Approximately 225 grads in Class of 2016; 77 earn honors diplomas

Approximately 225 grads in Class of 2016; 77 earn honors diplomas

May 16, 2016

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

Cody Wade Akers, Kayla Nicole Aloisi, Hunter Lauren Amos, Kyle Lucas Anthony, Robert Scott Anthony, John David Arnett, Jordan Michele Ballard, Elizabeth Ann Ballew, Jalen Joshua Banks, Cheyenne Dale Barnes, Tori Elaine Bassett, Julieta  Bautista-Lopez, Morgan Paige Beckett, Andrea Elizabeth Beeler, Eric Connar Benson-Epstein, Monica Amy Besbris, Rachel Blake Blevins, Zachary Ian Blonder, Brittany Jeanette Bowman, Shawna Leigh Bowman, Misty Nicole Branton, Logan Zachary Brewer, Brady Scott Brown, Amelia Grace Brumbaugh, Amy Shea Bryant, Megan Nicole Burnett, Cole Jagger Lazerus Burns, Justin Thomas Bush, Jaumonee Ontario Byrd, Heather Denise Gail Carper, Alexandra Page Carr, Mandee Lynn Carroll, Emily Karen Chaffin, Michael Anthony Chait, Kira Ann-Nicole Chambers, MarQuis Lebron Chappell, Rachael Elaine Chesnutt, Hannah Noel Chretien, Kenneth Jakob Christensen, Jonathan Farley Clark, David Coke Clifford, Edwin Leroy Cloud, Madison Sierra Coker, Michelle Elizabeth Colantoni, Chase Evan Condrone, Christopher Lee Conner, Amanda Sue Cooley, Audrey Claire Jezanna Coppock-Seal, Chase Mitchell Courson, Blaine Marie Coyle, Callie Ann Crabtree, Emilie Sue Craven, Hannah Elizabeth Cummings, Jordan Andrew Cupp;

D-H

Tyler Ray Dailey, Allan Benjamin Davis, Devaun Zajaun Davis, Matthew Ryan Davis, Susie Lynn Davison, Johnny Seth Debity, Sophia Cristina del Campo, Brandon Blackwell Denney, Hannah Rose DeTrude, Rasham De'Abrel Dickson, Arielle Nicole Dolan, Konner Brian Dozark, Parker Chatman Dryja, Chandni Mohan Dularam, Linley Faith Dunn, Jedediah Thomas Emert, Christopher James Ervin, Bethany Sha Evans, Emily Kate Fain, Musa Nami Falhan, Leslie Marie Ferrer, Kristen Nicole Fields, Carly Paige Filicky, Megan Elizabeth Findley, Jacqueline Sue Fowler, Kelby Scott Fruecht, Stephanie Ray Gleason, Cory Brandon Goodman, Allisen Lena Greathouse, August Patice Greer, Addison Carter Grimm, Sean Allan Hagstrom, Laura Allyson Hale, Kaylie Matilee Hall, Bradley James Hampton, Winode Gamunu Handagama, Ariana Lee Hansen, Alexandra Leigh Haskew, Janet Ann Hastings, Marleina Marie Hill, Gabrielle Mckenzi Hill, Minh Nhat Hoang, Helena Calais Hofmeyer-Lancaster, Caitlyn Marie Hogg, Tyler Allen Hopkins, Mary Catherine Howard, Jacob Matthew Hutson; 

J-M

Robert Eric James, Matthew Blake Jenkins, April Dawn Jennings, Caitlin Jane Jennings, Megan Elizabeth Jilka, Gabriel Andrew Johnson, Tyler Cade Johnson, Sarah Dianne Jones, Michael Andrew Kaufman, Nicki Reann Kellaway, Cody Lee Kidd, Laura Kristin Kimberlain, Katie Reachel King, William Russell Kinion, Molly Elizabeth Knouff, Megan Elyse Kolb, Summer Breeze LeCain, Nakienya Sharon Ledford, Joshua Dee Lindamood, Evelyn Abigail Linkous, Eric Samuel Lipka, Camilla Nicole Loggins, Rachel Ann Long, Rosa Idalia Longoria, Lounedine  Louis, Joe Duglass Mahler, William Jesse Marttala, Jake Richard Mason, Makayla Janeen May, Zachary Scott May, Dustin Colten McAfee, Madeline Alexis McGuire, Elizabeth Benson McKinnon, Brittany Elane McLaughlin, Dakota Mark McMahan, Megan Catherine Mihaliak, Brittany Marie Miller, Kent Thomas Minor, Kathryn Ann Mitchell, Susan Ann Mitchell, Kristian Alexander Oren Moats, Hannah Rose Morgan, Sarah Elizabeth Morrison, Stephanie Marie Mounts, Melanie Travins Mullins; 

N-R

Amber Kassem Nejme, Austin Robert Newton, Nicholas Jerome Norman, Summer Faith Northcutt, Ashley Marie Norwood, Daniel John Oaklief, Amy Nichole Oaks, Mark William Ostrowski, Claire Isobel Palmer, Raine Elizabeth Palmer, Andrea Mary Parton, Ephraimia Rose Pearson, Allison Ross Peeler, Emilie Caroline Perez, Erin Elisabeth Persinger, Augusta Seaborne Phillips, Zebulon Claytt Phillips, Victoria Madison Pinkard, Dylan Lee Placher, Autumn Timber Poe, Sarah Kathryn Potter, Payton Olivia Pruitt, Mackenzie Faye Puckett, Katie Nicole Quesnell, Kayla Olivia Redmon, Brian Michael Reid, Joshua Martin Revilla, Reese Mark Richmond, Emily Fae Ries, Taylor Nicole Rigatti, James Taylor Roberts, Nicholas Joseph Romano, Nicholas Michael Rose, Kristina Nicole Roth, Elizabeth Weeks Ruch, Ryan Arlo Rumler, Eric Luke Russell, Nicole Annette Russell;

