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Penn College Students Take Top Prizes in Gutenberg Awards


Pennsylvania College of Technology students garnered 11 awards including Best of Show in the International Graphic Arts Educators’ 2010 Gutenberg Awards competition.

The awards, announced in May, recognize exceptional achievement in the field of graphic arts by students in various levels of education. Awards are available for printed items, websites and photographs.

Competing in the College Division, Timothy A. Miller, a 2009 graphic design graduate, received “Best of Show” for a Flexographic Spot-Color Label. He also received first place in Spot Color Electronic Publishing and Spot Color Flexographic Printing.

In Spot Color Screen Textile Printing, first place was awarded to Casey C. Gleghorn, a 2009 graphic design graduate.

In Spot Color Flexographic Printing, Penn College students garnered all three top prizes. First place went to Miller; second place to Eric J. Ryder, of Montgomery, a graphic communications management student; and third place to Brock Lichtenfels, a 2009 graphic communications management graduate.

In Process Color Electronic Publishing, fourth place was awarded to Angela M. Sampsell, of Williamsport, a 2009 graphic communication technology graduate and current graphic communications management student.

In Spot Color Lithographic Printing, first place was awarded to Patrick J. Bundra, a graphic communications technology student from Williamsport. Both third and fourth place were awarded to Sampsell.

First place in Process Color Lithographic Printing-Group was awarded to students in Penn College’s Production Printing class: Bundra; Ryder; Sampsell; Abby E. Gliem, of Biglerville, a 2011 graphic communications technology graduate; Nicole M. Ward, a 2009 graphic communications technology graduate; and Elizabeth A. Watts, of Doylestown, a 2011 graphic communications management graduate.

The International Graphic Arts Education Association is an association of educators in partnership with industry, dedicated to sharing theories, principles, techniques and processes relating to graphic communications and imaging technology.

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