510 Students Graduate from Owens Community College

   Owens Community College graduated 510 students - including 91 from the Findlay Campus - at the 31st annual Spring Commencement Tuesday, May in Alumni Hall.

  Cynthia Jess, a Registered Nursing major from Rocky Ridge, represented the Spring 1997 class and was the keynote speaker for the ceremony. Jess is one of nearly 57 students who graduated with honors, including students with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

The graduates at Spring Commencement were:

Associate of Arts Degree


Liberal Arts General Concentration

Lynne Marie DownesOregonJacob Edward ForrestToledo
Susan May GudgerNapoleonMary Katherine HooverToledo
Kathleen Mary KlostermanSt. Marys(D)Jacqueline Marie VelerOak Harbor

Elementary Education Concentration

Julie Ann Mc CaugheySwanton

Psychology Concentration

Andrea Roberta Adams-MillerFindlayCorie Ann HebanToledo
Sheryl Marie HobbsMonclovaKelley A. WilliamsPerrysburg

Associate of Science Degree


Liberal Arts General Concentration

Roberta Kay HenningToledoJoshua Scott WaisanenToledo

Biology Concentration

Anne Marie Mc LearyToledo

Business Administration Concentration

Veronica Christina AngelToledo Patti Lynn DeelToledo
Stacy Elizabeth HallHollandStephen Bryan WintersToledo

Associate Degree in Applied Business
Business Technologies


Accounting Technology

Cheryl Lynne Allen Toledo Roberta Sue Aspacher Luckey
Camille S. Bloom Toledo Allison Dawn BoothDeshler
Dee Ann Busack Fostoria Lesa Ann ClarkToledo
Stephen Andrew Cline Perrysburg Lisa Ann CousinoToledo
Candice Marie Curns Toledo Michele Marie DailToledo
Lisa M. Dile Toledo Argenia Katrice DoyleToledo
Tracy Lynn Dunn McComb Melanie Ann FallToledo
Jennifer Beth Fiedler Toledo Wendy L. FossFostoria
Jeremy M. Garber Toledo Javier GomezToledo
Lee Andra Hitchen Toledo Tiffany Danielle KeelToledo
Maryanna P. Kirian Toledo Carol Ann LambrechtPerrysburg
Jennifer Marie McGreevy Toledo Ann MenterNorthwood(D)
Jennifer Lyn Minich Findlay(D) Tera Lynn MoonGenoa
Heather Lynn Patterson Toledo Donna M. PhillipsToledo
Rose J. Richardson Portage Christina L. Rickle Wharton
Jodi Lynn Saum Findlay Holly Michelle Shobe Northwood
Katy Rose Smith Millbury Casey Aaron SutfieldToledo
William Courtland Weigman Bowling Green Michele Lynn WilliamsMt Cory
Jodelle K. Yost Toledo

Business Management Technology

Duane L. Baker Swanton Angela Marie BellmanFindlay
Vickie Lynn Bollett Rossford Joanna L. BucklewWalbridge
Diana Sue Caldwell Millbury Amy Sue EllerbrockOttawa
Jill Marie Fast Metamora Marianne Kay FrankartFostoria
Nancy Jean Griffin Toledo Jason David HarmonFostoria
Linda Louise Martinez Findlay Bryan L. MatesCarey
Ann Menter Northwood(D) Melissa Anne PhillipsBowling Green
Nick J. Sudlow Leipsic Marilyn Ann WagnerSylvania

Computer Programming Technology

Peter J. Hustwayte Toledo John R. RuhlyMaumee

Microcomputer Business Systems Major

Sue Ann Barhite Toledo Julie Ann BlaserToledo
Rita Jane Caudill Pemberville Matthew Ray ClemmerFindlay
Cecilia Isabel Deckman Toledo Edward John KubiakNorthwood
Monica Marie Murphy Toledo Jennifer Kay NorthrupOak Harbor
Latasha Anne Nunn Toledo Dena Marie O’LearyToledo
Gregory M. Rollins Tiffin Joyce Ann SmithSwanton
Dawn Marie Stripling Toledo Shane A. Thiel Findlay

Financial Management Technology

Cyndra S. Glauser Maumee Tiffany Jae HickersonMaumee
Tracy JoAnna Mack Berkey Constance Jo MossingMetamora
Jennifer Ann Nour Toledo Kelly Ann Pigott Petersburg, MI
Michelle Marie Rostkowski Toledo

Hospitality Management Technology

Donna J. Baker Oregon Annette Marie Iden-MillerPerrysburg
Amy Kay Youngpeter Delphos

