The following students earned Bachelor of Arts in May from St. Mary's College of Maryland:

Bradley Dodson, of Sykesville, earned a degree in biology and a minor in political science;

Thomas Barnes, of Sykesville earned a degree in economics and a minor in political science;

James O'Keefe, of Eldersburg, earned a degree in English and a minor in philosophy;


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Keith Brown, of Eldersburg, earned a degree in mathematics and minors in computer science and economics;

Kelli Pittman, of Sykesville, earned a degree in mathematics and a minor in educational studies;

Emily Johnson, of Brookeville, completed the Scranton Emerging Leaders program, which is a series of weekly workshops for nominated students dedicated to developing and enhancing leadership skills, at the University of Scranton, in Scranton, Pa. She is a sophomore.

The following students earned master's degrees in May from McDaniel College:

Katie Bankard, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in human services management;

Heather Brown, of Eldersburg, earned a master's degree in special education;

Charles Carr, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in counselor education;

Tianne Collins, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in elementary education;

Lisa Cramer, of Eldersburg, earned a master's degree in curriculum and instruction;

Meghan Donahue, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in human resources development;

Deanna Evans, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in elementary education;

Kara Goff, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in secondary education;

Elizabeth Hansen, of Eldersburg, earned a master's degree in counselor education;

Meredith Hughes, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in education (P-12);

Jennifer Lynch, of Eldersburg, earned a master's degree in curriculum and instruction;

Carol Mercer, of Sykesville, earned a master's degree in counselor education;