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 Date: July 29, 2010 Contact:  Paula Cobler 361-570-4350

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UHV confers spring 2010 degrees


 

The University of Houston-Victoria has awarded 373 degrees to undergraduate and graduate students who completed their degrees in the spring.

 

Undergraduate candidates for honors wore gold braids over their robes during the May 15 graduation ceremony at the UHV main campus. Those graduating cum laude, with honor, had grade-point averages of 3.5 to 3.67 on a 4.0 scale. Students graduating magna cum laude, with high honor, had GPAs of 3.68 to 3.84, and those graduating summa cum laude, with highest honor, had a GPA of 3.85 or higher.

 

Graduates by school listed with their home city and honors are as follows:

 

SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES

 

Bachelor of Arts

 

Amanda Ellison, Aurora, Ill.

Angela Flores, Beaumont

Lacy Garza, Cuero

Rene Trevino Jr., Dallas

Brandy Stansbury, Edna

Laura Rothbauer, Hallettsville

Cedric Starks, Houston

Bobby Rubio, Inez

Douglas Dudash, Katy

Lauren Mitchell, summa cum laude, Katy

Cirby Ryan, La Porte

Kimberly Brooks, Missouri City

Brandy Tristan, Rosenberg

Suzann Creager, magna cum laude, Victoria

Brittany Faas, cum laude, Victoria

James Green, Victoria

Matthew Hilbrich, cum laude, Victoria

Jennifer Hill-Carrasco, Victoria

Hailey Holmes, Victoria

Elizabeth Martinez, cum laude, Victoria

Anna Santellana, Victoria

 

Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences

 

Ann Allard, summa cum laude, Beeville

Amy Parker, summa cum laude, Cedar Park

Fressia Gonzalez, magna cum laude, Houston

Julius Porter, Houston

Barbara Kerkstra, Katy

Rosa Quioto, Katy

Aureline Roberts, cum laude, Katy

Amanda Griffith, Midfield

Maria Couts, Missouri City

Wendy Fisher, magna cum laude, Port Lavaca

Crystal Puryear, summa cum laude, Richmond

Michele Leach, Rosenberg

Kristina Gaspar, summa cum laude, Rotan

Leslie Winpigler, Runge

Sharon Jones, Stafford

Donald Barron, magna cum laude, Sugar Land

Rita Pattni, summa cum laude, Sugar Land

Christy Etter Esse, magna cum laude, Victoria

Valerie Minjares, Victoria

Rosa Muzquiz, magna cum laude, Victoria

Cynthia Vivian, summa cum laude, Victoria

Brenda Ward, Victoria

Jacqueline Douglas, cum laude, Wharton

Arthur Thompson, Wharton

 

Bachelor of Science

 

