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Furman celebrates honors graduates, class of 2020

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In an unprecedented year for college graduates everywhere, the class of 2020 at Furman University included 671, who were recognized in a virtual ceremony on May 9, 2020. More than half of those graduates, 339 to be exact, finished with honors. The cum laude, magna cum laude and summa cum laude graduates include the following:

Name Academic Honor Degree
Trenton Jewell Alley Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Derek J. Barnes Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Murphy McCullen Barze Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Samuel Jordan Beasley Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Mary Paisley Belk Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Olivia Coughlin Beyer Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Nathaniel Scott Bilodeau Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Mason Edward Borucki Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Carter Moore Brady Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Rachel Elaine Brady Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
John Branisa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Marra Burton Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Meredith Grace Butenhoff Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Sophia Georgia Callanan Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emma Elizabeth Carter Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Abigail Verdone Chamblee Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Ellen Caroline Chamblee Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Hannah Page Carter Clayton Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Rebecca M. Colehower Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Joseph Hampton Crump Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Madeleine Marie De Pree Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Brook Erin Denny Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Annabelle Margaret Dowling Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Lane Ashton Fahey Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Molly Caroline Finnan Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Laura Cummins Gleason Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Addison Leigh Gottwals Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Zoie Marie Green Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
David Alexander Hahn Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Catherine Olivia Hayward Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jacquelyn Hirons Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emma R. Hodges Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Madeleine Dolores Hoffer Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Rachel Lindsay Hughes Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emma Grace Hurley Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Martha Hampton Ingram Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Samuel Haertter Johnson Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emma L’abri Jones Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Claire Elizabeth Kaplan Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Bethany Rebekah Knapp Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Joseph Michael Lastovic Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Logan Miller Leeson Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Eliza Kathryn Leiter Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Rebecca Susan Little Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jacob Michael Lollis Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Haleigh Elayne Looney Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Dillon Love Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Ann Margaret Ludlow Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Abby Elizabeth McElmurray Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emily Browning McLaughlin Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Mikayla Brooke Miley Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jenna Monaghan Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Abigail Grace Morelli Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jake Edmund Munns Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emily Jean Newcomer Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jaret Paul Phillips Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Katherine Taylor Rankin Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Alexandria Grace Reeves Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Stephen Lee Reynolds Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Spencer Daniel Richardson Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jonathan Morgan Ricketts Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
William Cameron Ridley Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Sarah Elizabeth Rinker Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Margaret E.S. Roberts Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Annalise Caterina Saponara Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
David James Savini Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Caroline Grace Scudder Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Caroline M. Silwonuk Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Colin Arthur Smith Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Madison Elizabeth Stevens Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Amy Stewart Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
William Scott Stuart Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Lucas Kailai Tappa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Hannah Meriwether Tyson Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Alexandra Anne Uryase Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Gabrielle Micaela Villagran Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Maley Helen Wagner Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Harrison Christopher Weir Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Isaac Ruffin Wetherill Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
John Andrew White Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Allyn Nicole Wiggins Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Katherine Virginia Willette Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Olivia Louise Wnek Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emily Zeytoonjian Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Kirby Willis Burgess Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Tyrese De’quan Byrd Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Kristopher Jordan Johnston Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Morgan Kate McCauley Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Keyi Qiu Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Daria Victoria Acosta-Rua Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Hunter Russell Alexander Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Raven Celeste Althouse Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Madison A. Arora Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Kathleen Isabelle Bain Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Charles Isaiah Baker Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jillian Elise Bateson Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Mary Frazier Beall Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Noelle Livingstone Best Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Eleanor Chase Bisese Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Emma Kathryn Clayton Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Sonia Christine Clemens Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Julia Jane Clements Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Madison Bailey Covington Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Hannah Kimberly Cox Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Terryl Lindsay Cronic Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jessica Leigh Culbreth Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Katherine C. Denney Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Annie Grace Dephouse Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Haley Patricia