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Electronics Engineering Technology Student Earns ISA Scholarship


Chad WagnerA Pennsylvania College of Technology student has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society.

Chad E. Wagner, RR 1 Tionesta, plans to graduate in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. As one of the top two award recipients, he was pictured in “In Tech” magazine, a global publication for the fields of automation and control. He will be recognized with a plaque on Oct. 4 at the ISA Annual Honors and Awards Banquet in Houston, where he also will attend the ISA Expo 2004.

Wagner was among 70 applicants from the United States, Brazil, Canada, India and Russia. The scholarships are awarded to college and university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contributions to the fields of automation and control.

All applicants were required to provide two letters of recommendation and have a grade-point average of at least 3.0. At Penn College, Wagner tutors fellow students in math and electronics.

ISA is a 33,000-member nonprofit educational organization that fosters advancement in the theory, design, manufacture and use of sensors, instruments, computers and systems for automation in a wide variety of applications.

For more information about the academic majors in the School of Industrial and Engineering Technologies at Penn College, call (570) 327-4520, send e-mail or visit online.

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