BCTC honors outstanding students and graduates

Published on May 3, 2019

BCTC Honor Graduates

Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) celebrated over 100 students last night during the Graduate Achievement Recognition (GAR) ceremony at the Leestown Campus in Lexington. Students from all programs and campuses of the college were recognized for their achievement and for exemplifying dedication, leadership and success, both in the classroom and beyond.

“I am so proud of these outstanding students,” said Dr. Koffi Akakpo, Bluegrass Community and Technical College president. “We know as they graduate and go on to further education or their careers, they will be instrumental in creating Better Lives in our communities.”

Students named Kentucky Community and Technical College (KCTCS) All-Academic Team members for their scholarly achievements were Marc Blunk, pre-baccalaureate graduate and Kameswari Sridhara, technical graduate. These students are among Kentucky's top community and technical college students. Two from each of the 16 KCTCS colleges were chosen based on a rigorous selection process that focuses on academic performance and community service.

The following students were named Outstanding Graduates in the programs listed.

Alicia Cari McCamish, Administrative Office Technology
Tommy Wayne Stivers,  Air Conditioning Technology
Jennifer Stieben, Architectural Technology
Jami Madison Fisher, Associate in Arts
Flemoh J. Dulleh, Associate in Fine Arts - Theatre Arts
Mark Andrew Ervin, Associate in Fine Arts - Filmmaking and Cinematic Arts
Haleigh Danielle Snapp, Associate in Science
Matthew Keith Logan, Automotive Technology
Kate Lynn Kauanoe Iwamoto, Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Jackie Cluxton, Business Administration
Gregory Kendall Ward, Civil Engineering Technology
Timothy Wayne Vice, Computer Aided Drafting and Design
Brittney Dee Goodpaster, Computer and Information Technologies
Jay F. Weekly, Computerized Manufacturing and Machining
Alyssa Michelle Parrett, Construction Technology
Alicia Rose Marshall, Dental Hygiene
Kelsey Joy Baker, Education
Jeff Scott Daugherty, Electrical Technology
Jeremy Reed, Engineering and Electronics Technology
Patrick Andrew Tillson Jr., Environmental Science Technology
Jessica Oldham Stith, Equine Studies
Pamela Jean Sanders, Human Services
David Edward Miller, Industrial Maintenance Technology
Makayla Dawn Denton, Information Management and Design
Jessica Ann Osbourne, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
Molena Wilson, Medical Assisting
Linda Lou Cooley, Medical Information Technology
Jharonee’ Pea, Nursing
Samuel Mandina, Pharmacy Technician
Devin Alexander Carpenter, Practical Nursing
Haley Nicole Lyons, Radiography
Lauren Winburn, Respiratory Care
Charlotte E. O’Connell, Surgical Technology
Timothy Paul Kinmon, Welding Technology

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society recognized 100 members at the GAR ceremony as well.

BCTC commencement will be held May 12 at 4 p.m. at the EKU Alumni Coliseum, 641 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, KY. Susan Elkington, president, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky will be the commencement speaker.