CSM’s 2018 Winter Commencement Candidates for Graduation

College of Southern Maryland's President Dr. Maureen Murphy, left, and Student Keynote Speaker Alondra Lopez-Perez prepare for the procession to begin the college's 19th winter commencement Jan. 18.

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) recognized 709 candidates for degrees and certificates during its 19th Winter Commencement held Jan. 18 at the college’s La Plata Campus. The following students were recognized as candidates for associate degrees or certificates.

Baltimore County
Glen Burnie
Jacob Finamore

Calvert County
Barstow
Barbara Lowe

Members of College of Southern Maryland’s class of nursing students selected Brian Whitworth, 35, of Owings as the student speaker at the nursing recognition ceremony. He spoke of personal experiences on the impact nurses and doctors have on their patients.

Chesapeake Beach
Heather Bowen
Samantha Foxx
Nicole Franklin
Connor Healey
Regan Healey
Nicholas Lanthier
April Teasley

Dunkirk
Kristen Hillen
Lori Stokes

Huntingtown
Spencer Beahm
Dionte Bryan-French
Ashley Catterton
Henry Christensen
Samantha Jones
Christina Kempf
Anna Kendall
Kady Kilmer
Karen Longfellow
Izamar Marquez
Erin McPhillips
Robert Milie
Jamie Ourand
Benjamin Peterson
Bailey Scott
Carolyn Sherwood
Antonia Smart
Robert Trott

Among College of Southern Maryland’s associate degree nursing candidates are Calvert County residents, from left, Nicole K. Franklin, Lindsey M. Thorne, Rachel K. Weems, Brian M. Whitworth and Taylor Youngblood.

Lusby
Stephanie Bean
Rosie Carr
Matthew Doxie
Regina Hagelin
Gabriela Icaza
Mark Jameson
Alondra Lopez-Perez
Matthew McCloskey
Hannah Miller
Amanda Newcome
Adam Sanders
Bronte Schmidt
Abigail Simmons
Ashley Slattery
Martha Spiegel
Julia Walker
Courtney Woodward

North Beach
Kyla Nauman

Owings
Brent Dove
Amanda Goff
Karen Joachim
Michael Miranda
Patricia Webb
Brian Whitworth

Port Republic
Simon French
Lindsey Thorne
Samantha Wood
Taylor Youngblood
Gabrielle Shaw

Prince Frederick
Tyler Berberian
Allen Brooks
Sydney Buckmire
Jennifer Findley
Linda Giles
Angie Haddock
Vicki Hatton
Summer Hiltpold
Floyd Jefferson
Laura Kelly
Andrea Kelson
James Mathesius
Timothy Rawlings
Heather Stroup
Richard Worley

Solomons
Manuel Alicea

St. Leonard
Kimberly Barchers
Nicholas Demme
Elmer Hernandez
Amanda Lent
Mary Moore
Mikayla Salazar
Lexi Turner
Rachel Weems
Casey Zurenko

Charles County
Bel Alton

Christopher Barnwell
Hayden O’Neil

Bryans Road
Adrian Brown

Bryantown
Sarah Harris

Charlotte Hall
Colin Amato
Gilbert Bowling

Among College of Southern Maryland’s associate degree nursing candidates are Charles County residents, front from left, Rachel Adkins, Matthew Barrow, Megan L. Bibbins, Paige Cardiel, Whitney M. Davis, Melissa L. Davis, Sarah E. Harris, Shelby D. Hillman, April M. Jarrell and Danielle C. Johnson, and rear from left, Gabrielle L. Melton, Kimberly A. Pilkerton, Elizabeth A. Sens, Lindsay D. Thompson, Jennifer L. Tranmer, Samantha L. Underwood, Jessica M. Wiley, Kristen K. Wills, Rachael L. Yatty and Sarah Marie Fletcher.

