235 graduate from Paul D. Camp

Published 1:35 pm Thursday, May 24, 2012

Paul D. Camp Community College held its 41st annual commencement ceremonies earlier this month at the College’s Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin. The largest graduating class in the history of the College — more than 235 students — received their degrees and certificates.

Delegate Lionell Spruill Sr., a member of the Virginia House of Delegates since 1994, delivered the commencement address. Student speakers for the commencement were siblings Hannah and Josiah Barrett of Wakefield.

The 2011 PDCCC Award for Excellence in Education was presented to Dr. Harriette Arrington, dean of academic programs on the Hobbs Suffolk Campus.

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The J. Paul Councill Jr. Community Service Award was presented to Carroll Story, a community leader who has worked tirelessly to assist displaced workers.

Professor Emeritus recognition was bestowed upon Dr. Patsy Joyner, who retired in January as vice president of institutional advancement.

Area students earning degrees and certificates included the following:

Degree of Associate of Arts and Science in Business Administration

  • Suffolk: Kenneth Brown, Elizabeth Doughty (cum laude), Johnetta Robinson and Candace Woods (cum laude)
  • Smithfield: Darius Bragg (cum laude)
  • Windsor: Merdell Simmons, Sean Taylor

Degree of Associate of Arts and Science in Education

  • Suffolk: Brian Bass (Magna cum laude and PTK), Elizabeth Doughty (cum laude), Carrie Robertson and Ida Thompson (Summa cum laude and PTK)
  • Windsor: Jessica Klass, Angela Minga

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

  • Suffolk: Logan Patterson (Summa cum laude and PTK)
  • Smithfield: Joshua Stacey (Summa cum laude and PTK) and Joshua Wilkes

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

  • Suffolk: Gerald Brandsasse (cum laude), Christopher Graham (Magna cum laude), Jessica Hicks, Miranda Hodge, Karen Jenkins (Magna cum laude and PTK), Keshia Jones, Adam Kania, LaQuisa McGlone, Earl F. Nichols (Magna cum laude), Ernestine Powell (Magna cum laude) and Shakeema Bell-Wilson
  • Smithfield: Corey Holmes (PTK)
  • Carrollton: Kassandra Ford (Magna cum laude and PTK)
  • Windsor: Brandon Stephens

Degree of Associate in Arts and Science in Science

  • Suffolk: John A. Carr (cum laude and PTK), Dominic Chirico (Summa cum laude), Jamie Durden (cum laude and PTK), Laura M. Smith and Alicia Zolinski

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

  • Suffolk: Cordney Hill and William E. Ivey III
  • Windsor: Tarja Randall

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

  • Suffolk: William E. Ivey III, Tyesha Moore, Rosalyn Ward (Magna cum laude and PTK) and Doris Wilson
  • Smithfield: Jervaris Whitney

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

  • Smithfield: Veronica Handy (cum laude)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science (Early Childhood Development)

  • Suffolk: Ebony Baker (Magna cum laude), Annette Hale, Celestine Holloway-Jones (Magna cum laude) and Leona Mabrey (Magna cum laude)
  • Carrollton: Tiffany R. Cox
  • Smithfield: Melody Jones (Summa cum laude and PTK)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Industrial Technology

  • Suffolk: Clayton Walley (Magna cum laude and PTK), Victor L. Williams (Magna cum laude and PTK)

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

  • Carrsville: Laura Joscelyn (Summa cum laude)
  • Windsor: Anthony Wayne Spivey Jr. (Magna cum laude and PTK)

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

  • Suffolk: Rhonda D. Knight, Erica Morgan (PTK) and Parris Scott
  • Smithfield: Iris Bryant-Tyler

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

  • Suffolk: James L. Jenkins (cum laude)
  • Windsor: Joseph Naneville (Summa cum laude)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Management (Marketing)

  • Suffolk: Erica Morgan (PTK)

Degree of Associate in Applied Science in Nursing

  • Suffolk: Nicole Bedoya (PTK), Janie D’Amico (Magna cum laude), Whitney Irvine, Jenipher McMillan, Leticia Mickels (cum laude), Jessica R. Scott and Katina Sharpe
  • Carrsville: Yvonne Creech and Jessica Tarrant (cum laude)
  • Windsor: Ashlee Landrus and Stephanie Marshall
  • Smithfield: Jordyn McGrew

