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KINGSVILLE (August 5, 2022) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville students walked the stage Friday, Aug. 5, during Summer Commencement at the Steinke Physical Education Center. There were 274 prospective graduates that received degrees in two ceremonies.

 

Students from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering received their degrees at the 10 a.m. ceremony, followed by the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the College of Business Administration and the College of Education and Human Performance at 3 p.m.

 

Of the graduates, 129 received bachelor’s degrees, 138 received master’s degrees and seven received doctoral degrees.

 

Student commencement speakers included Rylan Sue Emerson, a double major in political science and history with a minor in international studies from Corpus Christi; and Amberly Lynne Zaragoza, an animal science major from San Antonio.

 

About Rylan Sue Emerson

Born in Corpus Christi, Rylan Sue Emerson pursued a double major in political science and history with a minor in international studies. Outside of class, Emerson was a sister of Theta Phi Alpha Women's Fraternity, in which she served as a recruitment chair. In addition, she was a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Golden Key, and Alpha Lambda Delta, among others. In the spring of 2021, Emerson received the Anne Armstrong Fellowship Scholarship, which enabled her to intern for Texas Senator Judith Zaffirini. She is most known for being Dr. Nirmal Goswami’s supplemental instructor and the political science tutor at the Pathways Academic Assistance Center. During July, Emerson was studying the political landscape of South Africa on a study abroad trip with Goswami and other students. Passionate about international politics and law, she has moved to San Antonio to pursue a master's degree at University of Texas at San Antonio. This fall, Emerson will be studying political science, focusing on international affairs. In the future, she hopes to earn both a law degree and a Ph.D. before working as a political analyst.

 

About Amberly Lynne Zaragoza

Amberly Lynne Zaragoza was born and raised in San Antonio. Her parents are Ruben and Margaret Zaragoza. She received two associate degrees from Northwest Vista Community College before transferring to Texas A&M University-Kingsville. She is an animal science major who completed her bachelor’s with a 4.0 grade point average. Zaragoza will pursue her master’s degree in plant and soil science at Texas A&M-Kingsville this fall. She is the recipient of the Transfer Excellence Scholarship, Robbin Jackson and Harold Hufford Memorial Animal Science Scholarship, Bill and Judy Colston Honors Scholarship and will be receiving the NSF-CREST grant for her master’s degree. She is part of many organizations and clubs such as Student Association for Fire Ecology and Restoration and the TAMUK Soil Judging Team. She is also a part of Greek Life and wears the letters of Alpha Sigma Alpha: Theta Kappa Chapter proudly. She is a member of many honor societies including the Greek honor society, Order of Omega.  She competed in the calf scramble and national and regional soil judging competitions. She represented the university’s Rodeo Team as the 2021 Homecoming Queen.  Zaragoza takes on many leadership roles on campus which include being a Javelina Pack Leader, Tutor, Mentor and Student Ambassador for the university, Honors College and the Dick and Mary Lewis College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She represents the university on a variety of social media and printed ads, including three billboards. She has spoken at campus events such as the “With You, Without Limits” campaign.

 

For more information, please contact Julie Navejar at 361-593-2590 or julie.navejar@tamuk.edu.

 

 

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY – KINGSVILLE

PROSPECTIVE GRADUATE LIST

SUMMER COMMENCEMENT 2022

 

TEXAS GRADUATES

SUMMER 2022

 

ALICE

Bachelor of Arts

Melisa Kay Diaz

Bachelor of Business Administration

Denise L. Garcia

Bachelor of Science

Katherine Angeline Cavazos

Amanda L. Guerrero

Zackariah Rey Zertuche

Master of Business Administration

Desiree Canchola

Master of Music

Valerie Marie Perez

Master of Science

Miranda J. Zapata

Master of Social Work

Marina Gonzalez

 

AUSTIN

Bachelor of Science

Athziri Ximena Rojas

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering

Christina Michelle Williams

Master of Business Administration

Haleigh Jayde Doetschman

Marcia Elizabeth Ramirez

Eric Michael Sandoz

 

BANQUETE

Master of Science

Roberto Alejandro Martinez

 

