News and Events

August 8, 2018

(CCTEC Foundation Board members, from left to right: James J. Gruccio Jr.; Carlos A. Mercado; President Ronald Franceschini, Jr.; Russell Swanson; Luanne Allen; Ryan Feaster; Larry Malone; and Carol Musso.)

VINELAND, NJ (September 28, 2018) – They came for eggs, waffles and, most of all, to support quality technical education in Cumberland County.

That was the scene today inside the cafeteria at the John F. Scarpa Technical Education Center of Cumberland County, where more than 100 supporters helped raise more than $12,000 to make Cumberland County...

June 25, 2018

CCTEC STRIVE Students Win 12 Medals at 2018 Special Olympics

(Clockwise from left to right: John F. Scarpa, major donor; Dr. Dina Rossi Elliott, CCTEC Superintendent; Terry Bova, General Manager, Wawa #964 on Second Street in Millville; Matt Storar, General Manager, Wawa #924 on Sherman Ave. and Delsea Dr. in Vineland; Sherri Caterina, Area Manager for Vineland and Millville; CCTEC STRIVE student Daniel Fomich, of Millville; and CCTEC STRIVE student Tabitha Cheesman, of Bridgeton.)

VINELAND, NJ (June 25, 2018) – In a demonstration of its commitment...

May 21, 2018

Dear Friends,

As the 2017-18 school year comes to a close, the CCTEC Foundation is proud to announce another successful year providing our students with the opportunity, experience and skills they need to succeed in today’s highly-advanced technical industries.

I’m happy to present this newsletter – my first as Board of Trustees President – to share the Foundation’s highlights and exciting stories as we expand our programs and charitable giving programs to support the mission and vision of CCTEC. Cumberland County is clearly as enthusiastic as we ar...

April 18, 2018

“Automotive Technology is a very rewarding career and today’s students need training in the state-of-the-art technology to stay ahead,” James J. Gruccio Jr., Vice President of the Burns-Kull Automotive, said. “With our donation, we are delighted to encourage CCTEC students to continue obtaining the technical education they need to build a successful and financially rewarding career in the automotive industry.”

January 2, 2018

VINELAND, NJ (January 2, 2018) – The Cumberland County Technical Education Center Foundation recently announced new leadership for its Board of Trustees and the addition of two new members.

The Foundation Board announced its new President, Ron Franceschini, of Vineland; Vice President, Charles J. Wettstein, of Cedarville; along with two new Foundation Trustees, Carlos A. Mercado Jr., of Vineland; and Lawrence J Malone, of Millville.

“I believe in the value of vocational/technical education and I am honored to lead the Foundation’s Board of Trustees...

August 22, 2017

CCTEC’s 4th Annual 5K TREK was held on Saturday, October 7 at Rosenhayn Fire and Rescue in Bridgeton. All proceeds from the event benefit scholarship opportunities for local students to attend CCTEC. 

See the event album here >> 

June 22, 2017

We’re delighted for you to be reading the first of many newsletters to come. Our newsletters will feature highlights and stories about our Foundation’s giving programs and the charitable naming contributions to support the mission and vision of The Cumberland County Technical Education Center.

View CCTEC Foundation's Newsletter, Volume One >> 

VINELAND (June 16, 2017) -- A dedication and awards ceremony was held in Vineland Thursday evening to not only honor those who excelled in the classroom, but to also honor a person who made a big pledge to students in Cumberland County.

Cumberland County Technical Education Center held a dedication ceremony to rename it to the John F. Scarpa Technical Education Center at Cumberland County. The school honored Scarpa with the name change after his foundation, the John F, Scarpa Foundation, pledged $1 million in November to help fund a scholarship pro...

June 15, 2017

MILLVILLE, NJ (June 15, 2017) – The John F. Scarpa Technical Education Center of Cumberland County (ScarpaTEC) held an official dedication ceremony on Thursday, June 15, honoring the contribution of Cumberland County entrepreneur and benefactor John F. Scarpa. In November 2016, The John F. Scarpa Foundation made a leadership commitment to the school with an initial pledge of $1 million that will help fund a scholarship program for its students so that their dreams of an advanced education can become a reality.

At the ceremony, the school also award...

May 24, 2017

Funds to Provide College Scholarships and Support Program Development

The Cumberland County Technical Education Center Board and Education and Foundation are proud to announce the donation of $1 million from The John F. Scarpa Foundation. In recognition of the gift, the school has been renamed The John F. Scarpa Technical Education Center of Cumberland County. The renaming of the school will take place over the next 60 to 90 days.

This generous gift will directly benefit our students in several ways by:

  • Providing college scholarships for ongoing...

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Cumberland County 
Technical Education Center Foundation


CCTEC Foundation, Inc.

PO Box 2634

Vineland, NJ  08362

@2018 by  Cumberland County Technical Education Center Foundation

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