Certificate in Clerical Studies

  • Smithfield: Veronica Handy (cum laude)

Certificate in Early Childhood Development Assistant

  • Suffolk: Ebony Baker (Magna cum laude), Celestine Holloway-Jones (Magna cum laude) and Leona Mabrey (Magna cum laude)
  • Smithfield: Melody Jones (Summa cum laude and PTK)

Certificate in Electricity

  • Windsor: Larry Mason (cum laude and PTK)

Certificate in General Education

  • Suffolk: Brian Bass (Magna cum laude and PTK), Gerald Brandsasse (cum laude), Kenneth Brown, Brittany Chavis, Dominic Chirico (Summa cum laude), Elizabeth Doughty (cum laude), Jamie Durden (cum laude and PTK), Christopher Graham (Magna cum laude), Cecilia Harrell, Barbara Hickman, Jessica Hicks, Miranda Hodge, Karen Jenkins (Magna cum laude and PTK), Keshia Y. Jones, Renee Jones, Adam Kania, LaQuisa McGlone, Gabrielle McGuire, Earl F. Nichols (Magna cum laude), Logan Patterson (Summa cum laude and PTK), Ernestine Powell (Magna cum laude), Johnette Robinson, Laura M. Smith, Melissa Tilton, Quinten White, James B. Williams Jr. (PTK), Shakeema Bell-Wilson, Candace Woods (cum laude) and Alicia Zolinski
  • Windsor: Jessica Klass, Merdell Simmons, Stephanie Sproul and Sean Taylor
  • Smithfield: Darius Bragg (cum laude), Trakelia Hamlin, Corey Holmes (PTK) and Joshua Stacey (Summa cum laude and PTK)
  • Carrollton: Kassandra Ford (Magna cum laude and PTK)

Certificate in Career Studies (Bookkeeping)

  • Smithfield: Veronica Handy (cum laude) and Iris Bryant-Tyler

Certificate in Career Studies (Childcare I)

  • Suffolk: Ebony Baker (Magna cum laude), Leona Mabrey (Magna cum laude), Amy Towns
  • Smithfield: Melody Jones (Summa cum laude and PTK)

Certificate in Career Studies (Childcare II)

  • Suffolk: Ebony Baker (Magna cum laude) and Leona Mabrey (Magna cum laude)
  • Smithfield: Melody Jones (Summa cum laude and PTK)

Certificate in Career Studies (Computer Support Specialist)

  • Suffolk: Aaron Legg
  • Windsor: Anthony Wayne Spivey Jr. (Magna cum laude and PTK)

Certificate in Career Studies (Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management)

  • Smithfield: Iris Bryant-Tyler

Certificate in Career Studies (Hardware and Software Support)

  • Suffolk: Jennifer E. Harrell
  • Smithfield: Joshua Stacey (Summa cum laude and PTK)

Certificate in Career Studies (Leadership)

  • Smithfield: Iris Bryant-Tyler

Certificate in Career Studies (Medical Office Billing Clerk)

  • Suffolk: Jacqueline A. Clark

Certificate in Career Studies (Medical Office Specialist)

  • Suffolk: Jacqueline A. Clark, Rita Ennis and Katie Lester

Certificate in Career Studies (Nurse Aide)

  • Suffolk: Connie Holliman, Melissa Lowe and Anne Thorne
  • Windsor: Elizabeth McCullough

Certificate in Career Studies (Phlebotomy)

  • Suffolk: Jasmine Chambliss, Melissa Lowe (PTK)

Certificate in Career Studies (Pre-Nursing)

  • Suffolk: Jamie L. Curtis, Michelle Hollomon, Kenya Knight, Kimberly Phelps and Shakeema Bell-Wilson
  • Carrollton: Damaris Drew

Certificate in Career Studies (Professional Welder-Fabricator)

  • Suffolk: Clayton Walley (Magna cum laude and PTK)

Certificate in Career Studies (Professional Welder-Plate)

  • Suffolk: Clayton Walley (Magna cum laude and PTK)