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West Virginia Wesleyan Celebrates December 2020 Graduates, Conducts Virtual Commencement Exercises

Posted
Dec 7, 2020

BUCKHANNON, WV – West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) announced today it will conduct virtual commencement exercises on Tuesday, December 8 to celebrate its December 2020 graduates, which is composed of 33 undergraduate and graduate students.

“We are excited to celebrate the achievements of our December 2020 graduates,” said WVWC President Joel Thierstein. “We look forward to hearing about all the wonderful directions they will go in their lives.”

West Virginia Wesleyan will confer undergraduate and graduate degrees to 33 Wesleyan students via Zoom on Tuesday, December 8. The December 2020 graduating class comprises 26 students from West Virginia, two from Maryland, one from North Carolina, one from Pennsylvania, one from Virginia, one from Colorado and one international student from Spain.

The December 2020 graduates are as follows:

Adrianna Adkins (Parsons, WV), Master of Science in Nursing

Audrey Barber (Hurricane, WV), Bachelor of Science in Marketing/Bachelor of Arts in  Elementary Education

Stephanie Barker (Buckhannon, WV), Master of Science in Nursing

Jacqueline Boord (Severna Park, MD), Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations

Caitlin Cottrell (Elizabeth, WV), Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, International Studies – Summa Cum Laude

Mikayla Dahlager (Littleton, CO), Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Jessica Davis (Lost Creek, WV), Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

Sydney Deavers (Beckley, WV), Bachelor of Arts in English – Summa Cum Laude

Emily DeWitt (Fairmont, WV), Doctor of Nursing Practice

Danielle Dougherty (Beverly, WV), Master of Science in Nursing

Taylor Garner (Vienna, WV), Bachelor of Science in Biology – Magna Cum Laude

Teresa Harkins (Bridgeport, WV), Master of Science in Nursing

Serina Hovis (Buckhannon, WV), Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Sociology – Cum Laude

Tracey Judy (Charleston, WV), Master of Science in Nursing

Alexander Lee (Harpers Ferry, WV), Bachelor of Music Education

Letha Little (Lewisburg, WV), Master of Science in Nursing

Lindsay Malenich (Bridgeport, WV), Bachelor of Music Education, Summa Cum Laude

Samantha Marteney (Buckhannon,WV), Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Political Science & Sociology – Magna Cum Laude

Jaimee Martin (Wheeling, WV), Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

Jessica Mongold (Philippi, WV), Master of Science in Nursing

Mariah Nickoles (Triadelphia, WV), Bachelor of Arts in Art, Gender Studies – Summa Cum Laude

Anna Puigvert i Juan (Banyoles, Spain), Bachelor of Science in Physics – Summa Cum Laude

Savanah Randolph (Saint Albans, WV), Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

Amanda Redlinger (Finleyville, PA), Bachelor of Arts in English

Haley Roberts (Renick, WV), Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education – Cum Laude

Jessica Schoolcraft (Renick, WV), Master of Science in Nursing

Victoria Shomo-Cross (Belington, WV), Master of Science in Nursing

Steven Sponaugle (Parsons, WV), Master of Science in Nursing

Sydney Stansberry (Vienna, WV), Master of Business Administration

Seth Stoeckle (Buckhannon, WV), Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Master of Business Administration – Cum Laude

Lita Suttle (Mount Pleasant, NC), Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations

Collin Wallace (Elkton, VA), Master of Business Administration

Dedan Williams (Forestville, MD), Bachelor of Science in Sport Business

ABOUT WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN COLLEGE

West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) is a private, four-year residential liberal arts college in Buckhannon, West Virginia. A tradition of excellence for more than 130 years, West Virginia Wesleyan is home to 14 Fulbright Scholars. The Princeton Review ranked Wesleyan one of its 2021 Best Colleges in the Southeastern Region of the United States. U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best College Rankings designated Wesleyan a “Top 20” Best Value – Regional Universities (South) and one of the “Top 75” Regional Universities (South). WVWC offers students more than 40 majors and 40 minors; graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, creative writing, and nursing; 22 NCAA Division II athletic programs; multiple performing arts groups; and more than 70 organizations. Founded in 1890, the College is closely affiliated with the United Methodist Church and abides by the Wesley doctrine that emphasizes service to others. For more information, visit wvwc.edu.