Paul D. Camp Community College 42nd Annual Commencement Exercises Held May 10, 2013

PDCCC Graduation 2013
On May 10, 2013, Paul D. Camp Community College held its 42nd Annual Commencement. The ceremony was held at the College’s Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin. Approximately 200 students received their degrees and certificates.
 
The Honorable Westbrook J. Parker., executive director of The Elms Foundation and retired Circuit Court Judge, delivered the keynote address. Student speaker for the commencement was LaQuisa McGlone of Suffolk.
 
In addition to the conferring of degrees and certificates, the following honors and additional recognitions occurred:

  • Virginia Community College Association’s 2012 Showcase awards winners were recognized. They are: Nancy Warren, English instructor; Beverly Mason, adjunct English instructor; and Karen Jenkins, former business office assistant.
  • Virginia Community College Association’s Lifetime Membership Award recipient, Dr. Alan Harris, interim vice president of instruction and student development, was also recognized. He is the college’s first recipient of this award. He has volunteered his support with the VCCA for more than 20 years.
  • 2012-13 PDCCC Award for Excellence in Education was presented to Counselor Hyler Scott, based on the Hobbs Suffolk Campus. Ms. Scott was selected by her peers for this honor. This is an annual recognition at the College.
  • J. Paul Councill Jr. Community Service Award was presented to Judy Begland, president and CEO of Opportunity Inc. She was recognized for her tireless support of the College through the provision of significant support for workforce initiatives.
  • Professor Emeritus recognition was bestowed upon Calvin Holt, who retired in summer 2012 as associate professor of mathematics.

Next, the following degrees and certificates were awarded:
 
Degree of Associate of Arts and Science in Business Administration:

  • Suffolk: Steven L. Baker, Vicky D. Best, LaTorya T. Britt (summa cum laude and PTK), Rachel L. Cruey, Sade’ M. David, LaKrista T. Lewis, MaQuita A. Manley, Shanice Sucre (magna cum laude and PTK) and Candace L. Woods (cum laude)
  • Smithfield: Amy L. Branch (magna cum laude)
  • Windsor: Kellie N. Kokes
  • Sedley: LaKita M. Hicks
  • Courtland: Jamie L. Dodd (summa cum laude)
  • Branchville: Crystal M. Fatherly
  • Franklin: Christopher S. Adkins, Renee Brown (magna cum laude), Akeiba S. Goodwyn, Makisha Goodwyn, Anthony O. Holloway, Edward L. Marks V, Jeffrey D.
    Raiford and Pete T. Twisdale II (magna cum laude and PTK)
  • Newsoms: Gwendolyn Drake (magna cum laude)
  • Wise: Kyle Corbett
  • Edenton, NC: Mary Lou Kirkland (summa cum laude)
  • Gatesville, NC: O’Nealia L. Silvers (summa cum laude)

Degree of Associate of Arts and Science in Education:

  • Suffolk: Brittany D. Chavis, Pacquita Ford, Shanice Sucre (magna cum laude and PTK), Ida A. Thompson (summa cum laude and PTK) and Melissa D. Tilton
  • Franklin: Marquita B. Binns (cum laude), Anthony O. Holloway, Kristi M. Kujawski (cum laude) and Nayasia T. Pope
  • Courtland: Amanda Parrish (cum laude)
  • Portsmouth: Renee Jones (cum laude)

Degree of Associate of Arts and Science in General Studies (Computer Science):

  • Zuni: Jacob Cohen (summa cum laude and PTK)
  • Capron: Jasper T. Winberg (cum laude and PTK)
  • Suffolk: Samantha N. Branch (summa cum laude), Anthony J. Sayas Jr. (cum laude) and James B. Williams Jr. (cum laude and PTK)
  • Windsor: Gabriel Polhemus

Degree of Associate of Arts and Science in General Studies (General):

