Photo by Jack Snyder. Haywood Community College recently held an Honor’s Day Convocation to celebrate outstanding students and recognize their accomplishments. Pictured is Matthew Joseph Valliere. He was recognized with the Governor Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award. 

Haywood Community College recently held an Honor’s Day Convocation to celebrate outstanding students and recognize their accomplishments. The program was held in the Charles Beall Auditorium. Honors Day gives instructional and student services divisions a wonderful opportunity to recognize student excellence.

 Students recognized at the ceremony were:  Student Government Association Officers 2017-2018, Sophi Ayanna Jackson-President, Lindsey Anne Mehaffey -Vice President, Maria D. Gamez Chavez-Secretary; Student Government Association Officers 2018-2019, Selah Mauri Chandler-President, Caroline Abigail Page-Vice President, Dakota Calvin Moody-Secretary; 2018 NC Community College Academic Excellence Award, Garrett Alan Jones; Governor Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award, Matthew Joseph Valliere; Dallas Herring Achievement Award, Elizabeth Anne Lewis; Student Ambassadors, David Joseph Klein, Dylan C. Poplin and Madison G. Sugg; Academics Award for Student Excellence in Service, Kurt R. Cope; Academics Award for Student Excellence in Leadership, Anita Clark Edwards; Outstanding Student in Biology, Cheyenne Mackenzie Conner; Outstanding Student in Communication, Daniel R. Robbins, Outstanding Student in English, Alexandria M. Lahm; Outstanding Student in Fish & Wildlife Management Technology, Leighann Brooke Devore; Outstanding Student in Forest Management Technology, Joshua Nelson Noah; Outstanding Student in History, Sagan Wayne Thacker; Outstanding Student in Horticulture Technology, Alicia Nicole Iwalani Turner; Outstanding Student in Mathematics, Camron Young-Scavotto; Outstanding Student in Psychology, Nikki Leigh Gregory; Outstanding Student in Accounting, Renee Burdick Kocher; Outstanding Student in Automotive Systems Technology, Hunter Wayne Bolin; Outstanding Career and College Promise Student in Automotive Systems Technology-High School, Enrique Muro-Castillo; Outstanding Student in Business Administration, Ricky Glenn Sanford; Outstanding Student in Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology, Forrest K. Sutton; Outstanding Student in Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology-High School, Ethan Lester Hall; Outstanding Career and College Promise Student in Computer-Integrated Machining Technology, Luke Daniel Palmer; Outstanding Student in Computer-Integrated Machining Technology, Timothy Levi O’Neill; Outstanding Career and College Promise Student in Electrical Systems Technology, Bueanaventura Padagdag; Outstanding Student in Electrical Systems Technology-High School, L. J. Green, II; Outstanding Student in Electronics Engineering Technology, Charles Edward Holland; Outstanding Student in Industrial Systems Technology, Maxwell Trail Brown; Outstanding Student in Information Technology, Peter Anthony Seibert; Outstanding Student in Professional Crafts -Clay, Frances Fulle Deter; Outstanding Student in Professional Crafts-Fiber, Rebecca Rose Duex; Outstanding Student in Professional Crafts-Jewelry, Greta Marie Lutman; Outstanding Student in Professional Crafts-Wood, John Kegan Daly; Outstanding Student in Welding Technology, Travis Taylor Noland; Outstanding Student in Adult High School, Morgan Annelise McBride; Outstanding Student in Career College, Timothy Richard Burnette; Outstanding Student in English as a Second Language, Alejandra Santos Vivanco-Mendoza; Outstanding Student in High School Equivalency, Mary Louetta Cheshire; Outstanding Student in Cosmetology, Janine Robinson Anderson; Outstanding Student in Criminal Justice Technology, David T. Edwards; Outstanding Student in Early Childhood Education, April Whitman Hall; Outstanding Student in Medical Assisting, Maria D. Gamez Chavez; Outstanding Student in Medical Office Administration, Rosalia Rosario McHattie; Outstanding Student in Nursing, Autumn Eckenrod Willett; Outstanding Student in Allied Health, Joshua Gregory Darovitz; Outstanding Student in BLET/Law, Justin D. Price; Outstanding Student in Creative Arts, Janet L. Foushee; Outstanding Student in Emergency Medical Services, Corby Dean Grooms and Outstanding Student in Fire, Jacob Cody McCracken.