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Spring 2019 Commencement


In his address to the assemblage of students, faculty, staff, family, and friends, Landmark College President Dr. Peter Eden said "there are strengths in differences," and he urged the 69 newly-minted associate and bachelor's degree recipients to help society work toward that realization. Many of the students who chose to speak at the podium proved President Eden's point with cogent and emotionally poignant remarks. 

Watch the full ceremony

 

Awards 

Isaac Alam shares and embrace with Dean of Students Kelly O'Ryan after accepting the Community Service Award during the 2019 Spring Commencement ceremony.

 

The Community Service Award is given to the student who has unselfishly given of themselves to the activities of the Landmark College community. WINNER: Isaac Alam.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Academic Dean's Award is given to the student who has best demonstrated the qualities that define academic success at Landmark College. These qualities include hard work, seriousness toward learning, intellectual development, and measurable achievement, such as grades. WINNER, bachelor’s degree level: Mariah Edson ; WINNER, associate degree level: Anais Sidonia.

Mariah Edson accepts the Acaemic Dean's Award for Bachelor's Degree from Vice President of Academic Affairs Gail Gibson Sheffield during the 2019 Spring Commencement ceremony.Anais Sidonia accepts the Academic Deans' Award for Associate Degree from Vice President of Academic Affairs Gail Gibson Sheffield during the 2019 Spring Commencement ceremony

 

Megan Freeman smiles at the audience after accepting the Charles Drake Award from Landmark College president Dr. Peter Eden during the 2019 Spring Commencement ceremony.

 

The Charles Drake Award is given to a student who has inspired the community by his or her personal qualities. This student is not a quitter and who lives in the tradition of Dr. Charles Drake, whose lifetime of vision and courage helped found the College. This student gives 100 percent, goes the extra mile, and perseveres in pursuit of his or her goals. This student helps the rest of us realize that we have more resources to draw upon than we think, and helps us keep going when we feel discouraged. WINNER: Megan Freeman.

 
 

Connor Lawrence shakes hands with Landmark College president Dr. Peter Eden after accepting the President's Award during the 2019 Spring Commencement ceremony

 

The President’s Award is given to the student who has best exemplified the principles we believe in here at Landmark College. The student is talented and energetic, meets difficulties head-on, works hard, and is dedicated to his or her studies. This student also finds time to contribute to the well-being of other persons and to the life of the Landmark College community as a whole. WINNER: Connor Lawrence.

 

Presentation of Class Gift

Cullen Elwell (center) and Megan Freeman (right) present the 2019 Graduating Class Gift to Landmark College president Dr. Peter Eden (left). The $1,920.19 will be used to establish a scholarship in honor of IT staff member Jim Philopena and help create a STEM maker space.

 

 

Cullen Elwell (center) and Megan Freeman (right) present the 2019 Graduating Class Gift to Landmark College president Dr. Peter Eden (left). The $1,920.19 will be used to establish a scholarship in memory of IT staff member Jim Philopena and help create a STEM maker space.  

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2019 Graduates

 

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science   
David Quillen

 

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art    
Michael Ferrari
Constance Geiger
Lucas O'Keefe
Timothy Williams

 

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies   
Isaac Alam¤ Max Ames
William Cooley James DeGarayΩ
Mariah Edson°⧫ William Epifanio
Alexander EvansΩ Derrick Feliciano
Megan Freeman Stephen Jones⧫
Connor Lawrence Christiane McIntire
Alyssa Picknelly Benjamin Raskin-Gross°¤   

 

Associate of Science in Life Sciences    
Diaw Mohammed* Eric Horowitz               Zachary James             
Patrick Laprade Anais Sidonia*      Christopher Whittle  

 

Associate of Science in Computer Science  
Gabrian Raphael
Daniel Santana
Trey Stevens

 

Associate of Arts in Business Studies  
Aidan Crane
Fernando Kuo
Patrick Langdon*
Jonah Mann

 

Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies      
Austin Arnold Perry Gerald Belton Christopher Browne   Adam Campbell*
Emma Cohen Sopah Conly Peter Constable Cullen Elwell
Annie Gao Leo Garbose Nathan Grable Katheen Hagarty
Laura Howard Halden Kepple Emily King* Samuel Koslowsky  
Marc Lichtenwalner-Seabaugh* Michael Margolin Jakob Morrissey Christopher Ogle
Brian Ramsaur Danielle Savinovich⧫   Demi Schecter-Gross   Kelsey Sheppard∞
Daniell Silverman Danielle Singer Caroline Unger Luke Valentine
Tristan Walls Dakota Wilson Christina Yencho Gus Zarefsky

 Symbol Key

°Golden Key Honor Society
* Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
β Communication
⧫ Computer Science
Ω Psychology
ℓ Humanities
€ Creative Writing
ῶ Business Studies
¤ Education
∞ Natural Science

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