Columbia College–Lake of the Ozarks celebrates 2011 graduation and nurses pinning ceremony


Columbia College–Lake of the Ozarks Class of May 2011

More than 900 friends, family, faculty and fans attended the Columbia College–Lake of the Ozarks 2011 graduation commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 1. The event took place at the Lodge of the Four Seasons.

The campus community recognized the hard work of 77 students with Dr. Terry Smith, executive vice president and dean for Academic Affairs, giving the address and conferring degrees. This represented the 19th graduating class from the college.

Members of the May 2011 nursing class also recognized for completion of the nursing program with a pinning ceremony, signifying the end of 14 months of rigorous classroom and clinical work. The graduating class included the following individuals:



Name                                     Home Town
Sara Abel *                            Osage Beach
Leslie Amann                        Lake Ozark
Karla Amburn                       Lake Ozark
Kyle Anderson                      Sunrise Beach
Marina Baklashev ##          Lake Ozark
Sharon Barsby                      Eldon
Melinda Bax                          Saint Elizabeth
Betty Baxter #                       Camdenton
Amanda Bell *                      Macks Creek
Collin Briggs                          Eldon
Stephanie Brumage             Camdenton
Elizabeth Cady #                   Versailles
Pam Canupp                          Lake Ozark
Wendy Carman #                  Eldon
Shannon Clarkston              Eldon
Brittney DeFrates *              Camdenton
 Joshua   Derr                        Kaiser
Christy Duncan *                  Brumley
Chelsey Ellis ##                     Burlington Jct.
 Jessica English                     Camdenton
 Natasha Flaugher                Eldon     
Barbara Fuhrer                    Eldridge
Tammy Garrett ###               Macks Creek
Trenady George                     Eldon
Marcella Groce *                  Eldon
Jessica Hasty                         Camdenton
Lacey Heavner                       Sunrise Beach
Summer Helton                      Eldon
Serena Hill                             Camdenton
Melissa Hollingsworth       Camdenton
Christina Kaiser                    Russelville
Cindy King*                            Olean    
Hope Kingston                       Macks Creek
Danielle Kreutzer ##             Lake Ozark
Devin Kurtz                            Osage Beach
Anthony Labuary *               California
Dayna Larson                        Camdenton
Rebecca Larson                    Fortuna
Amanda Malmberg              Iberia
Christy Marcolla                  Eldon
Nancy McClure #                  Camdenton
Lynsay McGarvey *              Montreal
Amy Mead                              Linn Creek
Audra Meyer                         Sunrise Beach
Andrew Miller                       Camdenton
Kaleb Miner                          Richland
Shelby Nelson                       Osage Beach
Britni Nix                                Eldon
Ronnie Page                          Camdenton
Lucy Parker #                        Osage Beach
Lisa Patrick                           Lake Ozark
Janet Phillips                        Rocky Mount
Rona Prater ^                        Eldon
Vernon Quinn                       Camdenton
David Rambo                        Osage Beach
Taylor Raube *                     Camdenton
Frances Ray                           Iberia
 Tricia Renicker                    Urbana
 Anne Rexroat #                    Keytesville
 Brynda Reynolds ###         Lake Ozark
Lori Roden                            Versailles
Krystal Schiefelbein *         Linn Creek
Robert Sherman                   Eldon
Debbra Smith                        Eldridge
Toni Smith                             Camdenton
Jeffrey Stout                          Camdenton
Heather Tomson                   Eugene
Philana Vanskike *              Camdenton
Shelley Vicino                       Avondale, AZ
Jeffrey Waldon                     Camdenton
Rose Walker                         Camdenton
Lorrie Wasil                          Camdenton
Christopher Williams *       Osage Beach
Lisa Willis*                            Mack Creek
Rebecca Wilson                    Lake Ozark
Margaret Young                    Osage Beach
Lisa Zaritz                               Eldon


               
*Nursing Program graduate
^ Earned masters degree
# Cum laude – 3.5 GPA
## Magna cum laude – 3.75 GPA
### Summa cum laude – 3.9 GPA  

Graduates participated in a ceremony rehearsal on Friday, April 29, and posed for this photo in front of the campus.

The May 2011 Columbia College–Lake of the Ozarks Nursing Class

Rona Prater of Eldon earned her Master's of Business Administration degree.

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