Stephanie Ann Burris of Byers graduated from the Douglas Education Center Tom Savani Special Effects Program in Monessen, Pennsylvania on Feb. 1.
Burris is a 2005 graduate of Byers High School and a 2010 graduate of Midwestern University. At Midwestern she majored in English with a minor in theater. She graduated from Douglas with a grade point average of 3.94. Burris plans to pursue a career in medical prosthetics and special makeup effects.
She is the daughter of Randy and Dora Burris and granddaugther of V. A. Burris of Byers.