Gogebic Community College

Graduating Class of 1997

Class of 1997

Graduation: Friday, May 16, 1997
David G. Lindquist Student Center
Commencement Address: "Success As You Define It" by Dr. Curtis Tompkins, President, Michigan Technological University

Graduates with High Honors
Kirsten Ann Ahola
Janette S. Cecil
Ernest Roy Cummings
Kip Michael Damgard
Denese Marie Daniels
James Edward Dwojack
Sarah Beth Estola
Lynn Ellen Furyk
Karen L. Gosch
Amanda Joy Gregas
Nicole Marie Hamberg
Robert J. Jackson
Brenda Ann Jarvis
David Richard Johnson
Eric Robert Johnson
Sherry Ann Kapustka
Brian John Komula
Terri Lynn Lahti
Holly Ann Liljestrom
Llana Rose Longhini
Kimberly Ann Luoma
Jason Michael MacLeod
Michael Jon Maki
Tammie Martinson
Nancy Karel Mattson
Susan Lucille Novascone
Heather Dawn Oja
Shanna Leigh Perttula
Renee Lee Pestka
Kevin Jay Peterson
Susan Rae Philamelee
Jaime Kay Rogan
Gwen Marie Saari
Dan Thomas Shamion
Tina Marie Sikkila
Michael Wayne Sirvio
Charlotte Patricia Steele
Mark Strelcheck
Mary Beth Swesey
Andrew M. Tranetzki
Joan Marie Usitalo

Graduates with Honors
Connie A. Baldauf
Gregory Joseph Barlow
Michael James Behrendt
David Andrew Block
Richard Scott Blocksom
Faith Marie Bouillion
Gabriel J. Cadeau
Stacey Lynn Caramella
Brian E. Erickson
Geoff Edward Erickson
Tina J. Franciskovich
Mary Catherine George
Steven P. Gerber
Jason Edward Gustafson
Barbara Faye Hemming
Melanie Sue Ikola
Mark L. Johnson
Kellie Jean Kellett
Cindy Ann Knabe
Helen S. Koss
James Michael Matazel
David Elmer Niemi
Deborah Lynnae Niemi
Christina Ann Osborne
Robbie John Pairolero
Amy Catherine Pikka
Michele-Anne Piper
Cheryl S. Prescott
Scott James Rainaldo
Linda L. Rech
George Richard Roberts
Deborah M. Saari
Christy Lee Shiroda
Dennis James Stapleton
Kevin Neil Store
Alan Robert Tulppo

Associate of Science

David Andrew Block
Denese Marie Daniels
Jeremy William Gerrits
Erin Rene'e Gilgen
Keith E. Graham
Valerie Marie Johnson
Jaime Lynn LaBine
Steven Arthur Lehto Jr.
Tammie J. Martinson
Deborah Lynnae Niemi
Heather Dawn Oja
Robbie John Pairolero
Ronald Joan Radlinger Jr.
Scott James Rainaldo
Bradley Aaron Volkmann
Peter Jay Waino
Joshua Joseph Warren

Associate of Arts

Steven M. Alessandroni
Amy M. Anderson
Jaime Lynn Anderson
Virgil Daniel Baross
Joseph S. Benny
Michael James Behrendt
Faith Marie Bouillion
Stephanie Bushie
Jessica Ruth Carlson
Joseph James Cayer
Ernest Roy Cummings
Kip Michael Damgard
Christopher Alan Dary
Tina Louise Demaray
Jennifer R. Dunbar
Cory Leonard Erickson
Carrie A. Forslund
Scott M. Fortune
Lynn Ellen Furyk
Kevin Clark Grace
Amanda Joy Gregas
Mary Catherine George
Jason Edward Gustafson
Holly B. Hamm
Dale Edward Hedman
Billie Jo Helen
Jennifer Lea Hemming
Richard Allen Hendges
Robert John Jackson
Dennis Paul Jilek
David Richard Johnson
Eric Robert Johnson
Shannon Rae Kahila
Clayton J. Kananen
Adam Daniel Kangas
Joseph Scott Kapugia
James A. Kellas
Kellie Jean Kellett
Gordon Michael Koski
Rachelle Dawn Krall
Amber Nicole Kulppi
Marcy Lynn Kusz
Kimberly Ann Luoma
Sarah Ann Lutey
Michael Jon Maki
Michael E. Mansell
Angela Dawn Marczak
Terra Lee Menghini
Warren Arthur Miller
Jaime Sue Minier
Dennis Wayne Niemela
Susan Lucille Novascone
Seth Stephen Pavlovich
Jay John Pawlak
James Joseph Pertile
Charles Albert Perttu
Kathleen N. Peterson
Shane Forrest Petersen
Michele-Anne Piper
Derek Raisanen
Brad Christopher Ramme
Brady R. Roberts
Jodi Ann Rock
Lawrence Douglas Roman
David Charles Runge
Michael Jon Runge
Deborah M. Saari
David L. Samardich
Mark A. Sbraggia
Ronald Howard Schultz
Ronald William Schultz
Tina Marie Sikkila
Mark Strelcheck
Amy Kristine St. Vincent
Nicole Joy St. Vincent
Curtis Lane Sutherland
Amie Kristen Tefft
Michael B. Tomczak
Sara Joy Torkko
Alan Robert Tulppo
Donald Joseph Turner
Laura Lee Whitley
Dennis Zaleski
Gregory Paul Zalewski
Michael Edward Zalewski
Michael John Zorich

