Class Notes


Helen Janis Hofer 1969 (nursing), is retired and resides in Montoursville.
Submitted on 10/10/2014 7:16:45 PM

Robert Holland 1967 (drafting), retired in September 2014 from Kane Manufacturing Corp., where he was an engineer for 35 years. He served in the Army from 1968-70. "I'm hoping for another WACC Reunion in the near future," he said. "I'm hoping to reconnect with any former classmates. WACC was a big step in my life, with many memories." He resides in Kane.
Submitted on 3/20/2015 11:43:42 AM

Daniel Cohick 1965 (computer science), retired in 2009 from Computer Sciences Corp., where he worked in computer systems development. His career also included uploading data to global positioning system satellites, working on computer systems for the space shuttle program as an employee of Martin Marietta Corp., working in computer development for GE's aircraft engine group, as well as working in computer systems while enlisted with the Navy from 1965-68. He holds bachelor's degrees from Penn State and Kent State and a master's degree in system management from the University of Southern California. He and his wife, Megan, have three sons.
Submitted on 4/16/2015 4:26:40 PM


Daniel W. Carl 1975 (graphic arts), was in the printing field for 20 years. He resides in York.
Submitted on 9/16/2014 4:23:54 PM

Douglas C. Skiles 1972 (aviation technology), worked as an engineer with Evergreen Helicopter in Alaska for 10 years, traveling the world. Later, he worked in the Alaska corrections system for 14 years. After retirement, he moved back to Parkesburg. His son David graduated from the college in collision repair technology in 2011.
Submitted on 9/18/2014 2:21:16 PM

Peter S. Jacobson 1976 (broadcasting), is a machine operator for Stericycle Transportation. He resides in Reading.
Submitted on 9/19/2014 7:26:17 PM

Gregory T. Smith 1976 (drafting), is the community planner for the Clinton County Planning Department. "After 38 years of working, I am still using what I have learned at WACC," he said. He resides in Lock Haven.
Submitted on 9/29/2014 4:34:32 PM

Dale M. Hurlburt Cruising Washington state. Retirement is great! 1971 (mechanical drafting), retired after 35 years as a designer for Case New Holland. In that time, he attained two patents. He resides in Queen Creek, Ariz.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:27:39 PM

Dana R. Suter 1978 (surgical technology), is coordinator of part-time student employment and career planning at Penn College. She resides in Lock Haven.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 1:27:40 PM

Francis G. Levenduski 1978 (business management), is a facilities manager for SMC Powder Metallurgy in Galeton. "I loved the time I spent at WACC," he said. "The small class size and personalized attention the profs gave to each student was outstanding. Many of my profs brought in local business and political leaders to give us an understanding of what to expect in the 'real world.' A few gave an honest rendition of the 'dog-eat-dog' corporate life, pulling no punches as to what to expect come graduation." He resides in St. Marys.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 2:39:36 PM

Eric S. Saxon 1979 (electrical construction), is a material handler for PPL Corp. He resides in Conyngham.
Submitted on 10/22/2014 7:58:09 PM

Leslie W. Burlingame Sr. 1976 (electrical technology), is retired and resides in DuBois.
Submitted on 11/22/2014 3:11:59 AM

James J. Dean 1977 (automotive technology), is a facility maintenance mechanic for Maui Cup in Pittston. He resides in Wapwallopen.
Submitted on 12/20/2014 7:09:22 PM

Cindy Tarr 1975 (social work); 1976 (printing), retired after 33 years of teaching, mostly in the Milton Area School District, where she taught elementary math support for grades K-6. While there, she started an after-school math program. She held offices, including president, in the Milton Area Education Association. She was also the first woman to serve as an officer in the Williamsport Area Community College chapter of the Gamma Epsilon Tau printing fraternity, of which she is a lifetime member. She is a member of the Sigma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma - International Society for Key Women Educators. She received a Woman of Distinction Award in 2009.
Submitted on 2/19/2015 3:33:51 PM

Christopher A. Malinowski 1977 (forest technology), is a logistics specialist for Life Cycle Engineering in Philadelphia, solving equipment issues for U.S. Navy ships. He is a member of the Society of Logistics Engineers and a resident of Chadds Ford.
Submitted on 5/26/2015 12:08:09 PM


Jeffrey C. Tompkins 1988 (electrical technology), is director of maintenance for Lycoming County government. He directs a staff of 22 with an operating budget of $2.3 million to maintain more than 480,000 square feet of county-owned facilities. He holds the Facilities Management Administrator and Real Property Administrator designations and is a Certified Energy Procurement Professional. He resides in South Williamsport.
Submitted on 7/31/2014 9:56:20 AM

Larry E. Decker 1984 (auto body repair), is co-owner, with his wife, Bethany, of Heartbeat Hollow Performance, a performance and mechanical shop in Linden where he builds custom cars. He resides in Linden.
Submitted on 8/10/2014 10:17:24 PM

Pamela J. Fuller-Voytko 1980 (food and hospitality management), worked part time for many years in a school cafeteria and worked for AmeriCorps for 3.5 years before becoming disabled. She resides in Westover.
Submitted on 8/18/2014 2:11:33 PM

Gary T. Bonser 1989 (construction carpentry), is a meat manager for Country Harvest in Palmerton, where he resides. He also does small construction work on his own.
Submitted on 9/10/2014 4:40:07 PM

Robert L. Ryan 1987 (electrical technology), is a paramedic/firefighter for the city of Virginia Beach, Va., where he resides.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:43:53 PM

Delene S. Engel 1988 (dental hygiene), is a part-time dental hygienist for Dr. Jefferson G. Porter. She resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 12:33:54 PM

DeLayne K. Prye (Botticher) 1988 (computer operations technology), is a patient access representative for Geisinger Health System. She resides in Milton.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 3:25:08 PM

Matthew Artman 1985 (tool design technology); 1986 (toolmaking technology), is a project coordinator for American Bar Mat in Sugarloaf. "The college helped me mature, grow and get ready for that thing called life," he said. "Both programs were great and provided me with a fantastic knowledge base." He resides in Dillsburg.
Submitted on 3/4/2015 1:16:24 PM

Paul M. Treible 1988 (automated manufacturing technology); 1988 (toolmaking technology); 2014 (technology management), was promoted to president of Computer Designs Inc. in November 2014. He is pursuing an Executive Master of Business Administration from Penn State. He resides in Lehighton.
Submitted on 3/28/2015 8:52:28 AM

Renee Spisak (Blakeney) 1986 (engineering drafting technology), is a project management engineer for Corning Inc., managing capital construction projects. She resides in Corning.
Submitted on 6/19/2015 6:11:06 PM


Amy Mangiaruga (Rebar) 1993 (radiography), is a radiology technician and mammography technician for Geisinger. She resides in Paxinos.
Submitted on 7/28/2014 1:07:17 PM

Barbara E. Barner 1997 (nursing), is a charge nurse for Lock Haven Hospital, where she also works in the emergency room, intensive care unit and as a house supervisor. She was named Employee of the Month in March 2013. She resides in Beech Creek.
Submitted on 8/1/2014 9:11:52 PM

Christopher S. Frey 1999 (computer information systems: microcomputer specialist), and his wife, Jennifer, welcomed their third son, Gabe, on April 18, 2013. They reside in Williamsport.
Submitted on 8/25/2014 2:18:34 PM

Chad Smith 1993 (business management), is assistant vice president and branch manager for PS Bank in Sayre.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:48:45 PM

Joseph Shaeffer 1997 (forest technology), is lead electrician for The York Water Co. He resides in York.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:10:51 PM

Michael S. Vassallo Twins' first PSU game at 2014 home opener! 1999 (business programming), and his wife, Kimberly, welcomed son Chase and daughter Kendall on April 8, 2014. Michael is a lead software engineer for Electronics for Imaging. The family resides in Bridgeville.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:25:03 PM

