Skip to Content Skip to Navigation

Mat-Su College, Alaska | Commencement

    Phone: 907-745-9746
    Fax: 907-745-9747
    Location: FSM 101

    Fall Semester Hours
    M-Th 8:00a-6:00p
    F 9:00a-5:00p

    UAA Home Page
    UA Home Page

    FAFSA - School Code: 011462
  • Room Scheduling
  • Untitled-12
  • Academic Deadlines
  • Student Clubs Calendar
  • Got News or an Event?
  • Commencement 2014

    Congratulations on your accomplishment!  We sincerely hope you will participate in the 2014 Matanuska-Susitna College (MSC) commencement to celebrate the achievements of you and your fellow graduating classmates.  Matanuska-Susitna College and the MSC Student Government Council will host a BBQ dinner for all graduates on Wednesday May 7.  Each graduate is invited to bring one guest. Tickets for additional guests can be purchased at the MSC Campus Cache. Our commencement ceremony will be held on Thursday May 8.
    Wednesday May 7
    Graduates’ Dinner & Rehearsal
    Mat-Su Career & Technical High School (CTHS)

    • Dinner is served between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
    • Honor Cord Ceremony and Rehearsal begins immediately following dinner
    • CTHS is located off Seldon, turn at the Teeland Middle School Sign
    Thursday May 8
    Mat-Su Career & Technical High School

    • Graduates must arrive by 6:00 p.m. to have individual photographs taken (optional) An order form with a price list is posted on this page.
    • The group photograph is taken at 6:25 p.m. SHARP
    • After the group photo grads will pick up their names cards near the stage, then line up for processional
    • Ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m.
    • Reception for graduates and guests will immediately follow the ceremony in the lobby

    You may invite as many guests to the commencement ceremony as you wish. Your diploma and photo(s) will be mailed to you by mid-summer.


    Optional Individual Photograph
    Photo Order Form — Pioneer Studios
      Graduation Invitation (4 up / 4-21-14)
      Map to CTHS Graduation Invitation (single / 4-21-14)

    List of 2014 Graduates

     Updated 5-02-14
    (H) = students graduating with honors (Undergraduate Certs & Degrees)
    (PTK) = Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society students
    (S) = Student Speaker
    (L) = Student Leadership Honor
    (M) = Military Veterans and Active Duty

    Occupational Endorsement Certificates

    Office Foundations
    Joanne R. Briceland
    Jenna Frances Green
    Edward G. Grey Jr.
    Andrea Janell Hervey (M)
    Tracy Marie Hill
    Denise Louise Larsen
    Maria Beltran Montgomery
    Kimberly Lynn Nettleton
    Glikeria Reutov
    Sarah Laine Sandstrom
    Nicole Teresa White
    Office Support
    Andrea Janell Hervey (M)
    Kimberly Lynn Nettleton
    Nicole Teresa White
    Bookkeeping Support
    Joanne R. Briceland
    Sustainable Energy
    Charles R. Merrill

    Veterinary Assisting
    Julie A. Albright
    Lacey Jae Bonsall
    Megan Leann Christensen
    Cynthia Margaret Douglas-Michaud
    Emily Nicole Elliott
    Susan Lynn Miller
    Emily Jean Olds
    Kcie Dee Owens
    Chantelle Krista Shones
    Deniece Lashon Skattebo
    Ferretta Stiles
    Mariah Alexandria Stokes
    Cheryl Elizabeth Swiantek

    Associate of Applied Science – Accounting

    Jennie Katherine DeBolt
    Amanda Joy Demoski
    Ann M. Gissel (M) (PTK)
    Christine Renee Shartzer
    Maria V. Voinova
    Bryan M. Wuollet (H)

    Associate of Applied Science – Architectural & Engineering Technology

    Trudy A. Brown
    Anthony Lee Sharp (H) (PTK)
    Stephen Michael Wedge

    Associate of Applied Science – Computer Information & Office Systems

    Taylor Rae Buettner
    Catherine L. DeGrace
    Andrea Janell Hervey (M)
    Anna Lucia Rogers
    Nicole Teresa White

    Associate of Applied Science – Computer Systems Technology

    Christopher Blair Bolton (L)
    Arron M. Pleier (PTK)
    Mogans Quentin Tyler

    Associate of Applied Science – General Business

    Amy Yuen Byrne
    Jessica Raye Doak
    Judy Quang Keo
    Lisa  Scott (H) (PTK)
    Christine Renee Shartzer
    Lauren Michelle Wickham

    Associate of Applied Science – Human Services

    Amanda Rachelle Ackerman (M)
    Indigo R. Beck (H)
    Purtrica Jean Blount
    Megan M. Dauphinee (H) (PTK)
    Alexis Doty
    Kate Marie Gibbs
    Autumn Gaye Gohn (H) (PTK)
    Brielle Sue Griffee (H) (PTK)
    Lisa Elizabeth Kish
    Susan Janice Loux
    Alena Leontyevna Ogolenko (H) (PTK)
    Oksana Leontyevna Ogolenko (H) (PTK)
    Tatiana  Polushkin
    Kayla Christine Ramsey
    Rachel Lynn Shaver
    Suzanne Jane Thomas

