Meet the Class of 2021

Introducing the Area’s Nursing Graduates

Hundreds of nursing students recently graduated from the area’s colleges. American International College, the American Women’s College at Bay Path University, Elms College, Greenfield Community College, Holyoke Community College, Springfield Technical Community College, UMass Amherst, and Westfield State University have announced the names of their 2021 nursing graduates. HCN congratulates all of the graduates on their success.


American International College Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Ariel Alvarez

Louis Martial Anwobor

Arlenis Baez

Jennifer Baez

Shamika Barrett

Hagar Bentil-Addai

Aseena Bibi

Darrick Blackburn

Elyse Brummett

Brooke Bruneault

Daniel Dineen

Funmi Edebiri

Nicole Gauthier

Irina Gonchuk

Haley Gould

Eileen Hernandez

Madalyn Izoita

Estera Janik

Nadine Kabula

Stephanie Kaczmarczyk

Elizabeth Kenyon

Jesse Kokosa

Leah LaBrecque

Elizabeth Lobik

Sarah Lombardo

Jennifer Lopez

Rebecca Macomber

Hannah Manzi

Michelle Mateo

Andrea Mazzarella

Erika Mitchell

Antony Mwangi

Ijeoma Nwosu

Yuliya Putsykovich

Alyssa Reardon

Brenda Salinas

Alexia Scarlato

Madalyn Skowranek

Wendelys Smith Diaz

Janelle Thomas

Aleah Valderrama

Taia Vivenzio

Madasyn Ward

Eva Yusenko

The American Women’s College at Bay Path University RN to BSN

Erikka Florence

Stacy Hilton

Natasha Johnson

Kemesha Johnson-Braham

Leah Khodunov

Clarencia Lawrence

Monica Martins

Heather Menard

Linda Richardson-Tremblay

Chynna Santana

Elms College Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Omotola Adeyemi

Heather Adrian

Kwabena Andrews Agyei

Kennecy Alvarado

Evelyn Anning

Abigail Anselmo

Gloria Appiah

Linda Asare

Alfredina Asomaning

Esther Atanga

Marie Barthelette

David Berry

Erin Berthiaume

McKenzie Bingham

Jonathan Burnside

Ardra Carignon

Ashley Cavar

Kimberly Cook

Juliana Cooley

Christian Courchesne

Kelsea Cristoforo

Cora Danchision

Rosemary Danso

Amber Dinicola

Madison DiSanti

Nargiza Dorosidze

Rae Duda-Horrigan

Cathleen Eastman

Jaclyn Esparza

Nydiah Fisher

Alyson Flahive

Suzanne Fogarty

Emma Forest

Jodi Fortin

Julie Fraher

Courtney Fudger

Kinga Galecki

Billie Thompson George

Kayla Harrison

Rebecca Hill

Molly Howe

Meghan Jolivet

Samantha Judicki

Aleksandra Kagan

Helen Kamau

Mercy Kamau

Kaila Keene

Kailynn Kingsley

Regina LeBlanc

Madison Lopez

Tara Lynch

Charles Maina

Jacquelyn Marinelli

Jennifer McCready

Brianna Minie

Regina Miru

Emma Morton

Sara Moye

Fredrick Mutitu

Emma Noble

Michelle Nolette

Lisa Nuttall

William Osafo

Dora Osei

Nishma Otero

Peace Ovabor

Emmanuella Owusu-Ansah

Amanda Parmele

Karleigh Pfau

Diana Preston

Mariah Pulver

Nordia Ralph

Taylor Reedy

Jenna Richards

Maria Rivera

Meg Ryan

Amanda Saczawa

Sara Scagliarini

Elizana Sierra

Karina Silva

Natalia Skoczylas

Shannon Steinman

Elisa Taylor

Nicholas Taylor

Diana Tereshchuk

Donna Thorner

Samantha Tobey

Courtney Urban

Alice Verbetsky

Melanie Virtuez

Jackline Wairimu

Shaina Weber

Tammy Winters

Jiaoyu Xiong

Melanie Young

Madison Zigmont

Elms College Master of Science in Nursing

Oksana Anohina

Debra Baker

Joyce Boadi

Doreen Browne

Melissa Buxton

Marissa Connell

Jennifer Delaney

Ashley Dennis

Jessica Douglas

Felicia Easton

Mollie Ehrlich

Karen Fedora

Doris Haber

Amy Jacques

Gale LaBelle

Jessica Lacroix

Cheryl Mitchell

Jacquelyn Ouellette

Shannon Peters

Karen Pulit

Lou Rios

Nichole Russell

Shelli Silverberg

Elizabeth Starzyk

Jill Sweet

Holly Tavano

Sarah Thompson

Dawn Wright

Elms College Doctor of Nursing Practice

Suzy-Ann Baker

Sharifa Bayer

Michelle Bedard

Beth Burke

Brianna Cavanaugh

Salvatore Dimino

Karen Fasano

Deborah Hackett

Sophia Hayward

Amanda Hughes

Paige Lafountain

Caitlin Mathers

Anne Mistivar

Molly Pennell LaFortune

Scarlette Grassetti Pikul

Kathryn Reinmann

Karen Schiaffo

Shawn Selby

Kristin Shelsy

Kimberly Starr

Mohamed Turay

Greenfield Community College Associate of Science in Nursing

Daniel Adjei

Stephanie Alden

Angela Allard

Briana Benz

Kristen Burnett

Syrus Carey

Bryan Clarke Jr.