Jason Brosious 1990 (electronics technology: automation instrumentation), works in maintenance for ConAgra Foods.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:25:34 PM

Blane Reichart 1995 (electrical occupations), is a service technician for NRG Controls in Harrisburg. He resides in Hanover.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:32:49 PM

Lacy Hess (Blair) 1997 (office information systems), is a human resource analyst for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She holds Professional in Human Resources certification. She resides in Selinsgrove.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 10:00:56 PM

Gene A. Berfield 1990 (electrical occupations), is a DC electrician for IPS (Integrated Power Systems) at its Indiana, Pa., service center. He resides in Homer City.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 11:28:51 PM

Jon C. Shipley 1998 (toolmaking technology), is a tool and die maker for GKN Sinter Metals in St. Marys, where he sets up and runs sinker electrical discharge machining equipment. He resides in Clearfield.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 12:37:36 AM

Karen Krum 1997 (business management), is manager of plant administration for Koroseal Interior Product, LLC, in Muncy, where she resides.
Submitted on 10/2/2014 12:05:34 PM

William T. Giles Jr. 1998 (heating, ventilation & air conditioning technology), is operations supervisor for FedEx Freight, where he oversees more than 25 drivers. Before moving into management, he was a 10-year "safe driver," with over 1.5 million safe miles. He placed fourth among close to 200 drivers at the 2013 Pennsylvania Truck Driving Championships. He resides in Cogan Station.
Submitted on 10/2/2014 3:55:40 PM

Lori A. Kepner (Hall) 1992 (radiography), is a radiographer/resource clinician for Susquehanna Health. She resides in Hughesville.
Submitted on 10/2/2014 4:12:43 PM

Fred Reeder 1993 (accounting), is president/owner of Reeder Insurance LLC. "(Penn College) gave me the skills I needed to run my own successful corporation," he said. He resides in Lock Haven.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 7:21:51 AM

Lesli Willoughby (Breneman) 1996 (culinary arts technology), is a dining services supervisor for Wellspan Health. "I recommend Penn College to so many other people, because I loved my experience there as a student," she said. "I have been in the food industry since graduation." She resides in York.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 7:30:57 AM

Kathy M. Thompson 1996 (legal assistant-paralegal studies), is a corporate recruiter for First Quality Enterprises Inc. She resides in Howard.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 7:31:39 AM

Todd M. Fetzer 1999 (broadcast communications), is an on-air DJ for Soft Rock 100.1, WQIC in Lebanon, where he resides.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 9:49:10 AM

Jeffrey Winchester 1999 (electrical technology), is an electrician for DSM Biomedical and resides in Elverson.
Submitted on 11/6/2014 11:43:26 AM

Craig Krotzer 1996 (civil engineering technology); 1996 (surveying technology), is a civil engineering technician for USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service. He resides in Somerset.
Submitted on 11/8/2014 10:20:48 AM

Brian Hoy 1991 (industrial drafting), is a structures foreman for HRI Inc., which constructs roadways and bridges throughout Pennsylvania. He resides in Lock Haven.
Submitted on 11/15/2014 9:37:58 PM

Aaron Sica 1999 (information technology: data communications and networking), is an application support specialist for Capital Area Intermediate Unit. He resides in Mechanicsburg.
Submitted on 11/17/2014 10:29:37 AM

Scott A. Hunter 1993 (civil engineering technology), is a senior bridge engineer for McTish, Kunkel & Associates. He received a bachelor's degree in structural design and construction engineering from Penn State in 1995. He resides in Montoursville.
Submitted on 12/4/2014 1:10:49 PM

David Orris 1997 (electronics engineering technology), is a product development engineer for TE Connectivity. He holds numerous patents and calls Penn College an "excellent school with incredible staff." He resides in Middletown.
Submitted on 12/13/2014 7:33:55 PM

Robyn P. Kopinetz (Wyckoff) 1997 (graphic communication), is a telesales program specialist for MSC Industrial Supply, a direct marketer and distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations supplies. She resides in Pine Grove.
Submitted on 12/29/2014 10:53:20 AM

Donna M. Wagner (Cooper) 1996 (office assistant), is an administrative assistant to the superintendent for curriculum and instruction in the Selinsgrove Area School District. She resides in Selinsgrove.
Submitted on 1/12/2015 8:35:27 AM

Matthew W. Miller 1995 (building construction technology), is a project superintendent for Allied Building Corp. in Bethlehem. He recently earned the designation of Certified Healthcare Constructor, a national credential that distinguishes an individual as being among an elite group of healthcare construction professionals. He resides in Whitehall.
Submitted on 2/12/2015 9:45:01 AM

Stephen Patterson 1995 (electronics technology: automation instrumentation); 2001 (computer information systems: networking & technical support); 2001 (computer information systems: programming & database processing), is a programmer/analyst for Construction Specialties. He resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 2/20/2015 9:15:09 AM

Denise Updegraff (Smith) 1992 (nursing), is a health facility quality examiner for the state Department of Health. She resides in Montoursville.
Submitted on 3/23/2015 11:22:39 AM

Tracie Lesher (Eichner) 1992 (business management), is an administrative secretary for Geisinger in Lewisburg. She resides in Sunbury.
Submitted on 3/31/2015 1:52:17 PM

Amy Schnaufer (Schechterly) 1998 (early childhood education), married Shawn Schnaufer on Sept. 13, 2014. They reside in Kulpmont.
Submitted on 3/31/2015 2:02:13 PM

Craig G. Krotzer 1996 (civil engineering technology); 1996 (surveying technology), is a civil engineering technician for the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service. He works and resides in Somerset.
Submitted on 4/21/2015 9:58:43 AM

Timothy L. Young 1995 (information technology: data communications & networking), is a network administrator for the City of Philadelphia, where he resides.
Submitted on 5/5/2015 11:29:23 AM

Dulcey J. Messersmith (Smith) 1992 (nursing), is an instructor of nursing at Penn College. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Chatham University in 2014. She resides in New Albany.
Submitted on 5/27/2015 4:29:50 PM

Robert Santor 1997 (electronics technology: computer automation maintenance), is a systems administrator for the PA Turnpike E-ZPass system. He resides in Hummelstown.
Submitted on 6/26/2015 8:18:27 AM


Julie Reppert 2005 (technology management); 2006 (mass media communication), is the lifestyle and education editor for the Williamsport Sun-Gazette. She resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 7/24/2014 2:45:27 PM

Ashley McGrath (Olvera) Ashley and Ryan with twins Harper and Hayden. 2009 (physical fitness specialist), and her husband, Ryan McGrath, 2010 (construction management), welcomed a son, Hayden E., and a daughter, Harper E., on July 4, 2014. Ashley is a physical therapy assistant for HCR Manor Care. They reside in Manchester, Md.
Submitted on 7/25/2014 12:40:14 PM

Rebecca A. Charles (Reese) 2002 (applied human services), is executive director of the Northcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center. The center helps communities in 10 counties meet their primary health care needs by facilitating the recruitment, retention, education and training of health care providers. She resides in Wellsboro.
Submitted on 7/29/2014 10:15:16 AM

Lisa Miller 2009 (physical fitness specialist), is an appeals specialist for Novitas Solutions. She resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 8/4/2014 6:33:45 PM

Jake S. Nelms 2004 (computer information technology: internetworking application development), is an enterprise resource planning systems analyst for TE Connectivity. He resides in Harrisburg.
Submitted on 8/5/2014 1:43:10 PM

Dave Buss 2004 (computer aided drafting technology); 2004 (computer information systems: networking and technical support), welcomed a son, Gage D., on June 11, 2014. Buss is an information technology manager for General Dynamics Land Systems in Eynon. He resides in Gettysburg.
Submitted on 8/11/2014 10:42:07 AM

