Junior Class Marshals

  • Class of 2016 Jr. Marshal


Every year the top twelve students in the Junior class (based on their class rank in January) are given the honor of being a Junior Marshal at the Senior graduation.  The Junior Marshals wear all white dresses and tux jackets along with an orange sash and perform special duties at graduation.  Congratulations to all our present and past Junior Marshals. 

If you have previous year's Junior Marshal lists or pictures, please email Sandy Lawson

Class of 2016 Junior Marshals - MaKayla Brooks, Connor Clayton, Emma Driggers, Nima Ghorbami-Moghaddam, Ashley Girven, Alexis Goodson,Nicole Joven, Emily Kaufman, Wael Namouz, Anieke Papenhuyzen, Shelly Phillips, Amanda Rickert.

Class of 2015 Junior MarshalsJo Abbott (University of South Carolina), Sebastian Bedoya (California Institute of Technology), Lauren Hurley (University of South Carolina), Matthew Justus (Clemson University), Keira Newkirk (Clemson University), Colton Miller (Anderson University), Charissa Pichai (Honors College at University of South Carolina), Hannah Pullias (Honors College at College of Charleston), William Randall (Wofford College), Ronald Tep (Stanford University), Noelle Warfford (Roanoke College), and Paige Yanity (University of Virginia).

Class of 2014 Junior MarshalsWilliam Cummings (Vanderbilt University), Nikita Deshpande (Furman University), Joshua Dunster (Clemson Honors College), Zachary Girvin (Clemson University), Alondra Gutierrez Ara(University of South Carolina), Christian Monsalve (Clemson University), Andrew Moore (Clemson University), Alexander Phillips (Clemson Honors College), Sarah Shepard (University of South Carolina), Eric Singleton (College of Charleston), Juliana Wallace (The Honors College at the College of Charleston) and Madeline Weih (Winthrop University).

Class of 2013 Junior Marshals - Hayley Behal (Furman University), Amy Bruchon (University of South Carolina), Kathleen Cole (The University of Chicago), Brittany Fales (Emory University), Grace Fulmer (University of South Carolina), Olivia Hodge (University of South Carolina), Kathryn Jones (Princeton University), Brian Lincoln (Clemson University), Robert McGill (Clemson University), Ansley Speaks (Furman University), Kaitlyn Styles (Clemson University), Brittany Walker (Clemson University)

Class of 2012 Junior Marshals - Katrina Aardema (Harding University), Kelsey Byrd (Clemson), Katherine Faith (Piedmont College), Thomas Krumins (Vanderbilt), Kate Macsay (Erskine), Myndert Papenhuyzen (University of South Carolina), Madison Scott (Clemson), Kale Shipley (Embry Riddle), Sandra Siatkowski (Clemson), Sarah Stafford (Clemson), Wayne Stevenson (Clemson), Laura Woodlee (University of South Carolina Honors College).

Class of 2011 Junior Marshals - Laura Berglind (Clemson), Dru Craft (University of South Carolina), Alana deKlerk (Clemson), Krista Edwards (Clemson), Rylee Ennis (University of Florida), Catriona Ewing (University of South Carolina), Shyyon Lari (University of South Carolina Honors), Jessia Lyles (University of South Carolina), Emily Olyarchuk (University of South Carolina), Caitlin Tharpe (University of North Carolina - Wilmington), Madison Thompson (Clemson), Thao Vu (University of South Carolina)

Class of 2010 Junior Marshals - Natasha Deshpande (Georgia Tech), Kate Culbreath (Wake Forest),  Ashley Rogers (Furman), Renee Kulik (Clemson),  Liz Choe (University of South Carolina), Hunter Faulk (Clemson), Sarah Vance (Clemson Honors), Caroline McDonough (Clemson), Amy Schlepphorst (College of Charleston), Kelsey Starr (Clemson),  Patience Canty (Hampton University), Emily Todd (Clemson)

