Catherine Kinley, a 2015 graduate of Walkersville High School, has just completed her degree in English literature from University College of London. This September, she begins work on a Master’s Degree in English Literature at The University of Cambridge, Trinity Hall College, in Cambridge, England.

The following area students graduated on June 16 with degrees from Oregon State University, in Corvallis, Oregon: Eliseo Bell-Uribe, of Frederick, bachelor’s in economics; Caitlin Rath, Hyattsville, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, DVM; and Linnea R. Kriete, cum laude, bachelor’s in fisheries and wildlife sciences.

Mary Baldwin University, in Staunton, Virginia, awarded the following local students degrees during ceremonies on May 20: Ashley Petersen, of Mount Airy, bachelor of arts; and Brianna Summers, of Frederick a bachelor of arts cum laude.

The following area students were named to the provost’s list for the spring semester at Saint Francis University, in Loretto, Pennsylvania: Matthew Fraley, of Frederick, a marketing major; Mary Kinman, of Hagerstown, majoring in health science; and Tyler Magaha, of Frederick, majoring in health science. Nick Reyes, of Hagerstown and majoring in health science, was named to the dean’s list.

Eddie Garcia, of Damascus, is completing an internship requirement this summer with Maryland SoccerPlex and Discovery Sport Center in Boyds. Garcia is a member of the Class of 2018 and majoring in sport management at Colby-Sawyer College, in New London, New Hampshire.

Ashanti Crawford, of New Market, was named to the provost’s list for the spring semester at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York. Erin Cauley, of Mount Airy; Danielle Creedon, of Poolesville; and Nicholas Hoult, of Frederick; were named to the dean’s list.

Denzil Cotera Berndt, of Middletown, was among the 700 graduates honored at Michigan Technological University’s spring commencement, held May 5 in Houghton, Michigan. Berndt received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Berndt is a graduate of Middletown High, parents are Thora Cotera and Denzil Cotera.

Matthew Sadler, of Mount Airy, a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Clarkson University, in Potsdam, New York.

The following area students are members of the Class of 2018 at Elizabethtown College, in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania: Mary Feuz, of Mount Airy, graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education; Kyle Coats, of Jefferson, bachelor’s degree in engineering; Teresa Leyh, of Mount Airy, magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting; Adam Strayton, of Mount Airy, a bachelor’s in industrial engineering management; and Christian Villarosa, of Knoxville, graduated magna cum laude, with a bachelor’s degree in communications.

Two Damascus High School students were recipients of Damascus American Legion Family, Post 171, Auxiliary 171 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 171. Matthew Martin received the Post scholarship and Kimberly Nardi was awarded the Unit’s medical scholarship. Other Post and SAL scholarship winners recognized at their school’s similar ceremonies included Cailyn Barthlow, Clayton Yingling and Thomas Moyer at Linganore High School; Christina Lowell, at Urbana High School; and Kathryn Amor, at Covenant Life High School. The unit also awarded a general scholarship to Christina Shea Lowell, at Urbana High.

Paige Cobb, of Laytonsville, has been named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Siena College, in Loudonville, New York.

Katherine Spaans, of Frederick, was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Fairmont State University, in Fairmont, West Virginia. Kelli Cooper, of Frederick, was named to the dean’s list.

Christian Fay, of Laytonsville; Matthew McDermott, of Hagerstown; and Sophia Williamson, of Clarksburg, received undergraduate degrees from the University of Dayton, in Dayton, Ohio, on May 6.

Connor Gamma, of Darnestown, received the MVP Award for golf at Randolph-Macon Academy, in Front Royal, Virginia. Connor was a sophomore this past school year.

Sean DeLawder, of Frederick, received a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering, cum laude, on May 20 from Tufts University, in Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts.

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