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Garden Spot High School

Larsen Graduates from Production Welding Program

On July 28, 2017, Derek Larsen graduated from Thaddeus Steven’s College of Technology. Derek, a 2017 Garden Spot High School graduate, was able to participate in Thaddeus Steven’s five-week Production Welding Certificate program cost-free because of the work he completed in the Pathways2Success Cooperative Education class at Garden Spot. A requirement for the Pathways2Success program…

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Cooperative Education Students Graduate

On Friday, June 8, 2017, the class of 2017 graduated from Garden Spot High School.  “I cannot express enough the amount of pride I am feeling for these four students,” said Jill Hackman, Pathways Coordinator.  “I feel so privileged to have had the opportunity to watch these guys turn into young men.  I provided them…

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Chad Harner – Cooperative Education

In the workplace, Chad Harner is open, forthcoming, honest and an action taker.  He doesn’t wait for an opportunity to knock, he seeks it out and goes after it!  Chad Harner started the Pathways2Success Cooperative Education program with a job at McDonald’s.  His initial thoughts on his life after graduation were to attend a post-secondary…

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Orlando Perez Rivera – Cooperative Education

In the fall semester of the 2016-2017 school year, Orlando was employed by JB Zimmerman’s in New Holland where he did odd jobs and assisted customers.  Although he enjoyed this job, he was ready to get a head start on a job that could become a career.  With that in mind, he applied, interviewed and…

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Derek Larsen – Cooperative Education

On the outside, Derek Larsen has a tough exterior, but on the inside, Derek is an upstanding gentleman with a huge heart and loyalty to those he cares for.  Derek started the Pathways2Success Cooperative Education class working on the Turn Pike in Elverson, PA at HMS Host.  Specifically, he worked at the Arby’s fast food…

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Jake Graybill – Cooperative Education

By the end of your first conversation with Jake Graybill, you will be shocked to learn that he only turned 18 a few weeks ago!  Jake is one of those guys who just “gets it.”  He understands hard work, a strong work ethic, integrity, and commitment.  He’s one of those guys who doesn’t mind getting his…

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Pathways2Success Cooperative Education

Pathways2Success Cooperative Education is designed to provide Garden Spot High School students the opportunity to earn credits while learning the skills for 21st Century careers.   The goal of the program is to help students achieve a high priority, high skill, and high-paying career. The first semester includes classroom instruction that focuses on learning employability…

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