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Community Service That Speaks Volumes

Furthering an impressive track record of civic involvement on Wednesday, Penn College student-athletes assisted with moving books from James V. Brown Library to Pine Street United Methodist Church for this weekend’s Friends of the Library book sale. The fall tradition is scheduled from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the 444 Pine St. church. Wildcats finished second last season in the Senior Woman Administrator’s Cup, which recognizes community service hours completed by institutions in the North Eastern Athletic Conference. Penn College topped the NEAC in 2017-18 with 2,502 total hours, placed second in the number of participants and votes, and was fourth in total funds raised.

– Photos by Jackie Klahold, women’s head softball coach,
senior woman administrator and Student Athlete Advisory Council adviser

Supplementing their exercise regimen with a different kind of weight training are (from back to front) Lauren S. Herr, from the Wildcat soccer team, and Cameron J. Dickey and Daniel J. Bergeron, members of the wrestling squad.
Supplementing their exercise regimen with a different kind of weight training are (from back to front) Lauren S. Herr, from the Wildcat soccer team, and Cameron J. Dickey and Daniel J. Bergeron, members of the wrestling squad.

Wrestlers Alec E. Dickey (foreground) and Christian J. Fox bring another load off the elevator.
Wrestlers Alec E. Dickey (foreground) and Christian J. Fox bring another load off the elevator.

A popular fundraiser to benefit Williamsport's 111-year-old literary landmark got a boost this week from Wildcat student-athletes.
A popular fundraiser to benefit Williamsport’s 111-year-old literary landmark got a boost this week from Wildcat student-athletes.

Archery coach Chad L. Karstetter is stationed at the sale site, where books were brought for display by category.
Archery coach Chad L. Karstetter is stationed at the sale site, where books were brought for display by category.

Cameron Dickey steers with rear-view confidence. He and his twin brother (pictured above) are the sons of Jennifer M. Dickey, who earned a general studies degree from the college in 1993.
Cameron Dickey steers with rear-view confidence. He and his twin brother (pictured above) are the sons of Jennifer M. Dickey, who earned a general studies degree from the college in 1993.

Unloading streetwise at the church are a pair of Penn College basketball players: Obens Luxama (left) and Antonio "Frank" Tuason.
Unloading streetwise at the church are a pair of Penn College basketball players: Obens Luxama (left) and Antonio “Frank” Tuason.

Purposeful teamwork gets the job done.
Purposeful teamwork gets the job done.