Marywood University Hosts Annual Honor Induction Ceremony for Veteran Students

SCRANTON, PA (June 2, 2015)—Marywood University’s Office of Military and Veterans Services recently held its annual SALUTE (Service, Academics, Leadership, Unity, Tribute, and Excellence) veterans’ honor society induction ceremony. Fourteen student veterans from Marywood University and one student veteran from Lackawanna College were inducted into the SALUTE honor society at the University.

During the ceremony, each graduate received a SALUTE certificate; a challenge coin (given to military members to commemorate achievements); and red, white, and blue honor cords to wear at Marywood University’s 2015 commencement ceremony.

First Row (L-R):  Vanessa Mendez, Scranton; John Craunakis, Tobyhanna; Melanie Peternel, Dalton; Kayleigh Flowers, Lackawanna College, Dickson City, Joy U. Brennan, Dunmore; and Lauren Runco Williams, SALUTE advisor.

Back Row (L-R):  Deanna Parker, Dickson City; Raymond Mutiso, Hawley; Ronald Stafford, Jr., Wilkes Barre; Liam Morrissey, Easton; Ty Mah, Dunmore; Joel Lesh, Lake Ariel; Andrew Kudasik, West Pittston; and Sean Bartlett, East Stroudsburg.

Not pictured:  Timothy Kramer, Harrisburg; and Daniel Tintle. Sussex, N.J.