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People Page 52
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E V E N T S
KC Kick-Off Left: DJ KC snatches a chip from the plate of Lady Ranger Basketball player, Lyrik Williams, Crystal, Minnesota, sophomore. Bottom: Sidney Boyd, Longview freshman, shares a look at her hamburger plate, courtesy of ARAMARK.
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Jisela Rosales, Longview sophomore, looks forward to enjoying her grape sno-cone from Charlieâ€™s Sno Balls during a warm Sept. 1 at KC Kickoff, held in the Mike Miller Plaza.
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Above: A dismissed class time facilitates students filling up the Plaza for a time of fun and free food. Right: Music fills the Plaza as students break into dance moves.
KC students and faculty enjoy picnicking on the lawn of the Mike Miller Plaza.
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Block Party Left: Daylon Jefferson, Conroe sophomore, hammers an envelope, hoping his phone is not enclosed inside. Below: Jefferson lets out a sigh of relief as Jared Hall pulls his phone out of a switched manila envelope.
Christian recording artist Ced Enough provides a soundtrack for the crowd as student organizations, churches and other community groups participate in the Second Annual Party in the Plaza held the first week back to school in the fall.
Students socialize and register for give-aways at each of the booths throughout the Plaza.
Charles Woods, former KC student, laughs at Illusionistâ€™s Jared Hallâ€™s show.
Students cheer on YouTube sensation Jared Hall as he prepares another of his mind-blowing illusions.
Homecoming Pep Rally
Feature Twirler Abby Rhodes, Bullard freshman, entertains the crowd by juggling batons during her highlighted performance.
Isis Martinez, Henderson sophomore, indulges herself with two snow cones from KC sponsor, Charlies Sno Cones.
Rangerettes parade through the Homecoming Pep Rally while students enjoy a round of Bubble Soccer in the Plaza.
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Swingsters perform for the crowd at the Homecoming Pep Rally. The group is a select team consisting of Rangerettes.
Brenna Sullivan, Gilmer freshman and KC band member, plays the flute.
Left: The Rangerettes shine during a mid-day performance. The chair routine was one of two dances the world-famous precision drill team performed in the showdown against the Apache Belles. Top: Duke and LuLu, service dogs of Joey Barron (left) and Nick Gaviria (right), are crowned honorary King and Queen as representatives for military veterans. Below: Rangers prepare to battle conference rival TJC.
Above: Sophomores Daâ€™Jah Thompson, representing Womenâ€™s Basketball, and Sy Humphrey, representing Stark Hall, are announced Homecoming Queen and King during the game against conference rival, Tyler Junior College. Right: 2015 Homecoming Royals Richard Nguyen (far left) and Alex Bridges (far right) join the newly crowned recipients on the field.
Chandler Eiland, Canton sophomore, prepares for the hit by a Tyler Junior College Apache.
Above: Tyreik Gray, Houston freshman, runs the ball up the middle for yardage.
Right: Wide receiver Byron Proctor, San Antonio sophomore, jukes an Apache for a big play. Bottom: KC students Maddie Darwish, Kristina Lindsey and Lyrik Williams support the team at a crucial moment.
Left:The Rangerettes and KC Ranger Marching Band perform for a full crowd at the 2016 Homecoming halftime show. Tiffany Johnson
Crawfish Boil Far left: Christeve Chaffa, freshman from Nigeria, looks forward to her strawberry flavored sno-cone after patiently waiting in line. Left: Amber Williams, Kilgore sophomore, enjoys a heaping scoop of crawfish during the annual spring event. Below left: Alexus Moore, Round Rock freshman, dances during some down time at the Crawfish Boil. Tiffany Johnson
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From left: Freshman Rangerettes Elin Ellis from Austin, Andress Zepeda from Deer Park, Diana Espinosa from Mesquite, and Natalie Sassaman from Magnolia, dive into a plate of crawfish at their first college boil.
Olivia Westmoreland, Georgetown sophomore, takes a break from classes to enjoy fresh, hot and spicy crawfish.
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The Sky’s the Limit
Above: Captain Madison Cashion presents an inspirational solo during the 2017 Rangerettes Revels.
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Above: A silhouette of MacKenzie Cumpian is captured as she closes out the evening. Left: The opener, “Rette Jet 767” keeps the Rangerettes on their toes.
Right: Lieutenant Kyla Drake and Allison Eigsti singing Leo Greenwood’s “I’m Proud to be an American.” Center: The Rette Jet’s master of ceremonies, Meghan Robertson, gives instructions on how to have a safe flight.
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The Sky’s the Limit
Kristin Lopez portrays emotion during her number. From left: Emma Cox, Cameron Maldonado, Lyneé Elliot and Madison Cashion, of the Swingsters, end the routine with flair.
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Morgan Covin reaches for the sky during a dance.
Sophomores perform a soulful tap routine.
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Freshman Rangerettes give their “Salute to Southwest Airlines” during Act II.
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Left: Master of ceromonies, Meghan Robertson, gives a humorous rendition of a flight attendant with attitude. Below: Rangerette boots flys high in the grand finale.
Kristen Hill reaches for the sky in the “Salute to Southwest Airlines” routine. Timothy Stuckey
From Left: Natalie Poss, Emma Soard and Teá Jaime perfom the “Safety Dance” in Act I. Baylor Roberson
From left: Cameron Maldonado, Kyla Drake and Lynnee’ Elliott entertain with “In-flight Entertainment.”
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Above: Tap dancers blow “The Audition” out of the water. Left (from left): Ramsey Shobe, Juliana Yolland and Te’a Jaime perform a tap routine.
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Holly Patterson welcomes you on board “Rette Jet 767.”
From left: Lauren Ligon, Keilin Jeter, Allison Eigsti and Shaena Rinehart perform a group hip-hop routine.
Rangerette Officer Madison Cashion and the other officers say “Farewell from the Cockpit.”
The Sky’s the Limit Left (from left): Ramsey Shobe, Taylor Gallaway, Olivia Westmoreland, Tori Buschow and Cameron Maldonado, along with the other sophomore Rangerettes, give the audience a whirlwind tour of “We Stole the Show.” Below: Rangerette managers are “Hangin’ Loose” as they recall their trip to Hawaii.
Barbs Vega lunges close to the ground during the “Turbulence” performance.
Lieutenant Gabby Azios shows off her moves during the “In-flight Entertainment.” Cheyanne Huntsman
Light pours down upon a Rangerette during a moving performance.
â€˜Rettes make 67th performance at 82nd Cotton Bowl
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Above: Rangerettes perform their signature chair routine on the home field of the Dallas Cowboys.
Above: Dallas jazz musician, Freddie Jones, plays the National Anthem as the Rangerettes salute the flag. Left: Rangerette officers lead the squad off the field following the pre-game routine in the 82nd Annual Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic held Jan. 2. In addition to two performances, the capacity crowd also saw the Wisconsin Badgers defeat the Western Michigan Broncos 24-16 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
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Above: The Rangerettes take the field as part of the pre-game entertainment, appearing on the Jumbotron at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Right: The 76th & 77th Lines of Rangerettes march onto the field to perform their chair routine at the Cotton Bowl.
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Texas Shakespeare Festival
The Merchant of Venice
Spirit of the Sea
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Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Gallery
Left: O. Rufus Lovett, KC photography instructor’s photographs were in the first exhibit of the academic year as part of a body of work titled “The Last Picture Show.” Below: Larry Kitchen, KC art instructor, exhibited illustrations to accompany his children’s books, based on his Norwegian travels.
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Visitors take time to appreciate the KC Spring Student Art Show in April and May. Items range from sculpture and paintings to drawings and photographs. KC’s fine art instructors exhibit the best of their students’ works created throughout the semester.
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Spring Woodwind Concert
Glenn Wells conducts the Wind Symphony, the spring component for band performances. The group plays a wide variety of symphonic and popular music literature and provides a musical outlet for those who enjoy performing on the concert stage.
Trombonists lend their rich tones to the symphony.
Chrissy Ferguson accompanies the woodwinds in the flute section.
Lance Boland (front) and Caleb Bristow (back) add depth to the band by playing brass instruments.
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Ball Park at KC Commons
The Ranger softball team practices on their newly christened field. The ballpark means fewer missed classes, as scheduling conflicts were formarly a problem.
Above: The college is presented with a $10,000 check to help fund the field.
Left: Construction workers balance on the edge while working on the score board this fall.
Right: Dr. Brenda Kays, president, speaks excitedly about the benefits of being in compliance with Title IX as she addresses the crowd during the opening of the new KC ballpark. Below: Members and coaches of the softball team break ground in the fall for construction of the new field.
Below: Construction of the guest dugout progresses throughout the fall. Jamie Maldonado
Cultural Awareness Day
Isis Martinez, Henderson freshman, represents El Salvador by modeling traditional clothing during C u l t u r a l Awareness Day, held on Nov. 16 in the Devall Student Center.
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Above left: Dr. Brenda Kays and students admire relics from around the world. Above right: Dr. Khosrowshahi (Dr. K) from Greece, demonstrates playing a traditional drum, giving everyone a taste of Azerbaijani music during the Cultural Awareness Day. Top and left: International students have a group photo made after modeling traditional clothing during the Cultural Awareness Day Fashion Show.
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INDUSTRY DANCE COMPANY
Industry Dance Company preform spring dance concert, SP3TRUM. Photographs by Tiffany Johnson
INDUSTRY DANCE COMPANY Center: Dancers share the light in a ballet perfomance. Below: Lana Louis flips out on stage.
Gabby Azios and Ramsey Shobe show grace and poise during their routine.
Shaena Rinehart, rises among her fellow dancers during a moving performance dedicated to U.S. soldiers.
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Spring ‘16 Graduates Associate of Arts Kathryn Ross Agee Guillermo Aguilar Ashmeed Ahamad Felipe Angel Amaro Kelsey Ancelot Cody Charles Barker Brenda Yamileth Barnes Adolfo Blake Barrios Justin Tyler Bechard Lilia M. Benitez Ashley Benningfield Alaina Carol Bergen-Henengouwen Emily Bovshow Hailey Bowen Jeremy C. Brown Sarah Maria Buckner Natalie Briana Burton Trevaun Calahan Judith N. Castro Michael Dewayne Chappell Jr Angela N. Childers Amy Coppedge Madelaine Rambin Cothrun, Brooke D. Cottrell Jana Elaine Crosby Jenifer Rose Cubine Micah L. Cunningham Dylan J. Custer
Rachel Marie Dangel Bess Detar John Steven Dobbs Kierstin Lynn Dornak Ariel Nadine Dunn Yasmine Naomi Escobedo Taylor Bryan Farrell Myranda Elise Feagin Synnamon Raesheen Ferguson Justice Frazier Norman E. Frazier III Jessica N. Frugé Susan Beth Fugler Camille Elizabeth Funk Britney D’Lynn Gardner Evelyn Johnson Gentry Brianna Gail Georgie Angelica Gonzales Thomas Grant Goodin Kamekia R. Gray Victoria Gregston Tabitha Lydia Marsè Griego Victoria Griffin Caleb D. Hahn Alexa Joan Hall Kevin Ham Matthew K. Ham Jessica Hambright Tracy Dawn Hayes
April Celeste Hearn Dillon Heim Jewel Erica Hewitt Miranda Higginbotham Anthony C. Isamade Kathryn Taylor Jones Maeghan Leigh Jones Alassane Kah David William Patrick Keagle, Christina Marie Kegarise Sarah Paulina Key Kyley Lane Kornegay Christopher Lee Hunter Lane Lohr Ramon A. Lopez Carli Elizabeth Lott Brooke Alexandra Luna Jasmine Shania Mapps Britni Marshall Shelby Jacqueline Martin Hannah Nicole Marucci Christy Lynn McAllister Hayley McCullers Alexandria McDonald Kristen McDonald Ana G. Melara Morgan Leigh Ann Miller Daniel Moreno Hannah Catharine Morton
President Dr. Brenda Kays congratulates E’Lexus Hodge, Photography Major.
