CLASS OF 2014: Matoaca High School

Matoaca High School held their 50th Commencement Exercises on Monday, June 9 at the Stuart C. Siegel Center Virginia Commonwealth University. Along with the graduation exercises, the program celebrated the past 50 years with notable graduates listed in the program like Ben E. Hancock, Jr. Class of 1970, president of Methodist University; Bonnie C. Davis, class of 1967, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Judge; Class of 1981, Sonya T. Smith, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Howard University; Class of 1983, John Maclin Barnwell, Chairman, Sinai-Grace Hospital Department of Surgery; Jennifer McClellan, Class of 1990, Delegate of Virginia House of Delegates; James Farrior, Jr., Class of 1993, Pittsburgh Steeler and founder of the Farrior Foundation; Class of 2012, Terrell Brown, CBS News Correspondent and several more basketball and football greats - but it was this class that was praised by its leaders as being the best of the best with scholarships awarded in the amount of $2,586,792. Salutatorian Zachary Zumbo said it best saying, “This class is one of the most outstanding classes that has ever been bestowed with the name Matoaca Warriors...one of the most competitive... one of the most service oriented sine the school has been established. That’s a whole lot of money.”

Before presenting the 2014 candidates for graduation, Principal Stephen Cunningham recognized the Top 15 Seniors.  They were as follows: Ashley Alex, Valedictorian; Zachary Zumbo, Salutatorian; Benjamin Begley, Jeremy Stokes, Tanisha Wright, Daniel Henry, Devin Lindsey, Sophia King, Brenda Tapp, Laurelin Webb, Wyatt Tinsley, Briana Moore, Bethany King, Tatum McKay and Matthew Lowry.

GRADUATES

Rebecca Ann Abrams
Mary Elizabeth Aldridge
Ashley Maria Alex
Nicole Mae Alford
Leah Zipporah Allen
Richard Lee Amadeo
Eric William Anderson
Rossi Jomire Andujar Lugo
Christine Noelle Austin
Heaven Ashley Ayers
Shakira  Baez Leon
Hosza Wallace Bagley Jr.
Jacob Patrick Bailey
Maya Alyese Bailey
Tichana Mone Bailey
Eboni Nicole Barnes
Joshua Timothy Bean
Leon Lamont Beard Jr
Benjamin Austin Begley
Dy’onna Antoinette Bell
Sarah Campbell Benfanti
Anthony Berrios
Jessica Berrios
Jonathan Michael Best Jr
Jasmine Diane Bethea
Sohum Mandar Bhatt
Nikki Marel Blaney
Jordan Ashby Bostic
Deangelo Antonio Boston
Megan Christine Bottoms
Justin Wayne Bowen
Dawn Danielle Boyd
Grant Alan Boyd
Jessica Marie Bradley
Emily Caroline Branch
Brandon Roy Britt
Chelsea Lea Britt
Cameron Corey Brittnum
Matthew John Broderick
Lewis Lee Browder
Jaylin Rochelle Brown
Nicholas William Brown
Roger Craig Brown Iii
Octavia Samone Brown-Briggs
Aaron Burgess Bryant
Emily Nicole Buchter
Kate Elizabeth Bullifant
Phillip Jacob Burch
Jennifer Ann Burdick
Elwood  Burrow Iii
Clayton Nicholas Callender
Mary Brett Campbell
Kourtney Lashae’ Carr
Andrew Nicholas Carroll
Cesar Anthony Chavarria
Shanynn Lynn Cherry
Christian Alexander Chisolm
Ardel Antonio Christian
Abigail Taylor Clark
Taylor Michele Clark
Hunter Scott Clatterbuck
Bristan Elizabeth Clinger
Ashshanae Ashinit Cohen
Mykeah Naje’ Cole
Khalil Dominque Coleman
Marcus Raymond Coleman
Kimberly Nicole Conley
Henry Cook Jr.
