3rd Successful Power Generation Course Presented at Williamson

2018-07-30T14:52:59+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|

“Introduction to Large Thermal Power Generation Plants,” Williamson’s third, unique 3-day, introductory course that explains how energy is created through a combination of classroom instruction and the rare opportunity to tour five power plants, was held July 17-19 in Williamson’s Rowan Hall dining room. The continuing education course was designed for the general public as [...]

Hammers with Heart Visit Williamson’s Carpentry Shop

2018-07-16T10:36:06+00:00 July 16th, 2018|

Young students from Cornerstone Christian Academy in southwest Philadelphia learned some basic carpentry skills in Williamson’s Carpentry Shop during a two-week summer program put on by Williamson, Hammers with Heart, and Cornerstone recently. For pictures of Hammers with Heart Trades Camp, visit our Facebook page! Hammers with Heart is the construction ministry of [...]

It’s Official: Williamson Truly is One of the World’s Greatest

2018-07-10T15:50:36+00:00 July 10th, 2018|

As we all know, Williamson College of the Trades is definitely the world’s greatest trade school. Now, this fact has been spread across the nation for all to know in a television series, “World’s Greatest!...” which recently aired a nearly 4 minute segment on Williamson. This past spring, a video team spent an entire day [...]

Dean 1W8 and Ehly 2W0 Take Silver Medals at SkillsUSA Nationals

2018-07-03T08:45:07+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|

Congratulations for taking silver medals at the SkillsUSA national competition in Louisville, KY, go to Bryce Dean 1W8, construction technology-masonry, for the masonry competition, and Brian Ehly 2W0, power plant technology, for the plumbing competition. Other Williamson students who competed, but placed out of the top three spots were: Automated Manufacturing Technology - Todd Fluck [...]

Record-Breaking Number of Golfers Enjoy 44th Golf Outing

2018-06-08T13:54:03+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

A full-to capacity 144 golfers made the Alumni Association’s 44th Annual George Patton 6W6 Golf Outing at Paxon Hollow Golf Club on June 4 a great success. The golfers played a 4-man best ball scramble format. The outing was organized and run by the committee of Marty Jeffers 7W6, Ron Rinker 8W5, and John Rex [...]

Class of 6W8 Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

2018-06-08T13:57:17+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

The Class of 6W8 had many highlights as they celebrated their 50th anniversary of graduating from Williamson Alumni Weekend, including the presentation of their class gift of $68,000, marching in the Commencement processional, and being among the guests of honor at the President’s Breakfast on Alumni Day. Their celebration began Friday, June 1, marching in [...]

123rd Alumni Banquet Held

2018-06-08T13:58:26+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

The 123rd Alumni Banquet was held June 2, at the Porch Restaurant at the Lamb Tavern in Springfield with Alumni Association president Jim Simpson 1W2 serving as master of ceremonies. The evening began with a reception, Richard Dunlap 6W5 giving the invocation, and dinner. Enjoy more pictures of the Alumni Banquet on Williamson's Facebook page! [...]

Muggy Weather Doesn’t Stop Alumni Day Fun 2018!

2018-06-06T09:17:19+00:00 June 5th, 2018|

Alumni Day ’18, on June 2, kicked off with the invitation-only President’s Breakfast under a tent on the front lawn. After an opening prayer by Rev. Mark Specht 7W7, the large group enjoyed a hot breakfast buffet prepared by Tim Burbage, director of food services, and his staff. Then, opening words were given by Mary [...]

Carr Inspires the Class of 1W8 at Williamson’s 125th Commencement

2018-06-06T15:55:53+00:00 June 5th, 2018|

Robert O. Carr, founder of Give Something Back and founder, CEO, and chairman of the board of Beyond, told the 76 graduating seniors at the 125th Commencement at Williamson College of the Trades, to make service a part of their lives. Addressing the graduating seniors, Carr said, “Men of Williamson, you have earned this honor [...]

Community Feels Benefit of Williamson’s Service Week

2018-05-29T13:41:22+00:00 May 29th, 2018|

Nearly 30 nonprofit organizations in the area, and beyond, experienced the benefits of Williamson’s third annual Service Week, when, from May 14-17, almost the entire school — students, faculty and staff, members of the board of trustees, and alumni — put into practice the school’s core value of service. Students worked in small groups, supervised [...]