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Class of 2022

Congratulations to our graduating scholars! Learn more about their time at Furman and their future plans:

Lauren Allen

Hollingsworth

Lauren is a health sciences and Spanish double-major. While at Furman, she has interned with several organizations, including the Graphic Cow Company, Sweet Tea Cancer Connections, and FIT Rx. She also studied Spanish during a study-away trip to Chile and Argentina. After graduation, Lauren plans to take a gap year before pursuing a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.

Michael Bowling

Townes

Michael is a mathematics and computer science double-major. While at Furman, he conducted mathematics research on directed graphs and lattice structures, as well as computer science research on developing a competitive agent for Magic: The Gathering. After graduation, Michael will begin working as a technical consultant for Capgemini in Nashville, Tennessee.

Lindsey Cottle

Duke

Lindsey is a communication studies and French major. She has conducted research with the Furman communication studies department, and she participated in an internship with Smoak Public Relations. During her time at Furman, Lindsey studied away in Versailles, France as part of a French language immersion program, and in San José, Costa Rica, where she studied sustainability and social justice. After graduation, Lindsey will participate in an international internship program in Morocco, South Korea, and the United States before starting graduate school to earn a Masters in International Education at the School for International Training.

Nick Curcio

Hollingsworth

Nick is a Spanish and communication studies major with a minor in Latin American and Latinx studies. He has participated in internships with the United States Attorney’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, and the Law Offices of John M. Mussetto, as well as two marketing internships. Nick teamed up with two seniors to conduct research on Meme virality and the role of proxemics in political meme success on Twitter, for which they won second place. He has also researched and presented on Digital Storytelling as a pedagogical tool, and, Human rights violations coverage in the U.S. and Syria. Nick studied Spanish in Chile and Argentina, travel writing in Spain, and religious, national, and ethic identities in the Czech Republic. After graduation, he plans to attend the Vanderbilt University Law School.

Erica Daly

Hollingsworth

Erica is a politics and international affairs major. She has interned with Schmitt and Orlov Intellectual Property Law in Bangkok Thailand, the United States Senate in DC, Adair Ford Boroughs for Congress, and JC and Associates, where she worked on the Joe Cunningham for Governor and Lillian Brock Flemming campaigns. She also studied away in Washington DC, where she interned on Capitol Hill and studied Media and Politics. After graduation, Erica plans to work in victim services in Boston, Massachusetts for two years before attending law school to advocate for victims of sexual violence.

Madeleine Edenton

Hollingsworth

Madeleine is a physics and applied mathematics double-major with a minor in data analytics. While at Furman, she participated in several research projects, including research with the physics department on supernova remnant identification at radio frequencies, research with the math department on the topology of the universe, and computer science research on quantum computing and natural language processing. She also participated in the Educational Research in Radio Astronomy workshop at the Green Bank Observatory. In the fall, Madeleine will start as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow at the University of Virginia, pursuing a doctorate in astronomy and astrophysics.

Ben El-Wardany

Townes

Ben is an economics major with a concentration in psychology from Easton, Connecticut. Ben in involved in Greek life and Interfraternity Council. He also enjoys those sweet potato tots from The Paddock.

Sam Gary

Duke

Sam is a psychology major. While at Furman, Sam participated in both psychology and biology research, and he worked as a FoodShare intern with Mill Village Farms. He plans to take some time to explore and engaged with different communities after graduation before applying to medical school.

Cami Gunn

Duke

Cami is a health sciences major with minors in poverty studies & medicine and health & culture. While at Furman, she participated in internships with FUEL the Community and United Ministries. Cami studied abroad in India, where she participated in a public health internship and studied global health inequalities, the effects of poverty on child development, and the globalization and power politics of India. After graduation, Cami plans to take a gap year to gain additional clinical experience while applying to medical school.

Amber Jacobsen

Hollingsworth

Amber is a public health major on the pre-medicine track. While at Furman, she has interned for several organizations, including Sustaining Way, South Carolina Health Professionals for Climate Action, and the National Patient Advocate Foundation. She also participated in a semester-long United Nations Millenium Fellowship, and she studied abroad and interned in India with the Deep Griha Society, an organization dedicated to the empowerment and care of marginalized groups in Pune. After graduation, Amber will attend the USC-Greenville Medical School where she hopes to specialize in a field with a public health component.

Connor Jenkins

Hollingsworth

Connor is a Spanish major who traveled to Madrid, Spain to study Spanish through Furman’s study away program. He also participated in the Furman Interfaith Scholar Program. After graduation, Connor plans to stay at Furman a bit longer to complete a Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine.

Leanne Joyce

Townes

Leanne is a German studies major. She participated in an internship with the Duke Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and she worked as a peer coach with Duke’s interventional clinic trial titled Peer Coaching Adaptive Self-Management Interventions for Young Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. Leanne also spent a semester in Berlin, Germany, studying German at Freie Universität. After graduation, she will travel to North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Grant for one year, and she plans to apply to medical school the following year.

Rosie Kim

Duke

Rosie is an applied mathematics major with a minor in data analytics. She was a summer mathematics undergraduate research fellow at Furman, participating in an interdisciplinary research project with fellows and faculty mentors across the globe. She also worked as a supply chain analyst intern at Lenovo, an she participated in a ‘Math and the Mouse’ MayX program in Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Rosie plans to pursue a PhD in industrial engineering at Georgia Tech after graduating from Furman. She hopes to work in the Supply Chain and Logistics fields.

Maddie Klumb

Duke

Maddie is a chemistry and physics double-major who has participated in ongoing research in the Wheeler lab in Furman’s chemistry department. She traveled to Spain during MayX to study travel writing with the communications department. After graduation, Maddie will attend the University of Colorado Boulder to earn a PhD in chemical physics.

