Woody Metcalf
Engineering Facility
Dedication Ceremony
February 27, 2012
Ivyland, Pennsylvania

On February 27, 2012 Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation dedicated their primary Engineering laboratory in Ivyland, PA. as the Woody Metcalf Engineering Facility. In attendance were dignitaries, coworkers and friends from NADC, NAVAIR and Industry. The Metcalf family, led by Mrs. Patricia Metcalf, expressed their heartfelt appreciation for the memorial dedication and the participation by all.

Woody worked at NADC for over 30 years and at Navmar for 11 years, He was an outstanding engineering technician with stellar professional, personal and family attributes that left lasting impressions on everyone whose life he touched. Memories of those qualities, with sprinkles of humorous anectodes were poignantly recalled by speakers Chyau Shen, Harry Koper, Fran Chamberlain and Franz Bohn. Keynote speaker, and Navmar CEO, Tom Fenerty provided moving recollections of the many positive experiences throughout their business association and lasting friendship. The highlight of the dedication was the official ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by the unveiling of the Woody Metcalf Engineering Laboratory sign and the dedication of the Woody Metcalf memorial plaque, with the following inscription:

Woody's wife, Pat, daughter, Shay Drumbore, daughter Bryn Cressman and son, Ryan
Fran Chamberlain, Woody's daughter, Shay Drumbore, and son Ryan Metcalf
Brian Hazlett explaining the NASC system to Pat Metcalf, Woody's sister Robyn Metcalf, and Pat's brother Bill McGowan
Brian giving Pat Metcalf a tour of the facility
Brian and Pat Metcalf
Robyn Metcalf, Pat Metcalf, and Brian
Pat Metcalf, Fran Chamberlain and Ellen McGrody
Mike Mocenter and Harry Koper
Ceremony seating area, Harry Koper in background
Ellen McGrody, Joe Kramley, Pat Metcalf, Vince Huber, Chyau Shen
Larry Coar, Steve Fleischut
George Uhall and Mike Mocenter
Harry Koper, George Uhall, Fran Chamberlain, Vince Huber, Ellen McGrody, Chyau Shen, and Mike Mocenter
Harry Koper, George Uhall, Fran Chamberlain, Vince Huber, Ellen McGrody, Chyau Shen, and Mike Mocenter
Tom Fenerty, Pat Metcalf
Franz Bohn, Pat Metcalf, Tom fenerty, Mike Mocenter in background.
George Uhall, Maryanne Fenerty (standing), Harry Koper and wife with Vince Huber between and behind
Pat Metcalf, Tom Fenerty
Franz Bohn WELCOME
Franz Bohn WELCOME
Tom Fenerty, Chyau Shen, Fran Chamberlain, Paul Reimel
Franz Bohn, recollections of Woody
Some of the Ivyland Team: Bob Bauder, Chris Patton, Ken Lewko, Dennis McCandless, Chris McCandless, Mike Byrd
Saluting the Ivyland NASC team (standing at rear) that helped to make the dedication a resounding success
Franz Bohn speaking as the audience looks on
Chyau Shen
Fran Chamberlain
Chyau Shen
Fran Chamberlain
Tom Fenerty, keynote speaker
Franz Bohn, Tom Fenerty
Ribbon Cutting ceremony, Chyau Shen, Tom Fenerty, Pat Metcalf, Daughter Shay Drumbore, Ryan Metcalf, Fran Chamberlain
Sign Unveiling, Pat Metcalf out of picture at left and daughter Shay Drumbore
The veil is removed as Franz Bohn and the rest of the audience looks on
Pat Metcalf takes her first look at the sign
Franz Bohn reading the Woody Metcalf plaque
Franz Bohn points to the dedication sign
Pat Metcalf speaking, Ryan Metcalf, daughter Shay Drumbore, Franz Bohn
Franz Bohn ceremony conclusion
Franz Bohn, Tom Fenerty, Unveiling Dedication commemorative mugs
Tom Fenerty with Commemorative mugs
Ivyland workforce in front of sign, Phil Sapovits, Bryan Hazlett
Woody Mecalf Engineering facility sign
Franz Bohn, Tom Wallace, Mike Zumstein, Chris McCandless, Dennis McCandless
Franz Bohn & Pat Metcalf with Dedication signature card
Franz Bohn & Pat Metcalf with Dedication signature card

Web page design and most photographs by Doug Crompton. Thanks to Franz Bohn, NASC for additional contributions.