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Fall 2016 Dean's List

Covenant College congratulates the following students on their academic achievement for the fall 2016 term. These students are included on Covenant’s Dean’s List because they have earned a term grade point average of 3.30 or higher as a full-time student taking twelve or more credit hours. We are proud to recognize the following students and their dedication to academic excellence.


Kirsten Aanensen of Canton, GA
Ashley Adams of Red Bank, TN
Joshua Alford of Rutland, VT
Jonah Anderson of Greenville, SC
Allyssia Andrews of Perry, GA
Z Arima of Meridian, ID
Grace Ann Arnold of Canton, GA
Brad Assaraf of Minneapolis, MN
Zach Atchison of Troutman, NC
Kayla Bailey of Locust Grove, GA
Caroline Bair of Columbia, MD
Hannah Ball of Crownsville, MD
Ian Banks of St. Louis, MO
Stephen Bankson of Kathleen, GA
Saundra Barker of Willow Street, PA
Natalie Barkmann of The Woodlands, TX
Jessica Barna of Mahwah, NJ
Morgan Barney of Lewisville, NC
Jaret Barr of Atlanta, GA
Jemima Barr of Portsmouth, VA
Grace Bartelt of Advance, NC
Riley Battenfield of Mission Viejo, CA
Lindsey Beck of Brentwood, TN
Olivia Becker of Springfield, MO
Jessica Bell of Margate, FL
Joey Bell of Powder Springs, GA
Natasha Bennett of Duluth, GA
Lydia Berglar of Saint Louis, MO
Tim Bergman of Lilburn, GA
Nathan Bierema of Glenside, PA
Jonathan Blackmon of Birmingham, AL
Ellie Blauw of Marne, MI
Caleb Bloye of Dallas, GA
Taylor Bloye of Dallas, GA
Allison Boerkoel of Ada, MI
Marie Bowen of Cynthiana, KY
Drew Bradley of Lithia, FL
Gethsemane Bray of Wilmington, OH
Jordan Brett of Adrian, GA
Anna Briley of Doraville, GA
Luke Brinkman of Yorktown, IN
Sara Bristol of Shelton, CT
Josh Brower of Birmingham, AL
Grace Brown of Niceville, FL
Ellie Brown of Stanford, KY
Morgan Bryant of Roanoke, VA
Dan Budde of Waukesha, WI
Jonathan Burdette of Anderson, SC
Abigail Burns of Fairfax, VA
Becky Bush of Pell City, AL
Grace Buys of Luverne, MN
Madie Camenisch of Spring Hill, TN
Abby Camilli of Melbourne, FL
Austin Cantrell of Coconut Creek, FL
Amaris Capen of Kailua, HI
Jonah Carignan of Coral Springs, FL
Ann Ferris Caston of Dawsonville, GA
Schaeffer Caston of Dawsonville, GA
Hannah Chafin of McDonough, GA
Kathy Chase of Lakewood, CA
Evan Childers of Greensboro, NC
Cole Chisholm of Atlanta, GA
Mercy Choi of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Christina Claudia of Tangerang, Indonesia
Jesse Clinton of Roanoke, VA
Alysia Clymer of West Hartford, CT
Sarah Lane Cochrane of Winston-Salem, NC
Carrie Codington of Nashville, TN
Peter Codington of Nashville, TN
Maria Coletti of Jonesborough, TN
Abigail Conroy of Jackson, MS
Erin Cooke of Ringgold, GA
Ben Copeland of Maryville, TN
Amos Corbett of Chickamauga, GA
Anna Beth Corson of Kingsville, MD
Hannah Cotton of Arnold, MD
Chris Cox of Maitland, FL
