More than 70 students help at 2009 Little League World Series

August 25, 2009

Pennsylvania College of Technology was well-represented by volunteers at the Little League Baseball World Series, which took place Aug. 21-30 in Williamsport, Pa., less than 10 minutes from the college’s main campus. Students from the School of Health Sciences continued a tradition of lending their expertise to baseball fans and players.

Fifty-two junior- and senior-level physician assistant students, accompanied by licensed physician assistant faculty, were stationed in the Little League Complex’s International Grove, where participating teams reside during the event. The students staff the infirmary in International Grove around the clock, providing urgent care to the players and their coaches.

Emergency medical services students were in the stadium, working under the leadership of Susquehanna Regional Emergency Medical Services paramedics, to respond to medical emergencies among the thousands of fans attending the international event.

“The School of Health Sciences’ faculty, staff and students are proud to participate in this exciting international Little League experience,” said Sharon K. Waters, dean of the school.

Participating physician assistant students were: Katelyn Beach, Oakland, N.J.; Danielle M. Bennett, Laceyville; Joesph A. Bobkoskie, Northumberland; John F. Boutros, Wescosville; James A. Cady, Pleasant Gap; Kristi R. California, Warren; Melissa N. Dobson, Elysburg; Nicole D. Doran, Pittsburgh; Sarah E. Eccker, Ulster; Binju Elias, Philadelphia; Scott L. Everhart, Shamokin Dam; Sarah R. Gargus, McClure; Jeremy D. Good, Lucasville, Ohio; Mary C. Grattan, Palmyra; Sarah S. Graybill, Easton; Julianne C. Grega, Weatherly; Renee N. Jankowski, Benton; Anthony J. Jones, Milton; Christine R. Koernig, Roaring Branch; Elizabeth M. Koury, Mansfield; David J. Krohn, Wellsboro; Larissa D. Kryder, Jersey Shore; Andrew V. Kuiken, Montville, N.J.; Calton C. Law, Williamsport; Thomas W. Lloyd, Glen Gardner, N.J.; and Stacy M. Lockcuff, Watsontown.

Also: Phillip Longnecker, Watsontown; Marry Ann Maham, Mount Orab, Ohio; Alex V. Mezentsev, Williamsport; Michael E. Michaud, Williamsport; Jyoti Mittal, Danville; Ryan A. Olenick, Pottsville; Melissa A. Pandolfi, Williamsport; Daniel J. Parks, Cogan Station; Timothy M. Pfirman, Williamsport; Matthew D. Pilkerton, McConnellsburg; Anthony J. Quindardo, Meadville; Amy R. Radich, Mechanicsburg; Eric S. Roman, Williamsport; Alex J. Rugino, Williamsport; Kayla S. Rush, Kittaning; Devin E. Smith, Northumberland; Alysia A. Steinbacher, Williamsport; Matthew D. Stoltz, DuBois; Gelnar Talj, Frederick, Md.; Ross W. Trent, Towanda; Steven R. Uhl, Danville; Eddy M. Vacaflor, Falls Church, Va.; Emily E. Wascher, Trout Run; Jennifer L. Wetzel, Lewisburg; Kayliegh A. Wolfe, Northumberland; and Lauren N. Yetzer, Ridgway.

Participants from the emergency medical services program are: Jenna J. Eichner, Northumberland; Steven E. Elliott, Grove City; Michael D. Eshbach, York; Robert E. Jones, Williamsport; Bradley M. Kavetski, Kingsley; Matthew B. Kershes, Quakertown; Gage E. Lyons-McCracken, Mount Jewett; Megan E. Mann, Beech Creek; Shawn M. Packard, DuBoistown; Albert W. Shutt, Herndon; Michael R. Taylor, Williamsport; Lindsay K. Wiegand, Watsontown; and Jack P. Wilson, Williamsport.

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  • From left, senior Penn College physician assistant students Anthony J. Quindardo, of Meadville; Larissa D. Kryder, of Jersey Shore; Stacy M. Lockcuff, of Watsontown; and Calton C. Law, of Williamsport; were among those staffing the infirmary in International Grove at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

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