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Commencement Set for Dec. 22 at Penn College

Pennsylvania College of Technology has scheduled a commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 22, for the approximately 300 students who have petitioned to graduate at the end of the Fall 2012 semester.

The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport.

The student speaker is Fadhil A. Aljishi, who will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in plastics and polymer engineering technology. He has also been selected to receive the President’s Award, presented for leadership and service to the college.

Aljishi is a member of the Alpha Chi national college honor society and has been a Dean’s List student and a member of the student chapter of the Society of Plastics Engineers at the college.

During the ceremony, Penn College President Davie Jane Gilmour will present a Humanitarian/Citizenship Award to an alumnus.

Gilmour will be joined by state Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township, who also serves on the Penn College Board of Directors, as she confers degrees and certificates upon the graduates.

More information is available on the Commencement Web page.

For more about Penn College, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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