December 2017 Graduates

Class of Fall 2017

In December 2017, a total of nearly 230 students graduated from LCU, many of whom participated in the campus commencement ceremonies. Congratulations to the new LCU alumni, Class of 2017!

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

Master’s Graduates

COLLEGE OF BIBLICAL STUDIES AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

MASTER OF DIVINITY

J. Kaye Messer
Memphis, TX

MASTER OF SCIENCE

Allison Leigh Bates
Loganville, GA
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Jason Richard Blackwell
Davisville, WV
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Linda Kay Campbell
Keller, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Lauren Michelle Corbin
Levelland, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Jaime Antonio Coy
Lubbock,TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Araceli Marquez Gomez†
El Paso, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Paige Lynette Huckaby
Post, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Darla Leigh Johnson
Willow Park, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Ariel Patrice Kirkland
Allen, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

John Gregory Knox
Granbury, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Aubrie Lee Nielsen-Hernandez
Lubbock,TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Jennifer Joy Lopez
Lubbock, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Sally Ann Pratt
Lewisville, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Justin Kyle Robbins
Lubbock, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Ricky Lee Vaughn
Merkel, TX
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Jamil C. Vazquez†
Gulf Breeze, FL
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Amber Lynn Brown
Dallas, TX
Counseling

Kelly Rae Donaldson
Lubbock,TX
Counseling

Candice Marie Hontz
Loveland, CO 
Counseling

Alicia Marie Lopez †
Tacoma, WA
Counseling

Jeffrey Mark Orme
Lubbock, TX
Counseling

Chad Joshua Pierce
Lubbock, TX
Counseling

Bethany Jessica Tibbetts
Lubbock, TX
Counseling

Mercedes Marnay Allen 
Duncanville, TX
Human Services

Jennifer Keri Castle
Calgary, Alberta
Human Services

Janette Lorraine Clark
Helena, MT
Human Services

Caisha L. Darthard-Dawodu
Lubbock,TX
Human Services

Angela Gayle Ethridge
Marion, South Carolina
Human Services

Kathleen Marie Gervasio
Human Services

Lindsey Enid Parker
China Spring, TX
Human Services 

Alexis Gabrielle Perez
Schertz, TX
Human Services

Ivanna Christine Rice-Flewharty
Lubbock, TX
Human Services

Jill M. Rangel
Montgomery, IL
Human Services

Jessica Marriah Stigers
Dallas, TX
Human Services

Tammy Lynn Wilson
Whitesbury, TX
Human Services

Becky Renee Eineichner
Lubbock, TX
School Counseling

Courtney Kay Killam
Lubbock, TX
School Counseling

Brenda Dione Masters
Midlothian, TX
School Counseling

Joel Paul Petrosko
Clovis, CA
School Counseling

Sheryl Tross
New Orleans, LA
School Counseling
 

HANCOCK COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND EDUCATION

MASTER OF ARTS

Sarah Kristen Ketchem
Lubbock,TX
Secondary Education

Whitman Layne Paxton
Lubbock,TX
Secondary Education

Tanner Dee Pylant
Lubbock, TX
Secondary Education

Lorna Fay Wilkins-Williams
Levelland, TX
Secondary Education

Eric Lee Coronado
Lubbock,TX
Special Education

Ashley Dene Carroll McHam
Lubbock, TX
Special Education

Staci LinAnne Sanders
Brownfield, TX
Special Education

B. WARD LANE COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

MASTER OF SCIENCE

Daniel Neal Burt
Cheyenne, WY
Leadership 

Alexander Philip Denning
Lubbock, TX
Leadership
 

Ingrid Harris-Noble
Raleigh, NC
Leadership

Raymond Jay Richardson
Lubbock, TX
Leadership

Wilmer Christopher Rivera
Fairview, TX
Leadership

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Leni Magbujos Alejo
Philippines 

