Class Notes shares the achievements and milestones of alumni of Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessors, Williamsport Area Community College and Williamsport Technical Institute. Share your story.

Eric Trischitta, 2022

welding & fabrication engineering technology

Eric is a welding engineer for General Dynamics Electric Boat, providing technical guidance to suppliers on the welding procedures used to manufacture nuclear submarines. He resides in Glen Rock, N.J.

Matthew Doherty, 2008

technology management

Matthew is a special agent for the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General. He conducts criminal investigations for the U.S. Postal Service. He resides in Mars. He also earned a Penn College degree in information technology: network technology emphasis.

David McRae, 1999

heating, ventilation & air conditioning technology

David is an HVAC mechanic for Easton Area School District. He resides in Easton.

Jennifer Petrask, 2021

applied health studies

Jennifer is a clinical data manager-radiation oncology clinical trials for the American College of Radiology. She resides in Elizabethtown.

Abbigail Kerstetter, 2021

plastics and polymer engineering technology

Abbigail is a process engineer for Carlisle Construction Materials. She resides in Greenville, Ill.

Patrick Hufnagle, 2022

applied management and baking and pastry arts

Patrick is a regular part-time baker for Le Jeune Chef Restaurant at Penn College. He resides in Jersey Shore.

Rudy Shadle, 2022

construction management

Rudy is an assistant project manager for Quandel. He resides in Mechanicsburg.

Jessica (Wiegand) Layre, 2016

business administration: marketing

Jessica welcomed future Wildcat Theodore in March 2022. She is an assistant registrar for the University of Pittsburgh. They reside in Pittsburgh.

Allison Mosher, 2020

dental hygiene

Allison is a dental hygienist for Williamsport Dental & Dentures. She resides in Williamsport.

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Alexa Korinchak, 2020

plastics and polymer engineering technology

Alexa is a process engineer for Mitsubishi Chemical. She troubleshoots production issues related to both product and equipment, and drives experiments into a new process or new materials. She resides in Hellertown.

Regina Gair, 2015

business management

Regina is a kitchen manager for West End Christian Community Center. She resides in Linden.

Kimberly Daley, 2011

residential construction technology and management

Kimberly is an administrative assistant for Phil Mastroianni Corp. She resides in Groton, Mass.

Howard Calkins, 1960

welding

Howard is retired and resides in West Chester.

Jason Eichensehr, 2020

business management

Jason is a registered investment adviser for Muncy Bank & Trust Co. He resides in Montoursville.

Morgan Colpetzer, 2015

health arts: practical nursing

Morgan is a Marion Walker Health Room assistant for the Bellefonte Area School District. She resides in Bellefonte and lives and cares full time for her terminally ill grandfather.

 

Ross Peters, 2005

graphic communications management

Ross works in sales for C&E Containers. He resides in Danville.

Angela (Burfield) Mahonski, 2012

applied human services

Angela is a health specialist-nutrition for STEP Head Start. She resides in Williamsport.

Amaris Smith, 2019

culinary arts technology

Amaris is the executive chef of The Newsroom Grill & Spirits. She resides in Williamsport.

Tonya (Krug) Maitland, 2019

nursing

Tonya is a senior professional staff nurse for UPMC in North Central Pa. She resides in Williamsport.

Pam (Schurer) Keefer, 1985

accounting and business management

Pam is retired and resides in Williamsport. She was previously involved with the Junior League.

Allison Schweikart , 2021

nursing

Allison is a registered nurse for UPMC Williamsport, where she cares for moms and babies from labor to the first couple days after birth. She resides in Jersey Shore.

Jane Mertes, 2018

landscape/horticulture technology: plant production and applied management

Jane is a facilities technician for Little League International. She resides in Williamsport.

Amber Kreitzer, 2018

baking and pastry arts

Amber is a cook for Bucknell Dining. She resides in Port Treverton.

Nathan Miller, 1999

plastics and polymer technology

Nathan is an industrial arts teacher for Montoursville Area School District, where he teaches plastics, animation and wood shop. He holds a Master of Education from Penn State. He resides in South Williamsport.

Cassandra Henderson, 2019

business administration: banking and finance

Cassandra is a crisis communication specialist for Vanguard. She resides in Morrisville.

Krista Smith, 2011

mass media communication

Krista has been working in food service and health care. She likes to TicTok and hopes to become a successful creator. She enjoyed her time as a DJ on WPTC, the college's former radio station, and hopes to find a job in radio. She resides in Harborcreek Township with her fiancee and daughter. They are engaged to get married on July 30, 2022, and hope to someday own a horse farm.

Eliza Whyman, 2017

graphic design

Eliza is a graphic designer for Ideaworks. "I moved to the UK straight after graduating. Loved it, but am now back in the states with my family," she says. She resides in Williamsport.

Carmen Bates, 2021

dental hygiene

Carmen is a registered dental hygienist for North Penn Comprehensive Health Services. She resides in Gillett.

Thomas Grates, 2022

construction management

Thomas is a field coordinator for American Contracting and Environmental Services. He resides in Richmond, Va.

Kevin Richardson, 2015

physician assistant

Kevin is a PA for WellSpan Health. He resides in Hagerstown, Md.

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