Graduates shine at BCTC commencement ceremony

LEXINGTON, KY (May 8, 2008) Thirty-four outstanding program graduates were recently recognized at the 2008 Bluegrass Community amp; Technical College (BCTC) graduation held on May 4 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

The outstanding program graduates were chosen from the over 1,700 eligible students representing six BCTC campuses. To be selected, a student must have a 3.5 GPA and be nominated by a faculty member to the Program Coordinator.

2008 Outstanding Program Graduates

  • Rachel Young, Associate in Arts
  • Marika Wieliczko, Associate in Science
  • Lisa Ann Woosley, Architectural Technology
  • Erik W. Ekstrom, Collision Repair Technology
  • Tyler W. Huffman, Automotive Technology
  • Darrell Ray Treece, Business Management and Marketing
  • Katherine M. Hardy, Carpentry
  • Dana G. Lemieux, Civil Engineering Technology
  • David Keith Ash, Computer Aided Drafting
  • Michelle M. Estes, Computer and Information Technology
  • Anne Thomas Hayden, Cosmetology
  • Jessica Oldham Stith, Equine Studies
  • Natasha Nicole Bailey, Dental Assisting
  • Jeanie Sunshine Belcher, Dental Hygiene
  • Lyndsi Farah Hall, Dental Laboratory Technology
  • Raymond Otto Brenda, Electrical Technology
  • Ashley Gene Sparks, Engineering Technology
  • Paul D. Halbert, Environmental Science Technology
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Cheryl. L.J. Robbins, Information Management and Design
  • Tamera S. Burkhalter, Information Technology
  • Graham P. Watt, Machine Tool Technology
  • Kothainayahi Shanmugam, Medical Assisting
  • Linda Joy Sellards, Medical Information Technology
  • Crystal Lynn Hampton, Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Adam Shreve Bland, Nursing
  • Connie Jane Rutherford, Office Systems Technology
  • Kasey L. Turner, Practical Nursing
  • Karen B. Cobb, Radiography
  • Andrew J. Tatum, Respiratory Care
  • Na Wei, Surgical Technology
  • John Gaudinier, Welding Technology
  • Lindsey A. Behrendt, Outstanding Technical Graduate
  • Melissa Lynn Adkins, Outstanding Pre Baccalaureate Graduate