Mekka Mosier Miriam Araceli Navarro Desmond M. Neal Trevor Wayne Newlin Michael Ann Newman Dequinton Osborne Raven Sicoria Owens Krystle L. Paris Akia Breanna Patrick Bryan Alan Pegues Shelby Phillips La’Porsha Pipkins Amber Poe Jalen Porter Alicia Lee Ann Rai Jordan Evans Renfroe Kendra Roberson John Wyatt Roberts Jordyn Taylor Layne Rogers LaKiauna Venshae Sammons Taylor Sears Nisa Semione Claudia Shaw Summer Rain Sheehan Nickolas K. Shelley David Ryan Sorrells Haley Spencer Samantha Stapper Taylor Grace Stewart
Antoya Charlotta Strange Jordan N. Stubbs Comesha Shantha Talley Kiera Janae Tate Thomas Jon Tennimon Patience Tew Leila Thompson Brenna Renee Toole Morgan Lee Van Dresar Samantha Gayle Wafer Cynthia Lynn Waller Jacquelynn Warr Sabrina A. Washington Tarea Chislon Westbrook Jaleel Wheeler Mary Williford Erica Wilson Garrett Hayden Wood Zane Austin Ater Zimmerman Associate of SCIENCE Claudia Aguilar Diana G. Aguilar-Zarate Reagan Lee Aguilera Andrew R. Barton Kasie Nicole Bell Joshua Ryan Berger Amber M. Bourgeois Alexandra Grace Bridges Shelby Lynn Carmichael Michael Dewayne Chappell Jr. Mary Victoria Clifton Damion Collins Madelaine Rambin Cothrun Brittney Crane Trevor Crittenden Madison Currans Lanna Lee Davis Carmen Dunnavant Laura Ellen Edwards Yasmine Naomi Escobedo Jessica N. Frugé Juston Grant Gage Alia Monae Gates Madison Nicole Goolsby Heather Renae Hall Windolyn LaShion Hall Ashley J. Harris Sarah Renae Henderson Elsi Megan Hernandez Rachael Hitt Kristopher Homeniuk LaToya Howard Anthony C. Isamade Jenna Johnson Katrina L. Johnson Garrett Lamar Klein Christopher Lee Aaron George Vernon Loden Margot Amaya Lopez
The graduation line is formed from Old Main to Dodson Auditorium.
Mariela Lopez Rhonda Kay Lowden Juan E. Loy Ryanne Lunceford Caprice Whitney Desiree Mband Mboro William Lynn McBride Ana G. Melara Sena Lydwine Hosana Mevo Michelle Miles Angelina Mitchell Daniel Moreno Shivani Sunil Naik Kendra Roberson Matthew B. Sailor Zachary Schaetz Jennifer A. Scott Kimberley Scott Krystal Priscilla Sosa Sarah Pinter Stephens Antoya Charlotta Strange Carter P. Tackett Thomas Jon Tennimon Linda S. Thomas Rayshawn Thompson Reginald Thompson Troy R. Townsend Courtnee Lynn Walker Maranda Welch Buren James Wilder Jr. Tracy Lynn Wilkerson Aaron Scoggins Wilso Morgan Woodruff Brittney Drew Wright
Associate of ARTS IN Teaching Melonie True Monica Brooke Wilson Kaili Alyse Zumwalt
Associate of APPLIED SCIENCE Jesse Majors Adamson Guillermo Aguilar Ryan Sean Albertson Phyllis v Alexander-Rieves Adela Victoria Alvarado Timothy Auran Jennifer Aleece Averitt Lincoln Floyd Ayers Alexander Ball Jennifer Nicole Bassett Taniqual Bowens Jessica Wynne Bradberry Alec James Bradshaw Amber Danielle Bradshaw Diamond Sade Brown James Buckner Lisa Burns William E. Calico Jr. Jamey Alton Caraway Joshua Aaron Carnes Tiffany Lynn Carr Michael D. Colvin Edwyn Contreras Jeffrey Daniel Costlow Grace Florence Crawford Kevin Scott Crumpton Jose Jesus Cruz
Kay E. Davi Simone Nicole Davis Tell Austin DeFreece Christopher S. Dickson Tanner Joseph Dietz John Steven Dobbs Karla Emiltse Dominguez Brandy Marie Duncan Macee Duncan Jessica L. Easley-Green Sawyer Lee Eberhart Chad Henry Edge Krystial Elam Matthew Jay Emerson Alejandro Estrella Mary L. Farrell Ashley Taylor Fischer James Fleet Terra D. Fletcher Chance C. Fogle Abillo Fon William Scott Frazer Cornelius Garab Caleb Thomas Garrett Obed Gaspar Daniel Golden Jesus Gonzalez Tiffany T. Goodwyn Erica Goss Hasson Granado Loyd Dell Green William J. Green Sarah Guillory Clint A. Hardy Joshua Lee Harmon Kisha Marie Harris
Spring Graduation CONTINUED Barbara S. Hartley Yan He Ty Holden Henigan Christopher James Henson Morgause R. Hill Natilie Hill Austin Cody Hines
Krista Marie Kim Donald “Chip” Koepke Lindsey Michale Kornegay Laurie A. Lake Gerardo Landaverde Trejo Damian Dschun Lawson Douglas Allen Lee Landra James Lee
Austin McDade Jackquline D. McDaniel Derrick Lamont McDowell Lewis Adrian McElroy Kelly Renee Mcfarland James C. McGee Mitchael Turner McLain Glen Meredith
Alex Bridges flashes her drum major smile as she approaches the graduation ceremony. E’Lexus Hodge Miranda Hogue Elizabeth Hughes Jayme Janell Hunt Kaitlin R. Hunt Stephanie Hunt Brandy Nicole Hunter Brittany Hutchings Adria Jackson Lance Lee Jennings Tiffany Charisse Johnson Tonyha Michelle Johnson Paul Jeffrey Johnston Amanda L. Jordan Dylan L. Kaminskey Drake Allen Killingsworth
Leslie Lee Lori Dawn Lewis Brendell Lilly Jacob L. Long Austin Patrick Lynch Cody Shane Mahaffey Aaron D. Manchack Erika Maria Martinez Jancy Griselda Martinez Stormi Mason Jade M. Mayfield David Clay McBride Kelly Lauren McBride Patrick McCall John Carson McCord II LaTrisha Denise McCurry
Austin Lee Middaugh Emily Middaugh Donna Rene’ Miller Samantha Molesky Candace Shanae Morgan Billy Frank Morrow Jillian E. Morton Christi Nicole Mumphrey Heather Leann Mutina Divine M. Ndi Gary Nealy Sherill Lynn Nelson Jared Johnson Guillaume Urbain Nobossem Calandra P. Norman Robert E. Troy Norris
Alicia Nicole Nowlin Timothy J. O’Connor Aitu Olamaleva Alfredo Olivas-Lavin Jonathan Oliver Leticia Alicia Otero ared Evan Owen John Paul Page
Jessica Parker Lauren Parvin Robert J. Patton Cynthia Perez Janissa J. Perez Stephen Petzold Clayton W. Pierce Collin Pierce Aleigh Christine Pittman Milton Pledger Juan Jesus Quintana Jason Michael Reavis Dulce B. Rivera Samantha Robinson Maria Guadalupe Rodelo Jacqueline Nicole Rodriguez
Thomas C. Rolland Giovanni Isai Ruiz Zapata Bert Frank Rule Lacey Nicole Sanchez Jason Wayne Sechler Mark Sellers Amanda Nicole Sill Reagan Charles Silvey Delores Green Skinner Hunter Smith Nigel Spellman Estrella H. Spradlin Jenna Sue Stewart Chad C. Stuart Lakin M. Stubblefield Manon Terence Thompson Mitzi Warren Thompson Sheena Leann Tilbury Ashley Brooke Towe Sammy M. Upton Valentina T’keyha Chantall Valentine Danielle N. Vaughn Eloy Vega Michael Leon Waine Sky Mychal Waller Clifford James Webster Ronda Ann Weisinger Prudence Omeonga Nyande Wendo Seth Whisenhunt Brett Matthew Whites Darius A. Whiting Kenneth Logan Wood Ashley Brooke Woodley Jung H. Yi Ann Elise York Jennifer Lee Young certificate of completion Albert A. Adams Guillermo Aguilar Quen Allen Jennifer Alvarez Valencia Alexander Ball Jennifer Nicole Bassett Annita Sanchez Bates Jonathon W. Beasley Christopher Edward Beaty Bryan Bingham Tesla Nicole Black Kylie Gail Boyce Amber Danielle Bradshaw Brandon Brookins Derek Brown Melinda Necole Butler David L. Campbell Isabel Carranza Freddy Carrasco Romel Cawich
Carla Cazares Ricky Linn Chambliss Jacob Paton Chumley Cody Lane Cobb Michael D. Colvin Destinee Cook Colton Chancelor Crump Jose Jesus Cruz Beneffie W. Curtis Logan Brooke Davis Taylor J. Dawson Michael Alden Dorsey Shakendra Dunn Paul Eschenfelder Me’Yika Farmer Veronica Fierros Zachery Fishe Kalvin Fitzpatrick James Fleet Allison DeWoody Galeano Sonia Martinez Garza Alexandria Gaul Chelsie Germano Daniel Golden Donneva Gordon Brandon Gray Shamocka Green Tytus Griego Darrius Griffith Hirshell Guynes Daniel Happle Joshua Lee Harmon Cathy S. Harrington Ryan Harris Jessica I. Hermida Juan Hernandez
Sherry Havner Hester Jason Huck Ilegoghie Eric Imordi Adria Jackson Austin I. Jalomo SaraKate Bailey Jenkins Taylor Johnson Tiffany Charisse Johnson Jahaveon Jones Jonn Jones Kaitlynn Lavender Tonji R. Laxton Fernando Lopez Austin Patrick Lynch Carla Martin Johnny Lee Martin Samantha Mathias John Carson McCord II Lewis Adrian McElroy Joseph Alston McGaughey Austin Lee Middaugh Nicholas Von Mitchell Alejandro J. Morales Crispin Garcia Morales Billy Frank Morrow Gary Nealy Taylor Ashton Nixon Alicia Nicole Nowlin David Lyle Owens Janissa J. Perez Alexandra Elaine Phillips Clayton W. Pierce Ragan Pierce Brian Price Haley Rawls Tina Marie Reed
Alexis Nicole Rigsby Dulce B. Rivera Samantha Robinson Nancy Roque Jarvis M Rutherford Blanca Iliana Vanessa Salas Gregorio Sanchez Jr Derrick L. Satterwhite Caleb V. Schneider Ralph F. Selda-Enriquez Hunter Smith Kenneth Spivey Estrella H. Spradlin Cody Stansbury Mackenzie Stith Otto Sudduth Lee Shell Thomas Chelsea Ann Turner Clay Victor Urban Paola Garcia Vazquez William Z. Wells Reno Lou Raine Whalen Kaelie Wike Raven Wiley Martin A. Wilkins Cody Wayne Willis Kimberly R. Wood Erin Wren Christian L. York Daniel Zeig Zachry Ater Albertson Zimmerman
Many students decorate their caps to personalize their graduation experience.
