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Local students were among those receiving degrees during the May 20 commencement exercises at King's College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Sean W. Floto, of Hampstead, received a Bachelor of Science Business Administration, international business degree; and Edward L. Merrill, of Hampstead, received a Bachelor of Science Business Administration, management degree.

Katie de Lange, of Finksburg, attended the prestigious Women in Engineering program at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan. More than 120 young women from 12 states were accepted into this highly competitive scholarship program. In addition, young women from England, Colombia, Chile and Bahrain participated in the program, which is part of Michigan Tech's Summer Youth Programs. WIE is weeklong look at engineering careers in areas such as mechanical, computer, environmental, electrical, biomedical, civil, geological and materials engineering. Attendees explored engineering with group projects such as designing a building strong enough to withstand an earthquake, creating an artificial intelligence army and more; and received information from female role models working in engineering fields. Students accepted in the WIE program receive a scholarship covering tuition, room and board, and supplies. In addition, participants experienced college life by staying in residence halls, eating in university cafeterias and exploring campus life.


The following local students are among the May 2018 graduates of Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, Pennsylvania: Kelsey Allen, of New Windsor, Bachelor of Science, conservation and wildlife management; Rebecca Reed, of Finksburg, associate degree in equine management and Bachelor of Science, biology; Aaron Robey, of Westminster, Bachelor of Science, agribusiness; and Kayla Trace, of Mount Airy, Bachelor of Science, zoo science.

Olivia I. Zachman, of Hampstead, was nominated into Chi Alpha Sigma at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York. A member of the women's golf team, Zachman attended North Carroll High School and is a member of the Class of 2019, majoring in history. Students are nominated by their head coaches for their contributions to their team, for their moral character and for having achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher.


Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, welcomed nearly 700 first-year students into the class of 2022, including Thomas Lowe, of Westminster, mechanical engineering major; and Ryan Marr, of Taneytown, business administration major.

Patrick M. Miller, of Taneytown, has reserved a place among more than 1,500 students at SUNY Oswego, Oswego, New York. Miller attended Francis Scott Key High School, and intends to major in meteorology.

The following local students have received scholarships for study at Frostburg State University: Donald Linn, of Detour, received the Jeffrey P. and Carol A. Fegan Presidential Merit Scholarship, Loats Foundation Scholarship, Michael Schrodel Scholarship and FSU Excellence Scholarship. Linn attended Walkersville High School. Edward Rothe, of Union Bridge, received the Dr. Harold and Jeanne Cordts Scholarship. Rothe attended Linganore High School. Joshua Taylor, of Mount Airy, received the Academic Leadership Scholarship. Taylor attended Linganore High School.

Anneliese Grace Hibbs, of Sykesville, was among more than 1,000 summer semester graduates from Clemson University , in South Carolina, with a Master of Science in parks, recreation and tourism management.