Rep. Thompson, LHU to host educational seminar

LOCK HAVEN – U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson will join students from high schools across the region for the tenth year during an educational seminar entitled “Pathways to Opportunity” at Lock Haven University hosted by the Government Outreach Program.

The event is currently sponsored by regional employers including United Refining Company, C.S. McKee, Whirley Drinkworks, Northern Pennsylvania Regional College, Northwest Savings Bank, Domtar, American Refining Group, Beacon Light Behavior Health, Rick Seager & Tricia Durbin, and Lock Haven University.

Students will hear remarks from Thompson regarding his responsibilities as a member of Congress and presentations from a number of guest panelists and speakers, and have the opportunity to speak with university officials concerning their future education and career opportunities. Lock Haven University President Dr. Robert Pignatello will also participate. Panelists will focus on future career opportunities as well as local assets and attractions to persuade students to stay in the area after graduation. Emcee and speaker Rick Capozzi from CapozziGroup and Survival Mindset will present on soft skill development.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, at Parsons Union Building, Railroad Street, on the university campus.

A full list of sponsors, speakers and a schedule will be posted on www.govout.org.

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