Baltimore Sun

Head of Class: Awards and accolades for area students

The following students earned degrees from Drexel University, in Philadelphia.

Jesse Fidati, of Lutherville, Bachelor of Science in business administration; Maeve McKew, of Towson, Master of Science; Hannah Olin, of Lutherville, Bachelor of Science; and Meghal Patel, of Lutherville, Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering.


Tony Catalfamo, of Towson, was named to the president's list for the fourth quarter for 2011-12 at Randolph-Macon Academy, in Front Royal, Va.

The following students graduated from Salisbury University, in Salisbury.


Cockeysville residents include Samuel Hopkins, Bachelor of Arts, economics; Audrey Dittman, Bachelor of Science, exercise science, magna cum laude; Kelsey McGee, Bachelor of Science, mathematics, cum laude; Theresa Pilarski, Bachelor of Science, exercise science; Jaime Sunday, Bachelor of Arts, communication arts; and Meghan Wheatley, Bachelor of Science, management.

Lutherville area residents include Richard James Jr., Bachelor of Science, management and marketing; and Nicholas Jones, Master of Science, education.

Timonium residents Miles Connolly, Bachelor of Science, finance, magna cum laude; Gregory Lastner, Bachelor of Science, finance; and Lucy Schultz, Bachelor of Arts, communication arts.

Towson residents include Michael Bracken, Bachelor of Science, mathematics; Paul Cyryca, Master of Arts, history; Andrew Gabell, Bachelor of Science, management; Ryan Maluski, Bachelor of Arts, economics; and Caitlin Powers, Bachelor of Arts, social work, cum laude; Christina Smearman, Bachelor of Science, elementary education, magna cum laude; Sara Williams, Bachelor of Science, health; and Adam Paterakis, of Ruxton, Bachelor of Science, management.

John Stephens, of Cockeysville, and Emine Atayurt, of Towson, participated in the summer program at Purdue University, in West Lafayette, Ind., the first step in becoming Boilermakers in the annual STAR program.

Jacob Shapiro, of Lutherville was named to the spring 2012 dean's list at Curry College, Milton, Mass.