The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

BLS Program Graduates


Graduation Honors & Notes
ΦΒΚ — Elected to Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
*** — Summa cum laude (cumulative GPA ≥3.90)
** — Magna cum laude (cumulative GPA ≥3.70)
* — Cum laude (cumulative GPA ≥3.50)
° — Honors GPA with <45 credits completed at UNCG
$ — BLS Program (McQueary) Scholarship recipient

Class of 2015

May 2015

  • Laura Alamillo — High Point, NC
  • Davida Ballard — Pinehurst, NC
  • Thelma Blount — Greensboro, NC
  • Carly Bonner — High Point, NC *** ΦΒΚ
  • Chelsea Brooks — Fayetteville, NC ***
  • John Calkins — Greensboro, NC
  • Marie Carr — Burlington, NC *
  • Angel Carter — Alexis, NC °
  • Maegan Chisholm — Asheboro, NC
  • Jennifer Daniels — Durham, NC
  • LaQuicha Hart — Charlotte, NC
  • Myles Holt — Asheville, NC *** ΦΒΚ
  • Erika Kirkpatrick — Burlington, NC *
  • Eric Leary — Raleigh, NC
  • Que'Shetta Manning — Winston Salem, NC
  • H Viet Mlo — Greensboro, NC
  • Crystal Painter — Haw River, NC
  • Stefani Perry — Iwakuni, Japan
  • Stephanie Perry — Charlotte, NC
  • Gregory Pitts — Land O' Lakes, FL
  • Walter Ramsey — Forest City, NC
  • Ryan Taylor — Greenville, NC
  • Nathanael Verrill — Eliot, ME
  • Lauren Weaver — Winston, Salem, NC
  • Terri Whalen — Greensboro, NC ***
  • Kelly White — Greensboro, NC

Class of 2014

December 2014

  • Cecelia Barber — Asheboro, NC **
  • Shannon Beams-Zundel — Princeton, TX °
  • Alexander Best — Apex, NC
  • Deborah Burris — Aberdeen, NC ** $
  • Susan Carpenter — Raleigh, NC
  • Julia Carter — Kernersville, NC
  • Patricia Cheek — Robbins, NC
  • Adam Cummings — Morrisville, NC
  • Laura Gora — Newton, NC *
  • Brandon Hendrix — Evansville, IN ***
  • Dana Howald — Gladstone, VA *** $
  • Melanie Joy — Greensboro, NC
  • Chasidy Kearns — Chapel Hill, NC
  • Christine Keat — Sanford, NC **
  • David Keen — Winston Salem, NC
  • Nargiza Kiger — Tamale, Ghana
  • Rachel Lewis — Murphy, NC *
  • Stephanie Mitcham — Holly Springs, NC
  • Kimberly Morrow — Jamestown, NC
  • Anna Moyer — Winston Salem, NC
  • Benjamin Robinson — Lexington, NC *
  • Ginger Schepis — Winston Salem, NC
  • Kristen Scramlin — Greenville, NC **
  • Jenna Sorgen — Wingate, NC
  • Apryl Syriac — Asheboro, NC ***
  • Joshua Tench — Kernersville, NC
  • Sharese Turnage — Raleigh, NC
  • Lula Wallace — Dumfries, VA
  • Sara Washam — Graham, NC *
  • Erin Wheatley — Zebulon, NC

August 2014

  • Mark Blanchard — Durham, NC *
  • Deborah Bolick — Charlotte, NC
  • Phillip Brown — Wake Forest, NC *** $
  • Sandra Catron-Kramer — Debary, FL *** ΦΒΚ
  • Rebecca Cisco — Kernersville, NC *** ΦΒΚ
  • Amy Foresman — Greensboro, NC ***
  • Kjeff Hansen — Salisbury, NC
  • Christie Hopkins — Zebulon, NC
  • James Jordan — Chapel Hill, NC
  • Julian King — Durham, NC
  • Jessica Lane — Asheville, NC °
  • Erica Madden — Rock Hill, SC
  • Renee Rabie — Silver Spring, MD
  • Krista Sisk — Pilot Mountain, NC ***
  • Angela Stroud — Apex, NC
  • Ashley Travers — Greensboro, NC

