Entranceway Tree Decorated in Honor of College's Military Family
– Photos by Tom Wilson, writer/editor-PCToday
Howard W. Troup (right) explains safe operation of the press.
Doing his stellar share is Joshua D. Boal, of Olanta, majoring in automated manufacturing technology.
Some attached ornament hooks, some climbed ladders and some pointed out the bare spots – but all contributed to the labor of love and appreciation.
With fitting proximity to the towering American flag outside the Student and Administrative Services Center, admissions representative Sarah R. Shott strategically places a handful of ornaments.
A brief pause for photographs, then back to work ...
Hooked and hanging, stars await the helping hands that will lift them into place.
Jacob M. Heuman, of Boiling Springs, a building automation technology major and a Veterans Affairs Work-Study employee in the Financial Aid Office, rises in support of his colleagues.
... so the dazzling results can be seen at moonrise.
Dennis L. Correll, associate dean for admissions and financial aid, adds a decorative touch to a tradition-in-progress.
Under close supervision of a General Services crew, Air Force veteran Kimberly A. Venti, financial aid specialist, takes to the skies to handle those hard-to-reach places.
Forming an assembly line for the most efficient creation and collation of 500 stars are (from left) Chester M. Beaver, the college’s veterans affairs coordinator; and manufacturing engineering technology students Robert W. Myers, of Montoursville, who set up the press in preparation for Monday's die-cutting of the ornaments; Justin L. Black, of Turbotville; and Joshua D. King, of Noxen.