Surprising People: Spring 2014

Video posted March 26, 2014 in News by Jaime Pritzker, Kelsey Lukas and Melissa Michaelis


Andrew  DiPietrantonio is a senior RPTM major here at Penn State. When he is not in class or at his internship with B94.5 he is Ike the Spike. Ike is the mascot for the State College Spikes baseball team. Andrew has been working for the Spikes for the past two years, but was given the honor to become the lead mascot for 2014.

James Damiano is the head coach of the club swim team at Penn State. He spends his free time playing guitar and piano.

Rita Seith is a junior at Penn State who enjoys running, arts and crafts and cooking. She is also the president of the swing dance club. She was introduced to the club by a friend who ended up not being so fond of swing dancing. Rita however, fell in love with the hobby and the people. Swing dancing now plays a huge role in her life.