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Southwestern Oregon Community College celebrates its 2022 graduates

Anne Matthews Curry Campus, News, OCCI News

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s 2022 Commencement Ceremony takes place on Friday, June 10, 2022, at noon on the Coos campus (1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay). For more details concerning the ceremony visit: www.socc.edu/graduation. The celebration will be available for viewing live via our website at www.socc.edu by clicking on the ‘Livestream’ button.

Southwestern is proud of the 2022 graduates who have persevered under difficult times. This year the College is pleased to honor a total of 366 graduates, from 21 states and eight countries. 

Degrees being awarded are:

152 Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

108 Associate of Applied Science

51 Associate of General Studies

37 Associate of Science

68 Certificates of Completion (one year)

Southwestern also congratulates 10 local high school students who acquired their associate degrees at the same time they were getting their high school diplomas.

Degrees: Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT); Associate of General Studies (AGS); Associate of Science (AS); Associate of Science Oregon Transfer (ASOT); Associate of Applied Science (AAS); Certificate of Completion (CERT)

FIRSTLASTDEGREEDEGREE NAMEPhi Theta Kappa (PK)
Graduating with Honors (GH)
* Co-Valedictorian
City/State/Country
KadyAcuna VegaAAOT  Coos Bay
BrockAdamsAASCIS Digital Design GHBandon 
BrockAdamsCERTDigital Design GHBandon 
TrystanAh YatAASFire Science Pukalani, HI
ShawnahAlanisAASNursing Brookings
CarelynnAlbrechtAASNursing Coos Bay
MelanieAlvarado-LopezAAOT  Crescent City, CA
AidanAnselmoAASCulinary ArtsGHLas Vegas, NV
AidanAnselmoCERTCulinary ArtsGHLas Vegas, NV
ShylerAntisAAOT GHCoos Bay
CheyenneArbuckleAASBusiness Management/EntrepreneurshipGHCoos Bay
MatthewArcherAAOT  Watford, United Kingdom
ChristaArndtAASNursing Coos Bay
ChristaArndtAAOT  Coos Bay
ChristaArndtAGS  Coos Bay
BrandonArreola-SotoAAOT GHCoos Bay
AudraAshcraftAAOT  Coos Bay
LoganAultAAOT  North Bend
DomineAustinAASNursing Brookings
GerardoAvilaAGS  La Porte, TX
BrandonBahmAAOT  North Bend
HaleyBaileyAASNursing Coos Bay
GarrettBairdAAOT  Coquille
CadeBakerAGS  Bonner, MT
KevinBallardASForestry Management Coos Bay
EsmeraldaBanuelosAAOT  Bakersfield, CA
FreddyBarajasAGS  White City
JasmineBarkerAAOT  Coos Bay
AlexanderBarryAAOT  Sacramento, CA
StevenBaxter, Jr.AASCIS Cybersecurity North Bend
NatalieBeckAAOT GHPocatello, ID
HaleyBennettAAOT  North Bend
PaxsonBerryAAOT  Moose Pass, AK
HunterBetzingerAASParamedicine Visalia, CA
ConnerBinghamAAOT  Hillsboro
DuncanBlackmonAAOT  Burley, ID
