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.
Angela (Card) Kendall, 2015graphic design
Angela and husband, Reuben Kendall, '13, automotive technology, welcomed daughter Elowen in January 2019. Angela is a multimedia specialist for Penn State. They reside in State College.
Lesli (Breneman) Willoughby, 1996food and hospitality management and culinary arts technology
Lesli is the manager of gift shop operations for WellSpan Health in York and Ephrata. She resides in York.
Gary Smith, 1963electronics technology
Gary is the founder of the Pennsylvania Gemological Laboratory, where he provides forensic analysis of antique and period jewelry, provides expert witness and consulting on jewelry issues for litigation, and specializes in the repair and restoration of antique jewelry. It is the only forensic laboratory of its kind in the United States. Smith, recently inducted as a member of the New Jersey Association of Forensic Scientists, resides in Montoursville.
Joshua Bonner, 2014web design and multimedia, advertising art
Joshua is the creative director for Mount Saint Mary's University. He resides in Gettysburg.
Amy (Hensal) Sharer, 1991word processing
Amy is the director of stewardship and donor relations for Penn State Outreach and Online Education. She resides in Spring Mills.
Polikseni Hysi, 2013dental hygiene: health policy and administration
Polikseni is a clinical instructor for the dental hygiene program at Bergen Community College. She holds a Master of Health Sciences with a concentration in higher education and is working toward a Doctor of Health Sciences degree. She resides in Clifton, N.J.
Michael Brown, 1996manufacturing engineering technology
Michael is a manufacturing engineer for Keystone Friction Hinge. He resides in West Milton.
Shane Ostrander, 2005civil engineering technology, surveying technology
Shane is a GIS technician for the Fort Pierce Utility Authority. He resides in Fort Pierce, Fla.
Amber Brownson, 2000paramedic technology
Amber is a paramedic for DH&L Ambulance League. She resides in Lock Haven.
Penny Shade, 2012culinary arts and systems
Penny is a chef/supervisor for Penn State Schuylkill. She resides in Schuylkill Haven.
Andrew Clouser, 1993diesel technician
Andrew is a technician for Rohrer Bus Service. He resides in Millmont.
Morgan Olbrich, 2013welding and fabrication engineering technology and automotive technology
Morgan is welder-fabricator for Hampton Machine Shop, where he fabricates structural components for the warships being built in the nearby shipyard. He resides in Hampton, Va.
Lisa Weiser, 1983business management
Lisa is an operations associate for Generations Asset Management. She resides in Lewisburg.
Eli Hughes, 2001electronics engineering technology
Eli is the owner and chief technology officer of TZero, a sensor technology and data company. He holds a Master of Science in acoustics. He resides in State College.
Wendy (Frew) Nicodemus, 2005graphic design
Wendy is an operations/trainee coordinator and graphic designer for Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. She resides in Ringtown.
Keith Jeffcoat, 2001plastics and polymer engineering technology
Keith is senior director of technical operations for Merz Medical Device Innovation Center. He is a recipient of the Merz CEO Award for Managing Through Challenges. In 2018, he received a Doctor of Engineering in engineering management from George Washington University. He resides in Cave Creek, Ariz.
LaQuinn Thompson, 2016applied human services
LaQuinn is the community outreach director for St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church in York, where he leads the Youth Center, After School Program and Lighthouse at the Matts summer camp, among other outreach ministries. He recently founded B.E.A.S.T. Initiative P.U.S.H., an esports/gaming program for youth and adults. He resides in York and is certified in congregational faith formation.
Brittany Terpstra, 2017web and interactive media
Brittany is the associate director of web services for Wilkes University. She resides in Jim Thorpe.
Lawrence Carlin, 1983plumbing and heating
Lawrence is a senior specialist for Energy Transfer. He services fuel analyzers at more than 80 facilities, coast to coast. He resides in Downingtown.
Kurt Homan, 1974architectural technology
Kurt is the assistant director of the Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute. He resides in State College.
Zachary Ferro, 2014technology management and automotive technology
Zachary is the owner/operator of Ferro's LLC auto service and repair. He resides in Bloomsburg.
Justin Holland, 2008civil engineering technology
Justin is the Philadelphia District manager for Rinkus Consulting Group, a forensic engineering and consulting firm. He resides in Royersford.
Glenn Riddell, 1984machine tool technology
Glenn is a global molding equipment manager for Corning Inc. He resides in Celina, Texas.
Faith (Welch) Worthington, 2015nursing
Faith is a nurse educator for UPMC Susquehanna, responsible for education related to trauma. She resides in Williamsport.
William Ciccarelli, 1998automotive technology: Toyota
William is a BMW technician for Sharpe BMW. He resides in Byron Center, Mich.
Lacey Watson, 2018business administration: sport and event management
Lacey is the director of in-home services for Dedicated Nursing Associates. She resides in Cogan Station.
Mallory (Shaw) Diltz, 2006occupational therapy assistant
Mallory is a senior value analysis coordinator for Geisinger. She resides in Danville.
Nicholas Edmiston, 2016heavy construction equipment technology: operator
Nicholas is a heavy equipment operator/foreman for Triple E Group. He resides in Oakton, Va.
Pastor John Aderhold, 1972education-social work
John is an associate pastor and food bank director for the Hepburn-Lycoming Ministerium and is chaplain to the River Walk Senior Center. He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Lycoming College and is ordained and licensed by the Church of Christ. He resides in Williamsport.
Peter Aguilar, 1991auto body technology
Peter is the manager of Lehigh Valley Collision, a division of Rothrock Motors. He resides in Slatington.