Food Service Major

Danielle Christine Smith Rossford

Marketing and Sales Technology

Viravee Balankura Walbridge Jeffery Todd CarpenterMaumee
Jill Andrea Cira Perrysburg Melissa Louise EndicottWalbridge
Trent Wayne Farthing Findlay Audra Louise FlamesPortage
Steven James Gregory Rossford Jaime Lyn HollabaughMillbury
Timothy Alan Hord Findlay Wendy Ann KirkbrideToledo
Todd M. Laney Rossford Anthony Francesco LazzaroRossford
Megan Kathryn McCook Sylvania Todd Anthony PesterOttawa
Rhonda Marie Reinhart Findlay Stacey Head RouenPerrysburg
Heather Marie Schmalzried Toledo Jonathan Richard St. JulianPerrysburg
Amber Lynne Thatcher Swanton Julie Margaret WelshToledo(D)

Fashion Merchandising Major

Lisa Renee Conner Temperance, MI TerriJo DunkleSwanton
Olga Lopez Escobar Martin Tina Marie McIntoshPerrysburg

Administrative/Word Processing Technology

Christine Ann Bodi Grand Rapids Theresa Marie BorerUpper Sandusky(D)
Carol Jean Cervenec Rossford Maria FloresFostoria
Sandra Lopez Fruchey Genoa Carrie Jo HaeckToledo
Kimberly Jean Keirns Oregon Laura A. LauPerrysburg
Angie Lynn McCreight Toledo Jodi Lynn OutlandToledo
Julia Odette Rettig Arlington Krista Joy RutherfordJenera
Betty Lou Saldusky Fostoria April Mae SchnipkeFort Jennings
Connie L. Schreiber Continental Wendy S. SteltenpohlMaumee
Carol Anne Wagoner Curtice Dana Lynne WoodleyToledo
Lisa G. Zikovich Tontogany

Associate Degree in Applied Science
Engineering Technology


Civil Engineering Technology
Architectural Construction Major

Jason Lynn Collert Mt Cory Timothy Allen CopeToledo
Lawrence J. Czop Toledo Jeremy Paul DuranWalbridge
Edward E. Eck Northwood Lynette Renea LangeToledo
Jean Lohman Delta Kristofer Michael SavialCygnet
Christopher J. Simon Portage Marc D. VogelpohlCurtice
Matthew Robert Weber Edgerton Timothy Allen Wright Perrysburg
Jonathan Paul ZadroznyLambertville, MI

Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology
Biomedical Electronics Major

Kristin Diann Ayres Toledo Hizar M. BorabyOregon
Daniel C. Kerner Toledo Lori Ann ThompsonPerrysburg
Frederick J. Wozniak Toledo Scot C. YarnellRossford

Computer Electronics Major

Barton L. Ameling Gibsonburg Gary R. BartelToledo
Thomas Richard Jackson Elmore Keith Richard JagielskiRossford
Denis Charles M. Katell Toledo Jeremy Scott King Williston
Kevin Lee Lirot Toledo Thomas Allen McLearyToledo
Gary T. Strasdin Toledo Tony K. TangSandusky

Electro-Mechanical Major

Cary Jonathan Drewes Defiance Stanley M. DuncanWoodville
Brian Lee Emmitt Bloomdale Roger Joseph HinelineToledo
Michael John Webken Ottoville Hakan YapragigurNorthwood

Electronics Major

Joseph Junior Bielecki Rossford John Perry BlackburnToledo
David Hugh Clouse Oregon

Industrial Electronics Major

Jonathon J. Conine Findlay Roger Joseph HinelineToledo
Scott Daniel Kunkelman Findlay Brad L.S. NagyGenoa
Donald William Reed, Jr. Toledo David L. TweedFindlay

Communications Electronics Major

Robert L. Crapsey Toledo Larry Gene CrawfordToledo
Gregory Alan Kraus Findlay

Environmental Management Technology

Brian Allen Hardy Adrian, MI Michael J. HoyeFindlay
Christopher Wayne Morrow Findlay Karissa L. RaderCarey

