Hazleton, Pa. - Hazleton Area High School graduate, Geran Triano has committed to attend Penn State Hazleton in the fall of 2016 as a member of the Nittany Lion golf team. The Sugarloaf, Pa. native is excited for the opportunity to continue his education close to home, pursuing a degree in engineering at Penn State.
Triano lettered seven times in high school athletics, participating in golf, swimming and track and field as a javelin thrower. A local USGLL member, Triano positioned himself as one of the top two golfers on the Hazleton squad, twice qualifying for the District 2 championships. In addition to his golf accolades, the recent graduate excelled in the classroom, being named a National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member, an FBLA state qualifier and a participant in the Pennsylvania Governor's STEM competition for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.