Local Officials Recognize CTC Students

Local elected officials gather with Career Technology Center (CTC) students at the SkillsUSA awards program. Several CTC students participated in the competition, which develops employability and leadership skills for those enrolled in work-based learning initiatives. This group finished first for teamwork in plumbing, masonry, carpentry and electrical occupations.

L-r, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Jake Winters, Scranton School District; Matthew Minner, Mid Valley School District; Matthew Abbott, North Pocono School District; Joshua Notari, Forest City School District; Katie Gilmartin, Scranton School District Board Member; Larry West, Senator John Blake’s Office; and State Representative Sid Kavulich.

Savannah Lloyd Offers Students Career Advice

Savannah Lloyd, inside left, a Philadelphia Eagles cheerleader and Moosic resident, was honored by the Lackawanna County Commissioners for her professional achievements at a pep rally at the Riverside Elementary School East. The Marywood University student, who has a storied background in dance and the performing arts, addressed the students about setting lofty goals and working to achieve them.

L-r, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Ms. Lloyd, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, and Paul Brennan, Riverside School District Superintendent.

William Pastore Feted For Service

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a Certificate of Recognition to William Pastore, who served as the chief financial officer for Lackawanna/Susquehanna Behavioral Health for 42 years and recently retired from his post.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, William and Donna Pastore, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, and Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings.