Paul D. Camp Community College 43rd Annual Commencement Exercises Held May 9, 2014

PDCCC Graduation 2014

On May 9, 2014, Paul D. Camp Community College held its 43rd Annual Commencement. The ceremony was held at the College’s Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin. More than 250 students received their degrees and certificates.
 
Dr. Lawrence G. Dotolo, President of the Virginia Tidewater Consortium (VTC) for Higher Education, delivered the keynote address about the importance of “Lifelong Learning.” Student speaker for the commencement was Pamela Reid of Suffolk, who received a standing ovation for her delivery of “What Kind of Fabric Are You?”
 
In addition to the conferring of degrees and certificates, the following honors and additional recognitions occurred:
 

  • Virginia Community College Association’s 2013 Showcase awards winners were recognized. They are: Madeline Marks, Tutor Coordinator for Student Support Services; Troy Hand, Librarian; LaQuisa McGlone, Admissions Support assistant; and Angela Lawhorne, Career Development Center and Job Placement coordinator.
  • 2013-14 PDCCC Award for Excellence in Education was presented to Sandra Walker, College Success Coach for the Hobbs Suffolk Campus. Ms. Walker 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 Warren Beale, Executive Vice President of Manry Rawls. He serves as Chairman of both the Franklin-Southampton Economic Development Corporation and Franklin-Southampton Charities Board. He is a board member of the Franklin Southampton Chamber Foundation, The Village at Woods Edge, the Franklin Business Incubator, and the PDCCC Regional Workforce Development Council.
  • Professor Emeritus recognition was bestowed upon Martha Kello, who retired after 25 years of teaching at PDCCC. She retired as associate professor of Early Childhood Development and Reading.

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

  • Suffolk: Lauren-Marie Banks (Magna Cum Laude), Vicky D. Best (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Kelly Griggs (Cum Laude), Ma’Quita A. Manley, Kendra M. Silver (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Shanice Sucre (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Franklin: Mary L. Hunter (Cum Laude), Edward L. Marks and Jeffrey D. Raiford (Cum Laude)
  • Ivor: Jeanette M. Bonham, Amanda J. Douglas (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Christine L. Wells (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Sedley: Martin R. Carr (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Portsmouth: Frederick A. Moody
  • Newport News: Jasmine L. Cary (Cum Laude)

 
Degree of Associate of Arts and Science in Education:

  • Suffolk: Anfernee Blakeney, Victoria C. Lyons, Amanda M. Sowerby (Cum Laude and PTK) and Shalisha L.Woodhouse
  • Franklin: Nayasia T. Pope and Joshua D. Turner
  • Ivor: Victoria Marks
  • Newsoms: LaVelle D. Evans
  • Courtland: Garrett A. Piersa
  • Windsor: Leigh-Ann Phillips Chase (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Carrollton: Cynthia D. Artis (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Karen D. Richardson

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

  • Suffolk: Corey W. Campbell, Joshua Graham (Cum Laude) and Dana Veney (Summa Cum laude)
  • Franklin: Carlos Lawrence
  • Courtland: Matthew VanDerWege
  • Smithfield: Joshua E. Bielewicz and Nathan Gonda (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)

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

  • Suffolk: Jay V. Baines Jr. (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) , Katrina Britt, Lana D’Ambrosio (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Nathan A. Harris (Cum Laude and PTK), Sheldon L. Hill, Malaika C. Karriem (Magna Cum Laude), Casey S. Mitchell, Jessica Moore, Scott Munn (Cum Laude), Lora M. Murphy, Dwight D. Parker Jr. , Kenya S. Smith (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Symone A. Stewart (Cum Laude), Dana Veney (Summa Cum Laude) and Ashley R. Wood
  • Franklin: Tyler W. Billups (Summa Cum Laude), Monique Dunn, Shanika L. Jones, Madalyn Kimlick (Summa Cum Laude and PTK), John E. Ritter III (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Armirah Stephens (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Courtland: Stephanie L. Hart
  • Sedley: Brandelyn S. Frances Clary (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Dustin Clary (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Newsoms: Benjamin T. Cutchins (Summa Cum Laude) and LaVelle D. Evans Sr.
  • Boykins: Deborah L. Elliott (Summa Cum Laude), Ashley L. Giorgi (Magna Cum Laude) and Nikita Owen
  • Branchville: Kateisha L. Davis
  • Zuni: Samantha L. Billups (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Smithfield: Amanda Dubinsky, Pacquita Ford, Joseph C. Grant, , Alona L. Stephens-Jones (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Joshua H. Marshall, Shineka Scott (Magna Cum Laude) and Sebastian Wellons
  • Surry: Alisa S. Jones (Cum Laude)
  • Portsmouth: Valerie K. Tuft
  • Como, NC: Cheryl G. Bowers

