We are so very proud of all of our SUN Tech competitors who competed last week in Louisville, Kentucky.  . Very proud of this group and all your hard work, and dedication

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    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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Carpentry Student Aron Hummel on Co-op with Edminston Construction

SUN Carpentry student Aron Hummel is pictured outside of Blaise Alexander Cadillac in Sunbury, working on a complete restoration of the Dealership by Edmistons Construction. The On Site Foreman stated, “I am a SUN Tech alumni in Masonry and Aron is a great asset to our team”. For more information about SUN Tech’s cooperative education…

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Colby Kuhn at F & S Construction

SUN Area Technical Institute Carpentry student Colby Kuhn takes a break from building a garage with F&S Construction. 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!

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Mr. Weisser poses with the bench after delivery to Shikellamy High School.

SUN Area Technical Institute’s Joe Weisser delivered students’ sitting benches to Shikellamy and Selinsgrove High Schools. SUN Tech students made the benches from scratch for all 5 sending High Schools: Lewisburg HS, Shikellamy HS, Midd-West HS, Selinsgrove HS and Mifflinburg HS. SUN Tech’s Masonry Program made the concrete forms, Advanced Wood and Carpentry programs planed, ripped…

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Carpentry student Ethan Witmer on co-op

Carpentry student Ethan Witmer is one of dozens of students every year at SUN Area Technical Institute who take advantage of our Cooperative Education program to gain work experence and earn money during their senior year of high school.

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Carpentry is great work for the body as well as the brain! Students recently worked on custom framing for irregularly shaped windows, and mitering trim to finish the inside of their mock house. Check out the photos! And don’t forget–students in Carpentry have the opportunity to earn college credits FREE while attending SUN Tech!

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Mrs. Sharer Tries the Fall Arrest Harness

  SUN Area Technical Institute‘s assistant director Mrs. Sharer gets “hands on” by trying out the fall arrest harness in Carpentry.  Systems like this one are used by carpenters to protect them from accidental falls while working on roofs. Remember it’s not the fall that gets you, it’s the sudden stop at the bottom! Fall…

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Student in Precision Machining played a major role in the creation of the benches.

Students in the Carpentry, Wood Products, Masonry, and Precision Machining programs collaborated on building park benches donated to SUN Tech’s partner school districts. Students in the masonry program used the forms to mold the concrete ends of the benches. Students in Carpentry and Advanced Wood Products ripped, cross-cut, routed and drilled the pressure treated lumber used to make…

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