Peninsula College observes the school's 48th commencement ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 12, in the college gymnasium, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. A reception follows.
The commencement speaker is Washington State Supreme Court Justice Susan Owens. The title of her address is "Why Bother?"
The student speaker is Tori Lucier-Miller, speaking about "Standing Outside the Fire."
This year, more than 390 degrees and certificates are to be awarded. The graduates' processional and recessional is by the Kenmore Pipe Band.
Graduates from the
Sequim area include Jonathan Ryan Allen, Drake Hunchberger Apablasa, William Arthur Batson, Ana K. Baylon, Tristen Shawntelle Beck, Cheryl Lynn Beem, Mary Elizabeth Bellis, Mackenzie Marie Bennett, Jessica Robin Brooks, Justin Redman Brown, Dann Scott Burgher, Stacey Cameron Buxton, Joshua Thomas Lee Calonder, Ruminta Marie Carpenter, Laura Ana Chance, James Douglas Cockburn, Sarah Beth Colon, Lisa Lorraine Connolly-Petrisin, Donald Kenneth Cundiff, Melissa Beth Davis, Debora Louise Delvin, Jaquelyn Maree Kainoelani Dewald and Rebecca Marie Dunne.
Also, Katlyn Marie Edwards, Mckinley Beth Fitzgerald, Samuel Joseph Fletcher, Zack Joseph Franey, Monica Gonzalez, Diana Dorothea Haase, Cody Dean Hanson, Karl T. Hatton, Ean Luke Henninger, Damon Emil Houck, Kevin Miles Huff, Lorraine Elisa Hughes, Rexx Baylor Ingalls, Marley Elizabeth Iredale, Kimberlee Rae Johnson, Richard Allen Johnson, Melissa Marie Karapostoles, Sonia R. Killian, Kendra Nicole Kokrda, Greg Scott Larson, Taylor Jordan Lepper, Jin-hua Nishiki Liu, Mary Elizabeth Loucks, Stephen Forbes Luxton, Deborah Kay Lynch, Anna Marie Mair, Catalina Marcial, Michael Edward McNulty, Christopher Alex Menges, Juridy C. Myers, Gerald "Tripp" Charles Nerison III and Patrick Christopher Noble.
Also, Kaylee Marie Oen, Stephanie A. Overby, Orion Jonathan Paulsen, Scott Pavkovich, Jacqueline Rene Potts, William Jeffrey Pratt, Baldemar Pulido, Melissa Ann Reamer, Brianne Nicole Reed, Michael Lee Anthony Ruiz, Fariss Mayson Ryan, Austin Xavier Sanford, Jennifer Lynn Schade, Vincent Alexander Sepulveda, George Michael Sierra, Annaliese Elizabeth Slater, David Christian Slater, Nick Christopher Smaltz, Gordon Mickey Stoddard, Andy Paul Stone, Benjamin Denny Thomas, Gina Lorraine Torey, Braden Grant Torras, Erica M. Turner, Stephanie Allene VanWinkle, Roxana Vidals, Garrett Leland Vorhies, Cherie Lee Wasous, Elizabeth Kay Whitmire, Chelsea Elizabeth Winfield, Rachel C. Wright and Aaron Smith Zieroth.