2020 Commencement Celebration

Department of Human Development and Family Science 

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Congratulations to Our Graduates!

Bachelor of Science in Human Development 

 
Dakota James Abate
Shelby Grace Abbott
Alexis Breann Abell
Taylor Grace Alexander
Bailey Marie Allen, Magna Cum Laude
Emily Toyo Altman, Summa Cum Laude
Emily Diane Angle, Magna Cum Laude
Madison Everie Paige Arnesen
Daniel Reece Bailey, Cum Laude
Jessica Rachel Barttels, Magna Cum Laude
Elizabeth Anne Batwinis, Summa Cum Laude
Allyson Marie Baugher
Jessica Marie Beattie
Emily Rose Beatty, Magna Cum Laude
Ashleigh Marie Bedwell, Cum Laude
Elizabeth Rose Bellville, Magna Cum Laude
Rhea Bhatia, Summa Cum Laude
Claire Elizabeth Bilodeau, Magna Cum Laude
Kristen Leigh Bissell, Magna Cum Laude
Jensen Lee Blevins, Magna Cum Laude
Jessica Ann Boehling, Magna Cum Laude
Cara Mia Boim, Cum Laude
Katherine Shea Bowe, Cum Laude
Karsyn Leigh Boyer, Summa Cum Laude
Jaylen Denaro Bradshaw
Keisha Rosalyn Branch, Magna Cum Laude
Abigail Ager Brewer, Cum Laude
Julie A. Broadway
Kendyl Lauren Brooks
Jessica Rose Bruno, Cum Laude
Hannah Grace Burks, Magna Cum Laude
Samantha Grace Burley, Magna Cum Laude
Elizabeth Grace Caples, Magna Cum Laude
Gabrielle Elise Capozzi
Catherine Whitfield Carroll
Delaney Mackenzie Carroll
Louise A. Castillo
Allison Palmer Cedrone-Ricks
Bridget Marie Charlton
Benjamin Yin Cheng, Magna Cum Laude
Brent Mason Clough
Laura Ann Coffey, Magna Cum Laude
Sarah Rebecca Coleman
Emma Louise Collins, Cum Laude
Julianne Patricia Conroy
Carly Maria Cook, Cum Laude
Emily Ann Cooley, Magna Cum Laude
Caroline R. Cottrell, Magna Cum Laude
Jessie Michelle Crockett
Samantha Lynn Culin, Cum Laude
Claire Marie Darnell
Cassidy Lynn Davis, Magna Cum Laude
Katelyn Annette Davis
Rebecca Faith Deeter
Olivia Devereux, Magna Cum Laude
Kendall Alex Dillard
Rachel Catherine Dinger
Kristina Marie Dixon, Cum Laude
Jacinda Akouele Djossou
Emily Cathleen Dodge
Hana Sabine El-Baba
Alexia Ariel Estrada, Cum Laude
Mariah Blake Evans
Dominique Eryn Fernandez
Lily Anna Fernandi, Magna Cum Laude
Mackenzie Martha Filla, Summa Cum Laude
Grace Lin Finkbeiner, Cum Laude
Reginald Wendell Floyd II
Cheyenne Aiyana Fortune Deluna
Hayley Lynn Fox,  Cum Laude
Abigail Mary Frech
Victoria Elizabeth Freiberg, Summa Cum Laude, Honors Scholar
Sophia Marie Frey, Magna Cum Laude
Haley Mashay Fugate, Magna Cum Laude
Natalie Christine Garcia
Morgan Rhianne Gibson, Magna Cum Laude
Lauren Bailey Gilbert, Cum Laude
Hannah Sinclaire Glasgow, Magna Cum Laude
Susan K. Glymph, Magna Cum Laude
Alayna Liliana Godfrey, Cum Laude
Michaela Leigh Gosting, Summa Cum Laude
Morgan Sally Gozalzadeh, Cum Laude
Georgiana Greenwald, Cum Laude
Courtney Maude Griffiths
Kimberlee Barden Grimes, Cum Laude
Bailey Madison Grubb, Summa Cum Laude
Amanda Leigh Guevara
Chloe Zane Hackler, Magna Cum Laude
Caitlin Mae Hadjis, Summa Cum Laude
Molly Louise Hamilton
Leah Joowon Han, Summa Cum Laude
Alyssa Mae Faith Harris
Ellianna Mae Harris
Allison Elizabeth Haynes, Magna Cum Laude
Caroline Davis Hearp
Alea Jane Heath
Adriana Sarah Henson, Cum Laude
Madison Ashleigh Hogge, Cum Laude
Jenna Ruby Holdaway, Magna Cum Laude
Ryan Jacob Huaman
Kaitlyn Nicole Hurley, Summa Cum Laude, Honors Scholar
Meghan Elizabeth Intermill
Phoebe Elizabeth Jackson, Magna Cum Laude
Sarah Sebin Jang
Morgan Elizabeth Jenkins, Magna Cum Laude
Payton Christine Johnson, Magna Cum Laude
Semia LaShae Jones
Stephanie Elizabeth Jutz
Mary Frances Kastelberg, Summa Cum Laude
Alexis Hope Keller
Katharine Akyung Ki
Kate Kim
Michael Kim, Magna Cum Laude