Emily Creech of Winston-Salem, NC
Raeanne Curtis of Madison, ME
Madison Curtis of Madison, ME
Katie Daffern of Lawrence, KS
Anna Danek of Blairsville, GA
Thomas Danek of Blairsville, GA
William Darby of University Place, WA
Hannah Davidson of Birmingham, AL
Natalie Davie of Longwood, FL
Amy Davis of Lookout Mountain, GA
Laura Davis of Indianapolis, IN
Finn Davis of Canon, GA
Esme Davis of Canon, GA
Elliott Davis of Laurens, SC
Hunter Davis of Gastonia, NC
Caleb Davis of Kennewick, WA
Zachary Dean of Lafayette, GA
Grace DeGraaf of Olalla, WA
Abigail DeGraaf of Olalla, WA
Janelle Dehnert of Lander, WY
Kyle Delk of Orlando, FL
Taylor DeLuna of Bonaire, GA
Peyton Dempsey of Gainesville, GA
Jack Dent of Sylvester, GA
Spencer Dent of Sylvester, GA
Melanie Di Mauro of Chattanooga, TN
Andrew Dillon of Rock Hill, SC
Coleman Dirkse of Hixson, TN
Clara Dirkse of Hixson, TN
Shelby Doctor of Creve Coeur, MO
Mary Grace Donaldson of Brentwood, TN
Cayla Lane Doolittle of McDonough, GA
Morgan Douglass of Hamilton, GA
Rose Doyle of Pittsburg, PA
Avery Drury of Chesterfield, MO
Maggie Duncan of Wichita Falls, TX
Isaac Dye of Winnsboro, SC
Beth Ellis of Lookout Mountain, GA
Xaris Emmett of Allen, TX
Jedidiah English of Concord, NC
Shade Epes of Water Valley, MS
Tyler Epes of Water Valley, MS
Jay Epperson of Jackson, TN
Hunter Erickson of Ringgold, GA
Hannah Ertel of Charlotte, NC
Holly Fall of Perry, GA
Leon Ferraez of Atlanta, GA
Josh Fikkert of Chattanooga, TN
Sarah Fink of Milford, MI
Jay Finlayson of Greenville, FL
Margaret Fitch of San Antonio, TX
Jessica Florey of Brentwood, TN
Josh Foster of Knoxville, TN
Ashlyn Franks of Simpsonville, SC
James Fuller of Charlotte, NC
Mark Makkar Gabriel of Lookout Mountain, GA
Jason Gaby of Johns Creek, GA
Madyson Gibbins of Powder Springs, GA
Emma Gibson of Lookout Mountain, TN
Matthew Gidney of Charlotte, NC
Megan Gienapp of Cheyenne, WY
Nick Gilbert of Gilford, NH
Fiona Glaser of Indian Trail, NC
Julia Glaze of Lawrenceville, GA
Luke Gleason of Tucson, AZ
Ashleigh Glecier of Tinley Park, IL
Amber Glecier of Rising Fawn, GA
Andrew Godsey of Ringgold, GA
Emily Goff of Canton, GA
Ike Gordon of Huntersville, NC
Nina Grauley of Atlanta, GA
Rebekah Gravitt of Sharpsburg, GA
Lucy Green of Chattanooga, TN
Ana Gresham of Colorado Springs, CO
Emma Grimes of Palm Bay, FL
Casey Grover of Sneads, FL
Maryanna Gruendler of Rising Fawn, GA
Elyssa Gunter of Chattanooga, TN
Suzannah Guthmann of Waxhaw, NC
Sydney Halbert of Enoree, SC
Aly Hall of Heathrow, FL
Joel Hallett of Etobicoke, Canada
Kaley Hallmark of Oklahoma City, OK
Mackenzie Harmon of Clemmons, NC
Emilie Harms of Florence, MT
Hannah Harris of Rochester, MN
Haley Harrison of Wildwood, MO
Alina Hart of Fremont, OH
Kasey Hart of Savannah, GA
Elena Hatch of Chattanooga, TN
Nathan Hawkins of Lexington, NC
Dustin Hayes of Lookout Mtn, GA
Beth Hein of Markesan, WI
Richie Hennessey of Vero Beach, FL