 
Degree of Associate of Arts and Science in Science:

  • Suffolk: Kayla A. Baylor (Summa Cum Laude and PTK), Deja M. Lankford (Magna Cum Laude) and Erin D. Rawlings
  • Franklin: LaTisha J. Barham and Alexandra J. Kokich (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Sedley: Jordan L. Pulley
  • Carrsville: Donald R. Andes (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Smithfield: Danielle Lyttle

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

  • Suffolk: Vester Collins (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Pebbles Nicole Cross and Leola Gill
  • Franklin: Angel J. Dickens and Michael W. Hartman Jr.
  • Courtland: Shaniqua S. Boyd (Cum Laude) and Robert C. Vaughan Jr. (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Boykins: Shayla N. Grant

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

  • Suffolk: Latasha Johnson and Brandon S. Mitchell
  • Franklin: John D. Cornwell Jr. (Summa Cum Laude), John G. Durham (Magna Cum Laude) and Desty M. Heikens (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Newport News: Pablo Jose’ Finelli (Cum Laude)

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

  • Windsor: Mark Copeland (Cum Laude)

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

  • Zuni: Debra J. Arrington
  • Windsor: Valerie D. Robinson-Ford (Summa Cum Laude)

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

  • Suffolk: Kathryn Lucia Cooke, Jacqueline Robertson (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Quay A’Qui’nette Young (Cum Laude)
  • Ivor: Patricia M. Marks (Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Courtland: Donna M. Lloyd (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Wakefield: Hannah Barrett (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)

 
Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Industrial Technology:

  • Franklin: Travis T. Pope (Cum Laude)

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

  • Franklin: James C. Williams III (Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Newsoms: Gerrel Gray (Cum Laude)

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

  • Franklin: Travis T. Pope (Cum Laude) and James C. Williams III (Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Newsoms: Lawrence B. Story Jr. (Cum Laude)

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

  • Suffolk: Donovan E. A. Grant (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Courtland: Tami Sue Kesselring

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

  • Franklin: Patricia A. Brown
  • Capron: Shelton L. Turner (Cum Laude)

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

  • Suffolk: Donovan E. A. Grant (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Franklin: Mickey W. Turner (Magna Cum Laude)

 
Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Nursing:

  • Suffolk: Hillary B. Brinkley, Connie A. Cook (Cum Laude), Tiffany M. Cowan, Bremer E. Gwaltney, Angelique C. Rice (Magna Cum Laude), Julia Sabo-Tyrrell and Erin N. Sessoms
  • Franklin: Shawn L. Battle , Crystal D. Beale, Kayla M. Eger (Cum Laude), Tiffany M. Holden and Brittany Spivey
  • Ivor: Chelsea Gephart (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Angel L. Gray (Cum Laude)
  • Sedley: Amy W. Rose (Cum Laude)
  • Courtland: Ricky D. Brockington (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Kierra A. Butts
  • Boykins: Taneshia N. Jenkins
  • Carrsville: Brandon W. Olson
  • Windsor: Chrystal Shumate
  • Chesapeake: Stephanie Monroe and Tanisha Patrick
  • Portsmouth: Lindsey N. Stiegler
  • Virginia Beach: Ruth Mwathi

 
Certificate in Clerical Studies:

  • Zuni: Debra J. Arrington

 
Certificate in Early Childhood Development Assistant:

  • Suffolk: Kathryn L. Cooke (Magna Cum Laude) and Jacqueline Robertson (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)

 
Certificate in Electricity:

