GNTC Commencement Exercise In Dalton Will Be Dec. 11; Macey Morgan Is Keynote Speaker

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
GNTC’s Macey Morgan, left, gets ready for an on-camera interview during a portion of the 2018 State GOAL Competition in Atlanta last April
GNTC’s Macey Morgan, left, gets ready for an on-camera interview during a portion of the 2018 State GOAL Competition in Atlanta last April

More than 200 graduates from across Northwest Georgia will be walking the stage at the Dalton Convention Center Dec. 11 as they graduate from Georgia Northwestern Technical College.

GNTC’s 2018 GOAL (Georgia’s Occupational Award of Leadership) Award winner, Macey Morgan, will be giving the graduating class their commencement speech. The Dalton, Georgia resident represented the college in the GOAL competition this past spring in Atlanta. The GOAL program helps showcase the top students within the Technical College System of Georgia.

An estimated 1,500 family members and friends are anticipated to be in attendance at the college’s commencement exercise. GNTC holds two ceremonies each year.

A spring graduation each May in Rome and a fall graduation each December in Dalton.

GNTC President C. Pete McDonald, along with GNTC Vice President of Student Affairs Stuart Phillips, will serve as presenters of the ceremony. Assistant Dean of Business Technologies Graceful Beam and Automotive Technology Director Troy Peco will deliver the Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation, respectively.

All graduates participating in the ceremony will be recognized for their academic achievements and presented with their associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Listed are graduates scheduled to take part in the commencement exercise for the Fall 2018 graduation ceremony. This list only includes students who are scheduled to take part in the ceremony as of press time. It does not include eligible students who are not participating in graduation.

Associate of Applied Science

David Aguilar
Construction Management

Itzel Bautista Lopez
Adult Echocardiography

Melissa N. Betterton
Early Childhood Care and Education

Tina M. Blalock
Vascular

Christian A. Bregante
Aviation Maintenance Technology

Alisha A. Broome
Surgical Technology

Haylee Burris
Health Information Management Technology

Rosa Yenis Cabrera
Business Management

Patricia Laine Clark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Misti Dawn Clark
Business Management

Courtney B. Compton
Medical Assisting

Haleigh Rose Morgan Condra
Early Childhood Care and Education

Emily Connell
Social Work Assistant

Christen J. Cordell
Criminal Justice Technology

Jennifer L. Cowart
Business Management

Madison Victoria Crawford
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Dudley S. Davis
Electronics Technology

Cassidy A. Davis
Radiologic Technology

Ricardo Ulises Dominguez
Business Management

Sarah Dorsey
Early Childhood Care and Education

Sprite Dyer
Networking Specialist

Jessica Anne Ellis
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Normayda L. Escalante
Medical Assisting

Yony M. Escalante
Industrial Systems Technology

Anna Esquivel
Business Management

Robert B. Evans
Early Childhood Care and Education

Kim L. Fosdick
Adult Echocardiography

Adriana Garcia
Criminal Justice Technology

Courtney R. Georgiefski
Accounting

Kimberly I. Glover
Business Management

Jesanyelis Gonzalez
Business Management

Yecely Gonzalez
Business Management

Jennifer L. Goodman
Health Information Management Technology

Hannah J. Goss
Adult Echocardiography

Adrian Gutierrez
Business Management

Alexis Jovonni Guyton
Vascular

Ashley N. Harden
Business Management

William A. Harper
Vascular

Caitlyn N. Harris
Vascular

Renay Michelle Harris
Social Work Assistant

Valencia R. Henderson
Radiologic Technology

Valina P. Hopson
Radiologic Technology

Matthew D. Howard
Aviation Maintenance Technology

Kadie Hendrix Johnston
Radiologic Technology

Zachary Wane Taylor Jones
Computer Support Specialist

Cynthia Denise Kirk
Accounting

Catherine E. Lankford
Radiologic Technology

Dana K. Manis
Business Management

Nicole L. Mansfield
Health Information Management Technology

Tristian A. Martin
Social Work Assistant

Michael Nickolas Martin
Aviation Maintenance Technology

Norma Martinez
Business Management

Deloris Jill McBee
Social Work Assistant

Bailey S. Milone
Adult Echocardiography

Jennifer E. Mora
Business Management

Josie T. Nunn
Vascular

Trever B. Oliver
Business Management

Jacqaline Cruz Orozco
Medical Assisting

Pedro M. Ortiz
Automotive Technology

Neyda R. Paiz
Business Management

Derrick Ray Parker
Industrial Systems Technology

Jesse Lee Parsons
Business Technology

Jennyfer R. Paucay
Surgical Technology

Collin Anthony Payne
Automotive Technology

William A. Peters
Industrial Systems Technology

Ashley E. Phipps
Adult Echocardiography

Marvin James Pointer
Construction Management

Leslie R. Renfro
Radiologic Technology

Rodrigo Reyes-Cruz
Industrial Systems Technology

Stephanie A. Rittenhouse
Radiologic Technology

Ronald Harrison Roach
Industrial Systems Technology

Tyler L. Rowland
Industrial Systems Technology

Lauren Nicole Runion
Social Work Assistant

Wesley J. Saunders
Industrial Systems Technology

James Wayne Shearin
Culinary Arts

Alan N. Shepherd
Aviation Maintenance Technology

Kayla Renae Sinyard
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

James T. Spraggins
Construction Management

Abbigail G. Tate
Early Childhood Care and Education

Rosha C. Taylor
Social Work Assistant

Elizabeth S. Tidwell
Health Information Management Technology

Donald Howard Tinnan
Culinary Arts

Joseph Edwin Turner
Aviation Maintenance Technology

Luis Valdes
Automotive Technology

Victoria Velazquez
Accounting

Luz Maria Vigil
Business Management

Abbie L. Waits
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Kayla C. Wallace
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Jason Andrew Warren
Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Angela Watson
Radiologic Technology

