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GBC Recognizes 2018 Outstanding Graduates

Community members and Great Basin College administration and faculty gathered last week to present the 2018 Outstanding Student Awards

GBC Recognizes 2018 Outstanding Graduates graphic.The Outstanding Student Award is given to one graduating senior in each degree or certificate program at GBC.

Recipients are nominated by GBC faculty members who recognize students for exhibiting academic excellence within their majors.

GBC President Joyce Helens and Vice President for Student and Academic Affairs Lynn Mahlberg presented the awards.

This year’s 2018 Outstanding Student Awards recipients are:

  • Max Campbell, Associate of Applied Science Diesel Technology
  • Charis Baty, Associate of Applied Science Early Childhood Education - Infant Toddler Emphasis
  • Danielle Beazer, Bachelor of Arts - Integrative Studies Natural Resources
  • Shasta Blackeye-Adair, Associate of Art English
  • Lyle Boner, Bachelor of Arts Secondary Education - Math Emphasis
  • Janey Bryan, Associate of Applied Science Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Emphasis
  • Militza Galvan, Associate of Applied Science Computer Technologies - Graphic Communications Emphasis
  • Cynthia Giles, Bachelor of Applied Science Management in Technology
  • Aric Harney, Bachelor of Arts Social Science
  • Dina Hotska, Associate of Applied Science Radiology Technology
  • Melissa Jimenez, Associate of Applied Science Nursing
  • James Johnston II, Associate of Applied Science Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic
  • Brian Kelly, Associate of Applied Science Industrial Millwright Technology
  • Renee Labonte Jones, Bachelor of Arts English
  • Tenniel Leavitt, Bachelor of Arts Elementary Education
  • Logan Licht, Certificate of Achievement Instrumentation Technology
  • Breann Marriott, Associate of Applied Science Human Services
  • Carla Marshburn, Associate of Science
  • Mark Mediate, Bachelor of Applied Science Graphic Communications
  • Olga Medina, Adult Basic Education/English as a Second Language
  • Ty Murray, Associate of Applied Science Electrical Systems Technology
  • Reagan Musselman, Associate of Applied Science Business Administration - Accounting Emphasis
  • Jarrek Nye, Certificate of Achievement Industrial Millwright Technology
  • Lilia Prado, Associate of Arts Early Childhood Education
  • Ashley Switzer, Associate of Applied Science Business Administration - General Business Emphasis
  • Amy Thompson, Bachelor of Science Nursing

For More Information Contact

Kayla McCarson
Director, Marketing & Communications
Phone: (775) 753-2105

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