  • Franklin: Ryan Walton and James C. Williams III (Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Newsoms: Gerrel Gray (Cum Laude) and Lawrence B. Story Jr. (Cum Laude)

 
Certificate in General Education:

  • Suffolk: Chelsey Austin, Jay V. Baines, Jr. (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Lauren-Marie Banks (Magna Cum Laude), Nathaniel Baker, Vicky D. Best (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Anfernee Blakeney, Katrina Britt, Lana D’Ambrosio (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Eric Deir, Joshua Graham (Cum Laude), Kelly Griggs (Cum Laude), Sheldon L. Hill, Malaika C. Karriem (Magna Cum Laude), Casey S. Mitchell, Scott Munn (Cum Laude), Ngbandu D. Mumbata, Lora M. Murphy, Dwight D. Parker Jr., Karen D. Richardson, Kendra M. Silver (Magna Cum Laude), Kenya S. Smith (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Amanda Sowerby (Cum Laude and PTK), Symone A. Stewart (Cum Laude), Dana Veney (Summa Cum Laude), Ashley R. Wood, Shalisha L. Woodhouse and Miranda Wright
  • Franklin: Justin Armstrong, Tyler W. Billups (Summa Cum Laude), Monique Dunn, Tanisha L. Ford, Kelsey D. Foreman, Kelly Haley, Mary L. Hunter (Cum Laude), Madalyn Kimlick (Summa Cum Laude and PTK), Alexandra J. Kokich (Summa Cum Laude and PTK), Fred Myrick Jr., Jeffrey D. Raiford (Cum Laude), John E. Ritter III (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Armirah Stephens (Summa Cum Laude) and Joshua D. Turner
  • Ivor: Amanda J. Douglas (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Christine L. Wells (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Sedley: Martin R. Carr (Summa Cum Laude and PTK), Brandelyn S. Frances Clary (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Dustin Clary (Summa Cum Laude and PTK), Jessica Edwards and Jordan L. Pulley
  • Courtland: Joseph L. Banty, Stephanie L. Hart, Garrett Piersa and Matthew VanDerWege
  • Newsoms: Benjamin T. Cutchins (Summa Cum Laude) and LaVelle D. Evans Sr.
  • Branchville: Kateisha L. Davis
  • Boykins: Deborah L. Elliott (Summa Cum Laude), Ashley L. Giorgi (Magna Cum Laude) and Nikita Owen
  • Zuni: Amber Ballance and Samantha L. Billups (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Carrsville: Donald R. Andes (Summa Cum Laude and PTK) and Jacob Bradshaw
  • Windsor: Joseph Allison, Leigh-Ann Phillips Chase (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Rachael Fussell
  • Carrollton: Cynthia D. Artis (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Ashley M. Neighbors
  • Smithfield: Joshua E. Bielewicz, Amanda Dubinsky, Pacquita Ford, Emily M. Lumley, Shineka Scott (Magna Cum Laude), Alona L. Stephens (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Sebastian Wellons
  • Waverly: Ngozi E. Eke
  • Surry: Alisa S. Jones (Cum Laude)
  • Newport News:Jasmine L. Cary (Cum Laude)
  • Portsmouth: Valerie K. Tuft

Certificate in Career Studies (Bookkeeping):

  • Suffolk: Debra L. Price
  • Courtland: Jamie L. Dodd and Tami Sue Kesselring
  • Branchville: Deria Binetsky
  • Smithfield: Carlene Davis and Veronica Handy
  • Portsmouth: Marlena Sharpe

Certificate in Career Studies (Childcare I):

  • Suffolk: Kathryn L. Cooke (Magna Cum Laude) and Jacqueline Robertson (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Courtland: Patricia Drake

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Childcare II):

  • Suffolk: Kathryn L. Cooke (Magna Cum Laude)  and Jacqueline Robertson (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Ivor: Patricia M. Marks (Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Courtland: Patricia Drake

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Computer Support Specialist):

  • Suffolk: Jurnell Bailey, Donovan E. A. Grant (Summa Cum Laude) and Dana Veney (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Zuni: Alan E. Piland
  • Windsor: Victor L. Williams
  • Portsmouth: Ivory Chapman

 
Certificate in Career Studies ( Electronic Health Records System Engineering):

