Local residents receive diplomas, certificates during TJC Commencement


Tyler Junior College recently announced a total of 894 graduates received degrees and certificates from the institution for the spring semester.

In total, TJC awarded 1,282 degrees and certificates to graduates during the Spring 2018 graduation ceremony.

Bullard residents receiving diplomas at TJC’s May Commencement included Daniel Bogue, Irene Campos, Jennifer Constante, Marcelo Da Silva Anton, Kylie Evans, Lillian Gain, Brady Griffin, Tristin Honeycutt, Shelby Horton, Timothy Johnson, Shelbi Joy, Taylor Larson, Nicholas Lemons, Haylee Mascorro, Bonnie McCoy, Ryan Nakasone, Benjamin Rogers, Madison Schaeffer, Nicholas Silvia, Michael Skinner, Cristo Villagomez, and Destinee Welch.

Likewise, residents of Flint presented with diplomas at the TJC graduation included Stefaine Bestor, Amber Brown, Alan Chamberland, Ashley Hanson, Christopher Hawkins, Courtney Holland, Elissa Hopson, Glenda Kilcrease, Kammy Locascio, Cherish McCoy, Marsha McCoy, Allison Rives, Hayley Robertson, Kevin Salvador, Stephanie Sanchez, Amy Simental, Patrick Smallwood, Aaron Smith, Christopher Tidwell, Bethany Ward, James Wheeler, Brittany Wilkins, Kacie Williams, and Haylee Wilson.

Established in 1926, TJC is one of the largest community colleges in Texas, with more than 11,500 students enrolled per semester.

For 90 years, TJC has embodied the true sense of the term “community college,” as reflected in its foundational promises to provide students with a quality education, a vibrant student life and opportunities for service to the community.

TJC offers more than 125 degree and certificate programs, plus extensive training and technical programs, and offers opportunities for students to transfer to a four-year institution or gain the skills they need to go directly into the workforce.

TJC is the only Texas community college to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene.

TJC features a 137-acre campus, rigorous academics, 60 national championships in athletics, stellar fine and performing arts programs, modern residential facilities, and organizations and clubs that reflect student diversity.

In 2017, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named TJC as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges.

For more information about Tyler Junior College, visit www.tjc.edu.


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