Gifts & Donations
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation, Inc.
Gifts & Donations
July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013
Building a Legacy
Society Honors Leadership Gifts
The 1914 Society celebrates individual donors who make an exceptional financial commitment to Pennsylvania College of Technology through annual gifts of $1,000 or more. Demonstrating the belief that dedicated individuals can make a difference in the lives of students, the Society brings together persons of leadership, ability, experience, and influence who support the Colleges mission.
Members enjoy exclusive communications from the president, an invitation to a signature annual event held in their honor, and advanced notice of other special events happening at Penn College. They also receive the satisfaction of knowing they impact the lives of students who are pursuing degrees that work.
Members of the 1914 Society are:
- Ed & Linda Alberts
- Blaise J. Alexander
- Lawrence Allison, Jr.
- Lawrence Allison, Sr.
- Eric J. Bergstrom
- John & Susan Best
- George E. Bierman
- John A. & Karen A. Blaschak
- Robert G. & Nancy C.81 Bowers
- Charles C. & Jane S. Brosius
- Grace M. Brubaker
- John & Mary Anne Cahir
- Glenn L. Campbell 55
- Kirk M. Cantor
- Nicholas 68 & Carol Catino
- Steven J. 73 & Joann L. 73 Chappell
- Glenwood R. Cheslock 57
- Al & Jane 91 Clapps
- John M. Confer 75
- David 65 & Judy Conklin
- Dennis L. & Verna J. Correll
- Donald M. Cunningham, Jr.
- Jim Cunningham 96
- Mark 79 & Denise Cunningham
- Mike 95 & Marsha Cunningham
- Alfredo F. Daniele
- Francis A. Daniele
- Franco & Joanna Daniele
- Maria Daniele
- Lynette DiPaolo
- Dorothy J. Dietrich
- Robb & Emily Dietrich
- Robert & Maureen Dunham
- Cindy R. Emig
- Ryan J. & Karen E. English (deceased)
- Jeffrey L. Erdly 72
- James R. & Joann C. Ertel
- Garth & Sue Everett
- Richard L. Fetter 75
- Brent & Daria Fish
- James J. Folmar, Sr. 89
- Mike & Teresa Gaetano
- William R. Gamber II 59
- Susan (Metzker) 87, David & Sara Gehrum
- William F. Geyer & Dorothy J. Gerring
- Davie Jane Gilmour
- George E. & Patricia B. Girio
- Joseph & Cheryl Girio
- Dick 73 & Donna Grafmyre
- Tom F. & Mary D. Gregory
- Douglas B. & Sandra A. Haynes
- Edgar & Sandra 01 Hollingsworth
- Barbara & Michael J. Hudock, Sr.
- Michael J. & Lyneah Hudock, Jr.
- Christopher P. Iachini 92
- Steven P. & Mary Ann 99 Johnson
- R. David & Joann Kay
- H. David 70 & Linda L. Kepner
- Klingerman Family
- William G. & Marie E. Knecht
- Kenneth 79 & Diana Kuhns
- Sandra G. Lakey
- Adam H. Lester 02
- David & Lynda Livingston
- Joseph Loehr
- George E. & Molly M. Logue, Jr.
- Amy Logue-McNamara
- John & Linda Lundy
- Edward & Sharon Madalis
- William & Lorraine Manos
- Michele L. March 03
- Raymond J. Marshalek 55
- William J. Martin
- Randy L. & Debra A. Mattern
- Shelly & Ray Mattie 84
- Claude R. McIlroy, Jr.
- Karen L. Mensinger 93
- Dale 62 & Sally Metzker
- Steven D. 85 & Maureen L. Metzker
- Chris & Wendy 03 Miller
- Ron 89 & Tina 03 Miller
- Michael H. 79 & Debra Mader Miller
- Bill 64 & Veronica Muzic
- Mark D. & Kathleen A. Noe
- Lisette Ormsbee
- Robert & Ann Pangborn
- Birch & Annmarie Phillips
- Don & Kim Praster
- Charline M. Pulizzi
- Jorge A. & Janet R. Querimit
- Michael 02 & Linda 02 Rae
- Patricia J. Rambo
- Jeff & Christine 69 Rauff
- Brett A. 85 & Karen S. 85 Reasner
- Bruce A. Richards
- David & Maggie Roche
- Margaret G. Roskowski
- Corey A. Sarver 97
- Carol A. Savoy 73
- Frank Schemery
- John & Carole Schultz
- Linda & Peter Schultz
- Robert G. & Marcia A. Shearer
- Wayne R. Sheppard 97
- Janet A. Sherman
- James R. Shoemaker
- Harold Sinclair 75
- Mark & Connie Sitler
- Paul & Melissa Starkey
- Barry & Barb Stiger
- Kay D. Stoltzfus
- Suzanne & David Stopper
- David L. Stroehmann
- Albert R. Styrcula
- James & Kathy Temple
- Amy P. Toole
- Richard & Kathleen Weilminster
- Marshall Welch III
- Derek E. 03 & Alice F. 05 Wheeland
- Robert 71 & Sandra Wheeland
- James & Michele Wolyniec, Jr.
- Mary S. Woodling
- Todd S. Woodling 82
- E. Eugene Yaw & Ann S. Pepperman
- John & Sue Young
- Thomas Zimmerman 67 &
- June Kilgus-Zimmerman 71
- Anonymous (three gifts)
Scholarship awards funded by the Penn College Foundation rose
from $371,743 in 2011-12 to $400,646 in 2012-13 – an increase of 8 percent.
New Scholarships 2012-13
Penn College and the Penn College Foundation established 28 new scholarship funds in 2012-13.