Hughesville
Krystal Bell
Krista Burdick
Kevin Cover
Austin Edelen
Yianni Galiatsatos
Sean Locklear
Brian Norton
David Rozanski
Elizabeth Sens
Kristen Wills

Indian Head
Terri Bell
Shanielle Bundy
McKenna Fischer
Willie Johnson-Brooks
James Ludwick
Gershawn Mason
Ashley McClam
Jessica Morrow
Angela Pookrum
Kristen Smith
Syiassa Washington

Issue
Gabrielle Melton

La Plata
Joy Bjorklund
Carolyn Burgess
Shana Burke
Kalli Cardello
Eric Davis
Kassidee Dull
Juan Gable
Blaine Hoffman
Jordan Howells
Kevin Kirk
Samantha Kruemmel
Brendan McCloskey
Jackson Meadows
Kayla Mendoza
Kyle Millhouse
Jevison Nzemenoh
Nicole Peterson
Spencer Ramirez
Aaron Roberts
Carley Scroggins
Colin Stine
Lindsay Thompson
Rachael Yatty

The College of Southern Maryland celebrated its 19th Winter Commencement Jan. 18 and Nursing Recognition Ceremony earlier in the day when 49 associate degree nursing candidates received their nursing pins.

Marbury
Kaila Johnson

Newburg
Alexander Huber
Megan Bibbins
Shelby Hillman
Heather Lloyd
Casey Phillips

Pomfret
Sarah Fletcher

Port Tobacco
Jaclyn Enlow
Darrien Kristiansen
Alexis Kubala
Alex Thundershield-Simmons

Swan Point
Kimberly Pilkerton

Krista Burdick, 21, of Hughesville graduated from the College of Southern Maryland Jan. 18 with an associate degree in applied science and technology and an associate degree in electrical engineering. Burdick had the chance at CSM to test her academic ability against others. “I participated in the CSM Math Team for extra credit, and the first year I did it, I was the highest-ranking female in the mid-Atlantic region,” she said. “That was really what kept me motivated to continue taking STEM classes.”

Waldorf
Rachel Adkins
Elizabeth Aguilar
Krista Ayers
Matthew Barrow
Madison Boelke
Lauren Bowie
Gary Burch
Katharina Bussey
Ashleigh Byers
Paige Cardiel
Maaria Chughtai
Shaina Colomo
Ivett Contreras
Cindy Cruz
Sara Culbreth
Christopher Curtis
Whitney Davis
Mariama Drammeh
Kevonna Dunnington
Brittany Estell
Dionna Finley
Charles Furby
Tia Gray
Giovanni Harley
James Hawkins
Peter Hinds
Destiny Houston Posso
Rainey Johnson
Nichole Kensinger
Danielle King
Leann Leichtweis
Keisha Linder
Karina Lopez
Jeremy Meyers
Alyssa Moffat
Sharon Mroz
Ryan Nebelsiek
Amber Nelson
Jamie Oliver
Nicholas Partonen
Donald Poole
Hazel Ptack
Charles Robinson
Michael Russell
Joseph Sanchez
Nathaniel Schmuff
Mitchell Scoggins II
Jvon Simmons
Jacques Singleton
Daniel Steeger
Akeem Swann
Angela Thompson
Jennifer Tranmer
Jessica Wiley
Logan Wilson
Shane Wolf
Sharese Young
Jaunae Young

White Plains
Felicia Bowles
Melissa Davis
Alexis Fountain
Kelly Grusholt
Katelyn Harold
Sahsha Thompson

Prince George’s County
Accokeek

Donielle Lorelli

Brandywine
Jamee Brady
April Jarrell
Hector Lopez-Lucero
Kevin Watson

Camp Springs
Shirley Nelson

Capitol Heights
Angelese Davis

The College of Southern Maryland recognized 709 candidates for degrees and certificates during its 19th Winter Commencement held Jan. 18 at the college’s La Plata Campus. The college awarded 565 associate degrees and 481 certificates. Of the students receiving awards, 35 percent are from Charles County, 34 percent are from St. Mary’s County, 25 percent are from Calvert County and 6 percent are from outside the region. Nearly 22 percent of all degree candidates for graduation earned a 3.5 grade point average or higher, with 17 percent graduating with honors.

Clinton
Ellen Ferguson
Jermaine Jenkins
Lillia Lionel
Anaclariza Vargas-Morales
Mashonda Wilson

Fort Washington
Destini Gooden
Romyel Nino Santos
Elizabeth Weaver

Oxon Hill
Deaysia Johnson

Upper Marlboro
Sean Phillips

St. Mary’s County
Avenue

Felicia Wheeler

California
Lee Ann Anderson
Donald Austin
Brandon Conroy
Nichole Difrank
Bradley Evans
Emily Gilroy
Sherita Gray
Jada Groeschel
Ryan Johnson
Tammy Miguel
Shanika Nesmith
Madelyn Oosterink
Heather Pesante
Donna Pulliam
Miranda Reyna
Eric Shurn
Michael St.Clair
Jordan Stearns
Jeffrey Weber
Juna Williams