May 2014

  • Sarah Bailey — Mebane, NC * $
  • Hamilton Barber — Charlotte NC °
  • Letricia Best — Greensboro, NC
  • Risha Bigelow — Haw River, NC
  • Terrance Caldwell — Raleigh, NC
  • Kevin Calloway — Greensboro, NC
  • Kristina Carpenter — Wilmington, NC ***
  • Karelsie Davila Lopez — Raeford, NC ***
  • Brian Davis — Asheville, NC
  • Likesha Davis — Goldsboro, NC
  • Keith Dillon — Winston Salem, NC
  • Frances Edmunds — Kings Mountain, NC
  • Andrea Friend — Apex, NC
  • Doris Gardner — Angier, NC
  • Julia Guyton — Durham, NC °
  • Kelley Harrington — Winston Salem, NC
  • Jamie Harris — Raleigh, NC
  • Holly Hassen — Charlotte, NC
  • Leslie Jones — Thomasville, NC
  • Kara Lukehart — Denver, NC *
  • Dawanda McNeal — Charlotte, NC *** $ ΦΒΚ
  • Jon Schwaiger — Charlotte, NC ***
  • Felicia Shaw — Walnut Cove, NC
  • Carey Terhune — High Point, NC **
  • Barbara Watkins — High Point, NC
  • Jimalie Watkins — Knightdale, NC °

Class of 2013

December 2013

  • Aaron Baldwin — Atlanta, GA
  • Beverly Brownlee — Fayetteville, NC
  • Lauren Casey — Oak Ridge, NC
  • Roy Alan Collie — Hickory, NC *** $ ΦΒΚ
  • Corrine Collinson — Charlotte, NC
  • Brianna DeCarmine — Spring Lake, NC
  • Holli Duke — Greensboro, NC
  • Laura Frantz — Winston Salem, NC *
  • Laura Hibberts — Murphy, NC
  • Kristina Hill — Burlington, NC **
  • Amanda Johnson — Mount Airy, NC
  • Amy Lomellini — Cusco, Peru *** ΦΒΚ
  • Tracy Matthews — Henderson, NC
  • Jacquelyn McKenna — Beaufort, NC *** $
  • Christina Merrill — Asheville, NC
  • Pamela Myers — Cleveland, NC
  • Bridgette Noll — McLeansville, NC ***
  • Mackenzie Ratledge — Mocksville, NC
  • Krystal Reynolds — Greensboro, NC
  • Eva Richardson-Rivers — Mint Hill, NC
  • Shela Smiley — Raleigh, NC
  • Jessica Trotman — Gibsonville, NC
  • Kelly Vogel-Dye — Salisbury, NC

August 2013

  • Ann Bonomo-Probert — Greensboro, NC
  • Nicole Duran — Raleigh, NC
  • Juanita Huntley — Greensboro, NC
  • Shevette Jones — Apex, NC
  • Donal O'Carroll — Wilmington, NC *** ΦΒΚ
  • Heather Padron Musick — Durham, NC
  • Amy Poteat — Salisbury, NC

May 2013

  • Sarah Blackwell — Asheboro, NC
  • Patrick Cozens — Davidson, NC *
  • Marlena Crumble — Matthews, NC
  • Heather Edmumds — Huntersville, NC
  • Jennifer Ely — Oak Ridge, NC
  • Kristin Fulcher — Winston Salem, NC
  • Hannah Hall — Asheboro, NC
  • Lisa Hartzell — Clyde, NC *** ΦΒΚ
  • Lauren Hedrick — Greensboro, NC
  • Tennille Kiser — Oak Park, CA *** ΦΒΚ
  • Mary Kissiah — Charlotte, NC °
  • Virginia Lumsden — Fayetteville, NC ***
  • Alexandra Mallow — Jamestown, NC
  • Elizabeth Milam — Kernersville, NC
  • Mark O'Garra — Winston Salem, NC
  • Sophia O'Neal — Greensboro, NC
  • Kayla Person — Charlotte, NC
  • Jessica Rickett — Hayesville, NC °
  • Wendell Sawyer — Greensboro, NC *
  • Amber Shepherd — Elkin, NC **
  • Ligia Smith — Mocksville, NC **
  • Amy Tucker — Englewood, CO
  • John Vernon — Stokesdale, NC
  • Sarah Wexler — Norfolk, VA
  • Taffee Wilson — Youngsville, NC

