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MSU-WP to recognize 266 graduates with commencement ceremony Saturday

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A total of 266 students will be candidates for graduation from Missouri State University-West Plains during the 2022 commencement ceremony Saturday at the West Plains Civic Center.

This includes students receiving associate degrees and certificates.

In addition, 102 students will be eligible to receive degrees from Missouri State University-Springfield graduate and undergraduate programs. Several graduate and undergraduate programs are available at the West Plains campus through the Missouri State Outreach program.

The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. in the civic center arena. It also will be livestreamed. Visit WP.MissouriState.edu/Commencement to access the livestream link the morning of the event.

Dr. James P. Baker, vice president for community and global partnerships at Missouri State University in Springfield, will give the keynote address.

Members of the 2022 graduating class, their hometowns and the degrees they will be receiving are listed below:

MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY-WEST PLAINS

2021-2022 Graduates

 

 

Associate of Arts in Child & Family Development

Thayer: Samantha Dawn Bullock

West Plains: Culley Jean Crone

 

Associate of Arts in Criminology

West Plains: Bryce Dominic Banta, Cambra Dawn Woods

 

Associate of Arts in General Studies

FRANCE

Sartrouville: Mehdi Pissis

 

NEW ZEALAND

Opunake: Nico Angelo Hill

 

ARIZONA

Chandler: Sterling Isaiah Wilson

 

MISSOURI

Alton: Kia Kachine Moulder

Ava: Claire Elizabeth Fossett

Bakersfield: Kaitlin Alexis Marsh, Shelby Jane Summers

Bragg City: Riley Elaine Gilmore

Bunker: Hailea Jo Martin

Cabool: Lyndsey Jo Carr, April Dawn Goad, Douglas Keith Muehlman

Dora: Kaitlin Kay Hambelton

Gainesville: Lacy Dawn Green

Hartville: Jonathan Daniel Branstetter, Bailee Denise Russell

Kimberling City: Lauren Ashley Weber

Lenox: Shawna Lee Harris

Licking: Chase Alexander David Farris, Aubrie Kay Stephens

Mtn. Grove: Samuel Atticus MacPherson, Brockton Mark Penner, Savannah Rose Sadler, Cecilia Jane Westfall, Shaylee Brooke Williams

Mtn. View: Tayler Jesslyn Michelle Randolph, Shaelei Rheann Jesse Renegar, Austin L. Roberts

Nixa: Lauren-Elizabeth Cheyenne Embry

Norwood: Jalen David Drake, RaeLyn Paige Mayfield

Peace Valley: Kamisha Leigh Boyles

Pomona: Cadee Madison Rothermich, Casey Marie VanHorn

St. Peters: Madison Nicole Kaufman

Ste. Genevieve: Ashlynn McKenna Plunkett

Salem: Reese Jeffrey Dodson, Jacob Terrill

Solo: Jimmy Joseph Wayne Contizano, Olivia Paige Gabel

Springfield: Carson Loyd Lowe

Thayer: Hannah Irene Carr, Jordan Christopher Gower, Nakoma Lynn Wheeler

Theodosia: Jasmine Leigh Holmes

West Plains: Andrea Dawn Atchison, Hailie Leann Burden, Cheyenne Elizabeth Cavitt, Myles Justice Cockrum, Stephanie Cleo Collins, Dagen Nathaniel Coursey, Jabez Joseph Daniel, Shelby Rae Detwiler, Trinity Rain Allen-Parrish, Megan Shaelyn Donahue, Ugochukwu Roy Eze, Savannah Lynn Cunningham, Breanna Kathryn Harlan, Kaycee Noelle Hatley, Kidane Gabriel Howell, Haylie Dawn Jeffery, William Nicholas Jones, Brady William Kinder, Payton Wayne LaFevers, Abigayle Virginia Lawson, Ella M. Mayo, Dennis Garel McGinley, Carolyn Riley Pool, Icis L.A. Starr, Lowell Alan Stewart, Andrew Charles Theobald, Faith Elizabeth Watson, Sydney Isabella Watson, Hannah Olivia Wright

Willow Springs: Melinda Jane Grogan, Emily Dawn Scarbrough, Patrick Elisha Burch, Kaysee Marie Collins, Kylie Morgan Ennis, Zoe Paige Kimbrough, Paula Marie Simandl, Darcy Nicole Story, Ashley Nikkole Wilson

Yukon: Thomas Lee Smith

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Morrisville: Sebian Dewayne Dillard

