Kaitlin Maloney graduated magna cum laude from the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia on May 16.

She received her bachelor of arts degree after successfully completing her studies in two majors, political science and English.

She was also notified that she was named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester.

While at Temple, Maloney was inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the Golden Key International Honour Society, and earned distinction as a Diamond Leader from Temple's Office of Leadership Development.

Maloney has continued her education and is attending the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Del.

She is a 2009 graduate of Lehighton Area High School and the daughter of Thomas and Susan Maloney of Lehighton, and the granddaughter of Rose Maloney of Lehighton, the late Jack Maloney, Nancy Kizer of Louisburg, N.C. and the late Raymond Huml.