SPARTA, NJ – Congratulation to the following Sparta residents who have recently graduated from college or university. 

Miranda Hark, a Freshman at Coastal Carolina University majoring in Biology, was recently inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society. 

Chelsea VanOrden was recently initiated into  The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. VanOrden was initiated at The College of New Jersey.

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Shannon Myre was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Myre is pursuing a degree in Public Policy at University of Delaware.

Jenna Keenan and Rebecca Massey graduated from Bryant University with a Bachelor of Science in International Business in Finance.  Bryant University held its 152nd Commencement on Saturday, May 16.

Amy Miller graduated from the University of New Hampshire during the Commencement Ceremony held Saturday, May 16, 2015, on the Durham, NH campus. She earned a BA degree in Communication, Cum Laude.

Lehigh University held their 147th Spring 2015 Commencement ceremonies at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem, PA.  John Appaluccio received a Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Arts and Engineering.  Kevin Scales received a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics.

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, the College of Saint Elizabeth held commencement exercises.  Agnieszka Radon earned a BSN in Nursing.  Justine Varro earned a MA in Education.

Daniel Norris graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on May 16. Norris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Kelly L. Glasson graduated May 8from Clemson University.  Glasson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies .

Marist College held their graduation ceremonies on the weekend of May 22.

  • Thomas Gonzalez received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
  • Zachary Passerelle received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
  • Leslie Sullivan received a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree in Fashion Merchandising.
  • Kimberly Bragg received a Master of Arts degree in Integrated Marketing Communication.

Gina J. Sorce was among the degree recipients at University of Scranton’s undergraduate commencement on May 31 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre. Sorce earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in strategic communication from The University of Scranton.

Mefford earned a Master of Science degree with a major in educational administration from The University of Scranton on May 30. 

Centenary College 2015 graduates:

  • Kyle Bucenec with a Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Marisa Ferrara with a Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Christopher Giordano with a Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Lydia Seed with a Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Bobbie Grant with a Master of Business Administration degree

Heather Sprich was among the graduates recognized during the 194th commencement celebration of University of the Sciences on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Philadelphia, Pa. Sprich graduated with a master of occupational therapy degree.

Kelly Chaney has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York.