Dominic Edward Vanchieri recently graduated with distinction from Penn State University in the College of Health and Human Development.
He earned a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology.
Vanchieri plans to move to Richmond, Va., in July and attend medical school in the fall of 2013.
He is the son of Jack Vanchieri Jr. of Erie and Jeanne Burkhart Vanchieri of North East, and the brother of Samantha of North East.
Vanchieri is the paternal grandson of Carol Vanchieri of Corry and the late Jack Vanchieri Sr.
His maternal grandparents are Edward and Joan Burkhart of Corry.
Vanchieri celebrated his accomplishment with his parents and sister at Penn State.