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Penn College Makes Friends, Memories at State Farm Show

Penn College’s exciting two- and four-year majors were on display throughout the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg (Jan. 10-17), where representatives of the Admissions Office and the college’s six academic schools entertained, educated – and even fed – the throng attending the traditional agricultural expo.

– Photos by admissions representatives Sarah R. Shott, Sean M. Stout and Caleb J. Swartz;
Patrick McCabe, coordinator of admissions/enrollment event services;
and Chef Michael J. Ditchfield, hospitality management/culinary arts instructor

Culinary arts and systems majors Brianna E. Bucklin (left), of Whitehall, and Victoria L. Zablocky, of Jersey Shore, serve vegetable-filled hush puppies and slaw to audience members.
Culinary arts and systems majors Brianna E. Bucklin (left), of Whitehall, and Victoria L. Zablocky, of Jersey Shore, serve vegetable-filled hush puppies and slaw to audience members.

Majors within the college's School of Health Sciences are explained by Edward A. Henninger (left), dean, and Scott A. Geist, director of surgical technology.
Majors within the college’s School of Health Sciences are explained by Edward A. Henninger (left), dean, and Scott A. Geist, director of surgical technology.

From left, culinary arts and systems majors Wyatt F. Fink, of Cogan Station; Alyssa J. Morales, of Williamsport; and Daniel A. Horst, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, exhibit their food artistry ...
From left, culinary arts and systems majors Wyatt F. Fink, of Cogan Station; Alyssa J. Morales, of Williamsport; and Daniel A. Horst, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, exhibit their food artistry …

... including this bird that Morales fashioned from an apple.
… including this bird that Morales fashioned from an apple.

Welding instructor Timothy S. Turnbach and Stacey C. Hampton, assistant dean of industrial, computing and engineering technologies, engage an interested group of Farm Show attendees.
Welding instructor Timothy S. Turnbach and Stacey C. Hampton, assistant dean of industrial, computing and engineering technologies, engage an interested group of Farm Show attendees.

Opportunities in the School of Transportation & Natural Resources Technologies are represented by Joseph A. Tavani, a faculty member in the Honda PACT program.
Opportunities in the School of Transportation & Natural Resources Technologies are represented by Joseph A. Tavani, a faculty member in the Honda PACT program.

Sharing the kitchen with the Phillie Phanatic are, from left, culinary arts technology major Katelynn M. Watson, of Milton; Jessica N. Felton, of State College; Chef Paul E. Mach, assistant professor of hospitality management/culinary arts; and Lyndsay E. Maynard, of Fleetwood. Felton and Maynard are culinary arts and systems students.
Sharing the kitchen with the Phillie Phanatic are, from left, culinary arts technology major Katelynn M. Watson, of Milton; Jessica N. Felton, of State College; Chef Paul E. Mach, assistant professor of hospitality management/culinary arts; and Lyndsay E. Maynard, of Fleetwood. Felton and Maynard are culinary arts and systems students.

Maynard and Mach are among those taking to the PA Preferred Culinary Connections stage.
Maynard and Mach are among those taking to the PA Preferred Culinary Connections stage.

Craig A. Miller (right), instructor of engineering design technology, offers personal insight.
Craig A. Miller (right), instructor of engineering design technology, offers personal insight.

Always a popular attraction, School of Construction & Design Technologies personnel – including Bradley Q. Kishbaugh, HVAC technology/mechanical refrigeration instructor (in light blue shirt) – help visitors assemble 250 souvenir wooden toolboxes.
Always a popular attraction, School of Construction & Design Technologies personnel – including Bradley Q. Kishbaugh, HVAC technology/mechanical refrigeration instructor (in light blue shirt) – help visitors assemble 250 souvenir wooden toolboxes.

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