The following students were awarded bachelor’s degrees unless otherwise noted:


Austintown: Ashley Williams, biology.

Boardman: Steven Kandray, marketing.

Canfield: Taylor Carkido, English literature; David Constas, Japanese; Megan Straub, intervention specialist.

Cortland: Jonathan Biehl, intervention specialist.

Farrell, Pa.: Amber Askin, media computing.

Homeworth: Cali Granger, biology.

Leetonia: Noble Hicks, financial mathematics; Jocelyne Riehl, applied criminal justice and French.

Lisbon: Jessica Ritchie, music education.

McDonald: Abigail Reckard, Spanish and sociology.

New Castle, Pa.: Andrew DeRosa, communication.

New Middletown: Whitney Yaeger, applied criminal justice.

New Waterford: Amanda Robb, early childhood education.

Newton Falls: Joseph Giuliano, international studies.

Niles: Stephanie Phelps, French; Zakary Stanton, athletic training.

North Lima: Katelyn Chef, writing.

Poland: Stephanie Ciccone, exercise science; Nicholas Elliott, economics; Alayna Mucci, early childhood education; Samantha Stilson, music and neuroscience; Trent Vallinger, exercise science.

Salem: Victoria Altomare, art and biology; Eric Bates, management; Jonathon Karmazin, applied criminal justice; Margaret Miller, sport business; John Schuster, history; Bailey Yoder, history.

Salineville: Rachel Phillips, intervention specialist; Harold Raffle, business administration.

Sebring: Felicity Devies, biology; Travis Irwin, marketing; Danielle Seidel, exercise science.

Transfer, Pa: Kevin Leskovec, marketing.

Warren: Tyler Day, international business and economics; Karen Ditchey, biochemistry; Corinne LaMarco, marketing; Rachel Romine, early childhood education; Megan Rupert, applied criminal justice; Megan Smith, communication.

West Middlesex, Pa.: Kori Aubel, biology.

Winona: Taylor Phillips, accounting.

Youngstown: Kayleigh Eddy, music education; Lauren Frost, middle childhood education; Rebecca Hartz, early childhood education; Brenna Weaver, accounting and health care management.


Austintown: Nicole Camens, health sciences; Rebecca Evans, business administration; James Jackson, doctorate of philosophy; Miranda Polito, master’s in science.

Boardman: Kelsey Graham, art history; Lyndsie Hall, master’s in education; Kevin Mills, civil engineering; Allyson Somers, master’s in science.

Canfield: Rachel Fisher, business administration.

Columbiana: Kimberly Burkey, education.

Cortland: John Hickey, electrical engineering; Alexa Johnson, arts.

Farmdale: Brittany McElwain, aerospace engineering.

Girard: Maggie Charles, arts; Tracey Ryser, master’s in education.

Hanoverton: Kelsey Crismon, fine arts.

Hubbard: Lauren Fink, music.

Lowellville: Allyson Lacivita, master’s in science.

Poland: Colleen Hernan, master’s in education; Michael Platz, business administration.

Vienna: Megan Philibin, architecture.

Warren: Alison Dusz, master’s in nursing; Heidi Harraman, master’s in nursing; Kimberly Massary, master’s in science; Kenneth Gingrich, master’s in theological studies.

Youngstown: Richard Oliver, arts; Michele Smith, arts; Lindsey White, master’s in nursing.


Columbiana: Katie Bush, master’s in curriculum and instruction; Brian Glick, computer science; Richard Rankin, organizational management.

Cortland: Corey Clark, philosophy; Kayleigh Hartman, communication arts; Samuel Jenkins, nursing.

Diamond: Dale Steele, master’s in business administration.

Homeworth: Robert Suitca, business administration.

Hanoverton: Terry Rosenberg, business administration.

Hubbard: Sean Offerdahl, business administration.

McDonald: Kayla Devitto, communication arts.

Mercer, Pa.: Maria Baker, early childhood education.

Mineral Ridge: Karissa Milliron, psychology.

North Benton: Stephanie Barr, master’s in intervention specialist; Sara Hawkins, master’s in organizational leadership.

Salem: Michael Barnes, youth and sports ministries; Ronald Irey, master’s in business administration; Candice McDonald, master’s in organizational leadership; Abigail Porter, psychology; Diana Wallace, early childhood education; Ashley Webb, master’s in school counseling; Chelsea Weikart, communication arts.

Sharon, Pa.: Kelsey Horvath, exercise science.

Warren: Amber Albani, psychology.

Washingtonville: Jacob Shar, bible and theology.

Youngstown: Victoria Bankhead, integrated language arts; Amy Gebhardt, organizational management; Melinda Posterli, organizational management.

WALSH UNIVERSITY, North Canton, Ohio

Boardman: Brandi Brown, master’s in education; Annamarie Calo, science; Lindsay Sechrist, master’s in education; Allison St. George, arts: Mary Vinopal, nursing.

Canfield: Taylor Hair, master’s in education; Theresa Izzo, science; Molly Martin, education; Roberto Morales, arts; Kelly Sklenar, science.

Columbiana: Amanda Crowl, nursing; Jack Dawson, science; Kylee Dawson, science; Courtney Mohney, nursing.

Cortland: Shantil Dickerson, science; Lynnsie Dixon, arts; Matthew Voytek, arts.

East Rochester: Tina Pitre, master’s in art.

Enon Valley, Pa.: Leah Beatty, arts.

Farmdale: Michelle Sloan, nursing.

Homeworth: Corey Farnsworth, arts.

Mineral Ridge: Terri Kenner, master’s in education.

New Middletown: Ursula Buzzacco, arts.

Newton Falls: Ashley Walker, science and arts.

Poland: Jessica Farragher, nursing; Maggie Finnerty, arts.

Salineville: Dustin Dorris, arts.

Warren: Clay Cooper, arts; Kelsey Ozanich, arts; Morgan Piacquadio, nursing.

West Middlesex, Pa.: Cody Kilar, science; Jessica Williams, master’s in education.

Youngstown: Melissa Crump, master’s in education; Maurice Jones Jr., arts; Patrick McCarthy, arts; Robert Wigfall Jr., arts; Chloe Zidian, arts.

Don't Miss a Story

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily news directly in your inbox.