2013 Penta Outstanding Alumni
Congratulations to five former Penta students who were selected as recipients of the 2013 Penta Outstanding Alumni Award. The recipients were recognized during a special evening banquet at Penta on November 7, 2013. Each year the Penta Career Center Outstanding Alumni Award is bestowed upon individuals who have completed a career-technical training program at Penta and who are currently working in a successful career. Since the award’s inception in 1993, 120 former high school or adult education students have been honored with the award.
Included below are brief descriptions of each 2013 Penta Outstanding Alumni Award recipient.
Leslie Kay (Radabaugh) Hertzfeld (of Grand Rapids, Ohio) is a 1968 graduate of Anthony Wayne High School and completed her career-technical training in Penta’s Commercial Art program. She is a business owner, artist and book illustrator. She is the owner of Inspired To Be, an online business. Hertzfeld has a continuing education certificate in Commercial Art from the American Arts Institute.
Scott A. Jaegly (of Oregon) is a 1987 graduate of Northwood High School and completed his career-technical training in Penta’s Security and Law Enforcement program. He is a district security officer for the United States Marshals Service in Toledo. Jaegly is certified through the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and has completed the basic police academy at Owens Community College.
David Miller (of Woodville) is a 1990 graduate of Woodmore High School and completed his career-technical training in Penta’s Industrial and Diesel Technology program. He is a parts manager for Bay Tractor and Turf in Gibsonburg. In addition, Miller serves as the assistant fire chief for the Woodville Township Fire Volunteer Department. He has earned a master’s certification in the continuing education program offered through John Deere.
Leonard L. Vidra II (of Perrysburg) is a 1975 graduate of Rossford High School and
completed his career-technical training in Penta’s Welding program. He is a deputy sheriff/fiscal coordinator for the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. He is certified through the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy at Owens Community College.
Patrick Young (of Elmore) is a 1994 graduate of Woodmore High School and completed his career-technical training through Penta’s Food Service Management and Production program. He is the director of culinary and nutritional services at Swan Creek Retirement Village in Toledo. Young has an associate degree in Culinary Arts from the Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts in Pittsburgh.
For more information about the Penta Outstanding Alumni Award or programs offered by Penta Career Center, please call 419-666-1120 or visit www.pentacareercenter.org