CANTON, NY - Germaine E. Garcia of Union was one of the nearly 615 students who were awarded bachelor degrees from St. Lawrence University during Commencement ceremonies held on May 19 in Canton, New York.

Garcia is a member of the Class of 2019 and majored in computer science. Garcia attended Union High School. Garcia graduated with a bachelor of science degree.

Graduates, faculty, staff and guests heard remarks from honorary degree recipients Trustee Emeritus Jeffery H. Boyd '78, former CEO of Priceline, and Susan L. Washburn, chair of the Board of Trustees at Franklin and Marshall College, as well as North Country Citation recipient and local artist Suzanne Langelier-Lebeda.

Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students located in Canton, New York. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global. Visit www.stlawu.edu.