Vernon Lee Cousins Iii
Allison Ann-Renea Cox
Steven Ryan Crawford
Jerrell Armani Crawley
Taylor Nicole Creasy
Kaetwan Elijah Crenshaw
Jessica Shanta Crittendon
James Edward Damrath
Devorian Deshawn Dandridge
Austin Michael Darnell
Cameron Demetri Davis
Jewonakee Jenay Davis
William Walter Davis
Dakota Lee Dean
Devin Blaire Delozier
Brandon J’mar Depriest
Caleb Grayson Dillard
Hayden Stone Dirienzo
Dominique Rashaad Dove
Troy Reid Driskill
Christopher Jabari Dunlap
Candace Lane Edmonds
Shaquille Omar Edmonds
Stephanie Lanay Edmonds
Collin David Edwards
Kyla Edwards-Henderson
Rebecca  Elder
Saundra Mckenzie Elliott
Kendall Brooke Ellis
Joshua Anderson Elmore
Noah Braden Engel
Jessica Elaine Erskine
Joanna Nicole Espino
Charese Tiara Evans
Travis Terrell Evans
Edward Keith Faison Jr
Brandon Layne Farmer
Christopher Andrew Feldman
Rebekah Michelle Ferguson
Jordan Nicole Fogleboch
Lukas Owen Foldesi
Jesse Andrew Franzen
Mason Lee Frazier
Alexis Jaylyn Freeman
Ryan David Fried
Theodore Stanley Fryzlewicz III
Sierra Lynn Galloway
Nathan Ray Garber
Marlee Seimone Garland
Darriona Queenishia Garner
Chazz Jaden Gary
Asia Monique Giles
Dante Donell Giles
Ricky Lind Gilliam Jr.
Tevin Frederick Gilliam
Qyle Zaqee-Moiree Gillison
Aja Keioja Givens
Michael Deandre Goode
Quran Malik Goode
Kyle Gustavus Gordon
Lance Charles Gordon
Raysean Arkel Grandison
Briona Elizabeth Roberts Green
Hannah Elizabeth Green
Nicole Lurena Green
Diamond Ciera Greene
Tyler Houston Gregory
Bobby Lee Grogan
Shelly Ann Grogan
Gregory Heath Gross
James Davis Hagood Ii
Kameron David Zachary Hair
Diamond Monae Hall
James Brandon Hall
Kristin Nicole Sue Hall
Raven Symone Halyard
Quentin De’quan Hamlin
Robert Alton Hamm
Tyler Eric Hammel
Brandon Michael Harper
Summer Anne Harper
Sharhonda L Harrell
Adam William Harris
Dalton Duran Harris
Justin Rydell Harris
Juwan Malik Harris
Rashika Maria Harris
Taylor Nicole Harrison
Joshua Martin Hart
John William Hatcher
Marquis Andre Hawkes
Brianna Nicole Hayes
Jordan Alexander Hayes
Daniel Stephen Henry
Elijah Lequan Johnson Hicks
Jessica Lee Hicks
Miles Shamari Hicks
Raquon Courvoisia Hicks
Kristian N. M. Hill
Victoria Rose Hill
Chelsea Lynn Hines
Auhjenehya Siriret Hodge
Hanisivae Talei Hodge
Earl Alexander Holland
Ryan Stephen Holt
Jeffrey Brian Honsinger
Scott Adams Hubbard
Jacob Wade Hull
Michael Anthony Hundley
Anisha Faith Hunter
Miles Thornton Hunter
Ashleigh Dahn Hutchinson
Asiah Misean Jackson
Jaelyn Nicole Jackson
Jenna Lynn Jackson
Kenashaun Monderico Jackson
Martha Susan Jaico
Kasi Lakia Jenkins
Noel Carey Johansen Jr
