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Penn College manufacturing students earn scholarships


Four Pennsylvania College of Technology students are among 14 nationwide to receive scholarships from a foundation dedicated to promoting skilled manufacturing careers.

The $1,500 to $2,500 scholarships from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International, are for full-time students enrolled in an engineering or manufacturing-related course of study.

Four Pennsylvania College of Technology students received scholarships from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International: Tyler J. Bandle, of Slatington, and John A. Provenza Jr., of Marysville, automated manufacturing technology; Sean A. Bush, of Williamsport, electrical technology; and Cinnamon A. Digan, of Mifflinburg, welding and fabrication engineering technology.
Four Pennsylvania College of Technology students received scholarships from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International: Tyler J. Bandle, of Slatington, and John A. Provenza Jr., of Marysville, automated manufacturing technology; Sean A. Bush, of Williamsport, electrical technology; and Cinnamon A. Digan, of Mifflinburg, welding and fabrication engineering technology.

The Penn College recipients are automated manufacturing technology students Tyler J. Bandle, of Slatington, and John A. Provenza Jr., of Marysville; Sean A. Bush, of Williamsport, an electrical technology major; and Cinnamon A. Digan, of Mifflinburg, majoring in welding and fabrication engineering technology.

Applicants were required to submit their academic records and a description of their major.

“We are proud to have several of our students recognized for their pursuit of very rewarding manufacturing-related careers,” said Bradley M. Webb, dean of industrial, computing and engineering technologies. “It’s a testament to the quality of our students and academic programs that Penn College had more scholarship recipients than any other institution.”

In addition to the monetary award, scholarship winners received a Student Design Kit CAD software package from Solidworks Corp.

For information on the majors represented by the Penn College scholarship recipients and other programs offered by the School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies, call 570-327-4520.

Penn College is a national leader in applied technology education. Email the Admissions Office or call toll-free at 800-367-9222.

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