Wenatchee Valley College 2020 graduation awards
June 25, 2020
Libby Siebens, community relations executive director, 509-682-6436 (Mon.-Thurs.)
The 2020 Wenatchee Valley College President’s Medals, Outstanding Graduate Awards and Academic Achievement Award were announced during the Wenatchee and Omak campus commencement ceremonies June 19 and 20. All Washington Academic Team members and the Transforming Lives Award nominee were also recognized.
Victoria Duran from the Wenatchee campus and Alexandrea Bevan-Church from the Omak campus received 2020 WVC President’s Medals for academic achievement, leadership and service.
Victoria is from Wenatchee and will receive an associate of technical science degree in business computer technology. Alexandrea is from Conconully, Wash., and will receive an associate in arts and sciences degree.
Additional nominees for the president’s medals included Tenoch Mandujano (East Wenatchee, associate in science-transfer degree), Donald Bender (Wenatchee, associate in science-transfer degree), Karlee Norton (Wenatchee, associate in arts and sciences degree), Charis Johnston (East Wenatchee, associate in arts and sciences degree), Braxton Igne (Cashmere, associate in arts and sciences degree), Kal Cummings (Waterville, associate in arts and sciences degree) and Subash Rai (Omak, associate in business-transfer degree and associate of technical science degree).
Outstanding Graduate Awards went to Karlee Norton (Wenatchee, associate in arts and sciences degree), Victoria Duran (Wenatchee, associate of technical science degree in business computer technology), Misty Stuart (Wenatchee, associate in nursing transfer degree) and Emma Speight (O’Fallon, Ill., associate in arts and sciences degree).
Katelyn Kammers (Omak, associate in arts and sciences degree), Joshua Lester (Omak, associate in arts and sciences degree) and Brianna Whybark (Grand Coulee, Wash., associate in arts and sciences degree) were the recipients of the Academic Achievement Award at the Omak ceremony.
Kai Spencer (East Wenatchee, associate in applied science-transfer degree in criminal justice) and Angelica Vasquez, (El Salvador, associate in arts and sciences degree and corrections certificate of completion) were the 2020 WVC All-Washington Academic Team members. The All-Washington Academic Team program recognizes and honors our state's finest higher education students.
Matthew Yearous, (Cashmere, associate of technical science degree in accounting, associate of technical science degree in business) was the 2020 WVC Transforming Lives Award nominee. The Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) created the Transforming Lives Awards program in 2012 to recognize current or former students whose lives have been transformed by pursuing higher education at a community or technical college.
Wenatchee Valley College enriches North Central Washington by serving educational and cultural needs of communities and residents throughout the service area. The college provides high-quality transfer, liberal arts, professional/technical, basic skills and continuing education for students of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds. Visit our website, wvc.edu.
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