Nominees sought for Penta alumni award

Penta Career Center is searching for successful individuals for its annual Outstanding Alumni Awards. Since its inception in 1993, these prestigious awards have been presented to 132 Penta alumni. Recipients of Penta’s 2015 Outstanding Alumni Awards will be honored at a special banquet at the high school on Nov. 12, 2015.

The Outstanding Alumni Awards are bestowed to individuals who have completed a career-technical program at Penta Career Center (formerly known as Penta County Vocational School) and who are currently working in a successful career. Nominees must have completed a high school or adult education program at Penta prior to 2005.

Applications for the Penta 2015 Outstanding Alumni Awards are available by calling 419-661-6351. Applications can also be downloaded from the Penta web site at (click on “Alumni”). Deadline for completed applications is Sept.15, 2015.

Some of the past recipients of the award include: Dr. Nicholas Espinoza, a 1979 alumnus of the Electronics program; Sue (Vidra) Reamsnyder, a 1975 alumnus of the High Skill Stenography program; Tamara (Shiffert) Rost, a 1989 alumnus of the Accounting & Computing program; Ronald Porter, a 1976 alumnus of the Automotive Technology program; Jennifer (Byington) Wilkins, a 1991 alumnus of the Word Processing program; Edward Stribrny, a 1973 alumnus of the Carpentry program; Jarrad Egert, a 1995 alumnus of the Automotive Technology program; Patrick Young, a 1994 alumnus of the Culinary Arts program; and Cindi (Peters) Britt, a 1987 alumnus of the Cosmetology program.