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Tuscaloosa, Alabama – Shelton State Community College announces its candidates for spring graduation and honorees for the 2019-20 academic year.  In a semester filled with challenges, the College is proud of each milestone represented and celebrates alongside each graduate and recipient.


At the conclusion of the spring semester, a total of 155 students were acknowledged for degree or certificate completion including short-term certificate recipients, certificate recipients, associate in applied science degree recipients, and associate in arts/science recipients.


Although Honors Convocation activities were canceled, the hard work of Shelton State students was recently acknowledged.  Makaila Anthony and Anna Kate Baxter were named to the Alabama Community College System’s All-Alabama Academic Team and competed for a place on the All-USA Academic Team for Community Colleges.


The five major College awards honored the following students:

H.I. James Outstanding Technical Student Award – Mary Sherrod

I.W. Mitchell Outstanding Technical Student Award – Tama Rogers

Norman C. Cephus Special Achievement Award – Rachel Waddell

Thomas E. Umphrey Outstanding Freshman Award – Grant Sanford

Leo Sumner Outstanding Sophomore Award – Katelyn Burkhalter


In addition to College awards, 81 Shelton State students received 135 scholarships from 19 different institutions totaling more than $750,000 in transfer scholarships.  The Shelton State Foundation awarded 105 scholarships totaling $151,900.00.


A complete list of all Shelton State honorees is available by visiting Shelton State Honors 2020.



The graduating students listed below completed the requirements for certificates or degrees at the conclusion of the spring 2020 semester.  Names are ordered by hometown where available.


Beth Leighann Milligan Berry AL
Valerie Alissabeth Holloway Brookwood AL
Erin Mae Lolley Brookwood AL
Heather Shade Sanford Centreville AL
Angela Brooke Barger Cottondale AL
Miriam Clydette Bryant Cottondale AL
Hannah Garyn Burt Cottondale AL
Adam Brent Hudson Cottondale AL
Jessica Ellen Mahurin Cottondale AL
Hannah Elizabeth Prescott Cottondale AL
Lindsey Morganne Serviss Cottondale AL
Justin Miles Woodard Cottondale AL
Sadie Elizabeth Pudles Cullman AL
Regine Allyla Jackson Decatur AL
Anna Kathleen Tarpley Demopolis AL
Connor Brian Langford Duncanville AL
Lauren Nicole Richardson Fosters AL
Ashlee Nicole Van Etten Fosters AL
Ashlee Nicole Van Etten Fosters AL
April Cherelle Tucker Gallion AL
Tytiyanna A’Sheba Faddis Greensboro AL
Angel Ja’Mara Shepherd Greensboro AL
Allison Virginia Johnson Grove Hill AL
Ja’Nethia La’shara Burke Hoover AL
Michael Garcia Jemison AL
Kendall Michelle Bridgmon Lakeview AL
Justin Maclain Henry Marion AL
Brooke Daelynn Gamble McCalla AL
J’ona L. Graham Montgomery AL
Marah Camille Jacobs Moundville AL
Meredith Coley Jacobs Moundville AL
Lauren Davis Mullenix Moundville AL
Erin Ty’Ree Townsell Moundville AL
Andrew Cody Bounds Northport AL
Katia D. Crawford Northport AL
Malika Joacques Fluker Northport AL
Jacob Samuel Hall Northport AL
Lamonica Monique Hall Northport AL
Nathan Tyler Miniard-Purnell Northport AL
Austin Palmer Norred Northport AL
LaToya Shantá Richardson Northport AL
Dana Michelle Saunders Northport AL
Rachel Ashton Waddell Northport AL
Brandi Nicole McKnight Ralph AL
Mallory Jordan Shaw Reform AL
LaTascya Nicole Duff Samson AL
LaTora Nashay Duff Samson AL
Hannah Nichole Averette Sawyerville AL
Aliyah Walienya Anderson Tuscaloosa AL
Mary Elizabeth Brogden Tuscaloosa AL
Christian Jamar Brown Tuscaloosa AL
Jabern Cierria Cunningham Tuscaloosa AL
Leigh Devine Tuscaloosa AL
Xaviana Chantel Edwards Tuscaloosa AL
Marquis Direlle Ellis Tuscaloosa AL
Jaylyn Marie Frazier Tuscaloosa AL
Yamiah Danielé French Tuscaloosa AL
Erin Raye Gibson Tuscaloosa AL
Abigail Elaine Glass Tuscaloosa AL
Edward Holmes Hough Tuscaloosa AL
Taylor Danielle Hutchins Tuscaloosa AL
De’Yonna Cynese Ligon Tuscaloosa AL
Kathryn Little Tuscaloosa AL
James Edward Matthews Tuscaloosa AL
Jaylin Chalon Mayfield Tuscaloosa AL
Anastaycia D. Norfleet Tuscaloosa AL
Otoniel Johnathon Ortega Tuscaloosa AL
Matthew Nels Palm Tuscaloosa AL
Kayla Pate Tuscaloosa AL
Anna Marie Rice Tuscaloosa AL
Kourtney Allison Smith Tuscaloosa AL
Morgan Elise Smith Tuscaloosa AL
Karen Welcy Souza Tuscaloosa AL
Kaitlyn Colleen Stahl Tuscaloosa AL
Cora Lee Thompson Tuscaloosa AL
Cora Lee Thompson Tuscaloosa AL
Cora Lee Thompson Tuscaloosa AL
Cora Lee Thompson Tuscaloosa AL
Austin Charles Wilder Wilsonville AL
Hunter James Kraemer Vacherie LA
DaQuiency Jarrel Octave Vacherie LA
Jakevus Rashod Moore Raymond MS
Kevin Austin Wilson Tupelo MS
George Devon Thomas Las Vegas NV
Brandon Richey Nolanville TX
Margaret Ann Johnston