Class of 2012

December 2012

  • Sarah Ackerman — Greensboro, NC
  • Gideon Anthony — Lincolnton, NC °
  • October Boyles — Mooresville, NC **
  • Donna Davis — Stoneville, NC
  • Alexandra Frey — High Point, NC **
  • Zaneta Gaston — Charlotte, NC
  • John Guarantano — Winston Salem, NC
  • Doris Hill — Snow Camp, NC *** $
  • Jamila Hogans — Charlotte, NC
  • Helen Jett — Asheville, NC °
  • Chelsae Long — Sanford, NC
  • Thomas Marts — Salisbury, NC **
  • Carolyn Murphy — Charlotte, NC
  • Leanne Ortiz — Concord, NC
  • Keana Reed — Monroe, NC
  • Kelly Stellato — Mocksville, NC *** $ ΦΒΚ
  • Gail Walker — Graham, NC **
  • Pamela Warr — Hendersonville, NC ***
  • Catherine Woelfle — Sanford, NC ***
  • Terressa Yeakle Best — Fuquay Varina, NC

August 2012

  • Lindsey Green — East Bend, NC
  • John Kennedy — Mount Airy, NC *
  • Melissa Maltba — Winston-Salem, NC **
  • Christopher Moore — Cape Coral, FL
  • Natalie Schulhofer — Atlanta, GA °
  • Caitlyn Short — Jamestown, NC *
  • Susan Shouse — Morehead City, NC
  • Katherine White — Elon, NC

May 2012

  • Amanda Bryan — Lumberton, NC
  • Thomasina Flowers — Winston Salem, NC
  • Shapel Gray — Greensboro, NC
  • Alethea Greer — Winston Salem, NC *
  • Cynthia Jones — Fayetteville, NC
  • Kim Daeyoung — Suwon City, South Korea °
  • John Mason — Monroe, NC
  • Rosa McCollough-Leake — Kernersville, NC
  • Michelle Moore — Roxboro, NC ***
  • Lara Neilson — Holly Springs, NC ***
  • Sarena Nichols — Carson City, NV *** ΦΒΚ
  • Beverly Parks — Charlotte, NC ***
  • Laura Roberts — Concord, NC **
  • Jessica Rodriguez — Forest Hill, MD ***
  • Simone Romig — Marion, MA *
  • Tyler Steelman — Mocksville, NC ***
  • Johanna Torres — Greensboro, NC
  • Jessica Watson — North Wilkesboro, NC **
  • Teresa Weis — Wingate, NC ***
  • Coua Xiong — Charlotte, NC

Class of 2011

December 2011

  • Davida Ballard — High Point, NC
  • Julia Burns — Houston, TX
  • Stacey Dunn — Greensboro, NC
  • Jamie East — Kernersville, NC
  • Grady Gillenwater — Greensboro, NC
  • Ann Hodges — Durham, NC
  • Daniel Jackman — Browns Summit, NC
  • Derrick Johnson — Wilmington, DE
  • Barbara Jones — Greensboro, NC
  • Catherine Kahn — Greenville, NC ***
  • Natasha Lake — Greensboro, NC
  • Katherine Maki — Arden, NC °
  • Patricia Marcellino — Advance, NC
  • Abby Merchant — Summerfield, NC
  • Melanie Moore — Reidsville, NC
  • Brittney Shaw — Randleman, NC
  • Lenora Speller — Raleigh, NC †
  • Krystal Wells — Lincolnton, NC
  • Audrey Yates — Kernersville, NC

August 2011

  • Julian Brinkley — Greensboro, NC °
  • Brenda Caldwell — Statesville, NC
  • Charity Groggel — Charlotte, NC °
  • Danny Highfill — Asheboro, NC *
  • Dawn Humphrey — Jamestown, NC ***
  • Melanie Lane — Apex, NC **
  • Elizabeth Lerner — Plano, TX *
  • Karen Moss — Charlotte, NC ***
  • Scott Oates — Raleigh, NC ***
  • Candace Yu — Raleigh, NC

May 2011

  • Carol Anderson — Charlotte, NC
  • Michael Austin — Durham, NC
  • Amy Bucknum — Mooresville, NC °
  • Brittany Ellis — Spindale, NC
  • Grace Fischer — Mechanicsville, MD ***
  • Brenda Flinchum — Browns Summit, NC *
  • Amanda Gainey — Mount Airy, NC **
  • Monica Harbour — Kernersville, NC °
  • Cynthia Johnson — Yanceyville, NC
  • Emily Jones — Snow Camp, NC **
  • Chris Laxton — Spencer, NC
  • Jennifer Luetkemeyer — Marshall, VA °
  • Andrea Montgomery — Winston Salem, NC
  • Kimberly Paulk — Matthews, NC ***
  • Stacy Peterson — Cary, NC **
  • Karen Pochala-Peck — Cary, NC
  • James Pope, Jr. — Hallsboro, NC °
  • Ramona Rascoe — Burlington, NC
  • Amy Rouchon — Harrisburg, NC
  • MacKenzie Rowan — Durham, NC °
  • Mandi Sharma — Midway Park, NC
  • Gregory Trauth — High Point, NC