Associate of Applied Science

Clint John Amman
Jeannette Elizabeth Austrum
Connie A. Baldauf
Gregory Joseph Barlow
Anthony William Beres
Robert Joseph Broemer
Stacey Lynn Caramella
Susan Dawn Cogdill
James Edward Dwojak
Brian E. Erickson
Douglas R. Erickson
Geoff Edward Erickson
Sarah Beth Estola
Tina J. Franciskovich
Danielle Lyn Greil
Steven Scott Haataja
Nicole Marie Hamberg
Peter Hedman
Barbara Faye Hemming
Steven R. Holm
John N. Ikola
Melanie Sue Ikola
Roberta Lynn Ivey
Brenda Ann Jarvis
Mark L. Johnson
Sherry Ann Kapustka
Brian John Komula
Helen S. Koss
John William LaChapelle
Terri Lynn Lahti
Kari Leigh Luoma
Jason Michael MacLeod
Bonnie K. Maki
Corene Marie Marshalek
James Michael Matazel
Nancy Karel Mattson
Tonya Lynn Mattson
Heather R. Menghini
Trent D. Meske
Jamie John Monville
William S. Nelson
Rachel Lynn Ofstad
Christena Ann Osborne
Shanna Leigh Perttula
Donald James Peterson
Kevin Jay Peterson
David Gary Poupart Jr.
Cheryl S. Prescott
Todd Michael Pydo
Richard Edward Rintala
Ja-Nae Anna Roberts
Mark William Rounds
Gwen Marie Saari
John Michael Sokolowski
Kelli Lynn Stanczak
Charlotte Patricia Steele
Michael Anthan Streeter
Mary Beth Swesey
Joan Marie Usitalo
Shane Michael Wadman
Brandon Michael Zeckovich

Associate of Applied Business

Kirsten Ann Ahola
Guiliermo Ernesto Arias
Richard Scott Blocksom
Lori Marie Carlson
Janette S. Cecil
Steven P. Gerber
Michelle Ann Gervasio
Karen L. Gosch
Margaret E. Granados
Barbara Faye Hemming
Angela M. Kaufman
Cindy Ann Knabe
Sherri Lynn Kretzschmar
Shawna Leigh Lauren
Holly Ann Liljestrom
Laura Dawn Linn
Liana Rose Longhini
Tammy Lynn Maxey
Kerry Marion Metzger
Cara M. Nasi
Shanna Leigh Perttula
Renee Lee Pestka
Donald James Peterson
Susan Rae Philamalee
Amy Catherine Pikka
Linda L. Rech
Jessica Marie Richards
Dallas James Richardson
Jaime Kay Rogan
Christy Lee Shiroda
Michael Wayne Sirvio
Kevin Neil Store
Rebecca Jean Thompson
Joan Marie Usitalo
Darlene A. Vuorenmaa
Susan L. Wiitanen
Jill Mary Wilson
Robin Michelle Wilson-Erickson
Amy Marie Wohlgemuth
Candee Wiemeri

Associate of Applied Technology

Christian Matthew Arneson
Michael John-Daggett Bainton
Brian Wayne Banacki
Gabriel J. Cadeau
Mark William Gallun
Michael Joseph Hammer
Rudy Warren Huhta
Jacob Scott Ingle
Ralph Joseph Kapustka
Duane David Lahti
Thomas Norman LeGault Jr.
Brian B. Lewinski
Richard David Livingston Jr.
Scott Donald McLaughlin
Jeff Niebler
David Elmer Niemi
Jonathan Earl Pofahl
Robert W. Raisanen
James Edward Rein
George Richard Roberts
Thomas P. Ruby
Brian Joseph Rule
Dan Thomas Shamion
Michael C. Singleton
Dennis James Stapleton
William Villwock Schwengel
Patrick Michael Sheehan
Clyde William Tarvas
Andrew M. Tranetzki
Jason G. Wagner

Certificate of Completion

Gerald J. Abramson
Gary M. Beauchamp
Dennis M. Blomberg
Edgar Warren Buth
Robert A. Carlson
Gerald Keith Costelic
Tina Louise Demaray
Bridget Tungate Douglass
Clifford Karl Dums
David Frank Erickson
Geoff Edward Erickson
Jacob Daniel Garrow
Dominic Dale Giacomino
Nicole Marie Hamberg
Jennifer Lea Hemming
David Lawrence Klein
Elizabeth Ann Koponen
Brian Scott Lindberg
Jason Allan Majeski
Corene Marie Marshalek
Tonya Lynn Mattson
Jason Michael MacLeod
Terra Lee Menghini
Warren Arthur Miller
Roy Michael Mussatti
Rachel Lynn Ofstad
Kevin Jay Peterson
Amanda Marie Pinardi
Jeremy Joseph Plutchak
Cheryl S. Prescott
Jacob M. Remsing
Richard Frank Rizzie
Brady R. Roberts
William F. Ruby
Jane Rene Ruotsala
Georgetta Rose Saari
Gwen Marie Saari
Scott Joseph Sauvola
Patricia Ann Schaffer
Charlotte Patricia Steele
Mary Beth Swesey
Michelle Lee Thomas
Chris Neil Traczyk
Darlene A. Vuorenmaa
Michael John Zorich