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Bedford Students Receive College Degrees

BEDFORD, N.Y. ? It’s graduation season, and students from Bedford are bringing home college diplomas. Here are some students who graduated this year:

• Alyssa Hirschberg of Katonah graduated from Keene State College in Keene, N.H., along with fellow Katonah residents Lindsey Labriola and Kristin Powers.

• David Kane of Katonah received a Bachelor of Science cum laude in mechanical engineering from the Inamori School of Engineering at Alfred University in Alfred. Kane also earned a spot on the Dean's List for the spring semester.

• Kristina A. Krueger of Katonah graduated with a Master of Arts in teaching from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., along with Michelle L. Massimi of Katonah, master's in business administration; Amanda M. Salera of Bedford, master's in occupational therapy; and Nicholas J. Tuosto of Katonah, Master of Arts in teaching.

• Michael Callan of Katonah graduated from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor of Arts in legal studies; along with Christopher Coppolecchia of Katonah, Bachelor of Science in health and science studies; and Kate Richenthal of Bedford Hills, Bachelor of Arts in sociology.

• Amanda Field Krasnoff of Bedford graduated from Manhattan College in Riverdale with a master’s degree in counseling.

• Elizabeth Geiger of Bedford Hills graduated from Connecticut College in New London, Conn., with a degree in art history, along with Sean of Katonah with a degree in government; and Megan Reback of Katonah with degrees in English and government.

• Douglas W. Tyler of Katonah graduated from Clark University in Worcester, Mass., with a master’s degree in public administration.

• Lee A. Bretti of Katonah graduated from University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I., with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies.

• Sebastian Timothy Kooyman of Bedford graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and economics; Kristina Margaret Lindefjeld-Bianco of Bedford, bachelor’s degrees in environmental studies and biology; Jamie Morgan Gershel of Bedford, bachelor's degree in history; Samuel Palmer Robinson of Bedford Hills, bachelor’s degrees in biology and economics; Lisa Smith Bonfantini of Katonah, bachelor's degree in environmental biology; and Hillary Scott Karsten of Katonah, bachelor’s degrees in classical studies and history.

• Erica Taylor of Bedford graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., with a degree in political science.

• Caroline Dewar of Katonah graduated from Bowdoin College with a bachelor's degree in anthropology with a biology minor.

• Jennifer K. McKenna of Katonah graduated from the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa., with a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from the school’s College of Graduate and Continuing Education; along with Christina M. Tripodi of Katonah, who graduated with a degree in occupational therapy from the school’s Panuska College of Professional Studies.

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