Shawn K. Fetzer 2008 (civil engineering technology), is a civil engineer for the city of Loveland, Colo., where he resides.
Submitted on 8/15/2014 11:12:04 AM

Chad W. Gray 2007 (construction management), is vice president of business development and project management for Gray Builders in Danville, where he resides.
Submitted on 8/16/2014 9:31:36 AM

Nicole R. Petro (Roberto) 2003 (baking and pastry arts), and her husband, John, 2005 (computer information technology: data communication and networking) welcomed son Conor J. on Nov. 19, 2012. They reside in Bethlehem.
Submitted on 8/25/2014 1:35:56 PM

Emily Rhodes (Sterner) 2007 (occupational therapy assistant), and her husband, James, welcomed son Lucas J. on May 8, 2013. She is a licensed certified occupational therapy assistant for Rebecca's Place LLC, a developmental and therapeutic facility in York. The family resides in Hanover.
Submitted on 8/25/2014 3:41:41 PM

Heather Smouse (Leitzel) 2006 (nursing), and her husband, Mark, welcomed daughter Kendall on May 17, 2012. Heather is a registered nurse for Banner Health. They reside in Avondale, Ariz.
Submitted on 8/25/2014 4:19:38 PM

Richard V. Baus III 2002 (construction management), and his wife, Sarah, welcomed daughter Clara E. on May 24, 2014. They reside in Allentown.
Submitted on 8/25/2014 11:17:07 PM

Mark B. Cordeiro 2009 (ornamental horticulture: landscape technology emphasis), is a cutter for Pepper Logging of Granville Summit. He resides in Canton.
Submitted on 8/29/2014 7:03:09 AM

Lee R. Gable 2002 (construction management), obtained a Master of Divinity degree from Wartburg Theological Seminary in 2013 and was ordained as a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He serves as pastor to the New Centerville Lutheran Parish in Rockwood. He married Dena Stinson on Nov. 1, 2013.
Submitted on 9/2/2014 1:04:28 PM

Becky Ellis (Hellmers) 2007 (business management), is a community manager for S.L. Nusabum Realty Co. She resides in Suffolk, Va.
Submitted on 9/4/2014 3:58:45 PM

Matthew G. Moore 2004 (automotive technology management), is distiller/plant manager for Catoctin Creek Distilling Co. in Purcellville, Va. He resides in Hamilton, Va.
Submitted on 9/11/2014 1:22:21 PM

Brian M. Webster 2006 (nursing), is a nurse practitioner for Islands Community Medical Services in Vindhaven, Maine. The island is 12 miles off the coast and accessible only by ferry or air. He earned a Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from Frontier Nursing University in 2012, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Chatham University in 2014. He is a fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine.
Submitted on 9/13/2014 5:27:23 PM

Philip A. Woodring 2009 (HVAC technology), is a sales representative/Energy Star supervisor for Airtron Heating and Air Conditioning. "The information I received from college made my transition into the workforce relatively smooth and helped me advance within the company," he said. He married Jessica L. Archibald on Sept. 14, 2012. They reside in Waynesboro.
Submitted on 9/14/2014 8:47:00 PM

Melissa L. DeWald (Ward) 2003 (office information systems), and her husband, Michael, welcomed their second daughter, Cora W., on May 23, 2014. Melissa is the front office coordinator for Partners in Family Health in York. The family resides in Hanover.
Submitted on 9/16/2014 10:10:27 PM

Kimberly A. Erdman 2008 (dental hygiene: health policy and administration), is an assistant professor of dental hygiene at Baltimore City Community College. She resides in Baltimore.
Submitted on 9/18/2014 2:05:13 PM

Anthony J. Peachey 2009 (business administration: marketing), is a marketing analyst for Construction Specialties in Muncy, where he resides.
Submitted on 9/18/2014 3:31:23 PM

Jared P. Miller 2008 (heavy construction equipment technology: operator emphasis), is vice president of City Hill Construction in Penn Yan, N.Y. "There is no doubt in my mind that this program got me where I am today," Miller said. "I have known since I was 2 years old that I wanted to operate heavy equipment. Once I got older, that dream evolved into owning my own excavation business. Last year, myself and two other family members purchased an excavation business. I am now vice president of an excavation company that employs about 15 people; we have doubled the amount of business from when we bought it, and we are still expanding. I loved the class, and I LOVE what I do for a living. Thank you, Penn College." Miller resides in Stanley, N.Y.
Submitted on 9/18/2014 5:19:40 PM

Sarah Jones (Frantz) 2004 (dental hygiene), is a registered dental hygienist for Mangat Family Dentistry. She resides in Schuylkill Haven.
Submitted on 9/21/2014 8:44:18 AM

Mary Jo Widdersheim (Nonnemacher) 2009 (nursing), is a certified registered nurse consultant for Society Hill Anesthesia Consultants. She graduated from Drexel University in May 2014 with her master's degree in nursing, specializing in nurse anesthesia. She resides in Harleysville.
Submitted on 9/21/2014 7:40:14 PM

Tracey E. Womelsdorf (Brewbaker) 2008 (physical fitness specialist), received a bachelor of science in health and physical education from Lock Haven University in 2014. She married Michael D. Womelsdorf, 2008 (technology management), in June 2014. The couple resides in Middletown.
Submitted on 9/27/2014 7:41:15 PM

Nina M. Rupert 2000 (dental hygiene), is a registered dental hygienist for Dr. Robert E. Chianelli in Montoursville. She resides in Muncy.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:39:12 PM

Desiree Hawkins (Snyder) 2009 (business administration: human resource management), is an assistant project manager for Appellation Pre-Fab, a pipeline fabricator. She resides in Trout Run.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:44:38 PM

Jessica F. Sommers 2005 (culinary arts technology), is a store manager for Turkey Hill. She resides in Landisburg.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:48:50 PM

Melani B. Decker (Grady) 2006 (dental hygiene); 2007 (dental hygiene: health policy & administration), and her husband, Adam J., welcomed a son, Grady, on June 20, 2014. Melani is pursuing a master's degree in dental hygiene from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She is the Fall 2014 recipient of the Dental Association of North Carolina Fellowship and resides in Durham, N.C.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:59:23 PM

Nichole E. Frye (Michael) 2003 (health arts: practical nursing); 2005 (nursing), received a bachelor of science in nursing from University of St. Francis in 2014. She is a supervisor of inpatient care and the Emergency Department at Muncy Valley Hospital. She has received Susquehanna Health's "Above Clinical Excellence" Award, and for the last three years, she has organized and served the Relay for Life Survivor Dinner in Hughesville. She resides in Muncy.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:03:15 PM

Jeff Turner 2004 (building construction technology: carpentry); 2004 (building construction technology: masonry), is co-owner of Turner Custom Building and Restoration in Northumberland. He resides in Selinsgove.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:04:15 PM

Crystal M. McCusker 2005 (business administration: management), is a field services assistant II for Chesapeake Energy. She resides in Dushore.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:19:27 PM

Jessica Lauck (Cobourn) 2008 (hospitality management); 2010 (technology management), married Geoffrey Lauck in May 2014. She is an assistant front desk manager for Penn State's Nittany Lion Inn in State College. The couple resides in State College.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:21:37 PM

Jennifer M. Kipp (Wyant) 2000 (applied human services), is a medical social worker for Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, where she resides.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:29:56 PM

Kate Hunter (Bishop) 2000 (culinary arts technology); 2000 (food and hospitality management), manages the office for Peak Sales & Marketing, a family-run food brokerage she and her family started in Harrisburg in 2003. She resides in Maytown.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:50:36 PM

Stacey L. Lee (Heverly) 2005 (early childhood education), is the director of Blessed Beginnings Preschool and Childcare in Loyalsock. She resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:55:16 PM

