SCRANTON - Megan Anne O'Neil received a Master of Science with honors from the University of Scranton in community counseling on May 25. She completed three years of course work at the university and a one-year internship at the Community Medical Center in Scranton and the Scranton Counseling Center.

She is a member of Chi Sigma Iota, the national honors organization for counseling majors.

She plans on furthering her career by obtaining certifications for marital and family counseling. She also recently passed the National Counselor Examinations to become a nationwide certified counselor.

O'Neil is a 2009 graduate of Penn State University, where she earned a bachelor's degree, and a 2005 graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Coal Township.

O'Neil is a daughter of Patrick Dunn O'Neil and the late Patricia Ann Callahan O'Neil. She is a granddaughter of Irene Callahan, a resident of the Mount Carmel Senior Living Community, and Joseph E. Callahan, and the late W.J. and Kathryn Dunn O'Neil, who lived in Coal Township. She is also the niece of John C. Callahan, of Coal Township.