Alston Lewis

Hollingsworth

Alston is a biochemistry and history double-major. He has conducted research with the Wheeler Analytical Chemistry lab at Furman and was a research intern with the Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. He also traveled to Europe for a MayX trip to study World War I. After graduation, Alston plans to attend medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Alana Miller

Townes

Alana is a health sciences and Spanish double-major with a minor in Latin American studies. While at Furman, Alana interned with Unity Health on Main, a clinic serving the medically underserved Hispanic population of Greenville. She spent a semester in Argentina and Chile studying Spanish, and she plans to study religion, art, and politics in Turkey for MayX after graduation. After returning from Turkey, Alana will pursue a Master of Science in Nursing degree at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Shaelyn Rivers-Green

Lay

Shaelyn is a computer science major from the town of North, South Carolina.

Nicholas Robins

Duke

Nick is a computer science major. While at Furman, he participated in a summer research project on Furman Now!, a “central hub” mobile app that displays campus information such as events, food options, and shuttle locations. After graduation, Nicholas will begin working as a software developer at Epic Systems in Madison, Wisconsin.

Morgen Smith

Duke

Morgen is a politics and international affairs major with a minor in linguistics. She has interned with several organizations, including Friends Forever International in Durham, New Hampshire, United Ministries, LiveWell Greenville, and Westminster Presbyterian Church Children’s Ministry. She studied away in Vienna, Austria, where she taught English at a local elementary school and studied business, economics, international relations. Morgen also conducted research at Furman, comparing the context of learning in L2 phonetic acquisition, which culminated in an independent study focused on producing a paper for publication. After graduation, Morgen plans to pursue jobs in the non-profit or education sectors in Washington, DC.

Price St. Clair

Duke

Price is a politics and international affairs majors. While at Furman, he participated in an editorial internship with The Dispatch in Washington, DC. He also conducted research with the politics department, studying the religious affiliations, beliefs, and behaviors of members of the 112th Congress. He also served as a research assistant to Dr. Fleming on the paper “Undergraduate Research Posters: An Opportunity for Intergenerational Learning.” Price plans to travel to Israel for MayX after graduation. He will then begin working at The Dispatch in Washington, DC as a reporter specializing in explainers.

Maddie Tedrick

Hollingsworth

Maddie is a chemistry major who has conducted chemistry research at Furman and participated in the PRISMA Health ETC Ambassador Program and the Faith in the Vaccine Ambassador Program. During her time at Furman, Maddie studied away in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she took a variety of classes including human health and disease, European storytelling, and medical ethics. She also traveled to Poland and the west coast of Denmark, where she explored different healthcare systems in the area. She also participated in a MayX trip, during which she traveled to the Four Corners region of the southwestern U.S. to the Hopi and Navajo reservations to learn about the tribes’ histories, cultures, religions, and their day-to-day lives in the 21st century. After graduation, Maddie will attend medical school at the USC School of Medicine in Greenville.

Rorie Vander Ploeg

Townes

Rorie is a biology and Spanish double-major. While at Furman, she participated in immunology research with Dr. Rawlings, and she worked with Dr. Absher on summer neurology research. After graduation, Rorie plans to study for her MCAT exam and apply to medical school.

Caroline Vickery

Townes

Caroline is an earth and environmental sciences major. She was a Shi Institute Eco-Rep Student Fellow and a Summer Research Fellow, and she participated in the First Year China Experience, through which she traveled to Beijing, Shanghai, and Yunnan Province. After graduation, Caroline will work with Superior National Forest in Minnesota to study the effects of timber management on soil over the summer. In the fall, she plans to move to Colorado Springs to participate in the First Presbyterian Fellows Program, where she will take seminary classes and continue to refine her vocational pathway through internship experiences.

Maggie Welsh

Townes

Maggie is an accounting major who has participated in internships with numerous organizations during her time at Furman, including Elliott Davis; Teall Acquisitions; Ramage Lewis, CPA; United Way; Legna Software; Oliver Hooper Events and Paper; and the Poe Mill Achievement Center. After graduation, Maggie plans to work as an Audit Associate at Elliott Davis in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Class of 2023

Ben Beeker

Duke

Ben is a Japanese studies major from Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Holly Brown

Duke

Holly, a public health and Spanish double major, is from Birmingham, Alabama. On campus, she is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leadership Team, Shucker Leadership Institute, Paladin Admissions Liaison Program, and Kappa Delta Sorority. In her spare time, you can find her on the Swamp Rabbit Trail running or playing soccer with friends on the North Village fields.

Ali Collins

Duke

Ali is double majoring in educational studies and Spanish and is from San Diego, California. Ali is involved in Heller Service Corps as director of agency relations, is director of philanthropy for her sorority, and is an admissions ambassador. Her favorite spot on campus is the Library Cafe and library patio where she likes to make a pitstop and meet up with friends between classes. In her free time, Ali loves to be outdoors and go hiking or simply take a lake walk.

Brooke Diederich

Townes

Brooke is a chemistry major and poverty studies minor from Purcellville, Virginia. Brooke is the scholars intern for the Riley Institute. She is also involved in Greek life, chemistry research, club soccer, and volunteers in Greenville. While she is not participating in those activities, Brooke enjoys hanging out with her cat and hiking.

Lauren Eberth

Duke

Lauren is a biology major on the ecology and conservation biology track from Versailles, Kentucky. In her free time, she enjoys reading, drawing, playing video games, and caring for her aquarium. She is part of the Tri Beta Biological Honor Society, Furman University Outdoors Club, and Furman University Astronomy Club.

Shane Embury

Townes

Shane is a religion and cell & molecular biology double major from Knoxville, Tennessee. She is the director of lifetime membership for Delta Delta Delta, a Pathways peer mentor, a member of the Furman Conservative Society, a member of the club swimming and club running teams, and a Paladin Admissions liaison in the spring. Shane likes to spend her free time working out, writing raps, playing board games, and excessively quoting movies.