Amy Michelle Brown
Lubbock, TX

Melisa Ramirez Castillo
Anton, TX

Lauren Michelle Crump
Lubbock, TX

Hillery Bess Hart
Lubbock, TX

Jennifer Huber
Petersburg, TX

Saskia Nneka Iloba
Arlington,TX

Emilienne Teteh Kwi
Wichita Falls, TX

Andrea L Wilson Morris
Lubbock, TX

Omozuwa Valentina Omigie
Dallas, TX

Anabell Pérez
Lubbock, TX

Sara Prewit
Whiteface, TX

Tara Castro Quintanilla
Brownfield, TX

Tamarah Deanne Smith
Idalou, TX

Stacey Lynn Spradling
Ackerly, TX

Melita Claresa Wilson
Richmond, VA

Bachelor's Graduates

ALFRED AND PATRICIA SMITH COLLEGE OF BIBLICAL STUDIES


Aaron F. Chavez
San Rafael, NM
Children’s Ministry

Alec Joseph Girouard
Mansfield, TX
Youth and Family Ministry

Brittany M. Herrera
Fort Worth, TX
Youth and Family Ministry

Colton Riley Roberts
Burleson, TX
Youth and Family Ministry

Ashley Ann Van Meter
Lubbock, TX
Youth and Family Ministry

HANCOCK COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF ARTS

Emily Rose Leach***
Burleson, TX
Communication Design

Jessica Lynn Long
Marble Falls, TX
Communication Design

Jessie Marie Castillo**†
Lubbock, TX
Communication

Allea Paitin Harris
Argyle, TX
Communication

Abbey Elise McCrady
Shallowater, TX
Communication

Sunny Joy Park**
Communication
Lubbock, TX

Jeri Lynn Strong
Lubbock, TX
Communication

Sarah Louise Board
Lubbock, TX
English

Benjamin Wayne Hettick***
Wall, TX
English

Courtney Lynn Hutson
Lubbock, TX
Family Studies

Patrick William Bailey
Katy, TX
Humanities

Victoria LeeAnn Martinez
Slaton, TX
Family Studies

Kaitlyn Breck Creel***
Wolfforth, TX
Humanities

Jalayna Renae Hooten*
Hurst, TX
Music

Destiny Marie Perez
Lubbock, TX
Music

Racheal Joy Eckert***
Richardson, TX
Psychology

Britni Leigh White
Crowley, TX
Psychology

Taylor Darren Duzan
Snyder, TX
Theatre

BACHELOR OF MUSIC

Mercedes M’Lynn Weast***
Artesia, NM
Music Education

School of Education

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Addison Noel Ard
Round Rock, TX
Early Childhood Education

Britni LeAnn Cantu
Sundown, TX
Early Childhood Education

Francesca Lee Cavazos
Lubbock, TX
Early Childhood Education

Kristen Ruth Clinton
Lubbock, TX
Early Childhood Education

Leah Rachelle Cox
Idalou, TX
Early Childhood Education

Elizabeth Nicole Cumby
Lubbock, TX
Early Childhood Education

Lauren Bailey Haist **
Colorado Springs, CO
Early Childhood Education

Angelinda Mendez
O’Donnell, TX
Early Childhood Education

Taylor Morgan Nelson**
Lubbock, TX
Early Childhood Education

Kaytlon Richelle Roitsch***
Colorado Springs, CO
Early Childhood Education

Summer Arianna Smith*
Idalou, TX
Early Childhood Education

Teagan Jo Thornton*
Lubbock, TX
Early Childhood Education

Brisa Belle Brown***
Whiteface, TX
Secondary Education

Evan Chase McCullough
Lubbock, TX
Secondary Education

Sydney Morgan Reynolds***
Frisco, TX
Middle School Education 

B. WARD LANE COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

BACHELOR OF ARTS

Haylie Ann Metzker
Lubbock, TX
Biology

Emily Ann Tollin**
Odessa, TX
Biology

Joshua Lamond Barnett
Mesquite, TX
Criminal Justice

Samantha D. Cantu
New Home, TX
Criminal Justice

Adolfo Miguel Cuevas, Jr.
Lubbock, TX
Criminal Justice

Trenton E. George
Phlugerville, TX
Criminal Justice

Julio Gonzales, Jr.
Lubbock, TX
Criminal Justice

Cameron Allen-Robert Lugo
Lubbock, TX
Criminal Justice

Courtney Elizabeth Rodgers**
Middleton, WI
Criminal Justice

Gerardo Arzaga**
Mesa, AZ
Mathematics

Isidra Guerrero
Brownfield, TX
Mathematics 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Ibrahim Elyamany**
Dallas, TX
Biology

