Penn State Worthington Scranton held its 43rd commencement recently. Penn State Worthington Scranton Chancellor Dr. Mary-Beth Krogh-Jespersen, presided, and Terry Pegula, a Penn State and Worthington Scranton alumnus and founder of East Resources Inc., as well as owner of the National Hockey League's Buffalo Sabres, delivered the commencement address.
Graduating with highest distinction were: Roberta Burge, Scott Township; Megan Fuhr, Throop; and Jennifer C. Jurbala, Dickson City. Graduating with distinction were: Danielle E. Dunmire, Throop; Rachael A. Mazza, Archbald; and Alexander W. Olivetti, Throop.
Penn State Worthington Scranton graduates from the area included:
Bachelor of arts degree in American studies: Roberta Burge, Scott Township; Nicholas W. Robinson, Dunmore; and Jason M. Sheridan, Dunmore.
Associate in science in business administration: Stephanie J. Bunk, Archbald.
Bachelor of science, business: Andrew J. Baldan, Mayfield; Christopher F. Giovagnoli, Archbald; Carrie A. Hodovanec, Throop; Danielle R. Jackson, Jermyn; Elissa R. Jackson, Jermyn; Sara J. Jugan, Dickson City; Jennifer C. Jurbala, Dickson City; Evan Kraky, Scott Township; Rosario J. Marchese, Dickson City; Nathan D. Mayne, Eynon; Patrick J. McMynne, Dunmore; Lindsey M. Mellow, Jessup; Joseph A. Mordente, Dunmore; Cynthia J. Parker, Dunmore; Ashley A. Puthorosky, Olyphant; Maureen Tierney Snell, Archbald; Sean D. Thorpe, Dunmore; and Christopher A. Yazinski, Olyphant.
Bachelor of science, human development and family studies: Danielle E. Dunmire, Throop; Kristin A. Lemoncelli, Archbald; Rachael A. Mazza, Archbald; Ashlynd C. McHale, Dunmore; Jessica C. Mumford, Mayfield; Stephanie N. Taylor, Peckville; and Ashley L. Walsh, Olyphant.
Associate in engineering, technology building engineering technology: Emily Balon, Dickson City; and Taryn N. Gilvey, Archbald.
Bachelor of science, information sciences and technology: Jonathan R. Chorba, Archbald; Megan Fuhr, Throop; Karli A. Kordish, Jessup; Matthew T. Malone, Olyphant; Alexander W. Olivetti, Throop; and Christopher Schultz, Peckville.
Associate in science, nursing: Carissa A. Binner, Olyphant; Ashley L. Bortel, Dunmore; Kayle Chesek, Peckville; Lauren E. Dame, Archbald; Leah Gohsler, Dunmore; Melanie C. Keating, Dunmore; Justin J. King, Scott Township; Maureen M. King, Dunmore; Kelly A. Moore, Dickson City; Michele Moskalczyk, Throop; Danielle A. Ogden, Dunmore; Jonathan J. Runco, Throop; Nicole M. Simmons, Olyphant; Danielle Smith, Peckville; Pamela A. Snopek, Archbald; Michael A. Stelma, Olyphant; and Nicole Stombaugh, Olyphant.
Bachelor of science, nursing: Gina M. Gentile, Mayfield; Ann M. Pepson, Jermyn; Mary Regina Perry, Dunmore; Kochey Roshan, Scott Township; and Randy S. Sashko, Archbald.
Associate in engineering technology, electrical engineering technology: Michael L. Bzdick, Blakely.