MARIETTA -- Ethan Brown of Woodsfield was among more than 215 students who received diplomas at Marietta College's 182nd commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 5, in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. Brown completed requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in History.

Brown is also a graduate of Monroe Central High School.

Barbara Fitzgerald Perry '73, a retired executive from PetSmart, delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2019.

Located in Marietta at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy back in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers more than 50 majors and is consistently ranked as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation's best by Forbes.com. Marietta was selected seventh in the nation according to the Brookings Institution's rankings of colleges by their highest value added, regardless of major.