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May 12, 2013

Saturday's Niagara University graduation a family affair

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Tonawanda News — It will be Kathy, however, getting the last laugh: She’ll be graduating with magna cum laude status, signifying a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5. Aaron, who fell just short of that distinction, will have to “settle” for cum laude (cumulative GPA over 3.25).

“Right after Dr. McGlen says, ‘Aaron Matthew Sydor, cum laude,’ I’m going to hear, ‘Kathleen Ann Wagner Sydor, magna cum laude,’” Aaron explained. “Mom’s going to make me look bad.”

Michael Freedman is the associate director of public relations for Niagara University

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