2017 College and Career Readiness Graduation Held May 11 at RCC

ASHEBORO (May 17, 2017)

Waymon Martin, Randolph Community College Business Administration department head who is retiring June 1, gave the graduation address, and Amber Mashburn was the student speaker at RCC’s College and Career Readiness graduation held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, at the R. Alton Cox Learning Resources Center auditorium on the Asheboro Campus.

Pictured are the eight students who participated in the College and Career Readiness Graduation on May 11.

RCC Adult High School and High School Equivalency graduates who participated in the ceremony on May 11 were (left to right) Sharon Alston, Veronica Cranford, Melanie Cruz, Robert Kirkman, Amber Mashburn, Shannon McMahan, Taquilla Robinson, and Jason Turner, shown here as RCC Board Chair Mac Sherrill is proclaiming them graduates.

Eight students participated in Thursday’s ceremony out of 29 High School Equivalency graduates and one Adult High School Diploma graduate who were eligible.

Dr. Robert Shackleford Jr., RCC president, gave the welcome. Elbert Lassiter, vice president for workforce development and continuing education, and Sandra J. Hartz, director of adult basic education, ESOL and adult high school, presented the candidates for graduation. The conferring of the diplomas was handled by F. Mac Sherrill, chairman of the RCC Board of Trustees.  

Serving as faculty marshals were Melissa Woodell, lead instructor, and Shirley McLain, Adult Basic Education instructor.

The graduates listed alphabetically by their cities of residence follow:

High School Equivalency Graduates

Sharon Alston, Veronica Cranford, Brianna Lamb, Chasity Laughlin, Shannon McMahan, Marlen Ortiz Cruz, Michael Osburn, Sadia Rasheed, Austin Rich, Taquilla Robinson, Ashley Willard.

Nicole McDonald, Ariana Walker.

Xavier Crosson, Amanda Marks.

High Point
Anthony Crawford, James Holmes, Robert Kelly.

Micah Lincoln.

Pleasant Garden
Raemonda Tyra.

Melanie Cruz, Gregory Foland.

Erick Carbajal, Rachael Weaver, Bradley Williams.

Isabell Hammond.

Amber Mashburn.

Ashley Presnell.

Jason Turner.

Adult High School Diploma Graduate

Robert Kirkman.