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Highland Community College 2016 Graduates
5/16/2016

FREEPORT -- The Highland Community College 53rd annual commencement exercises were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, in the Larry F. Kahl Gymnasium inside the Sports Center/YMCA on the HCC campus. Over 600 degrees and certificate were conferred during the 2015 - 2016 academic year.

Graduates Joseph Domanski and Kevyn-Ann Sutter followed the opening remarks by HCC President Tim Hood with a speech to the graduates. The main address to the class of 2016 was given by Dr. Duane Ford, retired president of Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.

The program concluded with HCC alumnus and Galena area businessman, Fred Bonnet '92, extending a welcome to the new Class of 2016.

+ Denotes Summer (2016) Graduate; # Denotes CollegeNOW Graduate

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE

Drey Abbott, Camanche, IA

Michaela Akins, South Wayne, WI

Emilee Anderson, Scales Mound

Ryan Angell, Cedarville

+ Lindsey Arand, Stillman Valley

Christopher Arnold, Warren

Colton Asche , Pecatonica

Ryan Atnip, Mount Carroll

# Bethany Bales, Ridott

Daniel Bales, Ridott

Salina Baltierra, Mount Carroll

Anthony Baltierra, Stockton

Adam Bardell, Ridott

Tannah Bardell, Freeport

Benjamin Bastian, Freeport

Ryan Bausman, Freeport

+ Danielle Brinkmeier, Orangeville

Bryce Brown, Freeport

Jared Clay, Dakota

Richard Corbett, Lena

Kersei Davis, Forreston

Alissa DeHaven, Rock City

Cory Dietmeier, Orangeville

# Kayla Downs, Freeport

Brett Ellefson, Freeport

Jordan Gipper, Byron

Lucas Goncalves, Freeport

Richard Gordon, Freeport

Miranda Grisham, Lanark

+ Jordan Hale, Winslow

Emily Hanlin, Leaf River

Nathaniel Head, Freeport

# Gertrude Heimerdinger, Pearl City

+ Alayna Henze, Dakota

Mya Holland, Lena

Jalen Holman, Freeport

Kenzie Kaiser, Lena

Landon Koester, Freeport

Matthew Krusey, Freeport

+ Jared Kubatzke, Freeport

Lucas Larson, Davis

Kaitlyn Litow, Lena

Megan Livingston, Lanark

Brandon Lizer, Freeport

Timothy Lott, Pearl City

+ Nicholas Marchini, Freeport

Taylor McGath, Freeport

# Bradley Meiners, Davis

Hanna Metzger, Forreston

Steven Middendorf, Eleroy

Ashley Morrison, Rock City

+ Anthony Murphy, Shannon

Brittany Myers, Freeport

Nicholas Myers, Mount Morris

Rylee Obert, Davis

Krystal O’Rourke, Leaf River

# Emily Polizzi, Freeport

Jamie Ponds, Rockford

Jonathan Rasmussen, Mount Carroll

Evan Reichert, Rockford

+#Maya Rockwell, Freeport

Kathryn Ruble, Freeport

# Kathy Ryan, Freeport

Mighty Sandhyapagu, Freeport

Valdet Seferi, Lanark

Katessa Sibley, Mount Carroll

Katlynn Sprague, Cedarville

Seth Standke, Lena

Heather Stenzhorn, Cedarville

Rachel Streight, Hanover

Alexander Stykel, Freeport

Courtney Swalve, Chadwick

Joshua Tillery, Freeport

Drew Truckenmiller, Freeport

Samuel VenHuizen, Stockton

Anna Walker, Freeport

Dylan Williams, Thomson

Brock Wolf, Forreston

Cassidy Wybourn, Lena

Garrett Zeal, Warren


ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

Anna Ameiss, Freeport

Hunter Asche, Freeport

Gokcenur Aslan, Freeport

+ Aleah Bauer, Stockton

Logan Birr, Orangeville

Megan Borchardt, Lena

Brianna Brandt, Thomson

Michelle Bronkema, Pearl City

Alexa Buss, Lena

Joseph Caldwell, Freeport

Sharlene Calvin, Freeport

Tiffany Cates, Rockford

Fallon Chenong, Freeport

