Almost 250 grads in Class of 2011; 75 earn honors diplomas

May 18, 2011
Contact: Karen Eldridge, Director of Communications
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The following Maryville College students were awarded a bachelor of arts degree or are expected to complete requirements for a degree later this year:

A-C

Amy Renee Adler, Mona Zarrin-Taj Ahlhauser, Anastasia Vladimirovna Aksenova, Christopher Ashfraful Alam, Joshua Lee Allen, Victoria Rose Allen, Joshua Thomas Anderson, Katherine Lynn Anderson, Brandon Bernard Anthony, Jonathan Joseph Augustin, Jenny Veigh Bacon, Kristin Elizabeth Bailey, Ruth Ann Ballinger, Katherine Elizabeth Barnes, Leslie Ann Baxter, Laura Elizabeth Belcher, Ashley Nicole Bell, John Richard Benson, Kylie Rae Beukema, Creighton Mackenzie Bloyd, Allison Elizabeth Bradley, Logan Ryne Brady, LeSean Tynia Brannon, Raeann Patricia Bray, Corey Stephen Brewer, John William Bridwell III, Katie Elyse Brittian, Shawna Fay Brooks, Annie Kathryn Brown, Kenneth Dustin Brown, Robert Duane Brown, Majenta Lynne Burns, April Marie Byrge, Margaret Marlene Carouthers, Robert John Carouthers, Hayley Anne Carter, Jeremy Wayne Cason, Dereck Tanner Caylor, Demetrius Jamall Christian, Donald Lester Christy, Anthony Ryan Cloud, Miranda Lachelle Coffey, Anquandria Ma’Lisa Cooper, Timothy Doyle Cooper, Harriet Caitlin Corbitt, Joseph Badley Courtney, Hannah Elizabeth Cox, Randall Lee Craft, Sarah Beth Cruze, Talia Angelica Cunetto, Benjamin Gray Currier, Kyle Matthew Cyprysiak;

D-H

Sarah Carolyn Davies, Alyscia Catherine DeFrancisco, Katelyn Grace Deininger, Samuel Franklin Dobson, Travis Raymond Donnell, William James Donovan, Tyler Scott Dougherty, Emma Elizabeth DuBose, Sonia Mohanlal Dularam, Rebecca Diana Durbin, Christina Ruth Eastridge, Adelle Ryan Eberhardt, Chaz Aubrey Elrod, Lyndsey Renee Elrod, Steven Rory Epps, Emily Dale Farrell, Matthew David Fasig, Austin Riley Finch, William Kyle Finnell, Charles Cody Fleming, Amanda Lauren Flynn, Jennifer Kathleen Foley, Bryan Christopher Fox, Phillip Scott Garrett, John Moses Girdler, Annamarie Glass, Mary Madelana Carole Gordon, Kaitlin Nicole Gourley, Tiffanie Marie Grayson, Catherine Jean Griffith-Benson, John Paul Hackney, Arianna Carmel Hakiman, Kamran Lamin Hakiman, Jessica Ann Hall, Jessica Elizabeth Hamer, Benjamin Zachary Hargett, Kathryn Cheryl Harmon, Rebecca Jean Harmon, Sarah Jane Hawkins, Morgan Elizabeth Haynes, Emily Diane Headrick, Rebecca Elizabeth Heard, Aaron Gabriel Heck, Amanda Lee Helton, Clinton Michael Helton, Mary Katherine Helton, Andrew Joseph Henley, Elaine Maralee Henry, Jessica Caitlin Herrell, Erica Rhea Herron, Courtney Sue Hodge, Katherine Marie Diane Victoria Hoffman, Adam Christopher Holderbaum, Jessica Marililia Holladay, Laura Jane Holt, Angela Nicole Hooker, Chelsi DeAnn Hooper, Andrew Logan Huddleston, Ashley Anne Hunt, Derek Alan Hunt, Jennifer Rae Hurst;

I-L

Tiffany Nicole Ivens, Hayden Cole Jerrolds, Geoffrey Benjamin Joseph, Angelica Maria Kehayes, Ashley Channelle Kelley, Tyler Charles King, Benjamin Alen Krager, Mollie Jean Lamb, Kinsy Marie Lee, Nikki Mikala Lemonis, Clint Allen Lewis, Stephanie Elizabeth Leyland, James Hazzard Lindsay, John Albert Lingo IV, Christian Spencer Lockhart;

M-P

Stephanie Louise Madagame, Laura Marie Maestas, Hope Ann Marlow, Cody Houston Marsh, Phillip James McCants, Jessica Lea McCarter, Kyle Howard McClung, Brandon Joshua McGill, Wendy Lyn McKean, Joshua Sinclair McKenzie, Khamela-Dara Keyana McKenzie, Leslie Ann Meacom, Colleen Marie Meersman, Houston David Miller, Lauren Jeanine Miller, Joseph David Miranda, Matthew James Momany, Daniel Lloyd Monroe, Carly Marie Moore, Sean Daniel Moore, Mark Anthony Morales, Latoya Arionce Moreland, Kasey A’lyce Mosingo, Joshua Richard Moss, Kristin Dawn Muckleroy, Stacy Alexander Mullinax, Amy Elizabeth Newell, Elizabeth Cha Newman, Rhiannon Dorothy F. Oberhelman, Angela N. Marek Oswald, Miranda Nicole Ott, Diana Catherine Pace, Alyson Mariah Parton, Ervin Christopher Colin Penn, Andrew Larkin Petelka, Jessica Mae Petersen, Robert Willison Pogue II, Matthew Weston Porny, Chelsea Lynn Postlewait, Philip Cameron Presley, Stefanie Nadine Pulignano, Marissa Lynne Pullins;