Christiana G. Tavo
Richland Hills, TX
Biology

Austin Keith Fenley
Martinsburg, WV
Chemistry

Hannah Jaye Harbin
Lubbock, TX
Chemistry

Roxanne Yléa Curiel
Corpus Christi, TX
Exercise Science

Allison Mary Garcia
Pojoaque, NM
Exercise Science

Heath Garrett Green
Seminole, TX
Exercise Science

Kennedy N. Ikechukwu
Sachse, TX
Exercise Science

Jeremy Renteria Lira
O’Donnell, TX
Exercise Science

Michael Ulysses Martinez
Muleshoe,TX
Exercise Science

Mallory Paige Powell*
Aledo, TX
Exercise Science

Russell Carson Reber
Boise, ID
Exercise Science

Jacob Austin Richardson
Burleson, TX
Exercise Science

Grace Kathleen Tauferner
Salado, TX
Exercise Science

Holliann Rochelle Ward †
Wylie, TX
Exercise Science

Hannah Jaye Harbin
Lubbock, TX
Mathematics

Wilbur Dock Jones
Lubbock, TX
Mathematics

Joshua A. Narvaiz
Lubbock, TX
Sports Management

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Azalea R. Alvarado
Lubbock, TX

Kassidy Renee Anderson**
Coleman, TX

Shiane Nicole Archer
Lubbock, TX

Yvette Alemnge Atabong
Bula, Cameroon

Collins A. Atem-Fondi
Lubbock, TX

Gabriella Elizabeth Aviles
Brownfield, TX

Kristi Dawn Baize
Lubbock, TX

Kimmi Annette Brock*
Lamesa, TX

Amanda Schara Bull***
Amarillo, TX

Joshua David Cambron
Lubbock, TX

Michelle D. Cano
Borger, TX

Jesus Omar Castañon
Tatum, NM

Rebecca Stephanie Castillo*
Lubbock, TX

Winter Ashley Chambers*
Lubbock, TX

Michael Vargas Chavez
Sonora, TX

Hope Anntoinette Cimino*
Big Spring, TX

Brandy De La Cruz
Lubbock, TX

Kristopher Thomas Dennison*
Lubbock, TX

Kendal Quinn Duncan*
Artesia, NM

Andrea Lynn Ferguson
Lubbock, TX

Glenn William Fiddler †
Lubbock, TX

Angelina P. Flores
Lubbock, TX

Steele Darelle Fopa Yemeli
Mbouda Cameroon

Spencer Hardin Fugate
Levelland, TX

Trevor Jerrod Fugate
Levelland, TX

Kaysha LaShawn Fuller
Lubbock, TX

Veronica Nicole Garcia 
Lubbock, TX

Tammy Marie Green
Clovis, NM

April Marie Guerin*
Carlsbad, NM

Vanessa Sidney Harkness
Lubbock, TX

Casey Jo Hernandez
Smyer, TX

Cheyenne Bailey Hoeffner***
Idalou, TX

Lauren Rene Hullum*
Austin, TX

Elizabeth Funmi Igharoro**
Midland, TX

Ashley Renee King***
Lubbock, TX

Cristi Jean Kinney
Lubbock, TX

Daniel Kipkorir Kipchilat
Dallas, TX

Beth Wendy Landis
Lubbock, TX

Laura Olvera Lara
Lubbock, TX

Leah Sheri Lara
Carlsbad, NM

Shaleena Marie Laverty
Lubbock, TX

Adriana Michelle Livingston
Lubbock, TX

Lauren Kendall Lockard
Lubbock, TX

Nicko Ellie Mago**
Lubbock, TX

Maria Teresa Martinez
Denver City, TX

Madison Nichole Melugin
Rio Rancho, NM

Annette Mae Merchen
Crofton, NE

Macie De’Sanne Merritt
Post, TX

Kelly Elizabeth Minter
Aledo, TX

Jalen Dean Moore
Lubbock, TX

Nancy M. Moreno
Clovis, NM

Bonnie Kuna Glory Njafuh*
Douala, Cameroon

Vera Nyonglemuga

Brittni Danielle Ojeda
Clovis, NM

Cherrideth Samatha Orr
Lubbock, TX

Christopher Ryan Price
Lubbock, TX

Ashlyn Taylor Rabel
Ropesville, TX

Sandy Delores Reeves*
Lubbock, TX

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Reno
Lubbock, TX

Melissa Socorro Rodriguez