Hannah Hennigh of Hawthorne, NJ
Nathaniel Henriques of Birmingham, AL
Juliette Henry of Barnesville, GA
Lindsey Herndon of Chattanooga, TN
Amanda Hickerson of Chattanooga, TN
Emily Highsmith of Lincolnton, GA
Lizzy Hightower of Owens Cross Roads, AL
Grace Holbrook of Greensboro, NC
Mary Hollidge of Bowie, MD
Lydia Holt of Winter Park, FL
Jacob Hooker of Nashville, TN
Ben Hooper of Lookout Mountain, GA
Haley Horton of Orlando, FL
Steven Howell of Saint Louis, MO
Fiona Hubbard of Walnut Shade, MO
Molly Hulsey of Greenville, SC
Caroline Hulting of Severna Park, MD
Maddie Hulting of Severna Park, MD
Joshua Humpherys of Carlsbad, CA
Paige Hungar of McLean, VA
Shannon Hunt of Wildwood, GA
Forrest Hunter of Bonita Springs, FL
Abby Hynson of Peachtree City, GA
Aaron Innes of Acworth, GA
Elias Irick of Fort Eustis, VA
Abby Irwin of Issaquah, WA
Jared Jauch of Forest, VA
Landry Jenkins of Nolensville, TN
Jami Johnson of Forest Hill, LA
Joel Johnson of Montgomery, AL
Jake Johnson of Thompson's Station, TN
Caryn Jones of Birmingham, AL
Tracy Jung of Richfield, MN
Eliot Kaufmann of Astoria, NY
Stephen Kegley of Lookout Mtn., GA
Haley Keller of McDonough, GA
Katherine Keller of Dyersburg, TN
Jonathan Kelley of Jackson, MS
Rachel Kelly of Clinton, SC
Sara Kemeny of Frederick, MD
Abbs Kern of Lexington, KY
Brittany King of Lookout Mountain, GA
Olivia Kinnebrew of Warner Robins, GA
Emily Kinzer of Pawcatuck, CT
Katie Kinzer of Pawcatuck, CT
Bella Knecht of Cambridge, NY
Zoe Knight of Atlanta, GA
Margo Koby of St. Louis, MO
Christopher Koehler of Statesboro, GA
Joanna Kolkman of Grand Rapids, MI
Bruno Komel of Delray Beach, FL
Marybeth Kong of Ephrata, PA
Jacob Kortenhoeven of Denver, CO
David Kraus of Hamilton Square, NJ
Erick Kruger of Frankfort, IL
Aleksandreja Kulits of East Bend, NC
Grace Kulp of Easton, MD
Carlin Labuzan of Palmetto Bay, FL
Masha Lanska of Cherkasy, Ukraine
Drew Lattner of Birmingham, AL
Molly Lattner of Birmingham, AL
Will Lattner of Statesboro, GA
Evan Lecksell of Gambrills, MD
Meredith Lee of Murfreesboro, TN
Paul Lemay of Apopka, FL
Rachel Lemay of Apopka, FL
Matt Leo of White House, TN
Chi Xin Leow of Triang, Malaysia
Cleo Lima Santos of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jessika Lira Santos of Quincy, MA
Ann Littlejohn of Blowing Rock, NC
Kenneth Littleton of Brentwood, TN
Hannah Lloyd of Flowery Branch, GA
Esther Lloyd of Flowery Branch, GA
Nanci Lobe of Margate, FL
Novella Long of Ringgold, GA
Brooke Lopes of Fredericksburg, VA
Claire Luger of Tampa, FL
Maggie Luke of Charlotte, NC
Andrew Lupinek of Landrum, SC
Sarah Lyons of Catonsville, MD
Caleb MacDonald of Weston, WI
Lauren MacDougall of Colorado Springs, CO
Allison MacGregor of Marietta, GA
Roy MacGregor of Statham, GA
James Mackes of Crofton, MD
Tiffany Majors of Ooltewah, TN
Jay Mallow of Lawrenceville, GA
Sarah Marcotte of Fenton, MO
