Northwest Florida State College has recognized its spring semester 2017 graduates, including those graduating with honors.

For students enrolled in a degree program (bachelor’s and associate) at the time of graduation, a student's total academic record is reviewed to determine eligibility for recognition of outstanding academic achievement. The levels of recognition for students enrolled in degree programs include Summa Cum Laude (GPA of 4.0), Magna Cum Laude (GPA of 3.8 to 3.99) and Cum Laude (GPA of 3.5 to 3.79).

For students enrolled in a certificate or diploma program (career and technical, vocational, college credit or applied technology diploma) at the time of graduation, all coursework pursued for the certificate or diploma is reviewed to determine eligibility for recognition of outstanding academic achievement. The levels of recognition for the students enrolled in certificate or diploma programs include Highest Honors (GPA of 4.0), High Honors (GPA of 3.8 to 3.99) and Honors (GPA of 3.5 to 3.79).

Walton County students recognized include:

GRADUATES EARNING SUMMA CUM LAUDE

Associate in Arts

DeFuniak Springs: Cassidy Brazile

Freeport: Lana Winjum

Associate in Science

Miramar Beach: Ekaterina Balushkina

Bachelor of Science

Freeport: Grace Young

GRADUATES EARNING MAGNA CUM LAUDE

Associate in Arts

DeFuniak Springs: Sherri Piselli

Freeport: Colin Chou, Matthew Lovejoy, Joseph Richard, Hanna Shelton

Miramar Beach: Harrison Blount, Sydney Bosko

Santa Rosa Beach: Macayla Abercrombie, Emily Dismukes, Austin Garofalo, Benjamin King, Hollie Ogle

Associate in Science

DeFuniak Springs: Lea Baldwin, Kelsey Hilley

Freeport: Lenore Moulton

Miramar Beach: Ekaterina Lomteva

Bachelor of Applied Science

Santa Rosa Beach: Jerry Dameron

GRADUATES EARNING CUM LAUDE

Associate in Arts

DeFuniak Springs: Ashley Ellis, Noah Majors, Haley Paulk, Alyssa Pentz, Hannah Phillips

Freeport: Kassandra Miller

Miramar Beach: Kellen Broaderick, Chelsea Schmidt

Santa Rosa Beach: Erin Bardwell, Elizabeth Brauer, Brianna Chandeysson, Madison Cope, Eleanor Ewing, Lucy Miree, John Neville, Cindy Nguyen, John Paxton, Elena Velazquez, Allison Williams

Associate in Science

DeFuniak Springs: Megan Matthews, Chloe Young

Bachelor of Applied Science

Freeport: Elizabeth Scruggs

GRADUATES EARNING HIGHEST HONORS

College Credit Certificate

Freeport: Lenore Moulton

Miramar Beach: Ekaterina Balushkina

Vocational Certificate

Miramar Beach: Bryce Orchard

GRADUATES EARNING HIGH HONORS

College Credit Certificate

Freeport: Lenore Moulton

Vocational Certificate

DeFuniak Springs: Brianna Stewart, Edward Williams

Freeport: Michael Stone

GRADUATES EARNING HONORS

Vocational Certificate:

DeFuniak Springs: Alexis Rose

STUDENTS COMPLETING REQUIREMENTS FOR A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE

Associate in Arts

DeFuniak Springs: Stephanie Bailey Pinon, Cassidy Brazile, Ashley Ellis, Shane Heuvelink, John Hydle, Tyler Lawniczak, Noah Majors, Leighanna Miller, Brycyn Morrison, Daniel Newsome, Miranda Newsome, Haley Paulk, Alyssa Pentz, Hannah Phillips, Sherri Piselli, Alexis Rose, Gregory Uhland

Freeport: Savannah Beaver, Colin Chou, Josi Clark, Brenda Hopkins, Anna Lennon, Matthew Lovejoy, Kassandra Miller, Joseph Richard, Hanna Shelton, Byron Thornton, Kandace Torres, Alivia Villareal, Lana Winjum

Miramar Beach: Harrison Blount, Sydney Bosko, Kellen Broaderick, Lawren Haney, Christine Knab, Samantha Masterson, Chelsea Schmidt

Rosemary Beach: Griffin Davis

Santa Rosa Beach: Macayla Abercrombie, Erin Bardwell, Henson Bartlett, Enrique Blumen, Elizabeth Brauer, Brianna Chandeysson, Madison Cope, Tuck Cryar, Emily Dismukes, Isabella Ekstrom, Eleanor Ewing, Austin Garofalo, Connor Gibbs, Alexis Hays, Hunter Holcomb, Benjamin King, Zachary Knight, Megan Liptak, Marla Mahungos, Gage Martin, Sara Maurchie, Taylor McManus, Violeta Mignot, Lucy Miree, Devin Moriarty, John Neville, Cindy Nguyen, Hollie Ogle, John Paxton, Taylor Roberson, Anson Slaven, Elena Velazquez, Tristian Wehrlin, Allison Williams, Alden Zamorano

Seacrest: Thomas Murphy, Zane Oliver

Associate in Science

DeFuniak Springs: Lea Baldwin, Kelsey Hilley, Megan Matthews, Regina Rivero, Eric Trueman, Chloe Young

Freeport: Michelle Hunt, Lenore Moulton

Miramar Beach: Michael Arnholtz, Ekaterina Balushkina, Ekaterina Lomteva, Jodi Schneider, Kathryn Swoboda

Santa Rosa Beach: Ryan Robbins

Bachelor of Applied Science

Freeport: Elizabeth Scruggs

Santa Rosa Beach: Jerry Dameron, Claudia Gordillo

Bachelor of Science

DeFuniak Springs: Anna Radney

Freeport: Grace Young

College Credit Certificate

DeFuniak Springs: Jessica Biddle

Freeport: Madison Hoffman, Lenore Moulton

Miramar Beach: Ekaterina Balushkina

Santa Rosa Beach: Ryan Robbins

Vocational Certificate

DeFuniak Springs: Bryan Hernandez, Robert Lusk, Alexis Rose, Brianna Stewart, Edward Williams, Zachary Wyatt

Freeport: Geoffrey Beaty, Richard Parker, Michael Stone

Miramar Beach: Bryce Orchard

Santa Rosa Beach: Cody Kriser