Forty-seven Shelton residents were among the 601 degree and certificate recipients at Housatonic Community College’s recent 48th commencement.
It was the third largest in the college’s history.

The ceremony took place at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, and was the first attended by new HCC President Paul Broadie II.

Shelton student Laurie B. Grosso was one of six HCC students who maintained a perfect 4.0 average. She received the President’s Medallion for Academic Achievement for her accomplishment.

One Shelton student earned two associate’s degrees, and two received associate’s degrees and certificates.


Associate's degrees


Shelton residents receiving associate’s degrees were:

Maciej Balakier (computer information systems, high honors)

Darrin J. Besescheck (criminal justice)

Edyta Bogucki (business administration)

Eric J. Botsford (computer information systems)

Carolina L Castro (business administration)

Bryan D. Cobaugh (computer information systems)

Richard J. Croteau (general studies)

Ashley M. Davis (human services)

Katherine Drabek (business administration, honors)

Alexa Esteves (business administration)

Lisa Evangelista  (accounting/small business, highest honors)

Steven A. Florczak (general studies)

Andrew J. Gabianelli, (general studies)

Lyann M. Goncalves (general studies)

Laurie B. Grosso (accounting, highest honors)

Amanda S. Hasiotis (human/behavorial and social science)

Jessica A. Jennings (early childhood education)

Barbara Kogut (general studies, honors)

Jessica S. Krizan (occupational therapy assistant, honors)

Estrella M. Lopez (general studies)

Amanda N. Luquis (human/behavorial and social science, honors)

Lindsey F. Maillet (fine arts:, honors)

Steven R. Mallon (nursing, honors)

Anthony D. Marsilio  (graphic design, highest honors)

Megan F. McDevitt (early childhood education, honors)

Janeen R. Mingolello (nursing, honors)

Bianca L. Mobilio (general studies)

Malu B. Mulumba (criminal justice)

Alex J. Ortiz (general studies)

Danielle Paoletta (physical therapist assistant, high honors)

Robert J. Petrucelli (graphic design/multimedia, honors)

Alicia N. Pivarnik (general studies, honors)

Jonathan C. Popoli (business administration/management)

Alexis M. Ramos (business administration/management, honors)

Ace C. Ricker (business administration/management)

Iryna M. Sanchez (business administration/human resource management, highest honors)

Iryna M. Sanchez (general studies, highest honors)

Ashley Seetoo (journalism/communications, honors)

Hamilton C. Smith (business administration)

Angela Twigg (nursing, honors)

Raechel M. Vargas (physical therapist assistant, honors)

Adam R. Vitka (journalism/communications)

Nicolaos G. Zachariadis (business administration)


Certificates


Shelton residents receiving certificates were:

Maciej Balakier (web design/technology)

Cian A. Campbell (PC repair technology)

Kimberly R. Criscuolo (early childhood education)

David M. Ghazal (behavioral healthcare specialist)

Jacob Hemenway (advanced manufacturing machine technology)

Jessica A. Jennings (early childhood education)

Mitchell T. Klepacky (advanced manufacturing machine technology)