  • Suffolk: Sandy C. Boone (cum laude), Renarda Lassiter, Samantha N. Branch (summa cum laude), LaTorya T. Britt (summa cum laude and PTK), Amber Longley, Kimaya R. Council (cum laude), Jordan Lawrence H. Marlins, LaQuisa Wilkens-McGlone, Stephanie M. Fagan (summa cum laude), Michael S. Fitch (summa cum laude), Scott Munn, S. Roberta Riddick, Rockwell Shields (cum laude), Roman Shields (summa cum laude), Gabriel J. Spargur (magna cum laude and PTK), Sheldon Hill, Brianna Ivey, Anthony K. Jones, Jennifer Torres, David B. Jarvis, Chasity A. Wiggins and James B. Williams Jr. (cum laude and PTK)
  • Franklin: Brittany Beltrami (cum laude and PTK), Christopher Kelly (zumma cum laude and PTK), Marquita B. Binns (cum laude), Theresa P. Keys, Jerrell L. King (magna cum laude), Derek Lettieri, Angel J. Dickens (cum laude), Taylor M. Felts (magna cum laude), Leashia Rogers-Ford, Akeiba S. Goodwyn, Ja’Lisa Hicks (magna cum laude), Anthony O. Holloway, Tammy V. Jarvis, Marie D. Wyche and Shanika Jones
  • Smithfield: Sebastian X. Wellons
  • Zuni: Navarone Hartman and Brandon Topping
  • Courtland: Larry M. Dollarhide and Chantel Yeager (cum laude)
  • Newsoms: Velma A. Boone, LaVelle O. Evans Sr. and Colby K. Rountree (summa cum laude)
  • Sedley: Bridgette Koudamah Lucas (cum laude and PTK), Jordan C. Hewett (magna cum laude and PTK)
  • Windsor: Kelly J. Riddick
  • Carrsville: Elizabeth R. Olson
  • Hampton: Kecia L. Taliaferro (summa cum laude and PTK)
  • Norfolk: Emily Malnick
  • Chesapeake: Angela Dail
  • Portsmouth: Aneika N. Parson
  • Greenville, NC: Jordan A. Blythe

Degree of Associate of Arts and Science in Science:

  • Suffolk: Damacita I. Cave and Nikolas Rodgers
  • Franklin: Pete T. Twisdale II (magna cum laude and PTK)
  • Zuni: Erika M. Albert (cum laude) and Carla A. Thomason

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Administration of Justice (Corrections Science):

  • Suffolk: Shameka V. Cherry
  • Franklin: Ernest L. Bower (cum laude), and Deshay L. Skinner
  • Chesapeake: Jodie J. Sykes
  • Virginia Beach: Janice B. Hall (cum laude)
  • Gates, NC: Rashida S. Freeman

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Administration of Justice (Police Science):

  • Suffolk: Ardell Adkins, Chelvia V.L. Biggs and Vester A. Collins (cum laude and PTK)
  • Courtland: Josh A. Wyche Sr. (summa cum laude)
  • Newsoms: Velma A. Boone
  • Waverly: La’Mont A. Pierce
  • Gates, NC: Rashida S. Freeman

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Administrative Support Technology (Executive):

  • Franklin: Leslie B. Daniel (summa cum laude)
  • Suffolk: Dorareen L. Harris (cum laude) and Gloria L. Young

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Administrative Support Technology (Word Information Processing):

  • Suffolk: Sharon Flora and Martel Wright (cum laude and PTK)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science (Early Childhood Development):

  • Suffolk: Cynthia Demiel, Kimberly Jackson, Amy M. Towns and Michelle L. Van Ness (summa cum laude)
  • Franklin: Crystal Bellamy
  • Carrollton: Tiffany R. Cox (magna cum laude)
  • Smithfield: La’Shandra A. Liverman, Sonja Shears and LaChae’ C. Kelly
  • Chesapeake: Capria Jones (magna cum laude)
  • Portsmouth: Aneika N. Parson
  • Emporia: Leslie L. Moody Yates

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Industrial Technology:

  • Franklin: Lorenza Everett and Martha L. Hopkins (summa cum laude and PTK)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Industrial Technology (Electronic Controls):

  • Franklin: Lorenza Everett, Martha L. Hopkins (summa cum laude and PTK) and Alphonso Saunders (magna cum laude)
  • Boykins: Gerrel Gray
  • Yale: Samuel C. Rogers (magna cum laude and PTK)
  • Windsor: Larry B. Mason (cum laude and PTK)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Industrial Technology (Electronics/Electrical):

  • Franklin: Kyian L. Artis (magna cum laude), Lorenza Everett, Bradley D. Spivey (cum laude), Timothy Hobbs (cum laude) and Martha L. Hopkins (summa cum laude and PTK)
  • Courtland: Vance J. Stephenson
  • Carrsville: Jordan M. Stuck
  • Yale: Samuel C. Rogers (magna cum laude and PTK)
  • Suffolk: Ronnie C. Schenk (magna cum laude)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Management (Computer Support Specialist):

  • Franklin: Trisha Mulder (cum laude)
  • Suffolk: James L. Jenkins Jr. (cum laude)
  • Hampton: Julie C. Casper (summa cum laude)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Management (General Business):

