high school students from Adventures in Advanced Manufacturing Camp at Lackawanna College Thursday, Aug. 17.

Lackawanna College, in partnership with NEPIRC, the National Institute of Standards, and the PA Department of Community & Economic Development, provided the free camp to prepare high school students for careers in manufacturing. It served nine students from regional high schools.

Campers learned about lean manufacturing and 3-D printing, drone coding, and process mapping. They also gained hands-on experience and toured manufacturing plants.

Special camp sponsors included Gentex Corporation and Quadrant EEP.

Area high school students recently attended the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center’s (NEPIRC) Adventures in Advanced Manufacturing Camp at Lackawanna College. From left, first row, Noah Johnson, Abington Heights High School; Samantha Domzalski, Dunmore High School; Mia `Laboranti, Scranton High School; David Alunni, North Pocono High School; Michael Fedorka, Mid Valley High School. Second row, Eric Joseph Esoda, CPA, president and CEO, NEPIRC; Ethan Auer, West Scranton High School; Hayden Krewson, Scranton High School; Nick Beardsley, ME Central School; Tristan Kwiatkowski, Pittston Area High School; Mark Volk, president, Lackawanna College.
http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_ABJ-Manufacturing-1.jpgArea high school students recently attended the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center’s (NEPIRC) Adventures in Advanced Manufacturing Camp at Lackawanna College. From left, first row, Noah Johnson, Abington Heights High School; Samantha Domzalski, Dunmore High School; Mia `Laboranti, Scranton High School; David Alunni, North Pocono High School; Michael Fedorka, Mid Valley High School. Second row, Eric Joseph Esoda, CPA, president and CEO, NEPIRC; Ethan Auer, West Scranton High School; Hayden Krewson, Scranton High School; Nick Beardsley, ME Central School; Tristan Kwiatkowski, Pittston Area High School; Mark Volk, president, Lackawanna College. Submitted photo

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