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Bradley A. Yohn Chosen as March ‘Student of the Month’

Bradley A. YohnBradley A. Yohn, of Shade Gap, on track to graduate with five degrees earned in just three and a half years, has been chosen as the March “Student of the Month” by the Student Government Association at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

At May commencement, he is scheduled to receive a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing engineering technology, associate degrees in automatic manufacturing technology and machine tool technology, and certificates in applied technical studies: machining emphasis and applied technical studies: machinist general.

Despite taking 22 credits this semester and serving an internship at the Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, where he earned the highest honor (a “Kenny Penny”) Yohn frequently has appeared on the dean’s list.

“At last spring’s Open House, Brad got to help demonstrate machines,” his nominator wrote. “I believe that this was an honor for him because he got to show future students the potential career and endless opportunities that could possibly await them at Penn College.”

Yohn also is active outside the classroom/laboratory environment: He has captained an intramural flag football team; attends Campus Ministry International; is an avid hunter, fisherman, camper and vegetable gardener; coaches and referees in a church basketball league; is a Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association official for baseball and football; and restores automobiles and farm machinery, He also spends time with his fiancée, Jill M. Kern, a technology management student at Penn College.

The “Student of the Month” is selected seven times each academic year based on commitment, service, role-model behavior, academics, leadership and campus involvement. Nominations from faculty/staff and other students are strongly encouraged.

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