College Alumni Update

Katherine Miller
Andrew Ballow is majoring in math and computer science at the University of Tennessee, and spent his summer as the Head Youth Director at Monteagle Assembly. Anna Crawford is an intern with Inverness Vineyard Church as a leader of Samford University’s on campus ministry called Rain. Josh Edelman was named a 2013-14 Astronaut Scholar by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which provides scholarships for college students pursuing science and technology careers. Josh is an engineering major at Harvey Mudd College. Alex Karpos is a senior at the University of Southern California and will graduate in May with a Masters degree in accounting and a Bachelors degree in history. Kristen Maxwell is a senior at Trinity College majoring in Biology. She’s a member of the 9th ranked Division III women’s ice hockey team.
Laura Gregory is in the honors program studying pre-law at the University of Alabama, where she is majoring in political science and public relations, and minoring in French. She spent her summer working for U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn in Washington D.C., and plans to study abroad in France next summer. Laura was elected to a second term as Senator for the College of Arts and Sciences, then elected to serve as Secretary of the Senate. She was named to the Mock Trial Competition team, and is now director of social media for the team. She also was elected to serve on the judicial board of the Panhellenic Association, the governing board that oversees all sororities.  Mary Kathryn Menck is a history major and renaissance studies and art history major at Brandeis University, where she works on the student committee for the Rose Art Museum, interns at the Civil War era museum, and tutors ESL. Libby Rush is in her second year at the University of the Arts dance program beginning an internship on dance critique, and working part time at Lululemon. Curtiss Telfer is a business engineering major at Washington and Lee University, where he is an active member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and a leader for Reformed University Fellowship. He works afternoons at Alvin Dennis clothing store, and mentors local elementary school children. He spent his summer as a camp counselor at Camp Ozark in the mountains of Arkansas. Will Turney is studying engineering at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. Mandy Williams is a junior at Auburn University studying math education, and active in her church. She is the chaplain for Delta Zeta sorority, and plays on the school’s club ultimate Frisbee team. Eric Yoon is a pre-medical student at Bowdoin College playing his third season as goalie of their NCAA Division III hockey team.
Carol Allen is a starter on Denison University’s varsity lacrosse team, and a member of the elite women’s a capella group called Ladies Night Out. She is a psychology major, an active member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, and works as a campus tour guide. Tilar Bell is a member of the Minority Association for Premedical Students at the University of Memphis, where she is pursuing a double major in biology and chemistry with a minor in pre-health studies. She volunteers with Student Health Services as a certified nursing assistant. Paige Gawley (see photo) is a resident advisor at Marymount Manhattan College in NYC for the 2013-2014 academic year. She is in charge of over 35 male and female freshmen at her 55th St. dorm. She went through the application process at the end of her freshman year, during which her academic accomplishments earned her election to the Dean’s List. Mary Graham Harvey (see photo) spent her summer at Harding working with the Time to Rise program. She lives and works at the Bairnwick Women's Center on the University of the South - Sewanee's campus, where she is a sophomore and cheerleader for their football team. Drew Haynes is a member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Societies at the University of Mississippi, where he is studying business and finance. He is also a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Will Logan is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and a business major at the University of Tennessee, and minoring in music business. He and William Reames have released an EP on iTunes which is part 1 of their second album entitled “Long Story Short” for their band Boy Named Banjo. They are traveling throughout the south and playing parties and festivals. Elam Mangum is a resident advisor for Pepperdine University’s Washington World program, living in the Pepperdine facility in Washington D.C., where she plans to participate in an internship on Capitol Hill. Meredith Manning is a sophomore at Miami of Ohio in Oxford’s early childhood education program, where she was approved to tutor history in an inner-city school. She is an active member of the Alpha chapter of Delta Zeta sorority, whose philanthropic focus is working with deaf children. Nick Scanlan is an international studies major at Baylor University, minoring in environmental sciences. He completed a six week study abroad program, living with a French family and attending classes in Paris. He is a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, and plays intramural sports. He was accepted to the Outdoor Adventure Living Learning Program, which provides students with numerous opportunities for backpacking, kayaking, rafting, rock climbing, etc. Kaitlyn White is a broadcast journalism major at Texas Christian University, where she is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and the Make Winning Choices Team to promote student awareness.
Margaret Andrews was named to the 2013 U.S. Lacrosse All-Academic Team. She is a freshman at the University of Tennessee majoring in business and logistics, and has pledged Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. Chandler Beasley has pledged Delta Delta Delta sorority at the University of Tennessee. Mary Catherine Davidson is a member of the Manitou Choir, St. Olaf College’s first year women’s choir, as well as involved with a student-run a capella group. She is currently studying chemistry, calculus, writing and beginning Russian while she’s actively involved with campus life as a member of the Photography Club, St. Olaf’s Christian Outreach, Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Club, Swing Dancing Club, and the Nightingales, a program that mentors middle school girls. Alex Floyd is enjoying the Tisch Theater program at New York University. Conner Griffin (see photo) is playing lacrosse at Furman University. Larkin Johnson is majoring in chemistry at Haverford College. Andrew Karpos is studying finance with a minor in Chinese at the University of Virginia, where he is in the Echols Scholar Honors Program and has been selected to the club tennis team, after being selected to the all-midstate doubles tennis first team over the summer. He is also currently a volunteer soccer coach for the Special Olympics. Matt McPherson competed in July in the 2013 World Maccabiah Games in Israel, the third biggest organized sporting event in the world, swimming alongside an Olympic gold medalist and an NCAA champion. Penn Murfee was selected to the all-midstate baseball first team. During his senior year at Montgomery Bell Academy, he hit .318 with 30 RBI's and a .426 on-base percentage for the DII-AA runner-up team. He is currently playing for Vanderbilt University. Alexander Roaldsand is on track at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to become a nuclear engineer. He’s a member of the American Nuclear Society, the Rensselaer Student Association, the RPI Quiz Bowl Club, and a Cantonese Student’s Association.  Abby Scanlan is studying dance and psychology at the University of Georgia, and is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She participated in the annual Greek Grind Dance Competition, a campus wide event that benefits Prevent Child Abuse America. Alexandria White (see photo) is a business major at Texas Christian University, where she is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and the TCU Showgirl Performance Team.
    • Paige Gawley '08

    • Conner Griffin '09

    • Mary Graham Harvey '08

    • Alexandria White '09

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