Class of 2010

December 2010

  • Jason Allen — Rock Hill, SC °
  • Tania Allen — Rock Hill, SC °
  • Megan Bocci — Greensboro, NC ***
  • Jeremy Brady — Asheboro, NC
  • Amelia Danielik — High Point, NC
  • Rebecca Doyle — Clemmons, NC **
  • Maegen Fetter — Greensboro, NC
  • Melanie Greer — Matthews, NC **
  • Amber Jacks — Greensboro, NC **
  • Jared Lance — Oak Ridge, NC
  • Sherrill Lubinsky — Southport, NC °
  • Toshia Samuels — Charlotte, NC
  • Michael West — Charlotte, NC ***
  • Jacqueline Williams — Raleigh, NC
  • Robert Yancey — Derwood, MD

August 2010

  • Nurah Alqimlass — Greensboro, NC
  • Sonja Brown — Murrieta, CA
  • Toune Gwosdz — High Point, NC
  • Whitney Luce — Wake Forest, NC
  • Robert O'Geary — Henderson, NC
  • Christina Page — Garner, NC °
  • Lisa Polmounter — Staley, NC *
  • Margaret Sullivan — Charlotte, NC °
  • Kristy Teague — Greensboro, NC
  • Christin Thomas — Winston Salem, NC *

May 2010

  • Erica Ahedo — Wylie, TX
  • Nicholas Anderson — Greensboro, NC
  • Julie Barker — Greensboro, NC
  • Alexandria Blackwell — Yanceyville, NC
  • Charity Blankenship — Winston-Salem, NC ***
  • Brittany Bowden — High Point, NC
  • Amanda Cary — Burlington, NC
  • Stephanie Cross — Blythewood, SC
  • Anne Dulin — Huntersville, NC **
  • William Garner — Asheboro, NC ***
  • Kristina Hicks — Paris, France ***
  • Analia Howard — Durham, NC
  • Margaret Klavik — Cary, NC ***
  • Lee Land — Rougemont, NC
  • Latisha McClary — Greensboro, NC
  • Andrea Miller — Lexington, NC ***
  • Susan Moize — Graham, NC ***
  • Amanda Stone-Gines — Raleigh, NC *
  • Robert Thomas — Siloam, NC *
  • Jill Todd — Norwood, NC
  • Sarah Wagner — Raleigh, NC
  • Leslie Wilhoit — Charlotte, NC
  • Robert Woodie — Sparta, NC

Class of 2009

December 2009

  • Jose Ahedo — Wylie, TX
  • Melainie Bolick — Mebane, NC **
  • April Cannon — McLeansville, NC
  • Emily Hurdt — Lawndale, NC
  • Brandon Johnson — Clemmons, NC °
  • Meleah Kirby — Newton, NC
  • Candace Lamkin — Greensboro, NC
  • Jenny Luper — Raleigh, NC
  • Brooke Padgett — Hickory, NC
  • Tiffany Spell — Fayetteville, NC °
  • Jessica Watkins — Newton, NC

August 2009

  • Arzima Brewer — Charlotte, NC
  • August Elliott — Greensboro, NC *
  • Angela Grant — Apex, NC
  • Lauren Kemp — Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany *
  • Kecia Parker — Dunn, NC °
  • Marcia Salazar — Managua, Nicaragua
  • Jon Stickel — Mount Airy, NC **
  • Cary Thelen — San Francisco, CA °

May 2009

  • Tracy Bates — Matthews, NC °
  • Fredrick Cannon — McLeansville, NC
  • Janette Caudill — Millers Creek, NC
  • Anna Garrity — Charlotte, NC ***
  • Tina Hahn — Kings Mountain, NC
  • Brittany James — Mooresville, NC
  • Susan Jester — Clemmons, NC ***
  • Monique Justice — Colfax, NC
  • Dawyn Lennon — Mount Holly, NC
  • Kathiann Lester — Greensboro, NC ***
  • Denise McCraw — Greensboro, NC
  • Teresa Prizer — Advance, NC *** ΦΒΚ
  • Vincent Rinaldi — Greensboro, NC
  • Adrian Sumpter — Greensboro, NC **
  • Andrew Verga — Winston-Salem, NC
  • Ann Voss — Pfafftown, NC **
  • Donald Willis — Burlington, NC **
  • Michael Yakel — Charlotte, NC °

