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Two Penn College students make ‘Intern of the Year’ short list

Scott StoutFrank T. Kocsis IIITwo of the three finalists for “Intern of the Year” at this month’s seventh annual Young Professionals Awards ceremony at Lackawanna County’s PNC Field – including the ultimate winner – are Pennsylvania College of Technology students.

Chosen for the honor was Scott Stout, of Nanticoke, an associate engineer at The AZEK Co., a Chicago-based business with locations in Scranton. He will graduate in December with a bachelor’s degree in plastics & polymer engineering technology.

“Through this internship, Scott was able to put his knowledge and skills to work and make significant contributions to the company,” said Adam C. Barilla, co-department head and an instructor in plastics technology. “Also, as a result, he was offered (and accepted) a full-time position at AZEK.”

Joining Stout on what the (Wilkes-Barre) Times Leader characterized as “such an impressive list of nominees” was Frank T. Kocsis III, of Dickson City, a graphic design student and one of the college’s student photographers in Public Relations & Marketing. He was a web and design intern at Coal Creative in Wilkes-Barre, the evening’s presenting sponsor.

Rounding out the roster was Jillian Mirro, a graduate of Clarks Summit University and a communications intern at Scranton’s Keystone Mission.
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