Hazard Community and Technical College honored outstanding students during commencement on Saturday, May 11. Receiving the President’s Award were Steve Appleman of Campton and Renee Mata of Hazard.
Students with a perfect 4.0 grade point average were named Distinguished Scholars. Those Distinguished Scholars earning an Associate in Arts are: Braxton Slade Eiserman of Jackson, Sherilyn A. Kincaid of Hazard, Mickayla Dru Mason of Booneville, AJ Miller of Lost Creek, and Emily Ann Noble of Jackson
Associate in Science Distinguished Scholars are: Madison Grace Gadbury of Bonnyman, Hannah Beth Griffith of Whick, and Emily Ann Noble of Jackson.
Associate in Applied Science Distinguished Scholars are: James Allen of Whitesburg – General Occupational/Technical Studies (with Diploma in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Mechanic); Michael Gibson of Bonnyman – Computer and Information Technologies; Amy Samantha Hamilton of Hazard – Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education; Sherilyn A. Kincaid of Hazard – Human Services; Gloria Charlene Marsee of Pineville – Medical Information Technology; Dustin Robert Marshall of Booneville – Computer and Information Technologies; Lisa Marie Murray of Frakes – Medical Information Technology; David Eugene Napier of Hindman – General Occupational/Technical Studies (with Diploma in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Mechanic); Jennifer Ann Short of Shelbyville – Health Information Technology; April Smith of Booneville – Human Services; and Gary Wayne Smith of Jackson – General Occupational/Technical Studies (with Diploma in Electrical Technology).
The following received Academic Achievement Awards: AJ Miller of Lost Creek – Associate in Arts; Gary Scott Nantz of Cornettsville – Associate in Science; Candace Michelle Gaggley of Campton – Business Administration Systems: Management; Kolston Brian Feltner of Happy – Computer Aided Drafting and Design/Surveying; Dustin Robert Marshall of Booneville – Computer and Information Technologies; Joseph Luke Fortney of Emmalena – Construction Technology; Pamela Jean Campbell of Bulan – Cosmetology; Jennah A. Griffie of Cornettsville – Criminal Justice; Andrea Hope Stidham of Hazard – Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Ryan A. Simpson of Hyden – Electrical Technology; Jennifer Ann Short of Shelbyville– Health Information Technology; Sherilyn A. Kincaid of Hazard – Human Services; Amy Samantha Hamilton of Hazard – Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education; Gloria Charlene Marsee of Pineville – Medical Information Technology; Jonathan Combs of Hazard – Registered Nursing; Lena Kaye Howard of Clayhole – Practical Nursing; Travis Charles Smith of Jackson – Physical Therapist Assistant; Cheyenne D. Slone of Pippa Passes – Radiography; Joe Dewayne Morris of Hazard – Surgical Technology; Derek Keith Hogan of Beattyville – Visual Communications: Multimedia.
Students also honored prior to graduation were presented with Departmental Awards: David Napier of Hindman – Air Conditioning Technology, David Grey of Busy – Automotive Technology, Clifford Arlen Taylor of London – Bluegrass and Traditional Music, Gregory Taylor of Redbox – Communications, Dylan Melton of Vicco – Computer Aided Drafting & Design/Surveying, Johnny Hazelwood of Hazard – Construction Technology, Darion Breanna Huff of Garrett – Cosmetology (Technical Campus), Ashley Reed of Booneville– Cosmetology (Lees College Campus), Dakota Smith of Bonnyman – Diesel Technology, Joseph N. Phillips of Jackhorn – Electrical Technology, Lisa Marie Murray of Frakes – Medical Coding, Megan Jones of Staffordsville – Physical Therapist Assistant (Outstanding Clinical Performance), McKenzie Tate Thornsberry of Pinetop – Physics, Elijah Collins of Lost Creek – Spanish, and Cindy Gross of Jackson – Statistics.