Ashley Taylor Fischer Diamond Spencer ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE ASSOCIATE OF ARTS Cutler Ben Flanakin Kristy Altagracia Young Kaitlyn Paige Bachus Brandy Jo Adams Caleb Thomas Garrett Alexis Mechelle Bailey-Olvera Lauren Baileigh Alyse Adams-Brice Maria Ester Gonzalez ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN Ashley Benningfield, Keevon Demone Aldridge Miranda Havner TEACHING Danielle Bentley Alexis Mechelle Bailey-Olvera Christopher James Henson Katelyn Kennedy Owens Byler Ayla Christean Bogdanich Chloe Berning,Lindsey Bradle Isai Hernandez Gloria Areli Caballero Brian Alexander Cobb Heather K. Bunton Austin Cody Hines Brianna Cole Zariahia Chephiram Hilburn, Destiny Brea Camacho Jayme Janell Hunt Laynee Carol Orms Daniel Frederic Horn Jacobie Cleaver Stephanie Hunt Sarah Haun Pierce Alejandra N. Jacobo Tanganyeka Ken’ya Cooks Austin I. Jalomo Lorena Jacobo Adrianna Devon Edwards Marquis James ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED Katrina L. Johnson Michaela Renee Ellis Jack B. Kinney SCIENCE Chandler Louis Johnston Calvin L. Farley Lana Deane Koonce Arturo Aguilar Cindy Renee Jones Samantha Fink Damian Deshun Lawson Celerino Aguilar Jr Candace Renee Loe Teri Lyn Fitch Kelly Lauren McBride Phyllis Alexander-Rieves Valeria Magaña Mykayla Troi Fontaine Patrick McCall Adela Victoria Alvarado Haley Michelle Mills Rebecca Fritz Derrick Lamont McDowell Paula Rae Belgard Kimberly Moore, Alexander Johnathan R. Gage Kelly Renee Mcfarland Alexander Steven Berg Nelson Emily Annette Gibbs James C. McGee Tiffany Bolden- Bright Aikohoshi L. Orozco Angelica Gonzales Joshua Medford Lataveous Louise Braxton LaNee` Janice Prado Maria Victoria Hernandez Glen Meredith Michael Joseph Brown Krista Kay Price Donald Ray Hollins Trisha Morris Dustin Burdeshaw Cassandra Michelle Pritchett Michael James Holloway Jillian E. Morton David Lee Campbell Quiryat J. Quinones Daniel Frederic Horn Mason Myers Austin T. Clark Victoriana Rojas Alejandra N. Jacobo Bryant Gipson Nichols Joe Franklin Colbert Jr. Florentina Saihi Lorena Jacobo Satonya D Norris Simone Nicole Davis Taylor Sears Paula Jimenez, Matthew Nunez Nickole P. Dudley Precious Sharp Chandler Louis Johnston Alfredo Olivas-Lavin Macee Duncan Shelbi A. Sipes Laura Judie Christina Renee Lloyd Shymetrious Tyshay Love Thomas O. Martell Alicia Camille McDaniel Haley Michelle Mills Tracy Lynn Monsivais Halie Karmen Moody Krystina C. Moore Hannah Morton Mikayla Christine Nixon Chukwufumnanya Nwadialo Judith Nwosu Aikohoshi L. Orozco Tierney Reddic Amanda M. Robbins Lynda Seymour Precious Sharp Cherise Nicole Smith Samantha Chanee Snorton Diamond Spencer Jeremy Petteway Swingler Jerrell Delion Sykes Colton Talor Wager Emily Ann Watson Tye David Wilburn Maureen Therese Wilson Tanisha Meilei Wright Jamie Maldonado Gussie Nell Davis’ Memorial oil derrick stand guard in the background as KC students graduate. Kristy Altagracia Young
Alex Bridges and Christina Lloyd get their photo taken to commemorate Llyod’s graduation. David R. Harrison Prudence Omeonga Nyande Wendo Marilyn Yvonne Barnes Carlos Hernandez Christopher Edward Beaty Jessica Parker Erica S. Hill Ladearan G. Beecham Travis Purcell Dana Nicole Holloway Vanessa C. Biggs Jose Enrique Rico April Renee Holmgren Emily Danielle Brister Clayton R. Skinner Derrick Jackson Brandon J. Brookins Diamond Spencer Jonn Burley Jones Derek Brown Jenna Sue Stewart Kayla Jones Kimberly Jeannine Brown Ashley Brooke Towe Mike J. Jones Darin Jay Caffey Jamie Trimble Lakiesha Renée Joseph Kaitlin Camp Miguel Angel Vazquez Javarri Kelly David Lee Campbell Nikki Kay Wallace Kristina Michelle Kent Lakeshia M. Carr Sky Mychal Waller Wayne Kurtz Romel Cawich Raven Faye Wiley Sabino Landaverde DeJuanna O. Charles Ann Elise York Lanetra Pechelle Lawson Cody Lane Cobb Andrew Mitchell Lehman MIldreth S. Colis-Ruiz CERTIFICATE OF Brittany Tyree Lister Brittney Dawn Collins COMPLETION Fernando Lopez Ryan Austin Conway LaShena Abron Ashley Charmain Lovely Tanner David Copeland Albert Allison Adams Hernan Lozano Colton Chancelor Crump Esther Oluwaseun Adeeko Grethel Gemima May Emily Danielle Darmer Elizabeth Juanita Alcantar Stephen M. McCormick Taylor J. Dawson Gabriel Alvarez-Navarro Teresa A. McNew Caitlyn Dees Brandon Armstrong Hermelinda Moore Michael Alden Dorsey Melissa Sauceda Arteaga Jonathan Morey Brandy Sherell Ford Isaac M. Atei Elijah Jacob Morrison Alexus Green Rikki Jo Bailey Brennan Montrel Mumphrey Destiny De’Anne Hammett Alexandria Marie Baker Mason Myers Devin K. Hanssen Caleb Baker Jason Carvell Banne
Taylor Ashton Nixon Judith Nwosu Jamie Lynn Odum Amado N. Orozco David Lyle Owens Jennifer Patterson Angelica Nicole Perez Deidra Ann Pettit Madison Taylor Pierce Khesleigh MicKayla Posey Alberto Ramirez Cassandra Reynaga Tamara Dawn Richardson Undrey Nicole Roberts Yvenske Rushing Heather Salter Caleb Victor Schneider Kimberley Serrano Shelly Small Adam Timothy Smith Desiree Smith Kenneth Spivey Shatori Tennison DAnte Thomas Enrique Valdez William Z. Wells Ryan Wilson Wilcoxson Tina Ann Wilson Ezequiel Ybarra
Fall Graduates ASSOCIATE OF ARTS Judah K. Armour Mattie Kate Auran Elijah Jawon Louis Banks Angel R. Benton Breana Boulanger Jessica Jene’ Boykins Susie Sarai Caballero Isabel Carranza Sara Castillo Cieara M. Crowder Maria I. Davila Madeline Doerr Jacqueline Nicole Duckworth Raquel Estrad Paul Ryan Fitch Kailey Elizabeth Ford Markeshia D. Garner Amanda Zera Chantelle TaSha Garrett Samrawit Gebrehiowt Tristan L. Giddings Kimberley Mae Goodloe-Robinson Brett Marcus Green Brian Grinstead Natalie Gwynn Timothy G. Harvey Cordelia Michelle Havner Miranda Havner Jeri Ann Hein KeAmber Helen Dana Hillin Crystal Hudson Brandon Tremil Jackso Chloe Lynn Jackson LaTonya Jackson Bradyn Jenkins Paula Jimenez Jacob Ethan Johnson Cindy Renee Jones Amie Nicole Jorgenson Jordan J. Ireneanne Kennedy Mackenzie Reed Kilmer Bryanna King Michelle Lyn Langford Lance Lassen Susan Elaine Levy Kimberly Nicole Linton Hunter Lane Lohr Carnesha Manning Denise Azeneth Mata Jeanetta Marie Mayberry Lauren McCormick Jodi A. Mitchell Cesar Olivas Sara Deyanira Ovalle
Elijah Magee Owings MiKayla Briandra Patterson Gabriel Pawlak Bryan Alan Pegues Janay S. Peloquin Samantha Elizabeth Phrumjuntu Chontyana Donunique Polk Melissa Rios Fallon Robertson Hugo L. Rodriguez Victoriana Rojas Destini Alaine Rossum Cesareo D. Salazar Hannah Grace Sanders Danielle Sara Schraer Jamie Maldondo Brian Anthony Scott Nicole Linton beams as she receives her Associate of Arts. Lakisha Shaneil Shaw Kelly Krinshaw Brewer Mary Ellen Harwell Casey Dylan Shelton James Cody Brown Terrolyn Hudson Maya Renee’ Sheppard Melinda Butler Jose Hurley Samantha Kaye Sheridan Isabel Carranza Emily Shae Jordan Tommy Nicholas Simmons Charlotte A. Carver Brandin Kyle Keen Abby Michelle Smith Samantha N. Chaplin Oscar Martin Calvin Lee Smith Chase Clifford Denise Azeneth Mata Joshua Thomas Stauts Kyle Christopher Cotton Alexander Nelson Dominic Jon Taliaferro Cora Countryman Morgan Partin Brooke Victoria Taylor Elizabeth Countryman Rachel Annette Quintanilla Kenneth Wayne Taylor Joseph Craig Jacob Ian Reesor Kayla Marissa Terrazas Shari Darnell Darty Maria Isabel Rodriguez Mendez Torri Nicole Thomas Lanna Lee Davis Wynter Speer Arekia Danyell Thompson Seth Deese Cherryl Joy Mijares Tronzon Ivan De Jesus Torres Luis Gerardo Diaz Sasshey Joann Valdez Cherryl Joy Mijares Tronzon Robert A. Diehl Brittany Jo Williams Sasshey Joann Valdez Emma K. Eishen LaPortia Wilsom Caitlyn VanMeter Chance C. Fogle Lesly Angelica Vega Martinez Phillip Foster ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN Alisa Martin Watkins Seth J. Fulton TEACHING Whitney D. Webb Joshua James George Britttany Nicole Cardwell LaToria Sha’Nae Williams Chelsie Monique Glover Melissa Rios Harrison P. Wise Donneva Gordon Courtney Renee Walsh Madeleine Wisenbaker Joshua Haynes Cameron Edward Jami Lee Hein ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED Jennifer Nicole Yates Eva M. Hernandez Sanchez SCIENCE Indira Zamora Courtney Hoffmann Albert Allison Adams Kristopher Homeniuk Monica Agathiartri ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE Billy Wayne Howell Rachel Iyanu Alexander Autumn Nichole Adkins Brian Kelby Jones Fernanda Almazan Alvarez Gloria Leslie Becerra Jacob Lee Kelly Jamie L. Baber KeUndrea Brantley Ashley Rose Lopez Micheal W. Bailey Kayla Shaqui Brittain Mary A. Mays Zachary Nick Bailey Cristal Chavez Shawndrell Bre An McGhee Bode Sims Barber Jacobie Cleaver Jeffrey P. McKinney Tyler Robert Barry Cieara M. Crowder Maria Berenice Medrano Quon Barryer Amanda Zera Chantelle TaSha Garrett Miki Mukae Brannon Edward Beck Barry Alpha Mamadou Hady Albert Musoga Andrew Mark Bennett David Jordan Hagar Jessica Paige Myers Tesla Nicole Black
Haylee Dawn Nault John David Nolen Bobbie Jean Owens Grafton Page Shasha Marie Pennington Hannah Aleece Michele Peters Michelle Plunk Hailey Price Evan Raduluescu Zachary Reed Yadira Resendiz James E. Richardson Gladis Rodriguez Hayden Jarred Rushing Derrick La’Ray Satterwhite Briana C. Schamber Cheyenne Marie Schneider Alan D. Stokley Joshua Stubblefield Sheldon De’Juan Talley Zackary Thomas Leon Wesley Wafer Jr Jami Warner Terrisha Ke’Andrea Wicks Destin Scott Wilkins Shelly Yoder CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION Rachel Lelia Armitstead
Quon Barryer Brannon Edward Beck Jerrell Bell Nika Bell Marissa A. Berry Tracy Lynn Borden Preston Branch Keyunikia Shante’ Brasher Jessica Marie Breeden Antonio Lejaun Brigham Alvin F. Brown Amee Lynn Brown Samuel A. Brown Michael Anthony Bryson Melinda Butler Ana Yeni Campos Eboni Carlvin Samantha N. Chaplin Crystal Charles Jennifer Clark Joseph Craig Laura J. Deanfeld Rita Renee Dixon David Andrew Dotson Tara Earl Meyika Jonise Waynette Farmer Bliss Fields Sartaria D. Flakes Autumn Foster Seth J. Fulton
The crowd shows excitement as names are called.