 

TEXAS

Katy: Angelina Rae Hardison

 

Associate of Arts in Health Professions, Occupational Therapist

Koshkonong: Amanda Elizabeth Dragos

West Plains: Jeannie M. Geissinger

 

Associate of Arts in Health Professions, Physician's Assistant

West Plains: Carolyn Riley Pool, James Joseph Speake, Evan Tony Stewart

 

Associate of Arts in Health Professions, Radiographer

West Plains: Whitney McKay Vaughan

 

Associate of Arts in Teaching, Elementary Education

Alton: Cassidy Mary Lapham

Brandsville: Jordyn Lyn Stirewalt

Bucyrus: Emily Ann Roberts

Cabool: Madison Michelle Fonseca, Dawnya Grace Wilson

Licking: Ashley Ann Creek

Mansfield: Christin Rene Gayer

Maryland Heights: Anna Elizabeth Barrett

Mtn. Grove: Stephanie Rae Moore, Katelyn Kiara Ogletree, Erica Rachelle Rogers

Mtn. View: Isabelle Kaylee Frescoln

Salem: Hannah Elizabeth Brown

Thayer: Taylar Lane Bowers, Jordyn Denay Smith

West Plains: Joey Allen Barbrow, Jessica Marie Gardner, Sara Ann Marie Gross, Makayla Ann Karr

Willow Springs: Gage Ammon Hanson, Maksim Petrovich Kharitonov

 

Associate of Applied Science in Agriculture

Birch Tree: SheeKota KayeLee Gott

Cabool: Susan Haller-Gould

Pomona: Samantha Ann Osborn

Willow Springs: Cassie Witcraft Ford

 

Associate of Applied Science in Business, Accounting

Caulfield: Kaiyla M. Bruffett

West Plains: Trisha Lee Marshall

 

Associate of Applied Science in Business, Management

West Plains: Micah Matthew Amos

 

Associate of Applied Science in Child & Family Development

ARKANSAS

Price Place: Nancy Elizabeth Simpson

 

MISSOURI

Houston: Baylee Diane Weaver

Summersville: Emmalee Ann Noel Denton

Thayer: Samantha Dawn Bullock, Melinda LaRae Wilson

West Plains: Culley Jean Crone, Juenita Loice Perry

Willow Springs: Kaitlin Elizabeth Lee

 

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Graphics Programming

Ava: Sheldon Lynn McCullough

New Bloomfield: Elanor Rose Favuzza

West Plains: Kasandra Jean Woods

 

Associate of Applied Science in Culinary & Hospitality Management

Dora: Linda Marie Fox

 

Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology

Birch Tree: Morgan Alyssa Fann

Cabool: Patti Janene Thompson

Houston: Kennedy Riene Campbell

Poplar Bluff: Marisa Kay Patton

Raymondville: Victoria Lane Christopher

Thayer: Bailey Dawn Collins, Julia Michelle Felton

Theodosia: Morgan June McFarlin

West Plains: Brenda Kay Burden, Kaitlyn Nicole Banta, Mary Elise Ikonomou, Jody Lynn Kelley, Andrea Gwyneth Moore, Amber Nicole Summers, Catrina Ann Tune

Willow Springs: Lorretta Jean Collins

Winona: Gretta Darden Phillips

 

Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement

West Plains: Michaela Hattie McGee

Willow Springs: Matthew Albert Combs

 

Associate of Applied Science in Technology, Advanced Industrial Maintenance

Caulfield: Patricia Yvonne Bowers

 

Associate of Applied Science in Technology, Information Technology

West Plains: Ethan C. Hatley

 

Associate of Applied Science in Viticulture

MISSOURI

Waverly: Cara Jean Hinz

 

TEXAS

San Antonio: Whitney Isbell Denison

 

Associate of Science in Agriculture

MISSOURI

Ava: Keilani Darleen Mendenhall

Bakersfield: Brandy Nicole Belt

Houston: Dalton Ray Dzurick

Koshkonong: Mary Katherine Lenker

Pomona: Samantha Ann Osborn

Rogersville: Elissa Shae Tate

Summersville: MaKysha Jeanine Spencer

West Plains: Mason Gregory Bryan, Kaylynn Jewell Newberry

Willow Springs: Elisabeth Lovelene Colbert, Amanda Jean Hamilton, Brody Dale McKee

 

NEBRASKA

York: Tyler Lee Barrett

 

