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Thirteen Students Awarded Scholarships From Caterpillar Fund


Thirteen students in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s School of Natural Resources Management each have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Caterpillar Excellence Fund for the Fall 2004 semester.

Scholarship recipients are:

Diesel Technology Nathaniel C. Aldinger, Laporte; Stephen C. Barats, RR 3 Canton; and Andrew E. Murrow, York.

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology-Operator Emphasis Edward J. Balulis, Pottsville; Nicholas D. Branning, RR 1 Waymart; James Christy, Bloomsburg; Matthew D. Grimminger, RR 3 Altoona; David R. Kessling, Port Matilda; Miranda M. Perrin, RR 1 Alexandria; and David S. Skeates, Frewsburg, N.Y.

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology-Technician Emphasis Denton S. Mitchell, Clarion; and Travis Erdley, Danville.

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology-CAT Emphasis Nathan D. Helfrich, Souderton.

The Caterpillar Excellence Fund a partnership of the Caterpillar Foundation, participating dealers and schools has provided Penn College with more than $1 million over the past decade in substantial equipment contributions and scholarship assistance to students.

The participating dealers are: Alban Tractor Co. Inc., Baltimore; Beckwith Machinery Co., Murrysville; Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. Inc., Harrisburg; Giles & Ransome, Bensalem; and H.O. Penn Machinery Co. Inc., Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

The Heavy Construction Equipment and Diesel Technology majors are based at the College’s Schneebeli Earth Science Center campus near Allenwood. For more information about the programs offered by Penn College’s School of Natural Resources Management, call (570) 320-8038, send e-mail or visit on the Web.

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