In spring 2016, a total of 260 students – 202 undergraduate, and 58 graduate – graduated from LCU, many of whom participated in the campus commencement ceremonies. Congratulations to the new LCU alumni, Class of 2016!

Recordings of both the master’s and bachelor's commencement ceremonies can be viewed on the LCU YouTube channel.

Graduates standing

Master’s Graduates

COLLEGE OF BIBLICAL STUDIES AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

MASTER OF DIVINITY

Michael Loyd Crow
Devine, TX

Gareth Dean Flanary
Agawam, MA

MASTER OF SCIENCE

Courtney Elizabeth Bowland
Human Services
Mansfield, TX

Kristi Kathleen Gourd
Human Services
Sherman, TX

Mandi Allison Holley
Human Services
Austin, TX

Charlotte M. Jones
Human Services
Dallas, TX

Jacqueline Renee Murdock
Human Services
Stockbridge, GA

Jessica Daryl Phillips
Human Services
Whitesboro, TX

Teresa Ann Winston
Human Services
Oklahoma City, OK

Norma Jean Baisden
School Counseling
El Campo, TX

Tonya Cheree Canchola
School Counseling
Seminole, TX

Kimberly Ann Crisler
School Counseling
Lubbock, TX

Julie Jalyn Crittenden
School Counseling
Muleshoe, TX

Megan Leah LeFevre
School Counseling
Lubbock, TX

Diamantina Amor Pérez
School Counseling
Del Rio, TX

Mandy Nicole Wheeler
School Counseling
Lubbock, TX

HANCOCK COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND EDUCATION

MASTER OF ARTS

Kaycie Clain Boyles
Secondary Education
Lubbock, TX

Alisha Michelle Collins-Lightbourne
Secondary Education 
Lubbock, TX

 

Alicia Isabel Guzman
Secondary Education 
Lubbock, TX

Timothy Windell Haywood
Secondary Education
St Elizabeth, Jamaica

Jaclyn Grace Kennedy
Secondary Education
Lubbock, TX

Aaron E. King
Secondary Education
Brownfield, TX

Iris LeighAnn Pierce
Special Education
Lubbock, TX

Vicky Wilkins-Williams
Special Education
Lubbock, TX

MASTER OF EDUCATION

Cale Reed Bridges
Educational Leadership
Lubbock, TX

Bridget Ansel Brown
Educational Leadership
Wellman, TX

Cheyenne Miller Dalby
Educational Leadership
Post, TX

Ramiro Antonio Hernandez
Educational Leadership
Lubbock, TX

Chelsea Michelle McCutchen
Educational Leadership
Levelland, TX

Spring LaShay McDonnell
Educational Leadership
Lubbock, TX

Kayla Crass Middleton
Educational Leadership
Mansfield, TX

Cassandra Diane Scully
Educational Leadership
Lafayette, IN

Alan Ty Sisk
Educational Leadership
Lubbock, TX

B. WARD LANE COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

MASTER OF SCIENCE

Kristin Loren Fellows
Leadership
Lubbock, TX

Angel Daniel Flores
Leadership
Lubbock, TX

Jeffrey Thomas Gary
Leadership
North Richland Hills, TX

 

 

 

Michael Shawn Gary
Leadership
Tulsa, OK

La Rhea Pepper
Leadership
Lander, WY

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Irma E. Aguirre
Family Nurse Practitioner
Lubbock, TX

Christina Marie Cimarusti
Family Nurse Practitioner
Lubbock, TX

Vonda Adele Cox
Family Nurse Practitioner
Brownfield, TX

James Christopher Fauls
Family Nurse Practitioner
Abilene, TX

Krystal LaShae Glover
Family Nurse Practitioner
Levelland, TX

Leslie Amber Maul
Family Nurse Practitioner
Lubbock, TX

Nancy L. Mendoza
Family Nurse Practitioner
Lubbock, TX

Debra Ann Nevarez
Family Nurse Practitioner
Denver City, TX

Michelle Lynn Phillips
Family Nurse Practitioner
Lubbock, TX

Jacob Thomas Ashdown
Lubbock, TX

Margaret F. Awatt
Lubbock, TX

Alison Tayce Barron
Lubbock, TX

Cynthia M. Caruso
Ft. Lauderdate, FL

Betty Lee Cornell
Littlefield, TX

TaSheva LaKhan Davis
Lubbock, TX

Elena C. Pena
Plainview, TX

Kimberly Carthel Schober
Lubbock, TX

Candice Greene Simons
Lubbock, TX

Kynnera J. Stephenson
Commonwealth of Dominica

Katie Marie Thompson
Lubbock, TX

Melissia Lewis Tomblin
Lubbock, TX

 

 

Bachelor's Graduates

COLLEGE OF BIBLICAL STUDIES AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

