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Campbellsville University holds Cosmetology and Barbering Pinning Ceremony

Campbellsville University holds Cosmetology and Barbering Pinning Ceremony
Group photo: Campbellsville University held a pinning ceremony for cosmetology and pinning students recently. From left: Front row – Nikki Edwards, Amanda Hasty, Paula Taylor, Tina Price, Kellie Lobb, Beulah Morgan, Lacey Rodriguez, Jen Goodin, Hailey Meredith, Samantha Hayes, Lisa Wilson. Middle— Kasey Childers-Moss, Amanda Roop, Lindsey Belcher, Lauren Zahrndt, Molly Doyle, Noashane Flint, Olivia Moffit, Shanda Lobb, Suzanne Zahrndt, Becky Spurling, Connie Johnson. Back row – Jason Roop, Samantha Carter, Jenie Spears, Paige Edwards, NaQuisha Conn, Amerilee Lowe, Brandon Spoon, Jacob Bolen. (Campbellsville University Photo by Kaitlyn Fowler)

By Scarlett Birge, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University held a pinning ceremony to recognize the achievement of over 331 graduates in the Cosmetology and Barbering programs recently in The Gheens Recital Hall.

Jason Roop, director of the Virginia Ponser Flanagan Technology Training Center, welcomed everyone to the ceremony and led the opening prayer.

“We are thoroughly invested in providing these certificate programs which allow you graduates to pursue the career that you love and are called to pursue,” Roop said. “We are here to celebrate your accomplishments.”

Amanda Roop, director of cosmetology and barbering/esthetics, and Kasey Childers Moss, administrative coordinator and instructor of cosmetology/barbering/esthetics, presented the pins to the graduates.

Daran Kennon, industrial education coordinator, gave the benediction.

The cosmetology graduates are listed as follows:

Main campus – Brylee Adams of Campbellsville, Ky.; Caleigh Bright of Campbellsville, Ky.; Bridget Denning of Lebanon, Ky.; McKenzie “Paige” Edwards of Campbellsville, Ky.; Leeann Harris of Elkhorn, Ky.; Claire Elizabeth Kohler of Springfield, Ky.; and

Aleah Knifley of Campbellsville, Ky.; Shanda Lobb of Campbellsville, Ky.; Amerilee Lowe of Campbellsville, Ky.; Olivia Moffitt of Lebanon, Ky.; Alexia Moss of Campbellsville, Ky.; Jalynn Pierce of Campbellsville, Ky.; Graci Wood of Campbellsville, Ky.

Harrodsburg – Lindsey Belcher of Junction City, Ky.; Courtney Fletcher of Salvia, Ky.; Kylee Godbey of Parksville, Ky.; Prosperitie Holloman of Danville, Ky.; Brittany Hoskins of Danville, Ky.; Chasity Murphy of Danville, Ky.;

Casey Noel of Willisburg, Ky.; Kelsie Preston of Lancaster, Ky.; Kristynn Releford of Harrodsburg, Ky.; Sidnee Sloan of Parksville, Ky.; Jenie Spears of Danville, Ky.; Lauren Weber of Lancaster, Ky.; and Corrie Weinert of Nicholasville, Ky.

Somerset – Brianna Burton of Somerset, Ky.; Samantha Carter of Monticello, Ky.; Jordan Crozier of Somerset, Ky.; Callie Hall of Eubank, Ky.; Haley Hawk of Somerset, Ky.; and Pilar “Ellie” Umphress of Somerset, Ky.

Hodgenville – Linsey Byers of Hodgenville, Ky.; Layla McGinnis of Stout, Ohio; Ashley Moldon of Horse Cave, Ky.; Autumn Nichols of Elizabethtown, Ky.; Haley Reeves of Sonora, Ky.;

Chloe Sisneros of Hodgenville, Ky.; Katelyn Sowards of Hodgenville, Ky.; Hannah Williams of Hodgenville, Ky.; and Lauren Zahrndt, an apprentice instructor graduate of Hodgenville, Ky.

Louisville – NaQuisha Conn of Louisville, Ky.; Jeffrey Dishon of Brandenburg, Ky.; Molly Doyle; Noashane Flint of Louisville, Ky.; Candice Galloway of Louisville, Ky.; Jaytaveion Jones of Louisville, Ky.;

Alicya Miller of Louisville, Ky.; Lexi Mullins of Mt. Washington, Ky.; Jessica Sullivan of Greensburg, Ky.; Sara Warren of Louisville, Ky.; LaTerrian Woods of Louisville, Ky.; and Paula Forrest of Louisville, Ky., apprentice instructor graduate.

Liberty – Miranda Buis, of Dunnville, Ky.

The barbering graduates are listed as follows:

Main campus – Jeremy Brewer of Campbellsville, Ky.; Thomas Fowler of Campbellsville, Ky.; Corey Johnson of Danville, Ky.; Matthew Jones of Buffalo, Ky.; Shae Murrell of Russell Springs, Ky.; Reagen Neal of Bardstown, Ky.; Joseph Smith of Harrodsburg, Ky.; Brandon Spoon, of Columbia, Ky.

Harrodsburg – Dakota Brock of Danville, Ky.; Demetri Ford of Harrodsburg, Ky.; Jayden Garr of Frankfort, Ky.; Prince Gooch of Danville, Ky.; Shaundez Goodloe of Richmond, Ky.; Ryan Hundley of Parksville, Ky.; Isaiah Palmer of Harrodsburg, Ky.; and Myron Russel of Harrodsburg, Ky.

Somerset – Jacob Bolen of Somerset, Ky.; William Boone of Mount Vernon, Ky.; Matthew Bush of Cranks, Ky.; Mark Cain of Brodhead, Ky.; Jeremiah Calder of Somerset, Ky.; Joseph Collett of McKee, Ky.;

Savannah Helm of Somerset, Ky.; Phillip Howard of Corbin, Ky.; Adam Lay of Artemus, Ky.;  Zephaniah Madden-Mason of London, Ky.; Matthew Marcum of Somerset, Ky.; Seth Morgan of Stearns, Ky.;

Daniel Murphy of Somerset, Ky.; Matthew Northern of Brodhead, Ky.; Nathaniel Rada of Crab Orchard, Ky.; Cody Rainwater of Nancy, Ky.; German Ruiz of Monticello, Ky.; Brittany Stephens of Somerset, Ky.; and Jade Teague of Hazard, Ky.

The graduates recognized as having perfect attendance were Amerilee Lowe, Olivia Moffit and Jade Teague.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 12,000 students offering over 100 programs of study including doctoral, masters, bachelors, associate and certification programs. The website for complete information is