+ Morgan Cook, Freeport

+ Nicole Dahm, Freeport

+ Marshell Davis, Freeport

Cory Dietmeier, Orangeville

Emily Dodge, Davis

Joseph Domanski, Pecatonica

Adrianna Eaton, Chicago

Brandi Ernst, Apple River

Lance Ferguson, Freeport

Shania Fischer, Freeport

Angelia Flodeen, Lena

Eva Folks, Galena

Michaela Geiken, Monroe, WI

Erin Glick, Freeport

Elizabeth Graham, Freeport

Kenji Grahame, Pearl City

Taylor Grenoble, Chadwick

Lindsey Grismore, Freeport

+ Shawn Haas, Stockton

Leah Hauser, Freeport

Steven Hauser, Freeport

Mackenzie Heitkam, Freeport

Aaron Hemesath, Freeport

+ Tanner Heppner, Clinton, IA

Lamont Hodnett, Milwaukee, WI

Hillary Hoffman, Freeport

# Jo Hoffman, Durand

Cameron Holub, Pecatonica

Allan Hornung, Freeport

Ja’Keya Horton, Freeport

Kristi Irvin, Polo

# Juliana Johnson, Davis

+ A'Kia Jordan, Freeport

Kenzie Kaiser, Lena

Carrie Koning, Freeport

Brandon Leverington, Freeport

Lorraina Lopez, German Valley

Marissa Mandeldove, Freeport

Kelly Michaelsen, Camanche, IA

Erica Miller, Freeport

Taylor Murphy, Milledgeville

Ryan Nadig, Stockton

Krystal O’Rourke, Leaf River

Alisha Ott, Lena

Morgan Patterson, Polo

Heaven Paul, South Wayne, WI

Kari Paulson, German Valley

Trisha Payne, Freeport

Olivia Peterson, Leaf River

+ Shamar Pierce, Freeport

Morgan Pittsley, Freeport

Rowen Raab, Freeport

Kiah Ranstead, Kent

+ Jacqueline Reynoso, Pecatonica

McKayla Rimington, Lena

Jaylan Robertson, Clayton, NC

Paul Roloff, Freeport

Thomas Rotello, Rockford

Christopher Rothschadl, Lena

Keely Scace, Freeport

Taylor Scace, Freeport

Devin Schiess, Pearl City

Kiley Schulz, Stockton

Tara Schwartz, Forreston

Bethany Shuman, Orangeville

Kyle Smith, Warren

+ Jessica Sneek, Shannon

Julia Stoikes, Freeport

Katherine Strautz, Freeport

+ Kevyn-Ann Sutter, Lena

Courtney Thilmany, Orangeville

+ Hannah Walters, Mount Carroll

Janet Wilken, Leaf River

Samuel Wilkinson, Mount Carroll

Elizabeth Wilson, Freeport

Garrett Zeal, Warren

+ Erik Zuberbuhler, Freeport

Austin Zuck, Freeport


ASSOCIATE OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE

Jared Clay, Dakota

James Curran, Warren

Timothy Dawson, Clinton, IA

Lucas Goncalves, Freeport

Kenzie Kaiser, Lena

David Wichman, Freeport


ASSOCIATE OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE

Ayrton Barbolina, Freeport

Frederick Clark, Mount Carroll

Jonathan Eduarda, Freeport

Angelia Flodeen, Lena

Richard Gordon, Freeport

Christian Hall, Freeport

Tyler Huber, Cedarville

Jordan Kaiser, Lena

Jodie Maines, Rockford

Jordanna McPeek, Pearl City

Brenda Miller, Stockton

Melissa Moshure, Freeport

Paul Mysliwiec, Freeport

Kameron Phillips, Rockford

Aaron Polizzi, Lena

Cheryl Randecker, Freeport

Jaylan Robertson, Clayton, NC

Alexis Rogers, Freeport

Kaitlyn Shaw, Winnebago

Robert Smith, II, Freeport

Courtney Walker, Shannon

Garrett Zeal, Warren


ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

ACCOUNTING

Justin Bamberg, Freeport

Carla Donaldson, Ridott

Rachel Eichmeier, Freeport

Luanne Gordon, Lanark

Amy Huenefeld, Freeport

Joyce Lehman, Orangeville

Diana Olsen, Davis

Rhonda Pearson, Freeport

Kathleen Schubat, Ridott


AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT

Sarah Duncan, Polo

Gregory Leonard, Winnebago

Justin Lott, Pearl City

Jacob Molitor, Nora

Tate Statler, Polo

Maycee Zettle, Rock City