BISHOP

Bachelor of Science

Jesus Donato Garza

Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies

Sara LeeAnn Cavazos

Doctor of Education

Jennifer G. Trice

Master of Science

Sarah Jaramillo

Anna Yaredy Mares-Melendez

Master of Social Work

Hunter Michael Hays

 

BLOOMINGTON

Master of Business Administration

Maddy Myria Zendejas

 

BROWNSVILLE

Bachelor of Business Administration

Leonardo Diaz

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Erik Antonio Zamora

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Ignacio Naranjo

Master of Business Administration

Kaitlin Arlene Velasquez

 

BRYAN

Bachelor of Science

Montrevion Damericus Flowers

Master of Business Administration

Jasmine Stephanie Carino

 

CARRIZO SPRINGS

Bachelor of Business Administration

Denzel C. Washington

 

COLLEGE STATION

Bachelor of Arts

Sidney Claire Gallagher

Austin Martin Munoz

Master of Business Administration

Alexandra Dayle Burum

Sriarchala Geerwani Mutyala

Master of Science

Jesse Exum

 

COLUMBUS

Bachelor of Science

Winston James Broussard

 

CONVERSE

Master of Education

Michael Bryant Salazar

 

COOLIDGE

Master of Business Administration

Britney Yvonne Connally

 

CORPUS CHRISTI

Bachelor of Arts

Rylan Sue Emerson

Bachelor of Science

Jessica Renee Alejos

Ashley Renne Alonso

De'Casha Leke McNary

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Jaclyn Marie Benavides

Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies

Amber Marie Saldivar

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Charles Henry Foster

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Hunter Bryan Balbin

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Ernest Isaac Flores

Master of Business Administration

David Joshua England

Master of Education

Daniel James Locher

Master of Music

Felix Daniel Hernandez

Ryan Patrick Sanders

Maria Virginia Vela-Hernandez

Master of Science

Agustin Andres Bernier-Vega

Candace Marie Diegel

Veronica Anne Fisher

Kristan Marie Gomez

Brennen Gage Horton

Kurtis Michael Kuypers

Yatziry Liliana Martinez

Marina Krystalle Munoz

 

CRYSTAL CITY

Master of Business Administration

Longxiang Kuang

 

DALLAS

Bachelor of Arts

Sammy Lee Brooks

Master of Business Administration

David Christopher Bell

 

DONNA

Bachelor of Science

Julio Ray Delgado

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Audrey Marie Cantu

 

DRISCOLL

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering

Julian Jose Garcia

 

EAGLE PASS

Bachelor of Science

Olivia Ann Jaimez

Linda Talamantes

Master of Music

Martin Ivan Padilla

 

EDCOUCH

Master of Education

Rebecca E. Cabrera

Master of Science

Veronica Lynn Garcia

 

EDINBURG

Bachelor of Arts

Michael Andrew Arguelles

Bachelor of Science

Yesenia Cortez

Kristal Renee Cuevas

Master of Science

Cora Elisa Espinoza

Master of Science in Human Sciences

Iliana I. Hinojosa

Master of Social Work

Kathleen Zamora

 

EL PASO

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Khaled M H Alkandari

 

FALCON HEIGHTS

Bachelor of Science

Jose Manuel Hernandez

 

FALFURRIAS

Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies

Jaime Alberto Rosas

 

FRISCO

Master of Business Administration

Trisha Sharma

 

GATESVILLE

Bachelor of Arts

Matthew Ryan Weaver

 

GEORGE WEST

Bachelor of Arts

Esmeralda Lee Lopez

 

GOLIAD

Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies

Maria Roxanne Morris

 

HARLINGEN

Bachelor of Science

Ayshia Elle Hernandez

Master of Science

Brock Allen Boykin

Danielle Marie Ochoa

 

HEBBRONVILLE

Bachelor of Arts

Julie Ann Garcia

Bachelor of Science

Reagan Rene Casas

Jose Alberto Renteria

 

HIDALGO

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Eric Ivan Garcia

Master of Business Administration

Aimee Carolina Flores

Master of Science in Human Sciences

Mayra Sofia Olivares

 

HOUSTON

Bachelor of Science

Erial Jhinae Hawkins

Julius Elijah Wilson

Master of Science

Dhaval Ramesh Patel

Cristian Adrian Rivas

 

KARNES CITY

Bachelor of Arts

Madison Allaree Cragg-Shular

 

