Six (6) Alumni Listed in the Spring-Summer 2019 Issue of “The Central Magazine”


Bryanna Guthridge, Class of 2015

Earned the Lock Haven University Highest Academic Achievement; College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences Highest Academic Achievement…both awarded on April 28, 2019 in the Price Performance Center.

Matthew Ishman, Class of 2018

Member of the U.S. Air Force, recently graduated from training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas; he earned four credits towards an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Matthew Pentz, Class of 2008

Author and award-winning sports reporter at The Seattle Times; 2012 B.A. graduate of Ohio University’s Scripp School of Journalism; see news article on page 9. Taylor Pentz, Class of 2011 Student Success Coach for undeclared/undecided students at High Point University in North Carolina; earned BA in Psychology at East Carolina University; earned Specialist in Education (Ed.S) and Master of Science in Counseling & Human Systems, specializing in Career Counseling, at Florida State University; resides with wife Olivia in Winston-Salem, NC.

Dr. Andrew Pitrone, Class of ’93; Jennifer Fragle Pitrone, Class of ’93; From the University of Pittsburgh, Andrew Pitrone recently earned his Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Administration and Policy Studies with a Concentration in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education; he earned undergraduate degrees in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and his Masters in Curriculum & Instruction from Gannon University, recently being recognized as Regional Teacher of the Year for the Union City Area School District; his research interests include multi-generational families, kinship caregivers of school-age children, and specifically, the phenomenology of grandparent and great-grandparent caregivers who have gained full-time, co-resident guardianship of school-age children; his wife Jennifer earned a dual degree in Elementary and Special Education from Mercyhurst University and her Masters in Curriculum & Instruction from Gannon University, holding for many years the position of Department Chair of Special Education for the Union City Area School District; both reflect positively: The faculty and staff of the former St. Catherine’s Elementary School and DCC seamlessly link family, faith, academics and extra-curricular traditions… and we remain ‘Cardinal Proud.’

Pam Eckman Reiter, Class of 1972

Retired Registered Nurse now employed as Med Trainer at Pentz Run Youth Services and substitute teacher at IUP, Punxsy; also obtained licensure as a Massage Therapist; resides in DuBois with husband Ron.

Arlan Zelenky, Class of 2015

One of 5 students receiving the 36th Academic Achievement Award presented by the Saint Francis University Alumni Association at the President’s Awards Convocation on April 30, 2019; he is a Mathematics and Secondary Education major, with a self-designed minor in Mathematical Economics; now state-certified 7-12 in mathematics, physics, and chemistry; inducted into two honor societies: Kappa Delta Phi and Kappa Mu Epsilon; has accepted a teaching position at DCC starting in August 2019.


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