Lacy Orsak, Abilene

Zane Williams, Buna

Heather Fleming, summa cum laude, Cuero

Jennifer Stithem, Dallas

Rojelio Ortiz, Danevang

Brenda Escobedo, summa cum laude, East Bernard

Jennifer Granberry, Edna

Garret Bubela, magna cum laude, El Campo

Reyna Mejorado, El Campo

Courtney Tupa, El Campo

Oscar Ray, summa cum laude, Fannin

Kelly Gibson, cum laude, Gonzales

Tonya Bellard, Houston

Bianca Dregin, Houston

Sherry Marshall, Houston

Enid Mondragon, Houston

Liliana Rodriguez, Houston

Nicholas Russo, cum laude, Houston

Kristi Sturm-Clark, Houston

Karla Torres, Houston

Tiffany Vargas, Houston

Ju Young Jacobo, Katy

Jessica Ramirez, Katy

Yvette Roncancio, cum laude, Katy

Tasha Rotramel, summa cum laude, Lake Jackson

Julianne Urban, magna cum laude, Lincoln

Maria Baguioro, magna cum laude, Pearland

Elizabeth McDaniel, Port Lavaca

Shonda Hayton, cum laude, Richmond

Austin Hitt, Richmond

Brittany Johnson, Richmond

Brittany Moreno, magna cum laude, Richmond

Kimberly Pittard, Richmond

Helen Pittard, Richmond

Amy Saville, cum laude, Richmond

Heather Rios, Sealy

Jon McDonald, Spring

Susan Smith, Spring

Frank Bartunek, Stafford

Nikisha Ephran, cum laude, Stafford

To Ha, Sugar Land

Jonathan Lai, Sugar Land

Khang Lai, cum laude, Sugar Land

Naureen Momin, summa cum laude, Sugar Land

Hannah Prine, Sugar Land

Danielle Austin, summa cum laude, Victoria

Melody Belvin, summa cum laude, Victoria

Candace Bosier, Victoria

Courtney Figuerova, cum laude, Victoria

Amy Garcia, Victoria

Kamal Godiwala, cum laude, Victoria

Tammy Hogan, Victoria

Debra Jaeger, Victoria

Erin Mesa, Victoria

Mikelle Mitchamore, Victoria

Jesus Ruiz, magna cum laude, Victoria

Keven Sevuktekin, Victoria

Sara Thurmond, summa cum laude, Yoakum

Brianne Dlugosch, Yorktown

 

Master of Arts

 

Crystal Eubanks, Bay City

Shannon Fuechec, El Campo

Robert Bell, Goliad

Janice Henning, Victoria

Brandon McElveen, Victoria

Sherry Herring, Wharton

 

Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

 

Daryl Ligon, Caldwell

Marcia Simmons, Fulshear

Caitlin Gardner, Katy

Michael Smith, Missouri City

Amy Cuevas, Victoria

 

Master of Science

 

Xianghua Zou, Houston

 

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

 

Bachelor of Business Administration

 

Brittany Gard, Abilene 

Hadley Sciba, Columbus 

Marilyn Jendrusch, cum laude, Falls City 

Victoria Norman, Houston 

Brian Paulsen, cum laude, Houston 

Beverly Wortham, summa cum laude, Houston 

Xiaoli Guo, magna cum laude, Katy 

Maureen Mayer, summa cum laude, Katy 

Jessica Stokes, Litchfield Park, Ariz. 

Kasper Liu, cum laude, Missouri City 

Anthony Rothman, Needville 

Tiffany Salazar, Placedo 

Sarah Daggs, summa cum laude, Port Lavaca

Kirsten Ball, cum laude, Richmond 

Nathan Birge, Richmond 

John Bubenik, Richmond 

Dustin Carberry, Richmond 

Patricia Hogue, Richmond 

Christine LeLaurin, Richmond 

Kristy Mears, Richmond 

Brittni Staff-Garcia, Rosenberg 

Justin Dugat, Sugar Land 

Eric Enriquez, Sugar Land 

Kimchi Nguyen, Sugar Land 

Chima Onuoha, Sugar Land 

Nicola Pooran, Sugar Land 

Tyler Privet, Sugar Land 

Kayla Janowski, Sweeny 

Jill Dowling, magna cum laude, Victoria 

Leonardo Garcia Sanchez, Victoria 

Dusty Lemke, magna cum laude, Victoria 

Tiffany Totah, Victoria 

Jordan Freeman, Wharton 

Donald Jirkovsky, summa cum laude, Yoakum 

Brian Dlugosch, Yorktown

Jeremy Pierce, Yorktown 

 

Master of Business Administration

 

Maxime Edja, Aurora, Colo. 

Dwight Martin, Austin 

Ashley Spicer, Beaumont 

James Iwoh, Calgary, Canada 

Phillip Roberts, Conroe 

Jared Huddleston, Cypress 

Sterling Strarup, El Campo 

Brandon Firor, Fulshear 

Oscar Booker, Gaithersburg, Md. 

Adewale Adelekan, Houston 

Nelson Alfonzo, Houston 

Dina Al-Mouasher, Houston 

Lisa Carter, Houston 

Pornchanok Chaiyata, Houston 

Hadi Elbanna, Houston 

Abiodun Isiaka, Houston 

Mary Karpati, Houston 

George Kelner Jr., Houston 

Sirot Rodchumras, Houston 

Naga Venkata Srinivasa Kumar Veeramallu, Houston 

John Wang, Houston 

Hsing Fang Wei, Houston 

Brian Meyers, Hyattsville, Md. 

