held its 142nd Commencement on May 19.
A total of 792 bachelor's and master's degrees were awarded along with four special awards. Two undergraduate awards were presented--Argonaut Award to Robert "Adam" Herbstomer of Finksburg, and Ridington Writing Award to Meredith Meyers of Manchester.
Two graduate awards were presented--B. Jill Brooks Hodge Professional Development Award to Steven Lowenthal of Seven Valleys, Pa., and Joan Develin Coley Award for Excellence in Education to Claire Howell of York, Pa.
Commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients were Nancy S. Grasmick, Maryland's first female superintendent of schools, and Dr. Edwin Welch, president of the University of Charleston in W.Va. and 1965 alumnus of McDaniel.
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