WORCESTER, Mass. — Three local students graduated May 22 from Clark University.

Samuel G. Pilgrim of Dresden graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy.

Julia Karen Sternad of Augusta graduated with a Master of public administration. Sternad is a member of the Alpha Epsilon Lambda honor society.

Zack Blaine Mittelstadt of Wilton graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in management.

The university awarded 577 bachelor’s, 489 master’s and 25 doctoral degrees, and conferred four honorary degrees during the its 118th commencement exercises.