Keystone College celebrated its 143rd commencement during ceremonies on the college’s campus in La Plume, Pa., on Saturday, May 17. Degrees were conferred upon 338 students.

Keystone President Dr. David L. Coppola presided over the ceremony. Accomplished entrepreneur, philanthropist and Keystone alumnus, David L. Turock ’77, provided the keynote address. Outstanding graduates Melissa Cruise, Scranton, and Amanda Mathis, Factoryville, also addressed their classmates. Dr. Thea Harrington, provost and dean of the college, and Thomas “Tim” Speicher ’72, chair of Keystone’s board of trustees, conferred the degrees to the graduates.

The following local student received a degree:

Bachelor of Science: David E. Baldo, Woodbridge.

Founded in 1868, Keystone College is an independent, co-educational college that provides distinctive undergraduate programs grounded in a competitive learning environment that fosters integrity, curiosity, and civility. Located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Keystone offers over 40 degree options in liberal arts and sciences based programs. For more information on Keystone College, visit www.keystone.edu.