Local Students Graduate from Flagler College

Press release from Flagler College

The following area students graduated from Flagler College on Monday, May 9, 2022, at its spring commencement ceremony:

  • Lilium Schultz, BA in International Studies and certification in French, Alachua
  • Kaitlyn Headrick, BA in Strategic Communication/PR, summa cum laude, Archer
  • Anastasia Denisova, BA in Sport Management, Honors, Gainesville
  • Marisa Hancock, BA in Business Administration, Gainesville
  • Alyssa Stine, BA in Hospitality and Tourism, Gainesville
  • Kelsie Stanley, BS in Coastal Environmental Science, High Springs

546 undergraduate degrees were awarded during the ceremony, which was held in the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

The commencement speaker was Elementary Education major Samantha Jo Calascione, who was selected to make remarks on behalf of the class of 2022.  Calascione spoke on the theme of change.  Despite the incredible amount of change the world has faced over the last four years, the Flagler Family supported one another and remains extraordinarily strong.  She urged her fellow graduates to continue their legacy and make a difference; to be the change.

As an institution that values academic rigor, Flagler College offers 32 majors, 44 minors, and two-pre professional programs to approximately 2,500 students. The College is consistently featured in U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Most recently, Flagler College was ranked #1 in “Best Undergraduate Teaching,” #2 for “Most Innovative School,” and #4 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges guide for the “Best Regional Colleges in the South.” Flagler College, also noted for its National Historic Landmark status with the centerpiece of the campus is the former Hotel Ponce de Leon built by railroad pioneer Henry Flagler in 1888, is located in St. Augustine with a satellite campus in Tallahassee. Visit www.flagler.edu for more.