Class of 2008

December 2008

  • Justina Ashihi-Subia — Fort Irwin, CA
  • Denise Brown — Dobson, NC *** ΦΒΚ
  • Angela Burnett — Reidsville, NC **
  • Jamie Cyrus — Jamestown, NC °
  • Juan Carlos Erickson — Durham, NC *** ΦΒΚ
  • Joseph Goble — Randleman, NC
  • Kandi Hauser — Mooresville, NC *** ΦΒΚ
  • Christine Johnson — Asheboro, NC
  • Priscilla Martin — Greensboro, NC
  • Melanie McDonald — Greensboro, NC
  • Krystal Morrow — Jamestown, NC
  • Tina Stricklen — Raleigh, NC

August 2008

  • Lisa Crook — Southport, NC **
  • Megan Hassett — Greensboro, NC
  • Amanda Hutcheson — Cary, NC
  • Justin Keys — Winston-Salem, NC *** ΦΒΚ
  • Sarah Parnell — Greensboro, NC
  • Joshua Pegram — Greensboro, NC

May 2008

  • Lauryn Arrington — Greensboro, NC
  • Jonathan Atkins — Raleigh, NC
  • Dustin Brown — Ellerbe, NC
  • Helen Brown — Summerfield, NC
  • Meredith Buie — Winston-Salem, NC
  • Maureen Cunningham — Hillsborough, NC °
  • Katherine Frazier — Lynch Station, VA
  • Lori Giles — New Bern, NC ***
  • Richard Gilley — Boonville, NC *
  • Regina Henley — Raleigh, NC
  • Matthew Hiller — Clemmons, NC *
  • Jason Hyatt — Charlotte, NC
  • David Johnson — Pilot Mountain, NC ***
  • Mary Ketner — Charlotte, NC
  • Kimberly Markezich — Havelock, NC
  • Kaya Rinaldi — Greensboro, NC
  • Christine Rominger — Jamestown, NC
  • Nicole Stewart — Galax, VA °
  • Joanie Walker — Kinston, NC

Class of 2007

December 2007

  • Barbara Dawkins — Greensboro, NC °
  • Sarah Edwards — Lake Junaluska, NC *
  • Jean Pearson — Raleigh, NC **
  • Charles Pflum — Charlotte, NC
  • Leigh Wojcik — Raleigh, NC °

August 2007

  • Becky Lusk — King, NC °
  • Mawiyah O'Daniel — Hickory, NC
  • Shawna Ramsey — Jackson, NC **

May 2007

  • Steven Cooke — Greensboro, NC
  • Margaret Price — Huntersville, NC
  • Karol Seman — High Point, NC
  • Amy Timmons — High Point, NC
  • Shanah Wade — Raleigh, NC

Class of 2006

December 2006

  • Bonnie Davidoff — Greensboro, NC
  • Sheila Denny — Topeka, KS

August 2006

  • Alisa Kassay — Ramseur, NC *
  • Robert Pipkin — High Point, NC

May 2006

  • Gregory Johnson — Wilmington, NC
  • Deborah Little — Greensboro, NC
  • Julie Rochester — Gaffney, SC

Class of 2005

December 2005

  • Kelly Burman — Sanford, NC

Statistics

Age at Graduation

  • Average Age: 35
  • Oldest: 70
  • Youngest: 20
  • Age 30 or above: 63%
  • Age 40 or above: 29%
  • Age 50 or above: 10%

Gender

  • Female: 79%
  • Male: 21%

Graduating with Honors

  • Elected to ΦΒΚ: 4%
  • Summa cum laude: 15%
  • Magna cum laude: 8%
  • Cum laude: 7%
  • Honors GPA with <45 credits at UNCG: 9%
  • Total: 40%

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Fall 2015 Class Dates
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• 17 Aug: Session Begins
• 21 Aug: Add/Drop Ends
• 09 Oct: W Deadline !!!
• 30 Nov: Session Ends
• 09 Dec: Exams End
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• 19 Aug: Add/Drop Ends
• 09 Sep: W Deadline !!!
• 02 Oct: Session Ends
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• 06 Oct: Session Begins
• 08 Oct: Add/Drop Ends
• 02 Nov: W Deadline !!!
• 30 Nov: Session Ends
• 09 Dec: Exams End

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