The following students were awarded bachelor’s degrees unless otherwise noted:
UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
Austintown: Destinee Hicks, fashion merchandising.
Berlin Center: Nicholas Graf, emergency medical services technology.
Boardman: Jessica Billock, early-childhood education; Katie Hawkins, middle-level education; Lindsey Swartz, early-childhood education; Allison Turney, early-childhood education.
Brookfield: Daniel Davies, sport studies.
Canfield: Aaron Kwolek, biology.
Columbiana: Katelyn Kimpel, business and organizational communication.
Cortland: Angela Dicesare, information systems management; Sarah Noble, mental health counseling.
Diamond: Brent Brown, music education.
East Palestine: Janelle Leeson, biology.
Girard: Emily Avery, middle-level education; Kaitlin Irgang, business and organizational communication.
Hermitage, Pa.: Stephanie Lauderbaugh, law.
Homeworth: Jessica Wallace, human-resources management.
Hubbard: Sarah DeJulio, marketing management.
Lisbon: Brandy Doyle, marketing management.
Masury: Jeffrey Hansen, physical education.
Mineral Ridge: Kiersten Siler, art.
New Castle, Pa: Julie Cugini, business and organizational communication; Michael Cugini, human resource management.
New Middletown: DeAnna D’Egidio, theater.
Newton Falls: Matthew Prusky, construction engineering technology.
North Benton: Jonathan McClure, associate in social studies.
Poland: Matthew Sympson, communication.
Salem: James Panezott, human resources management.
Southington: Anthony Daugherty, sport studies and management.
Warren: Desa Banish, international business; Malaynia Spiva, communication; Michael Safos, social sciences; Clifford Roberts, sport studies.
Youngstown: Robert Williams, information systems management; Abdul Matthews, associate in community services technology; Tracy Steele, speech-language pathology.