McCann School of Business and Technology, Hazleton campus, held commencement exercises for its October, 2009 graduating class on Thursday, Oct. 1 at Genetti's Best Western, Hazleton. Graduates included, front row from left, Jeysy Diaz, Hazleton; Olga Patino, Hazleton; Patricia J. Searfoss, White Haven; Cindy Olivo, Hazleton; Carol Ann Luschas, Berwick (co-valedictorian); Freddi Tamma Stocker, Summir Hill (co-valedictorian); Lisa Marie Whiteley, Drum (salutatorian); Martiza Estrella, Hazleton; Jason Metrick, McAdoo; Barbara Morgan, St. Clair; and Nathanial J. Roberts, Wilkes-Barre. Back row, Stefanie Lauran Wierzalis, Shenandoah; Christine A. Reed, Hazleton; Michael G. Pacelli, Hazleton; Russell J. Vigna, Jr., Kelayres; Jessica Morin, Hazleton; Mary-Margaret Zdichocki, Albrightsville; Nicole A. Tropp, Port Carbon; Debra Marie Andrejco, Berwick; Kelly Lounsbury, Albrightsville; Steven Joseph Trimmell, McAdoo; Christopher J. Schoch, White Haven; Wilfredo Balbi, West Hazleton; Kelly Striney, McAdoo; Diane M. Smulligan, Hazleton; Jessica R. Kerrick, Hazleton; Ann Marie Gallagher, McAdoo; and Sarah Marie Duffy, Hazleton. Other graduates included Stephanie Culp, Sugarloaf; Aimee Drasher, Mountaintop; Karen Metzger, New Ringgold; and Danielle Marie Polaconis, Shenandoah.