Skip to main content
Main Penn College Website

Penn College Students Take Home Gold at Regional Vocational Competition

All eight students from Pennsylvania College of Technology who participated in the recent SkillsUSA-VICA District 6 competition came away with gold medals for their first-place finishes.

The eight winners from Penn College will move on to the state SkillsUSA-VICA competition, which will be held April 12-14 in Lancaster.

SkillsUSA-VICA is a national organization serving high school and college instructors and students enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled and service occupations.

The District 6 competition was held Tuesday, Feb. 1, at the Schuylkill Career and Technology Centers. The Penn College winners and the categories in which they competed are:

Ryan Bingaman, technical drafting, McVeytown; David R. Hale, carpentry; Jersey Shore; Joshua L. Halin, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, Butler; Andrea M. High, commercial baking, Annville; Peter J. Hoffman, precision machining technology, Kutztown; Kristofer S. Kurzweg, automotive service technology, Fleetwood; Adam E. Van Steenberg, masonry; Brookville; and James White Jr., architectural drafting, Lock Haven.

SkillsUSA-VICA has more than 240,000 student members, organized into nearly 13,000 chapters and 53 state and territorial associations. More than 13,000 teachers and school administrators serve as professional SkillsUSA-VICA members and instructors.

Related Stories

SGA celebrates 2020-21 lineup of all-star classmates, employees
Read more
Kendra F. Boell, physician assistant instructor, administers a vaccine to Miguel A. Callado, a construction management student residing in Williamsport. Students
Students, employees inoculated at collaborative on-campus clinic
Read more