Laura R. McGavin, daughter of Jo Ann and Lenny McGavin of Jim Thorpe, graduated from the University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Ky., in December with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. She was also named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.

She is a 2009 graduate of Carbon Career & Technical Institute, where she was class salutatorian. She attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

Laura is the granddaughter of Marilyn and Edgar A. Poe Jr. of Jim Thorpe.