Pittston Area’s Michael Mikitish announced his commitment to play soccer at Penn College in Williamsport during a recent signing ceremony at the school Cefalo Athletic Fieldhouse. From left, seated, are Elizabeth Mikitish, sister; Michelle Mikitish, mother; Michael Mikitish, Peter Mikitish, father; and Katrina Mikitish, sister. Standing, Pittston Area assistant principal Chris Lazevnick, principal John Haas, Rosanne Ricotta, president, Pittston Area School Board; coach James Bell; athletic director Charlie Turco. Mikitish, who plans to study civil engineering and surveying, played soccer for all four years for the Patriots where he was a starting back. He is also a middle distance runner on the track and field team. Penn College competes on the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III level.