York College held a ceremony on December 13 to recognize the accomplishments of 31 students who had completed the requirements for graduation after the fall semester.

President Steve Eckman welcomed the more than 200 guests to the ceremony held in the Bartholomew Performing Arts Center. Local businessman Dan Goodwin ‘03, offered students words of wisdom and encouragement as the commencement speaker.

Those graduating with a master’s degree included: Paul Biles (Giddings, TX); Susan Crain (Jasper, GA); Shannon Davis (Eustis, FL); Loreen Kersey (Seward, NE); Danielle Marks (Pierce, NE); Callie McCoy (Eagle Point, OR); Heather McCulloch (Lebanon, TN); Anita Palmer (Holcomb, KS); Vanessa Rodriguez (Sun Valley, CA); Kaylen Rodrigues (York, NE); and Yong Guang Teh (Malaysia).

Graduates completing a bachelor’s degree included: ​Carlos Arana (Anaheim, CA); Kimberly Baloun *** (Utica, NE); Brady Dunagan (Battlefield, MO); Andrew Kelsey Goad (Pleasant Hill, CA); Matthew Gastineau * (North Platte, NE); Guadalupe Jimenez-Martinez ** (York, NE); Greer Kleber (Walnut Creek, CA); Trevor Lenear (Bellevue, NE); Caleb Magner ** (York, NE); Corey Mixon (Lake Isabella, CA); Jordan Nelson (Bee, NE); Robert Ozuna (Omaha, NE); Leiah Reichel (Palmer, AK); Jacob Rodriguez (Aurora, CO); Dylan Roller (Pleasant Hill, MO); Cristina Sanchez (Rochester, MN); Cameron Sorter (Seaside, OR); Aubrey Tate *** (Holland, MI); Kermit Thomas III (Wichita, KS); and Jacob Wirka *** (Wahoo, NE).

Frank Cuevas (Mullinville, KS) completed an associate’s degree.

York College will hold its spring commencement ceremony on April 27, 2019, in the Campbell Student Activity Center.

*Cum Laude – Grade Point Average of 3.40 or higher
**Magna Cum Laude – Grade Point Average of 3.60 or higher
***Summa Cum Laude – Grade Point Average of 3.85 or higher