UNIVERSITY PARK - Philip Rathosky, a 2007 graduate of Mount Carmel Area Junior-Senior High School, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology with a minor in education policy studies from Penn State University. Commencement exercises were held Dec. 22 at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College.

While at Penn State, Rathosky served two years as president of the Nittany Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary, secretary of the University Park circle of the Omicron Delta Kappa society, and membership co-chair of the Archousai Chapter of the National Mortar Board society.

He was a member of the Psi Chi International Honor Society for psychology and served as the regional communications doordinator for NRHH development and special projects for the Central Atlantic Affiliate of the National Association of College and University Residence Halls Inc. He volunteered with the IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON) and is employed at the Atherton Hotel and the Olive Garden as a bartender.

Rathosky is a son of Harry Rathosky and Susan Rathosky, of Mount Carmel. He is a grandson of Loretta Wolfgang, of Pottstown.