Andrea M. Featherstone (Stahl) 2007 (accounting), is a senior accountant for Susquehanna University. She resides in Lewisburg.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:56:40 PM

Kimberly Learn-Stewart 2006 (human services), is a fabrication supervisor for The Warren Co. in Erie, where she resides.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:14:53 PM

Jaimie S. Burns 2008 (hospitality management), is a sales coordinator for Hampton Inn Altoona. She resides in Roaring Spring.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:15:04 PM

Dan Lewis 2007 (advertising art), is an advertising sales representative for the Williamsport Sun-Gazette. He resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:19:37 PM

LaNae Firster 2006 (information technology: data communications and networking), is a customer service specialist for the federal government's Office of Personnel Management. She resides in Franklin.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:23:01 PM

Christopher Boyer 2003 (paramedic technology), is a full-time instructor in the paramedic program at Delaware Technical Community College. He is also one of 2,000 certified flight paramedics in the country. He holds a master's degree in public administration and is a doctoral candidate in business administration at Wilmington University.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:25:56 PM

Holly Keresey (Sheaffer) 2009 (business administration: banking and finance), is an accounts payable coordinator for BAI Group Inc. in State College. She resides in Lock Haven.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 10:19:44 PM

Meagan Morris 2009 (culinary arts technology); 2009 (hospitality management), welcomed a son, Braxton, on Feb. 4, 2014. She is an assistant manager at La Madeleine Country French Cafe in Alexandra, Va. She resides in Herndon, Va.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 10:28:55 PM

Alex J. Wendel 2007 (forest technology), and his wife, Brittany, welcomed daughter Aria R. on May 10, 2013. Alex works in maintenance for Mersen USA and is a U.S. Navy Sea Bee. He served in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2013-14. The family resides in St. Marys.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 6:21:53 AM

Michael Powell 2006 (construction management), married Theresa D'Andrea, 2006 (graphic communications management) in April 2014.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 9:01:38 AM

William Shank 2004 (automated manufacturing technology), and his wife, Lauren, welcomed daughter Mackenzie on Oct. 16, 2012. William is a machine operator for Westinghouse Electric Co. in Blairsville. The family resides in Bolivar.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 9:07:54 AM

Samuel D. Ranck 2006 (business administration: management information systems); 2006 (business management), and his wife, Rebecca, welcomed their second daughter, Charlotte, on April 28, 2014. Samuel is the director of the Challenger Division/league development manager for Little League Baseball Inc. They reside in Williamsport.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 9:26:40 AM

Joseph A. Krug 2008 (information technology: network specialist concentration), is an IT technician manager for Sheetz in Claysburg. He manages technicians in two states. Since beginning his career in 2008, he has been promoted four times.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 9:29:21 AM

Bryan M. Orosz 2000 (electronics technology: communications/fiber optics), is a sales support representative for ACell, a regenerative medicine company in Maryland. He resides in Gaithersburg, Md.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 10:04:33 AM

Douglas J. Stewart 2001 (computer information systems: networking and technical support), is a software development analyst II for Minitab Inc. in State College. He resides in Lewistown.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 10:39:11 AM

Sara Greenawalt 2006 (electric power generation technology), is pursuing a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Penn State Harrisburg. She is a planning and cost analyst for PPL Brunner Island. She resides in Newburg.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 1:36:08 PM

Lisa Stubbs (Hutchins) 2002 (nursing), is a registered nurse for Geisinger Medical Center. She resides in Unityville.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 5:57:42 PM

Amy R. Clark 2005 (nursing), is a registered nurse in a busy oncology office for Geisinger, administering chemotherapy. She resides in State College.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 9:20:13 PM

Erin E. Yost 2008 (radiography), is a radiologic technologist for Susquehanna Health. She resides in Linden.
Submitted on 10/2/2014 1:07:01 AM

Renee Ellis 2003 (graphic design), is a production artist for Clipper Magazine. She resides in York.
Submitted on 10/2/2014 5:26:36 AM

Kristin Fornwald (Mahaffey) 2004 (radiography), married Garrett Fornwald in June 2013. Kristin is a radiographer technologist II for Susquehanna Health. She resides in Bloomsburg.
Submitted on 10/2/2014 9:06:50 AM

Francesca K. Weaver (Romano) Bloomsburg Fair with my brother Marco Romano and sister-in0law Kate Ciavardini (both also Penn College Alumni!!! (and daughters Izabella and Rosalie) 2005 (radiography), and her husband, Gabriel, 2014 (nursing) welcomed their second daughter, Rosalie, on Nov. 9, 2012. Francesca is an MRI technologist for Susquehanna Health. The family resides in Montoursville.
Submitted on 10/2/2014 1:56:19 PM

Josh Davis 2007 (business administration: management), is a supply chain analyst for Northrop Grumman. He resides in Ellicott City, Md.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 7:17:58 AM

Thomas J. Caputa III 2009 (information technology: network specialist), married Megan Cobb, 2010 (graphic design) on Aug. 8, 2014. He is a PC/local area network technician for TD Bank. The couple resides in Levittown.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 7:40:48 AM

Christina Tippett (Brower) 2006 (occupational therapy assistant), is a certified occupational therapy assistant for Select Rehab. She resides in Pottsville.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 9:57:35 AM

Breanne Leach (Gehringer) 2008 (business administration, human resource management), and her husband, Alex, 2008 (information technology: Web & applications development) welcomed their second son, George, on March 20, 2014.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 11:06:35 AM

Katharine A. Stark Adam Our wedding one year ago! :) 2005 (business management), married Zachary Adam in October 2013. She is employed by Fenner Drives, handling credit control and accounts receivable. The couple resides in Mohrsville.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 3:29:49 PM

Richard D. Boyer 2003 (graphic design), is a Web designer for Paciolan in Exton, developing emails and personalized URLs for sports and entertainment venues, universities and sports teams. He resides in King of Prussia.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 10:32:46 PM

Eric P. Schmidt 2008 (HVAC technology), is an account manager for Trane, providing commercial HVAC sales. He resides in Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
Submitted on 10/9/2014 9:14:26 AM

Rebecca Mazurik 2003 (applied human services), is a school psychologist in the Pottsville Area School District. She resides in Milton.
Submitted on 10/9/2014 8:26:19 PM

Brandon J. West 2006 (automotive technology), is the president of All Wheels Driven. He is the lead technician, head car salesman and lead detail tech. He welcomed a daughter, Olivia J., on June 26, 2013. Brandon resides in Wellsboro.
Submitted on 10/29/2014 4:37:54 PM

Katie Dumm (Hoffman) 2008 (environmental technology management), and her husband, Adam, welcomed daughter Madison on May 2, 2014.
Submitted on 11/3/2014 2:35:24 PM

Jason L. Dohl 2006 (construction management), is co-owner of Dohl General Construction. He resides in Hughesville.
Submitted on 11/13/2014 4:48:10 PM

Laura O'Brien (Dowdall) 2006 (graphic communications management), and her husband, Nathan, 2006 (welding and fabrication engineering technology) welcomed their second child, son Logan, on Sept. 5, 2014. Laura is an employment training specialist for Delaware County Intermediate Unit. They reside in Philadelphia.
Submitted on 11/16/2014 3:45:00 AM

Matthew A. Lyster 2008 (heavy construction equipment technology: technician emphasis), and his wife, Melissa, welcomed son Collin. Matthew is president of Lyster Excavating LLC. They reside in Honey Brook.
Submitted on 11/25/2014 8:51:44 PM

Andrew Chrisman 2009 (business administration: management), is a project manager for Spectrum Metal Finishing. He resides in Selinsgrove and continues the sports card blog he began while a Penn College student.
Submitted on 11/28/2014 5:53:11 PM

