Ancilla College Students Graduate

Ancilla College graduated its 48th class in school history on Saturday, with 65 students awarded degrees. “This is an excellent graduating class,” said Ancilla College President Dr. Ken Zirkle. “I am very proud of the graduates; a number of whom are already accepted and enrolled in four-year programs or are already placed in jobs that came as a result of their education here at Ancilla.”

Of the graduates, 13 were recognized during a Friday honors convocation for graduating Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and Cum Laude. Another 20 were honored for their affiliation with Ancilla’s Beta Beta Beta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society in American higher education. 25 graduates were honored with being named among Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.

Graduates receiving additional special honors were: Melissa Barenie, Rochester, Ind. (Departmental Honor for Nursing); Jacob Burgo, Walkerton, Ind. (Scholar of Distinction; Departmental Honor for Science, Math and Information Technology; Portfolio Award); Autumn Ganser, Plymouth Ind. (Departmental Honor for Business Administration, Scholar Athlete); Madyson Price, Logansport, Ind. (All Indiana Award); Chase Smith, Frankton, Ind. (Scholar Athlete); Jennifer Strickland, Plymouth, Ind. (Departmental Honor for Behavioral Science); Adam Stull, Walkerton, Ind. (Departmental Award for Business Administration).

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