Lloyd A. Shope Named 2015's 'Penn College Star'

Published 11.09.2015

Student News

"Penn College Star" Lloyd A. Shope (center) is joined by Gwendolyn A. Ntim, second place, and Ryan A. Gibson, who finished third.Students of Musical DevelopmentCo-hosts Morgan N. Keyser, a graphic design major from Cogan Station, and Wilmer I. Clase, of Lancaster, a building science and sustainable design: architectural technology concentration student, keep the show flowing.Competition judges (from left): Arden F. Campbell, Lebanon, culinary arts and systems; Monica B. Freeman, Williamsport, applied human services; George S. Phillips Jr., Williamsport, technology management; and George W. Settle III, Lansdale, welding and fabrication engineering technology – and the 2013 "Penn College Star"Vocalist Lloyd A. Shope, a baking and pastry arts student from Blanchard, was recently named the latest “Penn College Star” in the third annual campuswide talent competition. Two other singers rounded out the top three places: Gwendolyn A. Ntim, health arts: practical nursing emphasis major from Yonkers, New York, finished second, and Ryan A. Gibson, an aviation maintenance technology student from Lansdale, was third. They were among the talented members of the college community vying for the title before a panel of judges and the voting audience in the Klump Academic Center on Thursday night. Sponsored by the Off-Campus Housing Organization, the evening included guest performances by Students of Musical Development, who sang the alma mater, and (back by popular demand) OCHO President Caleb G. Schirmer, who performed a dance piece.
Photos by Max C. Bower, commuter assistant