Jamie Gates Asheraka George Joshua James George Diana Gonzalez Kristopher J. Hale Nicole Joy Helgeson Mercedes Keonshae Henderson Courtney Hoffmann Kristopher Homeniuk Billy Wayne Howell Jacob D. Hughes Jimmie Ironcloud Chrisan Jackson Jeremy R. Johnson Lakeetha Johnson Chastanekia Jones Curteea Kiana Jones NathanThomas Jones La’Quanda Nicole Linwood Shawndrell Bre An McGhee Jeffrey P. McKinney Ashley McLeod Daphany Miles Blanca L. Mondragon Seth J. Moore Jerilyn Danielle Moore Albert Musoga Jonathon Dwayne Nieto Amber Noman Chris Parrish
Evan Raduluescu Megan Ratcliff Jamie Reed Yodira Resendiz Hayden Jarred Rushing Elizabeth Salazar Madison Brooke Simmons Kierra Sea’mone Smith Jessica Elizabeth Smutz Madison Anne Stanton Matthew Strange Sheldon De’Juan Talley Yulonda Tate Elissa Taylor Lee Shell Thomas Phalisha Nachelle Thomas Ebony Nicole Turks Chelsea Ann Turner Sallyjo Turner Amanda Ullom Denver L. Wallace Nakesa Ware Nykia Diore Washington Delandrea Durrfaith Webster Terrisha Ke’Andrea Wicks Destin Scott Wilkins Nicole Williamson Karina G. Windsor Shelly Yoder
P E O P L E
Board of Trustees Administration
Duane McNaney, vice president Dr. Michael Turpin, vice president of instruction and chief academic officer of finances and chief financial officer
Dr. Brenda Kays, president
Tina Marie Reed
Dr. Julie Fowler, executive dean of KCLongview Becky Johnson, dean of liberal and fine arts Randy Lewellen, dean of business, technology and language development
Louise Wiley, dean of science, math and health sciences Leah Gorman, director of development and executive director of the KC Foundation Tony Johnson, director of human resources
Larry Woodfin, president
James N. Walker, vice president
Karol Pruett, secretary
Dr. Mike Jenkins, vice president of Dr. Stacy Martin, vice president of student development and chief student institutional planning and director of quality enhancement plan affairs officer
Seated (from left): Kimberly Woods, Megan Henry, Justin Witherspoon, Jane Camp Standing: Angelica Gonzalez, Humberto Dela Rosa, Luis Vielma.
From left: Olivia Westmoreland, Meaghan Morton, Tiffany Johnson, Tina Marie Reed.
Seated (from left): Christian Delaney, Isis Martinez, Raashi Kishore, Jamicah Brown, Khaulynee Roberson; Standing (from left): Megan Roberts, Holly Patterson, Lauren Warren.
Seated (from left): Lauren Ligon, Sayaka Komoriya, Sydni Borders; Standing (from left): Gina Banda, Jacob Petty, Kassey McDonald, Gabriela Azios.
Seated (from left): Angel Galvan, Eâ€™lexus Hodge, Carter Lennon, Karen Turner; Standing (from left): Ira Dansby, Susan Hughes, Amanda Lewis.
From left: Christian Delaney, Isis Martinez, Angel Galvan, Olivia Westmoreland.
From left: Kara Sutton, Catherine Camp, Julia Sanchez, Kaylee Kent, Kevin Tomlin, Christian Loyd, Alexis DeGarmo, Richard Webb. Not pictured: Patricia Coleman, Brancha Pegues, Mark Simpson, Lyndey Rushton, Lance Boland and Colton Askew.
Corrosion Technology Instructor
Chris Gore Registrar
Kristi Powers Payroll / Benefits Manager
Dr. Paul Buchanan
Administration Support Specialist
Jessica Carrington with her dog Country Gilmer
Mariana Witt Rio Grande de Sul, Brazil
Eli Nicks Kilgore
Cori Dorsey Henderson
Vanessa Powell Longview
Blaise Wingo Longview
Jacob Dyer Houston
Elizabeth Lumpkin Gladewater
Mariah Childress Longview
Max Cervantes Longview
Richelle Velez Brazoswood
Adan Aguinaga Duncanville
Tara Clayton Henderson 68
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Hunter Ballard Gilmer
Adriana Mosley Lufkin
Amber Williams Kilgore
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Gilberto Cotello Dallas
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Seated (from left): Mary Martin (professional support assistant), Carol Bunch (computer science instructor), Julian Redfearn (management instructor), and Michael Kusheba (computer science instructor); Standing (from left): Ginger Dennis (computer science instructor), John Whitehead (legal assisting instructor), and Chris Reed (OSHA instructor).
From left: Jeanine Tagg (department chair/speech instructor), Ann Gerrity (speech instructor), Micah Goodding (theatre instructor), Matthew Simpson (theatre instructor), Rachel Stallard (journalism instructor/The Flare/The Ranger), Michele Daniels (speech instructor), and Meghan Potter, (theatre instructor/technical supervisor). Not pictured: O. Rufus Lovett (photography instructor/ The Ranger).
From left: Larry Kitchen, Coy Lothrop, Carolyn Fox-Hearne. Seated (from left): Pam Gatton (director), Jennifer Quine (counselor), Hollyann Davis (counselor), and Laura Mulanax (adviser); Standing (from left): Deborah Metcalf (professional support assistant), Kory Kimble (special populations assistant) and Jeanette Miller (adviser). Seated (from left): Lynn McCutchen (department chair/biology instructor), Dorothy Puckett (biology instructor), and Debbie Williams (biology instructor); Standing (from left): William Stowe (biology instructor), Jesse James (biology instructor), Katie Manrriquez (biology lab manager), Leon Wooten (biology instructor), and Jennifer Hudnall (biology instructor).
Seated (from left): Karen Dulweber (reading instructor), Heather Fitch (English instructor) and Michelle Wilder (English instructor); Standing (from left): Michelle Sullivan (English/Developmental English instructor), Tina Luther (ESOL instructor), Karen Johnson (reading instructor), Ingo Stoehr (English instructor), Jason Graves (department chair, English), Wade Skinner (English instructor) and Gus Lafosse (English instructor).
Seated (from left): Ronda Ferguson (executive assistant), Dr. Staci Martin (vice president of institutional planning), and Jane Lewis (institutional research analyst); Standing: Fred Peters (grants writer).
Seated (from left): Rick Moser (government instructor), Robert Butts (history/government instructor), Preston Lewis (history/government instructor), Donny Seals (department chair/history instructor), and Martha Deen (psychology instructor); Standing (from left): Derek Hunter (government instructor), John Raulston (government instructor), Jeff Stanglin (government instructor), Rob Williams (psychology instructor), Paul Wills (psychology instructor), Sarah Albertson (history instructor), Katie Chase (government instructor), and Roland Blasini (government instructor).
Seated (from left): Susan Wilson (public services librarian), Gail Cerliano (support specialist), and Tashauna Morris (Bone Learning Center coordinator); Standing: Tony Addie (support specialist) and Melanie Magness (technical services coordinator); Not pictured: Kathy Fair (director- Randolph C. Watson Library) and Susan Black (public services librarian).
Seated (from left): Brandon Belken (automotive technology instructor), Josh Bernethy (welding instructor), Karen Dilday (drafting instructor), Dewey Greer (process tech instructor), Cody Edwards (welding instructor), and Renee Golden (support specialist); Standing (from left): Tracy Atkins (process tech instructor), Joshua Stapp (instrumentation and electrical technology instructor), Joel Laws (auto body tech instructor), Dâ€™Wayne Shaw (department chair/ automotive tech instructor), Bobby Key (process technology instructor), Dane Deen (corrosion technology instructor), and Bonnie Burgess (corrosion technology instructor).
Seated (from left): Mary Kates (math lab coordinator), Paige Wood (math instructor), Joseph Kirchhoff (physics instructor), and Elizabeth Johnson (math instructor); Standing (from left): Matt Wickes (math instructor), Dann McDonald (math instructor), Nate Whitten (math instructor), Susan Yellott (math instructor), and Sarah Booker (math instructor).
Seated (from left): Dayna Davidson (program director/Associate Degree Nursing instructor), Starla Lumpkin (skills lab), Mariane Hastie (ADN instructor), and Kathy Stone (support specialist); Standing (from left): Julie Blundell (ADN instructor), Terri Peerenboom (ADN instructor), Jackie Hobbs (ADN instructor) , Tracy Hicks (ADN instructor), Krystal Bridwell (ADN instructor), Janette Karling (ADN instructor), Dawn Bahr, and Kevin Powers (computer lab).
Seated (from left): Dr. Jim Taylor (chorale director), Melanie Sullivan (music instructor), Laura Langham (adjunct music instructor), and Renee Golden (support specialist); Standing (from left): Kevin Kelley (music instructor), Glenn Wells (Ranger Band director), Dr. Mary Heiden (department chair), and Angela Aulds (dance instructor).
From left: Dan Reigstad, Cindy Thurman, Mike Augustine, Jaime Council, Joe Cassin, Grace Kennedy, Cliff King. Sitting, from left: Trey Hattaway (marketing director), Shalie Day (Nolen Street hall coordinator), Judy DeRouen (support specialist to marketing), and Barbara Prater (support specialist to vice-president of student development); Standing, from left: Mike Ford (print shop supervisor), Dr. Mike Jenkins (vice-president of student development), Chris Craddock (public and sports information), Ashley Benningfield (support specialist to residence life), Jamie Maldonado (graphic designer/campus photographer), and Manny Almanza (marketing).
Seated (from left): Bindy Tice (TRIO director), Kasey Nisbett (learning specialist), and Gail Jackson (professional support assistant of student development); Standing (from left): Lakendra Woods (Upward Bound project adviser), Heidi Everett (learning specialist), and Jude Dubois (Upward Bound).
Seated (from left): Carla Gleaton (department chair/physical therapist assistant instructor), Paula Carter (program director/ surgical technology instructor), and Ursula Dyer (program director/ radiologic technology instructor); Back row (from left): Kristi Kleinig (physical therapist assistant instructor), Kristan Propes, (support specialist), and Nancy Lamouroux (radiologic technology instructor).
Front Row (from left): Ebony Dennis (instructional student support), Lillian Jackson (cosmetology instructor), Betsy Rodriguez (adult education and literacy administrative assistant), Linda Moody (cosmetology instructor), Wesley Brasher (cosmetology instructor) Ginny Smith (cosmetology receptionist); Back Row: Cynthia Withers (English as a Second Language), Charmyn Tumey (adult education and literacy lead instructor), Patricia Stevenson (adult education and literacy/ TANF coordinator), Mary Hawley (adult education and literacy educational assistant), Glenda Ford (cosmetology instructor), Bobbie McGee-Benson (adult education and literacy program director), Vicki Sexton (general education director) and Dorris Baker (adult education and literacy counselor).
From left: Tim Bright (air conditioning/refrigeration instructor), Traci Thompson (office professional instructor), Sheri Burlingame (office professional instructor), Molly Reavis (program director/office professional instructor).
Front Row (from left): Joyce Sperlich (program director/ cosmetology instructor), Jody Bush (industrial maintenance instructor), Evelyn Sparks (EMSP support specialist); Back row (from left): Melissa Dobbs (counselor), Scott Rice (EMSP instructor), Ruthie Benson (counter specialist), Diane Perkins (continuing education administrative assistant), Kelly Kaemmerling (technology departments director), Monica Brock (EMSP clinical coordinnator), Rhonda Ellington (computer/media tech), Eddie Bernaldez (EMSP director), Mike Smith (EMSP instructor).
