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Highland recognizes outstanding 2012 graduates
5/24/2012

FREEPORTHighland Community College awarded 420 degrees and certificates at its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 19, 2012.

Since 1962, Highland has had over 12,000 graduates and has touched the lives of thousands more through adult and community education programs. Success stories abound, and the College enjoys recognizing the students who achieved academically and those who overcame the odds to achieve their dream of earning a college degree.

A convocation ceremony was held the Thursday preceding graduation at which faculty members and staff presented awards to exceptional students. The following 2012 recipients demonstrate the diversity of goals and interests pursued by Highland students:

Brandi Brown of Freeport received the Business Administration Award.

Scott Gardner of Polo received the Wind Turbine Technology Award.

Andrew Dorsey of Freeport received the Fine Arts/Performing Arts Award.

Miles Turner of Warren received the Fine Arts/Visual Arts Award.

Joy Gerbode of Lena received the Liberal Arts Award.

Elizabeth Stauffer of Polo received the Life Science Award.

Mary von Schrott of Pearl City received the Nursing Award.

Brandon Wampfler of Stockton was presented with the Physical Science Award.

Jacob Crome of Stockton was presented with the Citizenship Award.

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