Emily Sickles of Westfield graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education - English during commencement ceremonies on May 20, 2018, at the University of Vermont.  Sickles, Class of 2018, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2018 semester at the University of Vermont.

The university conferred degrees this year on an estimated 3,055 graduates, including 2,443 bachelor's, 387 master's, 112 doctoral and 113 medical degree recipients. Among expected degree recipients are students from 43 states and 204 international students from 35 foreign countries. Approximately 1,021 graduates are from Vermont.

Alexander Nemerov, alumnus and one of the nations' leading art historians and scholar of cultural history, delivered the address.