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St. Scholastica spring commencement

St. Scholastica spring commencement

More than 800 participate in spring commencement

Congratulations Class of '14!

About 840 candidates for graduations participated in a combined baccalaureate, master's and doctoral ceremony on May 10 in AMSOIL Arena at the DECC in Duluth. A total of 581 bachelor's degrees were awarded. The most numerous baccalaureate majors were, in order: nursing, management and psychology. A total of 162 master's degrees and certificates, and 94 doctoral degrees were awarded. The most numerous graduate studies majors were, in order: physical therapy, nursing and occupational therapy.

Don Ness, mayor of Duluth, gave the commencement address. He also was part of the ceremony as a graduating student; he earned the Master of Arts in Management degree.

Megan McCarthy gave the student address. She is the 2014 Student Leadership Award recipient, for leadership she has shown in a variety of campus clubs and organizations throughout her college career.

After the ceremony, the new alumni celebrated at a reception at the DECC.