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Thiel College awards degrees to members of the Class of 2020


Thiel College awards degrees to members of the Class of 2020

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College recently awarded diplomas to its graduates following its spring 2020 academic semester.

Below are graduates listed by hometowns and states.

Forty-three students gradauted with Latin honrs, highlighted by 19 students who graduated summa cum laude, which are the highest Latin honors dedicated for students who graduate with a grade point average above 3.8. Ten students had a GPA between 3.6 and 3.79 to earn magna cum laude, and 14 students were awarded cum laude status with a grade point average of 3.4 to 3.59.

Student Degree City State Latin Honors
Christopher Alejandro Rosales B.A. Port Saint Lucie Fla.  
Shotaro Kawaguchi B.A. Tokyo Japan  
Ashley Eve Prout B.S. Topsham Maine  
Diana Deborah Sophia Sileshi B.A. Baltimore Md.  
Quinn McCarthy Ursprung B.A. Bel Air Md. Cum Laude
D'ondre Jefferson Merren B.A. Brooklyn Md.  
Sebastian Micheal Kolker B.A. Dundalk Md.  
Erica Marie Auberzinski B.A. Odenton Md.  
Yoseph Bekele B.S. Silver Spring Md.  
Katlyn Nicole Pennell B.A. Mooresville N.C.  
Niasia Wind La Rosa B.A. Hawthorne N.J.  
Alexandra Joan Helbig B.A. Pittstown N.J.  
Marko Bakovic B.A. Stockholm N.J.  
Chase Magdaline Gifford B.S. Buffalo N.Y. Magna Cum Laude
Gabriel Thomas Dingman B.A. Castleton N.Y.  
Michael Peter Damico B.A. Hamburg N.Y.  
Andrew James Miller B.A. Macedon N.Y.  
Jacob Carter DeRue B.A. Penfield N.Y. Summa Cum Laude
Gavin Michael Colligan B.A. Portville N.Y.  
Luke Michael Lindeman B.A. Westfield N.Y. Magna Cum Laude
Marissa Ann Ramirez B.A. Amherst Ohio  
Alyssa Marie Hilliard B.A. Baltimore Ohio  
Zachary Matthew Oliver B.A. Bridgeport Ohio  
Emma Morgan Polinski B.A. Brunswick Ohio  
Brenna Lynn Parsley B.A. Carroll Ohio Magna Cum Laude
Taraneh Nicole French B.A. Cleveland Ohio  
Michael Jazz Ricks B.A. Cleveland Ohio  
Brijae Arielle Journée B.A. Euclid Ohio  
Courtney Lynn Harriman B.A. Geneva Ohio Summa Cum Laude
Robert Joseph Micsky Jr. B.A. Geneva Ohio Cum Laude
Joseph Gerald Mott B.A. Kinsman Ohio  
Daniel Witosky B.A. Lancaster Ohio Magna Cum Laude
Macey Nicole Garland B.A. Mineral Ridge Ohio Summa Cum Laude
Madeline Ann Sollers B.A. Mogadore Ohio  
Allison Marie Hamilton B.S. Norton Ohio  
Jack Michael Fontana B.S. Olmsted Falls Ohio Cum Laude
Kiara Monealynn Kind B.A. Solon Ohio  
Austin James Bowman B.A. South Euclid Ohio  
Gabriella C. Vapenik B.A. Strongsville Ohio  
Tyler Joshua Novak B.A. Wellington Ohio  
Jabraya Moore B.A. Youngstown Ohio  
Carrie Elizabeth Severt B.A. Evans City Pa.  
Daniel Joseph Yoest B.A. McMurray Pa.  
Griffin William Curry B.A. Aliquippa Pa. Magna Cum Laude
James Harold Kimbrough III B.A. Aliquippa Pa.  
Elijah Sklack B.A. Aliquippa Pa.  
Mark Andrew Kopinski B.S. Allison Park Pa.  
Colten James Imler B.S. Altoona Pa.  
Samantha Lynn Kurchena B.A. Bridgeville Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Jacob Anthony Paci B.A. Brownsville Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Braden Lee Baideme B.A. Butler Pa.  
Joseph-James Houston Raab B.A. Butler Pa.  
Mitchell Thomas Patterson B.A. Canonsburg Pa.  
Bailey Rose Smith B.A. Carnegie Pa.  
Christian Pierre Aldrich B.A. Cranberry Pa.  
Dominic Maliek Farabaugh B.A. Cresson Pa.  
Kaila Jean Carolus B.A. Edinboro Pa. Cum Laude
Taylor Nicole Guth B.A. Ellwood City Pa. Magna Cum Laude
Crystal Lynne Sams B.A. Emporium Pa. Summa Cum Laude
John Thomas Bowen B.A. Erie Pa. Cum Laude
Laura Caroline Hardner B.A. Erie Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Margaret Rose Nee B.S. Erie Pa. Magna Cum Laude
Rebecca Anne Dougherty B.A. Farmount City Pa.  
James Joseph Buckley III B.A. Freeport Pa.  
Logan Jane Addison B.A. Greenville Pa. Summa Cum Laude
