Approximately 230 grads in Class of 2018; seventy-four earn honors diplomas

Approximately 230 grads in Class of 2018; seventy-four earn honors diplomas

May 21, 2018

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

Caleb Wade Adams, Robert Uriah Addison, Joshua Michael Anderson, Elizabeth Lamar Andrews, Tristin Nelson Baker, Nicholas Aaron Bales, Caroline Casey Ballinger, Hunter Ramsey Barnes, Jacob Lloyd Barrett, Taylor R Beagle, Dalton Glyn Beard, Janella Mae Beeler, Jesus Alberto Benavides-Munoz, Lauren Taylor Biliter, Alexis Maya Black, Kourtney Danielle Blackburn, Christopher Aaron Blankenship, Brian Joseph Bonanno, Blake Andrew Bowman, Jaylen Isaac Bowyer, Bethany Shea Bradford, Rachel Elizabeth Britt, Peter Dale Brodnax, Jr., Darius Ahmad Brooks, Gesenia Monic Burley, Megan Gaye Burnham, Jesse Francisco Burris, Eddy Bernard Burton, Jr., Justin Michael Byrd, Robert Carl Cable, Francesca Grace Canton, John Marshall Carpenter, Kalyn Alicia Carpenter, Madalyn Grace Carpenter, Marshall Dillon Carpenter, Brooke Lauren Cates, Young Woo Cha, John Blaise Chait, Yasmeen Alyssa Villanueva Chan, Jama MeiLi Charles, Chandler Belle Chastain, Casey Logan Clarke, Olivia Grace Cleveland, Catherine Shirley Colbran, De'Angelo Stephaun Collington, Alec Joseph Collins, Grace Meredith Costa, Gabrielle Payton Craig; 

D-K

Cassandra Lynn Daniels, Daniel Hugh Derrick III, Jerod Neil Dickey, Erin Nicole Dupes, Jordan Calvin Early, Sydni Raquel Elkins, Jacqueline Mary Eul, Mikeala Ruth Evans, Evan Collin Ezell, Aryne Sylvia Raye Feldman, Emily Ann Fitzpatrick, Allison Laurel Franklin, Mariah Belle Franklin, Jessica M Frazee, Brandi Caitlyn Frizzell, Logan Marie Frizzell, Lauren Elizabeth Garris, Ronald Anthony Gloss, Alex Brent Gobble, Alexandra Michelle Goodlett, Kameron Lynn Graves, Sarah Grace Gregory, Yun  Gu, Rachael Lee Ann Hagenbarth, MacKenzie Anne Hagy, Nia Marie Haller, Christopher Martin Hardin, Kerigan Danielle Hartline, Rachel Elizabeth Grace Hawn, Brianna Lyn Haynes, David Evan Heffner, Christian Michael Heislop, Jason Taylor Henderson, Andrew Roarke Henry, Amy Suzanne Holland, Hollie Dawn Householder, Amber Elaine Hudgens, Jenna Noel Hunt, Jeremy Joseph Ibarra, Alix Rianne Jago, Albrianna Destiny Nicole Jenkins, Rebecca Neil Jones, Ryan Matthew Jorgensen, Byjan  Kajaei, Jennings Caroline Kelley, Elizabeth Marie Kennedy, Caitlin Rylee Kenney, Hannah Lizbeth Kirby, Bailey Anne Kitts, Shintaro Kurachi; 

L-Q

Thomas Anthony Lambertucci, Maria Lynn Laumb, Gail Ann Lavoie, Chloe Annalise Lawrence, Michael William Andrew Ledbetter, Kristie Michelle Lee, Tristan William Leslie, Wesley Thomas Logan, Austin Cole Loo, Caleb Bratcher Lucas, Marlena Jocelyn Madden, Madison Paige Maples, Nadia  Marrero-Silva, Franchez Diego Marshall, Rafael Santos Martinez, Jr., Emily Roseanna Mason, Zachary Tomas Massey, Corrinne Lane McClure, Jordan Bradford McCullough, Zachary Dean McGee, Ron Christopher McGriff II, Christopher Marcell Mckenzie, Nolan Patrick McNamara, Elizabeth Christine Menendez, Patrick Douglas Messinger, Georgia Austin Miller, Rachel Mae Miller, Yoshino  Mizusawa, Kristian Alexander Oren Moats, Brittany Nicole Moore, Taylor Lee Mundelein, Clara Louise Musick, Kristin Teresa Myrick, Zachary Andrew Naylor, Jordan Taylor Norton, Elizabeth Ann Nuber, Britni Nicolle Nunley, Nolan Kevin O'Connor, Kelsey Nicole O'Dell, Chauncey Leon Padilla, Samantha Victoria Pamfil, Jaye Noel Parr, Brandi Lace Payne, Anna Elizabeth Peterson, Nicholas Bryan Peterson, Brian Timothy Phagan, Rachel Catherine Pilkay, Nataniela Eliora Pitts, Grace Wilson Plemmons, Rebekah Lynn Plowman, Amber Nichole Potter, Zachary O'neill Price, Emily Anne Qualkenbush; 