Joelle Wolfe (Armanda) 2003 (computer information systems: networking and technical support), is owner/operator of Wolfe Contracting LLC and assistant manager of client services for CRS Advanced Technology. She married Jared P. Wolfe, 2008 (building construction technology) in April 2014. They reside in Montoursville.
Submitted on 12/2/2014 2:27:05 PM

Patrick Curran 2001 (graphic design), is production manager for Signarama of Harrisburg, which provides signage of all types to surrounding businesses. He resides in Enola.
Submitted on 12/5/2014 4:39:18 PM

Jason D. Praster 2003 (welding technology); 2005 (welding and fabrication engineering technology), is a quality assurance/quality control manager for NuWeld Inc. in Williamsport. He resides in Montoursville.
Submitted on 12/6/2014 9:14:28 PM

Luke Rae 2005 (electronics technology: industrial process control and communications/fiber optics), is a party chief, completing surveys for the energy industry, in engineering firm RETTEW's Athens office. He resides in Sayre.
Submitted on 12/19/2014 11:38:07 AM

Caitlin L. Girard 2009 (mass media communication), is an office administrator for Chapman Law Firm in Greensboro, N.C., where, among her duties, she handles social media and marketing. She resides in Greensboro.
Submitted on 1/16/2015 8:37:32 PM

Christine Fedoriw 2002 (accounting), owns Christine's Diner on Campbell Street in Williamsport. She resides Williamsport.
Submitted on 1/22/2015 10:20:06 AM

Kimber Hofmann (Shermeyer) 2008 (early childhood education), is the lead teacher of 1-year-olds at World of Wonder Child Care in Camillus, N.Y., where she and William Hofmann, 2008 (plastics and polymer engineering technology) reside.
Submitted on 1/27/2015 8:46:55 PM

Tacy l. Schuler (DeGreen) 2005 (baking and pastry arts); 2007 (technology management), married Adam Schuler 2006 (electrical occupations) in September 2014. She is the assistant supervisor of food services for KidsPeace. They reside in New Tripoli.
Submitted on 1/30/2015 4:02:31 PM

Kelly T. Amos (Wesley) 2001 (legal assistant-paralegal), is an HR generalist for Penns Woods Bancorp. She resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 2/9/2015 8:14:50 AM

Kristin Clark (Helt) 2002 (health arts: practical nursing), is a licensed practical nurse at Cole Memorial Hospital. She resides in Coudersport.
Submitted on 2/12/2015 8:39:29 AM

MeChelle Hawkins (Reichenbach) 2007 (nursing), is a registered nurse in emergency services at Sunbury Community Hospital. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing from Penn College. She resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 2/13/2015 3:03:40 AM

Misty M. Dion (Phillips) 2006 (applied human services), was named executive director of Roads to Freedom, Center for Independent Living of North Central PA, in January. The organization's mission is "to empower people with all disabilities by providing resources, options, and disability-related services that will help them obtain individual freedom in their lives." She resides in Lock Haven with her husband, Beau, 2007 (heating, ventilation and air conditioning technology) and three children.
Submitted on 2/25/2015 2:16:44 PM

Joseph C. Luther 2002 (landscape/nursery technology), is an educator for Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology in Pleasant Gap, where he was recently named Pennsylvania’s Outstanding New Career and Technical Educator for 2014 by the Pennsylvania Association for Career and Technical Education. He is adviser for the school's Future Farmers of America club, which placed first in the hardscape competition at the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show. Luther resides in Coalport.
Submitted on 3/2/2015 2:41:01 PM

Andrew W. Lackman 2006 (residential construction technology and management), is a senior estimator for David Boland Inc. in Titusville, Fla., where he resides.
Submitted on 3/6/2015 8:22:49 AM

Kyle R. Rhoads 2005 (manufacturing engineering technology), is a lead manufacturing engineer for Volvo Construction Equipment. He married Melissa Miller on Oct. 3, 2014, and resides in Mechanicsburg.
Submitted on 3/24/2015 6:15:17 PM

Keri Lamb (Smith) 2000 (early childhood education), is a lead infant teacher and infant/toddler mentor for the YMCA of Centre County Early Care and Education Program. She received a master of education in early childhood education in 2014 from Ashford University. She resides in Bellefonte.
Submitted on 3/24/2015 6:29:39 PM

David Buss 2004 (computer aided drafting technology); 2004 (computer information systems: networking and technical support), is a senior systems administrator at General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems. He is pursuing bachelor of science in technology management from Penn College. He resides in Gettysburg.
Submitted on 3/25/2015 7:54:16 PM

Andrew Portzline 2004 (manufacturing engineering technology), is a manufacturing engineering and quality manager for Lely North America. He resides in Otley, Iowa.
Submitted on 3/27/2015 12:21:36 PM

Jaimie S. Burns 2008 (hospitality management), is a sales coordinator for the Hampton Inn in Altoona, where she handles booking for groups and meeting spaces. She resides in Roaring Spring.
Submitted on 3/30/2015 3:45:11 PM

Charles A. Wasp 2000 (building construction technology); 2000 (building construction technology: masonry), and his wife, Kimberly, welcomed son Jethro T. on Oct. 15, 2014. Charles owns Wasp Construction. They reside in Cogan Station.
Submitted on 3/31/2015 12:54:00 PM

Joy Barilla (Chapman) 2008 (legal assistant-paralegal), and Adam Barilla, 2008 (plastics and polymer engineering technology), welcomed son Ethan on Sept. 14, 2014. They reside in Ashland.
Submitted on 4/9/2015 9:37:16 AM

Bradley A. Yohn 2009 (manufacturing engineering technology), and his wife, Jill, welcomed daughter Brooklynn G. on April 14, 2015. Bradley is an engineering manager for Bonney Forge in Mount Union. They reside in Orbisonia.
Submitted on 4/21/2015 4:02:43 PM

Robert Laurie 2005 (mass media communication), is a television host for Savvy Omnimedia. He received a 2014 Bronze Telly Award in the category TV Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces - Travel/Tourism, for the television segment "The Savvy Stews in Mazatlan, Mexico." Laurie resides in Maitland, Fla.
Submitted on 5/3/2015 5:16:37 PM

Frank R. Walther 2001 (computer information systems: microcomputer specialist), is a self-employed technologist. He resides in Trout Run.
Submitted on 5/15/2015 10:57:46 PM

Ryan Sokoloski 2008 (construction management), married Hilary Allegretto, 2008 (residential construction technology and management: architectural technology concentration) on Sept. 19, 2014. He is a project manager for Gilbane Building Co. They reside in Arlington, Va.
Submitted on 5/18/2015 10:35:12 AM

Barbara Downs 2000 (computer applications technology), is a group leader for Primus Technology in Williamsport, where she resides.
Submitted on 5/25/2015 4:11:26 PM

David E. Resh 2001 (computer aided drafting technology), is a mechanical designer for Gillan & Hartmann Inc. in Mont Clare. He is a LEED Accredited Professional (Building Design & Construction). He resides in Reading.
Submitted on 6/8/2015 10:02:33 AM

Seth Achey 2002 (physician assistant), is a physician assistant for Olean General Hospital in New York. He resides in Cuba, N.Y.
Submitted on 6/9/2015 12:38:57 PM

Joshua Fox 2006 (civil engineering technology), was named a direct shareholder by Herbert, Rowland & Grubic Inc. in recognition of his loyalty and contributions to the company’s success. Fox is the regional manager of waste & wastewater services for the firm. He resides in Harrisburg.
Submitted on 6/12/2015 9:43:26 AM

Melani Decker (Grady) 2007 (dental hygiene: health policy and administration), was presented one of University of North Carolina's Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Awards. The awards recognize outstanding educators and UNC staff members who go above and beyond for their students. She was nominated by the undergraduate dental hygiene students she teaches at the UNC School of Dentistry, where she is a graduate teaching assistant. She is pursuing a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene Education at the university. She resides in Durham.
Submitted on 7/2/2015 3:04:13 PM