Tyler Gainey

Mickel

Tyler is a studio art major from Timmonsville, South Carolina.

Lauren Garrison

Hollingsworth

Lauren is an economics major from Lexington, South Carolina. Lauren is a member of the Riley Institute Advance Team, a volunteer at Greenville Humane Society, and recently represented the US along with three other Furman students at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Voices of the Future, hosted virtually by New Zealand. In her free time, Lauren enjoys going for lake walks and having movie nights with her friends.

Hanna Gemmell

Duke

Hanna is a psychology major on the pre-med track from Cleveland, Ohio. Hanna is involved in the Taste Lab, the Psychology Student Advisory Board, Alpha Epsilon Delta, and she serves as the VP of marketing for Alpha Delta Pi. While she is not participating in those activities, Hanna enjoys trying new local restaurants and hanging out with her friends.

Gabie Giers

Hollingsworth

Gabie is a sustainability science and politics and international affairs double major from Clover, South Carolina. Gabie is involved with the Shucker Leadership Institute, diversity in admissions through Mosaic, and philanthropy-related projects. Outside of her academics and involvements, Gabie enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending quality time with friends and family.

Thomas McCoy-Bruce

Hollingsworth

Thomas is an earth and environmental science major and linguistics minor from Pickens, South Carolina. Thomas is an active member of the Furman music department, including participation in the Furman Symphonic Winds, Furman Clarinet Studio, and the Paladin Regiment marching band. Thomas is also a consultant for the Furman Writing and Media Lab, the secretary-treasurer for the Furman Clarinet Society, and treasurer for Furman Pride Alliance. When not involved with class, music, or organizations, Thomas enjoys spending time with friends, hiking, and exploring the Upstate.

Andrew McHorse

Townes

Andrew is an environmental chemistry and sustainability sciences double major from Austin, Texas. He is involved with the Outdoors Club leadership and the Furman Food Justice Committee. Andrew also enjoys to go camping, climbing, and going to the local CrossFit gym in his free time.

Caitlin O’Hare

Townes

Caitlin is a politics and international affairs major with a minor in data analytics from Locust Valley, New York. Caitlin spends her time involved with the Kappa Delta sorority, Student Alumni Council, as well as being the president of the women’s club lacrosse team. In her free time, Caitlin enjoys spending time with her friends and working out.

Charlie Reiney

Townes

Charlie is a mathematics and computer science double major from Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlie is involved in Admissions Ambassadors, the IT Service Center, club tennis, and Greek Life. While he is not participating in those activities, Charlie enjoys road trips and watching sports with friends.

Abigail Robertson

Townes

Abigail is a health science major from Marietta, Georgia. Abigail is a member of the cross country and track teams at Furman. While she is not participating in those activities, Abigail enjoys cooking and baking, as well as movie nights with friends.

Tate Rosen

Duke

Tate is a computer science and psychology double major from Fort Worth, Texas. Tate is involved in her sorority, is part of the psychology department’s Student Advisory Board, and is a member of Furman’s book club. She also enjoys getting dinner with friends and reading.

Comeragh Sheehan

Duke

Comeragh is an economics major from Westhampton, New York. Comeragh is involved in the Student Alumni Council and the Investment Club. Comeragh enjoys working out and surfing.

Whitney Sussman

Duke

Whitney is a health science major from Long Island, New York who plans to attend medical school after Furman. She is a member of Delight Ministry, an Integrative Research in the Sciences mentor for STEM students, a member of Alpha Epsilon Delta’s pre-health organization, and a member of the Health Science Majors Club. You can often find Whitney working out at the PAC or studying in the Trone Student Center.

Hannah Trayhan

Hollingsworth

Hannah is a politics and international affairs and mathematics double major from Greenville, South Carolina. Hannah is involved in the Mock Trial Program. Hannah loves to study in the library as opposed to her apartment and could eat in the PDen every lunch and dinner if she had enough meal exchanges and points.

CJ Waldrop

Hollingsworth

CJ is a trumpet performance major from Greer, South Carolina. CJ is the music director of Furman’s chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the president of The Bell Tower Boys. He also participates in Furman Bands, Furman Singers, and Furman Symphony Orchestra. CJ enjoys biking and running around the lake when he’s not working on music.

Tom Whittemore

Hollingsworth

Tom is a chemistry major from Easley, South Carolina. Tom is involved in the American Chemical Society, Housing and Residence Life, and does inorganic chemistry research. When Tom is not busy with school, he likes to go to the movies, to restaurants, or to go for a run.

Class of 2024

Nikita Arora

Hollingsworth

Nikita is an accounting and computer science double major from Greenville, South Carolina. Nikita is involved in Cryptology Club and Investment Club. In her free time, Nikita enjoys reading, learning Indian music theory, and making crafts with her little brother.

Julian Ashby

Townes

Julian is a dual-degree applied physics major from Lilburn, Georgia. Julian is the long snapper for the Furman football team while also serving on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Off the field, he helps lead Furman’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and he participates in the Increasing Retention and Inclusivity in STEM (IRIS) program. In his spare time, Julian is a freelance graphic designer.

Cameron Baird

Hollingsworth

Cameron is a Spanish major from Greenville, South Carolina. Cameron is involved in the Student Diversity Council, Furman’s Native American and Indigenous People Association, HAVOC, and Sigma Chi. He also enjoys cooking and Microsoft Excel.

Britany Bonilla-Martinez

Lay

Britany is a health science major from Greenville, South Carolina. Britany is involved in housing, Mosaic, Alpha Epsilon Delta, and First Responders Club. While she is not participating in those activities, Britany enjoys going on coffee runs, hiking, and hanging out with friends.