Abby Allen, Katy 

Shawntia Gordon, Katy 

Erica Johnson, Katy 

David Johnson, Katy 

Jaeyoung Kwon, Katy 

Tatjana Lucic, Katy 

Soma Meela, Katy 

Sam Nader, Katy 

Peter Nguyen, Katy 

Olamide Oyenekan, Katy 

Brandie Roebuck, Katy 

Huma Shamsi, Katy 

Toye Simmons, Katy 

Brandon Williams, Katy 

Rui Xiao, Las Vegas, Nev. 

Josh Duggan, Missouri City 

Manish Pandya, Missouri City 

LaShambra Randle, Missouri City 

Angela Rutherford, Missouri City 

Stephen Graham, Navarre, Fla. 

Melissa Lofton, Pearland 

Rima Adil, Richmond 

Francisco Alonzo, Richmond 

Anuli Duru, Richmond 

Thomas Higginbotham, Richmond 

Lorraine Jones, Richmond 

Leticia Lopez, Richmond 

Faran Momin, Richmond 

John Abraham, Stafford 

Tinu Cherian, Stafford 

Dee Misty Helm, Stafford 

Imran Mansia, Stafford 

Naomi Miller, Stafford 

Danielle Shippey, Stafford 

Susan Chapman, Sugar Land 

Darin Durand, Sugar Land 

Sanober Haiderali, Sugar Land 

Sohail Ladhani, Sugar Land 

Farah Lalani, Sugar Land

Eulalia Ramirez, Sugar Land 

Ashraf Sherif, Sugar Land 

Kelly Theisen, Sugar Land 

Abiye Williams, Sugar Land 

John Kunchandy, Victoria 

Shauna Sullivan, Victoria 

Xiang Qu, Xiían, China 

Junhao Dai, Xianyang, China 

Jin Hao, Xianyang, China 

 

Master of Science

Lisa Barr, Victoria

 

 

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

 

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

 