Associate of Science in Business

CONNECTICUT

Wallingford: Ross Corwin Newell

 

MISSOURI

Alton: Reba Hope Drake, Caitlyn Gail Miller, Jace L. Reese

Bakersfield: Tristan Edward Morris

Dora: Riley L. Collins

Eminence: Lexy Darlene Cooley

Pottersville: Mikayla Faith Pyatt

Solo: Jimmy J. Contizano

West Plains: Diana Maxine Brazeal, Eric William Davidson, Jacob Nathaniel Harper, Shilo Romi Letterman

Winona: Regan Paige Harbin

 

Associate of Science in Nursing

ARKANSAS

Camp: Kaylea Jane Walling

Mammoth Spring: Layke Ashton Ellison

Mtn. Home: Hannah Noel Brindley

Viola: Tristan Ann Burden, LaNell R. Langston

 

MISSOURI

Alton: Aubrey Faye King

Cabool: Lyndsey Jo Carr, Kayla Leanne Geyer

Camdenton: Dylan Noel Bergthold

Centralia: Ashley Grace Anglin

Columbia: Danielle Harden, Chloe Jo Villhard

Couch: Sara Rochelle Lawrence

Eminence: Margie May Cleary, Shawna Marie Haislip

Hartshorn: Teresa Dawn Cook

Koshkonong: Sindy Lee Friel

Lebanon: Melissa Lynn Lowe

Marshfield: Brittney Lane Shields

Moody: Tessa Marie Lowrance

Mtn. View: Brooke Glyn Bratten, Stephanie Marie Fisher, Felicia Lynne Roach

Myrtle: Megan Marie Miller

Owensville: Hanna Jahnsen

Piedmont: Lana Jean Davis

Pomona: Casey Marie VanHorn

Summersville: Christen Kallynn Weaver, Kathleen Michele Williamson

Thayer: La Crysta Jewel Adams, Stacy McKale Ary

Van Buren: Alyssa Nicole Bubanovich

West Plains: Alice Elizabeth Alba, Rachel Ann Birkemeier, Anna Lynn Cooper, Megan Shaelyn Donahue, Britany Nichole Ellison, Jennifer M. Palmer, Nicholas V. Rowland, Rachel Jean Shomshor, Jamie Lynn Smith, Daegan T. Sympson, Catherine Lee Chapin Walters, Brandon Ray Watson, Nicole Watson

Willow Springs: Ciara Nicole Brassfield, Kaysee Marie Collins, Anastasia Grigoriyvna Dashkevich, Melinda Jane Grogan, Megan Rae Hall, Elizabeth Sergeyevna Kharitonova

 

Associate of Science in Pre-Engineering

Pomona: Garrett Wayne Jackson

Willow Springs: Erica Dawn Miller

 

Certificate in Advanced Fabrication Technology

Caulfield: Patricia Yvonne Bowers

Mtn. View: Kole Morgan Brower

Pottersville: Dylan Andrew Howell

Tecumseh: Keegan Zane Corbin

Thayer: Gabriel Luke Foster

West Plains: Justin Cole Lancaster, Marisol Rena Lopez, Jesse James Ray, Nicholas Joseph Shipley

 

Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Caulfield: Patricia Yvonne Bowers

 

Certificate in Animal Science

West Plains: Dorothy Holloway Disney

 

Certificate in Electronic Health Records Specialist

Birch Tree: Morgan Alyssa Fann

Tecumseh: Audriana E. Burton

West Plains: Jody Lynn Kelley, Andrea Gwyneth Moore

 

Certificate in Equine Studies

Bakersfield: Brandy Nicole Belt

Birch Tree: SheeKota KayeLee Gott

Willow Springs: Cassie M. Witcraft Ford

 

Certificate in Horticulture

Pomona: Samantha Ann Osborn

 

Certificate in Medical Administrative Office Assistant

Birch Tree: Morgan Alyssa Fann

Summersville: Lakin Skylar Stark

Tecumseh: Audriana E. Burton

West Plains: Mary Elise Ikonomou, Andrea Gwyneth Moore, Amber Nicole Summers, Kari LeAnn Webster

Willow Springs: Lorretta Jean Collins

Winona: Greta Elizabeth Needels

 

Certificate in Medical/Clinical Assistant

Thornfield: Santana Paige Hathcock

Willow Springs: Kylie Morgan Ennis

 