Jesse Pauline Kleiner, Cum Laude
Hanna Kyoko Kobayashi
Sarah Marie Koebel, Magna Cum Laude
Pavla Kuklova
Sydney Susanna Kulok, Summa Cum Laude
Natalie Kemp Kulp
Melissa Paige Lani, Summa Cum Laude
Brian Cleveland LaPrade, Jr.
Caitlin Michelle Leary
Hannah Jueun Lee
Jisoo Lee, Magna Cum Laude
Madison Amora Leonard
Evelyn Euridice Leyva Flores
Annalee Danielle Lowman, Cum Laude
Hannah Kelly Lumpkins
Paul Patrick Mack
Jacqueline D. Marchetti
Alyssa McKenzie Marshall, Summa Cum Laude
Joeli McKenzie Martin, Magna Cum Laude
Brooklyn Shayla Mason
Katherine Ann Mastrota, Cum Laude
Sara Julia Mathew, Magna Cum Laude
Evelyn Armstong Maxwell
Jessica Marie McCauley, Summa Cum Laude
David Arthur McElroy
David Vincent McFadden
Kelsey Mae McGregor
Lakin Paige McLaughlin, Magna Cum Laude
Kennedy Louise McLeod, Summa Cum Laude
Sydney Ashton McNally, Cum Laude
Marie Therese McNary, Magna Cum Laude
Emory Harris McVeigh
Jessica Taylor Meeks, Summa Cum Laude
Bryanna Janae Menefee
Rachel Kathleen Metts, Magna Cum Laude
Mary Kathleen Milam, Cum Laude
Danielle Reed Moore, Cum Laude
Katherine Ann Mumm, Summa Cum Laude
Jeffrey Dean Mundy
Gabriela Jewel Murphy
Korbin Wade Myers
Emily Marie Nicely, Cum Laude
Caitlyn Elizabeth Nolan, Cum Laude
Ceili Moira O’Donnell, Magna Cum Laude
Katrina Paek
Grace Bickford Parker
Kayla Marie Parrish, Cum Laude
Alexa Ann Pawela, Summa Cum Laude
Shawn Ryan Payne
Emily Nicole Peacock, Magna Cum Laude
Haley Elyse Pettigrew
Cristina Paola Pizzano, Magna Cum Laude
Kathryn Marie Plamondon, Cum Laude
Jovonn Adere Quillen, Jr.
Haley Nicole Ramsey, Cum Laude
Caroline Marie Randall
Deja Lanay Rasberry-Dickey
Kathryn Georgette Ratliff, Cum Laude
Dheepthi Ravikumar
Kimberly Grace Rector, Cum Laude
Logan Nicole Rector
Megan Katherine Reilly, Cum Laude
Victoria LeeAnn Reinhardt, Magna Cum Laude
Stephanie Rebecca Rice, Magna Cum Laude
Alexis Lanette Richmond, Summa Cum Laude
Alexa Anneli Risseeuw
Casey Elizabeth Rizer
Brittany Renee Russell, Summa Cum Laude
Angela Nichole Sainz
Emily Jade Santos, Summa Cum Laude
Nieve O'Neill Schimley
Olivia Dawn Semones, Magna Cum Laude
Sarah Anne Shaver, Magna Cum Laude
Skyler Lepaige Shaver
Aubrie May Ferraro Shiblie, Cum Laude
Eleanor Michelle Siewers
Rebekah Ann Skinner
Marissa Bridgette Skripko, Cum Laude
Katherine Marie Smith, Magna Cum Laude
Jenna Shaye Spedden, Summa Cum Laude
Danielle Marie Sperry, Summa Cum Laude
Heather Brooke Spivey, Summa Cum Laude
Ki'ara Rachelle Stanley, Cum Laude
Caitlyn Janise Stokes, Cum Laude
Rebecca Grace Straley, Summa Cum Laude
Lydia Suzanne Straton
Rebecca Grace Tallman, Magna Cum Laude
Chelsea Sinclair Taylor
Elizabeth Kate Taylor
Emily Nicole Taylor, Magna Cum Laude
Sophia Danielle Textoris, Magna Cum Laude
Amanda Grace Thomas
Reilly Elizabeth Thompson
Michelle Christine Tieman
Sabrina Alexis Townsend, Cum Laude
Emily Marie Treanor
Leah Catherine Trizna
Ashley Ann Clemente Uy
Mayah Marie Valentin Griffith
Madisyn Brieann Van Gorder
Carla Alexandra Vaz Alves, Cum Laude
Deakin Arthur Volz
Jessica Louise Vishneski
Juliana Eva Vossenberg, Magna Cum Laude
Rebecca Joan Voyack, Magna Cum Laude
Madeline Marie Waldron, Cum Laude
Joan Abigail Wauhop, Summa Cum Laude
Mackenzie Brooke Wheeler
William Blake Whetzel
Evan Reid Whirley
Jordan Nicole White, Magna Cum Laude
Amber Scout Williams
Mica Tyler Williams
Abigail Rose Wilson
Lindsey Shea Windhausen, Summa Cum Laude
Hayley Alexis Wood, Cum Laude
Brenna Nicole Wooldridge, Cum Laude
Leigh Sullivan Wrabley
Emily Michelle Xystros, Cum Laude
Ellie Victoria Yeatts
Emma Sohhee You
Brianna Michelle Zicafoose, Cum Laude

