Area students graduate from Lawrence University, Appleton, WI Print
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Thursday, 16 June 2011 12:02

APPLETON, WI (06/14/2011)(readMedia)-- Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis., conducted its 162nd commencement ceremony Sunday, June 5. The following local students received their diplomas:

Bobby Metcalf of Bettendorf, son of Dr. Peter and Karen Metcalf, Bettendorf, earned a bachelor of arts, and majored in government and music.

Molly Mayer-Popehn of Moline, daughter of Dr. Thomas Mayer and Jan Popehn, Moline, earned a bachelor of arts, and majored in music.

Students who received the honor of summa cum laude graduated with a GPA of 3.9 to 4.0, students who received the honor of magna cum laudegraduated with a GPA of 3.7 to 3.89 and students who received the honor cum laude graduated with a GPA of 3.4 to 3.69.

Founded in 1847 in Appleton, Wis., Lawrence University uniquely integrates a college of liberal arts and sciences with a world class conservatory of music, both devoted exclusively to undergraduate education. It ranks among America's best colleges, and is proud to have been selected for inclusion in the book "Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About College." Individualized learning, the development of multiple interests and community engagement are central to the Lawrence experience. Lawrence draws its 1,566 students from 46 states and 39 countries.

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