Class of 2009 Junior Marshals - Ahlam Armaly (Furman), Lauren Harper (Clemson), Devon Johnson (South Carolina), Thomas Koutsogiannis (Duke), Eric Lawson (Emory), Celeste Peay (Furman), Sarah Schaidle (College of Charleston Honors), Laura Simon (Virginia Tech), Curren Smith (Clemson), Emily Taylor (West Point), Alyssa Thornton (College of Charleston Honors), Rachel Woodlee (Wofford)

Class of 2008 Junior Marshals - Kirsten Benson, Rebecca Brown (Clemson), Erik Chamberlain (Duke), Kristen Dodd (Clemson), Erin Frazier, Alyssa Kulik (Clemson), Wesley Lambert (Clemson), Peter Leahy (Clemson), Meredith McDonald (Anderson), Neel Mehta (Duke), Kelsey Stafford (Clemson), Claire Teresi (Clemson)

Class of 2007 Junior Marshals - Tas Anjarwalla (South Carolina), Syndney Hammond (Furman), Jennifer Howell (South Carolina), Brian Jones (Clemson), Christina Land (Erskine), Ryan Loveless (Furman),  Charles McGill (Clemson), Amy Moxie (Clemson) may you rest in peace 3/27/89-8/28/07, Ryan Stafford (Georgetown), Megan Steele (Clemson), Lindsey Wallace (Duke), Laura Wickwire (Furman)

Class of 2006 Junior Marshals - (Top 25 students) Logan Black (South Carolina), Kelly Brennan (South Carolina), Cortney Cunningham, Sydney Daigle, Stephanie Finch (Clemson), Madison Fisher (Clemson), Jordan Fuson (Duke), Carl Hiller (South Carolina), Matthew Howard (College of Charleston), Mary Elizabeth Jackson (College of Charleston), Lauren Klas (Clemson), David Kumler (Belmont), Mallory Linville, Raina Luthra (Wofford), Lindsay Moxie (Clemson), Michelle Nance (Clemson), Kasey Nordeen (Clemson), Jill Poston (Clemson), Amy Russ (Clemson), Larkin Shaw (Clemson), Mallory Stamps,  Elizabeth Sullivan (Clemson), Hannah Thompson (Clemson), Michael Westervelt (Clemson), Jacklyn Wilkinson


Where are they now? 

Rylee Ennis (MHS '11) - graduated cum laude from The University of Florida with a B. A. in English and Russian, and is currently interviewing for positions within UF's Office of Admissions.

Jessica Lyles (MHS '11) - graduated magna cum laude from The University of South Carolina with a degree in Exercise Science and minor in Psychology she is attending the The Medical University of South Carolina to study Physical Therapy.

Caitlin Tharpe - (MHS '11) - graduated from The University of North Carolina - Wilmington with a B.A. in Elementary Education. She will begin teaching in the fall in Charlotte, NC.

Madison Thompson (MHS '11) - graduated cum laude from Clemson University with a B.A. in Political Science and an Economics minor. She will attend The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill School of Law.

Shyyon Lari (MHS '11) - graduated from the University of South Carolina Honors College and will attend the University of South Carolina School of Medicine - Greenville. 

Emily Olyarchuk (MHS '11) -graduated from The University of South Carolina with a B.A in Public Relations and minor in theatre. She will be moving to Seattle this summer to work as a communications specialist and pursue a masters in communications in digital media.

Thao Vu (MHS '11) - graduated from The University of South Carolina and just finished her second year at the South Carolina College of Pharmacy. 

Catriona Ewing (MHS '11) - graduated from The University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Global Supply Chain and Operations Management and International Business with a minor in German and accepted a position in  Chicago IBM Corp. working in Supply Chain Consulting.

Laura Berglind (MHS '11) - graduated from Clemson University and will attend the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. 

Krista Edwards (MHS '11) - graduated from Clemson University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and will be starting at NC State in Aug to get a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Alana DeKlerk (MHS '11) - graduated from Clemson University and will attend the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine.

Dru Craft (MHS '11) - graduated from The University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Exercise Science and minor in Communication Sciences and Disorders, will be attending grad school (either USC/App State) to receive a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology.

