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Pittsburgh Central 2024 Contest

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The What’s So Cool About Manufacturing® video contests were launched to create a new perspective and regional awareness on the exciting career opportunities that exist in manufacturing for students, parents, teachers, and the community. Contests in the Pittsburgh area are produced by Catalyst Connection in Pittsburgh, PA.

Voting times: Mar 25th, 2024 (12:01 am) – Mar 29th, 2024 (11:59 pm)

Contest Teams

Apollo Ridge School DistrictJV Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Baldwin-Whitehall School DistrictMancini’s Bakery
Blackhawk School DistrictSchroeder Industries
Butler Area School District Team 1Butler Technologies, Inc.
Butler Area School District Team 2 Keystone Ridge Designs
Canon-McMillan School DistrictDMI Companies
CLASS AcademyARDEX Americas
Freeport Area School DistrictJSP International
Laurel School DistrictBerner International
Moon Area School DistrictAero Tech Designs
Mount Lebanon School DistrictHaemonetics
New Brighton School DistrictImpact Guard, LLC
Northgate School DistrictMECCO

Contest Videos

Coming Soon

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Awards Event

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Mill 19
Pittsburgh, PA


The What’s So Cool About Manufacturing® contests are supported regionally by their sponsors and partners. Production support is provided for several of the contests by eMediaWorks and additional statewide support is provided by Sahl Communications and EmpowerStar Enterprises. The contest format also has been adopted by groups in more than a dozen additional states.

Contest Sponsors

Featured Manufacturers

Contest Manager

Scott Dietz
Catalyst Connection