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Upper Bucks County school names Student of the Month


Raymond Slifer, a senior from Quakertown Community High School, has been named the Student of the Month for September at the Upper Bucks County Technical School (UBCTS).

Slifer has been enrolled in the Machining Technologies program for the past three years.

He is a Cooperative Education student trainee employed by Bracalente Manufacturing Group, Trumbaursville. He is a tool room technician and has received all excellent evaluations from his employer He has also excelled in the Machining Technologies Program earning the OSHA 10 Safety Certification and several NIMS (National Institute of Metal Working Skills) Certifications. He was named a member of the National Technical Honor Society and most dedicated Machining Technologies student. He has also competed and placed at SkillsUSA machining competitions at the district and state level.

Slifer contributes to the community by serving as a junior fire fighter for the Richlandtown Fire Company and a junior assistant Scout master for Troop 87. He has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

Slifer is currently enrolled in the UBCTS/ Bucks County Community College Technical Entrepreneurship Program. Upon graduation he will attend Pennsylvania College of Technology and major in manufacturing engineering.

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