MANCHESTER, N.H. — Saint Anselm College recently announced the following area graduates for the 2015-16 school year: Nicole M. Rugan, of Chelsea, studied natural sciences; Maria C. Turner, of Gardiner, studied nursing; Zachary R. Fortin, of Vassalboro, studied criminal justice; Aaron M. Saucier, of Waterville, studied economics.

During Saint Anselm College’s 123rd commencement exercises on Saturday, May 21, graduation speaker and alumnus Michael Sheehan addressed 433 members of the class of 2016, asking them to bring the Anselmian traditions of compassion and kindness into the world.