Mount Aloysius College Recognizes Four Mercy Spirit Awardees

Posted on: May 22, 2014

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Mery Spirit Awards 2014Cresson, Pa.-At the recently held Academic Awards Evening at Mount Aloysius College, four graduates earned the first ever Mercy Spirit Awards.  These new Mount Aloysius College awards recognize the woman and man who best exemplify the Mount Aloysius traditions and spirit in both associate degree and bachelor degree graduating classes.  Faculty and staff nominate those students whose active involvement in the life of Mount Aloysius College reflects leadership, community awareness and service, academic integrity and focus, and the personal integration of the Mercy values of justice, hospitality, mercy and service.

Standing from left are: Sr. Helen Marie Burns, RSM, vice president of mission integration; Mount Aloysius College President Tom Foley; Brad Mikitko, Bachelor of Science, Medical Imaging/Radiology grad from Hastings, Pa.; Chelsey Pongrac, an Associate of Science, Physical Therapy Assistant graduate from Stoystown, Pa.; Danielle McKnight, a Bachelor of Science in Business/Accounting graduate from Reedsville, Pa.; and Derek Matthews, Associate of Science in Nursing graduate from Glasgow, Pa.