Mackenzie Julo of Ridgefield received a bachelor's degree from Lasell College during its 164th commencement ceremony on May 12. The College granted 398 bachelor's and 125 master's degrees. Julo majored in Fashion and Retail Merchandising during their time at Lasell.
Commencement speaker Donato Tramuto, president and founder of the nonprofit Health eVillages, shared with graduates his steps toward success with many stories from his own experiences growing up and becoming a corporate leader.
The audience also heard messages from Lasell College President Michael B. Alexander, who addressed both undergraduate and graduate recipients. Alexander encouraged them to dream big and to embrace opportunities for personal and professional growth.