Nicholas Polakovsky Success Story

Nicholas Polakovsky

Nicholas Polakovsky

Nicholas's Story

Where you are from? Mount Pleasant, PA

What sparked your interest in a career in the skilled trades? My family owns a traveling Carnival, C&L Shows. My future plan is to become the 2nd generation owner and in order to do that I need to have a solid background in Electricity. We work 20 weeks out of the year and we have the winters off. Throughout our down time, we refurbish equipment and get everything back to the standard and look at new equipment.

What school will you be attending? Triangle Tech- Greensburg, PA

What field of study are you embarking on? Maintenance Electricity

How did you hear about the 2018 Work Ethic Scholarship? Through Triangle Tech

What area of Mike Rowe’s S.W.E.A.T pledge resonates the most with you as you pursue your new career? Number 4 on the S.W.E.A.T Pledge. I love my job even on the days when it’s 90 degrees outside or it’s pouring down rain. Those days always turn out to be the most interesting and sometimes fun. I would do anything I need to complete my job or make it better, even if it meant driving to California for new equipment or towing trailers all night.