Coffeyville Community College is proud to announce that more than 275 students are eligible to graduate this spring. The graduation ceremony will take place on May 9th at 10 a.m. in the west gym of Nellis Hall at the CCC campus.
Keynote speaker will be Representative Jim Kelly. Kelly is a graduate of Independence High School, Independence Community College, and Emporia State University. He also graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
Kelly went to work for Citizens National Bank in Independence in 1969 and continued with the bank when it was converted to Commerce Bank in 1998 and Community National Bank & Trust in 2008. Kelly is currently Executive Vice President of Community National Bank & Trust.
Kelly was appointed to fill the 12th District Kanas House seat in January of 2011. In 2012 and 2014, Representative Kelly won re-election to the new 11th District House seat. Kelly is also the Chairman of the Montgomery County Economic Development Authority, current board member and past president of the Montgomery County Action Council, and Member and Current Chairman of the Mercy Hospital Independence Board.
Kelly is married to Eloise Meyer-Kelly, a Speech Pathologist, and they have one daughter, Beth, who is the Human Resource Director at Medicalodges, Inc. in Coffeyville.
The student address will be given by graduating sophomore Abbie Herkelman. Herkelman is a Coffeyville native and daughter of CCC Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jay Herkelman and wife Leslie. Herkelman was a member of the red raven volleyball team for the past two years.
Students eligible to graduate this spring from Coffeyville Community College include, by hometown, or by country for international students (Kansas listed first):
Altamont – Robert Blair, Benjamin Hefley, and Dallas Poe.
Altoona – Jacqueline Bell.
Arkansas City – Kiara Perry.
Atchison – Shelbie Vanderweide.
Baxter Springs – Lloyd Johnston, Colton Krokroskia, Julie Lasley, and Christipher Nowlin.
Bronson – Donnie Wiggans.
Caney- Cameron Artherton, Ann Buster, Taylor Crowe, Drew Harmon, Jacob Magee, John McDaniel, Courtney McIntosh, Kourtney Miller, Klarissa Ryan, and Melynda Trabuc.
Cherokee – William Fleck and Steven Porter.
Cherryvale - Nickolas Bone, Samuel Bone, Courtney Carpenter, Tyler Hughes, and Melinda Wantland.
Chetopa – Jeffery Goodnight and Christopher Herndon.
Coffeyville – Arthur Allison, Autumn Bauer, Dana Bechtle, Darrin Bentley, Dexter Boomershine, Danika Burton, Teresa Caron, Nicholas Covington, Hope Daily, Glenn Evensvold, Kirsten Ewy, Alonzo Felipe, Mychael Folk, Jessica Harris, Ashton Hayward, Shelby Hensley, Abbie Herkelman, Quinton Hershey, Robert Hickey, Tyler Hills, Raisa Hoggatt, Nukebiu Holt, Kaylee Horner, Robert Jackson, Darein Johnson, Gabrielle Johnson, Jesus Medina, Francisco Mejia, Gustavo Meza, Trevor Misegades, Danielle Niles, Alexander Ortiz, Barbara Palmer, Amber Parker, Tina Payden, Hayley Riley, Chasadi Rogers, Heather Rogers, Irwing Romo, Tanner Sandusky, Ryan Schrodt, Austin Smith, Summer Storm, Kalob Stultz, Kimberly Tipton, Cory Turner, Lynnsey Uhls, Robert VanFossen, Katelyn West, Judith Willis, Kimberly Wright, and Brianna Yates.
Columbus –Dalton Britt, Ryan Clark, Ronnie Daniel, Adam Richards, and Zakary Robnett.
Council Grove – Taylor Gifford.
Edgerton – Kylie Smith.
Edna –Kristin Monjay.
Elk Falls – Jonathyn Murphy.
Farlington – Trinadie Puckett.
Galena – Bailey Conner, Austin Reed, and Dakota Turner.
Girard – Kyle Bunney-Bauder.
Havana – Derek Bayless, Trinnie Bush, and Levi Clubine.
Hays – Joseph Pfeifer.
Hoyt – Dezirae Hamrick.
Humboldt – Etta Stanley.
Independence – Colton Friesen, Colton Hambleton, Brocc Mangan, Noel Marquez, Keith Matlock, Katie Phillips, Christopher Read, and Gage Sukola.
Kansas City – Dominique Liddell, Alexus Scover, and Linelle Wilson.
Lawrence – Levi Baker and Laynee Davidson.
Liberty – Andrew Hobbs and William Rayl.
Lindsborg – Allyson Walker.
Mayetta – Josh Tessendorf.
Moran – Kaleb Stroud.
Neodesha – Wylie Blann, Khaymen Holt, Jared Stultz, and Tyler Wooten.
Olathe – Stephany Meyer, Andrew Muehlberger, Conner Taylor, and Trae Venerable.
Olpe – Liam Williams and Jordan Ziegler.
Overland Park – Matthew Duncan and Sean Laughlin.
Parsons – Justin Bertling, Tiffany Divall, Hunter Freeberg, Sara Lumm, Paul Maxton, Christy Ryburn, Paul Shaffer, and Marcus Webb.
Perry – Tucker Meyer.
Peru – Joshua Caswell.
