2009-05-28 / Local & State

Completes Undergraduate Studies

Ross A. Winegardner of Mc- Connellsburg, Pa., graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and secondary education as Susquehanna University closed its 151st academic year with the annual commencement exercises on May 10. He is the son of Darin and Ricki Winegardner and a graduate of McConnellsburg High School.

Winegardner is a member of Sigma Tau Delta, National English Honor Society; Kappa Delta Pi, International Education Honor Society; Sigma Alpha Pi, National Society of Leadership and Success; and Alpha Lambda Delta, National Honor Society for First Year Students. He is a recipient of the Presidential Scholarship and was named to the dean's list. He also published an essay in Transformations, Susquehanna University's literary magazine. Following graduation, Winegardner plans to pursue a career as a high school English teacher.

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