Chloe Watts
Marketing Management

Regina N. Watts
Vascular

Amanda Nicole Yoder
Health Information Management Technology

Diploma

Keyli D. Ajanel-Perez
Practical Nursing

Yesenia Aldana
Cosmetology

Ashton L.  Avery
Surgical Technology

William P. Ayres
Welding and Joining Technology

Ciara P. Baker
Cosmetology

Tanya Beckom
Cosmetology

Ashley N. Benge
Surgical Technology

Genotee Blake
Cosmetology

Rashonda Lee Bryant
Practical Nursing

Emily Kay Butler
Practical Nursing

Giovanni Carlos
Welding and Joining Technology

Michaela G. Clarke
Culinary Arts

Latoya Denise Cofield
Practical Nursing

Charles E. Crowe
Criminal Justice Technology

Amparo Cruz Cornejo
Medical Assisting

Margie Jean Deering
Business Management

Selena H. Dupree
Cosmetology

Allison Danielle Edgeworth
Medical Assisting

Tracy M. Elkins
Cosmetology

Shanna Danyel Ely
Medical Assisting

McKenzie Symone Floyd
Cosmetology

Sarah LeeAnn Gallegos
Practical Nursing

Haydee Garcia
Cosmetology

Noemi C. Garcia
Cosmetology

Maegan Alicia Gibson
Medical Assisting

Meghan Nicole Godfrey
Welding and Joining Technology

Clarence Gore
Aviation Maintenance Technology

Shayna D. Green
Medical Assisting

Keymonica N. Hall
Lactation Consultant 

Misty Dawn Hawkins
Medical Assisting

Thomas Lee Hayes
Welding and Joining Technology

Kimberly Hayes
Medical Assisting

Lucas S. Heard
Welding and Joining Technology

Robert C. Hodge
Electrical Control Systems

Michael Ivester
Industrial Systems Technology

Amber C. James
Practical Nursing

Sonia L. Jernigan
Cosmetology

Luis Joaquin-Gomez
Air Conditioning Technology

Phelicia T. Johnson
Medical Assisting

Tomeika L. Johnson
Early Childhood Care and Education

Teyannah Taiisha Johnson
Practical Nursing

Grace Wangui Kariuki
Practical Nursing

Sheena R. Lamar
Business Management

Anzie Cox McCoy
Practical Nursing

Regina A. McKin
Medical Assisting

Kalee Amanda Meadows
Surgical Technology

Eris Jane Merritt Moonstar
Lactation Consultant 

Joshua D. Moyer
Welding and Joining Technology

Khanh Nguyen
Medical Assisting

Jessica P. Pack
Medical Assisting

Sonny Apag Padayao
Aviation Maintenance Technology

Christon Nicole Peden
EMS Professions

Angie A. Pizano
Medical Assisting

David Michael Powell
Welding and Joining Technology

Amber Quillen
Cosmetology

Sharon A. Ragland
Business Management

Alejandro L. Ramirez
Medical Assisting

Omar G. Rangel
Welding and Joining Technology

Harmony Nicole Rose Ray
Surgical Technology

Jesus Reyes
Welding and Joining Technology

Autumn Cheyenne Ridley
Cosmetology

Kylea B. Riley
Practical Nursing

Cole A. Ryan
Welding and Joining Technology

Loretta Didena Scott
Medical Assisting

Brooke A. Silvers
Medical Assisting

Aiseh Smith
Business Management

Nicole A. Smith
Business Management

Chelsea M. Stanfield
Practical Nursing

John A. Tanturri
Industrial Systems Technology

Lanesha Gilena Teague
Practical Nursing

Autumn Taylor Tomlinson
Cosmetology

Cierra B. Turner
Practical Nursing

Samantha Orsha Upshaw
Surgical Technology

Bonnita E. VanNuys
Medical Assisting

Shameka M. Ware
Cosmetology

Cody Alan West
Aviation Maintenance Technology

Bathshebia Willis
Dental Assisting

Charmisse Wood
Practical Nursing

Myra E. Wyatt
Medical Assisting

Michael A. York
Welding and Joining Technology

Technical Certificate of Credit

Dyane Mary Alvarado
Medical Front Office Assistant

Justin C. Bouy
Aviation Maintenance Technician

Taylor Brooke Cato
Cosmetology for Licensure

Virginia D. Chambers
Phlebotomy Technician

Rhaghan Kelsey Dennis
Early Child Care and Education Basics

Valeria Fraire
Human Resource Management Specialist

Priscilla Henderson
Child Development Specialist

Mary Land
Early Child Care and Education Basics

Lesly Elizabeth Miranda
Cosmetology for Licensure

Jordan L. Moore
Emergency Medical Technician

Keetra L. Murphy
Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician

Allen B. Newport
Aviation Maintenance Technician

Mackinzie C. Parrott
Health Care Assistant

Meagan R. Ray
Early Childhood Care and Education Basics

Jennifer Reyes
Cosmetology for Licensure

Brittany Danielle Roberts
Cosmetology for Licensure

Cierra J. Ross
Cosmetology for Licensure

Tamarsha Watkins
Cosmetology for Licensure

Jalessa Young
PC Repair and Network Technician


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