Paul D. Camp Community College 44th Annual Commencement Exercises Held May 15, 2015

Graduation ProcessionChristien Powell of the Southampton High School Marching Band, which is under the direction of Aubrey K. Harrington, leads the procession from the main building to the Regional Workforce Development Center during Paul D. Camp Community College’s 44th Annual Commencement Exercises.
 
Paul D. Camp Community College held its 44thAnnual Commencement on May 15, 2015. The ceremony was held at the College’s Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin. More than 250 students received degrees and certificates.
 
Col. Lula B. Holland, retired from the Army Reserves after serving as Chief Nurse in the 18th Field Hospital and also retired Assistant Director of the Portsmouth City Department of Social Services, delivered the keynote address. Student speaker for the commencement was Courtney Wright of Suffolk.
 
In addition to the conferring of degrees and certificates, the following honors and additional recognitions occurred:

  • Virginia Community College Association’s 2014 Showcase awards winners were recognized. They are: Cinda Schmitt, Associate Professor of Administrative Support Technology; Issi Patterson, Executive Secretary in Academic Programs; and Cathy Cutchins, Executive Assistant to the Interim President.
  • 2014-15 PDCCC Award for Excellence in Education was presented to Dr. Justin Oliver, Interim Dean of Transfer Programs and the Hobbs Suffolk Campus. Dr. Oliver was selected by his peers for this honor. This is an annual recognition at the College.
  • 2015 J. Paul Councill Jr. Community Service Award was presented to Roberta Naranjo, who served for more than four decades on the Southampton County School Board. She has been an advocate of PDCCC, particularly of the Nursing Program, and was a driving force in developing the partnership with Southampton Memorial Hospital and Southampton County Public Schools, which is currently a partnership with the College.
  • Professor Emeritus recognition was bestowed upon Mr. Mike Forrest, retired Associate Professor and Lead Faculty for Electricity/Electrical; Mr. Ron Osborne, retired Assistant Professor and Lead Faculty for Administration of Justice; and Dr. Candace Rogers, retired Dean of Nursing and Allied Health.

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

  • Suffolk: Tisha J.Warren
  • Franklin: Tyler W. Billups (Summa Cum Laude), Salean’a M. Saunders and Philbert D. Taylor (Cum Laude)
  • Sedley: Ashley L. Worth
  • Ivor: Victoria A. Marks (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Zuni: Amber R. Ballance (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Smithfield: Shavonda E. Davis (Summa Cum Laude), Audrey D. Kraemer (Summa Cum Laude) and Samantha Lee (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Carrollton: Susan Carr-Dow
  • Chesapeake: Sheila Hill (Magna Cum Laude)

Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree in Education:

  • Suffolk: Brandi Owens
  • Franklin: Tanisha L. Ford and Bethany C. Ramey
  • Ivor: Katelyne Isaacs (Summa Cum Laude) and Victoria Marks (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Boykins: Jasmine D. Anderson (PTK) and Gabrielle M. McGuire
  • Courtland: Katharine N. Harville (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Windsor: Stephanie J. Whitley
  • Carrollton: Tracy L. Morales

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

  • Suffolk: David T. Hunter and Micah H. Thomas
  • Franklin: Justin E. Armstrong (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Windsor: Jacquelynn Q. Clark