Colin Brake

Duke

Colin is an English and philosophy double major from Atlanta, Georgia. He is the Opinions editor of The Paladin, a graphic designer and member of the Furman University Student Activities Board, a CliftonStrengths ambassador, and the sponsorship chair of Pi Kappa Phi. Outside of these, Colin enjoys grabbing coffee and playing bananagrams with friends or having movie nights with friends on his hall.

Kevin Carberry

Townes

Kevin is a chemistry major on the biochemistry and pre-med tracks with a minor in poverty studies. He is from Buffalo, New York. Kevin is involved in Furman Justice Forum, Dins Dialogue, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, and Alpha Epsilon Delta. When not participating in these activities, Kevin likes to hike and spend time with friends.

Myla Crosby

Hollingsworth

Myla is from Anderson, South Carolina. She is an accounting major with a data analytics minor. She’s a member of Bella Voci, Religious Council, and NAACP. Myla is also on the Editorial Board of the Echo and is vice president of Gospel Ensemble. In her free time, she like to listen to music and hang out with friends.

Biruja Dahal

Hollingsworth

Biruja is a neuroscience and philosophy double major from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Biruja is involved in Badminton Club, the Furman University International Student Association, and Mosaic, and she is the president of Esports Club. Apart from these activities, you can find her at the amphitheater, which is her favorite spot on campus, the PAC, or with her friends.

Sam Dayton

Duke

Sam is from Dallas, Texas, and is triple majoring in math, information technology, and philosophy. He is involved with the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and the Furman University Student Activities Board. Sam is very passionate about sustainable living, and he currently lives in the eco-cabins on the lake next to the bell tower. He loves hanging out at the outdoor classroom tucked behind the cabins. In his free time, Sam likes to sit around with his friends until one of them proposes a random activity, and he has recently been getting more into skateboarding.

Taylor Ellis

Townes

Taylor is from Belle Isle, Florida. Taylor is involved in Delta Gamma Sorority, the Badminton Club, and Heller Service Corps. While she is not participating in those activities, Taylor enjoys spending time with friends and going on road trips.

Ashley Fieber

Duke

Ashley is a biology major from Huntersville, North Carolina. Ashley is involved in D.R.E.A.M., Tri-Beta, and Paladin Ink. When she has spare time, Ashley also enjoys reading/writing fanfiction and game nights with Ace of Clubs.

William Foster

Townes

William is an IT and business administration major with a minor in data analytics from Roswell, Georgia. William is involved in Men of Distinction, Phi Eta Sigma, the Native American and Indigenous People Association, and the Sigma Chi Fraternity. In his spare time, William enjoys playing guitar or playing a round of golf at the Furman course with his friends.

Megan Hubbard

Townes

Megan is an applied math major from Brentwood, Tennessee. Megan is a Shucker Leadership Fellow and is treasurer of both the Chi Omega Fraternity and the Furman Prison Education Partnership. When she is not busy with campus activities, Megan enjoys biking on the Swamp Rabbit Trail and listening to the John Delony podcast.

Jane McCallum

Hollingsworth

Jane is a chemistry and Asian studies major from Ridgeway, South Carolina. She is involved in the American Chemical Society, UKirk Campus Ministry, Alpha Epsilon Delta, and biochemistry research. When she is not participating in those activities, Jane enjoys running and hiking.

Molly McCutcheon

Townes

Molly is a Japanese studies and mathematics double major from Germantown, Maryland. She is an Eco Rep and a member of the Society of Women in STEM. In her free time, Molly likes to listen to music and hang out with friends.

Zane Newell

Duke

Zane is sustainability science and Spanish double major from Salt Lake City, Utah. Zane is involved in Shucker Leadership Institute, Admissions Ambassadors, Furman Cycling Team, and Beta Theta Pi. In his free time, Zane enjoys eating at all the great restaurants in the Greenville area, listening to music, or hanging out with his friends.

Jake O’Connor

Hollingsworth

Jake is from Greenville, South Carolina. He is an RA in Geer, an intern with UBS Financial Services, and a member of the Outdoors Club. His favorite place to spend free time on campus is the ceramics studio, and when off campus, he enjoys hiking near Jones Gap State Park.

Denver Oliver

Duke

Denver is a psychology major with a minor in medicine, health, and culture from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Denver is a member of the Riley Institute Advance Team and is an Admissions Ambassador. He also enjoys listening to music, taking walks around the lake, and hanging out with friends.

Michael Peeler

Duke

Michael is a computer science and politics & international affairs double major from Cary, North Carolina. Michael is involved in the Riley Institute Advance Team, Mock Trial, the Tocqueville Society, and Catholic Campus Ministries. When he’s free, Michael loves baking and cooking in his friends’ kitchens.

Ro Rhodes

Hollingsworth

Ro is a mathematics major from Edgefield, South Carolina. Ro is involved in the Mock Trial program and is a member of the Housing and Residence Life student staff. He also enjoys spending time with friends and listening to music.

Conor Riordan

Duke

Conor, who plans to double major in politics and international affairs and sociology, is from Mohegan Lake, New York. Conor is involved in Mock Trial, Political Thought Club, and works as an RA. He also enjoys walks around the lake and eating in the DH with friends.

Abby Stapleton

Townes

Abby is a biochemistry major on the pre-med track from Harrisonburg, Virginia. Abby is involved in the Shucker Leadership Institute, Alpha Epsilon Delta (the pre-med honor society), the American Chemical Society, TriBeta (the biology honor society), and is a member of the Greenbelt Sustainable Living Community. In her free time, Abby enjoys spending time outdoors going for lake walks/runs, working out in the PAC, or reading in her room. During the week, you can usually find her hard at work in the science library.

Kelsey Sumter

Duke

Kelsey is a chemistry major on the biochemistry track. She is from Columbia, South Carolina, and is a part of the video crew that works for Furman’s football team. She is also involved in MOSAIC, a student organization that works with admissions to recruit diverse students. Outside of this, Kelsey loves creating hair content on Instagram (@kels4kurls).

