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Congratulations Team SUN!!

We are so very proud of all of our SUN Tech competitors who competed last week in Louisville, Kentucky. 

.Team SUN. Very proud of this group and all your hard work, and dedication.

Very proud of this group and all your hard work, and dedication

Jacob Jones- 1st Place Gold Medalist in Action Skills

Jacob Jones- 1st Place Gold Medalist in Action Skills

Samantha & Jacob

Samantha & Jacob

Samantha Eisenhart- 2nd Place Silver Medalist in Job Skill Demo A

Samantha Eisenhart- 2nd Place Silver Medalist in Job Skill Demo A

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SKILLS USA Nationals-Pictures Take 2

 

 

Don’t forget to watch the LIVE awards ceremony tonight at 5:00 P.M.  We wish all of our competitors the best of luck. GO TEAM SUN!!!!

 http://skillsusa.org/events-training/national-leadership-and-skills-conference/2014-national-conference-daily-photos-and-videos/live-conference-videos/

 

 

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SUN Tech Teams Head to SKILLS USA National Competition in Louisville, Kentucky

Our SUN Tech Team is competing today in the SKILLS USA National Competition.  Go TEAM SUN!!!

 

Chase Girvin Awarded September Rotary Student

HVAC student Chase Girvin receives the September 2014 Lewisburg Rotary award.

HVAC student Chase Girvin receives the September 2014 Lewisburg Rotary award.

Chase Girvin is congratulated by family, Lewisburg Rotary Members, and his instructor at a morning breakfast meeting.  Chase is a student in HVAC and Plumbing Technology.

Criminal Justice and HVAC on Display at Mifflinburg High School

A display case at Mifflinburg features SUN Tech's Criminal Justice and HVAC programs.

A display case at Mifflinburg features SUN Tech’s Criminal Justice and HVAC programs.

Mifflinburg High School has SUN Tech’s Criminal Justice and HVAC programs on display.

Students in Criminal Justice learn the skills required for employment in professions like law enforcement, security, corrections, 911 dispatch, store security and military police.  Criminal Justice students acquire these skills through classroom training and hands-on experience. The Criminal Justice program features simulators to create real-life experiences including a 9-11 Dispatch simulator and firearms training simulator.

HVAC & Plumbing Technology students at SUN Tech learn basic system design as well as the installation and servicing of modern HVAC systems through practice in the laboratory or at a real job site.  SUN emphasizes developing student skills used in residential and commercial installation and repair jobs.  In addition to residential and commercial plumbing and heating applications, we introduce students in HVAC & Plumbing Technology to green technologies including solar and geothermal applications.

Students in both Criminal Justice and HVAC have opportunities to earn college credits while they attend SUN Tech.  Please contact us for more information!

HVAC Student Ryan Gessner on Co-op with Mid-State Mechanical

Ryan Gessner at Mid-State Mechanical Contractors

Ryan Gessner at Mid-State Mechanical Contractors

HVAC student Ryan Gessner has been traveling with Mid-State Mechanical Contractors out of Mifflinburg, PA to Gillett and LaPorte, PA. As Ryan states, “I’ve gained a lot of on the job experience in just two short weeks and will gain a lot more in the coming months. As Mr. Weisser, Co-op Coordinator noticed in his travels to these work sites, “Ryan Gessner is the ultimate team player, I saw this trait in him during the past year on The Mifflinburg HS Football and Wrestling teams. He will do anything to get the job done. His HVAC Instructor Mr. Snook has really brought this young man around nicely in this high demanding job.” Mid State Mechanical Contractors has a nice mix of employees to mentor these outstanding SUN Tech students.

 

For more information about SUN Tech’s cooperative education program and to learn how you can earn money and valuable work experience during your senior year, check out our Co-op page!

HVAC Student Chase Raker on Co-op with Hepler Geothermal

Chase Raker at Hepler Geothermal

Chase Raker at Hepler Geothermal

After extensive training in Grantville, PA HVAC student Chase has had numerous residential sites to work at with Hepler GEOTHERMAL. The owner loves his appetite to learn. Way to Go, Chase!  For more information about SUN Tech’s cooperative education program and to learn how you can earn money and valuable work experience during your senior year, check out our Co-op page!

