Graduates recognized for completing University Honors Program


Misericordia University recently recognized the academic accomplishments of students who completed the University Honors Program by awarding them each a gold stole and keychain at the institution’s annual Honors and Awards Ceremony at Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall.

The students each received each received a gold stole to wear at the 88th annual Commencement ceremony, which was held May 17, and a silver and gold keychain in commemoration of completing the program. Those honored included: Heather Arnold, Beaver, Pa.; Catie Becker, Shickshinny, Pa.; Andrea Carr, Dallas, Pa.; Victoria Flormann, Prospect, Conn.; Auraleah Grega, Wapwallopen, Pa.; Jacob Hebda, Dallas, Pa.; Anna Konstas, Montrose, Pa.; Sarah Nowalis, Forty Fort, Pa.; Katie O’Hearn, Scranton, Pa.; Amelia Poplawski, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and Theodore Schaeffer, Bridgeton, N.J.
The University Honors program requires students to participate in honors sections of their core courses, participate in Honors Exploration Seminars, complete an Honors Capstone project and achieve a grade point average above 3.25.
Misericordia University recognized students, seated from left, Catie Becker, Amelia Poplawski, Heather Arnold, Anna Konstas and Andrea Carr; standing, Theodore Schaefer, Katie O’Hearn, Sarah Nowalis, Victoria Flormann, Auraleah Grega, Jacob Hebda and Thomas Hajkowski, Ph.D., associate professor of history and co-chair of the Honors Program.