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Whealdon graduates from Haverford

Jennifer Eileen Whealdon, a graduate of Bainbridge High School and the daughter of Thomas Whealdon of Bainbridge Island, has earned her undergraduate’s degree from Haverford College.

One of 296 members of Haverford’s Class of 2013, Whealdon received a bachelor’s degree in religion with a minor in chemistry during commencement ceremonies in Haverford, Pa., on Sunday, May 19.

Whealdon’s senior thesis, the culmination of the Haverford academic experience, is entitled, “I walk through the Valley of the Shadow of Death: how art Thou with Me? Considerations of the Religiosity of the Modern Hospice Movement.”

While studying at Haverford, Whealdon was a member of the women’s cross country and track & field teams. She was also named to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Whealdon will continue her graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.

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