Eight student leaders honored with Penn College Awards

Published 08.10.2020

Student News

Eight Pennsylvania College of Technology students graduating in 2020, who have demonstrated outstanding student leadership or have contributed significantly to campus life in some way, have been honored with Penn College Awards.

"Despite this year's challenges, I am thankful that we were able to present Penn College Awards to these deserving students," said Allison A. Grove, director of student engagement. "Their contributions set an example for their classmates – and are a reminder to all of us – of the benefits of campus involvement."

This year's recipients, recognized for rising above their peers as a result of their leadership efforts, are:

  • Alexis I. Ashby, Williamsport, applied health studies: surgical technology concentration

  • Cody Daniels, Harrisburg, information assurance and cyber security

  • Joseph F. DiBucci, of Glenshaw, applied technology studies and concrete science technology

  • Lindsey A. King, Hanover, applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration

  • Alexandra D. Petrizzi, Langhorne, graphic design

  • Bailey E. Rowland, of South Williamsport, surgical technology

  • Travis J. Scholtz, of New Kensington, automated manufacturing technology, applied innovation and manufacturing engineering technology

  • Elizabeth Wellar, of Bellefonte, applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration

The honorees each receive a Penn College lapel pin and a beveled glass award. Their names will be permanently displayed on a wall outside the Office of Student Engagement. Six of the students participated in the spring/summer commencements held Aug. 7-9; two others will graduate later this year.