Congressman Glenn Thompson Receives Friend of Penn State Award
July 3, 2013
Glenn Thompson received the “Friend of Penn State” Award, yesterday, which recognizes
state and federal legislators who have played a significant role in the
continued improvement of Penn State. Thompson is a Penn State Alumni and was
awarded the honor for his active support for Penn State and the college of
Agricultural sciences and his advocacy for the commonwealth’s agricultural
Thompson said he
is proud to receive the award and proud of the school and the members of the
Penn State community who dedicate their lives to serving others.
He also said
that Penn State inspires its students to go out and make a difference in the
world. Thompson received a bachelor’s degree in therapeutic recreation from
Penn State and worked at Centre Crest Nursing home where he became interested
in Health care.