Tech Students Showcase Their Skills

Inspired by Beauty and the Beast, student stylist Brianna Elardo (left) participated in the fantasy hairstyling competition with student model Keree Elia.

Students at Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Center recently gathered for an evening of healthy competition during the school’s annual student competition at the Levittown Memorial Education Center. Administrators, staff and families watched as students put their talents on full display by demonstrating their acquired skills for attendees, including potential employers and colleges.

GC Tech is a unique school program dedicated to teaching comprehensive career and technical skills, along with qualifying academics, for students enrolled in the Levittown Public Schools and neighboring districts. The program offers courses in the areas of automotive technology, computer animation, construction management, cosmetology, culinary arts, electrical technology, graphic arts/printing, landscape design and management, medical assisting and police science/EMT.

Throughout the showcase, students competed in the areas of automotive technology, 3-D visualization and animation, commercial baking, cosmetology, criminal justice, culinary arts, electrical technology, fantasy hairstyling, first aid/CPR, food preparation assistant, graphic arts, job demonstration, job interview, junior evening hairstyling, medical assisting, police science, restaurant service, senior evening hairstyling and senior nail art.

For a list of student showcase winners, visit the district website at


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