College collection benefits Hurricane Sandy victims

January 13, 2013

Luzerne County Community College recently collected donations at its Public Safety Training Institute (PSTI) to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy. The collection was sponsored by the Student Government Association, PSTI, Peer Mentors Club, Phi Theta Kappa chapter and many other campus clubs and organizations. The college used a tractor-trailer from its truck-driving training program to transport the donations to Staten Island. Some of the participants, from left, first row: Brian Mikolon, maintenance technician, PSTI; Mary Sullivan, director, student life and athletics; Ursula Tracy, student development coordinator and special projects; and Michelle Gitkos, vice president, Student Government Association. Second row: David Fox, president, Student Government Association; Harold Fisher, director and instructor, truck driving program; John Walko, instructor, truck-driving program; John T. Sedlak, dean, human resources; and Thomas P. Leary, college president.