Two Penn College Students Among SkillsUSA Medalists

Penn College's SkillsUSA national contingent ...

... includes medalists Landon J. Miller (left) and Owen R. Dougherty.

Two Penn College students won medals at the 54th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Announced as winners Friday evening were Landon J. Miller, an automated manufacturing technology major from Loganton, who captured the gold in CNC Milling Specialist, and Owen R. Dougherty, of Allison Park, enrolled in building automation technology: heating, ventilation and air conditioning technology concentration, who took the silver in HVAC-Refrigeration. “The students did a great job and we lost some close ones,” said James N. Colton II, assistant professor of welding and the college’s SkillsUSA adviser. “Many of the students will be back next year to compete and hopefully we can get more students to national level next year.” A total of 53 Penn College students have won medals at nationals over the years.
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Comments – 7 Comments

Congratulations, gentlemen! What a wonderful honor.

Posted by Jeanne Kerschner at July 2, 2018 at 7:41 am

So very proud of our students! Congratulations!

Posted by Danielle Liddic at July 2, 2018 at 8:26 am

What an achievement! You both should be so proud! Congratulations!

Posted by Becky Carey at July 2, 2018 at 10:24 am

Way to go, gang!

Posted by Mike Damiani at July 2, 2018 at 7:07 pm

Congratulations to our winners and nice work to all of our Penn College competitors!

Posted by Carol Lugg at July 2, 2018 at 8:37 pm

Congratulations, gentlemen. You make Penn College proud; keep up the good work. Bring it on, Worlds comp!

Posted by Rick Hendricks at July 6, 2018 at 4:01 pm

Way to go, Owen! What an honor for your future in the industry. Congratulations.

Posted by Ken Welker at July 10, 2018 at 8:44 am

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