Club honors classmate's memory through display of studio work

Published 11.14.2022

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Club Vice President Makenzie E. Witmer (left), a construction management student from Bellefonte, and President Amanda F. Ritter, of Williamsport, a building science & sustainable design: architectural technology concentration student, display the framed poster.A late student will be memorialized through a lasting display of her artwork.The Penn College Women in Construction club is remembering one of its own, showcasing a late classmate's work on the second floor of the Hager Lifelong Education Center.

22-year-old Ashley D. Gentile-Wing died in a March crash in Naples, Maine.Ashley D. Gentile-Wing was pursuing an associate degree in architecture and bachelor's in residential construction technology & management when she died in a March 6 vehicle accident in Maine. (Both degrees were posthumously awarded by former President Davie Jane Gilmour during the college's Spring 2022 commencement ceremonies.)

The student organization framed one of Gentile-Wing's final designs, a poster depicting the San Giovanni Chapel in Val di Lago, Italy, and will hang it on a south wall near the architecture department.