GREENVILLE, Pa.—Eight members of Thiel College’s Class of 2022 were recognized with valedictorian honors during the College’s 148th Commencement Excercises recently.
Emily Baker ’22, of Cochranton, Pa.; Brianna Bialota ’22, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Rachel Breckenridge ’22, of Troy, Ohio; Megan Brewer ’22, of Salem, Ohio; Courtney Grubbs ’22, of Sarver, Pa.; brothers Alexander Lutz ’22 and Daniel Lutz ’22, both of Loveland, Ohio; and Molly Shepler ’22, of Punxsutawney, Pa., were recognized as valedictorians, each graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Sydnee Pilarski ’22, of O’Hara Township, Pa., was the salutatorian.
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 new Master of Science in speech-language pathology and 2Master 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 as it celebrates 150 years.