R-Z

Renee Lauren Reeve, Rebecca Dolores Reitwiesner, Rachel Elizabeth Queen Resciniti, Anna Marie Louise Rice, Molly Mason Ridgeway, Jade Tashae Robinson, Kyle Joseph Robison, Kathryn Winslow Rogers, Jedidiah Joseph Rokins, Sierra Brook Russell, Demi Marie Scarbro, Rachael Elizabeth Scarbro, McMillan Cole Seagle, Noah Michael Shaffer, Crystal D Shelby, Cody Franklin Silcox, Daniel Enrique Silva, Carlie Elizabeth Sims, Haleigh Anne Smith, Joshua James Smith, Kaitlyn Denise Smith, Michael Emmitt Smith, Riley Danielle Smith, Sarah Elizabeth Smith, Sherilyn Balboa Smith, Arienne Marie Sole, Calvin Blake Songster, Aaron Matthew St. John, Brooklynn Michele Stallsmith, Arik David Stuvek, Andrew Robert Russell Sullivan, Coral Rae Thayer, Kirsten Marie Tokeshi, Andrew James Trotter, Miranda Leeann Tyler, Nicasio Mateo Velez, Jordan Michael Walker, Kayla Nicole Weakley, Parker Kay Weaver, Da'Kelin Tremaine Wells, Holly Gail Wheeler, Hannah Elizabeth White, Saylor Marcella White, Valerie Ann Whitehead, Douglas Leonard Whitten, Sarah Elizabeth Wickman, Malik Devon Wilkins, William Lowry Winton, Joanna Xin-Yuan Wong, Kristen Anne Young and Zhuoran Zhang. 

Twenty-nine 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: Alexandria Nicole Bone, Cara Brittany Anne Coleman, Joyce Eileen Facanha Coling, Austin Tate Delozier, Kaitlyn Rose Flickinger, Giovani  Gutierrez,  Molly Grace Hamant,  Michael Andrew Hawks,  Kenneth Russell Horne, Karen Anita Huffaker,  Trysten Marie Kienzl, Chloe Monet Kilpatrick, Lauren Michelle Kiningham, Rachel Anna Kozemko, Megan Elizabeth Lewis,  Paul Leonard Moore, Reeve Hunter Moore, Miranda Lea Pendergrass, Matthew Bryce Redaja, Alex D'Shawn Rittman, Hannah Alexandria Robbins, Kristen Louise Rolston, Chris William Sammons, Eddie Jac Henry Harrison Small, Jr., Ryan Trent Smith, Kathleen Hope Staller, Haley Michelle Talbott, Kara Morgan Tubb and Cody Alexander Vankerschaever.

Two 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: Ethan Joseph Morrison and Katelyn Elizabeth Parker.

Seventy-four graduate with honors

Seventy-four graduates receiving diplomas May 20 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: Tristin Nelson Baker, Janella Mae Beeler, Brian Joseph Bonanno, Megan Gaye Burnham, John Marshall Carpenter, Yasmeen Alyssa Villanueva Chan, Jama MeiLi Charles, Olivia Grace Cleveland, Cassandra Lynn Daniels, Emily Ann Fitzpatrick, Brandi Caitlyn Frizzell, Logan Marie Frizzell, Ronald Anthony Gloss, Alexandra Michelle Goodlett, Giovani  Gutierrez, Nia Marie Haller, Rachel Elizabeth Grace Hawn, Albrianna Destiny Nicole Jenkins, Rebecca Neil Jones, Chloe Monet Kilpatrick, Lauren Michelle Kiningham, Hannah Lizbeth Kirby, Megan Elizabeth Lewis, Austin Cole Loo, Corrinne Lane McClure, Patrick Douglas Messinger, Reeve Hunter Moore, Rachel Catherine Pilkay, Matthew Bryce Redaja, Renee Lauren Reeve, Hannah Alexandria Robbins, Demi Marie Scarbro, Daniel Enrique Silva, Carlie Elizabeth Sims, Eddie Jac Henry Harrison Small, Jr., Riley Danielle Smith, Andrew James Trotter, Kara Morgan Tubb, Nicasio Mateo Velez and Parker Kay Weaver.

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 Michael Anderson, Caroline Casey Ballinger, Kalyn Alicia Carpenter, Madalyn Grace Carpenter, Chandler Belle Chastain, Grace Meredith Costa, Jacqueline Mary Eul, Evan Collin Ezell, Kaitlyn Rose Flickinger, Molly Grace Hamant, Kerigan Danielle Hartline, Alix Rianne Jago, Byjan  Kajaei, Shintaro  Kurachi, Kristie Michelle Lee, Jordan Bradford McCullough, Ethan Joseph Morrison, Elizabeth Ann Nuber, Katelyn Elizabeth Parker, Brandi Lace Payne, Rachel Elizabeth Queen Resciniti, Kyle Joseph Robison, Arienne Marie Sole, Brooklynn Michele Stallsmith, Coral Rae Thaye and Sarah Elizabeth Wickman.

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: Cara Brittany Anne Coleman, Allison Laurel Franklin, Mariah Belle Franklin, Kameron Lynn Graves, Sarah Grace Gregory, Christopher Martin Hardin, Jenna Noel Hunt and Kathleen Hope Staller.


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.