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“What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Announces 2022 Lehigh Valley Awards

“What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Announces 2022 Lehigh Valley Awards
The Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) announced the award recipients for the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Lehigh Valley student video contest awards.
BlueTriton Brands (formerly Nestle Waters), which has several facilities in Upper Macungie Township, was a featured manufacturer in the award-winning video produced by students at Eyer Middle School in East Penn School District. You can watch their video here: https://youtu.be/ybLBNp_U1Z0
The ceremony was broadcast live on WFMZ and over 1,000 people attended the event, held Tuesday April 5, 2022 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. The WSCM program received 128,620 votes over a three-day voting period. The video with the most votes received the “Viewers Choice Award.” The videos were also reviewed by a panel of judges for awards in ten other categories, including Outstanding Brand Placement and Outstanding Creativity.
The WSCM contest partners students from 28 schools in Carbon, Lehigh and Northampton counties with 28 local manufacturers. Each student team created and promoted a short video that documented their experience, highlighting what is “cool” about manufacturing at their assigned manufacturer.
This year’s awards are as follows:
1. Outstanding Overall Program: Bangor Area Middle School – L&M Fabrication & Machine
2. Outstanding Editing: J.T. Lambert Intermediate School – Lehigh Valley Plastics
3. Outstanding Creativity: Northeast Middle School – Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
4. Outstanding Cool: Northampton Area Middle School – ABEC
5. Outstanding Team Spirit: Northern Lehigh Middle School – Piramal Critical Care, Inc.
6. Outstanding Educational Value (TIE): Broughal Middle School- Lehigh Heavy Forge Corporation
7. Outstanding Educational Value (TIE): Nazareth Area Middle School- Orbel Corporation
8. Outstanding Videography: Eyer Middle School-BlueTriton Brands
9. Viewers Choice: Springhouse Middle School- Stanley Black & Decker
10. Outstanding Outreach Plan: Saucon Valley Middle School HindlePower, Inc.
11. Outstanding Career Pathway: Lower Macungie Middle School- Solar Technology, Inc
12. Outstanding Brand Placement: Penn-Kidder Campus- B.T.M. Incorporated
13. Sweet Manufacturing Cupcake Award Winner: Career Institute of Technology
Check out all of the contest entry videos and learn more about the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” contest at the following link: https://www.whatssocool.org/contests/lehigh-valley/

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