Jonathan Plank 2006 (mass media communication); 2010 (technology management), is division manager for Gregory Welteroth Advertising in Montoursville. He resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 7/6/2015 12:23:18 AM

Christopher J. Suzadail 2005 (information technology: internetworking application development), is a Web programmer/analyst for Penn College. He is pursuing a master's degree in software engineering from Penn State World Campus. He resides in Montoursville.
Submitted on 7/8/2015 2:48:15 PM

Sarah Wilson 2008 (graphic design), is a graphic designer for Blair Companies. She resides in Tyrone.
Submitted on 7/13/2015 4:11:19 PM

Kasey L. Macro 2007 (computer aided product design), is a product engineer responsible for new product launches at GKN Sinter Metals in Emporium. "I feel I was well-prepared for the workplace, and I put my degree to good use every day," he says. He and his wife, Natasha, reside in Emporium.
Submitted on 7/16/2015 1:09:06 PM

Gordon E. M. Thomas 2009 (legal assistant: paralegal studies), authored and self-published a series of novels titled "Strong Roads." The works were inspired by his time exploring the islands of Hawaii from 2009-12 and are based on the life of a 16th-century Spanish soldier. To learn more, visit Thomas, who uses the pen name Gem Thomas, resides in Anchorage, Alaska, and is conducting a Kickstarter campaign to create an audiobook adaptation of the first volume.
Submitted on 7/21/2015 2:59:27 PM


Jessica Segraves Jessica and Eric with their daughter Brooklyn. 2012 (graphic design), is a creative director for N2 Publishing. She and her husband, Eric, welcomed a daughter, Brooklyn, on May 15, 2014. They reside in Wilmington, N.C.
Submitted on 7/26/2014 1:54:41 PM

Kevin Walty 2014 (applied health studies), is a helicopter flight paramedic for Atlantic Health in Morristown, N.J. During the NFL season, he is the team paramedic to the New York Jets football team. "I am very happy with the education I received from Penn College via the distance-learning program," Walty sas. "The distance-learning program at Penn College allowed me to complete my BS degree." He resides in Nazareth.
Submitted on 7/29/2014 1:52:20 AM

Ryan Enders 2012 (aviation technology); 2013 (technology management), is a Cessna 402 aircraft mechanic for Cape Air. He resides in South Yarmouth, Mass.
Submitted on 7/30/2014 6:56:01 PM

Kaitlyn DiStasio (Kennedy) 2011 (business administration: small business and entrepreneurship), and Christopher DiStasio, 2011 (business administration: small business and entrepreneurship) were married July 26, 2014. They reside in Mount Joy.
Submitted on 8/12/2014 10:30:59 PM

Elisabeth Lippy (Callahan) 2010 (culinary arts and systems), and her husband, Dustin, welcomed son Camden on Sept. 21, 2012. She works in customer service for State Farm. The family resides in Hanover.
Submitted on 8/14/2014 10:27:30 AM

Thomas M. Whitehouse 2013 (residential construction technology and management), is a project engineer for Harkins Builders in Marriotsville, Md. He resides in Gaithersburg, Md.
Submitted on 8/16/2014 6:38:18 PM

William R. Sniadack 2014 (welding and fabrication engineering technology), is a welding engineer for Metso Automation USA Inc. in Shrewsbury, Mass. "Penn College has done an excellent job preparing me for the welding engineering field," he said. "The experience I had and the training I received not only gave me the opportunity to have the position I set out for but made me a valuable asset to the industry." He resides in Worcester.
Submitted on 8/18/2014 5:25:56 PM

Shawn T. Knapp 2014 (heavy construction equipment technology: operator and technician), works for site contractor B. Blair Corp. of Ivyland. He resides in Horsham.
Submitted on 8/22/2014 8:36:54 AM

Morgan A. Olbrich 2013 (welding and fabrication engineering technology), is a welder for Newport News Shipbuilding, providing structural welding for Virginia Class submarines for the Navy. He resides in Hampton, Va.
Submitted on 8/24/2014 11:05:12 PM

Ashly N. Stivers 2012 (baking and pastry arts), is a salon manager for Sun Tan City. She resides in Dallas.
Submitted on 9/4/2014 6:52:17 AM

Kelly Poorman (Maurer) 2011 (graphic design), is lead graphic designer for Jawbone. She resides in Pittsburgh.
Submitted on 9/4/2014 5:18:06 PM

Max A. Jureckson 2013 (heating ventilation & air conditioning technology), is an applications specialist - refrigeration for Carel USA. He designs energy-efficient solutions for refrigeration applications. He also works in product development and technical support. He resides in Manheim.
Submitted on 9/5/2014 11:00:29 AM

David C. Skiles 2011 (collision repair technology), enlisted in the Army after graduation and is stationed in Germany with the 1-91 Cavalry. His training has taken him many interesting places, including Israel, Lithuania and Normandy, France, where he was honored to participate in the 70th anniversary of D-Day. He married Kaitlin Accord on Dec. 28, 2013.
Submitted on 9/18/2014 2:17:12 PM

Hannah M. Peachey (Yates) 2010 (accounting), is senior production planner for Textron Lycoming Engines in Williamsport. She earned her Master of Business Administration from Liberty University in 2013. She resides in Muncy.
Submitted on 9/18/2014 3:29:31 PM

Amber K. Bierly (Bingaman) 2012 (business administration: marketing), is a mortgage processor for Mifflinburg Bank and Trust. She married Shane M Bierly, 2010 (business administration: marketing), in September 2013. The couple resides in Mifflinburg.
Submitted on 9/19/2014 9:42:02 AM

Heather M. Orso 2014 (health information technology), is a data integrity clerk for Susquehanna Health. She resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 9/27/2014 1:49:02 PM

Kristen P. Edelstein (Miller) 2013 (graphic design), is a graphic designer for Resilite Sports Products Inc. She married William A. Edelstein on Sept. 9, 2014. They reside in South Williamsport.
Submitted on 9/29/2014 12:29:05 PM

Max K. Wundschock 2014 (aviation maintenance technology), is a helicopter technician for Mercaer Aviation Group. He resides in Perkasie.
Submitted on 9/29/2014 7:05:42 PM

Kaila Gruver 2013 (health information management), is a medical coder for G2N Inc. "My education has allowed me to succeed in my career path," she said. "Every day I use the education I received at college in my work. It was worth everything." She resides in Elicott City, Md.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:36:14 PM

Ashley McGee 2010 (health information technology), is a certified medical coder for Lehigh Valley Hospital. She resides in Allentown.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:38:30 PM

Leah Lubeski 2010 (accounting), is a sales associate manager for CustomInk, a T-shirt design company in Fairfax, Va. She resides in Alexandria, Va.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:44:14 PM

Megan E. Cobb 2010 (graphic design), is a junior art director for Garfield, a marketing agency in Newtown. She resides in Levittown.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:51:19 PM

Jennifer L. Leitzell 2012 (baking and pastry arts), is a baker for Sodexo. She resides in Huntingdon.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:53:51 PM

Eric Stahl 2012 (civil engineering technology), is a product engineer for Wirerope Works Inc. in Williamsport.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 7:56:40 PM

Tina M. Watkins 2012 (nursing - associate degree); 2014 (nursing - BSN), is a registered nurse for Susquehanna Health. She resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:00:19 PM

Krista M. Kondisko 2013 (early childhood education), is a preschool teacher and group supervisor for Pitter Patter Day Schools. She resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:01:05 PM

Travis M. Liebig 2011 (manufacturing engineering technology), is a manufacturing engineer for Primus Technologies in Williamsport, where he resides. He is certified in Six Sigma Black Belt.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:17:24 PM

Rachelle Horning 2014 (legal assistant-paralegal studies), is a paralegal for Williamsport law firm Lepley, Engleman and Yaw. She resides in Milton.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:54:48 PM

