75th Anniversary Press Release
New Castle School of Trades (NCST), one of the region’s oldest and most established trade and technical schools, announced that it will celebrate its 75th Anniversary with a major facility expansion that will enhance its training programs and create even greater partnerships with leading local and regional employers.
“During the past 75 years, the New Castle School of Trades is proud to have trained more than 20,000 men and women for exciting, high-demand careers in a variety of skilled trades. Our commitment to our students includes offering the finest training facilities and technology available,” said Rex Spaulding, President.
“One of the most unique features of NCST is our commitment and relationships with local and regional employers,” said New Castle School of Trades Dennis Corrado, School Director. “Our employer partners tell us what they are looking for in future employees, and we respond by developing curriculum and training facilities to meet these needs. Our new automotive training center is a great example of an employer and school partnership that is designed to help our students begin their new careers as quickly and successfully as possible,” he added.
As part of the expansion, the New Castle School of Trades has doubled the size of its automotive training center. “Our newly expanded training center looks and operates like a dealership. Our students are training in a real-world setting and preparing themselves for immediate opportunities upon graduation,” added Rex Spaulding.
“Providing outstanding training, preparing our students for success, and meeting the needs of employers has been our commitment for the past 75 years. To further this, we are excited to announce partnerships with Apostolakis Auto Group, Ainsley Heating & Cooling, Flynn Tire, Gault Heating & Cooling, PI&I Motor Express, Preston Auto Group, Window World, Berner Air Curtains, and Boardman Nissan,” said Carrie Kraynak, Director for NCST Career Services.
NCST will officially celebrate its 75th anniversary at 12 noon on Wednesday, September 7th. The event will be held at the main campus at 4117 Pulaski Road, New Castle, PA 16101. The event is open to the public, and former graduates and their families are encouraged to attend. To learn more, visit our Corporate Sponsor page.
About New Castle School of Trades
Since its founding in 1945, the New Castle School of Trades (NCST) has become one of the premier trade schools in the Pennsylvania and Ohio area. Over the last 75 years, NCST has evolved from educating students into competent tradesmen to training students to become more sophisticated and innovative craftsmen who will be tomorrow’s highly skilled technicians.