  • Suffolk: Estherett C. Ponton (magna cum laude and PTK) and Terricka Rodriquez
  • Franklin: Valerie H. Revelle (summa cum laude and PTK)
  • Boykins: Victoria M. Edwards (cum laude)
  • Newsoms: Dawn R. Lavery (summa cum laude)
  • Zuni: Michelle L. Marsee

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Management (Hardware and Software Support):

  • Suffolk: Clyde R. Williams III
  • Virginia Beach: Zachary T. Jenkins (cum laude)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Management (Marketing):

  • Newsoms: Dawn R. Lavery (summa cum laude)
  • Boykins: Victoria M. Edwards (cum laude)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Nursing:

  • Suffolk: Norma Cavenas, Mandi M. Creech (magna cum laude and PTK), Jessica T. Dildy, Chelsea B. Geary, Cheryl N. Guthrie, Jessica Means, Angela A. Perry, Mariah Scofield (cum laude), Eyleen C. Thomson and John D. Vann Sr.
  • Franklin: Tangie J. Barrett, Mandi Edwards, Robyn G. Elliott, April R. Eure, Monique K. Helms (cum laude), Breshonda N. Reed, Michael Runge and Bridget Sykes
  • Courtland: Laurel Pope (cum laude and PTK)
  • Boykins: Taneshia N. Jenkins and Clare Overman (magna cum laude)
  • Capron: Brenda Kindred
  • Ivor: Jonathan Daughtrey
  • Zuni: Melanie J. Marshall
  • Carrsville: Ashley M. Cool
  • Windsor: Brittany A. Copeland
  • Smithfield: Silvia Berland, Raymana J. Evans, Shakila M. Massenburg and Kenita R. Tynes (magna cum laude)
  • Chesapeake: Elizabeth A. Tucker (cum laude)
  • Virginia Beach: Rhonda Kirby

Certificate in Clerical Studies:

  • Suffolk: Gloria L. Young

Certificate in Early Childhood Development Assistant:

  • Suffolk: Kimberly Jackson, Michelle L. Van Ness (summa cum laude) and Kristie R. Ward
  • Smithfield: La’Shandra A. Liverman

Certificate in Electricity:

  • Franklin: Kyian L. Artis (magna cum laude), Lorenza Everett, Martha L. Hopkins (summa cum laude and PTK), Bradley D. Spivey (cum laude)

Certificate in General Education:

  • Suffolk: Steven L. Baker, Brianna Ivey, Anthony K. Jones Jr., Sandy C. Boone (cum laude), LaTorya T. Britt (summa cum laude and PTK), Damacita I. Cave, LaKrista T. Lewis, Kimaya R. Council (cum laude), Amber Longley, Rachel L. Cruey, Lana C. D’Ambrosio, Jordan L. Harper Marlins, Sade’ M. David, Itaujua Richardson, Stephanie M. Fagan, Rockwell Shields (cum laude), Roman Shields (summa cum laude), Michael S. Fitch (summa cum laude), Kendra M. Silver, Gabriel J. Spargur (magna cum laude and PTK), Shanice Sucre (magna cum laude and PTK), Ida A. Thompson (summa cum laude and PTK), Nathan A. Harris, Melisa D. Tilton, Sheldon Hill, Candace L. Woods (cum laude) and Rhonda L. Holland
  • Franklin: Christopher S. Adkins, Zackary R. Hopkins, Brittany Beltrami (cum laude and PTK), Christopher Kelly (summa cum laude and PTK), Theresa P. Keys, Jerrell L. King (magna cum laude), Kristi M. Kujawski (cum laude), Derek Lettieri, Edward L. Marks V, Leroy Moore Jr., Angel J. Dickens (cum laude), Breshonda N. Reed, Taylor M. Felts (magna cum laude), Peter J. Fleshman, Leashia Rogers-Ford, Kelsey Foreman, Akeiba S. Goodwyn, Mekisha Goodwyn, Ja’Lisa Hicks (magna cum laude), Pete T. Twisdale II (magna cum laude and PTK), Marie D. Wyche and Anthony O. Holloway
  • Courtland: Larry M. Dollarhide
  • Sedley: Jordan C. Hewett (magna cum laude and PTK) and LaKita M. Hicks
  • Capron: Jasper T. Winberg (cum laude and PTK)
  • Newsoms: Velma A. Boone, Gwendolyn Drake (Magna cum laude), LaVelle O. Evans Sr. and Colby K. Rountree (summa cum laude)
  • Zuni: Carla A. Thomason, Navarone Hartman and Brandon Topping
  • Windsor: Gabriel Polhemus
  • Carrsville: Elizabeth R. Olson
  • Smithfield: Amy L. Branch (magna cum laude) and Savanaha R. Toothman,
  • Wakefield: Lily Koschock
  • Wise: Kyle Corbett
  • Como, N.C.: Cheryl G. Bowers
  • Gatesville, N.C.: O’Nealia L. Silvers (summa cum laude)

