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Alumni and alumnae--we would like to hear from you! Let us know what you are doing with your GRS studies.

Alumni News:

May, 2013: Rhodes alumnus and GRS major Andrew O′Brien brought his Latin class from St. Paul′s Episcopal School in New Orleans to visit Rhodes.

October 2, 2010: Rhodes alumnus and GRS major David Shonts will come to Rhodes with the LaGrange College football team, of which he is an assistant coach. Click here for more information.

2014 Graduates

  • Amy Hendricks completed a double major in GRS and English.   She is pursuing a PhD at the University of Wisconsin. 
  • Anthony Perez completed a major in GRS.

2013 Graduates

  • David Adams completed a major in GRS. He will attend law school at Loyola University in New Orleans.
  • Matthew Burnick completed a double major in GRS and Philosophy. He attends law school at Samford University.
  • Robert DeBusk completed a major in GRS.  He now attends law school at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
  • Nicholas Jensen completed a double major in GRS and Chemistry. He will attend Harvard Medical School.
  • Mills McArthur completed a major in GRS.  He is now pursuing a MA in History in Paris.
  • Rachel Strug completed a major in GRS.

2012 Graduates

  • Michelle Currie, a GRS major, is pursuing an MA in Classics at Florida State University.
  • Andrew Howie, a GRS major, is studying Arts and Technology at UT Dallas.
  • Rebecca Vandewalle completed a GRS major with a minor in Archaeology. 

2011 Graduates

  • Victoria Adcock completed majors in GRS and Theater.
  • Jason Ballard, a double major in GRS and Biology, will attend medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • Jill Crenshaw completed majors in GRS and Religious Studies.
  • Sarah Rogers, a double major in GRS and Economics, completed a position with the Episcopalian Volunteer Corps in Los Angeles. She is currently attending graduate school in Economics at UNC Chapel Hill.

2010 Graduates

  • Allison Dove, a GRS major, is currently working for a community development corporation as the coordinator for educational and extra-curricular initiatives for middle school students in inner city Knoxville.  She plans to attend seminary in the future.
  • Morgan Pittman, a GRS major, is teaching Latin and mythology at White Station Middle School in Memphis.

2009 Graduates:

  • Julia Draper, a GRS major, is pursuing plans to teach English in Mexico next year.
  • Anna Lovel, a double major in GRS and Chemistry, has accepted a teaching position at the Soulsville Charter School teaching high school chemistry and Latin.
  • Allie Marbry, a GRS major, is working as the Programs Coordinator for Fellowships & Curricular Development at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C.
  • Kelly White, a double major in GRS and Theater, plans to pursue a career in theater.
  • Mackenzie Zalin, a GRS major with a minor in Spanish, completed a M.St. in Classics at Oxford University this fall as a member of Wolfson College.  He is now in the PhD program in Classics at Duke University. 

2008 Graduates

  • Whitney Carter, a GRS major, is studying Classics at the grad school program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Lauren Dill, a GRS major, is teaching Latin at St. Andrew′s Episcopal School in Texas.
  • Sara LaPlante, a GRS major with a minor in Mathematics, joined the faculty of the Soulsville Charter School for the 2008-2009 school year and will begin a master′s program in public policy at the University of Chicago.
  • Rachel Simpson, a GRS major, teaches Latin in Virginia.

2007 Graduates

  • Bonnie Brewer completed a GRS major.
  • Tulisha Jackman, a GRS major with a minor in Economics, is an Administrative Assistant in the Clarksville Montgomery County School system.
  • Anne Patrick, a GRS major with minors in History and Education, teaches Latin at St. Mark′s School of Texas in Dallas.
  • Caitlin Ulmer, a GRS major with a minor in Archaeology, completed a graduate degree in Classical Archaeology at Florida State University.

2006 Graduates

  • Eben Cathey, a double major in GRS and Political Science, received a Rotary Fellowship to South Africa.
  • Michael Flexsenhar, a double major in GRS and Religious Studies, completed a M.Div. at Vanderbilt in 2008 and currently works at St. Luke′s Episcopal School in San Antonio, TX.
  • Alexander Livingston, a GRS major, is an officer in the U.S. Marines.
  • Ida Mashburn completed a double major in GRS and Philosophy.
  • Andrew Svec completed a GRS major and currently works in Customer Service for Publix in Tallahassee, FL.
  • James Sykes, a GRS major, is an agent for the First American Commercial Property Group in San Antonio, TX.
  • Andrew Willey, a double major in GRS and physics, has completed his master′s degree at the University of Minnesota and will begin work on his Ph.D. 
  • Meriwether Wofford, a GRS major, completed her master′s degree in Elementary and Middle School Education at Christian Brothers and is currently teaching 7th grade math and language arts and 8th grade history at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral School in Memphis, TN.

2005 Graduates:

  • Caroline Bishop, a GRS major with a minor in Women′s Studies, completed a PhD at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Indiana University. 
  • Andrew O′Brien, a GRS major with a minor in English, is teaching Latin at St. Paul′s Episcopal School in New Orleans.
  • Liz Rhodes, a double major in GRS and English, is in a Speech-Language Pathology Masters program at the University of Memphis.
  • Todd Ridley, a double major in GRS and Political Science, graduated from the University of Tennessee law school in 2008.
  • Elokin Capece, a GRS and History double major with a minor in Education, is at the University of Memphis′ grad school program in Women′s Studies.
  • Zach Harris, a GRS and Philosophy double major, is studying art history in the grad school program at the University of Chicago.