Devin Wallace

Townes

Devin is an economics and politics & international affairs major from Ocean City, Maryland. Devin is a member of the campus a capella group FUtones, a member of the club lacrosse team, and is the acting treasurer of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. While not participating in these activities, Devin enjoys reading in the outdoor classroom and watching movies with friends.

Nicole Warren

Hollingsworth

Nicole is a psychology and French double major from Columbia, South Carolina. Nicole is involved in Greek Life, and she has an on-campus job as the French department cultural events coordinator. While she is not participating in those activities, Nicole enjoys spending time outside and embroidery.

Jayden Williams

Lay

Jayden plans to double major in psychology and Spanish. Jayden is from Easley, South Carolina, and he enjoys recreational reading, spending time with family, and writing music. On-campus, he is part of the Furman University Gospel Ensemble (FUGE) and Hispanic Outreach and Latinx Awareness (HOLA). His favorite spot on campus is the Furman Lake, which he enjoys viewing while sitting on a bench under the Bell Tower.

Class of 2025

Morgan Addington

Hollingsworth

Morgan is from Columbia, South Carolina.

Brycen Addison

Townes

Brycen is from Wilton, Connecticut, and he plans to major in computer science. He is a member of the Furman Singers, Bell Tower Boys, eSports Club, Investment Club, and the Furman University Outdoor Club. In his free time, Brycen likes to program, play games with friends, play guitar, and improvise on the piano.

Julia Altamirano

Townes

Julia is a Spanish major on the pre-med track from Birmingham, Alabama. She is involved in the Furman University Outdoor Club, Heller Service Corps, Spikeball Club, and intramural sand volleyball. In her free time, Julia enjoys trying new restaurants and spending time with friends.

Alice Arnold

Townes

Alice is from Knoxville, Tennessee, and she plans to major in politics and international affairs. Alice is involved in Furman Singers, Reformed University Fellowship, and Shucker Leadership Institute. She enjoys contra dancing and watching the autumn leaves fall on the lake trail.

Cade Azzariti

Townes

Cade is a neuroscience major from Harrisburg, North Carolina. Cade is involved in club rugby, Reformed University Fellowship, and Alpha Epsilon Delta. During his free time, he likes to work out and spend time with friends.

Beppy Badgett

Townes

Beppy is from Lexington, Kentucky. She is a Furman University Outdoor Club officer and plays violin in the orchestra. She loves reading and hiking with her friends.

Margaret Belenky

Townes

Maggie is a psychology major from Atlanta, Georgia. Maggie is involved in Heller Service Corp, Psychology Club, Furman Justice Forum, and she volunteers with the Julie Valentine Center. While she is not volunteering or participating in activities on campus, Maggie enjoys reading outside by the lake and exploring restaurants in Greenville with her friends.

Kendall Betz

Townes

Kendall is from Richmond, Virginia. She is involved in Reformed University Fellowship, Heller Service Corps, and club ultimate frisbee. Kendall also enjoys running, walking with friends, and hiking.

Alan Bi

Hollingsworth

Alan is a history and accounting double major from Charleston, South Carolina. His pastimes include weightlifting, piano, boxing, and walking around downtown Greenville with his friends.

Scottie Bing

Townes

Scottie is from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and she plans to major in health sciences. Scottie is involved in the Reformed University Fellowship and Heller Service Corporation. During her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, working out in the PAC, and exploring the Greenville area.

Kayla Burrell

Hollingsworth

Kayla is a French major from Greenville, South Carolina. Kayla is involved in Dintonation, DREAM, UKirk Furman, and Furman University club running. In her free time, she enjoys reading, solving crossword puzzles, and writing. Kayla’s favorite place on campus is the Trone Student Center balcony overlooking the lake.

Payton Caja

Townes

Payton, from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, plans to major in physics and study in the dual degree engineering program. He is involved in the Furman Reformed University Fellowship and club soccer. In his free time, he likes to work out, go for runs, and explore Greenville and Travelers Rest.

Chloe Canavati

Hollingsworth

Chloe is a politics and international affairs major from Florence, South Carolina. Chloe is involved in Mock Trial. Her favorite spots on campus are the lake and bell tower. In her free time, Chloe enjoys hanging out with friends and exploring new places.

Sarah Grace Carroll

Hollingsworth

Gracie is a communication studies major from Aiken, South Carolina. Gracie is an active member of the Furman University Student Activities Board and plays on the club volleyball team. Her favorite spot on campus is the rose garden. When she is not participating in those activities, Gracie enjoys taking walks around the lake, hanging out with Yaseen, and going to downtown Greenville.

Sam Corkey

Townes

Sam is an embryonic philosophy and psychology major from Raleigh, North Carolina. Sam is involved in the Political Thought Club, the women’s basketball scout team, and he favors the dining hall over the P-Den. When less occupied, Sam can be found jogging on the cross-country course, professing his love for the South Housing residence complex, or working in those rooms in the back of the library.

Gabi Daniels

Hollingsworth

Gabi is an anthropology and earth & environmental sciences double major from Columbia, South Carolina. Gabi is involved with the Furman Equestrian Club as well as the Furman American Sign Language Club. When she is not participating in those activities, Gabi enjoys painting, drawing, and spending time with her friends.

Sarah Darrah

Hollingsworth

Sarah is a health science major on the pre-med track from Greenwood, South Carolina. Sarah is involved in Army ROTC and Catholic Campus Ministry. While she is not participating in those activities, Sarah enjoys studying and talking about her cats.

Brock Eastman

Hollingsworth

Brock is a biomedical science and religion major from Summerville, South Carolina. He works as a Young Life leader at Mauldin High School and as a manager for the Furman men’s basketball team. He is also in Furman’s RUF and is a member of the club ultimate frisbee team.

