Students, parents attend ‘Careers in Construction’ event at HS

More than 40 students and parents learned about career opportunities in the construction field during a “Careers in Construction Exploration Event,” held at Penn Manor High School on Sept. 14.

Participants got to handle construction tools and safety equipment and learned about the specific trades involved in the Penn Manor High School construction project.

They also watched a presentation on virtual design and technology in construction, and learned about construction job requirements and salaries, and apprenticeship programs available to students interested in the field.

Kapil Adihikar, a Penn Manor sophomore who recently completed a construction trades pre-apprenticeship program, talked to the group about his experience.

The event, sponsored by Warfel Construction, attracted mainly students from Penn Manor but was open to any students. Students from as far away as Chambersburg and Coatesville attended.

Many thanks to Warfel for exposing students to career options in the construction field!