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Penn College to Hold Winter Commencement Dec. 20

A commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, Dec. 20, for the nearly 290 Pennsylvania College of Technology students who have petitioned to graduate after the Fall 2014 semester.

The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport.

Nicole Marie Reyes-Molina, a building construction technology: masonry emphasis student from Lancaster, will be the student speaker for the Dec. 20 Penn College commencement ceremony.
Nicole Marie Reyes-Molina, a building construction technology: masonry emphasis student from Lancaster, will be the student speaker for the Dec. 20 Penn College commencement ceremony.

The student speaker will be Nicole Marie Reyes-Molina, of Lancaster, who will receive an Associate of Applied Science in building construction technology: masonry emphasis. She will also receive the Board of Directors’ Award, presented for achievement under exceptional conditions. Reyes-Molina, who is deaf, was the subject of a Penn College video that received a bronze Telly Award for motivational online video programming earlier this year.

A Dean’s List student, Reyes-Molina is a member of the women’s basketball and cross-country teams and the American Sign Language Club. She participates in SkillsUSA, for which she finished first in district and second in statewide competitions for masonry. She is a two-time recipient of the Pennsylvania Concrete Masonry Association Scholarship.

Dottie M. Mathers, the 2014 Veronica M. Muzic Master Teacher Award recipient and an associate professor of medical-surgical nursing at the college, will also speak.

Penn College President Davie Jane Gilmour will be joined by state Sen. Gene Yaw, who also serves as chairman of the Penn College Board of Directors, as she confers degrees and certificates upon the graduates.

For more information, visit the commencement Web page.

For more about Penn College, which is celebrating its Centennial throughout 2014, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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