Posted on March 8, 2017

Madness Winning Team.jpgMahanoy Area Bears Win 11th Annual McCann Madness Trophy!

Pottsville, PA (3.6.2017) – Eleven teams, representing seven local school districts and totaling 160 high school juniors and seniors, descended upon the Pottsville Campus of McCann School of Business & Technology this past Friday for the 11th Annual McCann Madness High School Career Exploration Event.  After a great day of competition, the Mahanoy Area Bears came out winners (see attached photo).

Pictured from left to right: Kneeling: Mitchel Fifth (Mahanoy City), Jessica Waldron (Mahanoy Plane), Devan Fisher(Barnesville), Riley Marion (Mahanoy City), Justin Rivera (Mahanoy City), and Petar Armbruster (Mahanoy City) and Lori Kane, McCann Community Relations Director. Standing:  Robin Diehl (McCann Financial Services Director) Brady Mick (Barnesville), Jacob Zepnikowski (Barnesville), Ana Marie Marquez (Mahanoy City), Angel Ramos (Mahanoy City), Peter Osifat (Barnesville), Dante Israel (Gilberton), Danny Fedor (Barnesville), Carolyn Rene (Mahanoy City), and Justin Yesalavage (Mahanoy City).

During this event, high school students were given the chance to dust for fingerprints in the Criminal Justice lab, solder a pipe in the HVAC/R lab, prepare a coffee sugar scrub in the Massage Therapy class, view blood draws up close in the Medical lab, wire a server in the IT lab, apply electrical principles to illuminate a light bulb in the Electrical lab and play an anatomy and physiology trivia game.  

About McCann:
The McCann School of Business and Technology has been committed to excellence in education since 1897. We offer Associate and diploma programs in fields including: Business Administration, Medical Clinical Assistant, Computer Office Support, Criminal Justice, Electrical Systems, Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning/Refrigeration, IT Support Specialist, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, Microcomputer Applications, Office Technology-Medical, Paralegal, Phlebotomist and Professional Massage Therapy.  McCann’s core mission is to provide students with an education delivering real-life career skills and necessary support to successfully start their new career. Please visit us online at for more information.  For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, please visit our website at: