CLINTON — A total of 206 graduates received their degrees during Clinton Community College’s 71st commencement ceremony Wednesday night at Clinton High School’s W. J. Yourd Gymnasium.
Those serving in the CCC graduation included board members Lori Freudenberg, Denise Hollonbeck, and Bill Vetter; faculty marshals Patrick Cheak and Robyn Smith; student marshals Hampton Grim and Carli Luna; student speakers Aaron Betts, Brittany Slater and Prentice Walton; musicians Sally Myers and Dave Layton; and student ushers Hayle Calvin, Michelle Green, Katherine Kelley, MiKayla Medendorp, Jeremy Meyermann, Jack Mix, Eliza Mussmann and Nathan Traver.
Four students earned Highest Honors with a 4.0 grade-point average. High Honors were awarded to 61 students who earned a 3.5 to 3.9 GPA.
A nursing pinning ceremony took place Wednesday afternoon in the CCC auditorium for students completing the nursing program. A total of 22 students were pinned, including five licensed practical nurses and 17 associate degree nursing graduates. The nursing students are pinned by a family member or friend who has shown support during the years in the program. During the program, students and guests were welcomed by CCC President Karen Vickers, with speakers including former instructor Tammy Nodarse, instructor Ramon Tieso, and students Corey Schroeder and Megan Ingram. Pins were presented by instructor Joan Berkey.
2018 Clinton Community College graduates include:
Andrew: Michael John Heister, Ryanne Nikole Heister.
Baldwin: Megan Eckelberg.
Bellevue: Lance Meier.
Bernard: Logan T. Harwick.
Camanche: Holly Ann Barker, Claire Julia Blinkinsop, Carl H. Brus IV, Megan Mae DeWitt, Zachary D. Feller, Rebecca Haley, Kellie Rae Hugunin, Brooke Allison Keil, Amanda M. Marsh, Colin J. Short, Kalley A. Stolts.
Charlotte: Ashley Marie Dixie Ploog.
Clinton: Crystal Leigh Ammeter, April Lyn Anderson, Aimee L. Aude, Riley D. Bly, Haily Elizabeth Bonde, Mohamed Boukari, Brandon Ladarius Bowden, Jade Amber Michelle Brewer, Gavin Lee Bromley, Stephanie N. Brown, Kayla Bussie, Taylor Marie Cavanaugh, Mason Christof, Kalin Cooper, Joseph T. Dawes, Jamie Roy Dearth, Rae A. Deney, Abbigail Kathleen Dietrick, Garett Eggers, Dianna L. Ehredt, Colin Evers, Trenton Thomas Eversoll, Oma S. Fuegen, Emily Paige Gerdes, Erin Elizabeth Gerdes, Kaitlin M. Grams, Brianna Marie Green, Shyanna Kylie Greve, Loretta Lynn Hansen, Erin Hardigan, Thomas Henle, Eric Hensley, Devyn Dale Hill, Jordan Jeffrey Horst, Kara R. Howell, Jamie Huennekens, Maggie Huling, Megan Michele Ingram, Jessica Anne Johnson, Andrew Josund, Megan Kalina, Caitlin Maeve Kelly, Christine Anne King, Melissa Klinkhammer, Madison Elaine Kruse, Caitlin Elizabeth Lamp, Katelyn Danielle Lantz, Sydney Marie Larkey, Lukas M. Leeper, Gabrielle Eva Lippens, Kori Lippens, Brian Manning, Madeline Marlowe, Cassaundra Shea Martin, Kyle Lee Michaelsen, Stephanie R. Miller, Travis A. Mink, Britani M. Moore, Allison Ann Oberman, Caroline Paulsen, Lauren Elizabeth Pedersen, Anahi Perez Soberanis, Christina Peters, Michael Thomas Peters, Sydney M. Peters, Perry Petersen, Mitchell P. Phelps, Nicole Powell, Dalton Price, Samantha L. Ray, Jordan Ready, Johnny Anthony Reed Jr., Jaime Lynn Rekenthaler, Taylor-Lynn Runge, Michael W. Savochka, Carrie Lynn Schadowsky, Taryn Joyce Schleuning, Anna Alise Schmitz, Corey Beth Schroeder, Hannah Schroeder, Michelle Lynn Schroeder, Lisa Marie Shuman, Cortnee Sowders, Daniel B. Stewart, Caitlin FuYan Etta Thompson, Nathan R. Traver, Erica Kathleen Ugarph, Charisma C. Walker, Ashley E. Walters, Jascey Allena Walters, Prince Walton, Angelena Ann Wells, Jordan Woods, Lauren Yoerger.
