WILLIAMSTOWN — Williams College President Adam F. Falk conferred bachelor of arts degrees on 13 local graduates at the college's 227th commencement on Sunday.


Christopher Joseph Stefanik: Majored in chemistry and was the class gardener for Ivy Exercises. Son of Thomas Stefanik and Suzanne Little-Stefanik.


Cody Edward Remillard: Majored in geosciences. Son of Scott and Denise Remillard.


Abigail Marie Pugh: Cum laude, majored in philosophy and psychology with honors in psychology. Daughter of David and Lisa Pugh.


Joshua Paul Harrington: Majored in geosciences and physics, elected to the scientific honor society Sigma Xi, was on the varsity Nordic skiing team, and participated in the Williams Outing Club. Son of Dr. John and Dr. Nicole Harrington.


Christopher Henry Bravo: Magna cum laude, majored in chemistry and economics. Bravo was co-president of Phi Beta Kappa, a member of the finance committee, the student chair of the Campus and Community Advisory Committee, a member of the junior varsity basketball team, and was awarded the American Chemical Society Award for Excellence in Organic Chemistry. Son of Albert and Janis Bravo.

Lindsey Jean Moran: Majored in chemistry and French. Daughter of Michael and Janice Moran.


North Adams

Aurora Jean Brown: Majored in art with honors and was a member of the equestrian team. Daughter of Kimberly Boudreau of North Adams and Willard Brown of Worthington.

North Pownal, Vt.

Lauren M. Casey: Majored in art and was awarded the Robert G. Wilmers Jr., 1990, Memorial Student Travel Abroad Fellowship. Daughter of Christopher and Barbara Casey.


Alice Patricia Murphy: Majored in political science. Daughter of John and Joanne Murphy.

Alexis Jayne Savery: Cum laude, majored in computer science and mathematics. Daughter of Tom and Jayne Savery.


Lauren Lartin Christiansen: Majored in English, was a member of the Accidentals, the Williams Sports Analytics Association, and participated in the rugby football club. Daughter of Dr. Karen Lartin and Dr. Robert Christiansen.

Hailey Hinman Herring-Newbound: Majored in English. Daughter of Chris Newbound and Amy Herring.

Haley Janet Mahar: Majored in art and English and received highest honors in art. Mahar was awarded the S. Lane Faison Jr. 1929 Prize awarded to the student whose paper best reflects his or her high standards in the critical engagement with an object of art. She participated in women's lacrosse, the Nordic ski club, and wrote for the Williams Record student newspaper. Daughter of Tom Mahar and Leslie Orton-Mahar.