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74 ACPS P-TECH Students and IT Professionals Connect at Meet the Mentors Day

*The following press release was issued by Allegany College of Maryland. For more information, contact Kristin Kehrwald at


ptech Fifty-two current and prospective Pathways in Technology Early College (P-TECH) students from the Allegany County Public School System networked with 22 mentors from Allegany College of Maryland, Exclamation Labs, First United Bank and Trust, Frostburg State University, IBM, WMHS, and other companies at Meet the Mentors Day held at ACM.


The group participated in team-building robotics and cyber activities, tours of ACM and WMHS, and a networking lunch organized by staff and instructors from ACPS, The Center for Career and Technical Education, ACM's Computer Technology Program, IBM, and the Western Maryland IT Center of Exccellence. 


Pictured: Moss Summerfield, a P-TECH student and 10th grader at Allegany High School, and Dougless Carder, a P-TECH mentor, IBM Cybersecurity apprentice and ACM alumna, construct using Cubelets Robot Blocks. Summerfield will enroll in the Career Center in the fall as part of P-TECH's high school and beyond five-year model.




Published 6/10/19