Photo courtesy of Linda Carlson
Photo courtesy of Linda Carlson

Magnolia resident Karen Christine Beaty received a bachelor’s degree in engineering on May 19 from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, Calif.

The daughter of Jim Beaty and Linda Carlson, Beaty is a 2009 graduate of Garfield High School and a member of Queen Anne Lutheran Church. She was a lifeguard and swim instructor at Mounger Pool from 2007 to ‘09.

A member of the Claremont Colleges (which also include Pomona, Scripps, Claremont McKenna and Pitzer colleges and two graduate programs), Harvey Mudd is considered one of the country’s premier engineering, science and mathematics colleges.