Yaseen Echekki

Duke

Yaseen is a public health major from Cary, North Carolina. Yaseen is involved with the Student Government, Shuckers Institute, and intramural soccer. When he is not participating in those activities, Yaseen likes to have dance parties in his room, take sunset runs, and hang out with Gracie.

Edith Erkens

Hollingsworth

Edith is planning to major in neuroscience. Edith was raised on a small farm in Greer, South Carolina. She loves being involved in her German class and learning more about the language and country. When she is not in class or studying, she is probably playing the piano or writing in her journal.

Andrew Farrell

Hollingsworth

Andrew is a physics and politics & international affairs double major from Charleston, South Carolina. Andrew is a member of the Furman University Student Activities Board, Outdoor Club, and Heller Service Corps. He is also president and founder of the new Spikeball Club. When not participating in these activities, Andrew enjoys playing tennis and golfing with friends.

Lily Feingold

Duke

Lily plans on majoring in mathematics and minoring in data analytics. Lily is from Charleston, South Carolina, and she is involved in Heller Service Corps and club running. While she is not participating in those activities, Lily enjoys exploring Greenville and walking around the Furman Lake with friends.

Esmie Fernandez

Hollingsworth

Esmie is from Fort Mill, South Carolina. Esmie is in the Politics and the Human Soul Engaged Living program and she enjoys walking around the lake and practicing aerial silks.

Olivia Fletcher

Townes

Liv is a politics and international affairs and elementary education double major from Atlanta, Georgia. Liv is involved in the Furman Pride Alliance, Delta Gamma, and the Heller Service Corps. She also enjoys reading and listening to music with friends.

Kirsten Folger

Townes

Kirsten is a neuroscience major from Elon, North Carolina. Kirsten is involved in Dance Team, Women in STEM, and the Collaborative Neuroscience Society. Kirsten loves to spend time doing homework outside of the Clark Murphy Complex, looking on to the Furman Bell Tower. Kirsten spends her free time at restaurants and coffee shops in downtown Greenville.

Alex Forbes

Townes

Alex is from Jacksonville, Florida, and intends to major in history and classics. Alex is involved in the Order of Furman Theater and enjoys reading and thinking.

Gavin George

Townes

Gavin is from Granville, Ohio.

Charlie Gessner

Townes

Charlie is a music education major from Morganton, North Carolina. Charlie is a percussionist in the Furman Band and a member of the Furman Percussion Ensemble. In his free time, Charlie loves to hang out with his friends from the best residential hall at Furman University, McBee 200.

Liron Golan

Townes

Liron is from Hebron, Connecticut, and has academic interests in psychology, creative writing, and art. Liron is a member of the Dungeons and Dragons Club and Paladin Ink (aka Creative Writing Club). She can be found on campus reading by the lake, writing upstairs in the DH, practicing Krav Maga in the PAC gym, or being an introvert in her dorm room.

Jae’Layn Gowens

Vaughn

Jae’Layn is from Greenville, South Carolina and plans to major in business administration. She is involved in the NAACP and enjoys reading and cooking for friends in her free time. Her favorite spot on campus is the library.

Tyler Gundrum

Hollingsworth

Tyler is planning to major in physics and study in the dual degree engineering program. Tyler is from Greenville, South Carolina, and he is involved with the Paladin Regiment and Furman Symphonic Band. During his free time, Tyler enjoys the outdoors, working out, and hanging out with friends.

Emily Anne Harris

Hollingsworth

Emily Anne is a history major from Hartsville, South Carolina. She is involved in Furman Futures, Reformed University Fellowship, and Mere Christianity Forum. In her free time, Emily Anne enjoys reading by the lake or playing piano and harp.

Trevor Hastings

Townes

Trevor is a mathematics-economics major from Woodstock, Georgia. Outside of school, Trevor spends much of his time reading and writing. Trevor enjoys walking around the lake whenever he doesn’t have a book in his hand.

Betty Hemby

Townes

Betty is from Fairhope, Alabama, and plans to study history. Betty is involved in intramural sports (Go Guppies!), Reformed University Fellowship, and the Furman University Outdoors Club. In her free time, Betty enjoys grabbing a poke bowl from the P-Den and painting watercolor landscapes.

Will Henderson

Townes

Will is an aspiring chemistry major from Charlotte, North Carolina. Will is involved in Club Ultimate and Reformed University Fellowship at Furman. When he is not busy with schoolwork, Will loves to play disc golf and go on runs around the lake.

Anna Hicks

Townes

Anna is an intended politics & international affairs major from Alpharetta, Georgia. Anna is involved in the Furman University American Sign Language Association, the Furman University Outdoor Club, and club running. Her favorite place on campus is the outdoor seating behind the DH. In her spare time, you can find her exploring coffee shops in Greenville, playing trivia with her friends, or on a walk around the lake.

Anna Holland

Townes

Anna is a chemistry major from Atlanta, Georgia. She is involved in the Wesley group on campus as well as the Swim Club. Her favorite spot on campus is the patio on top of the PDen. From this spot, she can see the entire lake. When she is not studying or participating in her clubs she enjoys reading, writing, and playing Minecraft

Addison Hollis

Hollingsworth

Addison is from Greenville, South Carolina, and plans to major in health sciences. She is a part of the Engaged Living program and serves the Greenville community through Meals on Wheels. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies with friends and reading.

Sam Housand

Hollingsworth

Sam is planning on double majoring in mathematics and Japanese studies. He is from Clemson, South Carolina, and is involved with the Cryptography Club as well as the Democratic Socialist Society on campus. When Sam is taking a break from schoolwork and campus activities, he spends much of his time taking walks around campus and taking hikes in the nearby area. Most of the remaining free time he tends to spend hanging out with friends or playing video games.