BACHELOR OF ARTS

Jonathan Mark Dansby***
Biblical Text and Preaching
Lubbock, TX

Wayne Austin Hancock***
Biblical Text and Preaching
Robinson, TX

Ruth Camille Bailey†***
Criminal Justice
Denver, CO

Vanessa Audrianna Cervantez Ochoa
Criminal Justice
Idalou, TX

Gregory Mark Cowan**
Criminal Justice
Salida, CA

Brenda Lizette Diaz
Criminal Justice
Lorenzo, TX

Abigail LeeAnna Miles
Criminal Justice
Cary, NC

Jesus J. Pintado
Criminal Justice
Belton, SC

Juliana Gabriella Rosolino***
Criminal Justice
Houston, TX

Megan Ashley Estrada
Family Studies
Abernathy, TX

Chastin Beth Jackson
Family Studies
Seminole, TX

Gladys Miranda**
Family Studies
Clovis, NM

Cori Ashton Newsom
Family Studies
Temple, TX

Taylor Leigh Castleberry**
Missions
Bertram, TX

Chance Neil Juliano†***
Missions
Amarillo, TX

Shiloh Jon Boling
Psychology
Idalou, TX

Avery Catherine Branson
Psychology
Lubbock, TX

Shlay Donn Denison
Psychology
Amarillo, TX

Surquest Shawnae Faulks
Psychology
Lubbock, TX

Kelsey Kristen Garcia*
Psychology
Lubbock, TX

Samuel L. Hamilton
Psychology
Mangum, OK

Ashley Danae Johnson**
Psychology
Littlefield, TX

Lindsey M. Silvas
Psychology
Jacksonville, AR

Stephanie Andrea Calderon
Youth and Family Ministry
Ralls, TX

Justin Keith Campbell
Youth and Family Ministry
Abilene, TX

David Michael Lee
Youth and Family Ministry
Abilene, TX

Taylor Audrey Ogle
Youth and Family Ministry
Clovis, CA

Isaac Ruben Ramos**
Youth and Family Ministry
Jal, NM

William Rhett Richie
Youth and Family Ministry
Wichita Falls, TX

Austin Michael Staggs
Youth and Family Ministry
Phoenix, AZ

David Christopher Ware
Youth and Family Ministry
Sweetwater, TX

Dustin Joseph Wells
Youth and Family Ministry
Lubbock, TX

John David Wiggains*
Youth and Family Ministry
Canyon, TX

Bradley Mark Yearwood
Youth and Family Ministry
Lubbock, TX

BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK

Tammy Lee Glover
Lubbock, TX

Dana Lynn Kent
Houston, TX

Zana Marie Oliver
Crane, TX

Constance Hope Wright
Lubbock, TX

HANCOCK COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF ARTS

Marissa Anne Carpenter
Art Education 
Magnolia, TX

Tama Shaleen Havens
Art Education
Lubbock, TX

Bethany Anne Kunkel
Art Education
San Antonio, TX

Isacc Anthony Placencia
Art Education 
Lubbock, TX

Abby Breanne Johnson***
Communication Design 
Farwell, TX

Elizabeth Gail MacPhie**
Communication Design 
Lubbock, TX

Keely Gene McCrady***
Communication Design
Burleson, TX

Jamie Lynn Smith
Communication Design
Minneola, KS

Samuel D. Fry
Communication
Fort Worth, TX

Landon Levi Karbo
Communication 
Pampa, TX

Johnna Lynn Prather
Communication 
Lamesa, TX

Mikael Donnovan Ramirez
Communication 
New Deal, TX

Ashley Nicole Valdez**
Communication
Lubbock, TX

Christopher Dean Biggerstaff**
English
Lubbock, TX

Andrea Victoria Shannon
English
Modesto, CA

Carsten Wayne Russell**
History
Lenorah, TX

Samantha Ruth Torrez*
History
Artesia, NM

Landry C. Allen
Humanities
Lubbock, TX

Justin Forrest Brown
Humanities
Denver City, TX

Mirella Rodriguez Hernandez
Humanities
Lubbock, TX

Trenton K. Jackson*
Humanities
Lubbock, TX

Lerica Eaton Jones
Humanities
Lubbock, TX

Amy Ann O’Brien 
Humanities
Albuquerque, NM

Anna Elizabeth Rogers
Humanities
Roswell, NM

Zachary Alan Whitaker†
Music
Flower Mound, TX

Miranda Brooke Stroble†**
Theatre
Carlsbad, NM

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Victoria Marie Alva
Early Childhood Education 
Lubbock, TX

