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.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Engage ideas. This forum is for the exchange of ideas, insights and experiences, not personal attacks. Ad hominen criticisms are not allowed. Focus on ideas instead.
Don't threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
No trolls. Off-topic comments and comments that bait others are not allowed.
No spamming. This is not the place to sell miracle cures.
Say it once. No repeat or repetitive posts, please.
Help us. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.