Ten adults in Yelm earned High School diplomas

Published: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Via Yelm Community Schools

The Yelm Community Schools Board of Directors on Nov. 20, 2018, presented 10 community members with the YCS Graduate Yelm Award. 

High School graduates stand in a group with YCS staffThe individuals below earned their high school diplomas through the High School 21+ Program held at Yelm Extension School. The program is taught by Annamary Fitzgerald, SPSCC faculty member and former Yelm High School graduate.

The HS21+ Program is a collaboration between South Puget Sound Community College, Yelm Community Schools, Yelm Timberland Library, and the South Sound YMCA.

Please join the board and district in congratulating the following outstanding graduates:

  • Angela Belew
  • Amber Berntsen
  • Cheyenne Chester
  • Veronica Cortez
  • Meghan Gifford
  • Mandy Joppa
  • Ashley Leanna
  • Carly Marshall
  • Helen Rhodes-White
  • Crystal Ritter

Community leaders stand and smile in a groupPlease join the board and district in congratulating these outstanding leaders who are making a tremendous difference in our community:

South Puget Sound Community College

  • Annamary Fitzgerald, Faculty Member, Transition Studies
  • Dr. Michelle Andreas, Vice President for Instruction
  • Dawn Murphy, Associate Dean of Transition Studies
  • Angela Holley, Transition Specialist
  • Kelly Green, Chief Communications & Legislative Affairs Officer

Yelm Timberland Library

  • Nicole Thode, Manager

South Sound YMCA

  • Sarah Clinton, Executive Director of Advancement
  • Brenda Banning, Senior Director of Youth and Community Development and Licensed Care
  • Anita James, Childcare Provider

Yelm Community Schools

  • Ann Cross, Yelm High School Teacher  
High School graduates stand in a group with YCS staff