Class Notes shares the achievements and milestones of alumni of Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessors, Williamsport Area Community College and Williamsport Technical Institute. Share your story.

Ryan McCrickerd, 2023

aviation maintenance technology

Ryan is an aviation maintenance technician for GoJet Airlines. He resides in St. Louis.

Jackson Ligon, 2023

brewing & fermentation science

Jackson is a brewer for Ecliptic Brewing in Portland, Ore., where he resides.

Lydie Fornwald, 2023

nursing LPN-RN

Lydie is an operating room registered nurse for Geisinger. She resides in Bloomsburg.


Shea Reiley, 2011

heavy construction equipment technology: operator emphasis and technology management

Shea is an operating engineer for International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66. He operates cranes and other heavy equipment and resides in Oakdale.

Sophia Wiest, 2023

landscape/plant production technology

Sophia is a residence life coordinator for upperclassmen for Pennsylvania College of Technology. She resides in Butler.

Zachary Geffre, 2023

plastics & polymer engineering technology

Zachary is an extrusion engineer for Terumo Medical. He resides in Williamsport.

Chandler (Bolivar) Orbita, 2023

automotive technology: Honda PACT

Chandler is a technician for Pohanka Auto Group. He resides in Clinton, Md.

Dimitri Greco, 2023

software development

Dimitri is a software engineer for Scrub Daddy (America's favorite sponge). He resides in Aston.

Carson Brubaker, 2023

electrical technology

Carson is a controls system tech for Johnson Controls. He resides in Mifflinburg.


Craig Seasholtz, 2023

electrical construction

Craig is an instructor/trainer (Grade T4) for Penn College Workforce Development, teaching Microsoft Excel to industry employees. He's also an adjunct instructor, teaching the Information, Technology & Society course beginning in Fall 2023. He also holds an associate degree in advertising art from the college (1979). He resides in Avis.

Astrid Martinez, 2022

business management

Astrid is a sales consultant for Carvision Nissan. She resides in Hazleton.

Matthew Doherty, 2008

technology management and information technology: network technology

Matthew is a special agent for the U.S. Postal Service, conducting felony investigations. He resides in Cranberry Township.

Noah Shafer, 2023

civil engineering technology

Noah is a field engineer for Allan Myers. He resides in Wyalusing.


Amanda (Ritter) Zimmerman, 2023

building science and sustainable design: architectural technology

Amanda is head architectural technician and project manager for JENA Engineering. She resides in Bethlehem.

Cierra Beatty, 2023

Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

Cierra is a construction engineer for the Army National Guard. She resides in Dornsife.

Jacob Reitz, 2023

electrical technology

Jacob is an engineering technician for the woodworking machines of RT Machine. He resides in Lewisburg.

Dillon DeWitt, 2023

engineering design technology

Dillon is a mechanical drafter for Storyteller Overland. He resides in Oakland, Md.

Lauryn Stauffer, 2023

automation engineering technology: robotics & automation

Lauryn is an electrical technician for Coty. She resides in York.

Benjamin Heinrich, 2023

construction management

Benjamin is a project manager/estimator for Dohl General Construction. He resides in Hughesville.

Grant Walters, 2023

forest technology and landscape horticulture technology: landscape emphasis

Grant is a landscaper for Walters Landscaping Services. He resides in Dover.

Clinton Leberknight, 2023

information assurance & cyber security

Clinton is a printer coordinator for UPMC. He resides in Pleasant Hall.

Timothy Schafer, 2021

automotive technology management

Timothy is a service consultant/dispatcher for Bobby Rahal Lexus of Lancaster County. He resides in Lancaster. He is a Phi Mu Delta alumnus and an advisory committee member for the Lancaster County Career & Technology Center.

David Gadalla, 2019

aviation maintenance technology

David is a process specialist-university relations in human resources for Dick's Sporting Goods. He resides in Pittsburgh.

Jason Swartz, 1998

culinary arts technology

Jason is an assistant food service administrator for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, responsible for a food service department that feeds 1,100 inmates three meals every day of the year. He's also responsible for budgetary and inventory management of foods and supplies. He resides in Lewisburg.

Raymond Long, 2019

building automation technology

Raymond is a controls technician for Conexus. He's responsible for functionality testing of the automation system for commercial and industrial HVAC systems. He resides in Allentown.

Eric Herr, 1988

building construction technology

Eric owns Lighthouse Real Estate. He resides in Gap.

David VanDoren, 2012

building science and sustainable design

David is an emergency services specialist for Hopewell Township Fire District, where he developed an innovative design process to help fire departments with apparatus-design planning. He has received multiple CPR Life Saver and Fire LIfe Saver awards and completed International Association of Arson Investigators Fire Investigation training. He resides in Ewing, N.J.

Paul Lasell, 2018

plastics and polymer engineering technology

Paul is an injection molding process engineer for GAF Inc. He resides in Williamsport.

Thomas Gorski, 2019

collision repair technology

Thomas is an associate for Amazon. He recently bought a house in Wallington, N.J.

Alexander Kosylo, 2020

residential construction technology and management

Alexander is an estimating and purchasing assistant for Weaver Homes. He resides in Pittsburgh.

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