Andrew Tucker of Lansford graduated with honors on Dec. 14 from Misericordia University in Dallas. He graduated cum laude with a 3.68 GPA, receiving his bachelor of health science degree, with a minor in health care management.

While at Misericordia Andrew was a member of the track and field team. In 2011 and 2012 he qualified and competed in the MAC Finals in the hammer throw.

He will continue his graduate school work at Misericordia where he will begin study in their doctorate of physical therapy program.

Andrew is a 2010 graduate of Panther Valley High School and the son of John and Lisa Tucker of Lansford. He is the grandson of Mary Tucker and the late Edward Tucker. He is also the grandson of the late William and Sara Doris of Tamaqua.