  • Franklin: Sheena L. Graham and Marie D. Wyche

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

  • Suffolk: Terricka Rodriguez and Donovan E. A. Grant (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Franklin: Mickey W. Turner (Magna Cum Laude)

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

  • Suffolk: Terricka Rodriquez

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Geographic Information Systems Technician):

  • Suffolk: Shannon L. Wolfe

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Hardware and Software Support):

  • Suffolk: Donovan E. A. Grant (Summa Cum Laude), Dana Veney (Summa Cum Laude) and Myers Hunt
  • Franklin: Mickey W. Turner (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Windsor: Aaron Beck

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

  • Suffolk: Randy P. Sylvester
  • Franklin: Daniel F. Borngesser, William C. Cartwright, Andrew Kostelnik and English T. Watson
  • Courtland: Brian M. Norton
  • Capron: Pedro Bryant
  • Drewryville: DeShawn Blowe
  • Smithfield: Denzel L. Williams

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Industrial/Residential Wiring):

  • Franklin: Fred Myrick Jr.
  • Courtland: Rashad N. Tanner

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Medical Office Billing Clerk): 

  • Suffolk: Tynesha L. Boykins-Jones, Tiffany M. Butler, Vickie D. Coles, Shyretta Eley, Keesha R. Giles, Gloria J. Shearrin and Latasha D. Spratley
  • Franklin: Tonia L. Wright

Certificate in Career Studies (Medical Office Specialist):

  • Suffolk: Shequita Blow, Tyneshia L. Boykins-Jones, Vickie D. Coles, Shyretta Eley, Keesha R. Giles, Gloria J. Shearrin, Latasha D. Spratley, April Taylor, Jane E. Turney
  • Franklin: Ohrinthel J. Blow, Connie Carpenter, Audrey D. Hart, Sharon D. Holloway and Tonia L. Wright
  • Ivor: Jerisa D. Boykins
  • Newsoms: Ida Spruell
  • Smithfield: Eleanor F. Hawkins
  • Clarksville, Tenn.: Jennifer L. Roderick

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Nurse Aide):

  • Suffolk: Jacqueline K. Peebles
  • Boykins: Brittany B. Ramsey
  • Carrsville: Cindy L. Metcalf

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Pharmacy Technician):

  • Franklin: Ashley L. Dobie and Audra Foster
  • Ivor: Teresa B. Bailey
  • Courtland: Raquel Jones and Maurita A. Scott
  • Capron: Robert S. Finch
  • Carrollton: Ashley M. Neighbors
  • Smithfield: Richard C. M. Wrenn
  • Waverly: Rebecca B. Wheeler
  • Portsmouth: Janet N. Ratemo

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Phlebotomy):

  • Suffolk: Angelita S. Bease, Chaney L. Jennings, Brandy D. Main and Pamela R. Reid
  • Franklin: Monique Dunn
  • Boykins: Brittany B. Ramsey

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Pre-Nursing):

  • Suffolk: Kristen D. Arrowood, Angelita S. Bease, Lisa Cooper, Brittney M. Jacks, Brenna M. Outlaw, Lela M. Picott, Symone A. Stewart (Cum Laude) and Anthony W. Thomas
  • Franklin: Latease E. Boyd, Roslyn S. Taylor, Keanna L. Turner and Marie Denise Wright
  • Courtland: Bianca L. Britt, Gregory E. Deloatch, Danielle S. Whitfield and Shayvonne’ M. Woodley
  • Carrsville: Christie L. McClenny
  • Windsor: Coretta S. King
  • Smithfield: Kristine Bateman and Shayvon S. Wise

Certificate in Career Studies (Professional Welder-Fabricator):

  • Franklin: William T. Richardson, Ryan Walton and Dominique W. Williams

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Professional Welder-Pipe):

  • Franklin: William T. Richardson and Ryan Walton

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Professional Welder-Plate):

  • Franklin: Tyler W. Billups (Summa Cum Laude) and Ryan Walton

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Religious Studies):

  • Newport News: Kecia L.Taliaferro

 
Certificate in Career Studies (Word Processing Technician):

  • Windsor: Valerie Robinson-Ford (Summa Cum Laude)