The Overalls oversee all operations of the Berks Benefitting THON. Their responsibilities include: Seeking and establishing new professional relationships with the surrounding communities, and build a team of leaders to continue to spread the mission of Berks Benefitting THON.

Derek DeTommaso

Derek DeTommaso

Major: Information Sciences and Technology
Minor: Security and Risk Analysis
Minor: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Year: Senior
Bio: I graduated from the Morris County School of Technology in 2016. This will be my 4th year in THON. My past positions consisted of being an Outreach Captain my first-year, then an Outreach Executive my second-year, and Overall my fourth-year. Besides THON, I am on the Welcome Weekend Lead Team, the Homecoming Committee, and the Seniors Activities Board. As well, I participate in the Penn State Nittany AI Challenge, working on an application to help facilitate the process of volunteering. I work on campus doing research under artificial intelligence and peer evaluation and assessment. This past summer, I interned at Fannie Mae as a Technology Engineer under the Cloud – App & Tech Shared Services division. During my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends, playing video games, listening to music, running, or expanding my programming knowledge and skills. After I graduate, I will be working full-time at Fannie Mae as a Software Engineer. A fun fact about me is that I listened to Spotify for over 95,000 hours in 2019.
Why I THON: I THON so no family has to worry about medical bills, and every kid can experience a full life.

Rebecca Zeiner

Rebecca Zeiner

Major: Rehabilitation and Human Services
Year: Sophmore
Bio: I graduated from Schuylkill Valley High School in 2018. This will be my 2nd year in THON. My past positions consisted of being an Outreach Captain. Besides THON, I am a Lion Ambassador and part of the Welcome Weekend Lead Team. I work at the Campus Bookstore. During my free time, I watch Netflix and read books. I plan to have an internship at the Reading Hospital before I plan to go into a Master’s Program for Speech Pathology. A fun fact about me is that I love Minnie Mouse and collecting Disney ears.
Why I THON: I THON so that one day kids can live out their dreams! No matter how old or young kids are, they all have dreams to become an occupation or experience something amazing.

 

Address

Berks Benefitting THON
Penn State Berks
2080 Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610
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