Industrial Engineering Technology

Quality Engineering Major

Brandon A. Peterson Findlay

Mechancial Engineering Technology

Stacy Dean Bishop Findlay Wayne C. GrebeWhitehouse

Computer-Aided Machining Major

Jeffrey Ross Heffelfinger Upper Sandusky Douglas Alan WinnPemberville

Mechanical Design/Drafting Major

Kevin D. Becker Cloverdale Mark A. BrinkmanPandora
Dennis Stuart Derr Vanlue Melissa K. GunnToledo
Jeffrey Ross Heffelfinger.Upper Sandusky Michael Craig MahrOregon
Mark A. Pine Findlay Jeremy Allan RayToledo
Tracie Lynn Rodabaugh Findlay Jeffrey Paul RosierFostoria
Eric Dean Sonnenberg Malinta Matthew L. SpicerRossford

Computer-Assisted Technical Illustration and Electronic Publishing Technology

Joseph Samuel Langhals Ottawa Heather A. WittesHolland

Industrial Technologies


Automotive Technology

David C. Brownfield Toledo Ryan John Disterheft Eau Claire, MI
Keith Walter Fleitz Ottawa Lake, MI Brian Thomas MegeryNew Philadelphia
Kien Duc Nguyen Toledo Sean Cory QuinlivanMaumee
Kevin M. Ricard Toledo Matthew Eric StoutSwanton
Mark Richard White Toledo

Automotive Body Repair

Brian R. Moffett Edgerton

Automotive Business Management Major

John Crowley Bigelow Toledo

Diesel Technology

Shay Lloyd Sichau Hinckley Kevin Dean SonnenbergHamler

Agricultural Equipment Technician Major

Daniel Edward Albertson Clifford, MI Scott D. DelmottePigeon, MI
David Taylor Demski Sodus, MI Patrick Casimir HartmannPerrysburg
Jason Robert Howard Thurman Michael Edward JaworskiMonroe, MI
Benjamin Dennis Keller St. Henry Daniel Edward MenchhoferColdwater
Jody Lynn Osborn Edon Todd Ronald ThorntonQuincy
Craig Dale Vermeersch Unionville, MI Heath Curtis WeilnauMonroeville
William Lewis Yaple Canal Winchester

Applied Industrial Technology


Building Maintenance Major

Ronald Milo Bixler Toledo Lawrence Anthony Burda JrToledo
Kris Alan Wagoner Perrysburg

Elctrical Major

Joseph M. Doan Toledo Robert C. DunstanPandora
James W. Johnson Toledo LeRoy Eugene Smith, JrToledo

Welding Major

James Kenneth KovacsCurtice Daniel Joseph Americas Joseph OberskiOttawa Lake, MI

Health Technologies


Dental Hygiene Program

Rebecca K. Albach Toledo Eva Marie AndersonToledo
Joy Anne Bacon Bryan TaMara Su BenedictMillbury
Stephanie Ruth Birtsas Toledo Angela J. BlankGreenwich
Jacqueline Marie Brown Leipsic Jessica C. BussellToledo
Brandy Alethea Davidson Toledo Jill Elizabeth GardnerToledo
Christina Louise Hart Toledo Jennifer Kym HighToledo
Jason Paul LeGree Toledo Eve Marie MehallowToledo(D)
Carrie Ann Nehls Fremont Kathleen Hollister PughToledo
Jane Marie Roth Walbridge Cherryl Lee SalenbienDundee, MI
Harry Ryan Snodgrass Toledo Tiffany Louise TurnerToledo
Melinda Sue Walker Greenwich

Dietetic Technology

Wendy Dawn Bird Perrysburg Brenda Sue Clausen Lyons
Regina Lynn Elmore Walbridge Kyle A. Feasel Bellevue
Brenda Kay Grindstaff Swanton Lori Lynn KelsoToledo
Jenny Mae Lasater Findlay Debra Ann MoralesToledo
Alicia Dione Philabaum Lambertville, MI Robin Marie RootToledo
Patricia A. Rupright Fostoria Karen Sue SchlegelSwanton
Stacie Helen Sieminski Toledo Andrea Lynn Stahl Erie, MI
Denise Louise Theaker Maumee Vilma Caquilala WoodcockToledo

