Nearly 200 students wait to get their diplomas from Bacone College on Saturday (May 5) at the Muskogee Civic Center. (Special photo by John Hasler, originally published in the Muskogee Phoenix)
Bacone’s Class of 2012 included 180 graduates and three honorary degrees May 5 at the Muskogee Civic Center.
Anoatubby, who also gave the commencement address, and wife Janice, have two sons, Brian and Chris.
Born and raised in Visalia, Calif., Calvin is married to Jerry Calvin. They have two sons, Brent and Brian, and six grandchildren.
Linda Gist Calvin is president and managing partner of family-owned businesses. She is a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (honorary president general), Dames of the Court of Honor, First Families of Tennessee, and the National Gavel Society.
Wallace has lived in Fort Gibson for 39 years. He and wife Annette have four daughters and five grandchildren. He is an avid reader, loves to travel, enjoys political debates, and has always been very active statewide and nationally in the Democratic Party.
Wallace’s experience includes Gulf Oil Corporation, real estate management, 1969-1975; Law Enforcement Assistance Administration,1975-1979; state chief of staff for U.S. Congressman Mike Synar, 1979-1994; and county commissioner, and Muskogee County District 1, since 1998.
Class of 2011-2012 candidates for associate of applied science include:
• Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Tonya L. Aultman, Katelyn LeAnn Brinsfield, Bailey Laura Cottrill, Danette Irene Guzman, Rayna Sun Hubbard, Darnell A. Johnson, Chrissa Risenhoover, Stacey A. Robertson, Elise Sanders, Shannon Lane Scarbrough.
• Nursing: Melissa Johnson-Ayers, Mallory Jo Barnhill, Salome Mboh Basebang, Lacey Nicole Brewer, Hollie Elizabeth Burns, Christopher Alan Bush, Angie Nicole Chaney, Stephanie A. Chester, Nzubechi Odinaka Chinaka, Jennifer Combs Magnus, Okechukwu Duru, Roseanna Edwards, Keri A. Enloe, Lacey Nicole Garrison, Jennifer Gillespie, Shannon Goad Freeman, and Ashley Marie Grayson
Others include Terri Mae Griggs, Benard Nyarangi Guto, Ashley Dawn Howe, Tiffany Lynn Hurt, Milisa Dawn Linney, Derrick Lugano, Bradley Paul McDaris, Peace Okoronkwo, Tenesha Dawn O'Neal, Ifeoma Grace Onwuka, Katherine Roberts, Heather J. Russell, Akila Marie Mowarin Shipp, Belicha Teklemariam, Jessica Tucker, Amanda VanCleave, and Samantha Jo Young.
• Radiography: Brigett Aldridge, Amy Elizabeth Burruss, Eric Daujotas, Joshua James Good, Jamie Holder, Addison Horton, Amanda Jane Hoyst, Kevin P. Johnston, Taylor Charles Lang, Clay Pianalto, Kimberly A. Richardson, Olivia Marie Sennett, Casey Jerrod Thompson, Stephanie Vidacak, Kialey Wainwright, and Abigail Washington.
Candidates for associate of arts and their majors are:
• American Indian Studies: Joshua Devin Cornwell and Brooklin Leigh Dailey.
• Art: Ashlee Robin London, Lorena Medrano, Kyla Nichole Moore, Stephen James Taylor, and Jose A. Torres Jr.
• General Studies: Justin Buckley, Samantha Campbell, John Chesnut, David Robert Clark, Kurt Norris Corbie, Sydney Carly Davis, Gerald Juan Davis, Ashton RaChelle DiNardo, Karrigan Farve, Noelani Laura Gi, James O. Gulley III, Whitney Ashlynn Hicks, Ty Craig Isaac, Adam J. Nilsson, Dana Darlene Orange, Cedric Pierce, Savannah Elizabeth Slape, and Bryer Wiedel.
• Journalism: Chesley Allen Oxendine.
• Accounting: Kendra Humble and Misty D. Oleson.
• Child Development: Ressie M. Bryant, Melissa Dawn Coleman, Jeanie Cox, Sheila M. Durrett, Dora L. Jennings, Kimberly Lee Jernigan, Brandy James, Sandra Turner, and Katherine Ann Webb.
• Criminal Justice: Devon Fuller, Tracy Michelle Richards, and Michael J. E. Velez.
• Life Science: Tyler Taylor.
Candidates for bachelor of arts include:
• American Indian Studies and AA in Art: Kenneth Glass.
• Christian Ministry: Amy Michelle Kiker, James Edwin Kizzia III, Rebecca Lise Leavell, and Susan R. Zamen.
• Early Childhood Development and Education: Christie Boman, Tonya L. Briggs, Regina Williams Galfetti, Crystal Lee Gaynor, Sheila Rae Killer, Melanie L. Merritt, Melissa Kathleen Stafford, Susan Marie Kelle Vandaveer, Dana L. Wells, and Jean Ann Knigge Whitehead.
• Health & Physical Education: Alex Fredman, Dallas Juniel, and Kenneth Ray Trinidad.
• Business Administration: Lila Lanae Bark, Christopher William Bennett, Sheila Buckley, Amber Nicole Neagle Burge, Veronica J. Chaparro, David Alfonso Consuegra, Michael Lannis Cook, Milissa Ann Jumper Echols, Austin L. Epps, Jessica Flores, Lester Gonzalez Rivero, Tonja Gordon, Brian Lamar Ivy, Celesta Johnson, Janelle Heather Martinez, Tyrone Undrae McCray Jr., Michael Ryan Miller, Gerald Wayne Montgomery II, Markeus DeJuan Moore, Reginald R. Moore, Shannon Shade, Dyllan Floyd Snavely, Jeanine V. White, and Victor S. Williams Sr.
• Criminal Justice Studies: Dustin Patrick Cozad, Daniel Thomas Harper, Winyan-Was'te James, Edward Louis James, Antoinette LeShea Ortega, Jamie Richardson, and Robert Gerard Ringuette.
• Exercise Science: Kayla Lin Cheatham, Veronica Helguera, Darci Ranae McLaren, Amy Victoria Mulcock, Merita J. Ramsaran, Michelle Lee Simmons, Stacy R. Simpson.
• Medical Imaging: April Michelle Chesser, Daniel L. Hannon, Candice L. Ott, Todd R. Shafer, and Brittany Renee' Thompson.
• Nursing: Garrica Lyniece Bateman, Melinda Beth Cox, Lelannie Rae Lyons, Nicholas Makaya, Johnita Major Moore, Lare Oraene, Tiffany Rodden, and Brandilyn Michelle Stewart.
• Recreation Management: Charles Ray Chatman, Anthony Gammage (and AA in General Studies), and Yasmin Munoz.
• Sport Management: Kyle Barnett, Robert W. Daniels, Kevelle Shonte Harmon, Marcie O'Malia, Dominique D. Stephens, JaMario Thomas, and Abrahao Vinhas Neto.