More than 330 Peninsula College graduates receive their degrees and certificates at graduation ceremonies set for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, in the college gymnasium, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.
Among those graduating are 14 who receive the first baccalaureate degrees awarded by Peninsula College. They are receiving Bachelor of Applied Science degrees in applied management.
One of this year’s graduating class is Liam Maier, grandson of Peninsula College’s founding president, the late E. John Maier, and his wife, Helen. Maier is receiving an associate degree in arts.
The keynote speaker at the college’s 47th annual commencement ceremonies is Olympic National Park Superintendent Karen Gustin, speaking about "Leadership for the Future."
Tanya Knight of Port Angeles is the graduating student speaker. Knight is a member of Peninsula College’s first baccalaureate graduating class. Her address is entitled, "From the Past into a Brilliant Future."
A reception follows the commencement ceremony.
Graduates from the
Sequim area include Ericka Suzanne Albers, Jacob Gaither Baker, Brittny N. Barnett, Jesica Leigh Benson, Nalani Morgan Brisco, Linda W. Brown, Maureen Rose Byrne, Evelyn B. Castillo, Margaret Patsene Dashiell, Nona Gale DeAnda, Nancy Holmberg East, Janet Sue Everett, Tearra Lynn Finley, Roger James Grossbohlin, David Joseph Harris, Madeline Anna Harris_Eckel, Elisabeth Lorraine Hawkins, Austin Leland Henry, Rebecca Lynn Horst, Alexandria Whitney Horton, Brookann Allsop Howat, Brandon Kelly Janisse, William Corey Keith, Benjamin James Lamb, Jonathan James Langan, Aja Renee Lathrop, Randi Cecelia Lelle, Victor Hugo Lemus, Justin Henry Loresch, Mary Elizabeth Loucks, Liam E. Maier, Anna Josephine Martin, Dawn Lynn McCawley, Robert Lewis Mendiola, Christopher Alex Menges, Clifford M. Merryman, Elizabeth Nicole Money, Stacy Yvette Morgison, Santiago O. Musso, Nathan Paul Needham, Margaret Geraldine Newell, Kristina Marie Niclas, Auren Charles O’Connell Hannah Rebecca Ohnstad, Jessica M. Pace, Brittany Hope Payseno, Heather Persong, Tera J. Phillips, Andrew Hellman Powers, Candace Ileah Priest, Caitlin Christine Rich, Teyloure Ann Ring, Gregory Scott Robinson, Melissa Rachel Schmidt, Barbara H. Scott, Teresa Kay Swearngin, Elisabeth Ann Thomas, Chelsea Hokuliilii Trevenen, Erica M. Turner, Chelsea Elizabeth Twiss, Lindsey Beth Vogel, Matthew Aaron Vogel, Hannah McNabb Walch, Eric P. Wilkinson, Terry Lee Wray, Eric Matthew Zangara and Avery Lynn Zoellner.