2020 GRADUATES

HIGH SCHOOL

Riley Bauer graduated from The Hill School on May 23. She will be attending the University Park location of Penn State University in the Fall.

Jesse Blair will graduate from Pottstown High School on June 2. His future plans include attending UTI in Exton. Because the seniors cannot have a traditional graduation ceremony, the teachers of Pottstown High School have created a slide show of each senior, which will run on the digital billboard on Route 422 near Armand Hammer Blvd. from May 25 to June 24.

Austin Boaman will graduate from Owen J. Roberts High School on June 5. Austin has committed to Ursinus College to wrestle and will be majoring in Business.

Trent Francesco will also graduate from Owen J. Roberts High School. Trent will be attending Bloomsburg University in their Physicians Assistant Program.

Riley Gunther will graduate from the CCIU on June 2. He is looking for a job and taking time to investigate his many fields of interest.

Alex Martin will graduate from
AIM Academy in Conshohocken on August 15. He plans to attend The University of New Haven in Connecticut, majoring in the Music Industry. 

COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY

Steven Brady graduated from Penn State University on May 9 with a degree in Finance.

Andrea Shade will graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point on June 13 with a degree in Environmental Sciences. She has been commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army. After attending officer training this Fall, Andrea will be reporting to Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas to begin her job of leading soldiers in a Field Artillery unit.

Kim Stryjak completed the Doctorate of Ministry Degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary. It was a 3-year degree that included a dissertation/major project that was published through ProQuest. The title of her project was "The Holy Week of Our Lives:  How to Help Faith Leaders Have Conversations Around Death and Dying in Our Faith Communities." The project consisted of a literary review and research within the Penn Northeast and Pennsylvania Southeast Conferences of the UCC. The results were a workshop and annotated bibliography that Kim created as a resource for faith leaders on this topic. 

Graduation was a virtual event on May 9, 2020 with the ceremony postponed until September 4, 2020.

 

Congratulations to The Rev Dr Kimberly Stryjak!
 

Alissa Vining graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and a minor in Mathematics on May 9. At Penn State, she was involved in THON, Association of Women in Computing, and Blue and White Society. Alissa also worked at McAlister's Deli in the HUB (a sandwich shop). In August, she is starting a job at Vanguard in Malvern, PA. Alissa will be joining the Technology Leadership Program which is a two-year rotational program where she will rotate through three different 8-month positions within the company.