Faces

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

Brooks Lamb
History
Chapel Hill, TN

For history major Brooks Lamb, an internship with the Overton Park Conservancy was a natural fit.

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Rachel Glazer
Urban Studies
Memphis, TN

Clarence Day Scholar Rachel Glazer celebrated her Memphis heritage through her work at Caritas Village.

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Lizzie Choy
Urban Studies
Birmingham, AL

Internships at ALSAC provide real-world experience and a path forward for Lizzie Choy.

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Kelsey Sweeney
Economics/Int. Studies
Plano, TX

Kelsey Sweeney studies Chinese at Peking University to enrich her studies as an economics and IS bridge major.

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Rahul Peravali
Neuroscience
Memphis, TN

Rahul Peravali gained experience with wellness and nutrition education programs as a Church Health intern.

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Andrea Pajarillo
Chemistry
Grapevine, TX

Theatre Memphis and Rhodes Theatre Fellows came together to cultivate the arts in local high schools.

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Gabby Gafford
Neuroscience
Dallas, TX

Gabby Gafford helps to preserve the stories of Memphis through the Crossroads to Freedom program.

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Roz Kennybirch
Int. Studies/History
Exeter, NH

Roz KennyBirch contributes interdisciplinary work to Rhodes courses through The Mellon Faculty Innovation Fellowship Program.

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Erica Carcelén
Biology/Environmental Studies
Hoover, AL

Rhodes’ partnership with Memphis Zoo provides multiple scientific research opportunities for Erica Carcelén.

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Sam Hilley
Int. Studies/Political Science
Nashville, TN

Sam Hilley’s interest in energy and environmental policy makes internship with SolSmart a perfect fit.

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Henry Schott
Greek & Roman Studies
Gainesville, FL

A passion for languages opens the door to travel, internships, competitions, and study abroad for Henry Schott.

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Justin Davis
Greek & Roman Studies
St. Louis, MO

Justin Davis receives prestigious Vanderhaar award for his involvement in peace and justice work in the community.

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Adrienne Bober
Environmental Studies
Northfield, MA

Adrienne Bober awarded 12-month Cary Fowler ‘71 Environmental Studies Fellowship with the Crop Trust in Bonn, Germany.

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Spencer Beckman
Urban Studies
Murfreesboro, TN

Spencer Beckman has become an active and vocal participant in the Rhodes and greater Memphis communities.

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Jada Myricks
Biology
Willingboro, NJ

Jada Myricks makes her mark as president of the Black Students Association.

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Thomas Mitchell
Political Science/Ed. Studies
Knoxville, TN

Rhodes Student Government president-elect Thomas Mitchell ’18 wins nationally competitive Truman Scholarship.

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Jay Hedges
Political Economy
Little Rock, AR

Preservation project brings together multiple generations of Rhodes alums, including Jay Hedges ’17, activist for fair treatment and compassionate living.

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Erica Hadley
International Studies
Snohomish, WA

Erica Hadley ’17 talks about her goals for the Social Regulations Council, which upholds the values of the Rhodes Community.

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Monica Bushong
Art History
Austin, TX

Monica Bushong ’17 helps to spread Rhodes’ Compassionate Campus Initiative into the greater Memphis community.

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