Nicole Bertrand, Beasley 

Tiesha Cantu, cum laude, Beeville 

Jessica Martinez, magna cum laude, Beeville 

Kelly Miller, Bellville 

Soncia Pierce, magna cum laude, Blessing 

Debra Moreno, summa cum laude, Cuero 

Sarah Adams, magna cum laude, Cypress 

Kelli Koop, cum laude, Edna 

Traci Grange, cum laude, Friendswood 

Emily Beck, magna cum laude, Fulshear 

Mary Etzler, Hallettsville 

Joan Stock, cum laude, Hallettsville 

Susan Armendariz, Houston 

Courtney Delira, Houston 

Brandy Demeris, magna cum laude, Houston 

Sheena Guevara, Houston 

Nishita Jani, Houston 

Kendall Mauterstock, Houston 

Geycell Oliva, Houston 

Mingshyan Tou, Houston 

Katie Wendt, Houston 

Nicole Debow, Katy 

Jessica Dostal, magna cum laude, Katy  

Dominique Dugas, cum laude, Katy 

Amy Fuqua, cum laude, Katy 

Diana Johnston, Katy 

Chessa Patton, Katy 

Amanda Wojcik, cum laude, Katy 

Tenille Adamcik, La Grange 

Cortney Lurker, Louise 

Teresa Vazquez, cum laude, Missouri City 

Cheyenne Raska, Needville 

Veronica Del Bosque, Normanna 

Marina Perez, magna cum laude, Palacios 

Maribel Gonzalez, Placedo 

Megan Verdecanna, Point Comfort 

Yvette Garza, summa cum laude, Port Lavaca 

Leslie Haug, magna cum laude, Refugio 

Willie Villarreal, summa cum laude, Refugio 

Christina Hightower, Richmond 

Michelle Hightower, cum laude, Richmond 

Regan Hughes, Richmond 

Marisol Rodriguez, Richmond 

Tommie Tomchesson, Richmond 

Ashley Waghorne, Seadrift 

Allyson Brosch, Sugar Land 

Cinthya Guerra, magna cum laude, Sugar Land 

Lizette Medina, Sugar Land 

Karrah Melendez, summa cum laude, Sugar Land 

Cynthia Baca, cum laude, Sweeny 

Ethelyn Oliver, magna cum laude, Tuleta 

Claudia Acree, magna cum laude, Victoria 

Xochitl Alaniz, Victoria 

Stephanie Allen, Victoria 

Randi Copenhaver, magna cum laude, Victoria 

Shannon Cupp-Vasquez, Victoria 

Patricia Dowden, magna cum laude, Victoria 

Megan Gros, magna cum laude, Victoria 

Nicole King, summa cum laude, Victoria 

Kristen Marshall, cum laude, Victoria 

Jennifer McIntyre, summa cum laude, Victoria 

Brandi Reyes, summa cum laude, Victoria 

Jaime Schrade, cum laude, Victoria 

Yasmina St. Jean, summa cum laude, Victoria 

Brenda Stephenson, cum laude, Victoria 

Roxanne Torres, Victoria 

Myrna Villarreal, summa cum laude, Victoria 

 

Master of Education

 

Destiny Barry, Austin 

Karen Garza, Beeville 

Kimberley Frederick, Channelview 

Cinnamin Rivers, Deer Park 

Tabatha Virgil, Fresno 

Karie Wimberly, Goliad 

Lesli Brown, Houston 

Michelle Luster, Houston 

Erika Ong, Houston 

Susan Pitts, Houston 

Ferleshare Starks, Houston 

Tenyse Tasby, Houston 

Kristian Buhidar, Katy 

Melanie Clarke, Katy 

Annika Davis, Katy 

Alisha Jonker, Katy 

Marti Nelson-Frazier, Katy 

Jennifer Huelsebusch, La Grange 

David Haass, La Vernia 

Dana Jamous, Lakeland, Fla. 

Joy Brittlebank, League City 

Tamika Ewing, Missouri City 

Loretta Lee, Missouri City 

Sandra Long-Davis, Missouri City 

Tiffany Williams, Missouri City 

Jamie Dornak, Moulton 

Lori Gaubatz, Needville 

Leslie Hardee, Needville 

Jason Laviolette, Needville 

Irma Rosales, Needville 

Sara Theiss Cruz, Needville 

Brittany McGrew, Port Lavaca 

Christopher Roberts, Porter 

Shae Collins, Richmond 

Kevin Hayes, Richmond 

Kelley Kirila, Richmond 

Brandie Webster, Richmond 

Monica Baines, Rosenberg 

Jennifer Barnhardt, Rosenberg 

Elizabeth Guevara, Rosenberg 

Laura Montgomery, Rosenberg 

Mandy Zatopek, Rosenberg 

Chasity Murphy, Seadrift 

Anne Marie Fisher, Sugar Land 

Sheryl Troutman, Sugar Land 

Abbie Barnett, Victoria 

Judy Ford, Victoria 

Eustolio Longoria, Victoria 

Dena Pilsner, Victoria 

Yolanda Ritchey, Victoria 

Carla Schaefer, Victoria 

 

 

SCHOOL OF NURSING

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

 

Holly Dornak, cum laude, Hallettsville

Priscilla Layton, cum laude, Hallettsville

Olufunke Ajayi, cum laude, Houston

Ifeoma Dike, Houston

Bisola Jimoh, Houston

Adesuwa Ojo, cum laude, Houston

Tolulope Oyewumi, Houston

Tom Oyugi, Houston

Rosna Mishra, summa cum laude, Humble

Robert Wren, Humble

Antonio Martin Garcia, magna cum laude, Katy

Irene Toppar, summa cum laude, Kingwood

Edwin Miranda, Missouri City

Emmanuel Ekhator, Richmond

Theresa Emetoh, Sugar Land

Abieyuwa Emokpae, Sugar Land

Melanie Aguilar, Victoria

Stephanie Valdez, Victoria

 

Master of Science in Nursing

 

Tangye Lundy, Channelview

Sheila Wallen, Missouri City

Jiji Thomas, Richmond

Elsy John, Sugar Land

Marianna Measom, Victoria

Patricia Goehring, Yorktown

 

 

 

 

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelorís and masterís degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.