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From left: Jeffrey F. Musyt of Olyphant, Amber Lynn Urban of Eynon and Sean J. Rist of Jessup. Dr. Harold W. Baillie, provost and vice president for academic affairs, is at right.

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Other local graduates recognized by The University of Scranton was Jessica Grizzanti of Peckville, who received the outstanding student award in secondary education; and Sean Ryan Egan of Olyphant, who received the award for history. At right is the dean of the College of Graduate and Continuing Education, Dr. W. Jeff Welsh.

Jeffrey F. Musyt of Olyphant, Amber Lynn Urban of Eynon and Sean J. Rist of Jessup and were among the 64 students recognized by The University of Scranton during its recent undergraduate “class night” ceremony held recently on campus. Urban graduated from Valley View High School, Archbald, and Rist graduated from Bishop O’Hara High School, Dunmore. Musyt is a graduate of Scranton Preparatory School.

Musyt, a graduate of the special Jesuit liberal arts honors program, received the excellence in philosophy award. He served as the president of the Scranton Neuroscience Society, as well as an editor on the literary magazine Esprit and the philosophy journal Discourse. He has presented research at the Eastern Psychological Association. He has been inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, Nu Rho Psi, Phil Sigma Tau and Pi Mu Epsilon and will volunteer with Francis Corp. for a year of service, after which he plans to continue his education.

Urban received the excellence in electronic commerce award. At the university, she served as president of the operations management club. She was also inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, Beta Gamma Sigma and Omega Beta Sigma national honor societies and interned for eight months at the Tobyhanna Army Depot. She works as a sales representative for A New Era Security and will continue her studies at The University of Scranton, where she received a competitive graduate assistantship for her masters degree in business.

Rist, who graduated from the university’s undergraduate honors program, received the Professor Joseph G. Brunner Award for excellence in foreign languages. In his time at the university, Rist double-majored in Spanish and international business. He served as vice president of the Spanish club and president of the business club. He plans to pursue graduate studies in Spanish.