AUTO BODY REPAIR

Eric Johnson, Rockford

Sean Joos, Roscoe

Charles Kovach, Freeport

Johnathan Lampe, Polo

Eric Piper, Dakota

Caz Wurster, Freeport


AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS

Dillon Champion, Lena

Nathan McCann, Sterling

Jason Nelson, Freeport

Ryan Petta, Freeport

Connor Rice, Davis

Carl Sundquist, Shannon


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Courtney Carroll, Lanark

Megan Carus, Lena

Valerie Hale, Freeport

JoAnn Jones, Dixon

Sandra Kortemeier, Freeport

Tanya Turner, Elizabeth

Jodi York, Lanark


EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

Hillary Broshous, Stockton


EQUINE SCIENCE

Abagail Simonsen, Davis Junction

Katelyn Wells, Janesville, WI


GRAPHIC DESIGN

Kelli LaShelle, Freeport

Robert Smith, II, Freeport


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY HEALTHCARE

+ Katrina Bunnell, Freeport

Tiffany Hatfield, Stockton

Ashley Kent, Warren

Donald Spangler, Freeport


INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Katrina Dismuke, Freeport

Daniel Heitkam, Dakota

Dawn Joswick, Mount Morris

Carolyn Rohloff, Monroe, WI


MEDICAL ASSISTANT

+ Lorita Cassell, Freeport

+ Heather Fricke, Freeport

+ Mindy Fuller, Rockford

+ Brittany Goebel, Lena

+ Alisha Kirk, Rochelle

+ Alice Koester, Davis

+ Nicole McFadden, Lena

+ Aurora Schoonhoven, Freeport


NURSING

Alyssa Bamberg, Freeport

Danielle Baumgartner, Freeport

Amber Bell, Freeport

Osha Bledsoe, Freeport

Mikayla Boettner, Freeport

Tamra Brown, Lena

Kyle Clark, Freeport

Tiffany Cole-Endress, Pearl City

Ashley Ehrler, Freeport

Catherine Eiserman, Monroe, WI

Bridget Ennis, Ridott

Christina Gropp, Stockton

Kaylie Hammer, Lena

Juliann Hoppensteadt, Galena

Sally Invergo, Freeport

Bobbi Kump, Oregon

Cynthia LeFevre, Freeport

Amy May, Lena

Jennifer McKee, Warren

Emily Meinert, Winnebago

Lindsay Molitor, Freeport

Amanda Mulhall, McConnell

Marcy Potempa, Freeport

Matthew Rose, Winslow

Jennifer Sanders, Rockford

Katie Sarbacker, Monticello, WI

Whitney Shippert, Freeport

Gina Silvius, Milledgeville

Trijie Tempel, Freeport

Chantel Werle, Cedarville


WEB DESIGN

Robert Smith, II, Freeport


WIND TECHNICIAN

+ Brian Verzak, Freeport


CERIFICATES

ACCOUNTS CLERK

Allison Bamberg, Ridott

Justin Bamberg, Freeport

Gabrielle Batten, Freeport

Karla Beckmeier, Freeport

Renee Berry, Freeport

Julia Bradbury, Freeport

Stephen Diamond, Ridott

Sheri Dyson, Freeport

Roberta Eanes, Freeport

Rachel Eichmeier, Freeport

Pamela Floto, Mount Morris

Leslie Goins, Freeport

Luanne Gordon, Lanark

Jody Grantinetti, Forreston

Emily Gundry, Freeport

Bonnie Hale, Freeport

Laura Hillman, German Valley

Amy Huenefeld, Freeport

Eileen Jordan, Kent

Joyce Lehman, Orangeville

Britney Long, Thomson

Kathy Lott, Pearl City

Tonya Lower, Pearl City

Deanna Meyer, Winslow

Susan Miller, Galena

Lou Moyer, Freeport

Barbara Niesman, Freeport

Janelle Olson, Freeport

Lisa Parriott, Freeport

Rhonda Pearson, Freeport

Yetta Piggue, Freeport

Mario Robinson, Freeport

Kathleen Schubat, Ridott


ACCOUNTING

Allison Bamberg, Ridott

Justin Bamberg, Freeport

Gabrielle Batten, Freeport

Karla Beckmeier, Freeport

Julia Bradbury, Freeport

Stephen Diamond, Ridott

Carla Donaldson, Ridott

Rachel Eichmeier, Freeport

Leslie Goins, Freeport

Luanne Gordon, Lanark

Jody Grantinetti, Forreston

Emily Gundry, Freeport

