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Concrete Class Pours New Sidewalks Near LEC Entrance


From left are students Aaron J. Workman, Travis K. Simpson, Steven D. Gustafson and Henry M. Velez.  Holding the chute are Shepard J. Wood, Vincent F. D'Esposito and Austin R. MacMorris.
From left are students Aaron J. Workman, Travis K. Simpson, Steven D. Gustafson and Henry M. Velez. Holding the chute are Shepard J. Wood, Vincent F. D’Esposito and Austin R. MacMorris.
Wood runs the plate compactor.
Wood runs the plate compactor.
Further prepping the job site are, from left, Kory A. Fishbein, D'Esposito, Nicholas D. Gray, James J. Boylan, Wood (running the compactor) and Reber, instructor of building construction technology.
Further prepping the job site are, from left, Kory A. Fishbein, D’Esposito, Nicholas D. Gray, James J. Boylan, Wood (running the compactor) and Reber, instructor of building construction technology.
Spreading the concrete, from left, are Fishbein, MacMorris, Boylan, Simpson, Reber and Velez. Workman is standing at the rear; Gustafson is against the pole. Chad B. Gordner is leaning down at screed and Gray is closest to the chute.
Spreading the concrete, from left, are Fishbein, MacMorris, Boylan, Simpson, Reber and Velez. Workman is standing at the rear; Gustafson is against the pole. Chad B. Gordner is leaning down at screed and Gray is closest to the chute.

Continuing a tradition of Penn College students leaving their lasting mark on campus, instructor Franklin H. Reber’s concrete construction class this week poured new sidewalks near the Hager Lifelong Education Center entrance off West Third Street. Whether designing and building the Victorian House, working on Field House construction, or landscaping and paving the Remembrance Garden – among decades of projects – students have a history of enhancing their alma mater’s appearance and providing themselves (and the greater community) with long-standing proof of their hands-on prowess.
Photos by Kimberly M. Edwards, secretary to the School of Construction and Design Technologies

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