Dec. 19, 2017 at 5 p.m.
Kilgore College held its annual fall graduation ceremony Friday in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.
The college awarded 281 degrees and certificates to 250 graduates.
Area graduates are:
Avinger: Roger Draine
Big Sandy: Anthony Bunn, Lacey Bunn, Patricia Forrest and Isabella McAvoy
Daingerfield: Jasmine Roney
Diana: Zachariah Cariker, Miriam Newman, Katie Rathbun, Joshua Stewart, Cynthia VanZandt and Eric Helton
Gilmer: Tiffani Branch, MacKenzie Campbell, Logan Gilbreath, Misael Hernandez, Nikamiah Lewis, Aray Sheridan, Brenna Sullivan, Candice Turnbow, Adam Witcher, Natalie Woods, Hunter Ballard, Billy Morrow and Joesph Saxon
Gladewater: Jimmy Hall, William Allen, Zona Ashcraft, Hannah Avila, Joshua Betts, Samantha Clark, Marissa DiBella, Kristy Gordon, Mya Hicks, Sara Hilton, Shelby Huffman, Allen Marez, Rebecca McAlister, Allyson Phillips, Glenda Reese, Samuel Smith, Lee Stevenson, Justin Sutphen, Heather Gunter, Rebekah Sasser, Deloris Scott and Thomas White Jr.
Hallsville: Jeffery Griffith Jr., Chloe Jackson, Reynaldo Lazarin Jr., Afton McGee, Brittany Rodriguez and Jacob Casey
Harleton: Jasmine Waxler
Henderson: Gloria Bazaldua, Aaron Carreon, Ivan Cerda, Mark Cone II, Jennifer Cordero, Jessica Gravley, Charles Helton Jr., Deondric Hicks, Alberto Hinojosa, Tracey Hunt, Brenda Lynn-Smith, Esther Mawa, Jarod Oswalt, April Pettigrew, Hana Pitts, Nicole Thompson and Luis Vielma
Jefferson: Jordan Hodge and Tara Welling
Kilgore: David Brown, Krista Chandler, Randall Gibson, James Gregg, Toni Lacy, Amber Luna, Jamie McMillin, Anthony Millsap Jr., Mindy Morgan, Sarah Morton, Kristan Noelke, Helena Rogers, Shelly Roper, Amanda Ross, ZaChary Russell, Bianca Salazar, Adam Sánchez, Malori Sanders, Britnee Sims, Roxanne Smith, Marol Stafford, Michael Suddeth, Erica Thornton, Kiara Wells, Shelby Whitehead, Seth Whiteley, Jon Witherspoon, Logan Goley, Omero Lara, Ashley Martin, Amairany Martinez and Kyler Tinkler
Lone Star: Sharon Lower
Longview: Tony Adkins Jr., Shiniqua Bagley, Melissa Barron, Bianca Campos, Jose Canchola, Ashley Carter, Diana Castillo, April Caywood, Sandra Chavez, DeCameron Colbert, Darren Crain, Claudia Davis, Devan Derrick, Anna Dohanich, Amy Edwards, Manuel Esquivel, Nathan Essary, Sarah Farmer, Odalys Gallegos, Osvaldo Garduno, Romesha Gines, Austin Gutierrez, Mallori Hardaway, Rhiannon Houser, Dillon Huffman, Hannah Hurley, Joshua Hutchison, Jole Huynh, Alisha Jackson, Crysta Jones, Sierra Jones, William Klink, Ana Maria Landaverde, Kendra Lewis, Misti Lewis, Cassandra Mandry, Cierra Marshall, Michaela Martinez, Am'Bria McGee, Shawndrell McGhee, Sophia McLemore, Ana Melara, Shera Morris, James Nichols, Brett Oliver, Jennifer Olvera, Kami Pack, Vickie Pascual, Roger Patterson II, Juanita Perez, Ulises Perez-Rodriguez, Hannah Puckett, Cindy Rager, Holli Reber, Sarah Reesor, Keisha Repress, Jami Rice, Eri'Yanna Rider, Ashley Riley, Jasmine Robinson, Maria Rojas, Matesha Rosborough, Pamela Sanders, Jessica Scheid, Samantha Snorton, Melvin Stephens, Beverly Taylor, Macy Templeman, Thomas Thompson, Amy Tidwell, Julie Valadez, Kendria Washington, Ta'Lure Wilder, Patrick Williams, Noemi Zambrano, Keandra Addison, Emily Birdsong, Ke'Undrea Brantley, Brian Clark Sr., Kenzy Craig, Ahmed Hernandez, Juan Hernandez Nolasco, E'Lexus Hodge, Shamorya Nelson, Houston Norris, Snehal Patel, Casey Preston, Nathan Pritchett, Lee Thomas, Susan Tolleson and Taria Willie
Marshall: Carnecia Allen, Lakia Anderson, Mackenzie Carlson, Sandra Gaona and Johnesha Jackson
Omaha: Alysia James
Ore City: Matthew Biggam and Sean Casey
Overton: Felicia Emmel, Tiffany Harrod, Erin Meraz, Nancy Mitchell and Aaron Muniz
Pittsburg: Joshua Edgar
Tatum: Rachenique Shaw
Waskom: Candace Perdue
White Oak: Cory Bradshaw, Mary Holt, Bailee Moulton, David Davis, Ashley Dendy, Nicolas Gaviria and Baleigh Zurn
Former Kilgore College chorale members are asked to attend a special event, "50 Years of Kilgore College Chorale," Kilgore College Department of Music and Dance's officials said.
Set for Feb. 10, the event will have various activities planned for KC Chorale alumni followed by an alumni concert set for 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Kilgore.
The concert will feature members of the KC Chorale; Zachary Marshall, director of choral activities at KC; Mary Heiden, KC's Department of Music and Dance department chair; and accompanist Jonathan Kaan.
They will be joined by former directors Ryan Kelly, Paul Neal, Dale Miller, accompanist David Berryhill of First Baptist Church and alumni KC Chorale members from 1968-present.
The concert will feature classic favorites such as "For the Beauty of the Earth" by John Rutter, "Beethoven's Kyrie from Mass in C," and "The Lord Bless You and Keep You" by Peter Lutkin.
For information, email Heiden at email@example.com.
Deborah McKinley-Waggoner of Longview was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi honor society. She is a student at Lamar University.
Membership to the organization is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees might also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.