Rachel Housworth

Duke

Rachel is a biology and English double major from Louisville, Kentucky, but grew up in Cambodia. On-campus, she primarily works with Heller Service Corps and is a member of Alpha Delta Pi. In her free time, she enjoys going on hikes, finding Asian food in Greenville, traveling, and having long car conversations.

Sadie Hunter

Townes

Sadie is a pre-med cell and molecular biology major from Peachtree City, Georgia. Sadie is a member of Alpha Epsilon Delta, Beta Beta Beta, Furman Symphony Orchestra, Heller Service Corps, Wesley Fellowship, and Engaged Living. In her free time, Sadie likes to shop and eat downtown with friends, exercise, and do arts and crafts.

Victoria Hyndman

Townes

Tori is a chemistry major from Lexington, Kentucky. Tori is involved in the Shucker Leadership Institute, Furman’s Multicultural Association of Pre-Health Students, Alpha Epsilon Delta, FU Unity, and Women in STEM. Her favorite place on campus is the area with benches in front of the lake. In her free time, she likes to bike, explore Greenville with friends, and read.

Kate Jones

Townes

Kate is an anthropology major from Nashville, Tennessee. Kate is involved in the Shucker Leadership Institute and Heller Service Corps. During her free time, she volunteers at Greenville County Animal Shelter.

David Jones

Lay

David is from Piedmont, South Carolina.

Granville Kennedy

Townes

Gran is from Augusta, Georgia.

Hanna King

Townes

Hanna is from Cary, North Carolina, and she plans to major in computer science. Hanna is involved in the marching band, clarinet studio, and is a library student assistant. While she is not participating in those activities, Hanna enjoys running or studying with friends.

Gregory Kubista

Townes

Gregory is a biology major from Raleigh, North Carolina. Gregory is involved in club soccer, Reformed University Fellowship, and various intramural sports. When he is not participating in those activities, he loves to watch Marvel shows and movies with his friends.

Evan Lewis

Townes

Evan plans to major in business administration and is originally from Greenville, North Carolina. He is involved in the Heller Service Corps, and he enjoys hanging out with friends in his free time.

Morgan Locklear

Hollingsworth

Morgan plans to major in health sciences, and she is from Lake Wylie, South Carolina. Morgan is involved in Belle Voci, Heller Service Corps, and the Multicultural Association of Pre-Health Students. She is also part of the direct entry program with USC School of Medicine Greenville. Outside of campus activities, Morgan enjoys watching movies and trying new restaurants with her friends.

Jeanay Luines

Vaughn

Jeanay Luines is from Spartanburg and attended high school in Greenville. She plans to major in business administration and economics. Her favorite spot on campus is the front patio of the Duke Library where she enjoys studying and listening to music.

Claire Lundy

Townes

Claire is from Plymouth, North Carolina. Claire is involved in Heller Service Corps and the Furman Pre-Dental Club. In her free time, Claire enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Summer Marsden

Townes

Summer is from Apex, North Carolina, and she plans on double majoring in philosophy and sustainable science. Summer is involved in the Furman Outdoors Club and enjoys spending time with friends and volunteering at the Greenville County Animal Care center in her free time.

Carter McCabe

Townes

Carter is an aspiring biology major from Peachtree City, Georgia. He is involved in the Furman First Responders Club and the Mere Christianity Forum. Whenever he is not engaged with those communities, Carter likes to play soccer, work out, and spend time with friends.

Carlyle McDowell

Hollingsworth

Carlyle is a music education major from Rock Hill, South Carolina. Carlyle is involved with the Furman Paladin Regiment marching band, Furman Symphony Orchestra, Furman Symphonic Band, and Shucker Leadership Institute. In her free time, Carlyle enjoys watching comedies with her friends and reading.

Katie McDowell

Hollingsworth

Katie is an anthropology major from Anderson, South Carolina. She participates in the Furman Dungeons and Dragons Club and the Furman University Outdoor Club. Her favorite place on campus is by the lake; it’s a great place to study if the weather is kind. In her free time, Katie usually spends time with her friends and family or reading.

Kylie McShea

Townes

Kylie is from West Hempstead, New York. She participates in club soccer and basketball. Her favorite spot on campus is the area with benches by the lake behind the DH.

Flynn Nisbet

Hollingsworth

Flynn was born and raised in Madisonville, Kentucky but moved to Greenville when he started high school. Flynn plans to major in physics. His favorite spot on campus is the 200 level McBee hall balcony. In his free time, Flynn loves to go play basketball or work out in the PAC. He also enjoys spending time with my friends, taking lake walks, and listening to new music.

Amanda Nnodim

Vaughn

Amanda is from Greenville, South Carolina.

Noah Nussbaum

Duke

Originally from Augusta, Georgia, Noah is a music major on a pre-med track with a minor in data analytics. He is a member of the Furman Singers, Paupers Players, the Furman University Outdoor Club, and the Jewish Student Association. In his free time, he works out, sings, plays guitar and piano, tries new foods, and hangs out with his friends in his favorite place on campus, Geer basement.

Frances O’Shea

Hollingsworth

Frances is a communications major from Charleston, South Carolina. Frances is a member of the Furman University Student Activities Board. In her free time, Frances likes to go on walks around the lake and watch movies.

Emma Page

Hollingsworth

Emma plans to double major in mathematics and psychology. She is from Summerville, South Carolina. Emma is involved in the Furman University Outdoors Club, and her favorite place on campus is the Lake Loop Trail at sunrise. In her free time, Emma enjoys reading, working out, and baking.

Rutu Patel

Hollingsworth

Rutu is a neuroscience major from Rock Hill, South Carolina. Rutu is involved in Heller Service Corps, Furman Justice Forum, and Furman Pride Alliance. Rutu enjoys spending time with friends and taking nature walks.

Hannah Petty

Townes

Hannah is a biology major from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She is involved with the Reformed University Fellowship, Heller Service Corps, and intramural soccer. When she is not at school, she likes to spend time with friends and go downtown.

Caroline Prewitt

Duke

Caroline is from Meridian, Mississippi. She is involved in the Heller Service Corps, the Wesley Group, the Shi Institute, and the club badminton team. In her free time, Caroline enjoys hanging out with friends and family.

Madison Rabold

Townes

Madison is from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She is a health sciences major on a pre-PA track. On campus, she is involved with the Shucker Leadership Institute, the admissions office, and the club tennis team. When not involved with these activities, she enjoys spending time with friends and family or taking a walk around the lake.

Claire Razanauskas

Townes

Claire is from Erie, Pennsylvania, and plans to double major in chemistry and mathematics on the pre-health track. Claire is involved in the Heller Service Corps, the Audubon Conservation Chapter, and the Women in STEM Club. In her free time, she enjoys ballet, baking, working out, watching movies with friends, and trying new outdoor activities.

Liyah Reed

Vaughn

Liyah is from Sumter, South Carolina.

Chloe Reynolds

Townes

Chloe is a chemistry and art history double major from Augusta, Georgia. Chloe is involved in the Furman University Outdoors Club and Furman CHAARG, an all-female workout group. When not participating in those activities, Chloe enjoys movie nights with friends and exploring downtown Greenville.

Caleb Rikard

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Caleb is an applied mathematics major and data analytics minor from Greenville, South Carolina. Caleb is involved with Furman basketball, the Furman University Student Activities Board, and the Reformed University Fellowship. When he has free time, he enjoys playing guitar, sports, and hanging out with friends.

Micah Roberson

Townes

Micah is a health sciences major on a pre-med track from Birmingham, Alabama. Micah is involved with Spikeball Club, Outdoors Club, and intramural sports. When he’s not studying, Micah likes to play golf and basketball with friends.

Kenley Sapp

Townes

Kenley plans to major in Spanish and minor in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. She is from Richmond, Virginia, and is involved in Furman University’s Outdoors Club. When she is not in class, Kenley is sitting by the lake reading a book or in the library studying with some friends.

Deniz Sariaslan

Duke

Deniz is from Eskisehir, Turkey, and intends to double major in economics and psychology. The youngest credentialed reporter in the history of Turkish Basketball Federation, Deniz co-runs Turkey’s largest basketball community on social media and is now accredited by the NBA as well. On campus, Deniz is scrimmaging with the women’s D1 basketball team. While he is not participating in those activities, Deniz works on his book, Sports Marketing & Consumer Behavior in the Sports Industry. He is also passionate about electronic music production.

Rachel Shamblin

Townes

Rachel is a politics and international affairs and accounting double major from Knoxville, Tennessee. Rachel is involved in the Shucker Leadership Institute, Reformed University Fellowship, the Engaged Living politics program, and Political Thought Club. She enjoys reading and visiting coffee shops in her spare time.

Brinson Sheets

Townes

Brinson is from Signal Mountain, Tennessee.

Catherine Sikes

Townes

Catherine is a biology and German double major from Saint Cloud, Minnesota. Catherine is interested in public health and infectious diseases, and she enjoys painting and biking.

Katherine Sinex

Townes

Katie is a biology and Spanish double major from Augusta, Georgia. Her favorite activities at Furman so far have consisted of intramural volleyball, feeding the Furman geese on lake walks, and supporting the Manly Men soccer team. Katie’s favorite spot near campus is the playground about 1.5 miles down the Swamp Rabbit Trail.

William Stark

Duke

William is a chemistry and classics double major from Newnan, Georgia, and he is involved with Furman Singers, Reformed University Fellowship, Political Thought Club, and the Furman Running Club. While not busy with classes or extracurriculars, William enjoys going running on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, writing poetry, and having good conversations with friends.

Karoline Surdyk

Hollingsworth

Karoline is a biology major from Charleston, South Carolina. Karoline is involved in the Furman University Outdoor Club, the Multicultural Association of Pre-Health Students, and Alpha Delta Pi. She also enjoys hiking and spending time with friends.

Grayson Taylor

Hollingsworth

Grayson is a politics and international affairs and communication studies double major from Columbia, South Carolina. Grayson is largely involved in the Furman University Student Activities Board. When she is not in a FUSAB meeting or working on homework, she loves to explore downtown Greenville with her friends and catch up on her favorite TV shows.

NeKyra Thomas

Vaughn

NeKyra plans to major in communications and media. She is from Columbia, South Carolina. NeKyra loves to read and write in her free time, and her favorite spot on campus is the library!

Stephen Turner

Hollingsworth

Stephen is from Inman, South Carolina. He is involved with multiple clubs on campus, including the Creative Writing Club and Anime Club. He loves meeting friends by the DH as well as writing short stories and drawing pictures.

Jasmin Vidal-Jose

Lay

Jasmin is from Greenville, South Carolina. On campus, she is involved in the Furman Symphony Orchestra, but most days you will find her off campus at her job at Wild Wing Cafe. She loves talking, coffee, sushi, and relaxing with her friends.

Claire Volk

Townes

Claire is from Monroe, Georgia. Claire is involved in the Furman University Outdoor Club and the Furman Band. During her free time, Claire enjoys listening to music, hanging out with friends, and cooking new foods.

Casey Watson

Townes

Casey plans to major in history. He is from Alpharetta, Georgia and enjoys playing guitar and camping in his free time. Casey’s favorite spot on campus in the James B. Duke library.

Eleanor Wilson

Duke

Eleanor is studying business and French. She is from Opelika, Alabama. She is involved in Residential Life Community, the Furman University Outdoor Club, and Furman Wesley. In her free time, she loves going to downtown Greenville with friends, watching Furman basketball games, and listening to anything by Taylor Swift.

Benjamin Yang

Hollingsworth

Benjy is an accounting, math, and economics major from Irmo, South Carolina. He enjoys watching shows and soccer.