UNIVERSITY PARK - Jared W. Holdren, of Coal Township, graduated Dec. 22 from Penn State University's Main Campus with a Bachelor of Science in security and risk analysis and secondary degrees in information sciences and technology and information sciences and technology for telecommunications.

While a student at Penn State, Holdren was a member of the pep band for boys and girls basketball.

He is a son of James and Betsy Holdren and a grandson of William and Geraldine Woland and James and Patricia Holdren, all of Coal Township. He has a sister, Brenda.