Langan receives honor
BALTIMORE, Md. — Julie Langan, a Jenkins Township resident, recently graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University-Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a minor in spanish.
During the graduation ceremony, Fr. Brian Linane, S.J., president of Loyola University, presented Langan with the Whelan Medal, which is awarded to the graduating senior with the highest academic average in all courses.
At a separate ceremony, Langan received the Grindall Psychology Medal. This honor is bestowed by the psychology department to a graduating senior majoring in psychology.
Langan, the daughter of Jerry and Theresa Langan, Jenkins Township, is a 2012 graduate of Scranton Prep and will return to Loyola as a graduate student.
Mondulick presents research
DALLAS TWP. — Noelle Mondulick, of Harding, a biology major, presented her research, “Expression of Phospodiesterase 7A in Immortalized Schwann Cell Lines,” at the Misericordia University annual Student Research Poster Presentation Day.
Her project was a study on how the Phospodiesterase 7A protein expresses itself within the rat Schwann cell and regulates growth.
Monulick earned her bachelor’s degree in biology at Misericordia University’s 90th commencement May 21.
Local students earn awards
DALLAS TWP. — Tia Spagnuolo, Wyoming, and Stephanie Sutkowski, Pittston, were recently recognized by the Misericordia University for their academic and clinical accomplishments.
Spagnuolo received the Speech-Language Pathology Academic Excellence Award while Sutkowski was presented with the Speech-Language Pathology Research Excellence Award.
Remsky presented with award
DALLAS TWP. — Nicholas Remsky, Pittston, was recently presented with the Award for Excellence in Government, Law and National Security at Misericordia University for being a top graduate.
Fay receives degree
PHILADELPHIA — Dr. Caitlin Fay, Duryea, recently received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences, on May 25.
She was president of the Alpha Sigma Tau sorority at The University of the Sciences and a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society.
Fay was valedictorian of Pittston Area High School’s class of 2010 and is the daughter of Richard and Lynne Fay.
She resides in Camp Hill and works as a pharmacist for CVS.
Resident graduates from boot camp
GREAT LAKES, Ill. — E-2 David P. DeLeo, 20, of Pittston, graduated from United States Navy Boot Camp at the Navy’s only Recruit Training Command located in Great Lakes, Illinois on May 27.
DeLeo successfully completed eight weeks of intensive basic training as one of 658 Recruits in Training Division 195. While in basic training, DeLeo learned the skills to become a sailor and served as Ships Crew Master at Arms, graduating in the top five percent of his ship.
DeLeo will report to Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas for six months to learn the critical skill as Corpsman.
Locals graduate from Lackawanna
SCRANTON — The following Greater Pittston residents recently participated in Lackawanna Colegge’s 122nd commencement on May 21.
Christopher Victor Rodrigues, Avoca, Criminal Justice-Counseling; Ryan David Hawkley, Avoca, Criminal Justice-Police; Theo Kumala, Avoca, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management; Michael Andrew Panuski, Pittston, Natural Gas Technology; Loryn Peters, Duryea, Petroleum & Natural Gas Measurement and Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology; Neil Gerard Lucas, Wyoming, Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology; Nicholas Poplarchick, Duryea, Physical Thereapist Assistant.
Locals earn dean’s list
SLIPPERY ROCK — Hannah Shelley and Lauryn Chromey, both of Exeter, earned dean’s list honors following the spring semester at Slippery Rock University.