William & Lorraine Manos Scholarship was established by Bill Manos, longtime member of the Penn College Foundation Board of Directors, and his wife, Lorraine, to benefit full-time students from Lycoming County who are enrolled in an automotive-related major.
Computer Aided Drafting & Design Scholarship was established by faculty to benefit first-year students in the engineering design/CAD technologies majors who participated in the Penn College NOW program.
Automated Manufacturing & Machining Scholarship was established by faculty to reward an upperclass student who has achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better in the manufacturing engineering technology, automated manufacturing technology or machine tool technology major.
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Scholarship was established by faculty to benefit students majoring in electronics & computer engineering technology.
Carolyn G. Martin Memorial Scholarship was established by William J. Martin, retired senior vice president of Penn College, in memory of his wife. The scholarship rewards a second-year female student in the physical fitness specialist major who has achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Penn State University – College to OPP Diversity Scholarship was established by the Office of Physical Plant at Penn State University to benefit minority students who have interned or worked for the organization.
UGI Utilities, Inc. Scholarship was established by UGI Utilities, Inc., of Bethlehem, to reward an upperclass student who has achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better in an HVAC bachelor-degree or associate-degree program.
Mattie Family Scholarship was established by Ray Mattie, 84 and a member of the Penn College Foundation Board of Directors, and his wife, Michelle, to benefit students from Lycoming County who are in the final year of either the occupational therapy assistant or early childhood education majors.
Gerring Geyer Scholarship was established by Dorothy Gerring and Bill Geyer, longtime faculty members at Penn College, to reward a full-time student who has achieved a GPA of 3.25 or better in a building science and sustainable design major.
Hudock Moyer Wealth Resources Scholarship was established by Hudock Moyer Wealth Resources, of Williamsport and Athens, to benefit students from Lycoming and Bradford counties pursuing a degree in business administration with a minor in financial planning or accounting, or a financial planning competency credential.
Shearer Family Scholarship was established by Bob and Marcia Shearer, owners of J&M Construction, of Williamsport, to benefit full-time students from Pennsylvania majoring in building automation technology, building science and sustainable design, construction management, HVAC design technology, or residential construction technology and management.
Marshalek Family Scholarship was established by Ray Marshalek, 55, to reward an upperclass student from Lycoming County enrolled in the machinist general, automated manufacturing technology or machine tool technology programs.
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology Scholarship was established by faculty in order to recruit high-potential students into the plastics and polymer engineering technology and plastics and polymer technology programs.
Ken and Diana Kuhns Scholarship was established by Ken, 79, and Diana Kuhns, longtime faculty members at Penn College, to reward a full-time, upperclass student from the Littlestown Area School District or Delone Catholic High School who has achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Gettysburg Region AACA Scholarship was established by the Gettysburg Region Antique Automobile Club of America to benefit full-time, upperclass students in the automotive restoration technology program.
David A. London Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and colleagues of David London, who was a popular associate professor who taught at Penn College for 18 years prior to his death in 2008. The scholarship will reward a student who is the first in his or her family to attend college and has achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Cameron Manufacturing and Design Scholarship was established by Cameron Manufacturing and Design, Inc. to benefit students from southern New York and northern Pennsylvania who are pursuing a degree in welding and fabrication engineering technology, welding technology, or machine tool technology.
Don & Kim Praster Family Scholarship was established by Don Praster, retired dean of the School of Industrial & Engineering Technologies, and his wife, Kim, to benefit a student enrolled in the School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies.
Ringling Family Scholarship was established by Dennis Ringling, longtime faculty member, and his wife, Patricia, 91, to benefit an upperclass student from Pennsylvania enrolled in the forest technology major.
Woodlands Bank Scholarship was established by Woodlands Bank, of Williamsport, to benefit students from Lycoming County pursuing a degree in accounting, business administration or business management.
Highway Equipment & Supply Scholarship was established by Highway Equipment & Supply Co., of Drums, to benefit students from several Pennsylvania counties enrolled in diesel technology or heavy construction equipment technology.
McCormick Law Firm Scholarship was established by the partners of McCormick Law Firm, Williamsport, to benefit a student from Lycoming County majoring in legal assistant-paralegal studies and maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Lloyd F. Woodling Memorial Scholarship was established by faculty member and alumnus Todd Woodling, 82, and his mother, Mary Alice, in memory of his father and her husband, Lloyd, who taught mathematics at Penn College for 24 years. The scholarship will reward students in the final year of the building automation technology major who have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or better.
Ron & Tina Miller Scholarship was established by Penn College alumni and employees Ron, 89, and Tina Miller, 03, to benefit students from Clinton County enrolled full time in a bachelor-degree major.
Zachary C. Teter Memorial Automotive Scholarship was established by Volkswagen of America, Inc. and the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation/Automotive Youth Educational System in memory of Zachary Teter, 11, who passed away in a car accident in 2013. The scholarship will benefit a full-time student from Pennsylvania enrolled in the automotive technology major.
Schneider Electric Scholarship was established by Schneider Electric of Carrollton, Texas, to benefit full-time students with a GPA of 2.5 or better who have interned with the company.
Bruce A. Emig Memorial HVAC Scholarship was established by Cindy Emig, 96, in memory of her husband, a Penn College assistant professor of HVAC technology. The scholarship benefits a nontraditional, upperclass student from northcentral Pennsylvania enrolled in the HVAC, HVAC design technology or building automation technology major.
H. David Kepner Scholarship was established by Penn College retiree Dave Kepner, 70, to benefit students enrolled in an information technology major with a home residence in Montoursville.