alumni spotlight-feb. 2019Kalvin Groce is a Greenwood High School student who graduated from the Horticulture and Landscaping Program at CPAVTS. He was in recently to visit his favorite teacher and have a special arrangement made by the “new talent”.

We took some time with Kalvin to catch up with him and hear how things have progressed with his career since leaving CPAVTS…

Here is what he had to share with us:


Describe the company or industry in which you currently work.

“Fry Communications Inc., which is a printing company.”


What is your job title and what do you do?

“Machine operator at the facility.”


What other employment have you had related to your program areas at CPAVTS?

“I was a Landscaper at Central Penn Landscaping.”


What additional education and training did you receive after leaving CPAVTS?

“I didn’t receive any additional training so to speak, but CPAVTS provided me with the skills necessary to be prepared in my field.”


How was Cumberland Perry different than your regular high school?

“It was more focused on getting my ready for the workforce, and academic part was more specific to my profession…everything was mostly hands-on.”


What is your favorite memory from CPAVTS?

“The PA Home Builder’s Show.”