Kaly Ruth Lutz of Tamaqua, was awarded a master of science degree in physician assistant studies by Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine at their graduate programs commencement ceremony on July 31, at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.

Lutz is the daughter of Holly Lutz of Tamaqua, and granddaughter of Kenneth and Ruth Lutz of Drums. She earned a bachelor of science degree in liberal studies science-math from West Chester University in 2008.