CR Class of 2013: Finishing up

By Triplicate Staff May 15, 2013 03:32 pm

Members of the College of the Redwoods Class of 2013 pose for a photo during commencement exercises held Friday night at Mary Peacock Elementary School.
Members of the College of the Redwoods Class of 2013 pose for a photo during commencement exercises held Friday night at Mary Peacock Elementary School. Courtesy of Jim Graham
Sixty-one students from the College of the Redwoods Del Norte Education Center  were honored during commencement exercises Friday night at Mary Peacock School.

The speaker was Dr. Anthony Iton, vice president with the California Endowment.

CR President/Superintendent Kathryn Smith and CR Del Norte area Trustee Rick Bennett presented diplomas and certificates to graduates.  Casey Barrington was honored as the outstanding graduate. 

The Del Norte High School Stage Band and the North Coast Chorale provided musical entertainment during commencement and a reception that followed.

Del Norte’s Faculty of the Year is Professor Mark Renner (Geology/CIS) and the Associate Faculty of the Year is Sara Broderick (Art). The Classified Staff Member of the Year is Kelly Wilson (Student Services).

The 61 students who received associate degrees are:BillyJo Larae Bailey, Rebekah Mae Bradley, Ashley Dawn Caughey, Maria del Carmen Chavez-Lopez, Kacia Lynlee Davis, Melinda Shannon Davis, Windy Renee Davis, Jacklyn Leeana Engelsma, Shalee Louise Hall, Whitney Cheyenne Hill, Kabnpauj Lo, Jessica Mercado, Konmeng Moua, Michael Shawn Murphy, Austin James Nowak, Juan Martin Ocegueda Jr., Amber Marie Opbroek, Silvia Maria Ortega, Stephania Florence, Anna Pipinos, Laurel D. Plunkett, Patrick John Quinn, Gabriela Ramirez Cordero, Alisa Ann Rojas, Courtney Lilianwna Sanchez, Malinda Sarbacker, Garen P. Scott, Naly Thao, Kerri Vue, Emily Faye Walker, Kala Louise Bartow-Funk, Amber Woody, Naome Michael, Lynn Workman, Victor Raul Zepeda, Barbara M. Fowler,  Juan P. Gamez, Casey Barrington, Austin C. Carpenter, Todd Harp, Shelby Louise Japp, Karen Christine Martinez,  Kavy Mailua Vang, Makenzy Rae Williams, Peggy Marie Campbell, Roger Litton, Patrick Quinn, Jaclyn M. Sandler, Logan Roy Vanderpool, Shaina Brizzee, Trisha Lynn Conner, Thomas Christopher Treviño, Nathaneal J. Magardie, Haley Micheale Gist, Christina Elizabeth Heathman, Jessica Lynn Thompson, Sang Tran, Hailee Beckendorf, Jennifer A. Harrah-Cantrall, Feliza Dawn Lopez, Caroline A. Michael, Maribelle Sherman, and Rosemary Ellen Rice Svimonoff.

Certificates of Achievement were awarded to:

Windy Davis, Kathryn Edwards, Serge Hack, Sloane Long, Garen P. Scott, Naome Workman, Billyjo Larae Bailey, Thomas Christopher Treviño, Maria del Carmen Chavez-Lopez, Jolleanne Jones, DeVen Rene LaFazio, Tara Salvaressa, Nicole Silva, Downa Vang, Sang Tran, Love Allison, Adair A. Benoit, Teresa M. Bertolini, Kimberly Cox, Amber R Donaldson, Christina Marie Fosdick, Jennifer A. Harrah-Cantrall, Andrea Ives, Brooke Danielle Juarez, Feliza Dawn Lopez, Caroline A. Michael, Dawn Marie Orton, Ashley D Rodriguez, Maria Salazar, Maribelle Sherman, Eliseo Vazquez, April Wright, Robert M. Johnson and Marshall Jones.