Callaway
Michelle Beaulieu
Unique Chase
Charles Trossbach

Among College of Southern Maryland’s associate degree nursing candidates are St. Mary’s County residents, front from left, Lee Ann Anderson, Hailey M. Caldwell, Britney N. Cook, Rebecca A. Daniels, Nichole DiFrank, Lisa A. Trybus, Jessica M. Hernandez, Tyler J. Lee, Michelle L. Lower and Darlene Musser McGuire; and rear from left, Tammy L. Miguel, Rachel J. Muir, Shanika J. Nesmith, Kaylee E. Oliver, Miranda L. Reyna, Catherine M. Smith, Ryan B. Snyder, Laurin R.Wiggins and DeAysia E. Johnson.

Chaptico
Kristen Mann
Andrew Patton

Charlotte Hall
Victor Ewing
Taylor Fleetwood
Alisan Jacobs
Ayla Padgett
Christopher Strafella
Samantha Underwood

Clements
Melody Russell

Dameron
Mary Trossbach

Great Mills
Rochell Ashton
Patrick Brown
Adam Bumgardner
Jenna Debord
Heather Floccari
Jessica Hernandez
Darlene Musser McGuire
Catherine Smith
Eric Wilson

Hollywood
Kelsey Bender
Robert Boothe
Hailey Caldwell
Anthony Cole
Rebecca Daniels
Sabrina Dobbins
Aron Gemberling
Robert Guy
Megan Heinrich
Charisma Irvin-Brady
Hunter Magill
Taylor Moore
Kaylee Oliver
Matthew Riddell
Jessica Woodburn

Leonardtown
Benjamin Aud
Amber Bowles
Nicole Clarke
Alison Guy
Travis Haffer
Alsasha Halt
Deborah Higgs
Jennifer Johnson Bean
Tyler Lee
Michelle Lower
Donald Rye
Timothy Travis

Lexington Park
George Adamson
Joseph Peterson Chavez
Shelly Coombs
Andrea Fortiz
Lyntoya Gladden
Taylor Hensley
Garrett Jaso
Ty Joslin
Thomas Kettelle
Crystal Leon
Matthew Moynihan
Rachel Muir
Melanie Norris
Ashton O’Brien
Ryan O’Neil
Megan Rivers
Zachary Spurling
Darian White
Samuel Williams
Lindsey Wunnenberg

Hannah Miller, 20, of Lusby , left, receives congratulations from CSM Trustee Chair Ted Harwood during CSM’s winter commencement Jan. 18. Miller not only used her college experience to try a variety of courses, but she took advantage of the student life opportunities that fostered relationships and networking opportunities. She was a member of the Pride Pack Club on the Prince Frederick Campus and also attended many campus events.

Mechanicsville
Brett Burroughs
Krista Caruso
Cindy Collins
Britney Cook
Keith Decker
Karinne Dimeglio
Samuel Fleming
Logan Gallion
Jordan Griffith
Cheyenne Hanson
Kimberly Hemingway
Laura Klipple
Melanie Knight
Nancy Kreuzberg
Brett Leadmon
Kelley Mattingly
Katlyn Meadows
Shari-Ann Nasr
Aimee Pellegrino
John Quade
Kristin Raley
Hailey Rector
Coretta Thompson
Marie Thompson
Lisa Trybus
Patricia Velasco
Laurin Wiggins

Park Hall
Ryan Snyder

Patuxent River
Elizabeth Barry

St. Inigoes
Meredith MacLeod

Tall Timbers
Leyah Williams

Valley Lee
Samantha Tippett

Florida
Redington Shores

Eric Johnson

St. Pete Beach
Lisa Moderski

Georgia
St. Simon’s Island

Tavia Harrison

Kailua, Hawaii
Christie Cox

Virginia
Colonial Beach

Erik Eaton

King George
Anthony Hankins

Simon French, 28, of Port Republic, left, receives congratulations from CSM Trustee Chair Ted Harwood during winter commencement Jan. 18. French graduated from CSM Jan. 18 with an associate degree in criminal justice, an appreciation for the community college option and a goal to be an Air Marshal.

Port Charlotte
Tyler Conn

Reston
Ian Schweppe

Richmond
James Harrod

Washington, D.C.
Danielle Johnson

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