La Plume — Keystone College celebrated its 146th commencement during a ceremony at the Pavilion at Montage, Scranton, on Saturday, May 13. Degrees were conferred upon 313 students.

Keystone President Dr. David L. Coppola presided over the ceremony and outstanding graduates Erin Johnson, Old Forge, and Karlee Patton, Duryea, addressed their classmates. Dr. Karen K. Yarrish, vice president for academic affairs, and Robert H. Swartley, chair of Keystone’s board of trustees, presented the degrees to the graduates.

The following local students received degrees and a certificate:

School of Professional Studies

Master of Education in Early Childhood Education Leadership

Leisa Renee Freiman, Carbondale and Paula Marie Scirone, Carbondale.


Bachelor of Science
Marisa Tanya Evans, Greenfield Township; Donald C. Surace, Carbondale; and Stephen T. White, Simpson.


Certificate in Early Childhood Education: Special Education

Monika Loefflad, Jermyn.

School of Arts and Sciences

Bachelor of Arts

Raven Adria Lydon, Simpson.


Bachelor of Science
Monica Grace Booths, Mayfield and Daienaria Jankowski, Jermyn.