September 9, 2008 · Updated 11:57 AM
Erica Breese, of Mercer Island, graduated from Emory College of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., with a Bachelor of Science in May. She is the daughter of Dr. John Sydney Breese and Emily Seklar Breese. Emory University is ranked as one of the countrys top 20 national universities, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Mercer Islander David Paul Stechmann graduated from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass., with a Master of Science in mechanical engineering in May.
John Hollowed, of Mercer Island, received a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., in June. Hollowed is the son of John and Anne Hollowed.