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Reception Acknowledges Gifts Integral to Student Success

Debra M. Miller, vice president for institutional advancement, talks with William Knecht, who, along with his wife, supports the Marie E. Knecht Scholarship.
Debra M. Miller, vice president for institutional advancement, talks with William Knecht, who, along with his wife, supports the Marie E. Knecht Scholarship.
President Davie Jane Gilmour thanks Virginia Thompson, treasurer of the Williamsport Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association, which reached Heritage Society status on the Donor Wall.
President Davie Jane Gilmour thanks Virginia Thompson, treasurer of the Williamsport Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association, which reached Heritage Society status on the Donor Wall.
The Donor Wall offers a reflective backdrop for Elizabeth A. Biddle, director of corporate relations, and friends.
The Donor Wall offers a reflective backdrop for Elizabeth A. Biddle, director of corporate relations, and friends.
The earliest arrivals mingle in the SASC lobby, a stellar setting for a distinguished event.
The earliest arrivals mingle in the SASC lobby, a stellar setting for a distinguished event.
The president welcomes guests, honorees' gifts by her side.
The president welcomes guests, honorees’ gifts by her side.

Individuals and corporations alike were recognized Tuesday night during the 11th annual reception for Friends of Penn College who provide significant support or planned gifts. Penn College President Davie Jane Gilmour recognized new contributors and those whose ongoing benevolence in the past year elevated them to a new category on the Donor Wall in the Student and Administrative Services Center lobby.

Golden Society
Susquehanna Health*
First Community Foundation Partnership of  Pennsylvania*

Visionary Society
Axalta Coating Systems, LLC*
Jeffrey L. Erdly – Masonry Preservation Services*
Nissan North America*
The Lincoln Electric Company*
Universal Well Services*
John and Sue Young*

Heritage Society
Allison Crane & Rigging*
Al and Jane Clapps – Burger King/AML Development Corp.*
Drager, Inc.
Bruce and Cindy Emig*
Rita Marchinski
William J. and Carolyn G. Martin*
Sikorsky Aerospace Services*
Chalmer C. Van Horn
Williamsport Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association*

Ambassador’s Society
Avery Dennison Performance Polymers
Fidelity Power Systems
Frederick T. Gilmour
George E. and Patricia B. Girio
Joseph T. and Cheryl B. Girio
Grace Automation Systems
Guiittard Chocolate Company
Charles and Kathleen Hughes
Ingersoll-Rand Company
Steve and Mary Ann Johnson
Kenneth and Diana Kuhns
Harold Lehman II Estate
Don and Kim Praster
Elliott and Carolyn Strickland
Victaulic

Pillar Society Inductees
Robert G. & Nancy C. Bowers
E. Blair and Alice M. Schuster

* Denotes a new level of giving society

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