Class Notes


Tracy P. Hinish, Ph.D., ’83, ’89g, of Duncansville, Pennsylvania, was recognized by the Women’s Caucus of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators with the 2019 Margaret Smith Leadership Award. The award is given to a female administrator who has demonstrated proven leadership in education.

Thomas R. “Tom” Seasoltz ’10, of Altoona, has been named chief financial officer of Altoona Blair County Development (ABCD) Corporation.

In Memoriam

Richard S. Van Scoyoc ’49, ’52g, Altoona—April 30, 2019—retired educator, U.S. Army WWII veteran.

Captain Joseph A. Gildea ’50, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania—April 24, 2019—U.S. Navy veteran.

Angelo R. “Ralph” Marasco ’58, Altoona—May 21, 2019—retired senior supervising industrial engineer, Conrail, U.S. Army veteran.

Robert Eldon “Jake” McCartney, III ’70, Six Mile Run, Pennsylvania—May 15, 2019.

George A. Eaken, Jr. ’73, Grazierville, Pennsylvania—April 28, 2019—construction contractor.

Richard Kelso Dobson ’82, Altoona—May 13, 2019—civil engineer, former Peace Corps volunteer.

Brenda L. Cuomo ’84, Chico, California—April 21, 2019—retired caseworker, State of Pennsylvania.

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