Craig Montgomery Johnson
Edward Donnell Johnson
Jalen Gerreld Johnson
Jamar Rashard Johnson
Aurora Leahy-Suzann Johnston
Jacee Lynn Johnston
Jamel Geoffrey Jones
Nyah Tion Jones
Shauna Sharnell Jones
Stephaugn Malik Jones
Yolanda Charmaine Jones
Vonnazisha Mona Jubilee
Eric Rees Justesen
Darryl Antonio Justice
Rahil  Kabrawala
Kelsey Layne Kanode
Brandon Patrick Keith
Jason Daniel Kemper
Dennis Douglass Kenney
Cody Tyler Kildow
Jessica Kim
Bethany Alexandra King
Loniqua Lashay King
Natalie Christina King
Nathaniel Dean King
Sophia Michelle King
Matthew Kyle Kirkland
Devan Desai Kling
Lauren Kelly Koegl
William James Kofron
David Lee Edward Koski
Jahffer Mohamed Krysta
Carly Cecile Laforge
Christine Nicole Laszewski
Special Dominque Lathon
Deaundrey John-L Leath
Brionda Lashai Lewis
Jahmar Xavier Lewis
Kelsey Latrice Lewis
Kevin Darrell Lewis
Victoria Paige Lewis
Bailey Shea Liddell
Deandre Tavon Liggans Jr
Devin Mitchell Lindsey
Bret Xavier Lockett
Crystal Victoria Lough
Bradley Richard Lowry
Matthew James Lowry
Rachel Leeann Lowry
Edward John Luft Iii
Kristopher Luis Lugo
Amari Kieara Macklin
Sydney Marie Madar
Taylor Nicole Mallory
Katlyn Josephine Mann
Raegine Antionese Manuel
Christopher Clayton Martin
Maria Consuelo Martinez
Daniel Richard Marzolf
Amanda Roberta Mascia
Tyler Monet Mason
Philip John Maxwell
David Alexander May
Rachel Lynn May
Jessica Marie McCabe
Taylor Virginia Mcclenny
Tatum Lyn Mckay
Patrick Michael Mcnamara
Jonathan Brody Mcnutt
Jason Sunil Mehta
Alexi Marie Mendez
Phillip James Meng
Josiah Hebert Merritt
Anroux  Mey
Derricka Datrice Miles
Courtney Genai Miller
Ellen Olivia Miller
Louis Randolph Milton
Brandon David Mingloski
Benjamin Zachary Moore
Briana Tiara Moore
Olivia Eulalia Morales
Hailey Nicole Morgan
Hunter Lucille Morris
Qutashia Malika Muhammad
Bianca Charlena Mullins
Jamesha Shamara Rena Murphy
Michael James Murphy
Chelsey Lynne Myrick
Jacob Alexander Nash
Hannah Noel Neathery
Benjamin David Neudeck
Kathy Thanh Nguyen
David Kelechi Njoku
Summer Malloi Norton
Caitlyn Ann O’brien
Emily Anne Olszewski
Payne Carter O’quinn
Emily Mcdowell Osborne
Daniel Wayne Oshields
Ayanna Shirlaine Owens
Matthew Gregory Padgett
Caitlin Mackenzie Pangman
Bradley Joseph Parlow
Derek Andrew Parrish
Xavier Lasalle Pate
Dylan Nitin Patel
Patience Nichole Patten
Brycen Nicole Perkinson
Danquavis Javon Perry
Mckenzie Shae Peterson
Jared Christian Phelps
Marque Anthony Phillips
Joseph Lee Pollard
Jamie Earl Poulston
Shannon Lindsey Price
Christopher Isaiah Quarterman
Mikaela Arielle Quick
Alejandro C Ramos Jr.