Registered Nursing Technology

Kelly Lynn Alexander Pemberville Lara Ann BartleyRossford
Vanessa Joy Billiot Risingsun Treaundra Lata Boose Bowling Green
Lori Ann Borkosky Lima Deborah Ann BrandeberryToledo
Amy Michelle Breidenbach Fostoria Andrea Sue BricknerTiffin
Julia Ann Brown Findlay Mary Sue BuehlerPerrysburg
Judith A. Bullimore Rossford Ann Carroll CiprianiToledo
Vicky L. Crowder Findlay Billie Jolene DeShetlerRossford
Cheryl Lynn Eubank Maumee Sandra K. FlickNorthwood
Jennifer Anne Foust Findlay Jessica Rae GahimerVickery
Amy Lynn Gillig Tiffin Edward N. Goshe, IIITiffin
Jonathon Michael Graber Bradner Kandy S. GretzingerCarey
Shirley Elizabeth Harris Toledo Maryclaire HauckFindlay
Tracy Lynn Hegemier Pemberville Diane Marie HernandezFindlay
Anna Marie Katrina Hills Findlay Susan A. HinkleFostoria
Cynthia Diane Hoffman Fostoria Eric W. HolmesToledo
Melissa Renee Howell Cridersville Julie Ann James St. Marys
Cynthia Lynne Jess Rocky Ridge Mitzi Gayle Johnson Carey
Laura Ann Kesler Tiffin Kathleen Mary Klosterman St. Marys(D)
Jo Lynn Klostermeyer Maumee Michael A. Kochensparger Port Clinton
Mavis Maria Kramer Gibsonburg Marcia Gail Kunkelman Fostoria
Donald Wayne Leonard Findlay Angela Rose Logsdon Toledo
Laura Lynn Lumpkins Delphos Ruth Oberdorf McGee Martin(D)
Nicole Lynn McNulty Toledo Brett William Might Tiffin
Wendy Sue Mogavero Temperance, MI Angela Michelle Moore Delphos
Colleen Faye Murray Tiffin Anita M. Navarro Delta
Cheryl Lynn Nelson Toledo Deborah Jeanette Neumann Toledo
Cynthia Ann Nye Fostoria Maria Catherine Patrick Oak Harbor
Charlotte B. Patterson Swanton Sheryll Louise Philby Findlay
Janice T. Poggemeyer Luckey Stefanie A. Puffenberger Findlay
Christine Lee Putterbaugh Toledo Amber Rachelle Ridge Toledo
Laurie A. Rivera Findlay Anneliese Agnes Rochester Bloomville
Rhonda Jean Routzon Findlay Jodi Betts Ruehle Holland
Jessica Marie Sanchez Luckey Karen Denise Sanchez Toledo
Judith Ann Sarno Lima Amy Michelle Sarver Toledo
Colleen J. Sheeks Bowling Green Sandra L. Sliwinski Monclova
Lisa Marie Snook Mt. Blanchard Michelle Marie Stacklin Maumee
Daniel Allen Stark Toledo Kimilee Jean Steinmiller Toledo
Karen J. Stough Findlay Joan Marie Stull Toledo
Tanya L. Styer Toledo Roger Swick-Snyder Toledo
Lisa Marie Taormina Boradman C. Sue Too-Tall Findlay
Amie Sue Vick Oregon Autumn L. Wagner Tiffin
Theresa Leigh Waller Findlay Susan Theresa White Perrysburg
Michele Marie Wieczorek Bowling Green Angela May Wood Oregon
Karen Ann Zelinko Maumee Jennifer Kathleen Zeller Toledo

Optometric/Ophthalmic Technology

Elizabeth Celine Allen Sylvania Penny Jo Black Holland
Tamara Marie Brinkman Graytown Jennifer Lynne Hoot Northwood
Tracie Daleene Jess Port Clinton Marilyn Josephine Toledo
Billi Jo Mendoza Curtice Troy Edward Owens Toledo
Barbara Rose Schroeder Wauseon

Physical Therapist Assistant Technology

Lynn Marie Bocian Toledo Kimberly Ann Frantz Toledo
Barbara Sue Gatewood Toledo Carolyn Ann Gray Toledo
Michael Thomas Guziolek Toledo Laura Ann Haller Toledo
Elycia Rose Hoover Ottawa Lake, MI Patricia Ann Jarchow Perrysburg
Barbara J. Josephson Perrysburg Daniel George Karamol Swanton
Marianne Keller Holland Heather Sue Kolkemeyer Woodville
Angela M. Kurnik Toledo Heather Lynn Michalak Toledo
Sarah Rose Neyhart Maumee Milla Podolsky Sylvania
Jenny L. Reichard Curtice Kelly Lyn Richards Sylvania
Joan Marie Tyburski Toledo Shawn Marie Vasko Toledo
Linda Irene Veasey Northwood Beverly Ann Zywiczynski Perrysburg

Radiologic Technology

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Major

Dana Lynn Bockrath Findlay Amanda Lee O’Brien Deerfield, MI
Jill Lynn Plath Whitehouse Jodie Lyn Taylor Halifax, PA

