The sixth annual awards ceremony for the Lehigh Valley region of “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” contest was held recently at ArtsQuest at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Teams from 26 schools in Lehigh, Carbon and Northampton counties partner with local manufacturing companies to learn about manufacturing and produce a video highlighting each company’s operation and products. The Lower Macungie
The Lower Macungie Middle School student filmmakers and the Mack team, including the employees featured in the video, gather after the ceremony for a photo. The team also placed third in the race in the viewers choice award category. Pictured are, back row: Carolina O’Connor, Eric Burlingame, Lisa Mankos, Tony Deller, Oscar Felegy; middle row, Mario Cisneros, Sylvia Weidman, Ryan Boulrice, Ben
The trophy awarded for the film is engraved with the school name and the manufacturing company, Mack Trucks.
Members of the Lower Macungie Middle School student filmmaker team gather for a photo with their outstanding overall program award and chickens, including from left, Alice Boulrice, Carter Henninger, Ryan Boulrice, Nick Donati, Ben Fletcher, Oscar Felegy, Neil Bakrania and Lauren Krause. The Lower Macungie Middle School team will attend the statewide competition in Harrisburg April 30.