Certificate in Career Studies (Bookkeeping):

  • Franklin: Akeiba S. Goodwyn and Makisha Goodwyn

Certificate in Career Studies (Childcare I):

  • Suffolk: Michelle L. Van Ness (summa cum laude) and Kristie R. Ward

Certificate in Career Studies (Childcare II):

  • Suffolk: Michelle L. Van Ness (summa cum laude), Amy M. Towns and Kristie R. Ward
  • Chesapeake: Capria Jones (magna cum laude)

Certificate in Career Studies (Computer Support Specialist):

  • Suffolk: Emma M. Jackson
  • Franklin: Trisha Mulder (cum laude)
  • Carrollton: Richard P. Osborne
  • Smithfield: Justin Carawan

Certificate in Career Studies (Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management):

  • Boykins: Victoria M. Edwards (cum laude)
  • Suffolk: Estherett C. Ponton (magna cum laude and PTK)

Certificate in Career Studies (Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management-Advanced):

  • Suffolk: Estherett C. Ponton (magna cum laude and PTK) and Terricka Rodriquez

Certificate in Career Studies (Hardware and Software Support):

  • Suffolk: James L. Jenkins Jr. (cum laude), Chad E. McKean and Clyde R. Williams III

Certificate Career Studies (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning):

  • Suffolk: Vincent E. Bilbry, Brandon Norman, Timothy J. Castaldy and James T. Humphrey
  • Franklin: Edward J. Britt
  • Courtland: Adam B. Blythe and Cody M. Lance
  • Capron: Benjamin T. Parker
  • Windsor: Larry B. Mason (cum laude and PTK)
  • Wakefield: Travis Johnson

Certificate in Career Studies (Industrial Maintenance):

  • Franklin: Robert C. Howell

Certificate in Career Studies (Industrial/Residential Wiring):

  • Courtland: Cody M. Lance
  • Franklin: Kyian L. Artis (magna cum laude)
  • Sedley: George A. Wrenn Sr.
  • Tyner, N.C.: Jody V. Ward

Certificate in Career Studies (Leadership):

  • Suffolk: Estherett C. Ponton (magna cum laude and PTK)

Certificate in Career Studies (Medical Office Billing Clerk):

  • Suffolk: Shyretta Eley, Tiffany Major and Gloria J. Shearrin
  • Franklin: Rita Hawkins
  • Boykins: Towanda M. Holloway
  • Smithfield: Leona Murphy

Certificate in Career Studies (Medical Office Specialist):

  • Suffolk: Sharlene Mullins, Sykeethia J. Butler, Mary L. Holland, Gloria J. Shearrin and Tiffany Major
  • Franklin: Ohrinthel J. Blow and TaNiya J. Robinson
  • Smithfield: Leona Murphy

Certificate in Career Studies (Nurse Aide):

  • Boykins: Deborah L. Elliott

Certificate in Career Studies (Pharmacy Technician):

  • Suffolk: Alanta M. Billups, Michaelle D. Jenkins and LaJuanicia D. Reynolds
  • Franklin: Shayna N. Brown, Keisha L. Malone, Courtney Perry, Chiquita L. Evans and Angela M. Whitehead
  • Courtland: Tanisha S. Freeman
  • Newsoms: Ke’Amber T. Grant
  • Smithfield: Mary W. Copes and Richard M. Wrenn
  • Carrsville: Laura Davis

Certificate in Career Studies (Phlebotomy):

  • Suffolk: Sharon E. Sharpe
  • Franklin: Shenail Jones
  • Newsoms: Holly A. Smith

Certificate in Career Studies (Pre-Nursing):

  • Suffolk: Sandy C. Boone (cum laud) and Rachel L. Cruey
  • Franklin: Hunter Darden IV and Monique Dunn
  • Capron: Cindy Metcalf
  • Boykins: Deborah L. Elliott
  • Smithfield: Ashley N. Lewis
  • Dendron: Clarice Cypress
  • Wakefield: Tami M. Holt
  • Emporia: Judy K. Wyche

Certificate in Career Studies (Professional Welder-Fabricator):

  • Franklin: Bobby R. Boone

Certificate in Career Studies (Professional Welder-Plate):

  • Franklin: Bobby R. Boone and William T. Richardson

Certificate in Career Studies (Religious Studies):

  • Smithfield: Kecia L. Taliaferro (summa cum laude and PTK)