Northeast Community College

NORFOLK, Neb – The 47th Commencement of Northeast Community College will take place on Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m. Due to the ongoing Directed Health Measures that are in effect due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event will be a virtual ceremony.

As of Monday, May 4, some 891 students, including those earning more than one degree, and 220 who completed their studies this past summer and fall, are listed in the commencement program. The 891 students earned 983 degrees; 59 students earned two degrees, 12 earned three degrees, and three earned four degrees.

Colton Kastning, Ponca, will give the student address. He will receive an Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration. Adam Peterson, speech and theatre instructor, will give the faculty address.

The ceremony will be broadcast live on Sparklight Channel 20 in all communities served by the company, and streamed on-line at http://www.team1sports.com/northeastcc. It will also be broadcast on News Channel Nebraska on May 16, at 10 a.m. In addition, the virtual ceremony will be shown on demand on Northeast’s YouTube channel after that date.

The Spring 2020 graduation candidates as of Monday, May 4, are listed below by degree and program followed by hometown and name. Included in the list are Spring 2020 candidates and the 220 graduates who completed their studies this past summer and fall.

Associate of Arts Degree

Atkinson – Jennifer Fischer

Bloomfield – Michael Castaneda, Michelle Wachter

Burwell – Cora Hemmer

Butte – Jerica Hilkemann

Clearwater – Edgar Olivan

Creighton – Melissa Ebel, Paige Mitteis, Ariel Murdock

Elgin – Heather Bauer

Ewing – Jennifer Cunningham

Lynch – Jessica Purviance

Naper – Jesse Cline

Neligh – Gracie Bullock, Alexa Rae Dennis, Taylor Sehi

O’Neill – Abby Birkel, Mariah Fahrenholz, Reanna Hornback, Daniel Kurtz, Jayde Miller-Noe, Briaunna Parks, Michala Winings

Osmond – Emily Bolz, Bailee Gillespie

Plainview – Taelyr Beery, Heather Myers, Brittanie Rewinkel

Spencer – Elsie Magwire

Stuart – Kennison Kunz

Tilden – Shelby Cakebread

Associate Degree in Nursing

Atkinson – Lindsay Welsh

Bristow – Jennifer Holmberg

Elgin – Amanda Thomas

Neligh – Hallie Knutson

Niobrara – Audra Strom

O’Neill – Kaylee Harvey, Breanna Hedstrom

Orchard – Amanda Schaaf

Osmond – Tamarie Vogt

Petersburg – Dana Pelster

Plainview – Pamela Albin

Spencer – Alyssa Ludwig

Associate of Science Degree

Ainsworth – Whittney Killion, Miriam Werner

Alliance – Makayla Davidson

Burwell – Grace Racek

Clearwater – Liam Odell, Andrew Steskal, Faith Woslager

Ewing – Stacy Long

Neligh – Hallie Knutson, Megan McWhorter

Niobrara – Ashley Guenther, Audra Strom

O’Neill – Breanna Hedstrom, Gabriela Ocegueda Aguilar

Orchard – Amanda Schaaf

Osmond – Alexander Kumm

Plainview – Devin Ehrenberg, Heather Myers, Robert Vaughn

Tilden – Kirstyn Evans, Mark O’Brien

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting

O’Neill – Kaitlyn Beckett

Spencer – Carmalita Bentz

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Administrative Professional

Neligh – Jennifer Pellatz

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Agriculture – Agronomy

Chambers – Trevor Klabenes

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Agriculture – Animal Science

Lynch – Caleb Rihanek

Plainview – Rosemary Gubbels

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Agriculture – Diversified Agriculture

Ainsworth – Wyatt Martinsen

Bloomfield – Jackson Eisenhauer

Burwell – Brady Brown, Drew Dearmont

Clearwater – Blake Kester

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Agriculture – Precision Agriculture

Petersburg – Nicholas Pelster

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology

Clearwater – Cade Mlnarik

Neligh – Martin Beyer

Newport – Whitten Giles

Plainview – Tait Ziems

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Building Construction

Burwell – Waylan David

Plainview – Trenton Steinkraus

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business

Bloomfield – Emily Foner

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice

Santee – Matthew Henry

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Diesel Technology

Elgin – Austin Dohmen

Osmond – Hunter Harrison

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Drafting

Osmond – Shelby Stelling

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Education

Stuart – Taylor Kubik

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electrical Construction and Control

Ainsworth – Jacce Beck

Bloomfield – Wilson Wagner

Chambers – Travis Halsey

Ewing – Bryce Anderson

Naper – Blake Ahlers

Petersburg – William Thompson

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electromechanical Technology

Bloomfield – Wilson Wagner

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design

Stuart – Franklin Fessler

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Management Systems

Elgin – Allison Koenig

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

Ainsworth – Caeleb Irwin, Joshua Pacha

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Horticulture and Golf Course Management

Bassett – Alicia DeBolt

O’Neill – Garrett Lake

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paramedic

Atkinson – Jeffrey Mathis

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant

Winnetoon – Kaitlin Sukup

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Utility Line

Long Pine – Ned Pozehl

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technology

Burwell – Kelley Bode

Clearwater – Brittany McConnell

Diploma in Business

O’Neill – Lauri Havranek

Diploma in Drafting

O’Neill – Mariah Hartsock

Diploma in Plumbing Technology

Tilden – Brock Schaecher

Diploma in Practical Nursing

Atkinson – Miranda Bendig

Elgin – Tera Henkenius, Karlie Shoemaker

Lynch – Hannah Wright

Neligh – Bailey Belina, Kinsley Klabenes

O’Neill – Tarra Janzing, Jesse Turpin

Osmond – Erin Kumm

Spencer – Yazmin Bentz

Diploma in Welding

Bassett – Jared Shaw

Neligh – Austin Miller

O’Neill – Jason Alder, Kody Alder

Stuart – Chance Engel, Wyatt Paxton

Certificate in Broadcast Production

O’Neill – Leonard Schaecher, Jr.

Certificate in Business – Entrepreneurship

Burwell – MaryJo Suckstorf

Certificate in Drafting

O’Neill – Mariah Hartsock

Certificate in Food Service and Dietary Management

Long Pine – Jamie Biltoft

Certificate in Information Technology – General

Clearwater – Caleb Krebs

Creighton – John Crockett, Laura Owens

Certificate in Media Production

O’Neill – Leonard Schaecher, Jr.

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