From left: Angela Starling (communication specialist), Michaelle Green (vocational nursing instructor), Candice Dotson (vocational nursing instructor), Toledo Montgomery (vocational nursing instructor), Adrienne Jackson (health occupation specialist), Kay Hawthorne (vocational nursing instructor), Deborah Miller (vocational nurse instructor), David Belanger (culinary arts instructor), Kat Jackson (culinary arts instructor).
A C A D E M I C S
Excellence in Teaching
Jennifer Hudnall Biology Instructor
Department Chair/Biology Instructor
Dr. Paul Buchanan Piper Award nominee Geology Instructor
The Piper Professor Award recognizes professors for outstanding academic, scientific, and scholarly achievement and for dedication to the teaching profession. These awards are intended to provide increased recognition of teaching excellence, although the Foundationâ€™s Selection Committee also considers research, publication, and related activity.
Left: Eugene, played by Hunter Ballard, narrates his family’s awkward and stressful dinner. Bottom Left: Sera Allen, playing Anne Sullivan, grabs Madison Gable, playing Helen Keller, while she destroys the dining table after dinner. Bottom Middle: James Helpenstill holds onto Hannah Sanders during the murder mystery, “Mousetrap.” Bottom Right: Raymond Robinson, playing a mechanic in “Middletown,” struggles with addiction in the play.
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Occupational Education Center: Brandon Belkin (instructor) demonstrates to Luis Vielma (freshman) and Magdaleno Mancilla Jr. (freshman) how to change out CV axels in a car. Left: Freshmen Esthetician students, Shonda Hortman, Hallsville, and Merceades Maston, Allen, learn by experience, performing and accepting facial treatments.
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Left: Graduating seniors Bryan McLaughlin, Shiloh Edwards, T i f f a n y Etheridge, and Jenna Forbes start prep for CPR.
Above: Roger Drain, Avinger freshman, study refrigeration at the KC-Longview campus. Right: Jose Deleon, freshman uses a cutting torch to make a precision cut.
Liberal Arts / Fine Arts
Math / Science Left (from left): Katie Manrriquez, biology lab manager, helps work study student Lauren White in the Biology Lab. Left (from left): George Robinson, Longview sophomore, Gerry Juarez, Longview sophomore, April Palmer Julesburg, Colorado sophomore, Morgan Covin, New Diana sophomore, group up to study in the lab.
Right: Linda Allen, Longview sophomore, listens to Larry Kitchen as he demonstrates a tessellation.
Left: Laird Hill sophomore Steven Stroman and Kilgore dual credit student Grace Harding work on their statistics worksheets as their instructor, Ann Thrower observes.
Above: Drawing students work diligently to finish in time for the next project. Right: Sophomore, Marion Mumphrey demonstrates how to make a salad by chopping tomatoes during her speech.
Cosmetology Left: Mercedes Maston, Allen freshman, massages the arm of her classmate, Shonda Hortman, Hallsville freshman, to work toward being estheticians. Below: Sophomores Ebonique Mapps, applies makeup on fellow student Holli Sheppard while Skyla Martinez curls her hair during class.
Front Row (from left): Vickie Pascual, Peyton Glaspie, Shawnna Brutchin, Ebonique Mapps, Jordon Medford, Delia Valdez, Jessica Hill, and Demi Hunt; Back Row (from left): Christina Woodard, Jazmine Prosise, Haley Lockhart, Kimberley Powell, Teresa Leos, Tara Welling, Whitney Calico, Holli Jackson, Tanya Santiago, Kiara Wells, Kristina Beason, Breanna Keen, Stephanie Warren, Allissah Mayes, Cheyenne Bolden, and Julisa Alcala.
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Front Row (from left): Yulonda Tate, Christian Copeland, Daphany Miles, Julia Sanchez, Amanda Ullom, Jerilyn Moore, Blanca Mondragon, and Ruthie Bradley; Back Row (from left): SallyJo Turner, Delandrea Webster, Vanity Noel, April Byrum, Marissa Berry, Rachel Armitstead, Madison Simmons, Mercedies Henderson, Megan Ratcliff, Skyla Martinez, Karlie Cochran, Jamie Reed, Estrella Arroyo, Ana Campos, and Cyleigh Parker.
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Front Row (from left): Kristin Haubruge (Nail Tech Instructor), Merceades Maston, Kirston Oglesby, Macie Maglaris, Briana Smith, Allison Boswell, Emily Gage, and Kaitlynn Lavender; Back Row (from left): Joyce Sperlich (Facial Instructor), Vicky Himel, Kaylee Kent, Shonda Hortman, Sherry Hester, Gabriela Jones, Shirley King, and Carressa Williams.
Front Row (from left): Tracy Borden, Michael Bryson, Catherine Camp, Sheri Burlingame, Traci Thompson, Molly Reavis, Candace Perdue, Karina Windsor, Beverly Taylor, Tia Williams; Back Row (from left): Jenae Baggett, Maria De La Luz Perez, Angela Shelton, Tara Earl, Joshua Thompson, Mary Ann Chambers, Am’bria McGee, Latoya King, Brittany Pruitt, Jasmine Sanders, Jessica Click, Danesha Butler, LaTureena Bryson, Odalys Gallegos, Samantha Tudor, Mo’Neshia Jones.
Front Row (from left): Lakeith Johnson, Juan Colis, Dariels Eders, Quinton Stoker, LaMarvo Ashton, Adam Powell, Hayden Zuniqa, Jesse Hughes; Back Row (from left): Richard Webb, Justin Boggus, Michael Chubb, Wayne O’Neal, Chance Lewis, Coby Thomas, Anthony Boykin, Jacob Dean, Henry Workman, Bradon Davos, Justin Petit, Kenneth Plolk, Edwardo Bargas-Valverde, Brandon Marin, Erick Castelon, Lars Martinez, Jose Chico.
Front Row (from left): Levi Cherry, Andrues McEntire Jr, Thomas Christie, Paul Davis, Kenzy Craig, Joshua Smith, Ethan Tillery, Justin Nicholson, Christian Loyd and Corderius Head; Back Row: (from left) Kelly Kaemmerling (instructor), Jesus Martinez Jr, Kendric Frazier, Brian Montgomery, Joshua Sonier, Greggory Lebus, Jonathan Morey, Frankie D Skinner, Kyle Hollenbeck, Derrick Jackson, David Marek, Damian Lozano, Dylan Steiniger, Colten Woodfin, Michael Reaves, Austin Gutierrez, James Blalock, Thomas White, Cody Stringfellow, Robert Smithson and Jody Bush (instructor). Front Row (from left): Troy Reed, Matthew Sullivan, Casey Brown, Lane Summerfield, Hunter Benson, David Toliver, Chicko Ray and Roger Draine; Back Row (from left): Shacori Coleman, Billy Morrow, Sean Baker, Kevin Tomlin, Melvin Stephens, Bobby Collins, Tim Bright (Instructor), Frank Moore and Jesus Estrella.
Junior LVN Left: Natalie Woods, Gilmer junior, Amber L a w s o n , Hallsville junior and Carnecia Allen, M a r s h a l l senior, practice checking patients in preparation of clinicals at the KC Longview campus. Front Row (from left): Ysenia Moreno, Breia Manning, Ana Melara, Ashley Derdy, Lauren Jones, Michelle Lavender, Angela Anthony, Jerica Roquemore, Brittany Willis, Savannah Bryant and La Tonya Polk; Second Row (fom left): Sierra Jones, Carissa Poole, Danielle Johnston, Copper Burrow, Kerri Holland, Marissa Vasquez, Kymiah Carter, Erica Smithers, Enchante Nicholson, Dakeidra Choice, Antonio Henderson, Katisha Smith-Cyrus, Amy Payne, Kara Sutton, Olivia Kimwomi, Elizabeth Jemison, Amber Lawson, Britney Proffitt, Erin McElhaney, Catrice Boyd, Alexander Barroga, Mickayla Contreras, Iesha Cox and Ashley McMillan.
Right: Lauren Jones, Henderson junior, and Corey Tippa, Longview junior, check the mouth of a dummy at the KC Longview campus.
Front Row (from left): Eboni Carlvin, Kierra Smith, Elissa Taylor, Curteea Jones, Ashley McLeod, Laquanda Linwood, Diana Gonzalez, Lashondra Green, Lakeetha Johnson, Lillian Guterrez, and Rita Dixon; Second Row (from left): Amee Brown, Jessica Breeden, Asheraka George, Antonio Brigham, Sataria Flakes, Keyunikia Brasher, Shanondra Martin, Jerrell Bell, Seth Moore, Chrisan Jackson, Chastanekia Jones, Whitney Rockmore, Kendra Ponton, Preston Branch, Kristopher Hale, Jessica Smutz, Misty Murray, and Jeremy Johnson.
Front Row (from left): Garrett Wood, Allie McDonald, Jasmine Sanders, Latasha Hill, Katiland Gray, Donna Washington, Madelynn Landreneaux, Elisa Rodriguez; Second Row (from left): Mathis Hamilton, Blake Freeman, Ryan Smith, Parker Watson, Trey Anderson, Jacob Maxwell, Brannon Petrick, Julio Cruz and Jose Cadenas.
From left: Christopher Turney, Samuel Morton, Matthew McKeethan, Graeme Wolf, Jonathan Mize and Josh Flannagan.
Emergency Medical Technician students learn first aid skills.
From left: Zachary Smith, Seth Thomas, Leonardo Cabrera, Trevor Martin, Donald Holder, Adam Cartwright, Samitha Woods, Bailey Halsell, Michael Maglott, Tiffany McKittrick and Vyctorriya Anthony. Photographs by Diana Castillo
Front Row (from left): Hannah Lloyd, Dominique Rasberry, Cherise Smith, Amanda Melton, Maggie Cotton, and Bethany Sonmor; Second Row (from left): Ursula Dyer (Instructor & Co-Sponsor), Gina Banda, Emilee Whatley, Becky Bell, Bianca Venoy, Sarah Jones, Taylor Thomas, Valerie Suriano, Nancy Lamouroux (Instructor & Co-Sponsor), Margie McAnear, and Lori Rodriguez; Third Row (from left): Perla Reyes, Shelby Crittenden, Candice Meadows, Sarah Popham, Anjali Bajracharya, Glenda Reese, Stacie Ethridge, and Lisa Colston (Lab Assistant); Back Row (from left): Locki Bell Alicia Payne, Alicia Rai, Jayden Oden, Troy Townsend, Joseph Maberry, Aaron Key, Brian Mims, Tyler Davis, and Preston Evans. Not Picture: Dawn Hammers, Ken Anderson and Janet Stynes.
Front Row (from left): Erica Lusk, Haley Mills, Rosalinda Campozano-Solis, and Camille Broyles; Second Row (from left): Taylor Redmon, Cristina Juarez, Tana Dukes, LeeAnn Coons, and Paula Carter (Program Director/Instructor); Back Row (from left): Holly Padron and Angel Galvan.
Nursing Level 1
Front row: April Reed, Alicia Clark, Gloria Becerra, Jane Melendez, Yeimi Huerta, Victoria Torres, Brandi Riddle, Alan Alvarado; Second row: Holly Woodmansee, Samantha Carlson, Righley Thomas, Brianna Johnson, Kayln McMillan, Stephanie Bechtold, Oluwatoyin Odeniyi, Adela Gonzalez, Kayla White, Kasey White, Marta Guillen, William Amway, Heather Elmore, Esequiel Valadaz; Back row: Mary Harwell, Robin Reinhart, Rebecca Ottens, Colby Phillips, Olivia Tave, Angela Jacquez, Tekelia Jimmerson, Christopher Green Jr., William Amway, Heather Elmore, Esequiel Valadez.
