Class of 2020 includes 250 grads; 70 earn honors diplomas 

Class of 2020 includes 250 grads; 70 earn honors diplomas 

May 21, 2020 

The following Maryville College students were awarded a bachelor of arts degree in May 2020 or are expected to complete requirements for a degree later this year:

A-D

Jacob Nathaniel Adams, Kelly Elizabeth Allen, Winn Goff Allen, Enkhzaya   Amarjargal, Jason Andrew Amburn, Catherine Ruth Anderson, Madison Lee Andre, Ashley Elizabeth Argo, Emily Nichole Arp, Jessica Payton Auchey, Michael Antonio Bailey, Jonathan Adam Bates, Daniel Ryan Beckett, Jordan Faith Berry, Benjamin Keith Bills, Danielle Nicole Bodey, Allison Nicole Botts, Emier Taviyon Demetreus Bowman, Corey Edwin Brewer, Dallas Paige Brock, Joshua James Brooks, Adam Nicholas Brown, Jaeda Elizabeth Buchanan, Michaela Danielle Buchanan, Bailee Morgan Burleson, Bryce Paul Byerley, Heather Nicole Byrge, Brandon Louis Caldwell, Zachary Andrew Cardwell, Savanna Rose Carney, Kaitlyn Marie Carroll, Chase Preston Chastain, Jinming Chen, Carson Nicole Clark, Natalie Page Clemens, Robert Carson Clemens IV, Hannah Louise Clothier, Haley Corrine Cloud, Mateus Facanha Coling, Kayce Maria Collins, Garrett James Compliment, Sawyer Ian Cradit, David Durante Daniels, Maren Grace Daniels, Harrison Mitchell Davis, Jacob Oyd Davis, Kaylie Marie Dawe, Jenna Kate Delozier, Brooke Nicole Denney, Clay Douglas Dobson, Gavin Geiger Dooley, Paul David Dortmund, Allison Louise Dumler, Suzanna Marie Dye; 

E-L

Ronald Eugene Eckles Jr., Denaus Paul Ferguson, Christopher Patrick Fernandez, Sydney Louise Flax, Cassidy Evelyn Forbes, Cheryl Lindlee French, Abigail Makayla Fritts, Taylor Marie Frizen, Elizabeth Katharine Gardner, Brianna Katherine Gibson, Grace Ann Gordon, Edward Erick Graham, Jaden Gabrael Greaux, Shelby Lauren Gregory, Paula Rochelle Guenther, Michael Louis Hall, Julie Michelle Hardin, Jeremy Damonte Hardnett, Matthew Todd Harris, Krey Elliot Harwick, Ashton Marie Hayden, Edna Semiramis Hernandez Chavez, Aimee Vanessa Herrera, Dylan Wayne Hester, Dejane' Simone Hester-Taylor, Katarina Helen Hill, Bailey Grace Holt, Michael Timothy Homan, Derek Dominique Hurt, Josef McKenzie Jackson, Miles Jaylon Jackson, Hayley Sierra Jeffers, Krista Jameson Jeffers, Abria Tianna Jefferson, Brady Brient Jernigan, Gabrielle Syless Kelsey, Joseph Dewayne Kirkland, Brinley McKay Knowles, Lucas Ryan Koch, Berkley Anne Lane, Kathryn Grace Lane, Kyle Mathew Larson, Ryan Thomas Lay, Zachary Tyler Layman, Ashley Morgan LeBeau, Claire McKenzie Ledford, Hannah Rose Libby, Matthew Charles Lloyd, Joseph Paul Logsdon, Kyler William Long, Kasey Nicole Lusk, Jordan Alfred Lyons; 

M-R

Nicholas Phillip Mackey, Sarah Nichole Macri, James Cameron Malone, Savanah Marie Mantooth, Jarred Bryce Martin, Jurieen Javon Martin, Amanda Riley Matthews, Lauren Elaine McCarter, Saidee Christine McDaniel, Mae Annemarie McDurmon, Angel Renee McGhee, Ross Alfred McIlwraith, Hannah Kate McIntyre, Zachary Lee Messinger, Alyssa Louise Meyer, Kai Alexander Miettinen, Abigale Sarah Miller, Ashley Nashai Mills, Mackenzie Alexis Mize, Da'vien Motrey Montgomery, Lauren Emily Muller, Jordon Creshawn Muse, Jaden James Mylenek, Margaret Katrina Nielsen, Lilly Carol Genesis Nixon-Perkins, Jeremiah Clayton Ogle, Angel Marie O'Neill, Mayra Alejandra Osorio Flores, Shoshana Grace Overstreet, Allison Kate Parton, Keaira Jenay Parton, Zachary Braden Payne, Morgan Rhae Persgard-Howe, Nickalas Cash-Franklin Pitts, Zachary Alexander Plants, Jessica Evans Porter, Tanya Joann Pride, Fernando Angel Rabanales, Javlon   Rakhmonberdiev, Juan Carlos Rangel, Shannon Elise Reagan, Triston Ryan Renfroe, Elizabeth Anne Richter, Kyle Alexander Riddle, Taylor Rayne Riden, Alexander Forrest Rigatti, Jade Tashae Robinson, Anthony Rodriguez, Macie Lee Rogers, Veronica Shelby Ross, Aaron Nicholas Rucker; 

