Misericordia University honors top graduates in biology by presenting them with awards

DALLAS, Pa. – Misericordia University recently recognized the academic accomplishments in biology of graduating students Caitlin Cromley of Jersey Shore, Pa., and Joseph Miller of Tunkhannock, Pa., by presenting them prestigious academic awards at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on campus.

The students received their degrees May 18 at Misericordia University’s 87th annual commencement at the Anderson Sports and Health Center on campus.

Miller was presented with the Robert Anderson Award in Pre-Medicine, which is given to the outstanding graduate in the pre-medicine curriculum for academic excellence, as well as service and leadership to the University.

Cromley was awarded the Dr. Tatjana Petrychenko Award which was established by the Misericordia University Biological Society. The award is presented in recognition of outstanding achievement in biology.

Sypniewski was presented the Stan Knapich Award for demonstrating outstanding academic performance in the biology and secondary education curriculum.

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Founded and Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy in 1924, Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s first four-year college and offers 37 degree programs in three colleges in full- and part-time formats.