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WVIA-TV’s “Stay Tuned” to highlight “Great Teachers”

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PITTSTON, Pa. – WVIA-TV’s "Stay Tuned" to feature the stories of area teachers

on Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m.


WVIA and the Pennsylvania College of Technology with additional support through a grant from the Williamsport Lycoming Community Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of PA. are proud to present the Making A Difference: Great Teachers Essay Contest. The goal of this contest is to provide an opportunity for students to recognize a teacher who has made a real difference in their lives.


Honorees include teachers from Coughlin High School, Scranton High School, Milton High School and Hughesville’s  Ashkar Elementary School.


"Stay Tuned" is a monthly, hour long, magazine-style television program showcasing stories throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Central Susquehanna Valley. 


Also included in this week's episode:


      -   Parker Hill’s prom for young people with special needs in the community.

      -   Productivity beyond the gas boom with Luzerne County Community College's

          Welding Training Program.

  • A Salute to Matt Marcinek who was diagnosed with Cerebral palsy at 9 months old overcoming many obstacles to become an accomplished athlete.


Encore presentations of this episode of "Stay Tuned" will be shown Friday, May 20 at 7 p.m., Sunday, May 22 at 5, p.m., Thursday, May 26 at 7 p.m., Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m., Sunday, May 29 at 12pm., Thursday, June 2 at 7 p.m., Friday, June 3 at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m., and Friday, June 17 at 7 p.m., Sunday, June 26 at 5pm.


For more information on WVIA-TV’s “Stay Tuned” visit wvia.org/staytuned.


WVIA Public Media is a catalyst, convener and educator, using media, partnerships, powerful ideas and programs to improve lives and advance the best attributes of an enlightened society.



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