PCA&D grants BFA diplomas to the Class of 2021
Thursday, June 17th, 2021
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design was pleased to confer BFA diplomas on 59 members of the Class of 2021 during Senior Sendoff ceremonies on May 7, 2021. Full Commencement ceremonies, for both the Class of 2021 and the Class of 2020, are scheduled to be held Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at Clipper Stadium in Lancaster city.
Four members of the Class of 2021 graduated summa cum laude, with highest honors: Joanna Elizabeth Caroline Becker, Illustration; Rachel Boldt, Fine Art; Karissa Nicole Deiter, Fine Art; and Zorina Eckman, Graphic Design. Jeremy Thomas Bensing, Animation & Game Art, graduated magna cum laude. Graduating cum laude were Isaac M. Baker, Graphic Design; Frank Barbera, Illustration; Dorinda M. Benner, Illustration; Courtney Boyd, Illustration; Meranda Hall, Fine Art; John Hollas, Graphic Design; Jolie D. Jones, Illustration; Brittany Lare, Fine Art; Alexis Danielle Lebesco, Illustration; Madeleine Eve Lyash, Graphic Design; Kaitlyn McCulley, Illustration; William John Metzinger IV, Photography & Video; Hannah R. Miller, Illustration; Mab Ulrich-Neureuter, Fine Art; Miles Jacob Warren, Illustration; and Alex J. Zhao, Illustration.
By major, other members of the Class of 2021 earning their BFA degrees:
Animation & Game Art
Riss Brendel, Daniel L. Cardona, Benjamin J. Farley, Nathaniel Alex Gonzales, Alexander Guttierrez, Jadin Edward Poliski, Dixon Yahnah Pugh-Cook, Emmanuel Jefferson Maisonneuve, William Anthony Riley, James William Morrow Shepherd, Tessa Sherk, Kyeir Smith, Seth E. Zeller.
Sharnee Asia Burnett, Paige Caley Hershey, Sarah E. Lennon, Danielle Parker, Spencer Robbins.
Jia Bernstein, Brandon L. Harris, Amanda R. Herr, Regina Marie Mehaffey, Jericho E. Tulayan.
Brendan Scott Adams, Hannah Guldin, Ken Donovan Landis, Sydney Nicole Landis, Eion C. McCleary, Ayana Janell McGaw, Natalie McNew, Amelia A. Mellberg, Elizabeth Claire Michel, Breanna N. Nelson, Margaret K. Riley, Lizbeth Sherlock, Shazeen Sueksagan.
Photography & Video
Nicole Lee Denzler, Brianna Grace Linwood.