Nursing Level 2
Front row: Araseli Perez, Marilyn Alvarado, Laronda Pharris, Jami Rice, Samantha Snorton, Kathy Bowman, Lakeisha Repress, Casey Collins, Reynaldo Lazarin, Takiah Washington, Robert Mackey, Casey Botter, Ashlen Marshall, Lacey Whitcomb, Jessica Hurst; Second row: Hannah Avila, Erin Meraz (Hamilton), Jamie McMillin, Hannah Allison, Kaitlyn Arthur, Brenda Smith, Cassandra Mandry, Marion Henry, Megan Henry, Monika Hill, Hellen Nyambane, Krystle Fountain, Cristal Zuniga; Back row: Dora Morales, Seth Whiteley, Bianca Salazar, Adam Witcher, Nikamiah Lewis, Britnee Sims, Lisa Pickle, Gloria Bazaldua, Jasmine Roney, Krista Chandler, Jean Gaines, Samantha Key, Emily Lloyd, David Davis, Jacky Wheeler, Heather Dean, Rebecca Vaughn-McAlister, Mackenzie Campbell, Brittany Rodriguez, Christopher Loftis, Callie Saxton, Hali Harris, Ashlee Green, Mark Jones, Rikki Glezen.
Front Row: Marilyn Alvarado, Casey Collins, Kaitlyn Arthur, Victoria Torres, Hellen Nyambane, Jessica Hurst, Cristal Zuniga, Hali Harris, Alicia Clark, Samantha Carlson, Holly Woodmansee, Kayln McMillan, Gloria Becerra, Stephanie Bechtold, Brianna Johnson, Jane Melendez, Erin Meraz (Hamilton), Britnee Sims, Reynaldo Lazarin, Gloria Bazaldua, Jamie McMillin, Megan Henry, Monika Hill, Krystle Fountain, Krista Chandler; Back Row: William Amway, Robin Reinhart, Brandi Riddle, Seth Whiteley, Rebecca Ottens, Oluwatoyin Odeniyi, Lisa Pickle, Mary Harwell, David Davis, Rebecca Vaughn-McAlister, Jean Gaines, Emily Lloyd, Angela Jacquez, Heather Elmore, Araseli Perez, Esequiel Valadaz.
Above: Callie Saxton, Longview sophomore and Krystle Fountain, Winona sophomore, check the correct dosage of pain medication.
Left: Callie Saxton, Longview sophomore, checks her patientâ€™s respiratory rate before administering medication.
Left: Chris Carrel, Maggy Lee and Jamie Schmitz each take turns going through various methods in the proper care and handling of their patients. Below: Students gather to evaluate the different tools, such as crutches and walkers, they will need in order to better care for their patients. Timothy Stuckey
Front Row (from left): Heather Swingler, Sarah Jalomo, Alyson Herberger (Sec/Treas), Alexis DeGarmo (AMBUCs liaison), Lacy Swoape, Jordan Bullard, Karley Ritchie, and Miriah Humphreys; Second Row (from left): Chris Carrell, Lindsay Williams, Ashley Davis (Sec/Treas), Sara Whitehead (President), Viviana Cruz, Jessica Currie, Sarah Lewis, Kristi Kleinig (Faculty Sponsor), Victoria Gallegos (Historian), and Mandy McFall; Third Row (from left): Scott Walton, Jasmine Roberson, Jamie Schmitz, Maggy Martin, Morgan McDonald (Historian), and Latorie Jones; Back Row (from left): Carla Gleaton (Faculty Sponsor), Heather Tolar, Megan Lohr, Kathryn Jones, Samuel Patterson, Andilyn Keys, Lance Fields, and Melissa Lee (Vice-President).
Far Left: Tytus Griego of Henderson works in the kitchen as a KC Culinary Arts student. Left: Kimberly Wood preps food to be cooked. Cheyanne Huntsman
Front Row (from left): Yon Jin Chung (Melody), Breanne Gray, Edith Sturkie, Lizzbeth Ferguson, Sheila Williams, Charina Mosley, Shamanthia Taylor-Hughes, Diamond Ch hun, and Grace Araiza; Second Row (from left): Hannah Steph, Brianna Poole, A.J. Phentes, Patricia Fields, Vanessa Powell, Jessica Lacy, Summer Spraggins, and Phillip Neher; Third Row (from left): Shaderon Slaughter, Jacob Flores, Hayden Wolf, Darcey Nix, Katelyn Clements, R. J. Allen, and Ronald Portley.
Right: First year students Dae Dae Slaughter, Kilgore, Shamanthia Hughes, Longview, Randi Allen, White Oak, Kate Clements, Longview, watching a demo of carmelizing creme brule.
Front Row (from left): Kat Jackson, Carla Martin, Darren Crain, Samatha Mathias, and Jarvis Rutherford; Second Row (from left): Bryan Bingham, Tina Wilson-Pullum, Taylor Johnson, Johnny Martin, Kimberly Wood, Brian Price, John Allred, Tytus Griego, and Shamocka Green.
Above: Electric Power Technology students await the Lineman Rodeo demonstration followed by their spring graduation. Left: Bret Hoover, from Farmersville, watches the other linemen as they demonstrate the important skills needed to do the job safely. Bottom Left: Voted “Most Supportive” by his classmates, Troy Morris, Jr., from Pittsburg, speaks to the judges after finishing his lineman demonstrations. Bottom Right: Shiloh Crouch loosens a dummy from the harness to bring him down safely during a “hurt-man rescue.”
Photographs by Tina Marie Reed
Gabriel Powell, 2016 KCEPT graduate, “posts the colors” and removes his hat as “The Star Spangled Banner” is played at the Lineman Rodeo.
Above: Ryan Chegwidden and Mark Wright advance on the fire to put it out. Right: Justin Antoine checks to make sure the hose is working properly before entering the building.
Whitney Howell and Cornelius Redwine shoot live rounds on the firing range.
Below:Terry Richardson (A&M Forest Service) talks to the Fire Academy Cadets about how to dig a trench to prevent a forest fire from spreading.
Left: Everett Hurst and Jacob Samford lead the line in shooting live rounds on the range.
Photographs by: Elizabeth Lumpkin
Photograph by Tiffany Johnson
Total: 5,886 Males: 2,543 Females: 3,343 Residents: Texas: 5,726
Out of State/ International: 160
Fall 2016 Ages:
Traditional 22 & under 3,997 Non-Traditional 23 & older 1,889
Ethnicity: Multi-Racial: 198 White: 3,066 Black: 1,276 Hispanic: 1,104 Asian: 68 American Indian/Alaskan Only: 28 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1 Unknown/Not Reported: 145
Total: 5,345 Males: 2,241 Females: 3,104 Residents: Texas: 5,198 Out of State/ International: 147
Spring 2017 Ages:
Traditional 22 & under 3,539 Non-Traditional 23 & older 1,806
Ethnicity: Multi-Racial: 167 White: 2,772 Black: 1,117 Hispanic: 1,000 Asian: 22 American Indian/Alaskan Only: 71 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1 Unknown/Not Reported: 195
S P O R T S
Left: Kyle McBride, Dayton freshman, takes a hit for KC against the Navarro Bulldogs.
Below: A Ranger runningback scans the defense as he gains yards by cutting up the middle of the field.
The KC Rangers huddle together following a football game.
Left: Tyreik Gray, Houston freshman, receives a hand-off from quarterback Chandler Eiland.
Right: Quarterback, Chandler Eiland, Canton freshman, supermans over a pile of Trinity Valley defenders for a touchdown at a pivotal moment. Richard Nguyen
Ranger Football Left: Byron Proctor, San Antonio sophomore, celebrates a gamechanging touchdown for KC against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College. Below: Fans celebrate KCâ€™s touchdown during the first quarter.
Quarterback Chandler Eiland, Canton freshman, throws a pass to an open teammate.
Left: Tailback, M a r q u i s Broussard, charges through the middle of the action. runs the ball for a gain in yards.
Left: Marquis Broussard, Edna freshman runs the ball for KC.
Cameron Fisher, Bay City sophomore, celebrates as he crosses the goal line to make a touchdown.
Rangers work as a unit to bring down a lion in the Mississippi Bowl game held Dec. 4 in Perkinston, Miss.
Joe Lewis, Aldine sophomore, makes an impressive leap to intercept the ball from East Mississippi Community College Lions.
Photographs by Richard Nguyen
Righ: Cam M a r t i n , Dickinson sophomore, scans the field for the proper opening to pass.
Left: Byron Proctor, San Antonio sophomore, tackles a runner full force in an effort to break the lions momentum.
Men’s Basketball Left: CB Diallo, Senegal, Africa sophomore, charges the lne against a defender. Bottom Left: Tre Evans, freshman, fights for his lay-up against the Blinn Buccaneers. Below: Chad Bowie, Missouri City freshman, leaps into the air adding to the scoreboard.
Front Row (from left): Xavier Lewis, Ndene Gueye, Radwan Bakkali, Samory Gueye, Chiekh Fall; Back Row: Matthew Wilson, (assistant coach), Gabe Palmquist-Clark (assistant coach), Chad Bowie, Jamar Sandifer, Davon Newton, Chiekh “CB” Diallo, Tre Evans, Trez O’Quinn, and Brian Hoberecht (head coach).
Top: Jamar Sandifer shoots over the heads of Coastal Bend Cougars during a home game. Left: Ndene Gueye sophomore from Senegal, Africa, makes a hookshot, towering over defenders.
Men’s Basketball Left: Davon Newton, Garner, North Carolina freshman, slam dunks the ball during a home game against Bossier Parish. Bottom: Head Coach Brian Hoberecht studies the action during KC’s road game against Trinity Valley Community College.
Center left: Ndene Gueye, Senegal, Africa sophomore, scores a decisive dunk against the Paris College Dragons. Left: Trez O’Quinn, Longview sophomore, goes up for two points in an essential grudge match to keep the Rangers’ play-off hopes alive.
Chad Bowie, Missouri City freshman, flies by a Navarro defender, for an easy bucket.
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Left: Coach Anna Nimz instructs Lyrik Williams (4) while Alexus Moore (23) and Da’Jah Thompson (12) study the clock during the last regular season game at Trinity Valley Community College. Tiffany Johnson
Lady Rangers: Front row, from left: Mariana Witt, Alicia Mardis, Hennessey Handy, Richelle Velez, Da’Jah Thompson, Zoe O’Steen, Ayanna Palmer, Tori Thompson; back row: Mike Brown (assistant coach), Bronshe, Z, Montana Harrison (student assistant coach), Mariah Childress, Trinity Tullis, Jade Thurmon, Kristina Lindsey, Courtney Parramore, Danielle Meador, Lyrik Williams and Alexus Moore, Pria, T, and Anna Nimz (head coach).
Top: Danielle Meador, Corpus Christi freshman, blows past a Panola College defender during the 2017 NJCAA playoff tournament held at Jacksonville College.
Right: Jade Thurmon, Ferris freshman, floats up an easy lay-up against Louisiana College in a Saturday afternoon game.
Left: Lyrik Williams passes the ball to an open teammate during the college’s Cancer Awareness Game. The Lady Rangers beat Louisiana College’s JV 99-43, but more importantly, raised $1,062 to donate to cancer research. Kiana Rose
Womenâ€™s Basketball Left: Mariana Witt dives across the lane for a pass from a teammate. Below: Richelle Velez springs for a lay-up against a Panola defender.
Left: Lyrik Williams releases a 3-pointer over an outstretched defender. Below: Danielle Meador springs up for a shot over a defender.
Jade Thurmon, Ferris freshman, blows by two Trinity Valley Lady Cardinals.
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Womenâ€™s Basketball Tournament
Photographs by Tiffany Johnson
Right: Lady R a n g e r s celebrate after a landmark victory.
