Faces of Rhodes

Rhodes provides endless opportunities for students to contribute, create, and lead. Read about our students' stories below.

Jamaar McCain
Philosophy
Warrenville, SC

Jamarr McCain ’19 raises the bar for the future of the Black Student Association.

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Bella Harden
International Studies and Russian Minor
San Antonio, TX

Bella Harden to study in Rome, Italy with the Buckman-Mollerup Global Leadership Award.

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Ben South
Business/French
Chesterfield, MO

Ben South is traveling abroad to Côte d'Azur, France under the Theodore William Eckels International Business internship. 

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Business
Saint Charles, MO

Bryce Berry is set to intern abroad in Cape Town, South Africa with the The Theodore William Eckels International Business Internship. 

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Helen Hope
Economics/Environmental Studies
Little Rock, AR

Combining economics and environmental studies is a natural fit for Helen Hope.

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Claire Rickard
International Studies
Montgomery, AL

An interest in international affairs takes Claire Rickard across the globe.

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Zain Virk
Chemistry
Germantown, TN

Zain Virk looks toward another successful year for the Honor Council. 

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Gillian Wenhold
Greek and Roman Studies
Memphis, TN

The Social Exchange co-founded by Rhodes senior Gillian Wenhold is more than a PR firm for nonprofits. 

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Spencer Beckman
Urban Studies
Murfeesboro, TN

Spencer Beckman is making an impact on community health in Memphis.

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Jennifer Bitterly
English and Philosophy
Simi Valley, CA

Jennifer Bitterly, a senior English and philosophy major from Agoura Hills, CA, has been named a Watson Fellow.

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Matthew Huber
Physics
Saint Peter, MN

Huber, a physics major from Saint Peter, MN, plans to pursue a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering with a special focus on medical ultrasound research.

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Jada Myricks
Biology
Willingboro, NJ

As the president of the Black Student Association and a former senator for Rhodes Student Government, Myricks has found her voice and is eager to use it.

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Eleanor Hook
Physics
Decatur, GA

From physics to politics, communication is key for Eleanor Hook. 

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Gabby Gafford
Neuroscience
Dallas, TX

Gabby Gafford, a fellow with Crossroads to Freedom, works closely with high-school interns, who are selected from the neighborhoods they document. 

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PJ Settles
History
Nashville, TN

PJ Settles is not only known for his work on the football field, but also for his weekly podcast, Can't Knock the Hustle. 

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Pooja Dave
Neuroscience
Atlanta, GA

From the neuroscience lab to the operating room, Pooja Dave ’19 has found her niche.

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Aylen Mercado
Urban Studies
Memphis, TN

Memphis Center Fellow Aylen Mercado ’19 is happy about new opportunities in the Lynne and Henry Turley Memphis Center.

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McKenna Davis
Physics and Mathematics
Westerville, OH

McKenna Davis aims high with a career in aerospace physics.

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Grady Vaughan
International Studies
Cordova, TN

2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards: Grady Vaughan ’18 to teach in Kazakhstan.

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