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Vanderbilt University

Karyn Pieciak graduates with honors

Karyn Pieciak, daughter of Richard and Donna Pieciak, of Sykesville, graduated summa cum laude from The Catholic University of America on May 16 with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing. During her college career, she also completed CUA's honors track and was elected president of the CUA chapter of Habitat for Humanity, as well as participating in and heading up other community outreach projects. Pieciak will be starting her nursing career in Nashville, Tenn., in the critical care unit of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She passed her boards June 16 and is officially a registered nurse.