Valedictorian, salutatorian of Utica College named

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - The Class of 2014 valedictorian and salutatorian at Utica College have been named.

Kristina Shikula is the valedictorian and Joshua Haar is the salutatorian.

Shikula, who has a 4.0 grade point average, is a biology/pre-med major and the daughter of Andrey and Angelika Shikula of Utica. She plans to attend either the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry or SUNY Upstate Medical University in August and to return to Utica eventually to work as a doctor.

Harr is a native of West Edmeston and is the son of Jonathan and Claudia Haar. He is an accounting major and has also maintained a 4.0 GPA. He plans to enter a joint JD/MBA program and complete his certified public accountant certification. Haar has been accepted with full scholarship to both Syracuse University and Albany Law School, and is waiting for a reply from his application to Cornell.

Utica College's undergraduate commencement ceremonies will be at 9:30 a.m. May 18 at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.

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