28th Annual Johnson College Open to be held May 21, 2021

The 28th Annual Johnson College Open will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021, at Pine Hills Country Club in Taylor, PA (rain or shine).  Proceeds from this annual golf tournament support the Johnson College Presidential Scholarship Fund. Each academic year, Presidential Scholarships are awarded to four qualified and deserving full-time students.

Sponsors of the 28th Annual Johnson College Open to date include:

Presenting Sponsor: Gerrity’s Supermarkets

Advertising Sponsor: Lamar Advertising Company

Platinum: Shea Demolition, Inc.

Platinum Marketing Sponsor: Sweda Advertising

Gold Print Sponsor: Sprint Print

Gold Sponsors: Fastenal Company, Johnson Controls, L.R. Costanzo Construction Services Company Inc., Peoples Security Bank and Trust, PNC Bank, Reilly Associates, Simplex Homes, Sordoni Construction Services, Inc., Toyota of Scranton, Stevens & Lee, and Vacendak Construction.

Cart Sponsor: ShopRite

Breakfast Sponsor: Troy Mechanical, Inc.

Lunch Sponsor: Christiano Welding Supply

Dinner Sponsor: Kutztown University  

Gift Sponsor: Action Lift, Inc.

Cocktail Sponsor – Topp Copy

Mulligan Sponsor: A. Pickett Construction, Inc.

Hole in One Sponsor: Gibbons Ford

Photo Caption:

Recently, sponsors of the 28th Annual Johnson College Open met on the Johnson College campus to discuss the event being held on Friday, May 21, 2021, at Pine Hills Country Club in Taylor, PA.  Proceeds from this annual golf tournament support the Johnson College Presidential Scholarship Fund. Left to Right – Row 1: Joyce Fasula- Gerrity’s Supermarket, Katie Leonard, Ed.D.- Johnson College, and Joe Shea ’85 – Shea Demolition, Inc. . Row 2: Atty. Marianne Gilmartin – Stevens & Lee, George Sweda- Sweda Advertising, and Karen Baker- Johnson College. Row 3: Jennifer Davis- Sordoni Construction Services, Inc. and Nick Costanzo- Costanzo Construction Services, Inc. Row 4: Stephen Midura- Johnson Controls, Inc., Nicole Costanzo- PNC Bank, Pat Dietz- Peoples Security Bank & Trust, Laurie McMillan- Kutztown University, and Dave Boniello ’84- Simplex Homes. Row 5: Katie Gallagher- ShopRite, Ashley Beechaver- Gibbons Ford, Patrick Rogers- Toyota of Scranton, and Marcelo DeSousa- Fastenal Company.

Johnson College Open Benefits Students

On May 18, 2012, 120 golfers, which included a record 26 Johnson College alumni, gathered at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountain Top, PA for the benefit of current and future Johnson College students. The 20th Annual Johnson College Open, presented by sponsors Blackout Design and Sweda Advertising, raised over $35,000 – the most money to date for the Presidential Scholarship Fund!

Plans for the 21st Annual Johnson College Open are already underway. The tournament will be held on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountaintop, PA (rain or shine). For more information, contact Stephanie Orzalek, Coordinator of Institutional Advancement, at 570-702-8908 or sorzalek@johnson.edu.


Winners of the 20th Annual Johnson College Open
From left to right: Tom Ruddy; Lamont McClure; Ed Christiano; Joe Kohut


20th Annual Johnson College Open sponsors gather to congratulate Presidential Scholarship recipients.
From left to right (first row): Katie Leonard, Johnson College; Joshua Evarts ’13, Old Forge, Presidential Scholarship recipient, Carpentry & Cabinetmaking Technology; Ali Frankenfield ’13, Phillipsburg, NJ, Presidential Scholarship recipient, Veterinary Technology; Nicholas Desanto ‘14, Jermyn, Presidential Scholarship recipient, Electronic Technology; Stacey Ondik, Sweda Advertising; Stephanie Orzalek, Johnson College
From left to right (middle row):  Nicholas Costanzo, L.R. Costanzo; Donald Kalina, Highland Associates; Dr. Ann L. Pipinski, Johnson College; David Manasek, Manasek Auto Parts, Inc. (A NAPA Dealership)
From left to right (last row):  Joseph Shea ’85, Shea Demolition; Attorney Jill Spott, Sheils Law Associates; Tom Donohue, Lamar Advertising; Attorney Robert Sheils II, Sheils Law Associates