Warriors On The Move In Higher Education

Warriors on the Move include the following:

  • Dylan O’Connor of Somerset is the recipient of The Walter S. Carpenter Scholarship in Engineering at Wilkes University. Scholarship students were recognized along with the donors whose gifts made the scholarships possible at the University’s annual Scholarship Luncheon on March 22. The scholarship is presented to incoming freshmen planning on majoring in electrical engineering, engineering management or environmental engineering. O’Connor is a environmental engineering major.
  • Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ have been named to the Dean’s and Honors Lists for the Fall 2017 semester, including Mark Carr of Somerset, Amy Slobodzian of Somerset, Ashley Krushinski of Somerset, Dylan Coker of Franklin Park, Serena Brown of Somerset and Dmitry Grachev of Somerset.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University students who have been inducted into FDU’s Phi Zeta Kappa and Phi Omega Epsilon honor societies for the Fall 2017 semester included Dylan Coker of Franklin Park and Ashley Krushinski of Somerset.
  • East Stroudsburg University’s Department of Nursing hosted its 15th annual Nursing Challenge on April 26 in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. Stephanie Karch of Somerset, NJ participated on ESU’s team. Nursing students from nine regional institutions participated in this year’s event with representatives from the University of Scranton’s nursing program taking first place and winning a $500 prize provided by the Lehigh Valley Health Network.
  • Morgan Wade of Somerset has been named to Purchase College’s Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. Morgan Wade is studying Dance and Art History.
  • Maya Kuang of Somerset was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Kuang is pursuing a degree in Life Sciences at United States Military Academy.
  • Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pa., presented a production of Sister Act February 22-25, 2018. Marissa Madson of Somerset participated in the production of Sister Act as part of the Production Staff as Scene Shop Crew. Cedar Crest College hosted the show February 22-25, 2018.
  • The following local residents were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines: Christina Marold of Somerset and Kyla Vacchio of Somerset.
  • King’s College held its 69th Commencement Exercises on May 20. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Management was Matthew Hunter Tomy of Somerset.
  • A total of 1,205 students received degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at separate commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students on May 4 and May 5, including: Stephanie Karch of Somerset, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Nicole Karch of Somerset, who received a Bachelor of Science in Special Education (Pre K-8) and Early Childhood Education (Pre K-4), Bryonna Thompson of Somerset,  who received a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
  • Brigid Moynihan, a member of the class of 2021 from Somerset, has been named to the fall 2017 Dean’s List at Loyola University Maryland. To qualify for the Dean’s List at Loyola, a student must achieve a minimum QPA of at least 3.500 for the term, provided that, in the term they have successfully completed courses totaling a minimum of 15 credits.
  • Briana Johnson of Somerset graduated from Cedarville University, Ohio, on May 5 with a degree in Nursing.
  • Wheaton College student Aaron Policastro of Franklin Park, performed in “North, South, East, and West,” the spring 2018 Symphony Orchestra concert. The concert included music from Norway, South America, China, France and the United States. Policastro played double bass.
  • Two township residents have been awarded $2,500 National Mertit Scholarships. Devin A. Busono is a student at St. Joe’s, Metuchen, and Angelo Miguel Villadolid is a student at Regis High School, New York.


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