COLLEGE PARK, Md. — On May 21, Thomas Stanley Alexander of Hagerstown received his Ph.D. in criminology/criminal justice from the University of Maryland in College Park in ceremonies at the Comcast Center.
Alexander was formally hooded by Charles F. Wellford, his doctoral adviser and committee chairman.
CLEMSON, S.C. — Sarah Louderback of Hagerstown was honored by the Clemson University College of Business and Behavioral Science at its annual awards ceremony.
Louderback, who majored in marketing with a minor in psychology, received the Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars program award.
She is the daughter of John and Kris Louderback.
BALTIMORE — On May 18, Timothy Stanley Alexander participated in the 121st commencement exercise at Goucher College.
He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Judaic studies.
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The following area students were named to the 2012 spring semester President’s Academic Recognition list at West Virginia Wesleyan. The criteria for inclusion on the list is a 4.0 grade-point average with a minimum of 12 earned hours for the semester.
Emily Ahalt of Boonsboro
Kyle Andrews of Ranson, W.Va.
WEST HAVEN, Conn. — The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of New Haven:
Payton Berry of Hagerstown
Danielle Morgan of Greencastle, Pa.
LEWISBURG, Pa. — The following area students received degrees from Bucknell University on May 20 for studies in liberal arts and professional programs in engineering, education, management and music:
Gretchen E. Schoeck of Hagerstown, daughter of Vincent and Teresa Schoeck and a 2008 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, graduated cum laude with an Interdepartmental Bachelor of Arts.
Natasha N. Sukerkar of Chambersburg, Pa., daughter of Niteen and Prarthana Sukerkar and a 2008 graduate of Mercersburg (Pa.) Academy, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biology.
BALTIMORE — Caitlin Smith of Frederick, Md., received the Academic Achievement in Leadership in Teaching: Reading Specialist Award at Notre Dame of Maryland University’s annual College of Adult Undergraduate Studies and College of Graduate Studies recognition ceremony on May 23.