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

  • Suffolk: Angelita S. Cohen, Sarah Jo Carr, Reagan L. Colley, Tunisha C. Goodwyn, Rachel A. Hamilton (Cum Laude), David T. Hunter, Richard R. Hyman III (Summa Cum Laude), Lexus M. Isom (Cum Laude), Crystal A. Jones, Gabrielle M. Jones (Cum Laude and PTK), Travis J. Jones, John T. Lowry (Cum Laude), Jozee’ C. McPherson (Cum Laude and PTK), Heather N. Miles, Keith R. Owens, Christine Y. Pinell, Miranda S. Prentice, Chelsey M. Reeder, Micah H. Thomas, Trinity M. Torres (Cum Laude), Tisha J. Warren, Jordan T. West, Kelly C. Woods, Courtney E. Wright (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Miranda E. Wright
  • Franklin: Shamar O. Ballard (Magna Cum Laude), Katlyn R. Drake, Virginia Goode (Cum Laude), Nora R. Hathan (Cum Laude), Shadeejah T. Hunt (Cum Laude), Abigail L. Idisi (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Porschia Lee, Malik L. Phillips (Summa Cum Laude), Nadia D. Purvis (Summa Cum Laude), Salean’a M. Saunders, Catherine A. Scott (Summa Cum Laude and PTK), Stacy R. Stauffer-Pauley (Cum Laude), Jacob A. Tatum (Summa Cum Laude) and Joshua D. Turner (Cum Laude)
  • Courtland: Kirstyn Andrew (Magna Cum Laude), Jessica L. Haydu (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Rhema Johnson (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Ivor: Victoria A. Marks (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Boykins: Katrina R. Williams (Cum Laude)
  • Capron: Shaunye’ T. Burton (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Drewryville: Rebekah R. McDonald (Cum Laude)
  • Windsor: Breanna L. Black
  • Carrsville: Jacob Bradshaw (Summa Cum Laude and PTK) and Christie L. McClenny
  • Smithfield: Joseph C. Grant, Trakelia Hamlin, Joshua H. Marshall and Emily M. Lumley
  • Wakefield: Maliea H. Rogers (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Surry: Leighland W. Stone (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Portsmouth: Ludgie Pierre
  • Chesapeake: Sheila Hill (Magna Cum Laude) and Kelly Riddick
  • Petersburg: Leroy Moore Jr.
  • Harrisonburg: Jordan E. Edwards (Magna Cum Laude)

Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree in Science:

  • Suffolk: Jared C. Bass, Blake T. Lester and Laura M. Smith
  • Franklin: Ja’Lisa Hicks (Magna Cum Laude) and Jeanetta Sessoms (Cum Laude)
  • Courtland: Kirstyn P. Andrew (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Newsoms: Jessica A. Packer and Joshua W. Riddick
  • Ivor: Francheska Rodriquez-Galarce
  • Carrsville: Whitney R. Searcy (Magna Cum Laude)

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

  • Suffolk: Pebbles N. Cross, Latasha Johnson and Laura L. Quesenberry
  • Franklin: John D. Cornwell Jr. (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Sedley: Mitchell W. White
  • Capron: Lisa A. Martinette (Cum Laude)
  • Boykins: William Gray and Kaitlyn B. Holloman (Magna Cum Laude)

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

  • Suffolk: John Deehan (Summa Cum Laude), Edwin J. Delgado (Summa Cum Laude), Benjamin I. Holland (Summa Cum Laude), Deanie M. Robertson (Summa Cum Laude) and Kari E. Van Wassen (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Franklin: Tiffany L. Newby
  • Courtland: Jalen T. Boone, Justin T. Boone and Michael D. Harville (Cum Laude)
  • Boykins: LeAndra K. Watford
  • Wakefield: Timothy R. Russell
  • Windsor: Benjamin W. Joslin (Cum Laude)
  • Smithfield: Ryan L. Ellis (Cum Laude) and Michael W. Hartman Jr.
  • Chesapeake: Cozette L. Solomon

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

  • Suffolk: Shannon L. Wolfe (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Newsoms: Alyssa M. Cranfill

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

  • Suffolk: Shannon L. Wolfe (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Carrollton: Vicki M. Mottley (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)

Associate of Applied Sciences Degree in Early Childhood Development:

  • Suffolk: Pamela R. Reid (Magna Cum Laude) and Tracey White (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Franklin: Kahlie D. Worrell
  • Courtland: Patricia Drake
  • Sedley: Rekitia R. Jordan
  • Windsor: Michelle L. Myers (Magna Cum Laude)

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

  • Suffolk: Brian Boone (Magna Cum Laude)

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

  • Franklin: Steve A. Saunders (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Windsor: Raymond E. Maya Jr. (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)

