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Penn College student chosen for ‘trades’ scholarship

A Pennsylvania College of Technology manufacturing student is one of four undergraduates nationwide to be awarded a “trades” scholarship.

Alec D. Rees, of Centerport, New York, received a $2,500 scholarship from Rock the Trades, a workforce development initiative that raises awareness of careers in the skilled trades by celebrating the American industrial worker.

Alec D. ReesRock the Trades recently featured Rees on its website, detailing the freshman’s passion for working with his hands and dedication to pursuing a career in the skilled trades.  A Dean’s List student, Rees is seeking an associate degree in machine tool technology.

For information on manufacturing-related degrees and other majors offered by Penn College’s School of Engineering Technologies, call 570-327-4520.

The 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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