​Adrian College Congratulates Graduates of Winter Commencement

44 students participated in ceremony on December 7, 2012

ADRIAN, Mich – On behalf of President Jeffrey R. Docking, Adrian College is pleased to present its most recent graduates. In an intimate ceremony, with family, friends and members of the College community present, 44 students received their diplomas. Graduates are listed below in alphabetical order, along with their hometowns and degrees earned.

Kristen Marie Adkins                      Bachelor of Music Education Music                                    Adrian, MI                    cum laude                   

Cheri Patricia Anderson                 Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing                Temperance, MI

Deborah Ann Batey                        Bachelor of Fine Arts    Studio Art                                       Clinton, MI

David L. Brockway                          Bachelor of Arts Philosophy / Psychology                           Hudson, MI                  magna cum laude

Jenna L. Corbin                             Bachelor of Science      Athletic Training                            Indian River, MI

Brian E. Crawford                           Bachelor of Arts Theatre                                                     Detroit, MI

Matthew Jacob Day                        Bachelor of Arts Business Administration / History             Onsted, MI

Roxanne Nicole Duran                   Bachelor of Arts Criminal Justice                                        Toledo, OH

Morgan Richard Emanuel               Bachelor of Arts Communications                                      Three Rivers, MI

Tanya Marissa Faulhaber               Bachelor of Social Work                                                     Adrian, MI

Kelly M. Friend                               Bachelor of Arts Biology / Environmental Science              Flat Rock, MI                magna cum laude

Ashley Angel Gniewek                   Bachelor of Arts Exercise Science                                       Southgate,MI

James Michael Gomez                  Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing                 Swartz Creek, MI

Joshua William Gribble                 Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice                                       Jackson, MI

Sean D. Hartman                           Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration                          Midland, MI

Thomas Ryan Hanrahan                 Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration                          St. Clair, MI

Devan John Harrington                  Bachelor of Arts, Music                                                       Lawrence, MI

Michael Lawrence Herzog              Bachelor of Arts, Geology                                                   Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Chelsea Marie Howe                     Bachelor of Social Work, Social Work                                 Murphy, NC

Amanda Marie Inks                        Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting               Blissfield, MI                cum laude

Carolyn Elizabeth Johnson             Bachelor of Science, Interior Design                                  Roscommon, MI

Dusti Rikara Kubiszak                     Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration                          Paw Paw, MI

Jeffrey Gerard LeRoy                      Bachelor of Arts. Criminal Justice                                       Pinckney, MI

Erica May McMunn                         Bachelor of Science      Interior Design                               Adrian, MI

Michael Bevan Neal                       Bachelor of Arts            Communications                            London, Ontario

Nicholas Patrick Partyka                 Bachelor of Arts            Media Arts                                     Detroit, MI

Emily M. Pilon                                Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing                 Monroe, MI                  summa cum laude

Krystle M. Preston                          Bachelor of Social Work                                                     Avoca,       MI              magna cum laude

Lauren Marie Rehe                        Bachelor of Arts            Biology / German                           St. Clair Shores, MI      cum laude

Amanda Rae Ringman                   Bachelor of Arts            Psychology                                     Adrian, MI

Drew Steven Rohde                       Bachelor of Arts            Criminal Justice                             St. Clair Shores, MI

Olivia S. Rork                                 Bachelor of Business Administration, Management           Wayne, MI

Kelly M. Salis                                 Bachelor of Science      Psychology                                     St. Clair Shores, MI

Steven D.   Smith                           Bachelor of Business Administration, Management           Pinckney, MI

Mitchell S. Sroka                            Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting               Columbus,OH

Derek Steven Stoll                          Bachelor of Arts, Exercise Science                                      Monroe, MI                 summa cum laude

Sara Elizabeth Storm                      Bachelor of Arts, Psychology                                              Marysville,  MI

Jonathan E. Sykes                          Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting               Muskegon MI

Katherine L. VanArsdall                 Bachelor of Social Work                                                     Dewitt, MI

Garrett Lee Waidelich                   Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting               Archbold,  OH             cum laude

Chayna Maelynn Wallace              Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice                                      Temperance, MI

Lillian Shantel Warren                    Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing                 Adrian, MI

Aaron T. Wielfaert                         Bachelor of Science, Public Accounting                              Britton, MI

Anne Eleanor Witkowski                Bachelor of Arts Religion                                                    Dearborn, MI

Traditionally, “summa cum laude,” “magna cum laude,” and “cum laude” are used on diplomas to grant three special honors for grades above the average.  Summa cum laude means “with highest praise” and represents a graduate with a cumulative grade point average of 3.8 and above. Magna cum laude means “with great praise” and represents a graduate with a cumulative grade point average between 3.65-3.79. Cum laude means “with honor” and represents a graduate with a cumulative grade point average between 3.5-3.64.