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

  • Suffolk: Nestor Boose (Magna Cum Laude), Laura A. Case (Cum Laude) and Shaun A. Woodhouse (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Zuni: Michele L. Marsee
  • Windsor: Timothy L. McDowell (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Portsmouth: LaTonya Y. White (Magna Cum Laude)

Associate of Applied Sciences Degree in Management (Marketing):

  • Suffolk: Shaun A. Woodhouse (Magna Cum Laude)

Associate of Applied Sciences in Nursing:

  • Suffolk: Kimberly H. Cribb, Rhonda Hines, Erica C. Lewis, Katie M. Ricks and Brandi J. Spivey
  • Franklin: Rebecca T. Ballance (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Erica Beale, Latease E.Boyd, Katrina L. Esterly (Magna Cum Laude), Brittany P. Hart, Taylor Vick and Kelly R. Warren
  • Sedley: Olivia N. Walker
  • Courtland: Candice L. Bailey, Teresa M. Lowe and Jessica L. Watson (Cum Laude)
  • Newsoms: Latarsha R. Stith
  • Branchville: Jessica A. Sadler
  • Carrsville: Lyndsay Duke
  • Windsor: Mary C. Darden and Justin C. Griffin
  • Chesapeake: Kelly M. Hadley and Autumn C. Wiedel
  • Portsmouth: Shontel A. Watters
  • Eure, NC: Lauren Heckenlaible (Magna Cum Laude)

Certificate in Clerical Studies:

  • Suffolk: Shannon L. Wolfe (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)

Certificate in Early Childhood Development Assistant:

  • Suffolk: Pamela R. Reid (Magna Cum Laude), Charlene L. Walker-Biggs and Tracey White (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Franklin: Karen Earls, Brittany N. Joyner and Jessica A. Robinson
  • Courtland: Patricia Drake
  • Sedley: Rekitia R. Jordan
  • Windsor: Michelle L. Myers (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Emporia: Hannah J. Tuck

Certificate in Electricity:

  • Franklin: Travis T. Pope and Deshon D. Saunders
  • Windsor: Raymond E. Maya Jr. (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)

Certificate in General Education:

  • Suffolk: Jared C. Bass, Sarah Jo Carr, Angelita S. Cohen, Reagan L. Colley, Shawn R. Daniels, Tunisha C. Goodwyn, Rachel A. Hamilton (Cum Laude), Tinisha Hawkins, David T. Hunter, Richard. R. Hyman III (Summa Cum Laude), Lexus M. Isom (Cum Laude), Crystal A. Jones, Gabrielle M. Jones (Cum Laude and PTK), Travis J. Jones, John T. Lowry (Cum Laude), Jozee’ C. McPherson (Cum Laude and PTK), Heather N. Miles, Brandi A. Owens, Keith R. Owens, Christine Y. Pinell, Miranda S. Prentice, Chelsea M. Reeder, Laura M. Smith, Micah H. Thomas, Trinity M. Torres (Cum Laude), Tisha J. Warren, Jordan T. West, Kelly C. Woods and Courtney E. Wright (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Franklin: Shamar O. Ballard (Magna Cum Laude), Katlyn R. Drake, Tanisha L. Ford, Virginia Goode (Cum Laude), Nora R. Hathan (Cum Laude), Shadeejah T. Hunt (Cum Laude), Abigail L. Idisi (Magna Cum Laude and PTK), Porschia Lee, Malik L. Phillips (Summa Cum Laude), Nayasia T. Pope, Nadia D. Purvis (Summa Cum Laude), Salean’a M. Saunders, Catherine A. Scott (Summa Cum Laude and PTK), Jeanetta Sessoms (Cum Laude), Stacy R. Stauffer-Pauley (Cum Laude), Jacob A. Tatum (Summa Cum Laude) and Demetri T. Wiggins
  • Ivor: Victoria A. Marks (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Sedley: Deshawn R. Ricks
  • Courtland: Kirstyn P. Andrew (Magna Cum Laude), Katharine N. Harville (Summa Cum Laude and PTK), Jessica L. Haydu (Magna Cum Laude and PTK) and Rhema Johnson (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Newsoms: Joshua W. Riddick
  • Boykins: Jasmine D. Anderson (PTK) and Katrina R. Williams (Cum Laude)
  • Capron: Shaunye’ T.Burton (Summa Cum Laude) and Saiquan R. Mason
  • Carrsville: Christie L. McClenny and Whitney R. Searcy (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Windsor: Breanna L. Black, Jacquelynn Q. Clark and Stephanie J. Whitley
  • Carrollton: Susan Carr-Dow (Magna Cum Laude) and Tracy L. Morales
  • Smithfield: Shavonda E. Davis (Summa Cum Laude), Joseph C. Grant, Audrey D. Kraemer (Summa Cum Laude), Samantha Lee (Summa Cum Laude), Joshua H. Marshall and Wanda Pearson
  • Wakefield: Maliea H. Rogers (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Emporia: Ashley N. Johnson
  • Chesapeake: Kelly Riddick
  • Portsmouth: Ludgie Pierre
  • Harrisonburg: Jordan E. Edwards (Magna Cum Laude)

