October 2003

Timepieces/News


Watch These Grads

Members of the first graduating class of the Lititz Watch Technicum gather with faculty after the schools intensive two-year, 3,000-hour watchmaking program. The graduates successfully completed all necessary exams and now hold diplomas that include the internationally recognized WOSTEP (Watchmakers of Switzerland Training and Education Program) certification. The Lititz Watch Technicum, Lititz, PA, is a not-for-profit foundation fully subsidized by Rolex. Each year the Technicum accepts 12 students. Applications for fall 2004 are being accepted. See www.lititzwatchtechnicum.org or call (717) 625-3787.

Pictured (from left, first row) are Joshua Lake; Rebecca Wilkinson; Laura Martin; Brigitte DeGroff; and Charles Berthiaume, director of the Lititz Watch Technicum; (top row) Hermann Mayer, principal of the Lititz Watch Technicum; Stephen Schwartz, Ronald Landberg and Alan Kidder.

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