Right: Jade Thurmon, F e r r i s freshman, fights through Panola defense to gain two points.
Above: Reaching for the hoop, Richelle Velez takes the shot.
The Lady Rangers celebrate a 64-56 victory over San Jacinto which sent the Lady Rangers to the final bracket game against Trinity Valley.
Danielle Meador, Corpus Christi freshman, goes in for a lay-up.
Richelle Velez, Brazoswood freshman, leaves the court.
KC fans show their support for the Lady Rangers following a tough loss to TVCC.
Coach Anna Nimz receives a supportive hug from fan and KC employee Judy DeRouen.
Daâ€™Jah Thompson makes a jump shot to add points on the board.
Cailon Palmer, Kilgore freshmen, slides on base before a defender is able to tag her out.
Front Row (from left): Sarah Valdez, Avery Hooks, Jo Rivera, Manda Wilmoth, Kristen Terry, Lashanda Jones, Katy Worrell, Cailon Palmer, Shelby Edwards, Cheyanne Phillips, Hannah Carpenter; Back Row (from left): Leslie Messina (Head Coach), Shalie Day (Assistant Coach), Taylor Christopher, Amber Williams, Kaylie Bush, Laci Hambalek, Adriana Mosley, Brianna Davis, Kaitlyn Stebelton, Trish Robinson (Assistant Coach), Braden Barns (Manager).
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Above: Jo Rivera, Richmond sophomore, slides in safe during the first game of the season against Crowder. Left: Ranger pitcher Renee Jones, Houston freshmen, throws against Trinity Valley. Right: Kaitlyn Stebelton, C r o s b y freshmen, slides into third for a safe call.
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Taylor Christopher, Garrison freshmen, connects with the ball to bring in base runners and adds points to the scoreboard.
Shelby Edwards from Georgetown catches a pop-fly for the out.
Right: Laci Hambalek, West Columbia freshmen, hits a 3-run homerun against Trinity Valley during the first game of the spring season.
Photographs by Tina Marie Reed
Rangers Softball Final
Laci Hambalek swings in an attempt to send the ball flying while Cailon Palmer waits patiently on deck.
Ranger Softball advanced for the first time to the Region XIV tournament. The Rangers started the tournament against Blinn College falling 6-0. This sent the Rangers into the bottom of the bracket to play KCâ€™s rivals Tyler Junior College. After a slow start the Rangers were unable to regain control and suffered a season-ending 13-3 loss to the Tyler Junior College Apaches, in Lufkin. Photographs by Tina Marie Reed
Above: Manda Wilmoth slides into the base while attempting to avoid the defensive player. Right: Catcher, Laci Hambalek, grasps the ball for a complete strike.
Katy Worrell winds up for a pitch to strike out an Apache.
The Rangers embrace after being faced with a loss at the Region XIV Tournament at Angelina College.
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Running Backs/Tight Ends
J.J. Eckert Head Coach
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Student Assistant Coach
Trish Robinson Assistant Coach
Photographs by Grant Worley
Leslie Messina Head Coach
O R G A N I Z A T I O N S
Resident Assistants Women
Resident Assistants Men
From left: Tommy Simmons, Mastor Bellamy, Josh Bolfing, Joe Lewis, Sy Humphrey and Jacob Snell. From left: Madison Darwish, Laura Garcia, Estefani Figueroa and Daâ€™Jah Thompson.
From Left: Kiana Rose, Diana Castillo, Tina Marie Reed, Kyleen Hunter, Elijah Banks, Elizabeth Lumpkin, Hailey Pennington, Baylor Roberson, Sam Rodriguez, Kayla Terrazas, Timothy Stuckey, Cheyanne Huntsman.
Flare Yearbook From Left: Rachel Stallard, instructor, Lonnie Ross, T i f f a n y Johnson, Tina Marie Reed.
From Left: Elijah Banks, Daâ€™Jah Thompson, Yasmine Wilson, Gabriel Wade, Yosef Ibitayo, Allison Taliaferro, Cam Williams, Kaitlin Mitchell, Meaghan Morton.
Spring From Left: Seated: Yosef Ibitayo, Sarah Redford, Lisa Harris, Timothy Stuckey, Kaitlin Mitchell, Allison Taliaferro, Max Cervantes. Standing: Hailey Pennington, Cheyanne Huntsman, Meaghan Morton, Daâ€™Jah Thompson, and Rachel Stallard (adviser).
Front Row(from left): Vicktoria Mayo, Joshua Wyscarver, Tara Clayton, Chelsea Turner, Lisa Parks, Decameron Colbert, and Eva Arzate; Back Row (from left): Ashley Lopez, Afton McGee, Crystal Donovan, Chris Reed, Eltarrius Cannon, Petar Badzic, and Lane Youngblood; Third Row (from left): Kris Creed, Bobby West and Christopher Hood.
Front Row (from left): Alberto Hinojosa, Juan Hernandez, Jeremy Roverson, Trevon Earls, Robert Diosolado, Bronte Edler, Humberto De la Rosa; Second Row (from left): Brandon Belken, Dâ€™Wayne Shaw Instructor, Travon Williams, Luis Vielmn, Aaron Carreon, James Aycock, Jarod Osunlt, Blake Hooten, Billy Lumpkin, Allen Shaw, Magdaleno Mancilla, Mannel Esquivel, Ken Washburn, Deborah Young, Aaron Mitchell, Lance Daniel, Braden Davis, Joel Laws, Nicholas Flippo, Mickey Nolen; Third Row (from left): Christian Nunez, Able Hernandez, Luke Rowe, Braydon Anderson, Ross Jackson, Kal Metcalf, Zachary Dent, James Harris.
Front Row (from left): Angelica Canchola, Gerardo Landaverde, Miki Mukae, Jami Hein, Kirsten Morris, and Kearia Wilson; Second Row: (from left) Kenneth Rhodes, Julian Redfearn (instructor), Chad Davis, Alisha Jackson, Sherri Jobeth Hicks, Joshua Parks, Brannon Beck, Juan Ramirez, and Khaulynee Roberson.
From left: Dane Deen (instructor), Isaiah Ponce, Robert Ham, Bonnie Burgess (instructor/adviser), Andrew Barton, Jeanette Plum, Sean Maples, Konner Cook, Kollin Cook, Jonnie Allen.
Front Row (from left): Tyler Baker, Christopher Reed (instructor), Tara Clayton, Christopher Hood, Eva Arzate; Second Row (from left): Vivian Bailey, Everett Fears, Dustin Driver, Chloe Jackson, Kristan Noelke, Jordan Hodge, Pecamerun Colber, Eltarrius Cannon; Third Row (from left): Michael Suddeth, Petar Badzic, Patrick Tillison, Joshua Wyscarver, Travis Prater, Buddy West.
Front Row (from left): Sydni Borders, Ian Kirkpatrick, Kami Pack, Adan Aguinaga, Toby Palmer, Leslie Becerra, Nick Gaviria, Elvira Gallardo, Tyreick Lewis, Stephanie Bassett.
Front Row (from left): Luis Hernandez, Daniel DeGrasse, Kami Pack, James Helpenstill, Sydni Borders, Austin Freidline, Macy McAnally, Aiko (Hoshi) Orozco, Noor Faisal, Sean Maples, Savannah Gadberry, Christie Fergerson, Anthony Stewart.
Left: Students combine their talents to create a moving harmony, Bottom Left: Dr. Mary Heiden, leads the symphony as conductor. Front Row (from left): Taylor Radford, Summer Roberts, Keila Reyes, Macy Templeman, Rachel Thames, Kaelin Roy, Anna Machen, Lauren Brown, Fanci Quinn, Stephanie Moak; Second Row (from left): Jenna Mortensen, Graycen Midler-Chine, Chatrea Blackmon, Tori Gannon, Makayla Means, Emilee Harris, Olivia Blocker, Morgan Kelley, Andrea Ware; Third Row (from left) Jim Taylor (director), Jacob Cartwright, Lisa Parks, Austin Freidline, Zack Hinson, Brandon Hence, John Morris, Tyran Jones, Joshua Blalock, Shauntrell Johnson, Mariah Childress, Gloria DuBose and Autwonia Huggins.
Bottom Right: The Chorale matches their beautiful sound with an equally beautiful venue. Tiffany Johnson
Right: Taylor Radford raises her voice during a performance at the First Baptist Church of Kilgore for their final concert of the semester. Tina Marie Reed
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Phi Theta Kappa
Front Row: Dalton Dunnahoe (Inductee), Dr. Paul Buchanan (Adviser), Jose Ramirez, Kassey McDonald, Tina Marie Reed, Tara Clayton, Michael Hupp, Kami Pack, Jordan Collard, Olivia Wynn (District III Regional Vice President) and Michele Daniels (Adviser); Second Row: Cameron Blavier, Keila Keyes, Kaylei Cooper, Macy Templeman, Amanda Lamb, Julie Godair, Catherine Camp, Cori Conrad, Amanda Garrett, Elizabeth Lumpkin, Karina Windsor, Jessica Gravley, Taylor Wolboldt, Lorena Gorea, Editha Flores, Vidya Paramita, Samantha Mathias, Donald Watson and Maria Chico; Back Row: Rachel Kuykendall, Sarah Popham, Christopher Hood, Macy McAnally, Adan Aguinaga, Nathan Essary, Manon T. Thompson, Nathaniel Watson, Leonardo Vielma, Tyler Parr, Trent Ward, Mary Harwell, Lawan Mitchell, Daniel Trantham, US Congressman Louis Gohmert, Donald Anglin, Erick Estrada, Andrew Coop, Anna Wayt and Jane Camp. Not Pictured: Tomilola Ogunkolade, Ashley Robles and Da’Jah Thompson.
U. S. Congressman from Texas, Louis Gohmert, speaks to PTK’s fall inductees.
Front Row: Dr. Paul Buchanan (Adviser), Michael Hupp, Kassey McDonald, Tara Clayton, Ryan-Rose Mendoza (District III Representative), Kami Pack, Jose Ramirez and Michele Daniels (Adviser); Second Row: Johnny Hendrix, Rebeka Posey, Katy Worrell, Melisa Santana, Alyssa Poindexter, Lacey Whitcomb, Shelby Gregg, Beverly Taylor, Margaret Griffith, Erica Maring, Geni Jackson and Stephen Dunn; Back Row: Jacob Tomme, Carsen Shafer, Susan Hughes, Dustin Long, Thomas Billingsley, Troy Jones, Ryan Wierzbowski, Sara Svehla, Sera Allen, JT Blalock, Taylor Christopher and Kaden Watkins. Not Pictured: Steven Banko, Dorothy Danvers, Priscilla Hester, Enchante Nicholson, Jared Kerby and Emily Ivey.
New inductees light candles during their pledge to uphold the standards of Phi Theta Kappa.
Spring inductees listen intently to guest speaker Dan Reigstad, director of KC’s East Texas Police Academy.
Photographs by Jamie Maldonado
Front Row (from left): Francisca Barron, Andrea Fernandez, Donald Anglin, Irais Barrera, Toni Lacy, Kyrklin Adams, Candice Jeter, Jerri Barr, John Whitehead (sponsor), Heather Bargsley, Edgar Sanchez, Second Row (from left): Lorelei Quezada, Hana Noble, Debra Vandeventer, Ashley Martin, Jessica Scheid, TrenaĂŠ Bowie, Jennifer Cordero.
Sigma Kappa Delta
Front Row (from left): Diwash Bhatta, Tim Leventry, Christeve Chaffa, Nidya Paramita, Bernice Donou, Quang Nguyen, Isis Martinez, Second Row (from left): Manish Giri, Kiran Shrestha, Tina Luther, Kevin Chaffa, Kiroki Yaginuma, Estonia Graves, Irina Djirackor, Nhu Hoang, MarieCharbel Mevo, Haruka Wakamori.
