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Rend Lake College holds 50th-year commencement

  • This year's graduating class received 681 associate degrees and 454 occupational certificates.

    This year's graduating class received 681 associate degrees and 454 occupational certificates.
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Posted on 5/17/2017, 5:00 AM

Rend Lake College held its 50th-annual commencement Saturday at James "Hummer" Waugh Gymnasium.
A total of 633 graduates, many from Du Quoin and the surrounding communities, received degrees and certificates. Bob Carlock, retired vice president of finance and administration at RLC, was the keynote speaker.
Local graduates include:

ASHLEY -- Amber Kay Bennett, Courtney Duganááááááááááá
BUCKNER -- Alyx Michaela Starkweather
CHRISTOPHER -- Andrew David Benard, Jacob Ross Burkitt, Michael Taylor Calloni, Julie Y. Faling, Austin Frey, Zoie Danielle Frey, Amanda Gant, Nicole D. Howell, Jacob Allen Jablonski, Trevor Johnson, Kailey Kerkemeyer, Brittany N. Lowery, Camryn Joan Maloney,á Erica Lynn Maple, Micah Motsinger, Kayla Parrish, Adam Jay Porter, Annabelle Lea Shukites, Jacob W. Underwoodáááááááááááááááááááááááááááá
DU QUOIN -- Trenton L. Bigham, Charles Andrew Cross, Dana Lynn Harris, Hannah K. Hill, Weston Owen Kabat, Kenneth C. Kabat II, C. Dustin Nehrkorn, Brianne Nicole Otto, Maggie Elizabeth Sandersáááááááááááááááááááááááá
ELKVILLE -- Tyler Funkáááááááááááááááááá
MULKEYTOWN -- Brianna Bowlin, Ryan Andrew Curry, Allanna C Garrison, Michael T. Hoffman, Cameron Jones, Tara Chantell Law, Loghan Danielle Matyi, John Rapp, Christopher Richard, Breanna Faye Whitley, Cindra F. Wroblewski
NASHVILLE -- Joseph Blumenstock, Evan Patrick Peeples, Kyler Jared Thompson Spencer
PINCKNEYVILLE -- Jennifer R. Alvis, Nathaniel Q. Benbrook, Sierra Nicole Benbrook, Misty Dawn Bernhard, Jennifer Carns, Jayne Collins, Brian A. Cook, Erica Jo Crews, Trenton Dale Fisk, Amanda Frassato, Taylor Griffin, Natascha Haney, Dale Ellis Hart II, Phoebeá Kaytlann Issler, Craig Kuhnert, Brittany Renee Lowe, Jade Lynn Malott, Chelsea Elaine Elizabeth McNew, Joshua M. Paszkiewicz, Joshua G. Poff, Callie Rose Priebe, Cory Joseph Weinhoffer
SESSER -- Ashly Lynn Brown, Reginald Joseph Eubanks, Johnathon Leonard Galloway, Cody Hamm, Blaine Leslie, Nicholas David Marlo , Caleb I. Mays, David Nelson, Brianna Joyce Risley, Kyle Andrew Robinson, Monica Lynn Scott, Skylyn DeVonne L. Simpson, Luke Williamá Thompson, Matthew D. Wallinger, Kieran S. White
TAMAROA -- Raven D. Alvis, NoÚ Andrade, Megan Bagley, Lindsay Carns, Robert Tyler Cooper, Jena Lynn Elder, Jeremiah Stephen Ellison, Emily Green, Ryan Harris, Carrie L. Hendershott, Joseph D. Hendershott, Taylor Johnson, Dylan M. Lee, Alan Mydler, Colliná M. Pulke, Carol Lynn Rheinecker, Erica Dawn Rulevish, Brianna M. Sanders, Haley Szczepanski, Audrey Warren