Kate Culbreath (MHS '10) - graduated from Wake Forest University with a BS and honors in Chemistry, summa cum laude. Kate received the Merck Index award for Chemistry from Wake. She is currently working as a Cannon Scholar at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte researching drug-induced liver injury in the Liver Clinic, and will be starting in the MD program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Natasha Deshpande (MHS '10) - graduated in May from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and a Minor in Economics with Highest Honors. Natasha will be relocating to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to work for ExxonMobil, whom she interned with in the spring of her junior year. 

Renee Kulik (MHS '10) - graduated summa cum laude from Clemson with a BS in Psychology, minor in Therapeutic Recreation. Renee received the Faculty Scholarship Award from Clemson along with the Psychology Department's Award for Academic Excellence. Renee will be attending Washington University's School of Medicine in August to get her masters in occupational therapy. 

Hunter Faulk (MHS '10) - graduated Clemson University summa cum laude with a BS degree in Food Science and Nutrition with a minor in Chemistry. Hunter will attend the Medical University of South Carolina to gain a MS degree in Occupational Therapy and graduate in 2016.

Patience Canty (MHS '10) - graduated from Hampton University and the Freddye T. Davy Honors College with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology. She also graduated summa cum laude. Patience was a member of the  Honors College Debate Team for two years and won the NAAAHP (National Association of African American Honors Programs) 2011 Debate Championship. She placed 1st Runner-Up in the 2012 Debate Championship. Patience pledged Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc her junior year and served as her chapter's 1st Vice President 2013-2014. She worked as a research assistant at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education in the summer of 2013. Patience was named one out of 16 selected from Hampton University to receive the 2014 Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Academic Excellence Award. Patience is taking this year following graduation to work as either a medical scribe at a hospital in the Charlotte Medical Center System or an admissions counselor at Belmont-Abbey College. She will be attending Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN in the fall of 2015 to pursue a M.D./M.P.H.

Emily Todd (MHS '10) - graduated from Clemson University and the Calhoun Honors College with a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Emily was a member of the Dixon Global Policy Scholars Honors College program for three years and studied global relations and U.S. public policy. She was able to take a trip to France and Germany with this group after her Freshman year. Emily participated in two internships with ExxonMobil in New Orleans, LA (one after her Sophomore year and another after her Junior year). Emily is happy to announce that she has accepted a full time position as an Instrumentation and Electrical Engineer with ExxonMobil at the New Orleans refinery. Emily will start her job in August of 2014.  

Kelsey Starr (MHS '10) -graduated from Clemson a semester early in December, 2013 with a degree in psychology and a minor in education. Kelsey also graduated magna cum laude. Kelsey moved to Cincinnati and will begin working on her PhD in School Psychology at the University of Cincinnati in August. She will be working as a graduate assistant (GA) while in school also.

Ahlam Armaly (MHS '09) - Graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Ahlam received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. She attends the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor in the fall for a Ph. D in chemistry. University of Michigan Chemistry program is currently ranked in the top 20 graduate programs in the country. 

Celeste Peay (MHS '09) - Graduated from Furman University and was awarded the Unsung Hero Award. Celeste attends Boston University Medical School for her MD degree and Masters in Public Health (MD/MPH).

Rachel Woodlee (MHS '09) - Graduated from Wofford College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Culture, summa cum laude. Rachel was awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Rachel attends Oxford (Brasenose College) on her Rhode's Scholarship, reading for their Master of Sciences in Contemporary Chinese Studies.

Alyssa Thornton (MHS '09) - Graduated from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, cum laude. Alyssa attends MUSC for a Masters in Biomedical Sciences.

Tommy Koutsogiannis (MHS '09)  -Graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Art in International Comparative Studies and minors in German and Theater Studies. He also received the Duke-Schondorf Fellowship, which means he will spend the next year living in Germany and being an English TA at a German boarding/day school.

Curren Smith (MHS '09) - Graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science, magna cum laude. Curren attends the Medical University of South Carolina in pursuit of her MD degree.