Nuclear Medicine Major

Norman D. Szakovits, Jr. Toledo

Radiation Therapy Major

Lisa Ann Diaz Fostoria Rodney Thomas Haddock Toledo
Kelly Sue Jockett Toledo

Radiography Major

Angela Lynn Adelsperger Tiffin Marie Ann Baker Toledo
Glen Scott Bartholow Toledo Susan Marie Black Holland
Jody L. Coleman Fremont Jennifer Marie Diaz Bascom
Evelyn Marie Gill Northwood Charla Jean Gossard Delphos
Matthew L. Gossard Delphos Sue Ann Grabenstetter Woodville
Staci Jo Grimes Defiance Holly Louise Haddox Bellevue
Nicole Lucille Menna Toledo Debra Susanne Pearson Toledo
Melissa Marie Robertson Toledo Angela Lynn Smith Swanton
Mary J. Stark Ottawa Lake, MI Alyson Marie Widmer Gibsonburg

Surgical Technology

Crystal Lynn Adams Ottawa Lake, MI Evelyn Jeanne Bails Toledo
Angela Kelly Berger Toledo Amy Lynne Blowers Toledo
Jennifer L. Helberg Napoleon Debra M. Kessinger Rossford
Mary Jo Julia Lazur Toledo Derek Andrew Lewandowski Toledo
Holly Shannon Loizou Toledo Angela Rae Mohler Napoleon
Chad E. Staschke Norwalk Theresa Lynn Swartzmiller Republic
Jill Holly Thompson Waterville Sean Myers Tucker Toledo

Natural Science Technology


Agribusiness Management Technology

Misty Laine Bechstein Bowling Green Wendy Sue Geil Napoleon
James Arlen Niday Jr. Swanton Caleb Patrick Pelz Montpelier
Lucas Bruce Perras Millbury Robert J. Reinhart Fostoria
Matthew Bryan Schimming Curtice

Landscape and Turfgrass Management

Kevin Michael Eberly Perrysburg Chad Patrick Feehan Fostoria
Eric Wayne Kahl Waterville Catherine Michelle Reiter Fremont
Jennifer Joy Smith Fostoria Dennis James Sobecki Millbury

Public Service Technologies


Early Childhood Education Technology

Jennifer Leigh Bailie Maumee Janet L. Forrester-Cutcher Millbury
Kathleen Edwards Toledo Joyce Ann Haas Rossford
Tara Elizabeth Lehmkuhl Toledo Denise Ann Lytle Findlay
Dawn Marie Mosqueda Toledo Alisa Dawn Plante-Groves Bowling Green
Carmen RaeAnn Preston Curtice Mary Ann Richardson Toledo
Christine Marie Schwind Toledo Jeanna Louise Wehrle Findlay
Jennifer Renee Williamson Findlay

Fire Science Technology

Jason Corey Boltz Wauseon Robert Christopher Krause Toledo
Bryan Anthony Mancini Perrysburg Thomas Edward Momsen Toledo
Richard Carl Monto Maumee

Law Enforcement Technology

Todd Alan Anderson Toledo Jason Eugene Barth Nevada
Matthew Michael Bishop Defiance Louis W. Borucki Toledo
Gregory James Buck Maumee Keith William Carr Toledo
Sean Allen Collins Toledo William Scott Cook Carey
Kathryn A. Corbin Findlay LaDonna Jean Davis Toledo
Nan Davis Findlay Stephen Douglas Dempsey Toledo
Anthony E. Dotson Findlay Tori Anne Ferguson Toledo
Misty Dawn FoxUpper Sandusky Melanie Moonsong Frye Toledo
Ryan Anthony Grames Northwood Michael John Haynes Northwood
Tommy Dean Hill Upper Sandusky Kathleen S. Jankowski Toledo
Shelli Ann Kilburn Toledo Candice Susan King Toledo
Monica Ann Kirby Bowling Green Jason Scott Lenhardt Rossford
Patricia Ann Logan Toledo Joseph Dominic Mattoni Maumee
James Michael Moore Walbridge George Robert Plasencio Toledo
Kevin Andrew Rantanen Perrysburg Jeffry Alan Sabo Deshler
Christina Lee Schaad Perrysburg Jeremy Todd Selders Maumee
Joshua Gail Sheriff Toledo Wendy Lee Shifflett Toledo
Travis J. Simons Findlay Stephanie Stewart Sylvania
Gregory Michael Thomas Valley City

Associate Degree in Technical Studies

Harry Edward Davis Jr. Toledo Gregory Thomas Keel Perrysburg
James J. Schnapp Perrysburg
*** (D) = Dual Degree