Certificate in Practical Nursing:

  • Suffolk: Shaniqua Q. Chambliss, Tonia E. Mason, Ashanda L. Mills, Denise Shoemaker and Stephen L. Wilson
  • Franklin: Haley Dixon and Amber Jarratt
  • Ivor: Jessica M. Beil
  • Sedley: Jessica Edwards
  • Courtland: Brittany Johnson, and Dixie D. Porter Magette
  • Carrsville: Jordan Jones
  • Windsor: J. Alexis Blankenship and Coretta King
  • Carrollton: Chelsea N. Drake
  • Emporia: Judy K. Wyche
  • Toano: Heidi E. Bussler
  • Elizabeth City, NC: Tonisha D. Hayer

Career Studies Certificate in Advanced Early Childhood Development:

  • Suffolk: Pamela R. Reid (Magna Cum Laude) and Tracey White (Cum Laude)
  • Franklin: Karen Earls and Kahlie D. Worrell
  • Sedley: Rekitia R. Jordan
  • Courtland: Patricia Drake
  • Windsor: Michelle L. Myers (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Emporia: Hannah J. Tuck

Career Studies Certificate in Bookkeeping:

  • Suffolk: Amanda K. Barbour and Shannon L. Wolfe (Summa Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Franklin: Philbert D. Taylor (Cum Laude)
  • Zuni: Brenda Anyanwu
  • Carrsville: Inderjeet Kaur

Career Studies Certificate in Computer Support Specialist:

  • Suffolk: Keith G. Jordan, Micah H. Thomas and Dana Veney
  • Franklin: Angela Harp and Stacy R. Stauffer-Pauley (Cum Laude)

Career Studies Certificate in Early Childhood Development:

  • Suffolk: Pamela R. Reid (Magna Cum Laude) and Tracey White (Cum Laude)
  • Franklin: Karen Earls and Kahlie D. Worrell
  • Sedley: Rekitia R. Jordan
  • Windsor: Brenda K. Anderson and Michelle L. Myers (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Emporia: Hannah J. Tuck

Career Studies Certificate in Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management:

  • Windsor: Timothy L. McDowell (Summa Cum Laude)

Career Studies Certificate in Fired Science Technology:

  • Newsoms: Zachary S. Vann

Career Studies Certificate in Hardware and Software Support:

  • Suffolk: Samantha Branch and Micah H. Thomas
  • Franklin: Aaron Graham and Angela Harp
  • Windsor: Victor L. Williams

Career Studies Certificate in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning:

  • Suffolk: Terrel Faulk
  • Franklin: Samuel Darden, Carlos S. Lawrence and Michael Smith
  • Courtland: Melvin Evans and James A. Watlet Jr.
  • Capron: Saiquan R. Mason
  • Zuni: Garren R. Curtis Meyers
  • Carrsville: Medford G. Franklin
  • Smithfield: Christopher R. Kurowski
  • Wakefield: Joseph J. Boychuck
  • Portsmouth: Sean T. Dodd
  • Hobbsville, NC: Lance C. Greene

Career Studies Certificate in Industrial Maintenance:

  • Franklin: Dominique W. Williams

Career Studies Certificate in Industrial/Residential Wiring:

  • Franklin: Tony L. Pulley Jr.