Laura Simon (MHS '09) - Graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Tech, May, 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry (minor in Biology and Chemistry). Laura was awarded the ACC Postgraduate Scholarship,All Academic Team, swimming and diving; Honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All American,Skelton Award of Academic Excellence,Dean's List, College of Science every semester,Athletic Director's Honor Roll every year. She also made the ACC championship team all 4 years of college in swimming and diving and scored point with a 14th place finish in 400 IM, 14th finish in 1650 freestyle, 20th in 500 freestyle; 9th place finish in 1650 freestyle, 17th place finish in 500 freestyle;  9th in 1650 freestyle, 14th in 400 IM, 17th in 500 freestyle; 9th in 1650 freestyle, 8th in 400 IM, 13th in 500 free.  Laura attends the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville and was recently recognized as a top 3 student in her first year medical school class.  

Sarah Schaidle (MHS '09) - Graduated from the College of Charleston, May, 2013 magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. She was received many awards throughout her athletic career at College of Charleston including Capital One All District Team and All Southern Conference Team Women's Soccer. Sarah was named the College of Charleston Women's Soccer Team Most Valuable Player. Sarah attends the University of Colorado - Denver on scholarship in their Pharm.D. program. 

Emily Taylor (MHS '09) - graduated from United States Military Academy (West Point) with a Bachelors of Engineering in Systems Engineering. Emily was the Captain of the 2011 National Champion Women’s Army Rugby Team. Upon graduation, Emily will receive her commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army as an Army Aviator. In the fall, she will move to Fort Rucker, Alabama to attend Flight School where Emily will train to become a helicopter pilot. Upon completion, Emily will move to a follow on unit to serve as a Flight Platoon Leader.

Eric Lawson (MHS '09) - graduated from Emory University as an Emory Scholar. Eric was a Research Specialist at the Atlanta VA Medical Center in cooperation with the Emory School of Medicine department of Ophthalmology. He is primary author on the work titled "Aerobic Exercise Protects Retinal Function and Structure from Light-Induced Retinal Degeneration" published in The Journal of Neuroscience, February 12, 2014, Volume 34, Number 7.   Eric gave an Oral presentation on his work at the 2013 ARVO Conference in Seattle, Washington. He also gave an oral presentation at the Atlanta VA Center for Visual and Neurocognitive Rehabilitation Open House and several other oral presentations. He has served on the Executive Board of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and was awarded the Most Improved Brother 2012 and Phi of the Year 2013. Eric has also been named to the UAA All Academic Cross Country, UAA All Academic Indoor Track team, and UAA All Academic Outdoor Track Team. Eric attends the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville in pursuit of his MD degree. 

Devon Johnson (MHS '09) - Graduated from the University of South Carolina in August 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a minor in Spanish. Devon is currently attending Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, NC.  

Lauren Harper (MHS '09)  - Lauren will graduate from Clemson University (Honors) in May, 2013 with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and a minor in Psychology. She has been a very active member in Clemson's FCA with mission trips to Memphis, Washington D.C., Chicago, and Haiti! Lauren is going to Kenya the summer she graduates with NewSpring Church on another mission trip. After gaining experience as a nurse, Lauren is considering a Masters program for Nurse Practitioner.

Erin Frazier (MHS '08) - Graduate summa cum laude from Furman University with a B.A. in Political Science in May 2012. Erin was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honors Society). She is currently completing her first year of law school at Michigan State University College of Law.

Neel Mehta (MHS '08) - Graduated magna cum laude from Duke University in 2012 with a B.S. in Economics and B.A. in Public Policy. Neel is currently employed in the investment banking industry as an analyst at Morgan Stanley (New York).   

Becca Brown (MHS '08) - Graduated from Clemson University's Calhoun Honor College with a B.S. in Bioengineering with a concentration in Biomaterials. Becca was awarded All-ACC Women's Rowing, Academic Hall of Fame, and the Weaver James Corrigan Post-Grad ACC Scholarship. She will be attending the Mayo School of Health Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy Program this fall.

Claire Teresi (MHS '08) - Graduated from Clemson University in 2012 with a Bachelors of Science magna cum laude, Ceramics and Materials Engineering. Claire is attending the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in hopes to obtain a PhD in Materials Science Engineering. 

