WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College has announced the names of students who received degrees, certificates and awards during the 2016-17 school year.

Local area graduates, by city of residence, are:

Associate of arts and sciences

Brewster - Alondra Abrego-Viveros, David Acosta, Kristina Ramirez, Holli St. Clair, Brittany Webster.

Bridgeport - Chad Desjardins.

Electric City - Mataiya Nachtigal.

Nespelem - Shan Birdtail, Tiffany Circle.

Okanogan - Christopher Dearden, Sarah Grey, Mistina Hartney, Yesica Loza Gutierrez, Jesus Morales, Jason Morales-Perez, Vanessa Rodriguez, Alonso Sanchez.

Omak - Josephine Abrahamson, Misty Adolph, Jose Alvarez, Brent Bleakney, Nathan Cardenas, Kelsie Coffell, Uriel Cruz Ramos, Amy DeHart, Billie Edwards, Devyn Grillo, Josephine Gua, Emery Hall, Irey Hamilton, Cody Harvill, Todd Kammers, Kaitlin Keitzman, Marcelle LaGrou, Louis Morrison-Nelson, Caleb Riggle, Jose Rios, Nathan Rise, Nicole Roberts, Lisa Sanne, Mari St. Pierre, Dionicio Torres.

Oroville - Lena Fuchs, Courtnee Kallstrom, Riley LaRue, Ryan Marcolin, Yessica Nemecio, Jennifer Vazquez.

Pateros - Fiona Maitland, Anna Schluneger.

Tonasket - Michael Johnson, Marixza Ortiz, Dustee Sapp, Anna St. Martin.

Twisp - Carter Dornfield, Erin Frey, Joshua Frey.

Associate of business-transfer degree

Brewster - Alejandro Gamez.

Bridgeport - Marcantoni Martinez.

Associate of general studies

Omak - Ian Campbell.

Associate in applied science-transfer degree

Early childhood education

Omak - Maria Alvarez.

Graphic design

Pateros - Katherine Marshall.


Bridgeport - Yesenia Ochoa.

Okanogan - Torie Sloan.

Omak - Holly Bjur, Brianna Brewer, Samantha Hammer.

Tonasket - Daniel Sanchez, Shea Smith.

Winthrop - Coventry Jankowski.

Sustainable agriculture

Okanogan - Jesus Morales.

Associate of technical science


Nespelem - Jarae Cate.

Okanogan - Cheryl Frederickson.

Automotive technology

Brewster - Michael Piechalski.

Omak - Kyle Mcgowan.


Omak - Jose Alvarez, Emery Hall.

Computer technology-network administration

Oroville - Matthew Kelly.

Criminal justice

Pateros - Anisa Oros.

Early childhood education

Bridgeport - Teresa Trejo.

Omak - Maria Alvarez.

Tonasket - Ashley Dinnall.


Accounting technician

Oroville - Ma Xena Laine Crusper.

Automotive technician

Brewster - Michael Piechalski.


Omak - Jose Alvarez.

Computer technician

Oroville - Matthew Kelly.


Omak - Amanda Camden.

Medical assistant

Brewster - Tracy Looper.

State initial early childhood education certificate

Brewster - Elvia Garcia, Azarez Garcia, Rodolfo Acosta, Miriam Acosta Carrillo, Martha Martinez, Maria Torres.

Bridgeport - Alondra Benitez-Rojas, Diana Espino-Valle, Teresa Esteves, Melissa Hernandez, Sandra Morales.

Coulee Dam - Denise George.

Elmer City - Bernadette Heinen, Karen Helgerson.

Keller - Colee Adolph.

Malott - Gicela Layata.

Nespelem - Jessica Batten, Riley Epperson, Cassandra Vargas.

Omak - Gina Clark, Veronica Woodward.

Oroville - Tasha Robinson.

Tonasket - Ashley Dinnall.

State short early childhood education certificate of specialization-administration

Tonasket - Ashley Dinnall.

State short early childhood education certificate of specialization-general

Brewster - Maria Torres.

Tonasket - Ashley Dinnall, Sara Perkins.

State short early childhood education certificate of specialization-infants and toddlers

Brewster - Maria Torres.

Okanogan - Veronica Sanchez.

Omak - Luz Duarte.

Tonasket - Ashley Dinnall, Sara Perkins.

State short early childhood education certificate of specialization-school-age care

Okanogan - Leela Mendez.

Omak - Maria Alvarez.

Tonasket - Ashley Dinnall.

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