LeahBollé-Van LooCERTDental Assisting North Bend
LanaeyaBotelhoAAOT  Crescent City, CA
EmmaBouchatAASParamedicineGHWaldport
LouiseBrennerAAOT  Forest Grove
ChristopherBrickerAGS  Coos Bay
ChristineBrownCERTMedical Assistant Gold Beach
LoganBurdenCERTWelding Grants Pass
MarinaBurfieldAASParamedicine Coos Bay
BrittanyByeAS  Oakdale, CA
JuanCaballeroAASNursingGHCoos Bay
JenaCappsASOTOregon Transfer Business  Gold Beach
MariaCarreno YanezCERTMedical Assistant  Coos Bay
HeatherCasasAAOT GHCoos Bay
AshleyCates-ErhartAAOT  North Bend
AlisonCecilASCriminal JusticeGH*Portland
LaShawnCervantesAASNursing Coos Bay
EverettChandlerAAOT  Eugene
ChristianChaseAGS  Coos Bay
EdenChereekAASWelding Coos Bay
CaliColbornAASBaking Management  Bremerton, WA
RyanCooperAGS GHStar, ID
ShanonCowanASOTOregon Transfer Business  Brookings
BrooklynnCoxAAOT  Brush, CO
AudreyCoxAASBaking and Pastry Arts North Bend
AudreyCoxCERTBaking and Pastry Arts North Bend
LloydCrawfordAAOT  Coos Bay
ShastaCunninghamCERTDental Assisting North Bend
SkylerCurwenAAOT  Reno, NV
KellyCutlerAASBaking and Pastry ArtsGHProsper, TX
KellyCutlerCERTBaking and Pastry ArtsGHProsper, TX
AustinCybulskiCERTEmergency Medical Services Technician II Sterling Heights, MI
AustinCybulskiAASParamedicine Sterling Heights, MI
JacobDalrympleAAOT  Las Vegas, NV
MelissaDavidsonCERTMedical Clerical GHGold Beach
ChrysalisDavisAGS  Brookings
Cali DavisAGS  North Bend
AndrewDawsonAGS PTKGold Beach
EliasDeAndreaAAOT GHNorth Bend
OliviaDebbanAAOT  Roseburg
KaitlinDentonASChildhood Education and Family Studies Gold Beach
DanielleDerkaouiAGS  Coos Bay
CherishDespainAAOT  Travis AFB, CA
MaliaDeutschmanAASNursing Eugene
BenjaminDevlinASChemistry Mesa, AZ
DrewDiefenbaughAASNursing North Bend
MackenzieDimondAAOT GHHunt, ID
JohnDombroskiAASBaking and Pastry Arts Fall River Mills, CA
JohnDombroskiCERTBaking and Pastry Arts Fall River Mills, CA
KyleeDombroskiAASBusiness Management/Entrepreneurship Fall River Mills, CA
JohnDombroskiAASCulinary Arts Fall River Mills, CA
JohnDombroskiCERTCulinary Arts Fall River Mills, CA
MicahDominqueAAOT  Bettendorf, IA
KeuraDonhoffAAOT  Coos Bay
Emile DostAAOT  Drenthe, Netherlands
AliciaDouglasAASAccountingGHNorfolk, VA
AliciaDouglasCERTAccounting ClerkGHNorfolk, VA
KlistaDreveskrachtAASNursing Coos Bay
TrishaDreyerAASCIS Digital Design  Coquille
TrishaDreyerCERTDigital Design  Coquille
MyriDublinCERTCulinary Arts Portland
MyriDublinAASCulinary Arts  Portland
LindsayDuckettAASBaking and Pastry Arts Redding, CA
LindsayDuckettCERTBaking and Pastry Arts Redding, CA
KatherineDuncanAASBaking and Pastry ArtsGHCorvallis
KatherineDuncanCERTBaking and Pastry ArtsGHCorvallis
Dre’SeanEagletonAAOT  Dallas
QuinnEarleAGS  Coos Bay
HilanaElyAAOT  Nixon, NV
LexyEmbryAASBusiness Management/Entrepreneurship Coos Bay
AmandaEntgelmeierCERTDental Assisting Coos Bay
JadenEntgelmeierAAOT  Coos Bay
CassandraEscovedoAAOT  Boise, ID
EvelynEthingtonAAOT GHSpringville, UT
TapangaEubanksAGS  Salem
AndrewEvansAAOT  Cave Junction
LydiaEvansAAOT  The Dalles
KhalebFieldsAGS  Hillsboro
KinnonFinderAGS  South Ogden, UT
BrookeFirestoneAAOT GHBrookings
JesseFlanneryAASNursing Springfield
KelseyFloresCERTDental Assisting Coquille
AdolfoFlores RodriguezAASNursing Coos Bay
TaylarFloydCERTMedical Assistant Coos Bay
KadieFordererAASNursing North Bend
TrinityForesterAAOT  North Bend
LyleFortuneAAOT GHJohannesburg, South Africa
BethanyFoster-BarkerAGS  Roseburg
SabastianFoucherAASWelding Reno, NV
BraydenFranzkeAAOT  Damascus
KhristinaFulkersonASForestry Management Coos Bay
KhristinaFulkersonASNatural Resources Coos Bay
KijanaGantenbeinAASNursingGH/PTKSalt Lake City, UT
KyraGibsonAAOT  Coquille
CaseyGillettAASNursing Coos Bay
TahzmereGivensAAOT  Columbus, OH
MichelleGochnourAAOT  North Bend
GraysonGoodaleAASParamedicine Hilo, HI
ChristianGordonAASNursing Las Vegas, NV
ParkerGotfriedASOTOregon Transfer Business  Brookings
AllisonGrahamCERTMedical Assistant Coquille
NicolasGrahamAASCulinary ArtsGH*Running Springs, CA
NicolasGrahamCERTCulinary ArtsGH*Running Springs, CA
CatherineGrantCERTMedical Assistant Coos Bay
JuliaGravesAAOT  Coos Bay
MaeganGroganAAOT GH*Wasilla, AK
JenniferGunnAASMedical Assistant  North Bend
JenniferGunnCERTMedical Assistant  North Bend
RomanGuthrieAS  Delta, BC, Canada
ElpidioGutierrezCERTWelding Coos Bay
KaylaGutierrezAASNursing Vista, CA
CamrynGuzmanAAOT  Bandon 
EsmeraldaGuzmanAAOT  Elk Grove, CA
AmaraHalversonAAOT  Portland
TimothyHammAASPolice Science Gold Beach
JacksonHammarAGS  North Bend
AndrewHansenAASWelding Ferndale, CA
SoniaHaroAAOT  Brookings
DannyHawthorneAAOT GH*Gold Beach
AlexisHeltonAAOT  Yakima, WA
AlanaHendersonAAOT GHWendover, UT
AmberHendricksonAAOT  Idaho
WilliamHennumAGS  Philomath
HaileeHermanAS  Coos Bay
JasmineHerreraAASNursing Los Angeles, CA
StephanieHigginsAASNursing Coos Bay
StephanieHigginsAAOT  Coos Bay
TylerHillAS  North Bend
MadisonHinkleyAAOT  Lewiston, ID
Oi WaiHoAGS  Hong Kong, China
KatieHornAAOT  Brookings
AlysonHoskinsonAASCIS Digital Design  Bandon 
AlysonHoskinsonCERTDigital Design  Bandon 
KelsieHoskinsonASElementary Education Bandon 
KristenHostetlerAASAccounting Florence
KristenHostetlerCERTAccounting Clerk Florence
ChaseHowertonAASFire ScienceGHCoos Bay
JohnHudson IVAAOT  Brookings
AlyssaHutchingsAGS  North Bend
AddaleeIsaacsonAGS  Stary Valley, WY
ClarissaJeffriesAASNursing Coos Bay
CourneyJeffsAAOT GHCoos Bay
WestonJenningsAASNursing Bandon 
JacquelineJenningsAAOT  Virginia Beach, VA
GracieJensenAAOT GHCoos Bay
AndreaJensenAASNursing North Bend
MatthewJohnsonAAOT  Coquille
JoshuaJohnson, JrAASAccounting Myrtle Point
JoshuaJohnson, JrCERTAccounting Clerk Myrtle Point
EthanJohnstonAAOT  Coos Bay
JessicaJonesAAOT  Coquille
JalenJonesAAOT GHLas Vegas, NV
EllyzabethJonesAAOT GHNorth Bend
JamieJonesAAOT  Salisbury, MD
TrinityJordanAASPolice Science Elk Grove, CA
CiannaJorgensonAAOT GHPalmer, AK
MadisonKanekoAGS GHSalt Lake City, UT
BrittanyKelleyAASNursing North Bend
LochlanKelsayCERTAccounting Clerk North Bend
LochlanKelsayAAOT  North Bend
LochlanKelsayAGS  North Bend
LochlanKelsayAS  North Bend
LibbeyKetchumAGS GHRoseburg
EthynKillingerASPhysicsGHSpokane, WA
TaylorKinneyAASBaking Management  Dayton, NV
KristinKirchgeslerAAOT GH*Port Orford
HeatherKirkby-CarpenterAASNursing North Bend
HeatherKirkby-CarpenterAAOT  North Bend
LaurenKlapperAAOT  Tonopah, NV
Karly JoanneKlein-McMahonAAOT  Ketchikan, AK
KaraKlietzASNatural ResourcesGHFrenchtown, MT
PaigeKnudsenAAOT GHNorth Bend
AshleyKramerAAOT  Brookings
BrittneyKubliAAOT  North Bend
HollyLaisASOTOregon Transfer Business  Florence
RaineyLambertAAOT  Roseburg
GiaanLangfordAS  Oklahoma City, OK
ReganLavoieASForestry Management North Bend
MandyLawsonAAOT  Coos Bay
JasonLiddellAAOT PKBrookings
RyanLiggettCERTWelding Coos Bay
KristaLindtAGS  Coos Bay
EricaLondaginAASNursingGHNorth Bend
SkylarLongCERTWelding Burlington, IA
HarleyLoperAAOT  Coos Bay
HeatherLoperAAOT GHNew Brunswick, NJ
DylanLopezAAOT  Oxnard, CA
HannahLowellAAOT  Myrtle Creek
XimenaLucio CalzadaASOTOregon Transfer Business GHAtizapan de Zaragoza, Mexico
MariaManningCERTMedical Assistant Mayer, AZ
SamanthaMansfieldAAOT  Elk Grove, CA
ChelseaMansfieldAAOT  Myrtle Point
BroganMarkelCERTWelding North Bend
ChristianMarriott-TaylorAAOT  Kapolei, HI
McKennaMarshallAGS  Brentwood, CA
JacobMathiasAASComputer Information Systems Ashland
KristinMayerCERTWelding Coos Bay
KaliakeanukoakilakilaokaimiloaMcCabeAAOT  Lahaina, HI
MandyMcCaffreeAASNursing North Bend
DylanMcConvilleAGS  Portland
MelindaMcCormickCERTPharmacy Technician  Coos Bay
NadiaMcCormickAAOT GHCoquille
NadiaMcCormickAS GHCoquille
RileyMcCullochAASCIS Digital Design  Coos Bay
RileyMcCullochCERTDigital Design GHCoos Bay
KristenMcGarityAGS  Coos Bay
DallasMcGillASOTOregon Transfer Business  Reedsport
CameronMcGrewAAOT  Conifer, CO
MarynMcGuireAASCIS Digital Design GHTualatin
MarynMcGuireCERTDigital Design GHTualatin
MayceeMerrittCERTPharmacy Technician  Coos Bay
PhilipMetzAAOT GHCoos Bay
AlexisMillanAAOT  Coos Bay
JuanMillan FigueroaAASNursing Coos Bay
KallieMoldtAAOT  Coos Bay
MakaylaMonroeCERTPharmacy Technician Coos Bay
LisaMontezAS  Coos Bay
SamanthaMooreAAOT  Reedsport
MarionMoranetzAAOT GHMedford
DeannaMorganCERTAccounting Clerk Coos Bay
KeiakaleikolaniMorrisAAOT  North Bend
NatalieMossAASNursing North Bend