Rebecca Rudy 2012 (baking and pastry arts), is a pastry cook for The Reeds at Shelter Haven, a resort in Stone Harbor, N.J. She resides in Lancaster.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 8:58:34 PM

Brock Gramley 2013 (computer aided product design), is an engineering technician for Olympus NDT, a provider of nondestructive testing, measurement and imaging instruments. He resides in Reedsville.
Submitted on 9/30/2014 9:13:32 PM

Joe Ferraro 2011 (manufacturing engineering technology), is a CNC machinist for Keystone Powdered Metal Co. He resides in Ridgway.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 7:51:08 AM

Victoria M. Laubscher 2013 (early childhood education), is a substitute preschool teacher for both the Dunham Children's Learning Center and Head Start. She resides in Lock Haven.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 11:08:00 AM

Chantelle Salwocki 2014 (nursing), is a registered nurse in the intensive care unit at Evangelical Community Hospital. She resides in Milton.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 11:11:12 AM

Donald C. Blazer II 2011 (human services), is a shipper/receiver for Five Star International. He resides in Canton.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 11:14:54 AM

Daniel H. Rummel 2011 (automotive service sales & marketing); 2013 (technology management), is an automotive technician for Blaise Alexander Buick Cadillac GMC in Sunbury. He resides in Shamokin.
Submitted on 10/1/2014 9:53:27 PM

Nolan T. Hansen 2014 (building construction technology), is a meter reader for UGI. "I think Penn College prepared me very well to go off to adulthood," he said. Hansen resides in Northampton.
Submitted on 10/2/2014 9:17:19 AM

Jodie D. Cochran 2013 (health arts: practical nursing), is continuing her education in nursing at Penn College and working as an interim licensed practical nurse in Muncy.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 7:04:12 AM

Brandi Davis 2013 (baking and pastry arts), is a culinary operations manager for Busch Gardens Williamsburg. She resides in Grafton, Va.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 7:42:10 AM

Nicholas A. Cafarchio 2012 (information technology: Web & applications development), is a report developer for Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. He resides in Elizabethtown.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 9:29:15 AM

Stacey M. Cafarchio (Rupp) 2012 (graphic communications management), is an administrative assistant for Engle Printing & Publishing Co. and is pursuing certification in Six Sigma Lean Professional and Change Management. married Nick A. Cafarchio, 2012 (information technology: Web & applications development) in September 2013. They reside in Elizabethtown.
Submitted on 10/3/2014 9:32:47 AM

Jennifer L. Karchner Hardly working the Emergency Department 2013 (health information technology), is an admitting clerk for Berwick Hospital Center. She resides in Berwick.
Submitted on 10/12/2014 12:21:38 PM

Justin M. Weaver 2010 (computer aided drafting technology); 2012 (technology management), is a mechanical designer for The Ames Companies in Camp Hill. He resides in Mechanicsburg.
Submitted on 10/14/2014 3:08:50 PM

Nicholas A. Repella 2014 (information technology: network specialist), married Janine Triano in May 2014. He is a systems engineer for Santander, where he designs and administers end user systems. The couple resides in Reading.
Submitted on 11/3/2014 7:50:22 PM

Danette Shaffer 2010 (dental hygiene: health policy and administration), was installed as president of the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists' Association for 2014-15. She is an instructor of dental hygiene at Fortis Institute in Erie, where she resides.
Submitted on 12/5/2014 4:10:59 PM

Christina L. Robidoux Graduation 2013 (applied human services), is a counselor/therapist for Williamsport Family Medical Center, where she provides case management and counseling to individuals struggling with chemical dependency. In her position, she helped facilitate a 5K Race for Recovery. She is pursuing a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling from Lock Haven University. She resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 12/13/2014 1:00:20 PM

Matthew Dennis 2012 (civil engineering technology), is a civil engineering project manager in RETTEW's Mechanicsburg office. He is a certified Professional Land Surveyor and Engineer in Training. He resides in Upper Allen Township.
Submitted on 12/19/2014 11:43:15 AM

Skye L. Hoehn (Haupt) 2011 (nursing), married Matthew S. Hoehn on Sept. 8, 2014. She is a Registered Nurse for Geisinger. They reside in Danville.
Submitted on 12/19/2014 1:38:29 PM

Megan Davis (Hawn) 2011 (business administration: management concentration), married Brinton Davis, 2011 (automotive technology management) on Aug. 31, 2014. She is a credit and collection specialist for The Sherwin-Williams Co. in Detroit. They reside in Dearborn, Mich.
Submitted on 1/14/2015 1:24:41 PM

Anthony Figueroa 2010 (automotive technology: Honda PACT), is an express service manager/technician for Larry H. Miller Honda. He resides in Taylorsville, Utah.
Submitted on 1/15/2015 2:16:31 PM

Lindsey Kornbau (Fackler) 2010 (nursing), is a Registered Nurse in the intensive care unit at Penn State Hershey Medical Center and plans to graduate in 2015 with a master's degree in nursing education from Millersville University. In August 2014, she married Jason Kornbau, 2007 (aviation maintenance technology). They reside in York Haven.
Submitted on 1/27/2015 7:49:58 PM

Zachary A. Hay 2012 (civil engineering technology), is a project engineer for Yingst Engineers & Associates in Hershey. He received a master's degree in civil engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Submitted on 2/11/2015 2:11:50 PM

Zach MacMullen 2010 (welding and fabrication engineering technology), is a welding engineer for Miller Electric Manufacturing Co. He resides in Menasha, Wis.
Submitted on 2/15/2015 8:00:44 PM

Jenna Hunt (Eichner) 2010 (emergency medical services), and her husband, Phillip G., 2005 (architectural technology), welcomed their second child, Joslynn N., on Dec. 19, 2014. Jenna is a paramedic for the Penn Township Emergency Services Board in Hanover. They reside in Gettysburg.
Submitted on 2/19/2015 1:22:38 PM

Laura Rausch 2014 (nursing), and her husband, Michael, welcomed son Jacob on Oct. 2, 2014. Laura is a registered nurse for the State of Delaware. They reside in Newark, Del.
Submitted on 2/27/2015 10:20:33 PM

Megan R. Asbeck (Pennington) 2011 (graphic design), married Lee J. Asbeck, 2012 (welding and fabrication engineering technology) in October 2014. They reside in Akron, N.Y.
Submitted on 3/3/2015 6:26:41 AM

Jonathan Kennedy 2011 (electrical occupations), is president/master electrician for Atom Electrical in Saylorsburg, where he resides. EDITOR'S NOTE: We are saddened to report that Jonathan Kennedy died on May 25 as the result of a pedestrian accident.
Submitted on 3/18/2015 5:26:03 PM

Christine M. Reed 2013 (culinary arts and systems), is a line cook for Metz Culinary Management at Misericordia University. She is pursuing a degree in journalism and media writing from Luzerne County Community College. She resides in Kingston.
Submitted on 3/20/2015 3:37:50 PM

Christopher Silverstrim 2012 (electrical technology), is a software controls engineer for Fortna Inc. He resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 3/22/2015 4:50:55 PM

Ryan Intihar 2011 (hospitality management), is an assistant manager at Hoss's Steak and Sea House. He resides in Johnstown.
Submitted on 3/25/2015 1:57:35 PM

Cortney Jespersen (Allen) 2014 (radiography), received a certificate in radiation therapy from Washburn University in 2015. She married Zachary Jespersen, 2013 (building automation technology) in October 2014. They reside in Mansfield.
Submitted on 3/25/2015 5:04:06 PM