Kress, TX

Martha Sando*
Lubbock, TX

Darla Deneé Sisson
Celina, TX

Kristen Michele Smith
Springlake, TX

James Bryan Soto
Lubbock, TX

Mindy Anne Starch
Idalou, TX

Jamie Reneé Summers
Lubbock, TX

Ashley Ve’Nae Sykes
Lubbock, TX

Benjamin Kipserem Tanui
Lubbock, TX

Sara Renae Tucker
Lubbock, TX

Alyssa Denay Turner*
Clovis, NM

Jaysol Eysbet Venzor
Muleshoe, TX

Patrick Edward Vigil
Levelland, TX

Andrew Scott Voland
Lubbock, TX

Teresa Marie Welch**
Portales, NM

Kurt Parker Willkom
Lubbock, TX

Arica Eden Yates
Arlington, TX 

BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK

Jennifer Marie Bandanza
Auburn, CA

Jacob Allen Bass
Lubbock, TX

Nalaura Nadine Bassett
Spokane, WA 

Kendra Nicole Cook
Early, TX

Katrina Lynn Foster
Lubbock, TX

Rommel B. Hover
Lubbock, TX

Tara DeNee Mitchell
Littlefield, TX

Raquel H. Rodriguez
Lubbock, TX

Page Dickson
Lubbock, TX

Linda J. Hargis*†
Clearwater, FL

Kristina Connie Hinojosa
Lubbock, TX

Angella Dee Nichols†
Detroit, MI

Morgan Renee Parrott***
Lubbock, TX

Roy Ellis Stout II**†
Lubbock, TX

Marie-Christine Wilson
Oceanside, CA

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

BACHELOR OF ARTS

Kelly Susanne Beckham
Lubbock, TX
Digital Media Arts & Applications

Joshua David Forbes***
Lubbock, TX
Digital Media Arts & Applications

Wesley Todd Frick
Panhandle, TX
Digital Media Arts & Applications

Elijah Rufaro Madzikatire
Harare, Zimbabwe
Digital Media Arts & Applications

Shannon Elaine Rogers***
Amarillo, TX
Digital Media Arts & Applications

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Madeline Cannon***
Mansfield, TX
Accounting

Raven Ariel Chavarria
Artesia, NM
Accounting

Lingyao Lee
Fushun Liaoning, China
Accounting

Audra Renae Park***
Amarillo, TX
Accounting

Amberjane Salinas
Corpus Christi, TX
Accounting

Brogan Leigh Hays
Lubbock, TX
Economics

Haley Nicole Ankerholz
Hobbs, NM
Finance

Brogan Leigh Hays***
Lubbock, TX
Finance

Quinn Julian Moser
Coppell, TX
Finance

Audra Renae Park
Amarillo, TX
Finance

Wilson Farris Wood Pauwels
Lubbock, TX
Finance

Josiah Malcolm Norvel Stewart
Grants, NM
Finance

Shelby Lyn Flatt
Midland, TX

Michaela Ann Nunnally**
Hobbs, NM

K’Lynn Nicole Pate
Denver City, TX

Camille Lynn Porco**
Keller, TX

Jeffrey Jerome Reese
Abilene, TX

Fabio Alberto Rodriguez
Long Beach, CA

Joseph Dansby Tingle
Philadelphia, MS

Nathaniel James Chancellor
Murphy, TX
Personal Financial Planning & Stewardship

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Andrés Felipe Reales Ramirez***
Barranguilla, Colombia
Information Systems & Technology

Eric Allen Yarbrough***
Austin, TX
Information Systems & Technology

Tanner Ray Smith
Floydada, TX
Leadership

Rachel Ka’ee Boudreaux
Morgan, TX
Organizational Management

Melissa Kathryn Hartkop
Cordelia, CA
Organizational Management

Corneious Henry Huey†
Lubbock, TX
Organizational Leadership

Nancy M. Juarez
Lubbock, TX
Organizational Management

 

*** 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.