PBA’s Endorsed Trade Program has awarded the Outstanding Student Award to 13 individuals enrolled in Pennsylvania’s Career and Technical Schools. Students were nominated by their instructors and had the following qualifications.

*Student must be part of the school’s Endorsed Trade Program
*Student must be an ACTIVE member of the program’s NAHB student chapter
*Student must carry a cumulative GPA average of 2.0 or higher
*Student must be nominated by an ETP instructor and endorsed by the local PBA Builders Association
*Student must be moving forward within the construction industry in their future short or long term plans.

Awards were presented on behalf of PBA and the local sponsored home builders associations.

“PBA is extremely proud of all the accomplishments of our students every day. We also appreciate all the hard work instructors are doing to prepare them for our industry,” said ETP Director Dave DiPasquale. “The caliber of the candidates submitted for this award this year is proof positive that the future is bright for the construction industry in Pennsylvania.”

Those awarded for this school year are as follows:

Logan Cade Ashley, Masonry
Cumberland Perry Area Career & Technical Center
Instructor – Scott Weber
Sponsoring Local HBA – Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg

Shae DeHaven, Carpentry
Indiana County Technology Center
Instructor – Timothy Bash
Sponsoring Local HBA – Indiana-Armstrong Builders Association

Lee Elliott, Carpentry
Upper Bucks County Technical School
Instructor – Caleb Miller
Sponsoring Local HBA – Home Builders Association of Bucks and Montgomery Counties

Joshua Glessner, Carpentry
Somerset County Technology Center
Instructor – Tim Bittner
Sponsoring Local HBA – Somerset County Builders Association

Connie Guinnelly, Carpentry
Monroe Career & Technical Institute
Instructor – Patrick McHale
Sponsoring Local HBA – Pocono Builders Association

Steven Harriett, Construction Technology
Clarion County Career Center
Instructor – Ben Black
Sponsoring Local HBA – Tri-County Builders Association

Dylan Kuhn, Construction Trades
York County School of Technology
Instructor – Nicholas Sabold
Sponsoring HBA – York Builders Association

Daniel Meadway, Construction Trades
Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center
Instructor – Chad Goodman
Sponsoring HBA – Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh

Abigail Sisco, Carpentry
Berks Career and Technology Center
Instructor – Jeff Miller
Sponsoring HBA – Home Builders Association of Berks County

Ryan Sulinski, Electrical
Steel Center for Career and Technical Education
Instructor – Robert Eagleson
Sponsoring HBA – Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh

Chase Van Horn, Plumbing and Heating Technology
Middle Bucks Institute of Technology
Instructor – Jeffrey Muschlitz
Sponsoring HBA – Home Builders Association of Bucks and Montgomery Counties

Ethan Young, Construction Trades
Williamsport Area High School
Instructor – Randy Williamson
Sponsoring HBA – West Branch Susquehanna Builders Association

Mason Robert Young, Masonry
Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
Instructor – William Doutt
Sponsoring HBA – Blair-Bedford Builders Association