KATY

Master of Business Administration

Sara Mathew

 

KINGSBURY

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Cayden Wayne Shelnutt Baker

 

KINGSVILLE

Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences

Janice Marie Garza

Bachelor of Arts

Ava Lauren Garza

Roman Jakob Limas

Bachelor of Business Administration

Gavriela Grace Cruz

Bachelor of Science

Solomon Abdelfattah

Jesus Arrellano

Reina De La Paz

Ivan Delgadillo

Brenda Lee Deluna

Mauro Andres Garza

Sergio Daniel Marin

Linda Williams

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Sasha Amarely Arias

Jordan Mary Faith Lewis

Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies

Jennifer Renee Acuna

Daryl Wayne Owens

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Nawaf S H S Alazemi

Doctor of Philosophy

Mohamed Abouelmakarem Mohamed Mekky Elansary

Master of Business Administration

Alexis Acosta

Tai Jabriel Aguilar

Brianna L. Barrera

Malerie Ann Gomez

Luis Albert Resendez

Soniya Sajan

Master of Education

Diana Melissa Oliveira

Master of Science

Abdullah Salman T Alomran

Richel O. Carlus

Martin Chavez

Rubie Matilde Contreras

Suresh Babu Gadiparthi

Sara Carmela Garza

Sai Avinash Reddy Konda

Victoria K. Longoria

Emily Lane Morin

Juan Carlos Roman Perez

Siddarth Shivayogi Motagi

Ramya Sree Nakka

Olatunji Hakeem Ogunbanjo

Master of Social Work

Imani Janae Moore

Melissa Piedra

 

LA FERIA

Bachelor of Science

Ashley Marie Benavides

Krystal Ann Cruz

 

LA PRYOR

Bachelor of Science

Keshawn Miguel Paul

 

LAREDO

Bachelor of Arts

Jacqueline Danielle Zamora

Bachelor of Science

James Nicandro Villarreal

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Andrea Angelica Lugo

Anthony Brian Santos

Kimberly Marie Tanguma

Doctor of Education

Cynthia Angelica Gallardo

 

LORENA

Master of Business Administration

Johnathon Robert Harper

 

LOZANO

Bachelor of Music

Emily Munoz

 

MATHIS

Master of Science

Marina Lee Hernandez

 

MCALLEN

Master of Arts

Amy Lee Wong

Master of Business Administration

Elizabeth Marie Huerta

Master of Education

Perla Ramos Perez

Master of Science

Elaina Michelle Bauman

 

MERCEDES

Bachelor of Science

Ashley A. Cavazos

Master of Business Administration

Ryan Anthony Riojas

Master of Education

Rosamaria Silva

 

MIDLAND

Doctor of Education

Soraima Judith Pirela Primera

 

MIRANDO CITY

Bachelor of Business Administration

Kassidy Alaida Ruiz

Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies

Kindsey Michele Perez

 

MISSION

Bachelor of Business Administration

Janett Lynn Flores

Bachelor of Science

Karina Castillo

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

April Marie Cerda

Wendy Donaji Rodriguez

Master of Business Administration

Michelle Torres

 

MOUNTAIN HOME

Bachelor of Business Administration

William Layne Holmes

 

NEW BRAUNFELS

Master of Business Administration

Jessica Jentsch

 

NIXON

Bachelor of Science

Tyler Dillon Talley

 

NORDHEIM

Master of Science

Annalysa Marie Camacho

 

ORANGE GROVE

Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies

Jackelyn Alleece Pena

Doctor of Education

Lizette Marie Paceley

 

PALACIOS

Bachelor of Science

Kaitlyn Leann Marroquin

 

PALMHURST

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Armando Reyes

 

PALMVIEW

Bachelor of Science

Lisa Ann Sierra

Master of Business Administration

Orlando Garcia Jr.

 

PASADENA

Master of Business Administration

Israel Sanchez

 

PHARR

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Benjamin Dennis Rivas

 

PLANO

Master of Business Administration

Simon Nga Nguyen

 

PORT LAVACA

Bachelor of Science

Steven Andrew Bonuz

Caleb Dakota Phillips

 

RAYMONDVILLE

Master of Science

Domingo Alejandro Guajardo

 

RICHMOND

Bachelor of Science

Deonte Xavier Jones

Master of Science

Chanakya Dinesh D Hingu

 

RIO BRAVO

Bachelor of Science

Orlando Charles

 

RIO GRANDE CITY

Bachelor of Science

Alonso Armendariz

 

RIO HONDO

Doctor of Education

Betty Alicia Cardenas

 

RIVIERA

Master of Science

Jorge Caballero Jr.

 

ROBSTOWN

Bachelor of Business Administration

Robert George Knerr Jr.

Abraham Christopher Rubio

Master of Science

Makenzie Taylor Lowke

Genesis Robledo

 

ROCKPORT

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Darla Michele Hoffpauir

Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies

Loren Hailey Kelly

 

ROUND ROCK

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Mia Diane Hess

Master of Business Administration

Jason L. Jones

 

SAN ANTONIO

Bachelor of Arts

Troy Sanchez

Alexis Angelic Vega

Bachelor of Science

Shawnassy Renee Aranda

Martin Drayke Rodriguez

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Kendall Elise Cloud

Kimberlee Rae Rudolph

Amberly Lynne Zaragoza

Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies

Claudia Veronica Chavez Chapa

Master of Business Administration

Matthew Jacob McGouran

Amber Nicole Mull

 

SAN BENITO

Bachelor of Science

Crystal N. Flores

Amanda Marie Ortega

Leticia Robles

Master of Business Administration

Valeria Badillo

Master of Science

Kassandra Lynn Sosa

 

SAN DIEGO

Bachelor of Science

Abel Miguel Casas

 

SCHERTZ

Master of Business Administration

Aerin Elizabeth Suarez

 

SINTON

Master of Science

Hailey Marie Smith

 

SWEENY

Bachelor of Science

Skyler Burke Bell

 

TAFT

Bachelor of Arts

Tre Rashad Spinks

 

TOMBALL

Master of Business Administration

Ishaan Godbole

 

TUSCOLA

Master of Business Administration

Kaylee Louise Dietrich

 

VICTORIA

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Conner Brandon Burdge

 

Weatherford

Bachelor of Business Administration

Tatum Kylin Gonzalez

 

WESLACO

Bachelor of Science

Kaitlynn Marie Bagwell

Armando Lira

Master of Science

Franco Cesar Guerra

 

OUT OF STATE GRADUATES

SUMMER 2022

 

ALABAMA

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Jacob Wesley Cooke

 

CALIFORNIA

Bachelor of Arts

Stephen Figures

Master of Science

Poonam Nakate

Orlando Velasquez

 

ILLINOIS

Doctor of Philosophy

Maksim Sergeyev

Master of Science

Idemudia Alexander Ogedegbe

 

MARYLAND

Bachelor of Science

Fatou Marietou Salla

 

MICHIGAN

Master of Science

Chloe Elizabeth Bates

 

MISSISSIPPI

Doctor of Philosophy

Jacob Lee Dykes

 

MISSOURI

Master of Business Administration

Luke James Pendleton

 

MONTANA

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Faleh Almehjan

 

OHIO

Master of Science

Saurabh Naresh Tanwar

 

OKLAHOMA

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Fahd Alfadhly

Mobarak Wadi Almayas

 

WEST VIRGINIA

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Saud Alnajdi

Ahmad A A H H Alshatti

 

INTERNATIONAL GRADUATES

SUMMER 2022

 

FRANCE

Master of Science

Roxane Nataf

 

INDIA

Master of Science

Krishna Chaitanya Chilukuri

Mani Koti Reddy Dundi

Basava Sri Gowri Ganjam

Chaithra Hassan Thimmegowda

Sri Tarun Reddy Kallu

Yashwanth Reddy Katta

Satish Reddy Komireddy

Varshith Kommineni

Shanthan Rao Nagineni

Deepak Narayan Nandagopal

Karthickeyan Natesan

Anusha Thatireddy

Vineeth Thotala

Shashikanth Thumma

Ramya Keerthana Yarlagadda

 

KUWAIT

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Ahmad J Alsabe

 

MEXICO

Doctor of Education

Monica Rosalina Medina Jimenez

 

NIGERIA

Master of Science

Tofunmi Iyanuoluwa Ijila

Clementina Oghogho Isibor

Oyegoke Akindele Oyebode

 

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