Master of Science in Human Development

 
Avery Renee Campbell
Domenica Holzle Carrese
Laura Emily Dowling
Masumeh Auguste Farchtchi
Kalyn Marie Hendrickson
Emily Elizabeth Janes
Meredith Lynne Ridgell
Jessica Erin Simpson
Pamela Beth Sterling
Nicola Verster
Taylor Michael Wardle

Doctor of Philosophy in Human Development

 

Emily Ann Gary

Dissertation: “Religious Disaffiliation and Family Relationships: A Grounded Theory Study of LGBTQ+ Women’s Experiences”

Committee Chair: Erika Grafsky

Amy Alida Audrey Morgan

Dissertation: “The Mediating Effects of Family Resilience Processes in the Context of Paternal Incarceration: A Structural-equation Analysis of the Family Inequality Framework Among Danish Families With School-aged Youth”

Committee Chair: Joyce Arditti

Eunkyung Shin

Dissertation: “Predictors of Bystander and Defender Behaviors in Bullying: Maternal Reactions to Child Emotion and Empathy in the United States and South Korea”

Committee Chair: Cynthia Smith

Michael Evan Thomas

Dissertation: “Appalachian Church Leaders: An IPA Study to Understand Their Experiences with Substance Misuse”

Committee Chair: Erika Grafsky

University Ceremony

Virtual Ceremony
Watch HokieBird reveals, tassel turns, and inspirational messages from Hoda Kotb and Nikki Giovanni.

Reading of Undergraduate Names
The names of undergraduates can be heard in the Department of Human Development and Family Science video.

Reading of Graduate Student Names
The names of all master’s and doctoral degree recipients can be heard on the Graduate School page.

A Note on Dual Majors
Students with more than one major may hear their names read in the video of their primary major’s department.

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