ElizabethMulanaxAASWelding Indiana
JanMurrayAGS  Paradise, CA
JanMurrayAS  Paradise, CA
MaxMyrickAASCulinary Arts McKinleyville, CA
MaxMyrickCERTCulinary Arts McKinleyville, CA
MaiNakamuraAAOT GH*Nagano, Japan
DestinyNavarreteAAOT  Victorville, CA
JettNelsonAASWelding Boise, ID
TranNguyenCERTPharmacy Technician  North Bend
LisaNoonanCERTChildhood Education & Family Studies, Preschool Children, Education and Development IIGHMcMinnville
LisaNoonanAASPreschool Child DevelopmentGHMcMinnville
AdamNordinAASParamedicine North Bend
JoshuaNowotnyAAOT  Coquille
RansfordNtowAGS  Bronx, NY
ElizabethNunneleyAAOT  Springfield
JosephOliverCERTWelding Coos Bay
TraciOlsonAGS  North Bend
Natalie OsborneAAOT GH*McArthur, CA
ValerieOsborneAAOT  Oakdale, CA
BryanOsorioAAOT  Coos Bay
HaleyParkerAAOT  Coos Bay
BrandonPartosanAASCulinary Arts Bay City
BrandonPartosanCERTCulinary Arts Bay City
AndreaPedriniAAOT  Stockton, CA
KarinaPerez MartinezAASNursing Coquille
KasePetersonAGS GHHerriman, UT
CarterPhilbrickAASCulinary Arts Phoenix
CarterPhilbrickCERTCulinary Arts Phoenix
KinseyPierceAASParamedicine Miles City, MT
GinaPodestaAAOT  Brookings
NeoPowellAGS  Brooklyn, NY
AmandaPowleyAASNursingGHNorth Bend
LindseyPutmanAAOT  Coos Bay
CrystalRamirez-GarciaAASMedical AssistantGHNorth Bend
CrystalRamirez-GarciaCERTMedical AssistantGHNorth Bend
KarliRansonAASNursing Reedsport
KristineReasorAASNursing North Bend
IsaacReynaASOTOregon Transfer Business  North Bend
IsaacReynaAGS  North Bend
JoelReynaAAOT  North Bend
ChristyReynoldsAASNursing Brookings
IanRichwineAASComputer Information Systems Vallejo, CA
ReyaRiekeAASPolice Science Helene, MT
HalenRinessAAOT  Salt Lake City, UT
JeniferRisenhooverASCriminal Justice Gold Beach
MarissaRitchieAAOT  Riverside, CA
CarrieRivingtonAGS  Port Orford
CarrieRivingtonAS  Port Orford
CarrieRobertsonAAOT  Charleston
CarrieRobertsonAS  Eugene
RobertRodriguezASChemical Engineering Rupert, ID
RobertRodriguezASChemistry Rupert, ID
DaisyRogersAASNursing Brookings
AudreyRooneyAAOT  Bainbridge Island, WA
KarinaRosales OsorioCERTDental Assisting Coos Bay
BethanyRoweAASNursing Coquille
Kareem RoweAGS  Reno, NV
SeanRuckerAAOT  Independence, MO
HopeRushAASCIS Digital Design  Port Orford
HopeRushCERTDigital Design  Port Orford
KianaSandberg-HolleyAGS  Coos Bay
SavannahSandersAASNursing Brookings
SharadeeSandsAS  Window Rock, AZ
BraydenSarantoAASCulinary Arts Eagle, ID
BraydenSarantoCERTCulinary Arts Eagle, ID
AmandaSartorAASNursing Coos Bay
TaigaSato AAOT  Tokyo, Japan
StephanieSellAAOT  Burns
McKenzieShawAASBaking and Pastry Arts Grants Pass
McKenzieShawCERTBaking and Pastry Arts Grants Pass
KaylaShedrickAAOT  Junction City
BradyShultsAGS  Palmer, AK
PierceSimmermanAASCulinary Arts Florence
PierceSimmermanCERTCulinary Arts Florence
