DCCC Recognizes 110 High School Equivalency Graduates

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May 11, 2015 – Davidson County Community College recognized 110 graduates of its high school equivalency programs during the annual College and Career Readiness commencement ceremony held Friday night in Brinkley Gymnasium on the Davidson Campus.

Adonis “Sporty” Jeralds, clinical instructor for the Department of Sport and Entertainment Management at the University of South Carolina and a community relations representative for the Charlotte Hornets, addressed the 2015 graduating class. Graduate Jennifer Wiegand also presented remarks.

The following students received diplomas:

Black Mountain: Tammy Ward, Anna Wolfe

Clemmons: Charles Patterson

Denton: Christopher Beam

Greensboro: Tiffany Crowder

High Point: Denise Little-Faison, Kevin Smith, James Smolko, Amanda Yates

Kernersville: Jessica Gowland

CCR Grad 2Lexington: Amy Barrineau, Will Beall, Charity Blackwell, Jennifer Blalock, Katelynn Broughman, Kenneth Brown, Larry Brown, Jacob Bryson, Tequila Burrow, Matthew Cannon, Corrina Cher, Karen Clemetson, Courtney Clodfelter, Jason Collier, Josue Contreras, Rebecca Darnell, Tiffany Edwards, Eric Fair, KShawn Farrington, Christina Fowler, Christie Fuqua, Jerome Gholson, Paul Glover, Stephanie Grant, Christopher Hill, Cynthia Hodge, Conley Holbrook, Melody Huff, Jannet Javier, Recardo Johnson, Jake Justice, Latisharose Lara, Tatyana Lozano, Shane McDonald, Marquise McLean, Cody Messer, Albert Moore, Haley Murrill, Steven Owens, Daniel Patterson, Tabitha Ridenhour, Amanda Roberts, William Routh, Jack Sebastian, Michael Simpkins, Victoria Squires, Crystal Sweeney, Brandy Tucker, Jesse Turner, Gurney Wallace, Nicole Warsing, Jennifer Wiegand, Eric Williams, Brooke Yarborough    

Linwood: Cody Byerly, Tabitha England, Zachary Roberson, Nicholas West

Meridian: Patrick Grady

Mocksville: Thomas Biddex, Haley Hoots, Deshawn Lovell, Jeremy Miller, Ruby Miller, Alisha Perry, Johnna Sale, Morgan Smith

Pomona, California: Lee Snider

Raleigh: Elizabeth Miller

Reidsville: Antione Paylor

Salisbury: Madeline Shanks, Stephanie Williams

Staley: Joseph Stone

Thomasville: Chad Aboukaran, Brandon Akins, Donna Alford, Cameron Brisson, Kristin Brown, Jordan Burchett, Kelsey Davis, Franciso Duran Zavala, Joshua Hubbard, Chrystal James, Stephanie King, Zack Lacoste, Rosibel Luna, Daniel Miller, Larrean Noah, Anthony Paulino, Guiliano Postek, Randi Quick, Savannah Salas, Sidney Samuels, Kendell Shaffer, Cory Snyder, David Thompson, Jr., Nathaniel Williams, David Woodmansee

Winston-Salem: Jesse Butler, Clinton Hartman

*Editor’s note: In the first photo, DCCC high school equivalency graduate Randi Quick (left) shares a light moment with commencement keynote speaker Adonis “Sporty” Jeralds. In the second photo, graduate Donna Alford (left) receives congratulations from program directors Brenda Brown (center) and Jill Storey.

Founded in 1963, Davidson County Community College is noted for its quality educational programs and services. As one of 58 institutions within the North Carolina Community College System, DCCC offers studies in more than 50 degree programs. A fully accredited, multi-campus college, DCCC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013 and is looking forward to serving students in Davidson and Davie counties for many years to come. The college is committed to developing minds, inspiring imaginations and preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment. Visit Davidson County Community College at davidsonccc.edu.