S-Z

Kelsey Rachel Scharff, Jacob Nicholas Schramm, Maggie Elizabeth Self, Christopher Logan Selvidge, Serenity Rose Shalander, Hannah Jo Shinall, Luke Irwin Simpson, Kyla Nicole Smith, Sydney Cierra Smith, Axton Eric Sole, Aaron Daniel Solomon, Uma Margaret Sood, Taylor Kassie Spratt, Allison Anne Spurlock, Jordan Elizabeth Stafford, Deon'te Malik Starks, Sean Houston Sterling, Terry Stewart, Rachel Anne Strickland, William Tyler Stubbs, Jacquelyn Elizabeth Stump, Jun Suganuma, Kaitlyn Loraine Sullivan, Natalie Ruth Tankersley, William Thomas Tate Jr., Bronte Shea Taylor, Bret William Thomas, Hassan Rahman Thomas, Brenna Katherine Tipton, Chloe Rose Vaccaro, Maria Isabel Vanegas, Amber Renae Vickers, Eric Avin Von Hollen, Megan Elaine Waddell, Regan Marie Walczyk, Kelley Ann Wandell, Jamal Lawrence Ware, Michelle Yvonne Waters, Pierre Anthony Watkins III, Tatyania Rosetta Watts, Zackary Dean Welch, Shannon Manica Whaley, Christina Danielle White, Michael Harley White, Madison Lea Wilkerson, Cassie Aretakay Williams, Sydney Alexandra Williams, Laurel Madison Woodward, Sarah Mackenzie Woodward, Mikala Cherie Wooten, Alden Joshua Wright, Jesus Ariel Yanez, Sydelle Keturah Young, Jessica Nicole Zabilski and Katherine Danae Zacapa.

Thirty-four 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: Madison Grace Bagci, Taylor Anne Baker, Taitlyn Lee Chesser, Andrew Dewayne Collins, Danielle Lee Crowder, Gavin Ambrose Dougherty, Logan Reid Dunn, Heather Aleigha Ellis, Jameson Davis Elmore, Christopher Patrick Fernandez, Christopher Alan Fraley, Benson Dewayne Galloway, Andrew-Michael Francisco Garcia, Savanna Evans Gregory, Brock Rhandal Hodges, Hayden Michael Hollingsworth, Megan Nicole Houston, Tyler Ray Lee, Robert Pasqual Macri, Daisy Kaylynn Martin, Emily Kate Mayfield, Sarah Lorhea McFann, Cameron Carson Moore, Colton Blake Murrell, Emalee Lauren Pressley, Michael Keith Quatrano, Lilianna Noel Rafalski, Christy Joan Smith, Rebecca Ellen Starks, Abigail Renee Tonos, Amy Elizabeth Turpin, Caleb McKenzie Underdown, Miracle Ann Yevette River Walls and Simeon Harrel Watson.

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: William Ross Earl, Lindsey Carol Lively, Michaela Lynn McCarthy and Chelse Louise Vega.

Seventy graduate with honors

Seventy graduates receiving diplomas in May 2020 graduated with honors, requirements for which include completion of at least 60 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:  Ashley Elizabeth Argo, Daniel Ryan Beckett, Allison Nicole Botts, Heather Nicole Byrge, Savanna Rose Carney, Jinming Chen, Clay Douglas Dobson, Paul David Dortmund, Ashton Marie Hayden, Katarina Helen Hill, Gabrielle Syless Kelsey, Ryan Thomas Lay, Ashley Morgan LeBeau, Tyler Ray Lee, Nicholas Phillip Mackey, Daisy Kaylynn Martin, Emily Kate Mayfield, Saidee Christine McDaniel, Colton Blake Murrell, Kelsey Rachel Scharff, Taylor Kassie Spratt, Kaitlyn Loraine Sullivan, Maria Isabel Vanegas, Christina Danielle White, Madison Lea Wilkerson, Laurel Madison Woodward and Sarah Mackenzie Woodward.

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:  Jordan Faith Berry, Bailee Morgan Burleson, Zachary Andrew Cardwell, Kaitlyn Marie Carroll, Carson Nicole Clark, Robert Carson Clemens, Kaylie Marie Dawe, Suzanna Marie Dye, William Ross Earl, Cassidy Evelyn Forbes, Christopher Alan Fraley, Brianna Katherine Gibson, Savanna Evans Gregory, Edna Semiramis Hernandez Chavez, Dylan Wayne Hester, Brock Rhandal Hodges, Bailey Grace Holt, Brinley McKay Knowles, Lindsey Carol Lively, Jordan Alfred Lyons, Cameron Carson Moore, Emalee Lauren Pressley, Lilianna Noel Rafalski, Kyla Nicole Smith, Axton Eric Sole, Natalie Ruth Tankersley, William Thomas Tate, Abigail Renee Tonos, Regan Marie Walczyk, Michelle Yvonne Waters, Zackary Dean Welch, Shannon Manica Whaley and Katherine Danae Zacapa.

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:   Hannah Louise Clothier, Brooke Nicole Denney, Christopher Patrick Fernandez, Julie Michelle Hardin, Megan Nicole Houston, Lucas Ryan Koch, Lauren Elaine McCarter, Shannon Elise Reagan and Brenna Katherine Tipton.


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