Madison Taylor Ashton***
Early Childhood Education
Midland, TX

Emilee Ann Busch*
Early Childhood Education
Phoenix, AZ

Katy Ailean Crutcher*
Early Childhood Education 
O’Donnell, TX

Lindsey Dawn Fink*
Early Childhood Education 
Lubbock, TX

Shelby Dakota Garrett
Early Childhood Education 
Littlefield, TX

Emily Kate Garton***
Early Childhood Education
Mangum, OK

Michelym Micole Hereford
Early Childhood Education
Lubbock, TX

Angelica Lamkin
Early Childhood Education 
Abernathy, TX

Amber Lynn Martinez
Early Childhood Education 
Lubbock, TX

Victoria Myka Salazar
Early Childhood Education 
Seminole, TX

Amanda Lea Scott†***
Early Childhood Education 
San Angelo, TX

Kaylee Brooke Stewart
Early Childhood Education 
Grants, NM

Vivianna Tapscott
Early Childhood Education 
El Paso, TX

Carly Gene Welch***
Early Childhood Education 
Lubbock, TX

Michele Lynne Wells**
Early Childhood Education
Pflugerville, TX

Kathryn Elizabeth White
Early Childhood Education 
Fort Worth, TX

Austin Cade Ammons†**
Secondary Education 
Lubbock, TX

Michael John Fisher
Secondary Education 
Lampasas,TX

Jonathan Mark Gomez†**
Secondary Education 
Bedford, TX

Sarah Dichelle Goodman
Secondary Education
Sundown, TX

Lauren Marie Hill
Secondary Education 
Plainview, TX

Bethany Lee McMillan†***
Secondary Education 
Abilene, TX

Aaron Randal Peralez
Secondary Education 
Idalou, TX

Tylar-Jo Rowley-Elkins
Secondary Education 
Portales, NM

Christopher James Severs†***
Secondary Education 
Euless, TX

Connor Gene Bryant†***
Middle School Education 
Lubbock, TX

Sarah Beth Fultz***
Middle School Education 
Idalou, TX

Amanda Maria Perez**
Middle School Education 
Lubbock, TX

Brooke Michelle Wendl**
Middle School Education 
Plano, TX

Anjelica Zermeno
Middle School Education
Ralls, TX

B. WARD LANE COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

BACHELOR OF ARTS

Markese Latrell Bohanon†**
Biology
Okinawa, Japan

Mary Jessica Rodriguez
Biology
Lubbock, TX

Kailey Nicole Rutherford
Biology
Lubbock, TX

Hunter Read Allison
Digital Media Arts & Applications 
Lubbock, TX

Jessica Mercedes Bailey
Digital Media Arts & Applications 
Coppell, TX

Christopher Jay Belcher
Digital Media Arts & Applications
Lubbock, TX

Victoria Charlene Cooper
Digital Media Arts & Applications 
Lubbock, TX

Jennifer Kay Muñoz
Digital Media Arts & Applications 
Tyler, TX

Jake Talon Walton*
Digital Media Arts & Applications 
Weatherford, TX

Stuart James Williams*
Digital Media Arts & Applications 
Brownfield, TX

Mathew Hunt Lusk†*
Mathematics
Texarkana, TX

Dalton Clark Pruitt
Mathematics
Amarillo, TX

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Brian AJ Baker 
Accounting 
Austin, TX

Colby Marcus Burke
Accounting
The Colony, TX

Altie Charity Chappell
Accounting
Lubbock, TX

Paige BreAnne Nichols†***
Accounting
Petersburg, TX

Somer Nicole Thetford
Accounting
Lamesa, TX

Lennard Victor Hansen*
Göttingen, Niedersachsen

Alyssa Danae Jackson 
Lubbock, TX

Brennan A. Johnson*
Lubbock, TX

Savanna Leigh Luke*** 
Katy, TX

Jordan Luke McKay 
Bentonville, AR

Hunter Scott Cox***
Finance
Snyder, TX

Michelle Renee Herrell
Finance
Lubbock, TX

Ivana Josephine Hoh**
Finance
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kyleigh Ann Lucia***
Finance
Lubbock, TX

Mbongeni Ndumiso Ndlovu
Finance
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Elizabeth Cho**
Animal Science
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sher Lyn Gan**
Animal Science
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chealsie Ellen Huseman
Animal Science 
Lubbock, TX

Kayla Joann Ingraham
Animal Science 
Carlsbad, NM

Joshua Dell Patterson
Animal Science
Lubbock, TX

Jordan L. Putman 
Biochemistry 
Lubbock, TX

Jacob Thomas Darter***
Biology
Childress, TX

Dylan Patrick Delaney
Biology
Lubbock, TX

Jason Kyle Hallier
Biology
Lubbock, TX

 

 

