Kingsburys earn degrees

James Michael Kingsbury II graduated May 11 from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

He is the son of Lena and James Kingsbury Sr. of Elkins. He will spend the next year in general surgery working at Montefiore Medical Center, which is affiliated with the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York City.

He plans to specialize in interventional radiology.

Marlena Jaimie Kingsbury graduated May 11 from West Virginia University. She received a Bachelor of Science in applied and environmental microbiology with a minor in Spanish language.

She is the daughter of Lena and James Kingsbury Sr. of Elkins and the granddaughter of Edna Kingsbury of Grantsville and the late Eugene Kingsbury. Great-grandparents are the late Cleo and Hazel Kingsbury, the late Daniel and Lena Duskey and the late Dewey and Elvie Naylor.

She will pursue a Master of Arts in teaching English to speakers of other languages, along with a minor in Arabic language in fall 2014. She also received a graduate teaching assistantship for the 2014-2015 school year, during which she will instruct introductory level writing and vocabulary courses in the intensive English program at WVU.