Donnell Avon Randolph Jr
Lekayla Nichole Ransome
Hannah Grace Rathje
Winston  Reed Iii
Nacarro Latrelle Reese
Kelsey James Reid
Douglas Alexander Revell
Ervin Christie Alain Richebourg
Chamyra Jonae Riddick
Lindsey Grey Ridout
Rachael Lynn Riles
Nicole Suzanne Rivard
Christina Grace Rivera
Lorenzo Manuel Rivera
Edward Anson Robbins Iii
Dustin Hill Roberts
David Jeremiah Robertson
Delisa Lashirl Robinson
Destiny Shairee Foster Robinson
Tityana Meshon Robinson
Julianna  Rogers
Trey Thomas Rogowski
Tiffany Nicole Roman
Destiny Nicole Rook
Joseph Lamont Ross
Lamar Augusta Rowe
Harlan Jacob Rudd
Karen Elizabeth Ryan
Jocelyn Stephanie Sanderson
Jasmine Monia Sandozz
Coraea Shantai Santos
Joseph Colin Sapko
Eryn Elizabeth Scarborough
Ashley Renee Schook
Dylan Joseph Schuster
Makayla Ann Semeli
Hannah Claire Shaffer
Angela Marie Sharp
David Keith Shelley
Laurel Douglas Shelton
Megan Kathleen Sherman
William Scott Shook
James Marshall Shroyer
Lauren Nicole Simmons
Savannah Marie Simmons
Kyle Andrew Simms
Alexis Dominique Simpson
William Bracey Skinner
Elijah Michael Smith
Xavier Zachary Smith
Caroline Katherine Snell
Megan Levell Southworth
Tiffany Michelle Spencer
Richard Morrison Spiers Iv
Hannah Nicole Steines
Jasmine Renee Stephenson
Daniel Conner Stokes
Jeremy Darnell Stokes
Curtis Wesley Strickland
Saffiyah  Sudan
Michael David Suddoth
Mandy Lynn Sullivan
Shaun Tyler Swindell
Ethan Yang Sypher
Heather Elizabeth Talley
Megan Elizabeth Talley
Brenda Marie Tapp
Calandra Denise Taylor
David  Taylor III
Dejohn Cartier Gardner Taylor
Julia Rochelle Taylor
Kaila Latrice Taylor
Tiffany Danielle Taylor
Sarah Joyce Temple
Addison James Thomas
Dana Nicole Thomas
Jah-Shua Emmanuel Thomas
James Stewart Thomas
Timara Vesha Thomas
Brooke Nacole Thompson
Rachel Dawn Thompson
Briana Kay Tilkey
Ciera Lyn Tilman
Wyatt James Tinsley
Zakiya Lashaune Tracey
Charlotte Tanner Traylor
Emily Christine Treakle
Grayson Kyle Trower
Jamison Allen Trower
Damon Wayne Turner
Jaelyn Chyron Tweedy
Gaelyn Davina Ujczo
Matthew Kyle Van
Frank Philip Van Keuren Jr
Jordan Marie Vetter
Nicolette Renee Voorhies
Christien Douglas Wadlington
Imani Dominque Waithe
Aaron Tyrell Walker
Deion James Walker
Madison Rose Walker
Hannah Raquel Walters
Ashley Cloe Watson
Brittany Marie Weathers
Laurelin Grace Webb
Jacklyn Reba-Kay Weeks
Cameren Lakie Wheeler
Christian Xavier White
Martin Christopher White
Auburn Dawn Wilborn
Austin Montgomery Willard
Deja Zarrell Williams
Elizabeth Ellen Williams
Erica Chante Williams
Jeniah Shawnte’ Williams
Michelle Williams-Nimmons
Nathan Alexander Willis
Elizabeth Helena Wilson
Lindsay Kathleen Wilson
Steven James Wilson
Tristan Todd Wilson
Ahbri Michelle Womble
Joyce Ann Wood
Tanisha Michelle Wright
Destynee Poetic Wyche
Bethany Grace Yachuw
Richard  Yau
Tatijana Paloma Zamora
Carrie Alyssa Zimmerman
Zachary Joseph Zumbo

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