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Danville Area Community College 2022 Graduates
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June 2022
Danville Area Community College Graduates Class Of 2022

Danville Area Community College 2022 Graduates

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Danville Area Community College
Danville Area Community College District No . 507 Board of Trustees
David W . Harby Chairperson
Greg A . Wolfe Vice Chairperson
Tracy Cherry Sandra Finch Dylan Haun Terry T . Hill John Spezia
Olivia Logue Student Trustee
Dr . Stephen Nacco President
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Students who have a cumulative grade-point average of 4.000 graduated with the designation summa cum laude and wore a gold tassel , gold cord , and a medallion . There were six such graduates in the class of 2022 who represented their class during the ceremony . Delivering the Class Response was Colleen Wakeland , Westville , summa cum laude candidate who maintained a perfect GPA and earned an AAS in Health Information Technology , and two related certificates . The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Katherine ( Katie ) Thompson , Oakwood , summa cum laude candidate receiving an AA in Elementary Education . The Tassel Ceremony was led by Autumn Lange , Westville , who had earned more than a year ’ s worth of DACC credit through dual credit courses before she graduated high school , received an AA in Business Administration . She will be staying at DACC for another year while she works on a Bachelor ’ s degree through the Franklin University 3 + 1 Program . Class Marshals were Sarah Kedas , Salt Fork , receiving an AA in Business and Nyiana Morris Gaston , DHS , receiving an AAS in Medical Office Assistant and three certificates in related fields . Another class marshal was Andrew Barnes , a graduating senior at Danville High School . Andrew is the first Dual Graduate from DHS . He received an AAS in Applied Computer Science .
Graduates of distinction were recognized during the Commencement exercises . In addition to the summa cum laude candidates , those with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.750- 3.999 graduated with the designation magna cum laude and wore a gold tassel and a gold cord ; and those with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.50-3.749 graduated with the designation cum laude and wore a gold tassel .
The College recognized three Franklin University graduates who completed Bachelor ’ s degrees through DACC ’ s 3 + 1 partnership with Franklin . Heather Johnson received a B . S . in Applied Psychology ; Andre Mandeldove received a B . S . in Business Administration ; and Star Williams received a B . S . in Business Administration / Management & Leadership . These three graduates previously completed an Associate degree at DACC and then took a third year of DACC courses that counted toward their Bachelor ’ s degree before completing that degree online through Franklin .
Honorary Degrees were bestowed upon two former DACC students , Clifford Dupree and W . John Shane , who weren ’ t able to complete a degree at DACC . Both were recognized for their past contributions by receiving
Clifford Dupree W . John Shane honorary associate of letters degrees .
For those who are just beginning or are continuing the educational journey , DACC is currently registering for fall 2022 classes . For those who have reached their destination , Danville Area Community College is proud to present this commemorative folio in recognition of the achievements of the Class of 2022 .