Bonnie Hale, Freeport

Amy Huenefeld, Freeport

Eileen Jordan, Kent

Joyce Lehman, Orangeville

Britney Long, Thomson

Tonya Lower, Pearl City

Deanna Meyer, Winslow

Crystal Nicklaus, Freeport

Barbara Niesman, Freeport

Diana Olsen, Davis

Janelle Olson, Freeport

Rhonda Pearson, Freeport

Yetta Piggue, Freeport

Kathleen Schubat, Ridott


AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION

Matthew Busjahn, Orangeville

John Coldiron, Brodhead, WI

Christian Cummins, Freeport

Sarah Duncan, Polo

Tyler Gruhn, Lanark

Matthew Kempel, Lena

Jeremy Longamore, Orangeville

Katrina Lowry, Oregon

Tyler Thomas, Pearl City


AUTOBODY REPAIR

Eric Johnson, Rockford

Charles Kovach, Freeport

Timothy Ratledge, Forreston

Caz Wurster, Freeport


AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE - LEVEL I

David Albrecht, Elizabeth

James Amundsen, Ridott

James Barton, Mount Morris

Brian Baumgartner, Freeport

Brandon Block, Pearl City

Christopher Boolman, Freeport

Colin Carey, Freeport

Kevin Clark, Freeport

Michael Cross, Lena

Robert Davidson, Freeport

Ryan Dietrich, Byron

Jeramiah Gee, Freeport

Benjamin Hauch, Freeport

Joshua Hinrichs, Milledgeville

Todd Holland, Hanover

Todd Matteson, Durand

Zachary Maurer, Pearl City

Nathan McCann, Sterling

Karver McPeek, Stockton

Brian Murphy, Monticello, WI

Jason Nelson, Freeport

Charles Nobis, Warren

Ryan Petta, Freeport

William Reed, Freeport

Connor Rice, Davis

Matthew Schreiber, Freeport

Benjamin Smith, Monroe

Kristin Stinnett, Durand

Carl Sundquist, Shannon

Norman Vaught, Freeport

Kyle Vick, Lena

Charles Waggener, Freeport

John Weber, Freeport

Joshua Wilken, Forreston

Marvin Zulke, Freeport


AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE - LEVEL II

David Albrecht, Elizabeth

James Barton, Mount Morris

Brian Baumgartner, Freeport

Colin Carey, Freeport

Michael Cross, Lena

Robert Davidson, Freeport

Ryan Dietrich, Byron

Jeramiah Gee, Freeport

Benjamin Hauch, Freeport

Joshua Hinrichs, Milledgeville

Todd Holland, Hanover

Todd Matteson, Durand

Zachary Maurer, Pearl City

Nathan McCann, Sterling

Karver McPeek, Stockton

Nicholas Miller, Lena

Jason Nelson, Freeport

Ryan Petta, Freeport

William Reed, Freeport

Connor Rice, Davis

Benjamin Smith, Monroe, WI

Kristin Stinnett, Durand

Carl Sundquist, Shannon

Norman Vaught, Freeport

Kyle Vick, Lena

Joshua Wilken, Forreston

Marvin Zulke, Freeport


CLERICAL BUSINESS

Melissa Alvey, Freeport

Stephanie Degenhardt, Freeport

Katrina Dismuke, Freeport

Rachel Eichmeier, Freeport

Jackie Ernst, Stockton

Melissa Howard, Freeport

Jody Katzenberger, Lena

Rileyson Liberia, Freeport

Kathy Lott, Pearl City

Crystal Miller, Freeport

Lou Moyer, Freeport

Terri Murray, Freeport

Sharon Scudder, Forreston

Courtney Walker, Shannon

Tina Wilkerson, Scales Mound


CLERK/TYPIST

Haley Breuning, Elizabeth

Stephanie Degenhardt, Freeport

Katrina Dismuke, Freeport

Melissa Howard, Freeport

Jody Katzenberger, Lena

Kathy Lott, Pearl City

Crystal Miller, Freeport

Lou Moyer, Freeport

Crystal Nicklaus, Freeport

Naomi Triplett, Freeport


COMPUTER TECHNICIAN

Christina Bardell, Dubuque, IA

Eddie Batten, Freeport

Shane Becker, Freeport

Harve Burns, Freeport

Mark Courter, Mount Morris

Felipe Cruz, Freeport

Anthony Ehrler, Freeport

Carol Ellefson, Orangeville

Cole Feiner, Freeport

Dimitrios Karabetsos, Freeport

