Applauding the Helpful Hands in ‘Hands-On’ Education

With the donor wall reflecting an atmosphere of appreciation, President Gilmour addresses the gathering as Debra M. Miller prepares to present gifts to contributors.

Jacob J. Sandfort, a hospitality management freshman from Wyalusing, adds finishing touches to the culinary array.

Carl N. Beaver, an inductee to the Pillar Society, receives a pin and appreciation from the president.

Representing the Student Government Association is its president, Caleb E. Cartmell, a junior in automotive management technology from Honesdale.

The SASC lobby offers a lovely setting for celebration.

The individual and corporate benefactors who donate to scholarships, laboratory equipment and other encouragement for Penn College students were celebrated at Tuesday evening’s 13th annual Donor Wall Recognition Reception, held in the Student & Administrative Services Center. President Davie Jane Gilmour recognized contributors whose names have been added to the Donor Wall in the SASC lobby, as well as those whose enduring generosity carried them to heightened plateaus of giving. Gilmour also acknowledged the service of Debra M. Miller, vice president for institutional advancement, who was directing her final Donor Wall reception due to her upcoming retirement.

The night’s honorees:

Millionaire’s Society
The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation*

Golden Society
Federal Express Corp.*
Giles & Ransome Inc.*
John E. Morgan Foundation

Visionary Society
Airbus, Inc.
Benton Foundry Inc.*
Chevron
Covestro LLC
Dining Services at Penn College
Jersey Shore State Bank*
Residence Life at Penn College
Barry and Barb Stiger*

Heritage Society
Anderson Equipment Co.*
Central Susquehanna Builders Association*
Guittard Chocolate Co.*
Dan & Suzie Hawbaker
Gene Haas Foundation
Hudock Capital Group, LLC*
Larson Design Group, Inc.*
Miller Electric Manufacturing Co. (An ITW Company)*
Waste Management*

Ambassador’s Society
Beavertown Block Co. Inc.
Faber Burner Co.
Fronius USA, LLC
Anonymous
Elizabeth Logue
The Bartlett Tree Foundation Inc.
The Rolls-Royce Foundation
Thermal Product Solutions
Tri-State HVAC
Richard and Kathleen Weilminster
Ralph E. Wolstenholme
Woodlands Bank

Pillar Society Inductees
Mr. Carl N. and Mrs. Karen J. Beaver
Mr. Frank L. and Mrs. Marjory J. Sente
Mr. Barry R. and Mrs. Barbara S. Stiger
Mr. Robert C. Weaver Jr.

* Denotes a new level of giving society

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