Juliette Yeager 2010 (physical fitness specialist), is head nutritionist at The Biggest Loser Resort at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Florida. There, she teaches participants about healthy lifestyles, allergies, fitness nutrition, label reading, etc. and works with the executive chef to develop recipes. She received bachelor's degree in nutritional science from Penn State in 2012 and resides in Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
Submitted on 3/25/2015 8:01:18 PM

Abby Wasiakowski 2013 (baking and pastry arts), is a pastry cook II at the Arizona Biltmore resort. She resides in Phoenix.
Submitted on 3/26/2015 9:53:28 AM

Amanda M. Cropper 2012 (graphic design), is the graphic arts coordinator for Little League International Baseball & Softball. She resides in Hughesville.
Submitted on 3/26/2015 9:12:49 PM

Megan E. Endres 2013 (culinary arts and systems), is a sous chef at P.J. Harrigan's in State College, where she resides.
Submitted on 4/11/2015 10:47:13 AM

Nyala Allen 2014 (accounting), is a tax associate for KPMC LLP in Harrisburg and is studying for the Certified Public Accountant exam. She resides in Harrisburg.
Submitted on 4/12/2015 8:34:22 PM

Ali A. Almussa 2011 (emergency medical services), is CEO of BeeLoops, a social-networking platform to be launched in 2016. He resides in London. Of his Penn College experience, he says: "I learned many things while studying in Penn College. However, the greatest thing I learned is to follow my dreams!"
Submitted on 5/1/2015 3:36:36 PM

Katie White (Carney-Blose) 2013 (applied health studies: radiography), is a CT technologist at Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg. She resides in Watsontown.
Submitted on 5/4/2015 11:11:41 AM

Melanie Moyer (McDonald) 2013 (radiography), is a radiologic technologist for Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg. She received mammography certification through the Evangelical Center for Breast Health in 2015. In October, 2013, she married Dan Moyer. They reside in Dushore.
Submitted on 5/11/2015 5:08:57 PM

Andrew D. Roscoe 2010 (automotive technology), is a technician for Apple Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Hanover, where he resides.
Submitted on 5/12/2015 9:34:02 AM

Sarah M. Morda (Forney) 2013 (radiography), married Andrew R. Morda in October 2014. She is employed in a relief/occasional position by Chambersburg Hospital. They reside in Chambersburg.
Submitted on 5/16/2015 11:54:53 AM

Corey M. Lutz 2011 (information technology: network specialist concentration), received a master's degree in information systems management from Towson University in 2015. He is a service desk supervisor for Universal Service Administrative Co. and resides in Germantown, Md.
Submitted on 5/25/2015 1:28:51 AM

James J. Daniels 2013 (residential construction technology and management), is a water and wastewater operator for Aqua America. "My company acquires older wastewater plants and water systems that are in need of repair," Daniels explained. "My team and I assess what needs to be done to repair and maintain the system and oversee the repairs. When the systems are fully restored, we continue to maintain and operate them." He resides in Wapwallopen.
Submitted on 5/26/2015 8:15:03 PM

Jonathan M. Adzema 2014 (nursing), is a registered nurse in the surgical intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, where he helps to care for a broad spectrum of surgical patients: traumas, transplants, vascular, and others.
Submitted on 5/26/2015 8:38:25 PM

Brian P. Weidner 2011 (diesel technology), is a tech 3 for Ryder Systems Inc. After only one year and eight months on the job, Weidner tested his way into the third level of Ryder's prestigious Top Tech Competition. During the awards ceremony, his mentor cited Weidner's educational background at his technical high school and his degree from Penn College. He resides in Quakertown.
Submitted on 5/28/2015 10:55:06 PM

Gregory Dangle 2011 (diesel technician), and his wife, Amanda, welcomed daughter Addison on July 8, 2014. Gregory is a diesel technician for Fry's Plastic Tubing in Pennsdale. The family resides in Williamsport.
Submitted on 5/31/2015 11:28:59 AM

Christian J. Hunter 2013 (surveying technology), earned an associate degree in carpentry from University of Montana in 2015. He reports that he graduated with high honors and a GPA of 4.0. Hunter resides in Warren.
Submitted on 6/2/2015 3:02:32 PM

David Exelbert 2015 (on-site power generation), is an electric power generation technician for Alban Caterpillar in Elkridge, Md. He resides in Frederick, Md.
Submitted on 6/7/2015 10:37:46 AM

Joseph Travagline 2015 (health information management), is pursuing a master's degree in health care/health care administration from John's Hopkins University. He is a project leader for Johns Hopkins Hospital. He resides in Baltimore.
Submitted on 6/9/2015 10:22:22 AM

Jeremy Hansen 2014 (Web design and multimedia), is a local area network technician for Chichester School District in Aston. He resides in Ridley Park.
Submitted on 6/21/2015 7:51:31 PM

Jennifer Lohman 2013 (early childhood education), is the lead young toddler teacher for Arms Wide Open Daycare. She resides in Gillett.
Submitted on 6/25/2015 8:32:33 PM

Kathleen K. Hart 2011 (mass media communications); 2013 (Web design and multimedia), is a solutions design specialist for Modern Marketing Concepts, where she works in project management to streamline the proposal, quoting and contracts process. She resides in Binghamton, N.Y.
Submitted on 6/25/2015 11:05:12 PM

Alison A. Rhoads 2014 (early childhood education), is an inclusion consultant for The Arc of Pennsylvania, working with children through adults to include them with their peers in education. She resides in Hughesville.
Submitted on 6/30/2015 9:55:51 PM

Shannon M. Malone (Weaver) 2011 (legal assistant: paralegal studies), earned a Juris Doctor from Penn State Dickinson School of Law in May 2015 and is studying for the Pennsylvania Bar Examination. She plans to practice in the areas of family law and child advocacy. She resides in Lock Haven.
Submitted on 7/1/2015 8:58:52 PM

Miranda Fink Stick to your dreams, no matter the stack of challenges! 2015 (nursing), is a registered nurse for Susquehanna Health. "Penn College and all the nursing instructors have provided me with a great education that strongly prepared me for my nursing boards and helped me successfully accomplish one of the biggest goals in my life!" Fink said. She resides in Montoursville.
Submitted on 7/7/2015 10:29:20 AM

Zachary A. Mausteller 2015 (culinary arts and systems), is a line cook for Old Forge Brewing Co. He resides in Danville.
Submitted on 7/8/2015 2:43:28 PM

Rebecca Rizzo 2015 (baking and pastry arts), is a pastry cook 1 for Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville. "My education was spot on with my real-life career," she said. "It has prepared me for way more than I thought I was going to experience." She resides in Palmyra and is continuing her education toward a bachelor's degree in applied management from Penn College.
Submitted on 7/15/2015 1:12:21 PM

Brendan Carroll 2013 (electrical technology); 2014 (electromechanical maintenance technology); 2015 (building automation technology), is a signalman, installing and maintaining signal systems for the Canadian National Railroad. He resides in Freedom.
Submitted on 7/15/2015 9:21:13 PM

John Pater 2014 (Web and interactive media), is a programmer/analyst for Penn State. He is pursuing a master's degree in information sciences: cybersecurity information assurance. He resides in State College.
Submitted on 7/17/2015 10:30:44 AM

Allyson Lynch O'Malley 2013 (technology management), is an analyst and appraiser trainee for EAC Valuations in West Chester. She is completing the required training and classes to be a Pennsylvania Certified General Appraiser. She resides in Bridgeport.
Submitted on 7/20/2015 1:39:25 PM

Dave Huston 2010 (manufacturing engineering technology), was featured in Manufacturing Engineering magazine's "30 under 30" article. This annual feature highlights the nation's future leaders in manufacturing. In the article, Huston talks about his Penn College experience and several of his unique student projects. Huston is a manufacturing engineer for Hamill Manufacturing Co., a defense contractor in Trafford. He is pursuing a Master of Business Administration and resides in Greensburg.
Submitted on 7/20/2015 5:16:29 PM

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