West Kentucky Community and Technical College recognized more than 840 candidates for graduation during a virtual Fall 2020 Commencement program aired on the college’s Facebook page and YouTube channels Dec. 18.

Students were asked to submit photographs which were highlighted in the beginning of the program before a list of all of the candidates for graduation were named with their highest credential earned at WKCTC. Other speakers on the virtual program are Dr. Uppinder Mehan, vice president of academic affairs, Anne Gwinn, chair of Paducah Junior College, Inc.’s Board of Trustees, Charles Murphy, chair of WKCTC’s Board of Directors and Nadia Pacheco, president of WKCTC’s student government association.

Reminding the graduates that they were now WKCTC alumni, Reece added on the virtual program, “No matter the obstacle graduates, you did it. At WKCTC, we never underestimate you. Good luck in our future, and don’t forget, you’ve got this.”

A list of Fall 2020 Marshall County candidates for graduation are listed below. Graduates with one asterisk before their name graduated with distinction with a grade point average of 3.4-3.5 while students with two asterisks graduated with high distinction with a grade point average of 3.6-4.0.

Associate in Arts

  • Arynn Elizabeth Austin, Dimitri George Broches, Meghan Nicole Foster, Briana M. Phelps, Aaron Reed, Rex Hunter Smith, Joshua Thorn, Jackson Mark Wagner, Hillary Nicole Winters, Katie Dean Martin

Associate in Applied Science Degree

  • Jacqueline Blaine Abell, Christy Anton, Sabrina T. Archer, Megan Smith Freeman, Danielle Megan Gray, Callie Elisabeth Hughes, Evan Scott Kingery, Carsyn Grey Kortz, Brittany Jewel Leblanc, Susan McCrady, Dawn Renee Mohler, Taylen Reese Park, Jess Maree Powell, Shiloh Marie Reilley, Kara Nicole Smith, Elizabeth Smith, Tanner Steven Southern, Beth Ann Sterling, Amanda Marie Stoffel, Kaylee Lynn Williams, Emilee K. Wood

Associate in Science Degree

  • Ashton Nicole Dove, Joseph Aarron McClanahan, Katelyn Rose Scott


Hunter Ray Archer, Hunter Dale Bebout, Blakelynn Marie Bond, Cami Michelle Bowerman, Dalton Brumfield, Terry P. Burgess, Jessica Kaylee Carr, Sheila Anne Chandler, Cody Howard Clark, Cassandra Robyn Clark, Krystian J. Clayton, Tera Michelle Colson, Stacey Caroline Cornwell, Tamara Ann Cossey, Alexis Niccole Courtney, Kara Elizabeth Crowley, Kelsey Lynn Cunningham, Griffen Mitchell Darnell, Janie Rabecca Dunn, Sydney Ellegood, Lindsay Gene Evans, Donald Craig Fortenbery, David Gardner, Justin Brian Gipson, Jake Anthony Gray, Courtney Howard, Nicole L. Hughes, Michael Ryan Hurley, Cassidy Mariah Jones, Leovina Suson Keith, Brennan Chase Larimer, Salvador Hurtado Leyva, Tiffany Anneice Lile-Chandler, Jesse Keith Luebker, Gage Michael Lyles, Keelie Jo Mathis, Keegan Mckenty McKenty, Cristen Nicole McPherson, Kristina Michelle Mohler, Isaiah Thomas Neeble, William Kel Odom, Michael Colby Oliver, Bradford Lawrence Overby, Leanna Michelle Peden, Adam Christopher Petitt, Allison Bailey Powell, Dustin Mark Purviance, Jonathan Jacob Rich, Vivian Mckyle Richard, Timberly Rae Riley, Kaylee Risher, Brandon Lee Rosario, Logan Danielle Rowland, Austin Kieth Rushing, Amika N. Schafer, Justin David Scott, Devon D. Sharp, Emma Sievers, Aaliyah Rose Smith, Patrick Ryan Stephens, Tiffany Joy Stephens, Sarah Swinford, Alexandria Terrell, Hannah Marie Tolbert, Alyssa Marie Turner, Holly Sue Vaughn, Wesley Cole Waldrop, Abbygayle R. Walker, John Whirley, Samantha Nicole Yancey