Satisfield graduates from Newberry

Jamaal Malik Satisfield of Lexington Park graduated from Newberry College and was part of spring commencement ceremony, celebrating the accomplishments of 139 graduates on Saturday, May 4, on the Newberry campus in South Carolina.

Hudson earns degree

LeAnne Hudson of Hollywood earned a bachelor of arts in sociology from Coastal Carolina University. Commencement speaker and doctoral candidate Leigha Peterson addressed the graduating class of 2019 — more than 1,200 students — during three separate commencement ceremonies at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center May 10 and 11. She was also named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.

Two earn master’s from McDaniel College

McDaniel College awarded nearly 250 master’s degrees during the college’s 149th commencement ceremony on May 25. Master’s degree recipients included Kayla Jeanne Reed Nakano of Leonardtown and Natalie Lynn Potts of California, both of whom earned master’s degree in curriculum and instruction.

Two make president’s list

Tyra M. Countiss, a biology major from California, and Maggie E. Emmerich, a special education multi-categorical major from Leonardtown, were both named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Coastal Carolina University. To be named to the list, students must achieve a 4.0 GPA for the semester.

Kriz makes dean’s list

Melissa Kriz of Leonardtown qualified for the spring dean’s list at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

Squires inducted into honor society

Haley Squires of California was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Squires was initiated at Frostburg State University.

Two earn degrees from McDaniel College

Bachelor’s degree recipients from McDaniel College included Sean Heming Nodland of California, who graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in history, and Thomas Andrew Beary of Great Mills, who graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in political science. McDaniel College awarded more than 350 bachelor’s degrees during the college’s 149th undergraduate commencement ceremony May 25.

Hanf finishes college

Lindsay T. Hanf of Lexington Park graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering. Hanf was among 3,600 students who received degrees at the May 9 and 10 ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Nepini twins graduate from college

Jonathan Gregory Nepini of California graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in art from McDaniel College on May 25. Nepini also earned Honors in Art and Art History. Select graduating seniors also received awards at the Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation on May 24. Jonathan Nepini was the recipient of The M. Louise Shipley Art Award of Excellence. He plans to attend the Maryland Institute College of Art for a master’s degree in graphic design.

Twin Michael Andrew Nepini of California also graduated summa cum laude from McDaniel College. Michael Nepini was a double major in accounting economics and business administration and has accepted a full-time position as a staff tax accountant at Gross Mendelsohn.

Students named to dean’s lists at Cedarville

Jonathan Cavallaro of Callaway, Kristen Ensminger of California and Samuel Smith of Leonardtown have been named to the Cedarville University dean’s list for spring semester. Students were required to maintain a 3.5 minimum GPA while carrying at least 12 credit hours.

In addition, Heidi Harris from Lexington Park and Bethany Laird from Hollywood have been recognized by Cedarville University for being named to the dean’s honor list for spring semester 2019. They maintained a 3.75 minimum GPA while carrying at least 12 credit hours.

Two finish at York

Over 650 students graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on May 18, including Anna Holmes of Lexington Park, who graduated with a bachelor of science in criminal justice, and Justin Mendoza of Patuxent River, who graduated with a associate of science in criminal justice.

Students named to Mount St. Mary’s list

Mount St. Mary’s University recently announce 665 students earned dean’s list honors for the Spring 2019 semester. They include Taylor Brown of Clements, Taylor Burroughs of Leonardtown, Haley Chainay of Lexington Park, Holly Click of Avenue, James Connelly of Mechanicsville, Jade’ Curtis of Mechanicsville, Andrew Dameron of Dameron, Rachel Delbo of Mechanicsville, Charles Heinze of Charlotte Hall, Lindsay Heinze of Charlotte Hall, Elizabeth O’Hare of Piney Point and Roderick Thomson of Leonardtown.

Lowe makes dean’s list

Brandon Lowe of Hollywood was named to the spring dean’s list at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Penn. In order to qualify for the list, a student must achieve a semester GPA of 3.5 or better out of a possible 4.0. Lowe, currently a sophomore majoring in biochemistry, is the son of Charles and Michelle Lowe and a graduate of Chopticon High School.

Carty graduates at Tufts

Sarah Carty of Great Mills graduated from Tufts University on May 19 with a degree in mechanical engineering, cum laude, during a university-wide commencement ceremony that featured an address by award-winning actress and activist Alfre Woodard. Carty was also named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.

Thompson gets doctorate

Katherine Yvonne Thompson of Chaptico earned a doctor of occupational therapy from Mary Baldwin University in Virginia on May 19.

Lindsay makes dean’s list

The University of Mount Union has announced that Samantha Lindsay of Great Mills has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. Lindsay was one of 630 students named to the list. To be eligible, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours of coursework while achieving a GPA of 3.55 or better with no grade below a B.

Crosby finishes college

Bethany Crosby of Hollywood graduated with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering degree with honors from Lehigh University. During commencement ceremonies on May 20, Lehigh University conferred 1,058 bachelor’s degrees, 339 master’s degrees and 47 doctoral degrees.

Diaz to participate in college work program

University of Alabama student Julianna Diaz of Leonardtown will participate in the school’s Cooperative Education Program this summer. Diaz will be working at Mingledorff’s Inc. In the program, more than 280 students alternate periods of full-time study with periods of full-time employment. This program offers work related to the academic major or career interests of each student.

Cognard-Black named to dean’s list

Katharine Cognard-Black, Class of 2021, from California was named to the dean’s list at Bucknell University during the spring semester. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean’s list recognition.

Donaldson inducted into honor society

Frostburg State University student Tanner Donaldson of St. Marys City was inducted this spring into Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society for first-year college students. With a goal of encouraging and rewarding academic excellence among first-year students, Phi Eta Sigma is the oldest and largest honor society for first-year students.

Traver graduates from Mount Union

On Saturday, May 18, Nathanael Traver of Leonardtown graduated from the University of Mount Union. Traver graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in intervention specialist. He was one of more than 400 graduate and undergraduate students participated in the University of Mount Union’s 173rd commencement.