Westmoreland County Community College Recognizes the 2017 Graduates of the Electrical Utility Technology Program

Date Published: May 17, 2017

YOUNGWOOD, PA – Twenty students who earned an associate degree in Electrical Utility Technology from Westmoreland County Community College on May 15 have secured employment in their field prior to graduating.

Westmoreland’s Electrical Utility Technology program is conducted in partnership with FirstEnergy Power Systems Institute to provide training for mid-level positions in the electric utility industry. Students in this program not only engage in classroom and laboratory activities where they learn basic technical skills necessary for the electric utility industry, they are also required to participate in 10-week field experience with FirstEnergy.

The graduates include, Christopher Martin of Hopwood, Michael Ranalli of Gibsonia, and Keith Rundle of Pittsburgh, who earned highest honors; Ross Damico of Lower Burrell, Ian Elms of Irwin, Samuel Morgan of Belleville, and Isaac Terwilliger of Chicora, who earned high honors; Corey Ames of Hunker, Hunter Defibaugh of Parker, and Daniel Ruth of Vanderbilt, who earned honors. The remaining graduates are Anthony Faloona of Irwin, Matthew Koluder of Youngwood, Keane Kriebel Lucinda, Benjamin Louden of Pittsburgh, Connor McClain of Normalville, Joseph Miller of Apollo, Tyler Nelson of Lower Burrell, John Springer of Vanderbilt, Jason Tomich of Ruffs Dale, and Chase Williams of Butler.

2017 marks the college’s largest EUT graduating class to date.

For more information on the program and admission requirements, please contact Lea Pizzutelli at

1-800-262-2103, ext. 4086 or pizzutellil@westmoreland.edu.


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