David Blair Blaney B.A. Greenville Pa.  
Matthew James Crawford B.A. Greenville Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Gage Alexander Gladysz B.A. Greenville Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Hunter David Hause B.A. Greenville Pa.  
Brenten James Henderson B.A. Greenville Pa. Cum Laude
Amelia Louise Mutinelli B.A. Greenville Pa.  
Anthony Michael Sellards B.A. Greenville Pa.  
Scott Alan Simcoe B.A. Greenville Pa. Cum Laude
Alyssa Vestal B.A. Greenville Pa.  
Shawn Michael Seybert B.A. Grove City Pa.  
Angel Lee Bartholomew B.A. Hadley Pa. Cum Laude
Michel Jamal Duncan B.A. Harrisburgh Pa. Magna Cum Laude
Devan Lee Van Vliet B.S. Hellertown Pa. Cum Laude
Theresa Marie Kretzmer B.A. Hermitage Pa.  
Joshua Cody Myers B.A. Hermitage Pa.  
Leah Marjorie Woytek B.A. Hillsville Pa. Cum Laude
Jacob Brian Clark B.A. Jamestown Pa.  
Rachael Kathleen Harnett B.A. Jamestown Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Shelley Jo Wolford B.A. Jamestown Pa.  
Breanna Lyn Mesich B.S. Jeannette Pa. Magna Cum Laude
Nash Bryon Matson B.A. Kittanning Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Lexi Shantel Callander B.A. Knox Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Matthew J. Hess B.A. Lake City Pa.  
Bo Hunter Scalise B.S. Lake City Pa. Magna Cum Laude
Cassandra Lucy Gray B.A. Leechburg Pa.  
Justin Michael Pearce B.A. Leechburg Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Olivia Anna Stone B.A. Ludlow Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Alec Charles Hoffman B.A. McKees Rocks Pa.  
Vanessa Jayne Falce B.A. McKeesport Pa.  
Trevor Alan Smith B.A. Meadville Pa.  
Austin Gregory Hall B.A. Mercer Pa.  
Wesley Philip Hyslop B.A. Monongahela Pa. Cum Laude
Alexander Pollock B.A. Monroeville Pa.  
Christopher Michael Felger B.A. New Castle Pa.  
Dylan Jeffrey Kleckner B.S. New Castle Pa.  
Annmarie Nicole Moore B.A. New Castle Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Zachary Robert Young B.A. North Versailles Pa.  
Andrew Jay Giesey B.A. Penn Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Jensen Leigh Bucci B.A. Pittsburgh Pa.  
Angela Rose Campbell B.A. Pittsburgh Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Jaseem Malik Campbell B.A. Pittsburgh Pa.  
Alec Joseph Gamble B.A. Pittsburgh Pa. Cum Laude
Matthew Robert Gayda B.A. Pittsburgh Pa.  
Talia Sunshine O'Brien B.S. Pittsburgh Pa.  
Matthew Andrew O'Connor B.S. Pittsburgh Pa. Cum Laude
Lorna Sky Parks B.S. Pittsburgh Pa.  
Mariel Morgan Hanely B.A. Pleasantville Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Hayley Nichole Courson B.S. Pulaski Pa.  
Brett William Eckroate B.S. Rostraver Township Pa. Summa Cum Laude
Arianna N. Anderson B.A. Sharon Pa.  
Julia Patricia Boff B.A. South Park Pa.  
Victor Carroll-McGraw Huber B.A. Spring Grove Pa.  
Nicholas Aaron Mott B.A. Springboro Pa.  
Alexander M. Porco B.A. Verona Pa.  
Kameryn E. Johnson B.S. Washington Pa.  
Noah Wyatt Lazek B.A. Washington Pa. Magna Cum Laude
Matthew S. Tait B.A. Washington Pa.  
Jacob Gene Burkley B.S. Waterford Pa. Cum Laude
Shyann Renee Foreman B.A. Wellsboro Pa. Cum Laude
Danté Robert Vaniel B.S. White Oak Pa. Cum Laude
Nyric Lamar Gosley B.A. Williamsport Pa.  
Zechariah Josef Dubel B.A. Blue Ridge Va. Summa Cum Laude
Cole Edward O'Connor B.A. Midlothian Va.  

NOTE: Some of the listed students completed degree requirements early and have already received their diploma. All listed degree recipients are unofficial until his/her academic and financial requirements have been met and certified by the Registrar and Financial Services office.

About Thiel College

Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a Master of Science in speech-language pathology, a Leadership Master of Business Administration and a Management Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation.

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