Gerlisa Garrett, of Richmond, Vermont, received her bachelor's degree at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass., graduating magna cum laude.
Garrett is the daughter of Paul Garrett and the late Pia Garrett, of Richmond, Vermont, and the granddaughter of the late Elizabeth Garrett Roth, of Monett.
Garrett majored in environmental studies. She was an active member of the Mt. Holyoke Chorale, glee club and chamber singers. She also spent a semester studying at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand.