Wharton County Junior College holds 68th commencement exercises


Liz Rexford

Wharton County Junior College (WCJC) recently held its  68th  Commencement Exercises with 322 graduates receiving either an associate of arts degree, associate of applied science degree, or associate of arts in teaching degree (215 graduates participated in the commencement ceremony).  The Outstanding Service Award, the President’s Award, and Dean’s Awards were presented at the ceremony.

The President’s Award was presented to Juan Manuel Escamilla of Needville. The President’s Award is presented each year to a graduating student based on excellence in scholarship, leadership, participation in extracurricular activities, general leadership ability, and the promise of future achievement. The Outstanding Service Award was presented to Tania Ivet Ramirez of Bay City. The Outstanding Service Award is presented to the graduate who best exemplifies the spirit of service to the college and the community.

Two Dean’s awards were presented to students with the highest grade point (GPA) average for the associate of arts degree, and the associate of applied science degree based on a 4.0 scale. Bryan Paul Bullard of Sugar Land and Amy Carolyn Drlik of  Garwood received the Dean’s award for the associate of applied science degree.  Maria Lisa Moore of Missouri City and Miguel Angel Callejas of Lane City received the Dean’s award for the associate of arts degree.

The WCJC Award for Excellence in Teaching was presented to Liz Rexford of Rosenberg, WCJC instructor of Government. The award is presented annually to one or more full-time instructor(s) whom embody WCJC’s mission to build dreams and transform lives by making a difference inside and outside of the classroom.


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