Class Notes

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.

Matthew Horn, 1996

landscape/nursery technology

Matthew is vice president of Landart Solutions, a landscape and grounds company. He is a licensed landscape contractor and with his wife, Michelle, is celebrating 11 years of entrepreneurship. He resides in Fayetteville, N.C.

Theodore Sayres, 2005

architectural technology

Theodore is a senior building information modeling technician for NVR Inc. He resides in Fairfield.

Rebecca Leese, 2019


Rebecca is a labor and delivery registered nurse for Tailored Healthcare, a travel nurse staffing company. She resides in Williamsport.

Mark West, 1984

industrial drafting

Mark is an application engineer for E-Tech Industrial Corp., working with automotive and aerospace customers to provide solutions for their special applications. He resides in Troy.

Suzanne (Fravel) Dubinin, 1982

practical nursing

Suzanne is a health and physical education teacher for Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. She continued her education at Austin Peay State University. She resides in Woodlawn, Tenn.

Evan Entz, 2012

residential construction technology and management

Evan is a property adjuster for Erie Insurance. He and his wife welcomed daughter Bella Lindsay Michelle Entz on Dec. 22, 2017. They reside in Jersey Shore.

Erika (Bozyk) Trimm, 2014


Erika is psychiatric RN for Parkridge Valley Adult & Senior Hospital. She is an August 2019 graduate of Southern Adventist University with a Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She resides in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Jonathan DeRoner, 2015

computer aided product design

Jonathan is an applications engineer for Automated Cells & Equipment. He married wife, Jaky, on Sept. 29, 2018. They reside in Addison, N.Y.

Susan (Erney) Jones, 1984

dental hygiene

Susan is a dental hygienist for Brookpark Dental Arts. She resides in Allenwood.

Josh McGroarty, 2009

residential construction technology and management

Josh is president of MAC Builders & Design Inc. He began the company 22 years ago, while a student in the college's building construction technology major. He has managed the restoration of the Marie Antoinette Overlook in Bradford County and the state capital plaza waterproofing project. His son, a recent high school graduate, has joined the company and plans to attend Penn College. They reside in New Albany.

Julie (Rutt) Hedgepeth, 2004

paramedic technology

Julie welcomed a son, Simon, in December 2018. She is a registered nurse for Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital. They reside in Columbia.

Robbie Risley, 2004

plastics and polymer engineering technology

Robbie is a process engineer for Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials. He was among the NEPA Business Journal's 2015 Top 20 under 40 and has received two awards from Leadership Lackawanna. He resides in Olyphant.

Ashia (Banghart) Hastings, 2011


Ashia welcomed daughter Elizabeth Opal in November 2017. They reside in Hughesville.

Garrett Herriman, 2019

civil engineering technology

Garrett is a construction inspector for McTish, Kunkel and Associates. He resides in Williamsport.

Eric Hesidenz, 1989

automated manufacturing and toolmaking technology

Eric is a machinist for Wabtec/GE Transportation. He resides in East Butler.

Erika Cowan, 2019

surgical technology

Erika is a surgical technologist for Bradford Regional Medical Center. She resides in Warren.

Madyson Stiehler, 2018

dental hygiene

Madyson is a registered dental hygienist for Community Dental Solutions. She earned a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene: health policy and administration from Penn College in August 2019. She resides in Hollidaysburg.

Erin (Moslak) Crain, 2008


Erin is an appeals nurse consultant for Aetna. She and husband, Kyle, '07, information technology: network technology, welcomed a son, Liam, in August 2019. They reside in Tyrone.

Kyle Crain, 2007

information technology: network technology

Kyle is an information security architect for Penn State. He and his wife, Erin (Moslak), '08, nursing, welcomed a son, Liam, in August 2019. They reside in Tyrone.

Jon Shipley, 1998

toolmaking technology

Jon is a machining supervisor for Clearfield Metal Technologies, where he oversees 12 employees and seven CNC machines. He resides in Hyde.

Colton Saulter, 2014

heavy construction equipment technology: operator emphasis

Colton is an environmental compliance inspector for pipeline construction projects with Tulsa Inspection Resources. He welcomed a son to the family in June 2019. They reside in Coudersport.

Austin Leatherman, 2015

heating, ventilation & air conditioning technology

Austin is an HVAC mechanic for Lycoming Engines, where he maintains and repairs the plant air conditioning units. He resides in Williamsport.

Susanna (Thomas) Storeng, 2003

physician assistant

Susanna is a PA for High Plains Community Health Center. In May 2019, she received a doctorate in medical science, graduating summa cum laude from University of Lynchburg. She is a health care advocate at the state and national level. She resides in Wiley, Colo.

Alexis Medero, 2019

civil engineering technology

Alexis is a site consultant for Civil & Environmental Consultants Inc. He resides in Levittown.

Rebecca Gardner, 2014

general studies

Rebecca is a DTS (freight processing) lead for Big Lots. She resides in Williamsport.

Lauren Schuman, 2005

graphic design

Lauren is the digital communications director for Country Meadows Retirement Communities. She resides in Harrisburg.

Breanna Fieger, 2019

information assurance and cyber security

Breanna is a systems engineer form Solers. She resides in Arlington, Va.

Adam Yoder, 2011

building automation technology

Adam is a general manager for R. & J. Ertel. He resides in Williamsport.

John Worley, 1972

machinist general

John retired as a machinist from Amphenol Intercon Systems. He resides in Annville and is building a 1931 Ford Coupe street rod.

Stacy (Cochran) Reed, 2006


Stacy is a certified registered nurse practitioner in interventional cardiology for UPMC. She holds a Master of Science in nursing from Walden University and resides in Carlisle.

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