Voting Set for April 12-14 for Bedford County’s What’s So Cool About Manufacturing® Video Contest

Hope for Hyndman students filming at Mission Critical Solutions Chestnut Ridge Middle School students filming at Bedford Reinforced Plastics

BEDFORD, PA – The What’s So Cool About Manufacturing® video contest in Bedford County culminates this week when the Viewers Choice Award voting opens Wednesday, April 12. Anyone can participate by watching and choosing their favorite video at before voting closes at midnight April 14. Viewers can vote more than once by refreshing the page.

Students in the After 3 program at six Bedford County middle schools created and entered video projects showcasing six local manufacturers. The What’s So Cool About Manufacturing® video contest is helping students learn more about manufacturing careers in their home county and gain skills like teamwork, storytelling, video production and project management.

The Bedford County contest was developed through a partnership between Bedford County Development Association, Bedford County Technical Center (BCTC), and the Bedford County 21st Century Community Learning Center Consortium.

Bedford County’s participating teams are:

Bedford Area Middle School                         Rockland Manufacturing

Chestnut Ridge High School                          Bedford Reinforced Plastics

Everett Area Middle School                           Lampire Biological Laboratories

Hope for Hyndman Charter School               Mission Critical Solutions

Northern Bedford County Middle School     Bedford Candies

Tussey Mountain Middle School                   The Organic Snack Company