Disinger Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jordan Shea Inez Evens Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Sarah Hope Fleckenstein Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Sophia Elizabeth Friis Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Margot Jean Fumo Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Catherine Virginia Gans Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Teresa Marie Griswold Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Maria Adelaida Guerra-Velasquez Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Ryan Elizabeth Hagerty Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Anna Victoria Hayden Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Amanda Jordan Herrup Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Eleanor Rose Hunt Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Scott Andrew James Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Eileen J. Joseph Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jillia Annslee Kramer Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jordan N. Lang Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Christy Yiling Litz Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Qichen Liu Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Sarah Anne Loesch Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
John Edward Martinson Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jackson Scott McCarthy Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
William T. McKillop Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Hannah Faith McKinnon Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Elizabeth Lee Melton Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Arianna Paloma Milicia Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Anna Scott Myers Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Tu Trong Nguyen Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Margaret Jesseca Nivens Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Erin Audrey O’Hearn Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Donovan James Parker Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Stephen Jacob Parsons Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Katrina Elliott Peavy Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Austin T. Powell Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Madeline Grace Preston Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Tammy Patricia Ray Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Anna Elizabeth Rayfield Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Philip Andrew Ricciardi Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Katherine Robinson Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Lauren Elise Robinson Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Lois Katharina Eilee Ruffle Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Cassidy Hope Schuchmann Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Claire Theda Shea Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Kamra Mae Solomon Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Conner Jeffrey Southall Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
John Regan Staley Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jennifer Kayla Stephenson Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Robert Trent Stubbs Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Matthew Scott Thompson Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Paige Elizabeth Trinter Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Charles Robert Weeks Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Alexander Edwin Whyte Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Caroline Courtney Wolcott Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Nicolas Rodney Yurco Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Halie Rebecca Ziobron Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Emma Lee Allison Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
John Sudarshanam Aluri Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Grayson Ryan Atkins Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Casey Nicole Bigham Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jackson Edward Brown Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Riley Elaine Burr Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Joseph Cole Cary Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emily Taylor Cassil Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Nettie Smith Childs Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jamisen Brooke Collier Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Marina Nuria Cox Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Katherine Lee Crockett Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Sydney Marie Crosby Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Brienna Angelia Dipietro Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Charles Hunter Dixon Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Sarah Frances Dusek Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
McLean Marisol Ewbank Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Beth Ann Fraser Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jacob Edward Gerber Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Mary Catherine Grant Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Monica Grace Guynn Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Alexina Dawson Hargrove Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Samuel Max Hayes Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Gentry Morgan Huddleston Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Joseph Knox Kiernan Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Caroline Randolph King Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Katherine Rose Kristinik Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Matthew Lehman Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Elizabeth Allen Marron Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Hannah Fatima Metwally Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Mary Sloan Morris Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Madeline Dion Mullins Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Zade Samir Mutwalli Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Madison Brianne Neesmith Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Mary Margaret O’Connor Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Holbrook Elizabeth O’Neill Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jillian Lyn Padgett Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Anieke  Papenhuyzen Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Roni Burke Payne Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emily Elizabeth Peeler Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Hanna Marie Perry Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Hailey Anne Pierce Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Aaron D. Prince Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Olivia Shealy Quick Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Alissa Ruth Rivers Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Megan Nicole Rizzi Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
James Jackson Robinson Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Alexa Kate Rosenblatt Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Audrey Elizabeth Rotman Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emma Claire Sanning Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jack Leonard Schleicher Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Leas Walker Seman Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
James Alan Smith Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Rachel Elaine Stanley Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Sydney Nicole Tanner Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Kendall Anne Thene Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Courtney Rose Turner Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emily Claire Tuten Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Alec Joseph Van de Bovenkamp Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Alexander Brian Webster Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Alexis Veronica Wood Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Anvitha Sai Yalavarthy Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Huailue Zhang Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Keyun Zhu Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Catherine C. Avinante Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Liberal Arts
