Upper Bucks County Technical School Recognizes Two Students for High-Octane Classwork

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The Upper Bucks County Technical School has recognized two students — Joseph Schirmer and Julia Kemmerer — for excellence.

Two Upper Bucks County Technical School (UBCTS) enrollees were named student of the month for May 2022. The Perkasie educational institution has recognized the performance of seniors Joseph Schirmer and Julia Kemmerer for their work in May.

Schirmer, who also attends Pennridge High School, is enrolled in the Small Engine Technology program. He splits his classroom time with employment at CDI Lawn Equipment.

Faculty member Bill Young is Schirmer’s UBCTS instructor.

“I’ve had the pleasure of teaching Joey Schirmer for the past four years and watched him grow into a fine young man with excellent skills,” he said. “Joey has always been a pleasure to work with and will be successful in anything he pursues. He is an excellent example of how [UBCTS] can set up a student for successful lifelong learning.”

Kemmerer, Schirmer’s co-honoree, studies in the UBCTS Automotive Collision Technology program.

In addition to her academic honor, Kemmerer took first place in Automotive Refinishing Technology at the Pa. State SkillsUSA Competition. Next month, she will move onto the national level in Atlanta.

Kemmerer augments her studies with a co-op position at Kirban Customs, Kintnersville a marine/automotive restoration shop. That role gave her a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work on a car belonging to country artist and producer Blanco Brown.

Since 1964, the Upper Bucks County Technical School has been educating students for successful careers. It offers 21 programs that include specialization in agriculture, technology, and baking/pastry arts.

Upper Bucks County Technical School student had the opportunity to work on singer-producer Blanco Brown’s car.
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