Conewago Hosts ‘Signing Day’ Event for Local High School Students Joining the Company Following Graduation

HANOVER, PA – On May 23, 2024, 13 local high school graduates joined leadership from Conewago Enterprises & Conewago Manufacturing, a leading regional general contractor, for a ‘signing day’ event. In just a few weeks, the graduates will begin their careers in the construction industry. Conewago is poised to help them carve out a career path forward showing them advancement opportunities, supporting them in continuing their education and the potential to earn over $55,000 in their first year alone.

Conewago is honored to welcome the following graduates to the team:

Lucas Ramsburg    Adams County Technical Institute    Site Department
Aiden Fitzgerald    Adams County Technical Institute    Site Department
Royce Wiseman    Adams County Technical Institute    Site Department
Derrick McMaster    Littlestown High School    Site Department
Nathan Wetzel    Spring Grove    Building Crews
Alan Manzo    Littlestown High School    Building Crews
Cayden Noel    Adams County Technical Institute    Building Crews
Kaden Eyler    Littlestown High School    Precast Field Patcher
Aiden Markle    Hanover High School    Steel Erector
Pierce Ewen    Littlestown High School    Steel Erector
Trey Stough    Littlestown High School    Precast
Jomar Perez    Littlestown High School    Precast
Dylon Olphin    Bermudian Springs High School    Fab Shop

Adam Hicks, Vice President of Conewago, said “Conewago is thrilled to be in a position to provide high-quality career opportunities for students right out of high school without the debt that comes with a college education. We take a personalized approach with each new team member, discussing career aspirations, goals, available training, and apprenticeship opportunities from day one. These young people represent the future of Conewago and the construction industry.”

Conewago’s commitment to employee retention is evident in their track record, with over 75% of the students that have signed on being retained since 2020. Hicks emphasized the company’s desire to be a place where individuals build their careers, evidenced by over 125 team members having been with the company over a decade.