12/22/2020 Harrisburg, PA - Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that The Challenge Program, Inc. (TCP)…
The Challenge Program, Inc. Announces Clark Contractors, Inc. as a Major Corporate Partner
Bedford, PA – Clark Contractors, Inc., located in Bedford County, PA. Since 1951, Clark Contractors, Inc. has performed commercial and industrial work for a wide range of clients throughout the central/western PA and northern Maryland area. Clark Contractors has been a family-owned business for three generations, committed to completing projects with the excellence that clients have come to expect.
Clark Contractors, Inc. began their partnership with The Challenge Program, Inc. in 2018. The Challenge Program, Inc. (TCP) builds sustainable Business/Education partnerships while introducing students to careers in their communities. The program challenges students in grades 10-12 in five categories reflecting solid habits for academic and workforce success. Students receive cash incentives for the challenge in the following categories – Attendance, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), Community Service, Academic Improvement, and Academic Excellence.
Clark Contractors, Inc. chose Everett Area High School as their partner in education. During the kick-off assembly at the school, students learned of career opportunities with family-sustaining wages right in their community from Clark Contractors, Inc. Clark Contractors, Inc. is currently working with The Challenge Program, Inc. and Everett High School to coordinate workforce development activities.
“Clark Contractors partnered with the Challenge Program and Everett High School because we felt it was necessary to look into our County’s future and prepare students to be able to have a good start in the workforce. The program provides an opportunity for students to learn good employee traits and start on the right foot to obtaining a position they are interested in and enthused about.” Clifton Clark, President, Clark Contractors, Inc.
The Challenge Program, Inc. wishes to extend its appreciation to Clark Contractors, Inc. for becoming a Major Corporate Partner and supporting students in their community.