Graduation Ceremonies Take Place for Sixty-Three PC Student-Athletes
Sixty-Three student-athletes were invited to participate in graduation ceremonies held at Presbyterian College's campus Saturday, May 12, 2012, including Bobby Keskey and Matt Nodelman who were both members of the Sigma Kappa Alpha Scholastic Honor Society.
"Graduation is always a great day here at Presbyterian College," said Brian Reese, Director of Athletics. "I'm very excited for our graduating student-athletes."
Baseball saw the most graduates with 15, while football followed with 14. Women's lacrosse saw five graduate while women's soccer and volleyball had four.
Three men's basketball players walked across the stage, with women's golf, women's tennis, cheerleading and men's soccer following with two each.
Men's golf, men's tennis, softball, men's cross country, women's cross country and women's basketball graduated one apiece.
Four former members of the men's lacrosse team earned their degrees from PC as well.
21 student-athletes graduated with honors, including men's soccer's Bobby Keskey, men's golf's John Solms, women's soccer's Jessica Kramer and Lauren Snyder, women's lacrosse's Laura Meade and baseball's Matt Nodelman and Andrew Williams, who graduated summa cum laude. Williams earned Honors in Psychology as well.
Two athletes graduated magna cum laude as women's cross country's Stephanie Newell and men's soccer's Thomas Palma took home the honors.
Earning cum laude degrees were Sarah Beth Anderson, William Harrison, Leslie Hensley, Nate Horton, Stewart Curry, Susan England, Brooke Keller, Tony Micklon, Paige Oelke, Jordan Pace, Kirstin Stenoien and Kristen Stevens.
"We will miss our athletes and what they have accomplished here at PC but we're excited for them as they open the next chapter in their life."
2012 PC Graduating Seniors
(list includes December 2011 graduates, as well as anticipated graduates for August 2012)
Christie Lynne Crain
Elizabeth Brooke Keller, cum laude
Ryan Christopher Burt
Stuart Samuel Curry, cum laude
Nicholas John Ferguson
Gabriel Young Grammer
Tyler Haynes Hill
Mack Seal Hite
Nathan Loyd Horton cum laude
Anthony Scott Micklon cum laude
Garland Jennings Mosteller, Jr.
Matthew Bryan Nodelman, summa cum laude
Robert Jordan Pace, cum laude
Steven Ray Richardson
John Edward Wagner
Andrew Wallace Williams, summa cum laude (Honors in Psychology)
Andrew Richard Wingo
Al'Lonzo Nyrome Coleman
Joshua Michael Johnson
Samuel Pierre Miller
Courtney Brown (Manager)
Men's Cross Country
William Keegan Ruark
Justin Andrew Bethel
Thomas John Devine, III
McKenzie Blake Dowd
Joseph Benjamin Frye
Ryan Howard Hall
Chavon Raymon Harris, Jr.
Damon William Lawrence
Patrick Eugene McKoy
Brandon Dean Miley
Evan Randall Merritt
Derrick Grant Overholt
James Nathaniel Roberts, IV
Maxwell Robert Travis
Stephon Lee Williams
John Sherwood Solms, Jr., summa cum laude
Andrew Michael Chavarria
William Kelly Harrison, cum laude (Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army)
Thomas Michael Valandra
Nicholas Anthony Campo
Robert Charles Keskey, summa cum laude
Thomas Francis Palma, magna cum laude
Zachary Russell Sprouse
Kristen Lee Stevens, cum laude
Women's Cross Country
Stephanie Alice Newell, magna cum laude
Kasay Lauren Holbrook
Caroline Jackson McClenaghan
Anne Lamb Crosby
Susan Byfield England, cum laude
Laura Madeline Meade, summa cum laude
Katherine Ann Prisco
Kirsten Marie Stenoien, cum laude
Sarah Elizabeth Anderson, cum laude
Morgan Elizabeth Fragapane
Jessica Anne Kramer, summa cum laude
Lauren Elizabeth Snyder, summa cum laude
Cara Lynn Caruso
Paige Merritt Oelke, cum laude
Leslie Anne Hensley, cum laude
Amanda Lynn Kettles
Mary Paige Palanica
Rachel Leora Rutan
Haley Jo Thurmond