Career Studies Certificate in Leadership:

  • Suffolk: Terricka Rodriquez

Career Studies Certificate in Medical Office Billing Clerk:

  • Suffolk: Michelle L. Chess and Robin S. Lane
  • Franklin: Vakiah C. Artis, Brittney Brown, Violet L. Brown, Rita M. Hawkins and Quasha C. Parham
  • Smithfield: Eleanor F. Hawkins

Career Studies Certificate in Medical Office Code/Reimbursement:

  • Suffolk: Michelle L. Chess
  • Franklin: Vakiah C. Artis

Career Studies Certificate in Medical Office Specialist:

  • Suffolk: Michelle L. Chess and Robin S. Lane
  • Franklin: Brittney Brown, Nancy McCravey and Jasmine M. Ricks
  • Courtland: Joyce Gordon-Graves and Morgan A. Hulker
  • Smithfield: Toni A. Tatum

Career Studies Certificate in Nurse Aide:

  • Suffolk: Ginger M. Evans and Tinisha Hawkins
  • Franklin: Youlanda D. Haskins, Jazzi R. King, Alisha O’Neal and Chelsea B. Spivey
  • Courtland: Katerina M. Mahoney and Diamond Mason
  • Capron: Sarah C. Thorpe
  • Zuni: Hannah L. Anderson, Stephanie Grain and Kendall Griffin
  • Carrsville: Courtney D. Rice
  • Windsor: Elizabeth R. Olson

Career Studies Certificate in Pharmacy Technician:

  • Suffolk: Rebecca Bartlett and Damacita’ I. Cave
  • Franklin: LaRisha D. Britt, Ashley L. Dobie, Heather L. Joyce and April D. Lankford
  • Zuni: Brittany Kelso
  • Boykins: Selena N. Beals
  • Capron: Trista K. Smith
  • Carrsville: Christel Archer
  • Smithfield: Carmen Madere
  • Chesapeake: David B. Johnson

Career Studies Certificate in Phlebotomy:

  • Suffolk: Sandy C. Boone, Shawn R. Daniels, Suzanne M. Etheridge, Tinisha Hawkins and Anna E. Smith
  • Franklin: Wendy L. Howell, Takeisha Rawls and April H. Warren
  • Courtland: Eboney K. Joyner
  • Zuni: Teresa R. Unser
  • Carrsville: Courtney D. Rice
  • Newport News: Tanisha M. White

Career Studies Certificate in Pre-Nursing:

  • Suffolk: Kristen D. Arrowood, ShaVaughn Gordon, Tarsheva Holland, David T. Hunter, Brandy D. Main, Leny F. Maldonado, Bennie E. Perry III and Courtney E. Wright (Magna Cum Laude and PTK)
  • Franklin: Mercedes D. Barnes, Hannah G. Beach, Samantha Cole, Jakwon L. Cross, Alisha O’Neal, Sparkle C. Russell, Chelsea B. Spivey and Shakayta Wood
  • Ivor: Francheska Rodriguez-Galarce
  • Zuni: Laura A. Vick
  • Carrsville: Christie L. McClenny, Amber F. Presson and Chandler B. Stuck
  • Windsor: Shannon Clark and Meredith K. Coggsdale
  • Portsmouth: Ludgie Pierre
  • Corapeake, NC: LaShay M. Johnson

Career Studies Certificate in Professional Welder-Pipe:

  • Franklin: Dominique W. Williams

Career Studies Certificate in Professional Welder-Plate:

  • Franklin: Wayne R. Small

Career Studies Certificate in Religious Studies:

  • Suffolk: Fred Spratley
  • Smithfield: Joseph C. Grant (Cum Laude)

Career Studies Certificate in Robotics:

  • Suffolk: Brian Boone (Magna Cum Laude) and Charles Whitfield Jr.