• CCC Commencement is May 6

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    May 05, 2022
    Clinton Community College will celebrate the 75th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 6.  The ceremony will take place at W.J. Yourd Gymnasium, 817 8th Avenue South, at 6:00 p.m.  A Grab ‘n Go Cupcake Reception will immediately follow the ceremony.  The CCC Commencement Ceremony will be lived streamed on Clinton Community College’s Face Book page at https://www.facebook.com/clintoncommunitycollegeia
     
    Clinton Community College President Dr. Brian Kelly has invited family and friends of the graduates to join the celebration commenting, “Our graduates have achieved an amazing accomplishment in two very difficult years. This is a chance for us to recognize and celebrate this milestone with family and friends.”
     
    Involved in the CCC Commencement ceremony are:
    • Faculty Marshals:  Catherine Petersen, Shawn Hamerlinck
    • Student Marshals:  Kaylee Vos, Chris Dorsey
    • Speakers:  Graduates MacKenzie Jackley, Peter Carlson, and Claire Blinkinsop, and Gina Schwartz of the CCC Nursing Class of 1972
    • Vocalist:  Juliana Clark
    • Pianist:  Sally Meyers playing the keyboard & Dave Layton playing the saxophone
    • Commencement Assistants:  Briana Banker, Paige Bauer, Alice Coats, Cristian Nocelott Grant, Nicholas Mann, Brent Moore, Gideon Mussmann, Chelsea Stowers
    • Signer:  Sheryl Gray
     
    The first graduating class had 86 graduates, including many veterans who had returned from World War II.  The 2022 class totals 176 graduates, with 11 earning High Honors signified by cords, and 57 graduates earning Honors.  Regarding the degrees earned:
    • Associate of Arts: 83
    • Associate of Arts & Associate of Science:  8  
    • Associate of Science only:  15
    • Associate of Applied Science:  31
    • Associate of Applied Science & Certificate:  1
    • Diploma & Certificate:    2
    • Diploma:  7     
    • Certificate: 29
     
    Twenty graduates from the classes of 2020 and 2021 will be attending as well.  These students were part of the virtual commencement ceremonies held due to the pandemic. 
     
    The CCC Nursing Pinning Ceremony will take place prior to Commencement at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6 in the CCC Auditorium, 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton, IA.   Speakers the Nursing Pinning include Nursing Instructors Ramon Tieso and Kara Spooner, CCC Nursing Class of 1972 Graduate Gina Schwartz, and CCC Dean of Instruction Amy Madsen-Smith.   Student speakers include Abigail Grau and Keira Fullick.  Kara Spooner will present Licensed Practical Nursing pins and Sarah Lassen will present Associate Degree of Nursing pins.  Seventeen students have earned their ADN degree and 4 have earned the LPN degree.
     
    The pinning ceremony is Live Streamed at https://zoom.us/s/92549378271.
     
    Graduates of the Clinton Community College Class of 2022 are:
     
    Bellevue, IA
           Ryan Patrick Dunn
           Adrian Julianna Humphrey
           Alex Knief
           Adrianna Kay Trenkamp
     
    Bryant, IA
           Melissa Margaret Holdgrafer
           Makenzie Aaron Petersen
     
    Calamus, IA
           Alison Renee Edens
     
    Camanche, IA
           Morgan Butt
           Leslie Anne Deters
           Jay William Eversoll
           Jennifer Elizabeth Eversoll
           Courtland Richard Taylor Filgo
           Katarina Kay Ann Forari
           Lexie Hart
           James Dillon Holmes
           Mitchell Lawrence Jahns
           Payton Thomas Nicol
           Caitlyn Marie Rasso
          Mark Nicholas Riehm
           Zachery Schutte
           Emyrson Faith Seeser
           Jordan Nicole Smith
           Jaelyn Elizabeth Snyder
     
    Charlotte, IA
           Miya Elizabeth Messerich
           Aubrey Marie O'Dell
           Alexis Ellyn Vetter
     
