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In what has become a fall tradition over the past seven years, students in multiple sections of Technical Drawing I and Detailing I – most of them enrolled in Penn College’s engineering design technology major – displayed their software skills in a Virtual Pumpkin Carving Contest. Craig A. Miller and Katherine A. Walker, assistant professors, shared photos of the winners … along with a few of Thursday’s many other inspired entries.

First place in the morning session went to Austin M. DeLong, of Pittsburgh.
First place in the morning session went to Austin M. DeLong, of Pittsburgh.

Top afternoon honors were earned by Alex G. Roberts, of Tyrone, and his intricately cast dragon.
Top afternoon honors were earned by Alex G. Roberts, of Tyrone, and his intricately cast dragon.

From another dimension comes a whimsical design by Zak W. Anderson, of Sunbury.
From another dimension comes a whimsical design by Zak W. Anderson, of Sunbury.

Carl Kapuschinsky Jr., of Hazleton, shows off his second-place creation for Walker's class.
Carl Kapuschinsky Jr., of Hazleton, shows off his second-place creation for Walker’s class.

The second-place victor in Miller's group was this disquieting creature, adeptly rendered by Kyle J. Runyon, an engineering CAD technology major from Fayetteville.
The second-place victor in Miller’s group was this disquieting creature, adeptly rendered by Kyle J. Runyon, an engineering CAD technology major from Fayetteville.

Eli R. Rush, of Elysburg, virtually shared his virtual jack o' lantern. (Yup, it's been THAT kind of year.)
Eli R. Rush, of Elysburg, virtually shared his virtual jack o’ lantern. (Yup, it’s been THAT kind of year.)

The friendliness of Mario, of Nintendo gaming fame, shines through the work of Jacob A. Klinger, of Whitehall ...
The friendliness of Mario, of Nintendo gaming fame, shines through the work of Jacob A. Klinger, of Whitehall …

... contrasting this menacing visage fashioned by Hayden S. Volinsky, of Northumberland.
… contrasting this menacing visage fashioned by Hayden S. Volinsky, of Northumberland.

Ryan M. Bower, of Montoursville, floats his entry in a milieu befitting the season.
Ryan M. Bower, of Montoursville, floats his entry in a milieu befitting the season.

Awash in detail and ambience is this frightful design by Tyler J. Gustafson, of Warren.
Awash in detail and ambience is this frightful design by Tyler J. Gustafson, of Warren.

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