Ashton Blakeleigh Meeks***
Biology
Lubbock, TX

Michael Elie Sa-id
Biology
Houston, TX

Tyler Doane Sams†***
Biology
Suwanee, GA

Joshua Nathan Thomas
Biology
Lubbock, TX

Jaci Rae Wulfjen**
Biology
Colorado City, TX

Nicholas Kam
Chemistry
Penang, Kuala Lumpur

Jesse Dillon Smith
Chemistry
Lubbock, TX

Marco A. Arias, Jr.
Exercise Science
San Antonio, TX

Jessica Hope Barrera
Exercise Science
Lubbock, TX

Ashton Taylor Bell*
Exercise Science
Lubbock, TX

Brandon Todd Bryant†*
Exercise Science
Paradise, TX

Morgan Nicole Colburn
Exercise Science
Sterling, CO

Kristen Dianne Doty
Exercise Science
Horseshoe Bend, AR

Megan Loreta Gardner
Exercise Science
Aspermont, TX

Jesse M. Hill
Exercise Science
Lubbock, TX

Rachel Nicole Hunt***
Exercise Science
Sweetwater, TX

Brendan Michael McCarthy*
Exercise Science
Nanaimo, British Columbia

Hunter F. McFall
Exercise Science
San Antonio, TX

Sammie Kay Murrietta*
Exercise Science
Palmdale, CA

Taylor Mikel Prather*
Exercise Science
Bovina, TX

Emily Delain Odom
Exercise Science
Keller, TX

Jocelyn Renee Richardson*
Exercise Science
Lubbock, TX

Michael Elie Sa-id
Exercise Science
Houston, TX

Blair Danielle Taylor
Exercise Science
Plano, TX

Abbigale Danielle White
Exercise Science
Lubbock, TX

Melissa Sarah Chia*
Information Systems & Technology
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Travis Scott Mathews
Information Systems & Technology
Post, TX

Joshua Ignacio Olivas
Information Systems & Technology
Farwell, TX

Johnny Joe Perez
Information Systems & Technology
Lubbock, TX

Taylor Neale Roy
Information Systems & Technology
Lamesa, TX

Haley Renee´ Fowler†
Mathematics
Smyer, TX


Tucker Daniel Brown***
Natural Resources Ecology & Conservation
Throckmorton, TX

Claudia Jasmine Borunda***
Organizational Leadership
Whiteface, TX

Kayla Marie Dawson
Organizational Leadership
Brownfield, TX

Chantell J. Schneider**
Organizational Leadership
Lubbock, TX

Ricardo S. Balcazar***
Organizational Management
Big Spring, TX

James Daniel Clark
Organizational Management
Port Orchard, WA

Amanda Christina Craig**
Organizational Management
Lubbock, TX

Marcos Jon Richarte
Organizational Management
Lubbock, TX

Julia Dean Sanders*
Organizational Management
Smyer, TX

Caleb Ryan Schneider
Organizational Management
Lamesa, TX

Roger Allen Wurzbach
Organizational Management
Burleson, TX

Braden Dewey Estes
Physical Education
Silverton, TX

Morgan Nicole Colburn
Sports Management
Sterling, CO

Hunter F. McFall
Sports Management
San Antonio, TX

Katlin Elizabeth Reed
Sports Management
Lubbock, TX

Connor Robberson Roy**
Sports Management
San Antonio, TX

Kellyn Kacie Schneider
Sports Management
Lubbock, TX

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Kimberly Ann Aguirre
Wolfforth, TX

Byeong Hwan An
Lubbock, TX

Carlie Jill Bean
Wolfforth, TX

Gillian Amanda Blackwell
Lubbock, TX

Katie Lynn Bowlin***
Del Rio, TX

Geradine M. Butler
Clarendon, TX

Maria M. Castro
Lubbock, TX

Kyle Matthew Crow
Seagraves, TX

RaeAnna Lynn Dennison
Lubbock, TX

Melissa Jyl Duffy
Lubbock, TX

Rob Alden Ewing*
Lubbock, TX

Matthew Lee Flores
Lubbock, TX

Savannah Elaine Fowler**
Lubbock, TX

Brittany Ray Horton
Ralls, TX

Leah Chepkemoi Kefa*
Kenya

Lacey Catrice Lewis*
Lubbock, TX

Christina Marquez*
Tahoka, TX

Hannah Elizabeth Nugent
Weatherford, TX

Peter Ochieng’ Okello
Kisumu, Kenya

Annessa Faver O’Rear*
Lubbock, TX

Regina L. Phariss*
Lubbock, TX

Erica Lynn Quintana**
Muleshoe, TX

Jordan Shea Staggs**
Phoenix, AZ

Brenna Marie Stinebaugh
Lubbock, TX

Cole Ray Vinyard
Shamrock, TX

Sarah Ashley Williams*
Lubbock, TX

Wendy Marie Wolbeck
Lubbock, TX

 

*** Summa Cum Laude GPA 4.00-3.80
** Magna Cum Laude GPA 3.79-3.65
* Cum Laude GPA 3.64-3.50
† Honors Scholar

Graduation honors reflect grades through the last enrollment period.

Final honors are determined on total GPA.