Wes Lambert (MHS '08) - Graduated from Clemson University's Calhoun Honor College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a minor in Legal Studies. Wes is currently a 2nd year law student at the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Alyssa Kulik (MHS '08) - Graduated from Clemson University summa cum laude in 2012 with a dual degree in Spanish and Psychology. Alyssa received the NCAA Division I All-American 2011 & 2012, Steeplechase; All-Academic Women’s Track & Field Team 2010-2012; Outdoor Track & Field All-ACC Academic Team 2010-2012; Cross Country Coach’s Award 2010-2011; NCAA Division I All-Region Cross Country 2010-2011; ACC Weaver-James Corrigan Post Graduate Scholarship Recipient; NCAA Winter Postgraduate Scholarship; ACC Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year; 2012 Spanish Student of the Year and was a competitor in the 2012 United State Olympic Trials (Steeplechase). Alyssa is currently attending the University of South Carolina Master's of Speech and Language Pathology,Class of 2014.

Charles McGill (MHS '07)Graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 2011 with a minor in Economics. Chas is currently working as a chemical engineer at Corning Incorporated making optical fiber.

Megan Steele (MHS '07) - Graduated from Clemson University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematical Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education. Megan is currently teaching Math at Seneca High and is pursuing her Masters degree in Teaching and Learning.

Tas Anjarwalla (MHS '07) - Graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. Tas was named the Most-Outstanding Print Journalism Student. She is currently employed as a Fulbright Teaching Fellow in Turkey.

Jennifer Howell (MHS '07) - Graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2011 summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. Jennifer went on to King's College London for International Studies.

Ryan Stafford (MHS '07) - Graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Lindsey Wallace (MHS '07) - Graduated from Duke University with a Bachelors in Political Science and Psychology. Lindsey received the  B.N. Duke Scholarship,Watson-Brown Scholarship, and Michelin Scholarship towards her undergraduate degree. She is currently attending Georgetown University Law Center, Class of 2014. Lindsey is a member of the Truman-Albright Fellows Program, a Public Interest Fellow, and a Member of Barrister's Council, Appellate Division.

Erik Chamberlin (MHS '07)- Graduated  cum laude from Duke University in 2012 with a BA in Public Policy Studies and Psychology. Erik is currently attending Columbia University Law School, Class of 2015. 

Mike Westervelt (MHS '06) - Graduated from Clemson University in 2011 with a BS in Chemical Engineering. Mike is currently working as Process Engineer for Westlake Chemical in Longview, TX.

Madison Fisher (MHS '06) - Graduated from magna cum laude from Clemson University in 2010 with a degree in Communication Studies. Madison is currently employed as a Senior Account Executive at Porter Novelli Public Relations in Atlanta, Georgia.

Kelly Brennan (MHS '06) - Graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina in 2010. Kelly majored in Accounting and Global Supply Chains and Operations Management with a minor in Information Technology. Kelly received her Master in Accounting from the University of South Carolina in 2011. She is currently working as an Audit Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers. 

Jordan Fuson (MHS '06) - Graduated from Duke University in 2010 with a degree in Chemistry along with a minor in Religion and Biology! Jordan will be entering the MD program @ MUSC in Fall, 2010.  Jordan is getting married in the summer of 2010 to Nathan Garris.

David Kumler (MHS '06) - Graduated from Belmont University in 2010 with a degree in Religious Studies.  David is going to grad school at the University of Alabama working toward a MFA in Creative Writing.  As part of the program he will write a book that will become published in 3-4 years.  David will also teach freshman English while working towards his MFA. 

Larkin Shaw (MHS '06) Graduated from Clemson University in 2010 with a degree in Elementary Education.  Due to the tough economic times Larkin is still seeking employment.  Larkin would like to find a teaching job in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. 

Carl Hiller (MHS '06) Graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Accounting.  Carl will be entering the University of South Carolina Law school.


Class of 2010 Junior Marshals

Class of 2009 Junior Marshals