Gerald Keeney, Lena

Jackie Parks, Freeport

Bruce Pittluck, German Valley

Chad Pospischil, Freeport

Douglas Stone, Lena

Carol Thies, Galena

Douglas Valkema, Freeport

Melinda VanNatta-deCuellar, Galena

Jeffrey Whitson, Forreston


COSMETOLOGY

+ Jennika Alber, Cedarville

+ Alexandria Ankney, Dixon

+ Susanna Bayer, Lena

+ Kristen Geary, Chadwick

+ Larissa Gruendler, Forreston

+ Shavonna Reed, Freeport

+ Brenda Reynoso, Pecatonica

Monica Rodriguez, Freeport

Kelcey Webber, Rock Falls

Julian Young, Freeport


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - INFANT/TODDLER

Ashlynn Pierce, Rock Falls

Carly Stites, Orangeville


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - INFANT/TODDLER - LEVEL 2

Courtney Carroll, Lanark

Valerie Hale, Freeport

Tanya Turner, Elizabeth


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - LEVEL 2

Tabitha Ahrens, Freeport

Christina Brokhausen, Dakota

Virginia Buss, Rockford

Courtney Carroll, Lanark

Kathleen Dittmar, Freeport

Amy Gempler, Freeport

Valerie Hale, Freeport

JoAnn Jones, Dixon

Shontrell Linebarger, Freeport

Patricia Seals, Freeport

Erika Stampfli, Freeport

Carly Stites, Orangeville

Chad Wilhelms, Freeport


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - LEVEL 3

Christina Brokhausen, Dakota

Courtney Carroll, Lanark

Kathleen Dittmar, Freeport

Valerie Hale, Freeport

JoAnn Jones, Dixon

Shontrell Linebarger, Freeport

Patricia Seals, Freeport


EQUINE MASSAGE THERAPIST

Misty Adams, Davis

Emily Hilton, Pecatonica

Gretchen Wojtas-Johnson, Forreston

EQUINE STABLE MANAGER

Misty Adams, Davis

Gretchen Wojtas-Johnson, Forreston


GENERAL EQUINE SCIENCE

Misty Adams, Davis


GRAPHIC DESIGN

Kelli LaShelle, Freeport


INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

William Baker, Rock City


INFORMATION WORD PROCESSING

Katrina Dismuke, Freeport

Jody Katzenberger Lena

Kathy Lott, Pearl City

Lou Moyer, Freeport

Naomi Triplett, Freeport


MEDICAL CODING

+ Katrina Bunnell, Freeport

+ Mandi Milliken, Freeport

Donald Spangler, Freeport


PROFESSIONAL TAX PREPARER

Carla Donaldson, Ridott

Sheri Dyson, Freeport

Rachel Eichmeier, Freeport

Luanne Gordon, Lanark

Amy Huenefeld, Freeport

Joyce Lehman, Orangeville

Tonya Lower, Pearl City

Barbara Niesman, Freeport

Diana Olsen, Davis

Janelle Olson, Freeport

Rhonda Pearson, Freeport

Kathleen Schubat, Ridott


QUICKBOOKS PROFESSIONAL

Justin Bamberg, Freeport

Gabrielle Batten, Freeport

Karla Beckmeier, Freeport

Julia Bradbury, Freeport

Sheri Dyson, Freeport

Rachel Eichmeier, Freeport

Luanne Gordon, Lanark

Jody Grantinetti, Forreston

Amy Huenefeld, Freeport

Kortney Hull, South Wayne, WI

Joyce Lehman, Orangeville

Tonya Lower, Pearl City

Sheila McCarthy, Freeport

Lou Moyer, Freeport

Barbara Niesman, Freeport

Diana Olsen, Davis

Janelle Olson, Freeport

Lisa Parriott, Freeport

Rhonda Pearson, Freeport

Kathleen Schubat, Ridott


BASIC WELDING

Marshall Benters, Mount Carroll

Brenton Cowan, Freeport

Riley Denekas, Shannon

Richard Gordon, Freeport

Catherine Higley, Lanark

Alex Moutrey, Lanark

Taylor Sanders, Pecatonica

Robert Sadler, Durand

James Young, Freeport


WELDING AND FABRICATION

Marshall Benters, Mount Carroll

Richard Gordon, Freeport

Jacob Molitor, Nora

Alex Moutrey, Lanark

Robert Sadler, Durand

James Young, Freeport



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