Philanthropy and Williamson

2018-11-19T14:24:16+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|

Watch the replay from October 24th as Board Chairman Bill Bonenberger 7W9 talked in depth on Williamson’s funding, the vision of our founder, Isaiah V. Williamson, and how we are able to be the only postsecondary school in the nation to provide each student with a full scholarship. Bill talked on the various forms of [...]

Homecoming Offered Something for Everyone!

2018-10-18T10:20:52+00:00 October 16th, 2018|

The Homecoming celebration began Friday with activities for the students and on Saturday included Homecoming events and reunions. A large crowd turned out despite the less than perfect weather and enjoyed many activities and events for all tastes. The weekend kicked off Friday afternoon with students playing giant kickball, giant soccer, giant volleyball, gaga, a [...]

Phillies Broadcaster Opens New School Year at 128th Convocation

2018-09-21T10:01:24+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Phillies broadcaster and former MLB player Ben Davis officially opened the 2018-19 school year during the 128th Convocation on Sept. 12.  Addressing the entire student body, Davis said “Not many young men get the opportunity to be here; take advantage of it. When you graduate you will have no debt, you will have a skill, [...]

Class of 2W1 Begins Their Williamson Journey with FYE

2018-08-31T10:46:52+00:00 August 31st, 2018|

Williamson’s 2018-19 school year is now underway and the Class of 2W1 is beginning their 1,000-day Williamson journey ahead of past classes because they are familiar with the school’s core values, know each other well, have an awareness of the cultural differences among their classmates, and have a little more self-confidence. This all came about [...]

Phillies Broadcaster to Speak at Williamson’s 128th Convocation

2018-09-11T13:42:45+00:00 August 30th, 2018|

Join us live below as Ben Davis, a member of the Phillies broadcast team and Delaware County native, gives the keynote talk at 9 AM, in the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel, on Wednesday, Sept. 12, when Williamson’s Convocation ushers in the 2018-19 school year. He previously spent four years as an in-studio baseball analyst for [...]

Remembering H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest

2018-08-27T13:57:59+00:00 August 27th, 2018|

The world lost a great friend on August 5 when H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, a businessman and philanthropist who helped thousands with his generosity, passed away. He was one of the most generous donors in Williamson history and truly loved the school and its mission. He had been suffering from declining health for several months and [...]

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

2018-08-29T08:59:35+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 [...]