Education roundup: Ponte Vedra residents earn college degrees from around nation


Four Ponte Vedra Beach residents were among more than 5,500 University of Mississippi graduates who received their academic degrees in May at the university's 166th Commencement. 

Evan Hile earned a Bachelor of Business Administration; Emma McCabe earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism; William Egnezzo earned a Bachelor of Science; and Danielle Willette earned a Bachelor of Business Administration.

Ponte Vedra Beach resident graduates from Tufts

Nina Johnston of Ponte Vedra Beach graduated from Tufts University in May with a degree in Biology (B.S.), Cum Laude during a university-wide commencement ceremony that featured an address by award-winning actress and activist Alfre Woodard.

Tufts University, located on campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville and Grafton, Massachusetts, and in Talloires, France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States. 

Local students receive degrees from Quinnipiac University 

Ponte Vedra residents Christopher Alese and Cali Kees received degrees from Quinnipiac University during graduation ceremonies held in May. 

Alese earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Kees earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City.

Local student graduates from College of the Holy Cross

Gabrielle Frances Lutz, of Ponte Vedra Beach, received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross at its 173rd commencement on May 24. 

The College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Massachusetts, is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. 


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