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SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES SPRING 2021 GRADUATES AND HONORS

June 1, 2021 – Commencement exercises for Shelton State Community College were held on Thursday, May 6 and Friday, May 7 at the Martin Campus.  President Brad Newman presided over each event marking his first commencement ceremonies at the College.   During the graduation ceremonies, more than 200 students were acknowledged for completion of short-term certificates, certificates, associate in applied science degrees, and associate in arts/science degrees.

 

While Honors Convocation was not held as an event, the accomplishments of Shelton State students were celebrated, and College award recipients were named.  Five major College awards were given to the following students:

 

H.I. James Outstanding Technical Student Award – Sara Slough

I.W. Mitchell Outstanding Technical Student Award – Sara Slough

Norman C. Cephus Special Achievement Award – KeShawandra David

Thomas E. Umphrey Outstanding Freshman Award – Wesley Junkins

Leo Sumner Outstanding Sophomore Award – Maci Morrow

 

In addition to College awards, students receiving transfer and Shelton State Foundation scholarships were recognized.  The Shelton State Foundation awarded 92 scholarships totaling $142,150.00.  Twenty-two four-year colleges were represented in the awarding of transfer scholarships.

 

The graduating students listed below completed the requirements for certificates or degrees at the conclusion of the spring 2021 semester.  All student hometowns are in the state of Alabama unless otherwise indicated.

 

Bessemer – Hope Michelle Hatter

 

Birmingham – Connie Delores Clarke

 

Boaz – Baylor Jane Weldy

 

Brookwood – Natali Brianna Gibson

 

Centreville – Anna Catherine Waits, Michael Edward Wallace

 

Coaling – Bennett Russell Kelly

 

Coker – Bethany Opal Champion, DeAnna Summer Stines, Mason Dakota Stone Worrell

 

Columbiana – Tristan Chace Davis

 

Cottondale – Maria Guadalupe Jimenez-Martinez, Kiana Desiree Simmons, Drew McKenzie Stover

 

Cuba – Devonta Dewayne Coleman

 

Daphne – Rachel Morgan Weaver

 

Elrod – Alexi Anna Weiner

 

Eutaw – Cassandra L. Kelley, James Claude Lancaster

 

Fayette – Jeremiah Samuel Gann

 

Forkland – Douglas Avery Croxton

 

Fosters – Elizabeth Claire Cameron

 

Gadsden – Ethan Hunter Whitcomb

 

Gilbertown – Kinsley Wright Adams

 

Glencoe – Collin Charles Hardy

 

Greensboro – Zeleidra Alice Louise Aldridge, Tamiya Jerniece Johnson, Sidney J. Ryans, II, Kelly Keita Thomas

 

Haleyville – Anna Godsey

 

Hamilton – Samuel Emerson Harris

 

Hoover – Georgie Madison Allen

 

Hueytown – Cory Douglas Martin

 

Killen – Hayden Ezekiel Walton

 

Marion – Takasha Lashay Stevenson

 

McCalla – Blake Alan Smith, Maygan Elaine Weathers

 

Millport – Steven Jordan Cash

 

Montgomery – Tierra Je’nae Davis

 

Moundville – Jacob Douglas Duncan, Johnathan O’Neal James, Madalynn Hope Langham, Carolyn Smith Weatherspoon, Catrena Rene Wilson

 

Northport – Lauren Amanda Carroll, Ralph William Eide, III, Katelyn McKenzie Herring, Francisco Tomas Juan, Robert Grant Ray, Chelsey Johanna Reyes, Mary Ann Sherrod, Keely Alexis Simmons, Makayla Cheyanne Simmons, Agostina Vasquez, Alperlonia Katrinia Wilson, Ashlee Caroline Wilson, Alexzandra Rae Yarbrough

 

Sawyerville – Donshalai R. Anderson

 

Scottsboro – Keara Shiane Sexton

 

Tuscaloosa – Walt Bailey, Melissa J. Banks, Taryn Tierra Bogan, Anna Grace Bounds, Seth Allen Bracknell, Shan’Jayla Te’onna Brown, Jesus Cardenas, Jr., Maya Michelle Caves, James Robert Champion, Jr., Mallory Lee Cobb, Meoshia Debreauntae Dates, Ryan Joseph Euerle, Deja Andrea Evans, Chante Elica Foster, Corinthian Montrez Frazier, Jr., Allison Lee Gabriel, Laura Ashlynn Gray, Deanndra Nicole Hawkins, Maleena Imani Hughes, DeMarcus Javier James, Terralyn James, Willie Jalon Johnson, Veronica Alicia Jones, Sydney Katelyn Lake, Kamela Marchelle Little, Carroll Annette Meaney, Jordan Christopher Morgan, Maci Sloan Morrow, Carson Isiah Moss, Ashlyn Renee Pennington, David Brooks Plowman, Zoie Katherine Pritchett, Amanda Marie Reese, Jhoany Rodriguez, Shantel Desiree’ Sewell, Demetrius Smith, Eliyah Mone’ Smith, Kailyn Summer Wade, Carmen De’Abria Wilson

 

Tuscumbia – Chason Lee Scott

 

Vance – Emily Jade Hargadon

 

Wetumpka – Steven Mark Hayden, Jr.

 

York – Elizabeth Claire Cameron

 

Fort Walton Beach, Florida – Sage Augustus McKenna

 

Caruthersville, Missouri – Justin David Hudgens

 

Collinsville, Mississippi – Kellis Paige Adams

 

Skaneateles, New York – Collin Jacob Damico

 

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina – Cole Brennon Gore

 

Dyersburg, Tennessee – Robert Cox

 

A vital member of the Alabama Community College System, Shelton State Community College is committed to creating new opportunities for West Alabama.  “With a renewed focus on meeting the needs of its customers, the College offers innovative solutions and an enhanced approach to customized education, training, and community impact,” states President Brad Newman.  “Collectively, we will be excellent in each!”

 

Be part of the new vision for our shared community.  Visit sheltonstate.edu to learn more or apply.