Drs. Anderson, Petrychenko Awards given to Konstas and Lazzeri

Misericordia University recently recognized the academic accomplishments in biology of graduating students Amanda Lazzeri of Shavertown, Pa., and Anna Konstas of Montrose, Pa., by presenting them with prestigious academic awards at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on campus.

The students received their degrees May 17th at Misericordia University’s 88th annual commencement at the Anderson Sports and Health Center on campus.
Konstas was presented with the Dr. Robert Anderson Award in Pre-Medicine, which is given to the outstanding graduate in the pre-medicine curriculum for academic excellence, as well as for service and leadership to the University.
Lazzeri was awarded the Dr. Tatjana Petrychenko Award that was established by the Misericordia University Biological Society. The award is presented in recognition of outstanding achievement in biology.

Anthony Serino, Ph.D., associate professor of biology, far left, and Angela Asirvatham, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Biology, far right, pose with award recipients Anna Konstas, center left, and Amanda Lazzeri.