Kimberly Day

Anne DeCosta

Carrie Diehl

Bridget Diggins

Jessica Dion

Sara Edwards

Elliot Ezcurra

Tylor Gosselin

Jillian Gulow

Kristen James

Michelle Kopka

Aya Kotaich

Anne Kuloba

Alexis Kumar

Sonny Lalchandani

Kelly Lampron

Asha Letendre-Cahillane

Serena Libardi

Jennifer Long

Gabrielle Machnacz

Rebecca Miller

Stephanie Niquette

Aviva Rabins

Dylan Rogers

Jaskiran Saini

Morgan Sallee

Samantha Scanlan

Hannah Stebbins-Parker

Courtney Summers

Olga Taran

Becky Cohn Tucker

Dan Tutelya

Ashley Walker

Miles Warneau

Jiayi Yang

Kerry-Alisa Young

Holyoke Community College Associate of Science in Nursing

Salina Aguilar

Elena Aguirre

Candy Owusu Asante

Ana Bedinelli

Chelsea Bergeron

Kayla Cardona

Ashley Carr

Kathy Collado

Nicole Colon

Shaun Connor

Chelsea Douglas

Dayle Douglas 

Denis Dyachkov

Brianna Ecklin-Fournier

Nicholas Fales 

Justin Ford

Zofia Harmata-Wegrzyniak

Rosemarie Harvey

Maria Hernandez

Brittany Hogan

Zipporah Irari

Nicole Kwatowski

Jessica LaFortune

Rachel Lambert

Mildred Lefebvre

Krista MacGillivary

Phuong Mazza

Hope Moynahan

Versaviya Okhrimenko

Kayla Opalenik

Eric Piquette

Xiomara Rigau

Stephanie Singh

Lyudmila Tkachenko

Selena Toro-Brown

Melanie Turgeon

Jessica Walsh

Phyllis Wangi

Marley Waterman

Miranda Williams-Coleman

Ellondy Wray

Zodi Wray 

Xinhong Wu 

Springfield Technical Community College Associate of Science in Nursing

Alexander Agnitti

Melissa Aubuchon

Milleycha Balleste

Jenny Barrera

Amanda Bilkay

Wendolyn Billingsley

Katie Brier

Chelsea Budd

Kristine Cao

Kasey Carter

Brenda Charron

Maria Cieplik

Greg Cotto

Jean Dailey

Brianna Damon

Savannah Daniels

Shannon Meade

Kelsey Famiglietti

Sariann Figueroa

Hemanta Gautam

Marina Gavrilyuk

Hardik Gogri

Breanne Gouvin

Michael Hajdamowicz

Ling Huang

Diep Huynh

Marie Jacques

Julia Karpolyuk

Elinor Kent

Alfiya Khuzhakhmetova

Hannah Kincaid

Marissa Kopyscinski

Danielle Kupiec

Jessica Lara

Miranda Lebel

Kristin Loftus

Theresa Loschiavo

Diana Lukina

Joseph MacKenzie

Thembinkosi Makovere

Mary Malone

Lynn Marhefka

Shelby Lauer

Bianca Miller

Terri McCahill

Alexandra McNally

Gabriella Morales

Wilber Moreno

Xiaoyu Moutinhou

Sara Nepus

Heather Nguyen

Nam Nguyen

Tyralynn O’Toole

Kayla Peters

Kaylynn Renaud

Andrea Ripley

Freishla Rivera de Jesus

Kyera Rivera

Brandon Romaniak

Theresa Ruiz

Nathan Shorette

William Skala

Lindsay Smith

Lyudmila Solokhin

Sammy Tan

Kenneth Tanon

Sarah Toomey

Sacha Vazquez

Stefanie Velazquez

Ebony Wheeler

David Woodsome

Chelsea Zalewski

University of Massachusetts Amherst Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Isabel Andrzejewski

