Approximately 250 grads in Class of 2017; fifty-five earn honors diplomas

Approximately 250 grads in Class of 2017; fifty-five earn honors diplomas

May 26, 2017

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

Frank Joseph Abbott, Nabil John Ahlhauser, Amber Carolisha Allison, Jerric Sharod Allison, Rachel Joo Young An, Kailer Ray Arnold, Anna Laura Avalos, Korey Fred William Bach, Timothy Edward Baker, Madison Ghazi Bakri, Caleb Crockett Bales, Courtney Danielle Ball, Trista Dawn Barnard, Allison Ryann Beaubien, Teresa  Bedolla, Eric  Benison, Kyasia Monet Benjamin, William Tyler Bigler, Julia Miranda Birch, Wesley David Blevins, Wesley Allen Bloeme, Afton Ciara Boles, Mindy Kay Brackins, Anna Nicole Brichetto, Justin Cobb Brooks, Kayla Elizabeth Renee Brown, Frances Lee Browning, Kenna Nicole Broyles, Tiffany Elizabeth Bryant, Adelyn Elizabeth Bryson, Paige Elizabeth Buckner, Elizabeth Ann Burnham, Arieal Simoane Burton, Joshua David Campbell, Noah Douglas Cantrell, Erin Marie Carl, Jonathan Tyler Carney, Rachael Rashea Carson, Brooke Lauren Cates, Rebecca Joanne Cesare, Taylor McKenzie Childres, Joshua Phillips Clark, Jasmine Ray Cleavenger, Everett Buza Cleveland, Mark Anthony Clifford, John Ryan Compton, Jessica Denise Creasy, Isabella Rose Crockett, Timela Elane Crutcher, Tanner Keyes Curren;

D-K

Raven Simone Daniels, Tyler Lynn Davis, Celeste Vaughn De La Rosa, Sara Ruth Deatherage, Aaron Scott Dickson, Erika Brooke Dye, Kelcie Brishae Dyer, Bobbieann Marie Eckert, AnnaMarie  Edwards, Erin Elizabeth Ensor, Mason Alex Eschenberg, Emma Lee Christine Everett, Sarah Rebekah Feely, Westly Payne Fisher, Scarlett Louise Fox, Chehronai  Fozil, Allyson Jude Freiermuth, Jacob Alexander Frost, Yasuo  Fukui, Patrick Lane Garrett, Julia Marie Gasper, Danielle Kay Gehr, James Micheal Gilley, Rebecca Anne Glenn, Alexandra Michelle Goodlett, Angel Delaine Gregory, Brian Gresham, Hanna Nicole Griffin, Carter Alexander Habeeb, Kelsey Michele Hanko, Marie Christine Harp, Bethany Faith Headrick, Anna Catherine Henson, Mary Elizabeth Henson, Cameran Nichole Hickey, Lori Dawn Hidalgo, Halle Nicole Hill, Erika Jeanne Hipsky, Sarah Grace Holland, Sean Gabriel Holton, Bryan Alexander Horton, Megan Tyllie Hunter, Sarah Margaret Husi, Ryan August Indelicato, Elliott Samuel Jackson, Kori Michelle Jacot, Brandi Marie Jeanis, Bethany Gail Jenkins, Logan Ross Jenkins, Virginia Lee Johnson, John Samson Jokerst, Joseph Lang Jones, Nikolas John Kalolo, Kaitlyn Anne Kennedy, John Kenneth Kessler, Lauren Ashley King, Abigail Layne Kline, Hizgial Poulus Koko, Natasha  Kollett, Ryan James Kraft;

L-R

Jennifer Catherine LaFreniere, Eileen Augusta Lane, Shelby Elizabeth Lanz, Kandyn Kate Leach, Rachel Christine Leal, Jacob Henry Lilburn, Laura Madalyn Little, Allison Mackenzie Luppe, Andrea Le'Ann Lux, Brittney  Mack, Claire Beyer Macmillan, Rachel Marie Manning, Amanda Jo Marshall, Tiffani Delorais Martin, Kory Lee Martinez, Benjamin Conner McCarty, Maranda LaSha McCarty, Elizabeth Courtney McGill, Cayllah Elizabeth McKensey, Jessica Taylor McMahan, Riley Elaine McMillan, Treymon Dejaun McNear, Robert Lynn McNutt, Kathryn Elizabeth Miller, Ryan Charles Molas, Thomas Kent Moore, Wesley James Murray, Kendra Ann Myers, Nicholas Rayne Myers, Elizabeth Clare Myers-Rees, Rasheila Renee Nesbitt, Katherine Margaret O'Leary, Lindsey Marie O'Neal, Jessica Kay Oldham, Jaye Noel Parr, Huntington Ramsey Parrish, Emily Suzanne Partin, Nicholas Bryan Peterson, Danielle Nicole Phillips, Janelle Latrice Piper, Charles Wesley Pratt, Trey James Prestridge, Michaela Paige Prysmont, Grace Adele Puryear, William Hayden Puryear, Joshua Ryan Ramsey, Sean Colton Rankin, Claire Elise Rehmke, Nicholas Robert Reynolds, Chandler Neil Rhea, Anna Marie Louise Rice, Erin Casey Roberts, Jacob Anthony Roberts, Bryce Manning Ruis; 