RhyleeSinksAAOT GH*Salem
HollySlaterAS  Gold Beach
GracieSlaterAASBusiness Management/EntrepreneurshipGHMyrtle Point
Hadassah SlaterAASBusiness Management/EntrepreneurshipGH*Myrtle Point
HezekiahSlaterCERTWelding Myrtle Point
WyattSmithAGS  Albuquerque, NM
MichaelSmithASOTOregon Transfer Business  Brookings
JulieSmithAAOT  Coquille
ElenaSmithAASCulinary ArtsGHMurphys, CA
ElenaSmithCERTCulinary ArtsGHMurphys, CA
SydneySmithAGS  Racine, WI
AlyssaSmokeyAGS  Gardnerville
ConnorSpanosAAOT GHSeward, AK
KameronStadingAGS  Grants Pass
GracieStaplesAAOT  Jackson, GA
LucasStephensAASCIS CybersecurityGH*Coos Bay
LucasStephensAASComputer Information SystemsGH*Coos Bay
BriannaStevensAASNursing North Bend
CarleyStreitlerAS  Central Point
KaylaStricklerAAOT GHCoos Bay
NoahSumibcayAGS  Haiku, HI
FinleighSweetAASCulinary Arts Saint Helens
FinleighSweetCERTCulinary Arts Saint Helens
AlyssaTakenaka-GaulAAOT  North Bend
KimberlyTaulmanAAOT  Coos Bay
LilyTaylorAASCulinary Arts Burns
LilyTaylorCERTCulinary Arts Burns
NiamhTaylor-HughesAGS  Wexford, Ireland
VeronicaTelloCERTChildhood Education & Family Studies, Preschool Children, Educatoin and Development I McMinnville
VeronicaTelloAASPreschool Child Development McMinnville
HannahTennantAAOT  Las Vegas, NV
BrockTerryAGS GH*Herriman, UT
AbbigailThomasAAOT GHNorth Bend
LoganToddAGS  Roseburg
TamaraTollettCERTWelding North Bend
JamieTomlinsonAASNursing Brookings
NicholasToparAAOT  Newport
JohnathonTorresAASBaking Management GHEugene
SydneyTrendellAAOT GH*Coos Bay
DiamondTschidaAAOT  Meridian, ID
LynDeaTurnerAAOT  Syracuse, UT
WyattUvejzovicAGS  Saratoga Springs, UT
JasonVanginderenAASComputer Information Systems Brookings
JeffreyVargaAAOT GHNorth Bend
JoshuaVestAS  Chico, CA
BrittanyVickorenAASParamedicine North Bend
SelesteVillaAAOT  North Bend
TigeVoorheesAAOT GHOgden, UT
ElianaWagemanAASCulinary Arts The Dalles
ElianaWagemanCERTCulinary Arts The Dalles
LeilaWalkerAAOT  Crescent City
KristaWarrenAAOT  Vancouver, WA
MelissaWathenAASNursing Bandon 
ReggieWatsonCERTWelding North Bend
BooneWeatherbyCERTWelding South Lake Tahoe, NV
EianWebreAAOT  Brookings
DesireeWestAGS  Brookings
KaylaWhiteCERTMedical Assistant Brookings
MynaWhitedAASNursing Charleston
HannahWhiteyAAOT  Coos Bay
CourtneyWhittakerAASNursing Myrtle Point
RakelWilliamsAAOT  Kimberly, ID
BrandtWilliamsAGS  Monroe, UT
ConnorWilliamsAAOT GHNorth Bend
KatelinWirthAAOT  Flagstaff, AZ
ShawnnaWomackAAOT  Gold Beach
MelodyWoodAAOT GH*North Bend
MitchellWoodburyAASCulinary Arts East Wenatchee, WA
MitchellWoodburyCERTCulinary Arts East Wenatchee, WA
BrookeWoodsCERTMedical Assistant Brookings
LexiWorkAAOT  North Bend
NikkiWrightAAOT  Coos Bay
KaylaWyattAASNursingGHCoos Bay
ShawneeYanesAGS  Coos Bay
JessicaZytaCERTMedical Assistant  Coos Bay