    Clinton, IA
           Shalaya Austin
           Nicholas Bails
           Cassidy Jo Balk
           Morgan Elizabeth Bennett
           Claire Julia Blinkinsop
           Morgan Renee Bork
           Richard Dominic Capella
           Molly Jo Chapman
           Brecken Lee Craig
           Bailey Noel Crigger
          Aurora R. Cuatlacuatl
           Samantha Elsie Dann
           Summer Lynne Davis
           Sarah Jean Demeyer
           Josalynn Marie Drake
           Eli Eugene Eggers
           Noah Aloysius Eggers
           Alec J Evers
           Travis Patrick Eversoll
           Kathryn LaRue French
           Keira Ann Fullick
           Elizabeth Xavia Green
           Karlee R. Griswold
           Zachary David Hahn
           Evan Hessing
           Kylie Alivia Housenga
           Mackenzie Mae Jackley
           Danyka Michele Jaeger
           Samantha Jo Kilburg
           Anna Louise Kurtz
           Logan Boyd Lemke
           Kayla Lubben
           Danielle Elaine Malone
           Xena Gisella Mangler
           Stephanie M. Manning
           Ashley Rae Maze
           Baylee McNamara
           Ethan N. Melvin
           Travis Howard Morehead
           Zavion Thomas Moses
           Macy Mulholland
           James Joseph Napolitano
           Elisa Isabel Nuno
           Emma Marie Raab
           Jaime L. Rekenthaler
           Kayla Robinson
           Olivia Dale Schroeder
           Robin Lynn Schultz
           Diana Sue Katherine Schumacher
           Nicholas A. Scott
           Casey Michael Shannon
           Jaclyn Nicole Sisneros
           Casey Jean Slade
           Alison R. Smith
           Christina Snodgrass
           Makenzi Jean Sparks
           Sage Icaro Steen
           Paige Elizabeth Stickell
           Evan M. Tiesman
           Jordan Renee Voss
           Jordan Christopher Walters
           Crystal Rose Watts
           Travis James Welch
           Kaneesha Williams
     
    Davenport, IA
           Lindy Lor-Ann Heister
           Fawn Taya Moncrief
     
    Delmar, IA
           Tenley Rae Cavanagh
           Kaitlin Christine Felderman
           Eliza Jane Linden
     
    Des Moines, IA
           Grace Marie Rowland
     
    DeWitt, IA
           Joseph E. Bock, Jr.
           Jesse Fay Everhart
           Logan N. Frett
           Kayla Marie Gerard
           Abigail Ellen Grau
           Robert Lee Howard
           Jaide Josephine Kueter
           Benjamin Lyle Mason
           Andrew D. Ransford
           Jaymie J. Ransford
           Justin Thomas Vanderbilt
           Hannah Lu VanderHeiden
     
    Goose Lake, IA
           Madison Jean Martens
     
    La Motte, IA
           Clayton Borrenpohl
     
    Lost Nation, IA
           Dane Durkop
     
    Low Moor, IA
           Matthew Ivan Jess
           Klay Steven Schnoor
     
    Lowden, IA
           Stephanie M. Howell
     
    Maquoketa, IA
           Gracie Joyce Blair
           Peter Kristian Carlson
           Carley Rae Davis
          Dane Elmegreen
           Angela Hope Evans
           Harley Marie Eye
           Joshua D. Grigg
           Breann Naomi Lu Harpole
           Abbey Nicole Hosch
           Amber Marie Humphrey
           Hunter Johnson
           Cael J. Koob
           Ella Leigh Lemke
           Levi Livermore
           Hunter Robert Manning
           Jaxon Manning
           Tessa Salina McCutcheon
           Darrell Miller
           Jackie Anna Miller
           Autumn Renae Mitts
           Dylan Said
           Wyatt Schwenker
           Joshua Shubrook
           Autumn Katarina Storm Sonstegard
           Caide Michael Steffen
           Samantha Jo Streeper
           Sean Swanson
           Benjamen Lynn Thines
           Russell Voss
           Jenna Marie Wiebenga
     
    Marion, IA
           Blais Henry Richards
     
    Miles, IA
           Bridget Marie Dunkel
     
    Princeton, IA
           Lisa E. Moore
     
    Sabula, IA
           Abagail Jane Green
           Lacey Beth Ritchie
           Madalyn Frances Rixen
           Aleigha Marie Robinson
           Emily Jean Struve
           Chelsy M. Welch
     
    Springbrook, IA
           Garrett Roth
     
    Waterloo, IA
           Glenn Paul Dalbey
     
    Wyoming, IA
           Aubrey Gene Bahl
     
    Cornell, IL
           Mattison Bartley
     
    Fulton, IL
           Katie Marie Beyer
           Keegan Marie Lynne Eyer
           Hunter D. Gossard
           Alyssa Milder
           Adelie Alice Mure-Ravaud
           Devin Scott VanZuiden
     
    Morrison, IL
           Maria Suzanne Kempthorne
     
    Mt. Carroll, IL
           Kristen Marie Houzenga
     
    Peoria, IL
           Alissa Elizabeth VanStechelman
     
    Prophetstown, IL
           Kayleen Alexis Church
     
    Savanna, IL
           Zoe Ann Marie Bird
           Kathleen Frances Dersham
           Michelle Jo Green
           Kyla Elaine Kampas
     
    Sterling, IL
           Shawna Leigh Snapp
     
    Thomson, IL
           Caitlyn Teri Bailey
           Pippin Clayton Zach Legel
     
    Lyndon, IL
           Heather J. Allison
     
    For more information, contact Mardell Mommsen Flippen at Clinton Community College, 563-244-7001.


     
    Contact:
    Ann Eisenman, Foundation Director
    aeisenman@eicc.edu, (563) 244-7040