Sydney Townsend Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Liberal Arts
Elliott Mansfield Cihlar Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Robert Phillip Cushing Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Kathryn Brumley Love Jennison Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Margaret McCauley Ramirez Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Emma Marie Saba Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Savannah Peyton York Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Addison Theodore Adrian Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Chelsea Fortin Alford Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Lindsey Kay Anderson Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Erica Ardern Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Megan Elizabeth Bovee Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Emma Grace Browder Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Renata E. Buffalino Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Tyler Marshall Carlson Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Emily Kathryn Carpenter Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Barrie Raye Clark Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jake Austin Crawford Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Sarah Rose Davis Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jeffrey Kevin Fann Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Caroline Anne Filston Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Grace Ellen Flanagan Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Ariel G. Gale Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Andrew Josiah Hartley Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Julia Marie Heinly Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Madison Jade Herron Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Gabriel Brown Hillmann Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Connor Paul Horne Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Sydney Ann Hutchinson Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Olivia Lynn Kilbourne Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Haley Elizabeth Konsek Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Brooke Edell Kritikos Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Sean Patrick Langan Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Olivia M. Larner Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Branum O’Neal Layton Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Matthew Lide Martin Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Cecil Leroy McCaskill Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Ella McGregor Morton Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Caroline August Nageotte Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Halle Josephine O’Brien Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Elizabeth Jane Pedersen Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Rachel Jean Reed Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Thomas Gordon Sanders Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Monika R. Schindwolf Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Chriss Lee Spires Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Madison Lee Thompson Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Kendall Elizabeth Towe Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Crystal Mary Valente Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Emily Teresa Wunder Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Andrew Thomas Wynkoop Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Clare Eva Blumberg Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Kate Palmer Blumberg Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Marlies Kelley Bronner Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Kathleen Ellen Brown Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Patrick Matthew Burton Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Rachel Elizabeth Campbell-Baier Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Rosemary Mason Coskrey Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Davis Durden Cousar Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Anne Devries Curtiss Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Ben Frasier Davids Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Shannon Elizabeth Duke Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Cullen Pettus Farnsworth Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jessica C. Foster Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Andrew Thomas Golla Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Evelyn Ashleigh Gould Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Elizabeth Middleton Hogue Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Zachary Thomas Hughes Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Weslie Ellen James Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Zachary Thomas Jasper Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Shekinah Nissi Lightner Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Elizabeth Ann Lomas Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Saramadeline Lee MacDonald Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Whitney Ann Maness Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Grace Victoria Marmaras Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Darcy Jeannine Merline Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Haley Morgan Mills Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Eleanor Skeen Mixon Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Mary Adelle Robards Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Emily Jane Shafer Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Eli Nathanael Simmons Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Mary Catherine Sleet Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Jesse Lagrone Tompkins Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Samantha Gail Whitley Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Benjamin Wirzba Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Xinxin Zhang Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts
Christina M’lane Hicks Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Margaret Quentin Prewitt Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Music
Anna Kathryn Alford Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Savannah Dawn Carnahan Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Chandler MacKenzie Ciuba Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Amelia Layne Davidson Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Declan Thomas Devens Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jillian Nicole Eisel Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Garrett A Elmore Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Morgan Claire Franklin Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Charlotte Ansley Gilbert Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Madeline Maria Holt Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Jordan Elizabeth Ingram Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Catherine Brandon Lippert Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Matthew John Martin Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Sarah Elizabeth McLean Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Christopher Jude Mills Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Margaret McGrath Moloney Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Haley R. Park Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Fabian Salinas Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Natalie Anne Srinivasan Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Baillie Ruth Steele Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Natalie Grace Tikhonovsky Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Danielle Leigh Vines Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Shelby E. Walcott Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Annie Susan Weaver Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science
Elias Michel Wheibe Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science

 

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