main content starts herePinewood holds annual Career Day

| February 14, 2020

Pinewood 5th graders had a glimpse into a variety of career choices during their 8th annual Career Day.

Parent and community volunteers shared their insight and information to students during the event. The variety of careers represented by the volunteers ranged from health care to engineering.

group of students listen to speaker

Each student was given a “career passport” to fill out about the different careers they learned about during the presentations.

A special thank you to our 2020 Career Day speakers:

  • Josh Kruk – Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Luigi Palleschi – Civil Engineer/Owner
  • Tom Gianatasio – CPA
  • Kelli Rushia – Pharmacist (Inpatient Clinical Pharmacist)
  • David King – Pastor
  • Nicole Alread – Licensed Optician
  • Erik Batcher – Façade Designer/Project Manager
  • Leslie Smith – Principal
  • Tina Marriner – Administrative Law Judge
  • Nicholas Manuli – LPN
  • Wade Abbot – Communications Specialist for Mohawk Valley Library Systems
  • Matt Musto – Project Manager/Electrical Engineer
  • Tim MacTurk – District Manager for food service company
  • Leah Semione – Nurse
  • Makeyin Allah – Front Desk
  • Lisa Lachanski – Salon Owner/Stylist
  • Joseph Farrell – Investigator/Police Officer
  • Jassica Savignano – Union/Pipefitter/Plumber
  • Amy Lynch – Archaeologist/Research and Collections Technician
  • Sean Donovan – Detective for Schenectady PD
  • Ryan Obie – Corrections Officer
  • Nicole Smith – Program Director at Boys & Girls Club
  • Julie Rouse – Clubhouse Director at Boys & Girls Club