S-Z

Warren Xavier Sales, Ricardo Alejandro Santos, Airi Sato, Morgan Haley Saxon, Horace Lee Scott, Tobi Leigh Scott, Madison Ashley Sexton, Hannah Nicole Sharp, Jessica Lynne Sharp, Trenton Michael Shuler, Alisha  Sierra-Ramirez, Krista Autumn Slaven, Anna Leisa Smith, Marley Tomlin Smith, Micah Clayton Smith, Sawyer Bruce Smith, Claire Ellen Snyder, Tyler Morgan Spicer, Nicholas Jack Starkey, Katie Lea Stephens, Dalton John Stone, Morgan Anne Strain, Caroline Grace Stuart, Clara Eleanor Talley, Ann Marie Thacker, Bailey Anne Thompson, Rebekah Cates Thompson, Alaina Rae Tipton, Jack William Townsend, Bradley Eugene Varner, Alexander Jose Velez, Gregory Charles Burland Vourloumis, Heidi Kay Vowell, James Alexander Waddell, David Arthur Walker, Sarah Lundy Werkhoven, Mary Katherine White, Candace Kathleen Whitman, Zachary Ian Wilks, Alexander Logan Willard, Lauren Elizabeth Wilson, William Price Winters, Benjamin Lawson Wishard, Samuel Ray Woods, Briana Michelle Wright, Alicia Marie Yarlett, Kory Thomas Yarlett, Trevor Wayne York, Kayla Ann Yother and Rachael Marie Zaffiro.

Thirty-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: Gabrielle Anna Billstrom, Benjamin Lee Don Buell, Janelle Nicole Calhoun, Justin Lee Collett, Amanda Brooke Cummings, Natalie Marie Decker, Adrianna Elaine Felix, Casey Katherine Gentile, Sarah Rose Hagans, Ryan Samuel Haley, Myresha Cheyenne Hinton, Elizabeth Lynne Hopkins, Alyssa Michelle Hughes, Abrianna Kaylyn Jones, Eleni Marie Mavres, Tanginique Jenea Nowlin, Adrian Josiah Bartlett Page, Susan Onyinye Pepple, Jill Elizabeth Pezick, Lecretia Nicole Robbins, Alec Bartlett Ross, Hunter Scott Ryan, Angel Danae Schild, Michael Dale Stevens, William Dale Stevens, Ansley Nicole Stringfield, Julia Ann Vineyard, Julie Anne Waddell, Charles Francis Watson, Cayla Rhea Wheeler, Ashley Taylor White, Katherine McNeely White, Tessa Brooke Wilcox, Logan Edward Winders and Tommy Robert Ray Wright.

One earns bachelor of music degree

The following students were awarded a bachelor of music degree or are expected to complete requirements for a degree later this year: Emily Jordan Randles.

Fifty-five graduate with honors

Fifty-five graduates receiving diplomas May 21 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 (a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.75) included: Madison Ghazi Bakri, Wesley Allen Bloeme, Noah Douglas Cantrell, Jasmine Ray Cleavenger, Westly Payne Fisher, Carter Alexander Habeeb, Marie Christine Harp, Bethany Faith Headrick, Anna Catherine Henson, Sarah Grace Holland, Brandi Marie Jeanis, Jennifer Catherine LaFreniere, Amanda Jo Marshall, Jessica Taylor McMahan, Riley Elaine McMillan, Jessica Kay Oldham, Emily Suzanne Partin, Susan Onyinye Pepple, Grace Adele Puryear, Joshua Ryan Ramsey, Hunter Scott Ryan, Tobi Leigh Scott, Morgan Anne Strain, Ansley Nicole Stringfield, Heidi Kay Vowell, Charles Francis Watson, Ashley Taylor White, Candace Kathleen Whitman and Rachael Marie Zaffiro.

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: Nabil John Ahlhauser, Taylor McKenzie Childres, Tanner Keyes Curren, Bobbieann Marie Eckert, AnnaMarie   Edwards, Chehronai Fozil, Casey Katherine Gentile, Brian Gresham, Joseph Lang Jones, Ryan James Kraft, Kandyn Kate Leach, Kathryn Elizabeth Miller, Elizabeth Clare Myers-Rees, Ricardo Alejandro Santos, Sarah Lundy Werkhoven, Cayla Rhea Wheeler, Alexander Logan Willard, Lauren Elizabeth Wilson and Tommy Robert Ray Wright.

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: Rachel Joo Young An, Ryan Samuel Haley, Mary Elizabeth Henson, Erika Jeanne Hipsky, Madison Ashley Sexton, Caroline Grace Stuart and Katherine McNeely White.


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 2017 semester is 1,181.