Congratulations to these Northeast Philadelphia scholars

Jada Rawlinson-Carter achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA during the spring 2020 semester, earning a spot on the provost’s list at Hofstra University. ••

Nicole Etters has been named to the Central Penn College dean’s list for the spring 2020 term. Etters is majoring in criminal justice administration. To qualify for the designation, an undergraduate student must carry six or more credits and earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or better for the term. ••

Widener University conferred degrees to more than 1,100 undergraduate and graduate students this year. The graduates are invited to participate in a rescheduled commencement ceremony at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in May 2021.

Local graduates were Alyssa Dionisio (psychology degree); Amanda Nolter (psychology); Melissa Walker (elementary education, the early years with special education certification, cum laude); Emily Jeffrey (psychology pre-physical therapy, cum laude); Dafna Karikari (biomedical engineering); Dibin Ipe (electrical engineering); Jacob Small (civil engineering); Kailea Schwartz (biology, summa cum laude); Jasmin Koshy (analytics); Donavan Perkins (nursing); Kiera Pfeiffer (nursing); Shannon Powell (nursing); John Ho (nursing); Aisha Nunez (nursing); Danielle Franks (nursing); Anu Ninan (nursing); Courtney Snyder (nursing); Sarah Jarwali (master’s in management); Katherine Wendler (master’s in human sexuality studies/sex education); Autumn Sharp (master’s in counselor education); Nicole Dragun (master’s in family-certified registered nurse practitioner); Mercedes Rodriguez (master’s in family-certified registered nurse practitioner); Jennifer Briegel (master’s in taxation & financial planning); Bazhena Barker (master’s in social work); Iris Pizarro (master’s in social work); Jillian Mozitis (master’s in social work); Sheileemarie Carrion (master’s in social work); Kermin Sochorow (master’s in social work); Kimberly Cooper (master’s in social work); Dior Auston (master’s in social work); Rayven Hudley (master’s in social work); Dijoun Cruz-Graham (master’s in social work); Denise Payne (master’s in social work); Debra Washington (master’s in social work); Jasmine Robinson (master’s in social work); Christopher Scheuermann (associate’s in radiologic technology); Michael Rose (allied health); Nicole Comitale (allied health); Dana Malvestuto (allied health). ••

Hofstra University students Dorothea Armijos, Jacinth Nurse and Brynn Reisbord were named to the spring 2020 dean’s List for their outstanding academic achievement. Students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the semester to make the dean’s list. ••