College Presents Achievement Awards to December Graduates
Pennsylvania College of Technology has presented student achievement awards to its December 2009 graduates.
The award winners, their hometowns and academic majors are:
President's Award, presented for leadership and service to the college: Micah A. Metzel, Dallastown, technology management.
Board of Directors' Award, presented for achievement under exceptional conditions: Andrew Ross Chrisman, Selinsgrove, business administration: management concentration.
The Academic Vice President and Provost's Award, presented for scholastic achievement and service: Jessica Rae Larson, Williamsport, business administration: marketing concentration.
Lewis H. Bardo Memorial Award, presented to a graduate who exemplifies the ideals of Lewis H. Bardo (devotion to duty, helpfulness to others, friendliness and high ideals): Marija G. Staznik, Harrisburg, hospitality management.
Lepley, Engleman and Yaw Award, presented to the graduate of the legal assistant/paralegal major with the highest grade-point average: Sarah Beth Moist, McClure, legal assistant/paralegal.
Chef Leah Chase Excellence in Hospitality Award, presented to a nontraditional graduate who demonstrates Chef Chase's commitment to being a positive role model for the hospitality industry; work and scholastic excellence; stewardship of personal and professional resources; respect for self and others; and excellence and leadership in hospitality education: Cheryl D. Baird, South Williamsport, baking and pastry arts.
Hospitality Faculty Award, presented to a graduate who demonstrates academic achievement, exemplifies professionalism, and is committed to excellence in hospitality: Shannon N. Stalfort, Williamsport, baking and pastry arts.
Penn College Welding Faculty Award, presented to a graduate of a two- or four-year welding major who exemplifies the college philosophy of excellence: Westley A. Smith, Mifflinburg, welding and fabrication engineering technology.
Robert G. Thomas Award, presented to the graduate who has attained the highest cumulative average in welding: Michael S. Hyers, Edgewater, Md., welding technology.
A.W.S. Student Chapter Award, presented to a member of the student chapter who has shown leadership and dedication in the field of welding: Michael S. Hyers, Edgewater, Md., welding technology.
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