S-Y

Natasha Sadler, Sammantha Renee Salinas, Kenzi Nicole Sawyer, Kristien Irene Scott, Nicholas Alexander Sexton, Caitlin Corrine Shearer, Spencer Charles Shoffner, Sierra Marie Siegel, Mary Elizabeth Simmons, Melissa Sueann Sizemore, Courtney Melissa Smith, Elizabeth Ann Smith, Joshua Alexander Spalding, Megan Lian Sparkes, Natalie Jeanne Stanley, Alexandra Claire Stewart, Haley Elise Sullivan, Joshua David Rex Sumter, Jacob Andrew Sutton, Abigail Emily Swabe, Anthony Michael-Edward Swartz, Brooks Coleton Talley, James Zachariah Tarver, Robert Richard Tatum, Danielle Jade Taylor, Jonathan David Taylor, Joel Cuttler Thornton, James Timothy Troutman, Cody Michael Vance, Jordan Blu Venditti, Keith Charles Wall, Deyu  Wang, Terrell Dupree Warren, Rachel Faith White, Tawny Brooke White, Kelley Nicole Whitehead, Savannah Nicole Wilburn, Caleb Kemp Willis, Emma Grace Wolfenbarger, Aaron Nathaniel Woods, Esperanza Yanez and Sean Lucas Yoder.

21 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: Kayla Nicole Aloisi, Robert Scott Anthony, Brady Scott Brown, Amelia Grace Brumbaugh, Amy Shea Bryant, Alexandra Page Carr, Blaine Marie Coyle, Emilie Sue Craven, Arielle Nicole Dolan, Parker Chatman Dryja, Bethany Sha Evans, Stephanie Ray Gleason, Addison Carter Grimm, Sean Allan Hagstrom, Winode Gamunu Handagama, Camilla Nicole Loggins, Dakota Mark McMahan, Allison Ross Peeler, Eric Luke Russell, Anthony Michael-Edward Swartz and Rachel Faith White.

Four 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: Megan Elyse Kolb, Ashley Marie Norwood, Zebulon Claytt Phillips and Elizabeth Weeks Ruch. 

77 graduate with honors

Seventy-seven graduates receiving diplomas May 15 graduated with honors, requirements for which include completion of at least 64 credit hours and minimum grade point average of 3.5 for all work undertaken.

Those students completing their requirements for the bachelor’s degree with the distinction of cum laude included: Hunter Lauren Amos, Elizabeth Ann Ballew, Tori Elaine Bassett, Monica Amy Besbris, Justin Thomas Bush, Heather Denise Gail Carper, Alexandra Page Carr, Kira Ann-Nicole Chambers, Hannah Noel Chretien, Blaine Marie Coyle, Emilie Sue Craven, Allan Benjamin Davis, Sophia Cristina del Campo, Parker Chatman Dryja, Stephanie Ray Gleason, Bradley James Hampton, Alexandra Leigh Haskew, Gabrielle Mckenzi Hill, Minh Nhat Hoang, Mary Catherine Howard, Sarah Dianne Jones, Laura Kristin Kimberlain, Joshua Dee Lindamood, Jake Richard Mason, Makayla Janeen May, Dustin Colten McAfee, Hannah Rose Morgan, Melanie Travins Mullins, Ashley Marie Norwood, Mark William Ostrowski, Claire Isobel Palmer, Allison Ross Peeler, Nicole Annette Russell, Nicholas Alexander Sexton, Sierra Marie Siegel, Haley Elise Sullivan, Abigail Emily Swabe and Savannah Nicole Wilburn.

Those students completing their requirements for the bachelor’s degree with the distinction of magna cum laude included: Robert Scott Anthony, Brady Scott Brown, Amelia Grace Brumbaugh, Rachael Elaine Chesnutt, Susie Lynn Davison, Brandon Blackwell Denney, Chandni Mohan Dularam, Musa Nami Falhan, Carly Paige Filicky, Megan Elizabeth Findley, Ariana Lee Hansen, April Dawn Jennings, Caitlin Jane Jennings, Megan Elizabeth Jilka, Molly Elizabeth Knouff, Evelyn Abigail Linkous, Lounedine  Louis, Megan Catherine Mihaliak, Brittany Marie Miller, Ephraimia Rose Pearson, Victoria Madison Pinkard, Mackenzie Faye Puckett, Katie Nicole Quesnell, Nicholas Joseph Romano, Ryan Arlo Rumler, Eric Luke Russell, Sammantha Renee Salinas, Joshua Alexander Spalding, Natalie Jeanne Stanley, Robert Richard Tatum III, Joel Cuttler Thornton and Caleb Kemp Willis.

Those students completing their requirements for the bachelor’s degree with the distinction of summa cum laude included: Kyle Lucas Anthony, Cole Jagger Lazerus Burns, Matthew Blake Jenkins, Megan Elyse Kolb, Amy Nichole Oaks, Raine Elizabeth Palmer and Taylor Nicole Rigatti.


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