Pittsburg – Jonathan Adamson, Omer Hermes, and Dusty Jones.
Pomona – Kylee Corbin.
Prairie Village – Madelaine Stimac.
Rose Hill – Nathaniel Davis.
Salina – Erik Arias, Cody Busby, Thomas Alan Humphrey, and Megan Woodfield.
Savonburg – Austin Beeman.
Scammon – Samuel Elmore and Michael Lero.
Sedan –Austin Filtingberger and Kristopher Smilko.
Shawnee – Ryan McCourt.
Silver Lake – Dallas Maddox.
Spring Hill – Brooke Smith.
Topeka – Bret Harris.
Tyro – Melinda Johnson and Aubrie Navarro.
Wellington – Alyssa Gandy and Bethany Reitz.
Wichita – Essence Brown, Prentice Byrd, Timmy Hamilton, Elizabeth Le, Tierra Nolan, Gabriel Normore, Courtney Ouderkirk, Monyda Pho, Labosha Pittman-Hughes, Jake Poynor, Timothy Sparr, Richard Thach, and Katlyn Weve.
Toney, Ala. – Wesley Bailey.
Chandler, Az. – Maurice Kirby.
Highland, Ca. – Sitona Holm.
Broomfield, Co. – Lauren Snyder.
Pueblo, Co. – Kayla Ingram.
Cocoa, Fla. – Terra Edwards.
Jupiter, Fla. – Angelo Goss.
Kissimmee, Fla. – Janel Brown, Vallerie Norgaisse, and Deara Thomas.
Miami, Fla. – Allen Seraphin.
North Port, Fla. – Ro’Derick Spears.
Rockledge, Fla. – Tayla Greene.
Sanford, Fla. – Tavica Redding.
St. Cloud, Fla. – Jodiann Crooks.
Tallahassee, Fla. – Zakiayyah Andrews, Azarya Evans-Jenkins, Bernicia Holifield, and Shontielle Johnson.
Athens, Ga. – Precious Hitchcock.
Jonesboro, Ga. – Celento Hairston.
Locust Grove, Ga. – Demetrius Rodgers.
Marietta, Ga. – Jordan Suber.
McDonough, Ga. – Danielle Valliere.
Powder Springs, Ga. – Rodney Tew.
Warner Robins, Ga. – Myles White.
Marrero, La. – Kourtney Herrera.
Upper Marlboro, Md. – Modesty Lorick.
Ava, Mo. – Christina Shortt and Luke Shortt.
Grandview, Mo. – Nate Brown.
Kansas City, Mo. – Nicholas Jones.
Nevada, Mo. – Lane Ketterman.
Saint Joseph, Mo. – Marissa Richardson.
Sedalia, Mo. – Dalton Christian.
St. Louis, Mo. – Jimmy Adams and Lemere Toles.
Norfolk, Ne. – Neal Winter.
Las Vegas, Nv. – Johnny Hilario.
South Euclid, Ohio – Ovunda Onunwor.
Bartlesville, Okla. – Jonathan Kowalczyk and Pedro Montez.
Broken Arrow, Okla. – Brad Mills.
Claremore, Okla. – Holland Turner.
Delaware, Okla. – Jason Goodell.
Dewey, Okla. – Hunter Griggs and Denasha Hayward.
Edmond, Okla. – Dominique Hysten.
Lenapah, Okla. – Tara Flory and Misti Riff.
Muskogee, Okla. – Jamie King.
Nowata, Okla. – Amber Bird, Robin Longbons, Kaylee Partain, and Casandra Perfors.
Oklahoma City, Okla. – Kyle Dale.
Owasso, Okla. – Matthew Salamon.
Pawhuska, Okla. – Tara Malaske.
Ramona, Okla. – Sarah Morrison.
Sand Springs, Okla. – Ashley Rankin.
Sapulpa, Okla. – Dasha Traczyk.
South Coffeyville, Okla. – Carril Benson, Dottie Frederick, Noah Gilpin, Cody Howard, and Rebekah Nash.
Sperry, Okla. – Shyanne Downing.
Vinita, Okla. – Halie Liggett and ShyAnne Wells.
Wann, Okla. – Jacob Billups and Shandale Kinzer.
Wyandotte, Okla. – Mykah Meador.
Philadelphia, Pa. – Darien Thompson.
Fort Mill, S.C. – Dijuan Ussery.
Greenville, S.C. – Jasmine Manigault.
Rock Hill, S.C. – Kavari Hillie.
Alford, Texas – Kala Cash.
College Station, Texas – Rejhai Dickey.
Rio Grande City, Texas – Alejandro Garza.
Wylie, Texas – Jesica Hernandez.
Casper, Wy. – Kylee VanGorder.
Australia – Elyse Kiploks.
Barbados – Tristan Whitehall.
Brazil – Mike Dias, Ludmila Santos, Paulo Claudio, and Ryan Fontes.
Bahamas – Benisha Johnson and Alexandria Marshall-Paul.
Canada – Tyler Hayle.
Germany – Hazal Cetin.
Great Britain – Tamara Webb.
Gambia – Charles Nzally and Albert Mendy.
Ireland – Carly Siney Moran and Shannon Thomas.
Puerto Rico – Monica Gonzalez Montes.