It's Diploma Time for Otero College Students

The following is a news release from Otero College



Otero College to Graduate 322 Students on April 30

LA JUNTA — Otero College will graduate 322 students on April 30, 2022, at 10 a.m. in the McDivitt Center Gym on the Otero College campus. For those unable to attend in person, the event will be streamed live on the www.otero.edu website.

Giving the welcome for this event is Dr. Karen McNeil-Miller, member of the State Board of Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Karen is also the president and CEO of The Colorado Health Foundation. Otero President, Tim Alvarez will also speak and a member from the Otero College Advisory Council will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

Special music during the ceremony will be provided by organist Mrs. Clara Stafford who has provided the music for our graduations for approximately 40 years. Leading graduates and guests in the national anthem on trumpet will be Dr. James Lind, Otero music faculty.

Degrees and certificates will be awarded to the following students:

Listed by Hometown:

Alamosa: Kimberly Pooler

Anton: Danielle Jones

Antonito: Monica Dominguez

Arvada: Owen Snyder, Bethany Tiscareno

Ault: David King

Aurora: Ebenezer Benyam, Solome Buba, Etana Denta, Ruth Dubale, Karen Hayes, Zipporah Obiero, Adan Santos Bautista, Birhanu Taye, Kyrie Thomas, Suseth Zamora Gonzalez

Avondale: Douglas Bohrer, Audra Johnson, Morgan Madril, Dranon Wright

Boone: Rance Marsh, Emily Nameth, Joy Soltani

Boulder: Brian Ordaz

Brighton: Hector Ramirez

Broomfield: Joel Zastrocky

Byers: Arica Herman

Campo: Denise Jenkins, Marvin Jenkins

Cheraw: Christopher Quick, Hanna White

Colorado Springs: Tucker Abbott, Demetrio Araiza, Lydia Burt, Patricia Dango, Lindsey Estes, Devan Gaston, Vanessa Harrell, Winda Hood, Christopher Jones, Alyssa Jones-Sykes, Damaris Kigo, Jung Kim, Irene Mwamba, Britta Olson, Acxel Perez, Gabriel Prada, Daniela La Puente, Amber Ramey, Nisha Rana, Logan Robb, Rodel Tacata, Vera Thompson, Lena Webb, Demetrio Araiza, Lydia Burt, Patricia Dango, Lindsey Estes, Devan Gaston, Vanessa Harrell, Winda Hood, Christopher Jones, Alyssa Jones-Sykes, Damaris Kigo, Jung Kim, Irene Mwamba, Britta Olson, Acxel Perez, Gabriel Prada, Daniela La Puente, Amber Ramey, Nisha Rana, Logan Robb, Rodel Tacata, Vera Thompson, Lena Webb

Commerce City: Brooke Miller

Crowley: Kainen O'Grady

Denver: Uzoamaka Chris-Ukelonu, Elias Curry, Rasheik Gaddis, Daniel Gonsalez-Ramirez, Bridget Mosley

Eads: Anthony Bolin, Branden Dunlap, John Ellis, Madison Kelley, Jami Lane, Darwin Nelson

Eaton: Kaleigh Williams

Erie: Nolan Marthaler

Fountain: Shanequa Sanders

Fowler: Braxton Bates, Avery Bouldin, Maggie Goodwin, Samantha GrahaM, Justis Manchego, Rachelle Martin, Mary Trujillo,

Gardner: Hannah Cordova

Greeley: Braden Martinez, Kendra Roth

Haswell: Kelly Darnell, Emily Nelson, Colby Stoker

Highlands Ranch: Dominic Mergoni

Holly: Ashley Pecina

Keenesburg: Taggyrt Moses

Kersey: Abbey Wehrman

Kim: Kelton Davis, Nathan Shannon

La Junta: Antonia Acevedo, Allyssia Aguilar, Malena Berchot, Alexia Bradshaw, Heather Broussard, Daniel Bustamante, Briann Carter, Maricella Davis, Kendra DiRezza, Shelby Eck, Jessica Figueroa, Annastasia Fritz, Bianca Good, John Gray, Justin Harris, Nathan Hart, Allyson Haugen, Marshall Isbell, Ashley Jordan, Glenn King, Patricia King, Amber Kreft, Chad Martin, Gentry Martin, Michelle Martinez, Amariah Mata, Brittany Miller, Zeta Mills, Kyla Mitchell, Edit Morales, Whitney Nelson, Darrin Nielsen, Jacelyn Olivieri, Satanael Orosco, Cord Proctor, Alexander Ritter, Kyria Ritter, Matthew Ritter, Roy Roberts, Shannon Romero, Charles Roweth, Melissa Soto, William Stewart, Mireya Trujillo, Hailey Vaughan

La Veta: Katie Baumann, Lauren Mangold

Lakewood: Joseph Enockson, Maritza Lanuza-Foster

Lamar: Jackie Austin, Viviana Crampton, Austen Emick, Damien Esparza, Toni Pelton, Kara Phares, Natalia Corral Talamantes, Naomi Rubio