Davenport: Alex Michl Christenson, Kaley Lindsay, Emily D. Saladino, Jared John Weis.
DeWitt: Alexandria Juanita Aguirre, Jessica R. Bailey, Aaron John Betts, Darla Joy Birks, Jason Burmeister, Luis G. Garza, Amber Lee Hendricks, Carson Evan Lake, Tyler Mitchell Lawrence, Derek J. Miller, Shaina J. Paarmann, Colby Pacha, Rebekah ReAnn Schaver, Nicholas Michael Vargas, Sheila Voss, Rachel Zimmer.
Dubuque: Donald J. Daugherty, Anna E. Sutton.
Goose Lake: Abbey Lynn Schreiber.
Grand Mound: Alexis Guy Lincoln.
Lone Tree: Kaitlyn Marie Cruz.
Lost Nation: Christine Frances Elizabeth Fox.
Low Moor: Aveyone Lynn Norem.
Maquoketa: Visar Ajroja, Maxwell John Becker, Lucas Glen Brame, Sasha Brewster, Denise Clem, Marcy Cruz, Brittanie Anne Davis, Andrew Dingbaum, Adalyn Pearl Dostal, Chloe Christina Fields, Quinton Gerischer, Sarah Kathryn Heister, Justin L. Holst, Aubrey Alise Lewis, Andrew Joseph Miller, Henry A. Miller, Harvin Neth, Sydney Ann Pauls, Xavier James Pestana, Logan Tyler Rockwell, Conner David Schnoor, Forest Simonin, Samuel Ernest Smith, Nathan Michael Steines, Brittney Joy Tebbe, Mark A. Till, Noah Dyas Walsh, Wei Chun Wu.
Miles: Dallas L. Dotson, Paige Alyce Rowold, Sara Lynn Smithson.
Preston: Jacinta Elizabeth Allee, Kiley Kathleen Petersen, Trace A. Rosenbohm, Zachary William Scott, Brook Marie Smithson, Victoria Wacker.
Sabula: Cassandra L. Abernathy, Jason Richard Feddersen, Delaney Rey Giddings, Hunter R. Horst.
Wheatland: Brandon Michael Snowbarger.
Wyoming, Iowa: Dylan Michael Bahl.
Zwingle: Andrew Quatrochi, Anthony Michael Quatrochi.
Chadwick, Illinois: Ashlyn Cierra Shores.
Fulton, Illinois: Michael Dixon, Samuel Isaac Fanderclai, Sean Joseph Ford, Rodney Dion Gossard Jr., Maddison Haan, Kimberly Roxanne Holland, Christian Hutchison, Steve L. Ketelsen, Austin Lind, Stephanie R. McCunn, Sebastien Mure-Ravaud, Jamie Dakota Parsons, Brooke R. Smith, Dylan Matthew Temple, Jacob H. VanZuiden.
Hanover, Illinois: Patrick J. Middendorf.
Morrison, Illinois: Tylr R. Dolan, Krysta Mapes, Danielle Marie Miller, Brittany Faith Slater.
Mount Carroll, Illinois: Jolene R. Hockman, Cami Jo Yenney.
Rock Falls, Illinois: Andrea Marie Loy.
Thomson, Illinois: Elizabeth Marie LeClair, Tyler Michael Stacey.
Chehalis, Washington: Steven Newton Willis.