Peabody awarded bachelor’s degree

Catherine Malia Peabody of Bainbridge Island has been awarded a bachelor of arts degree from Washington and Lee University.

Commencement ceremonies for 421 Washington and Lee seniors were held on the University’s historic Front Lawn on May 23, 2019.

Peabody majored in psychology.

Washington and Lee University, the nation’s ninth oldest institution of higher education, is among the nation’s premier liberal arts colleges and universities. Washington and Lee University provides a liberal arts education that develops students’ capacity to think freely, critically and humanely and to conduct themselves with honor, integrity and civility. Graduates are prepared for life-long learning, personal achievement, responsible leadership, service to others and engaged citizenship in a global and diverse society.