Certificate in Medical Coding

Summersville: Lakin Skylar Stark

West Plains: Kaitlyn Nicole Burgess Banta, Andrea Gwyneth Moore, Kari LeAnn Webster

Willow Springs: Lisa Carol Colbert

 

Certificate in Plant Science/Horticulture

Pomona: Samantha Ann Osborn

 

 

MISSOURI STATE OUTREACH GRADUATES

2021-2022 Academic Year

 

 

Master of Arts in Teaching

Mtn. Grove: Shirley Dobbs, Shelby McCoy

 

Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning

Plato: Kristy Graber

West Plains: Jodi Watson

 

Master of Science in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health

West Plains: Shannon Hamilton, Sonya Swope

 

Master of Science in Counseling, School Counseling

Houston: Sarah Sanders

Summersville: Katelynn Howell

 

Master of Science in Education, Educational Administration – Secondary Education

Willow Springs: Logan Schwalm

 

Master of Science in Education, Elementary Education

Bakersfield: Jana Gauley

Eminence: Crystal Chilton

 

Master of Science in Education, Literacy

Bakersfield: Chelsea Johnston

Cabool: Jillian Matherly

West Plains: Kendra Belcher, Morgan Sellers, Devin Wheeler

 

Master of Science in Education, Literacy-Accelerated

Mtn. View: April Gastineau

Pottersville: Tracy Mahan

 

Master of Social Work 

Mtn. View: Mary Finzel

Pomona: Hannah Parker

West Plains: Andrea Monisa Welker

 

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business

Thayer: Christian Hirsch

 

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education

Houston: Rae Kirkwood

 

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Communications

Koshkonong: Caitlin Jedlicka

 

Bachelor of Science in Child & Family Development

Birch Tree: Cyneca Huddleston

Houston: Sadie Gill

Theodosia: Sheri Lubbers

West Plains: MaKayla Koon

Willow Springs: Alexandra Washburn

 

Bachelor of Science in Criminology

Ava: Zakkery Vance

Houston: Taylor Chipps

Mansfield: Shyanne Bishop

 

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Alton: Tiffany Orchard

Ava: Ciara Bray

Bucyrus: Jaden E. Beasley

Cabool: Meagan Hurst, Kaitlen Kelley

Caulfield: Melody B. Meeks, Makala D. Trail

Dora: McKenzie L. Peck

Drury: Kelsey Strong

Edgar Springs: Katelyn M. Luttrell

Licking: Kassidie Werkmeister

Mtn. Grove: Kassidy B. Bushong, Shelley Hill, Chloe Keith

Norwood: Chasity Dedmon

Pomona: Lindsey N. Osborn, Kianna L. Rothermich, Taylor R. Rothermich  

Thayer: Whitney Vogler

West Plains: Kendra M. Barbrow, Tamara Davis, Jessica M. Gardner, Luke Grisham, Emily S. Harrison, Lindsey Henderson, Kirk Hoffman, Shyanne Judd, Teala C. Mahan, Lindsey Mitchell, Sadie Roberts, Aaron Wright

Willow Springs: Mark Gossard, Casey Pitts, Michaela J. Rodgers, Andrea Varney

Winona: Macie Dixon, Courtney Womack

 

Bachelor of Science in General Agriculture

Caulfield: Darian Clayton

 

Bachelor of Science in General Business

Mtn. View: Devin Hedden

Pomona: Tiffany Jens

West Plains: Debra Bowman, Zachary Davis

Willow Springs: Rhea Cook

 

Bachelor of Science in General Studies

Alton: Misty Hitch

Cabool: Roman Collins

Licking: Felicity Snelling

Pottersville: Bailey Johnson

Theodosia: Jeris Jones

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

West Plains: Audrey Eldringhoff, Morgan Spoor

Van Buren: Brandy Kesler

 

Bachelor of Science in Professional Writing

West Plains: Amanda Collins

 

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Ava: Keeley Deal, Emaly Keyes, Logan Weisbrod

Cabool: Joseph Ball, Baylea O’Dell

Eminence: Faith Barrett

Plato: Bethany Shrode

Thayer: Sydney Hollis, Darcy Mainprize

West Plains: Breana Davis, Lauryn Jett, Lauren Kerley, Kayla Perry, Mikayla Simmons, Kanen Watson, Kelsi Watson

 

Bachelor of Science in Religious Studies

West Plains: Georgette Kerr

 

Bachelor of Social Work

Birch Tree: Emma Rector

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