Lauren Bean

Emma Bendall

Matthew Biagi

Alyssa Blake

Katie Blake

Emily Boeri

Sophia Boyd

Alexis Butler

Lily Chamberlain

Catelin Chamberland

Sharlie Chan

Alison Choate

Aoife Clinton

Matthew Dagenais

Nicole Dardia

Gerard Delmar

Meegal Downer

Olivia Eiten

Isabella Este-McDonald

Amy Fong

Siobhan Ford

Christian Friedel

Daniel Gacek

Julia Gittlen

Natalie Gray

Margaret Haley

Jasmine Hambaro

Michael Harris

Robert Hart

Jordan Hoey

Lucy Howes

Olivia Kansanen

Kyle Kendall

Marymargaret Lacey

Thuylan Le

Fiona Mackenzie

Shauna Mahan

Caroline McLaughlin

Megan McNally

Alison Moore

Emma Mosqueda

Erin Murphy

Emma Neagle

Emily O’Connell

Madison Paine

Juliet Patrick

Olivia Peltier

Kasey Perkins

Anne Phipps

Caroline Ricciardi

Hayley Robartes

Renee Sanguinet

Jaclyn Santo

Katelyn Schindler

Ashley Senosk

Clare Sullivan

Madeline Terry

Derek Thayer

Emily Tolland

Allissa Tupper

Lauren Voccio

Chloe Wespiser

Megan Yee

University of Massachusetts Amherst Accelerated Second Bachelor’s Degree

Jacqueline Adams

Judith Antwi

Cara Balsamo

Lesley Baxter

Olakunle Bolarinwa

Dora Bruce

Margaret Bruce

Courtney Bussiere

Melina Canter

Courtney Carron

Katheryn Chandler

Edyta Christenson

Emily Chrzanowski

Tristin Clark

Michael Collins

Sarah Crosby

Emma Crouse

Emily Cummings

Heather Defranzo

Israel Egeruo

Andrew Flewelling

Emily Florence

Alba Fuertes

Yajaira Garcia

Nina Germain

Samantha Graves

Conner Griffin

Austin Guilmain

Margaret Hark

Allison Haryasz

Evelene Hawley

Vanrong Ho

Ashley Jolin

Emily Kaufman

Kevin King

Betty Kodoso

Tyler Labombard

Ashley Lapriore

Courtney Lebrun

Allison Lessard

Celestine Logo

Lauren Longley

Kenya Louis

Mariel Lugosch-Ecker

Kimberlee McCarthy

Victoria Mielnikowski

Kelsey Mills

Joy Minichello

Olivia Moshier

Em Moulton

Shakirah Namagala

Timothy Nikopoulos

Matthew Noonan

Lani Nunokawa

Mewe Okoh

Babatunde Olatinwo

Alvaro Ortiz-Palacios

Dairis Pacheco

Melissa Petersen

Keisha Pierre

Rae-Lyn Pina

Jaimie Ramirez

Amanda Robare

Devado Ruddock

Alyssa Sagan

Serena Sarage

Aubrey Senterfitt

William Shrenker

Nicholas Sibley-Jett

Noah Spady

Jessica Sproehnle

Crystal St. Germain

Daniel Sullivan

Carlo Tan-Alberto

Esther Uka-Amaral

Sarah Vallejo

Elizabeth Vanwormer

Cynthia Vigeant

Andrea Vinard

Karissa Winkler

Halle Yeboah

Loudouba Yedena-Wassoua

Jie Zou

Westfield State University Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Grace Benson

Tess Bilodeau

Lauren Blakeley

Hannah Brown

Isabella Castro

Taylor Darcy

Maggie DeForge

Evelina Dimitrova

Rachael Farley

Isabella Fazio

Samantha Florio

Jessica Fontaine

Jayde Gaudet

Hannah Griswold

Hailey Guest

Anna Gupta

Shelby Houle

Hunter Kadra

Kaitlyn Kelly

Charlene Meserve

Emily Morin

Casey Murphy

Lydia Natal

Kendall Neidig

Jennifer Nixon

Taylor Nodwell

Catherine Plante

Hallee Tripp

Andrew Stroiney

Jordan Wytrych

Hannah Zimmerman

Westfield State University RN to BSN

LaTorya Adams-Nieves

Caroline Aguirre

Monica Aldrich

Odile Baker

Mikayla Bennett

Kimberly Dotiwalla

Benjamin Duffy

Brittany Emerson

Kaitlin Esposito

Erica Gaboury

Tamar Gervais

Mary Godin

Vineecia Harvey-Martinez

Michelle Ivey

Claralee James

Nitchel Josinvil

Caitlin Kenefick

Yulia Kline

Samantha Kostrzewa

Nicholas Labelle

Alexandria Libbos

Daniela Lopez Munoz

Denise Martinez

Kimberlee Mattoon

Paulette Merrill

Tenzin Nyima

Donnalee Reid

Sydney Richard

Kayla Robinson

Samantha Schneider

Jameelah Straughn

Lauren Taylor

Ashley Wilk

Elizabeth Zhirnov