Dallastown Area HS Students Achieve SOLIDWORKS Certification and Job Ready Skills

CSWA Students Dallastown PA

Jay Rexroth, Engineering Graphics teacher, Dallastown, PA Area High School shared the success of his students passing the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA). New CSWA’s, Abigail Barnhart, Ben Miller, Gerald MacDonald, Nicholas Liegey, Nick Loucks, Daniel Bitner, Bryce Richard, Christopher Brignall, Joseph Starceski (not in photo) proudly displays their accomplishments.  Congratulations to all students and to Bryce that had a perfect score.

Band Case

To prepare for the CSWA exam, students take Engineering Graphics and Advanced CAD classes.  Students design projects such as this band case.

chess board final render2

and chess board.

Pedal Powered Pitching Machine photo 1

Products quickly advance to machine design with a self-powered pitching machine



Pedal Powered Cement Mixer 2


and self-powered cement mixer.

The CSWA is a three hour on-line exam that involves drafting competencies, advanced modeling and assembly modeling. Dallastown PA students now join a very select group of high school students who achieved the CSWA level worldwide. As Certified SolidWorks Associates, these students have an edge in today’s competitive job market. They are listed on a global database that employers may view to verify their level of certification. CSWA certification is proof of their expertise and skills.

More information about your school becoming a CSWA Provider is available at www.solidworks.com/cswa-academic.

Thank you Jay and Dallastown students for sharing with the SolidWorks community.  And thank you to our SOLIDWORKS value added reseller, Design Point Solutions.  Marie

Marie Planchard

Marie Planchard

Senior Director, Early Engagement, 3DEXPERIENCE Works at Dassault Systemes
Marie Planchard is an education and engineering advocate. As Senior Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS, she is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the 3DEXPERIENCE Works products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
Marie Planchard