McMINNVILLE — A total of 743 candidates for degrees were presented at the Linfield College commencement exercises Sunday, June 1. Students graduating cum laude carried a grade point average of 3.650 to 3.799; magna cum laude graduates carried a 3.800 to 3.899 gpa; and summa cum laude carried a 3.900 to 4.000 gpa.

The following local students earned degrees:

Echo: Megan A. Williams, Bachelor of Science, nursing (summa cum laude).

Hermiston: Julia Asuzena Galan, Bachelor of Arts, international business; Marie Elaine Pedro, Bachelor of Science, nursing (cum laude).

Pendleton: Lucas Doherty, Bachelor of Arts, biology; Caleb Ashton Goad, Bachelor of Arts, creative writing; Elizabeth Ann Ladd, Bachelor of Arts, elementary education; Erin Elaine Lasher, Bachelor of Arts, communication arts.

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