Seventy-Four ACPS P-Tech Students and It Professionals Connect at Meet the Mentors Day
June 11, 2019 / In the News
Fifty-two current and prospective Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) students from Allegany County Public Schools networked with 22 mentors from Allegany College of Maryland, Exclamation Labs, First United Bank and Trust, Frostburg State University, IBM, WMHS and other companies at Meet the Mentors Day at ACM. The group participated in team-building robotics and cyber activities, tours of ACM and WMHS and a networking lunch organized by staff and instructors from ACPS, the Center for Career and Technical Education, ACM’s Computer Technology Program, IBM and the Western Maryland IT Center of Excellence. L-R: Moss Summerfield, a P-TECH student and 10th grader at Allegany High School, and Dougless Carder, a P-TECH mentor, IBM Cybersecurity apprentice and ACM alumna, construct using Cubelets Robot Blocks. Summerfield will enroll in CCTC in the fall, as part of P-TECH’s high school and beyond five-year model.