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Holland College celebrates first West Prince Campus graduation
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
(L-R) Guest speaker Karen Murphy; graduating student Kelsey Martin; Shelley MacLean-Ellis, member of the Holland College board of governors; student speaker Geraldine MacKendrick; and Jake Baird, vice president and chief learning officer at Holland College.
Charlottetown, PE - Almost 80 students graduated from full-time and adult and community education programs at Holland College's West Prince Campus in the campus's first ever ceremony held at Ecole Pierre-Chiasson recently.
Graduating Administrative Assistant student Claire Deveau Muir sang the national anthem. Geraldine MacKendrick, a graduating student from the Resident Care Worker program, and Patricia Harper, who was graduating from Adult Education and will be attending Holland College's Bioscience Technology program in the fall, were the student speakers. Karen Murphy, executive director of Kids West and owner/manager of the Alberton Irving station was the guest speaker.
In total, 1,200 full-time students will graduate from Holland College programs in seven graduation ceremonies across the province this year.
Following is a list of graduates as supplied by Holland College. Please note that where no home province is stated, the student is a resident of P.E.I.
Jory Danielle Arsenault, Hampshire; Heather Bernard, Pleasant View; April Delaney, St. Louis; Jocelyn M. Gaudet, Summerside; Jyllisa M. Gaudet, Tignish; Stephanie R. Gaudet, Tignish; Claire Deveau Muir, Elmsdale; Megan Pineau, Bloomfield; Alicia Shea, Alberton; Charlene M. Shields, St. Louis; Mary Steele, Lower Freetown; Alysshea Trail, O'Leary; Alex Wilkie, Alberton; Amanda Winchester, Tyne Valley.
Dara J. Caseley, Tignish; Megan O'Halloran, St. Louis; Spencer Rennie, Alberton; Aryelle Vandenberg, Cambridge, N.S.
OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT
Piper Ellen Wren Bowes , Tatamagouche, N.S.; Jeffery Costain, St. Lawrence; Jeremy Long, Charlottetown; Justin Rose, Georgetown.
RESIDENT CARE WORKER
Mallory Arsenault, Alberton; Tasha Buchanan, Unionvale; Sabrina Campbell, Alaska; Crystal Chaisson, Tignish; Sabrina Cormier, Tignish; Melissa Doucette, Tignish; Heidi Ellis, East Bideford; Donna Ellsworth, O'Leary; Amanda Gaudet, Tignish; Bonnie Gavin, Tignish; Jacalyn Hudson, Northport; Jackie LeClair, Tignish; Melanie MacGregor, Summerside; Geraldine MacKendrick, Cape Wolfe; Mary Monaghan, Tignish; Kimberley Rayner, St. Felix; Mackayla Rayner, Tyne Valley; Sarah Richard, Tignish.
WELDING LEVEL 1
Jordan Roy Gaudet, Tignish; Lyle Longuepee, Breadalbane; Seth MacIntyre, Souris; Kelsey Martin, Lady Fane; Keaton Noye, Tyne Valley; Lucas J. T. Ramsay, Alberton; Brandon Wedge, Bloomfield.
ADULT AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT (GED)
Ivan Ashley, Elmsdale; Lawrence Joey Doucette, Alberton; Jessica Dunbar, Elmsdale; Judy MacWilliams, Bloomfield; Sarah McCarthy, Palmer Road; Tiffany Moore, Ellerslie; Sarah Murphy, Tignish; Natasha O'Brien, Elmsdale; Amanda Pineau, O'Leary; John Profit, Alberton; Sindy Wedge, Tignish.
HIGH SCHOOL CREDITS
Nicholas Adams, Alberton; Brittany Arsenault, Tignish; MacKayla Barbour, Alma; Marsha Bernard, St. Louis; Sandra Bridges, Inverness; Nigel Buote, Tignish; Christa Butler, St. Louis; Tanya Clements, O'Leary; Cody Costain, Palmer Road; Bonnie Coxworthy, St. Louis; Kathy DesRoches, Tignish; Janelle Ellis, O'Leary; Patricia Harper*, Tignish; Paul Perry**, St. Louis; Ashley Pridham, Tignish.
PEI HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CERTIFICATE FOR MATURE STUDENTS
Cody Chaisson, St. Edward; Samantha Dugay, Bloomfield; Courtney Jeffery, Elmsdale.
*Recipient of the Samuel Holland Entrance Scholarship for Prince Edward Island Graduates of Adult Education
**Recipient of the Austin Carragher Adult Education Award
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