Front Row (from left): Madison Gable, Cheyenne Brannon, Breia Manning, Marion henry, Faith Lansdale, Macy Templeman, Kaylei Cooper, Laci Lebeck, Second Row (from left): Professor Jase Graves, Mya Hicks, Joshah Fielding, Anna Wayt, Julie Godair, Sydni Borders, Javorus Poole, Third Row (from left): Bill Kind, Joe Applewhite, Patricia Forrest, Not Pictured: Editna Flores, Angelica Gonzalez, Professor Heather Fitch, Nathan Essary, Iris Martinez and Troy Jones.
Front Row (from left) Giovanni Espinosa, Katherine Bradley, Adan Aguinaga, Angela Arredondo, Antoinia Hyggins, Bindy Tice (director); Middle Row (from left) Emily Jensen, Alvaro Hernandez, Amanda Lamb, Dorothy Danvers, Kourtney Herring, Julie Godair; Last Row (from left) Isis Martinez, Amber Kiefer, Anna Rico, Daniel Diaz, Anglec Reynolds, Raashi Kishore, David Toliver Jr., Leimonique Smith and Heidi Everett (learning specialist).
Latinos en Accion
From left: Manny Almanza (adviser), Karen Rea, Osvaldo Garduno, Elvira Gallardo, Tim Leventry, Isis Marinez, Lydian Palvncia, Guillermo Arreola, Yaneth Marinez and Nick Gaviria. Left: Steve Mena of Latinos en Accion Club serves tacos along with other members during spring registration. Below (from left): Joe Kirchhoff (physics instructor), Adan Aguinaga, Dallas sophomore, receive tacos from Isis Martinez, Henderson sophomore, Elvira Aguayo, Longview sophomore and Karen Rea, Longview sophomore.
Right: Diane M a s o n , Henderson freshman, r e c e i v e s assistance from Geni Jackson, Gilmer sophomore.
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Front Row (from left): Madison Gable, Sera Allen, Alazel Waller, Janay Peloquin, Nikki Newman, Anthony Joplin, Nicole Bradley, Mercedes Nunley, and Michael Rojas; Second Row (from left): Jedo Helpenstill, Tristin Sechrist, Amber Driver, Alissa McClain, Jacob Johnson, Raymond Robinson, Thomas B. Thornburg, and Hannah Sanders; Third Row (from left): Travis Noriega, Ian Kirkpatrick, Colton Askew, Matthew Smith, Kalub Reece, Hannah Garner, Roxanne Smith, and Jesse Vinton; Back Row: Judah Armour.
Delta Psi Omega
Front Row (from left): Lauren Brown, Amanda Moreno, Tina Marie Reed (spring president), Linda Allen, Editha Flores, Carolyn Fox-Hearne (Adviser), Kelsey Stanley, Jamie Barnett, Katherine Bradley, Larry Kitchen (adviser) and Denise Mata (fall president); Back Row (from left): John Greeson, Derrick Tolleson and Amanda Simmons.
Matthew and Meaghan Simpson serve as guest directors to the theatre cast in a scene from â€œThe Mousetrapâ€? held in the fall.
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Art club members Lauren Brown and Rachael Sikes get creative while soaking up the sun at the Mike Miller Plaza. Front Row (from left): Jacob Johnson, Jedo Helpenstill, and Tristin Sechrist; Second Row (from left): Hannah Sanders, Roxanne Smith, Madison Gable, Alissa McClain, Nikki Newman, and Janay Peloquin; Third Row (from left): Colton Askew, Travis Noriega, and Michael Rojas; Back Row: Judah Armour.
Baptist Student Ministries
Christian Campus Center
Front Row: Jaymi Blankenship (director), Don Blackmon, Robert Tinsley; Back row: Shauntrell Johnson, Chabrea Buckmon, Katerina Patterson,Joshua Haas, Mark Dickson, Bri Gilliland, Chelseay Hopson, Brooke Harris, Angela Wayt, Samantha Mathias, Janiei Martinez, Darian Duke, Chandler Bowen, Ashley Harris, Petar Badzic, Monica Wilson. The Tri-Câ€™s campus minister, is Britt Davis; assistant director Jan Norris.
Right: Mark Lee and Johnny Carpenter, prepare gifts to send overseas to children as part of Samaritans P u r s e Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ministry.
Visitors to the Oklahoma City National Memorial walk along the edge of the Reflecting Pool while the Western Gate representing the first moments of recovery after the April 19, 1995, attack looms in the background.
Parks Fitness Center
Deborah Tanner, water aerobics instructor, leads classes three days a week at the KC Fitness Center.
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Front Row (from left): Makylia Austin, Grace Kennedy, Maria Chico, Tony Adkins, Aislinn Decker, Tamra Powell, and Draylon Wheat; Second Row (from left): Vanesa Gonzalez, Diamond Tralar, Gregory Walker, Gloria Giles, Kira Greene, and Christopher Kennedy; Third Row (from left) Jenny Spearman - Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, Courtney Jenkins (Head Athletic Trainer), and Guadalupe Chico.
Right: Jacob Snell, Farwell, Michagan freshman, pumps iron to keep a fit body and sharp mind for his hectic class schedule. Below: Working on cardio, students and members work up a sweat.
Left: Graduate a t h l e t i c trainer, Jenny Spearman, tends to an injured football player during a game.
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The KC Ranger Band lines up on the field in the ready position.
Right: Drum major, Monica Wilson, takes charge of the marching band instructing by whistle. Center Right: Flutists walk across the yard lines.
Center Left: The band marches on the field to the drummerâ€™s cadence. Left: The brass section accompanies Rangerettes during a half-time performance.
Bottom Photographs by Tiffany Johnson
Front Row (from left): Christian Cardenas, Ethan Ruesing, Kaylee Sunday, Jose Mendoza, Daniel Maldonado, Bailey Whately, Keeleigh Foster, Summer McCarthy, Raylee Hebert, Samantha Mathias, Cesar Navaretta, Haley Hollowell, Luis Hernandez, Jacob Russell, and Tony Maldonado; Second Row (from left): Jacob Castillo, Tate Nicks, Lance Boland, Joseph Saxon, Melesio Maldonado, Tyler Torres, Keivontay Mumphrey, Ulysis Perez, Logan Gilbreath, Diana Luna, Adam Sanchez, Carmen Dunnavant, Paul Green, Nigel Colbert, Rebecca Cornett, Cori Dorsey, and Eli Nicks; Third Row (from left): Triston Adkins, Caleb Bristow, Jacob Collins, Jordan Scott, Tyler Andresws, Dalton Bruce, Tyler Parr, Josh Haas, Leslie Victorine, and Quinesha Phillips.
Director Glenn Wells
Darian Duke and Monica Wilson
From left: Sam Meadows, Hunter Stokes, Josh Wigard, Brian Grinstead, Manuel Cazares, Dale Garcia, DeVincent Hoyt, Josh Stewart and Alyssa Greathouse.
Front Row (from left): Shelly Lindsey, Stephanie Bassett, Shyanne Troxell, Morgan Furguson, Alli Hicks, Onlie Colvin, Jade Cole, Bryanna King, Christie Fergerson, Jessica Hale, Clarisa Garcia, Brenna Sullivan, and Lauren Warren; Second Row (from left): Charles Dheil, Don Blackmon, Desmond Alexander, Katerina Patterson, Elizabeth Emmel, Ginny Davis, Esmeralda Villanueva, Mya Hicks, Pam Furguson, Taylor Ragan, Jordon Flugham, Aber LaGrone, Sarah Svehla, Brooklyn Dyer, Will Blackmon, Chandler Bowen, Jered Kerby, and Jamie King.
Front Row (from left): Brenda Perez, Alicia Fields, Caitlin Massey, Isabella McAvoy, Breann Largent, Abigail Rhodes, Ashleigh Douglas, Bridgette Valdetero, Kimberly Davis, Caroline Hearon, Jennifer Robinson, Katherine Brooks and Gloria Becerra.
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KC Twirlers provide entertainment during halftime performances and at oncampus events.
Front Row (from left): Barbs Vega, Raven Clark, Emily Posey, Elise Padilla, Oddalys Salcido, Shelby Reynolds, Myah Brown, Bailey Williams, Kristin Lopez, Kasey Davis; Second Row (from left): Payton Kornegay, Hannah Burns, Holly Patterson, Emma Soard, LyneeÂ´ Elliott, Isabel Sorto, Monica Mata-Perez, Monra Baez, Emily Jensen, Sarah Salinas, Madi Minard, Natalie Sassaman, Alexa Blair, Reagan Lee, Ceilic Crawford; Third Row (from left): Lauren Ligon, Keilin Jeter, Madison Cashion, Mac Cumpian, Emma Walls, Lauren Kite, Taylor Hobbs, Lana Lois, Anderess Zepeda, Jadyn Champagne, Madeline Lindholm, Victoria Soderman, Ana Espinosa, Diana Espinosa, Jenna Judkins, Erin Ellis; Back Row (from left): Autumn Fleet, Caroline Lucke, Julianna Yolland, Annie Rojas, Ramsey Shobe, Danielle Schraer, Jordan Allred, Tori Buschow, Elle DePan, Abby Penprase, Sarah Denman, Veronica Sundin, Chrissy Jarvis, Shelley Wayne (instructor), Kristen Hill.
Front Row (from left): Gabby Azios, Elise Padilla, Madison Cashion; Back Row (from left): Barbs Vega, Hannah Burns, Ramsey Shobe, Kyla Drake, Keilin Jeter.
Captain Madison Cashion Lt. Gabriela Azios Lt. Kyla Drake Lt. Lauren Ligon Lt. Shaena Rinehart
Assistant Director Shelley Wayne, Director Dana Blair
From Left: Javier Orta, Salvador Lamas, Spencer Nestleroad, Frank Sanchez, Paul Garcia, Will Mitchell
Hannah Burns McKenna Cooke Morgan Covin Emma Cox MacKenzie Cumpian Allison Eigsti Debra Elliott Autumn Fleet
Taylor Gallaway Teaâ€™ Jaime Keilin Jeter Lauren Kite Payton Kornegay Caroline Lucke Cameron Maldanado Monica McCarson Maddie Minser Skylar Morgan Elise Padilla Holly Patterson Abby Penprase Erin Phillips Emily Posey Megan Roberts
Annie Rojas Ramsey Shobe Emma Soard Barbara Vega Emma Walls Olivia Westmoreland Juliana Yolland
Amanda Alaniz Jordan Allred Monica Baez Sarah Barns Alexa Blair Myah Brown Victoria Buschow
Jadyn Champagne Jensin Dalfrey Laurel Darwin Kasey Davis Gabrielle De Pau Sara Denman Erin Ellis Diana Espinosa Ana Espinosa-Salcido Bailey Ferguson Kristen Hil Taylor Hobbs Jenna Judkins Kaitlyn Kelly Madeleine Lindholm Kristin Lopez
Lana Louis Monic Perez Madi Minard Natalie Poss Shelby Reynolds Oddalys Salcido Sarah Salinas Natalie Sassaman Victoria Soderman Isabel Sorto Baleigh Williams Lindsey Witt Andress Zepeda
Journalism students bring home several awards during the Texas Intercollegiate Press Associationâ€™s annual convention. Pictured from left are: Yosef Ibitayo, Timothy Stuckey, Kaitlin Mitchell, Meaghan Morton, Tiffany Johnson, Rachel Stallard (adviser), Allison Taliaferro, Lisa Harris and Tina Marie Reed.
In the fall, Flare staff members traveled to University of Houstonâ€” Clear Lake for Texas Community College Journalism Association competition. Pictured above at Kemah Boardwalk are, from left: Tiffany Johnson, Kiana Rose, Timothy Stuckey, Meaghan Morton, Leah Bryce, Elijah Banks, Rachel Stallard (adviser) and Tina Marie Reed. Right: Students documented NASA with live competitions at Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Panoramic at Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Awards Brunch.
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