At the 154th commencement ceremonies at Frostburg State University in May, the following area residents were awarded bachelor’s degrees: Abigail Albury, of Hagerstown, health science; Thomas Allen, of Damascus, athletic training; Aynalem Assefa, of Frederick, nursing; Dustin Baker, of Thurmont, wildlife and fisheries; Meghan Barker, of Frederick, biology; Carrie Barr, of Smithsburg, early childhood/elementary education; Hayden Barrick, of Frederick; psychology; Stacie Baust, of Rocky Ridge, early childhood/elementary education; Ryan Baxter, of Ijamsville, law and society and political science; Brooke Bingaman, of Hagerstown, early childhood/elementary education; Truman Boyer, of Smithsburg, physics and mathematics; Kelsey Breakall, of Hagerstown, psychology; Tessa Brewer, of Thurmont, communication studies; Julia Burdette, of Boonsboro, business administration; Jame Burton, of Boonsboro, business administration; Kelly Cameron, of Frederick, business administration; Paolo Chiarelli, of Monrovia, secure computing and information assistance; and Ashley Clifford, of Hagerstown; business administration.

Also, Alicia Cloyd, of Damascus, business administration; Andrea Constant, of Frederick, sociology and social science; Joe Cooper, of Mount Airy, business administration; Allen Cruz-Lopez, of Damascus, accounting, Grace Daigle, of New Windsor, foreign languages and literature; Travis Dodson, of Hagerstown, art and design; Morgan Drenner, of Hagerstown, early childhood/elementary education; Kareena Faber, of Walkersville, recreation and parks management; Damilola Fagbohun, of Monrovia, accounting; Danielle Ferris, of New Market, early childhood/elementary education; Marquise Fields, of Mount Airy, English; Lindsay Finkelstien, of Boyds, recreation and parks management; Monique Ford, of Frederick, nursing; Josiah Freese, of Mount Airy, wildlife and fisheries; Samuel Galloway, of Frederick, computer science; Brandon Ganz, of Frederick, psychology; Patricia Goebel, of Boonsboro, liberal studies; and Sonya Goebel, of Boonsboro, early childhood/elementary education.

Carmen Grimes, of New Market, music; Lexie Grimm, of Frederick, health science; Carter Hughes, of Hagerstown, geography and mathematics; Karley Hutchinson, of Mount Airy, sociology; Renee Hyrkas, of Frederick, nursing; Victor James, of Smithsburg, psychology; Julie Kamga, of Hagerstown, business administration; Megan Kelly, of Mount Airy, recreation and parks management; Bailey Kight, of Hagerstown, English; Erikas Laignel, of Frederick, computer science and mathematics; Kayte Lambert, of Frederick, nursing; Rhianna Lapen, of Mount Airy, athletic training; Brian Leech, of Hagerstown, engineering; Brandy Lewis, of Myersville, nursing; Eric Lokken, of Boonsboro, business administration; Alexander Mann, of Frederick, history; Danielle McCain, of Hagerstown, nursing; Shannon McCoy, of Jefferson, early childhood/elementary education; Kaitlyn McQuade, of Middletown, nursing; Hayley Meunier, of Thurmont, liberal studies; Nathaniel Mullins, of Frederick, geography; Karen Murtaugh, of Frederick, business administration; and Judith Niji, of Hagerstown, early childhood/elementary education.

Also, Brent Patterson, of Frederick, engineering; Monica Pennington, of Frederick, early childhood/elementary education; Gaby Perez Torres, of Hagerstown, accounting; Brianna Puryear, of Frederick, elementary education; Kade Ramm, of Clarksburg, recreation and parks management; Mekayla Reynolds, of Frederick biology; Savannah Rhoderick, of New Windsor, nursing; Jensen Riley, of Boonsboro, art and design; Edward Rothe, of Union Bridge, health and physical education; Keiry Salgado, of Frederick, business administration; Jenna Simane, of Smithsburg, elementary/middle school dual certification; Kirsten Talbert, of Boonsboro, early childhood/elementary education; Nickolas Triantis, of Frederick, wildlife and fisheries; Hailey Turney, of Woodbine, English; Hannah Twigg, of Jefferson, art and design; Hersha Wastler, of Middletown, nursing; Riley Wieseckel, of Mount Airy, computer science; Emily Wood, of Frederick, social science; Hanna Woods, of Hagerstown, psychology; and Rebeckah-Reed Young, of Keedysville, early childhood/elementary education.

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