Steven C. Kurtz, son of Alan and Andrea Kurtz of New England Valley, Tamaqua, graduated with honors from Penn College of Technology. Commencement exercises were held in May. Kurtz, earned a 4.0 grade point average in the final quarter of the Physical Fitness Specialist Program.

The 2007 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School also holds an associate degree in Business from Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Kurtz resides in Williamsport, where he is employed as a personal trainer and a group exercise instructor at the Fitness Factory.