Larkspur: Hope Anderson

Las Animas: Rachael Aragon, Callie Brinley, Chance Dupree, Julyana Gonzales, Angelica Martinez, Linda Smith, Neco Snow

Limon: Shae Sanchez

Loma: Alorra Ranker

Longmont: Jesus Gonzales-Saldana

Loveland: Jaron Davis

Manzanola: Dalton Carroll, Alyssa Chavez, Maresa Lucero, Ryanna Pruett, Shaelea Pruett, Antonio Rodriguez, Jessica Romero

Mc Clave: Karleigh Bencomo Marquez, Josie Mallard, Jade Sykes

Model: John Beaudette

Olney Springs: Joshua David, Lorrie Henson, William Rains, Faith Schulz

Ordway: Reagan Haynes, Elizabeth Martinez, Joseph Medina, Sierra Soltani, Dejonet Treu, Victoria Martinez

Penrose: Sydnee Connors, Jade Leibel, Tristan Masar, Francisco Padilla, Tanner Webb Grisenti

Peyton: Tarike Adams, Sara Halloran

Pritchett: Micah Crane, Delaney Eskew, Chance VanCampen

Pueblo: Bridgette Almaraz, Thalia Amaro, Jill Archuletta, Brittany Armijo, Danielle Calkins, Lisa Cordova, Yamuna Dabadi, Ashleigh Espinoza, Enrique Flores, Tarina Gonzales, Theresa Haro, Andrea Lovato, Cassandra Martinez, Ana Mayorquin, Orion Miller, Dakota Mulske, Amanda Otte, Angela Padilla, Francis Pinontoan, Meghan Reinhart, Alicia Romero, Shannon Romero, Clarissa Salazar, Angelina Salvo, Krysta Swallow, Aralena Terrazas, Karli Thurman, Vanessa Tom, Jenay Trujillo, Chevelle Velasquez, Chazz Vigil, Seng Woodbine

Pueblo West: Tanya Depriest, Laura Quintana, Avana Salazar, Shannon Stanko, Alyssa Trujillo

Rocky Ford: Dominique Baca, Jolie Bond, Diana Bustamante, Emily Gauna, Elias Jaramillo, Kaysa Kurtz, Greer Mameda, Jade McDavitt, Johnathan McKelvey, Felicia Perez, Selene Santana, Francisco Viescas

Sheridan Lake: Daniel Barrett

Springfield: Yuliana Garcia, Brian Mauch, Jennifer Mauch, Julia Mondragon, Dakota Mort

Sterling: Clara Courtright

Stratton: Reyna Isenbart

Sugar City: Christian McLelland, Jerry Roberts

Swink: Heather Estrada, Linsey Goodwin, Jasmine Gossett, Emily Headlee, Ricardo Preciado

Thornton: Hannah Paschke

Trinidad: Roxann Quezada, Roque Zamora

Walsenburg: Priscilla Aguirre, Nathan Bolin, Jason Demont, Patric Demont, Amanda Dotter, Nicholas Lombardi, Christopher McKenna, Stacy Pizzo, Angel Tenorio, Cody Trammell

Watkins: Jacqueline Dominguez-Espinoza

Wellington: Martin Sulkowski

Westcliffe: Katelyn Roberson

Wheat Ridge: Shayla Erickson

Wiley: Troy Appel, Irvin Blais, Ashley Smith

Yuma: Justin Forsythe

Out of State/Country:

Amarillo, TX: Getsemani Carrasco

Baltimore, MD: Marquis Kemp

Bartlett, TN: Rodney Mason

Brooklyn, NY: Ezra Burnett

Buford, GA: Thomas Kamarad

El Paso, TX: Christian Castaneda, Osvaldo Sanchez

Ellenwood, GA: Dwayne Chester

Fernley, NV: Kimberly Bernal

Granville, Australia: Hunter Madden

Grenoble, France: Manon Da Fonseca

Harrisville, UT: Ashley Martin

Houston, TX: Daphne Bustos

Japan: Kazushi Okada

Kawaguchi-shi, Japan: Taketo Onodera

Kobe, Japan: Jin Ogawa

La Mesa, NM: Anali Rios

Lake Villa, IL: Jared Smith

Las Cruces, NM: Jacob Carreon

Las Vegas, NM: Tessa Ortiz

Leetsdale, PA: Ryan Stowers

Leon: Emma Florez Pascual

Los Lunas, NM: Ariana Monge

Mayflower, AR: Reginald Fudge

Monforte de Lemos, Spain: Antia Vallecas Rodriguez

Monterrey, Mexico: Daniel Ibarra Almaguer

Riverdale, MD: Aman Measho

Ryugasaki, Japan: Daiki Kumakawa

Shell Lake, Canada: Olivia Woytiuk

Sollentuna, Sweden: Julia Stenberg

Toronto, Canada: Jayden Thomas-Hutchinson

Tribune, KS: Shade Wright

Wimberley, TX: Marika Spector

Wuhan City, China: Qiwen Liao

Linda Cordova

James Gull

Jenna Helmick

Carl Henson

Leah Martinez

Isabell Palacio

Lawrence Pantoya

Marissa Poli

Javier Rivera

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