Brandon Crossley on Co-op at Custom Building Systems

Brandon Crossley at CBS

Brandon Crossley at CBS

Brandon Crossley poses at Custom Building Systems of Middleburg. This HVAC student has been on his Co-op experience less than a week and has made a positive impact at his job. For more information about SUN Tech’s cooperative education program and to learn how you can earn money and valuable work experience during your senior year, check out our Co-op page!

Professional Building Systems Hires Dayton Kratzer of HVAC

Professional Building Systems just hired SUN Tech’s HVAC Co-op student Dayton Kratzer this week. We’d like to congratulate Dayton on his new job and thank Professional Building Systems for recognizing the value of a SUN Tech education! For more information about SUN Tech’s cooperative education program and to learn how you can earn money and valuable work experience during your senior year, check out our Co-op page!

Dayton Kratzer at Professional Building Systems

Dayton Kratzer at Professional Building Systems

Dalton Walls on Co-op at Ritz-Craft

Dalton Walls at Ritz-Craft

Dalton Walls at Ritz-Craft

HVAC student Dalton Walls poses in front of his place of employment. Supervisors have stated that Dalton has a very strong work ethic and skill set. Dalton is another shining example of Mr. Snook’s HVAC Program. For more information about SUN Tech’s cooperative education program and to learn how you can earn money and valuable work experience during your senior year, check out our Co-op page!

Noah Kuba, April 2014 Rotary Student of the Month

Noah Kuba

Noah Kuba

Congratulations to HVAC student Noah Kuba, who was recently selected as the Lewisburg Sunrise Rotary’s April, 2014 Student of the Month.

Tyler Dorman: A Stand-Out Co-op Employee

Tyler Dorman at TPS/SPX

Tyler Dorman at TPS/SPX

HVAC student Tyler Dorman poses by TPS‘s Beijing conference room. He is following in the footsteps of previous outstanding Co-op students that have been placed at this employer in New Columbia, PA. For more information about SUN Tech’s cooperative education program and to learn how you can earn money and valuable work experience during your senior year, check out our Co-op page!

Students Explore Hot Careers in HVAC

Tyler Foltz and Zach Kerstetter

Tyler Foltz and Zach Kerstetter

Tyler Foltz and Zach Kerstetter are completing a heat pump wiring simulator in the HVAC theory room.

HVAC & Plumbing Technology students at SUN Tech learn through classroom instruction and practical shop assignments.  You will learn basic system design as well as the installation and servicing of modern HVAC systems through practice in the laboratory or at an actual job site.  Emphasis is placed on developing student skills used in residential and commercial installation and repair jobs.  Additional training within this trade area is available in green technology learning about solar and geothermal energy.

Interested in seeing more? Check out our HVAC and Plumbing Technology gallery on Facebook, or check out the class website for more information.  If you’d like to visit the HVAC program, talk to your guidance counselor today about scheduling a tour.

Dakota Eberhart Nominated Rotary Student of the Month

Dakota Eberhart, January 2013 Rotary Student of the Month

Dakota Eberhart, February 2013 Rotary Student of the Month

HVAC student Dakota Eberhart was voted the Lewisburg Sunrise Rotary’s Student of the Month for February, 2013.  Congratulations Datoka!

Students Participate in Representative Culver’s Senior Expo

SUN Area Technical Institute’s Co-op Coordinator Joe Weisser and several SUN Tech students attended Representative Lynda Schlegal Culver‘s 2nd annual Senior Expo at Shikellamy High School.  Cody Weaver, an student in the HVAC class of 2013, made a project in the image shown here for Mr. Weisser to take to the Expo.  Health Professions students were available to take visitor’s blood pressure, and Food Service students served  meatballs and cookies.

According to Mr. Weisser, “this Senior Expo was a tremendous success for our very active senior members of our community and their string turnout is evidence of their strong commitment to our Valley’s many resources.”