R-Z

Ryan Carl Radcliffe, Olivia Banu Rahmanian, Caroline Summers Redmond, Kennon Wayne Reed, Lauren Victoria Rhodes, Danielle Marie Roberge, Starr Hudson Ross, Alexis Rouvelas, Bradley Steven Russell, Darcie Wynne Sayward, Leah R. Scheafnocker, Jenny Victoria Seemayer, Mary Amanda Seiler, Chelsea LeRae Sexton, Maurice Walter Sheffield, Jacqueline Suzanne Shelton, Jordan Beth Sherrod, Johnny Lee Shoffner, Nicole Elizabeth Sievers, Dustin Thomas Smith, Jack Cecil Sowell, James Perry Speir, Amy Elizabeth Stafford, Lee Shelton Steenbergen, Marissa Renee’ Summitt, Chapman Gregory Suther, Kelli Nicole Swaney, Mutsumi Takeuchi, Darrell Lynn Tate, Katie Scarlett Taylor, Joshua David Terry, Jessica Leigh Thompson, Elizabeth Alexandria Trest, Kayla Elaine Tulloch, Marissa Kim-Mee Tullock, Ayesha LeShaye Turner, Rebekah Ann Tyler, Pooneh Vafaee, Kathryn Laurel Valk, Alana Frances Van Hoy, Ashley Brooke Vandevender, Amanda Faith Walker, Bryan Michael Walker, Cari Lauren Walker, Kevin Edward Walther, Matthew John Ward, Robert Jesse Ward, Eryk Watson, Hunter Lee West, Joyanna Rose West, Maggie Erin Williams, Wilbur Joseph Williams, Jason Scott Williamson, Allison Scott Wilson, Billy John Wilson Jr., Cody Philip Wilson, Timmothy Scott Winstead, Nicholas Duane Winston, Chase Thomas Worley, William Ashton Wise Yager, YiLong Zheng and Sara-Catherine Whitney Zingg.

Five earn bachelor of science degrees

The following students were awarded a bachelor of science degree or are expected to complete requirements for a degree later this year: Hillary Summers Brown, Shelley Elizabeth Clark, Morgan Jessica Douglas, Laura Cynthia Grzyb and Abigail Elizabeth Ogle.

Three earn bachelor of music degrees

The following students were awarded a bachelor of music degree or are expected to complete requirements for a degree later this year: Patrick William Finney, Ashley Winston Sullivan and Kristy Michele Weekley.

Seventy-five graduates receiving diplomas May 15 graduated with honors, requirements for which include completion of at least 64 credit hours and a minimum grade point average of 3.4 for all work undertaken.

Those students completing their requirements for the bachelor’s degree with the distinction of cum laude (a grade point average between 3.40 and 3.75) included: Mona Zarrin-Taj Ahlhauser, Katherine Lynn Anderson, Jenny Veigh Bacon, Kristin Elizabeth Bailey, Annie Kathryn Brown, Hillary Summers Brown, Margaret Marlene Carouthers, Shelley Elizabeth Clark, Harriet Caitlin Corbitt, Tyler Scott Dougherty, Jennifer Kathleen Foley, Kamran Lamin Hakiman, Jessica Ann Hall, Rebecca Jean Harmon, Sarah Jane Hawkins, Amanda Lee Helton, Clinton Michael Helton, Jessica Caitlin Herrell, Courtney Sue Hodge, Laura Jane Holt, Derek Alan Hunt, Benjamin Alan Krager, Hope Ann Marlow, Elizabeth Cha Newman, Rhiannon Dorothy F. Oberhelman, Abigail Elizabeth Ogle, Miranda Nicole Ott, Diana Catherine Pace, Jessica Mae Petersen, Amy Elizabeth Stafford, Ashley Winston Sullivan, Marissa Renee’ Summitt, Mutsumi Takeuchi, Elizabeth Alexandria Trest, Marissa Kim-Mee Tullock, Pooneh Vafaee, Kathryn Laurel Valk, Amanda Faith Walker, Matthew John Ward and William Ashton Wise Yager.

Those students completing their requirements for the bachelor’s degree with the distinction of magna cum laude (a grade point average between 3.75 and 3.95) included: Joshua Lee Allen, Katherine Elizabeth Barnes, Raeann Patricia Bray, Miranda Lachelle Coffey, Timothy Doyle Cooper, Joseph Bradley Courtney, Hannah Elizabeth Cox, Katelyn Grace Deininger, Sonia Mohanlal Dularam, Rebecca Diana Durbin, Christina Ruth Eastridge, Kaitlin Nicole Gourley, Elaine Maralee Henry, Angela Nicole Hooker, Christian Spencer Lockhart, Colleen Marie Meersman, Lauren Jeanine Miller, Amy Elizabeth Newell, Jacqueline Suzanne Shelton, Nicole Elizabeth Sievers, Kelli Nicole Swaney, Katie Scarlett Taylor, Jessica Leigh Thompson, Maggie Erin Williams, Allison Scott Wilson, Chase Thomas Worley and YiLong Zheng.

Those students completing their requirements for the bachelor’s degree with the distinction of summa cum laude (a grade point average of 3.95 and above) included: Leslie Ann Baxter, Kylie Rae Beukema, Morgan Jessica Douglas, Arianna Carmel Hakiman, Jessica Marililia Holladay, Caroline Summers Redmond, Jordan Beth Sherrod and Ashley Brooke Vandevender.


Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience that includes an undergraduate research requirement, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation. Total enrollment for the fall 2014 semester is 1,213.