    Associate of Applied Science – Paramedical Technology

    Todd Elliot Bogan
    Stacey Leigh Bowden
    Desiree Shannon Chambers
    Aaron Eugene Lee Clark
    Nicholas James Thomas Copeland
    Jason  Jeffers (H)
    Brian Trainor Kasavana
    Joseph Mark McGhee
    Nathaniel Russell Nyberg (H)
    Daniel James Ribuffo
    Jacob Daniel Shultz
    Dustin Cole Sprenger
    Timothy Seth Steenhout (H) (PTK)
    Brendon Karl Twitchell
    Susan Amelia Wirtanen (H)

    Associate of Applied Science – Refrigeration & Heating Technology

    Ryan J. Cucullu
    Brent W. Hershey
    Chris Earl Jones (M)
    Robin Adair McCarty

    Associate of Applied Science – Small Business Administration

    Jenna Frances Green (H)
    Leslie Floyd Lee
    Lisa Scott (H) (PTK)

    Associate of Arts

    Amanda Rachelle Ackerman
    Seth Christian Alexander (H) (PTK)
    Jesse R. Alvarez
    Lucinda Marie Archibald
    Brian Manila Ashmore
    Audrey M. Badger (L) (H) (PTK)
    Emily Rachelle Ballain (H) (PTK)
    Andrea LeAnn Bennett
    Samantha M. Bertling
    Corey Aaron Bjerken
    Courtney L. Bjerken
    Erik Robert Bolton (H)
    Alyeska I. Brunke (H)
    Calla Mae Christensen (H)
    Victoria Kathleen Cook
    Rae J. Cunningham
    Albert Rene Dervaes III (H) (PTK)
    Hana Chiyo Dock (H)
    Carl Jacob Elliott
    Emily Nicole Elliott
    Kristina  Gergilevich (H)
    Melissa Rose Gianopoulos
    Rebecca  Giedosh
    Jarod Alan Grice
    Crystal Ann Hamlin
    Marci Anne Hawkins (PTK)
    Kiana Susanna Hiler
    Kierstyn Cheri Hollibaugh
    Alyssa Marie Illies
    Ruthmarie Elizabeth Jacob-Hardage
    Katie Ann Jimmy-Ripke (M)
    Katrina Anne Knowlton (H)
    Larry D. Lanehart
    Andrew E. Laposki
    Jessica Marie Leigh (H)
    Michaelle Charity Leisure (H)
    Ashley Renee Long
    Shiloh Fay McRae
    David Andrew Meagher
    Eric James Moss (PTK)
    Kaitlyn Michelle Mulkey
    Hailey Ann Nelson
    Julia Rachel Nesslage
    Sean Matthew Niekamp
    Joseph David Peroutka
    Barbara Simone Peters (H) (L)
    Khia Michelle Peterson
    Kimberly Rae Petty
    Edward John Podgorski Jr.
    Kaitlyn Murphy Randall
    Frank Anthony Renald
    WynnD Morn Renzi
    Aurora Louise Rogers (H) (PTK)
    Joseph N. Scott Sr.
    Erin Kristine Simoneau
    Katherine Dawn Sinclair
    Rebecca Ann Stiner (S) (H) (PTK)
    Chad Allen Stone (M)
    Alison J. Swanson (H)
    Kalia  Thao (L)
    Marc Daniel Uscola
    Erica Faye White (H) (PTK)
    Sindy L. White
    Amanda Renee Wise
    Tayvia Etta Wright
    Tiffany Marie Zagula (H)
    Joseph Daniel Zickefoose (H)
    Hannah Beth Zola (H)

    Graduates also participating in our MSC Commencement:

    Kenai Peninsula College

    Associate of Applied Science – Digital Art
    Jeanette Lynn Rogers (H)

    UAA College of Arts & Sciences

    Bachelor of Arts – Art
    Nikita  Ditmer

    Bachelor of Science – Psychology
    Courtney J. McIntosh

    UAA  College of Business & Public Policy

    Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting
    Bradley Scott Lucas (H)

    UAA College of Education

    Bachelor of ArtsElementary Education
    Tyler Arthur Glaser
    Danielle Angela Mangum (M)
    Tess Noel Jones (H)

    UAA College of Health

    Associate of Applied Science – Fire and Emergency Services Technology
    Jeanette Lynn Rogers (H) (M)

    Associate of Applied Science - Human Services
    Amber Jean Peterson

    UAA Community & Technical College

    Associate of Applied Science - Architectural & Engineering Technology
    Michelle Rene Biehl

    UAS School of Education

    Master of Education – Special Education
    Karen A. Howes

    UAS School of Management

    Associate of Applied ScienceComputer Information & Office Systems
    Bobbie Jean Hamby

    Associate of Applied ScienceBusiness Administration
    Sagit Billings

    Bachelor of Business Administration - Business Administration
    Richard M. Howes III (H) (M)