Anelise Marshall of Nashville, TN
Shirley Martin of Odessa, Ukraine
Miranda Mason of Mount Pleasant, SC
Graham Massot of Rochester, MN
Erika Mast of Norcross, GA
Joshua Masters of Vandoeuvres, Switzerland
Lorette Mathe of Marietta, GA
Elsie Matsuda of Vaughn, WA
Will Mayfield of Alpharetta, GA
Sophie McClure of Sterling, IL
Tori McCord of Florence, KY
Madi McCullough of Watkinsville, GA
Bailee McDonald of Trussville, AL
Abigail McElmurry of Ellisville, MO
Megan McGarvey of Bainbridge Island, WA
Emily McGarvey of Bainbridge Island, WA
Lake McGinty of Newburg, MO
Courtney McKenzie of Vero Beach, FL
Elizabeth McKeon of McAllen, TX
Joanna McKinney of Stanford, KY
Caroline McKissick of Matthews, NC
Caroline McLeod of Trenton, GA
Caleb McNaughton of Birmingham, AL
Aaron Melton of Louisville, KY
Michaela Meneghini of Billerica, MA
Brittany Meredith of Alpharetta, GA
Louis Metcalfe of Brentwood, TN
Jane Metcalfe of Brentwood, TN
Juliana Meznar of Lathrup Village, MI
Elise Michael of Nashville, TN
Moriah Miller of Naples, FL
Mary Katherine Miller of Ridgeland, MS
Sam Miller of Vero Beach, FL
Joe Miller of Savannah, GA
A.J. Millsaps of Chattanooga, TN
James Mitchell of Macon, GA
John Mitchell of Macon, GA
Jordan Mixon of Baytown, TX
Robert Moody of Hiawassee, GA
Samuel Moore of Laurens, SC
David Moran of Williamsville, NY
Matthew Morefield of Overland Park, KS
Annabelle Morris of Ringgold, GA
Lucas Nelson of Signal Mountain, TN
Anna Nicklow of High Point, NC
Maddie Noll of Lake Mary, FL
Natalie Northcutt of Flintstone, GA
Haile Nottage of Snellville, GA
Hannah O'Donnell of Bradenton, FL
Jeanne Oord of Lookout Mountain, GA
Hannah Orren of Pensacola, FL
Jessica Osbun of Satellite Beach, FL
Matthias Overos of Centreville, VA
John Owen of Southern Pines, NC
Matt Owens of Durham, NC
Rachel Pace of Camilla, GA
Mary Grace Padgett of Charlotte, NC
Nick Palmer of Cumming, GA
Jin Park of Ringgold, GA
Isaac Parker of Astoria, NY
Trevor Partain of Leesburg, VA
Tindol Pate of Tuscaloosa, AL
Debra Patricia of Tangerang, Indonesia
Will Payne of Emerson, GA
Makayla Payne of Destin, FL
Tori Pearce of Hendersonville, NC
Caroline Pepper of Kennesaw, GA
Colby Pepper of Mechanicsburg, PA
Bailey Perry of Katy, TX
Ashley Pieper of Kennesaw, GA
Claire Piquette of Carrollton, GA
Sarah Grace Plante of Warwick, RI
Nate Plating of Lookout Mountain, TN
Grace Potter of Charlotte, NC
Gabby Powell of Woodbridge, VA
Hannah Pratt of Draper, VA
Julie Pretorius of Aiken, SC
Anna Pugh of Leesburg, VA
Hannah Pulliam of McDonough, GA
Alex Quimby of Thornton, CO
Sarah Ragsdale of St. Louis, MO
Noah Rallo of Eldersburg, MD
Holly Randolph of Obion, TN
Megan Rapacki of Orland Park, IL
Caraline Redberg of Lookout Mountain, TN
David Reed of Sylacauga, AL
Caroline Reeves of Trussville, AL
Matt Reitz of Jacksonville, FL
Julianne Renkema of Lynnwood, WA
Marc Renkema of Lynnwood, WA
Sabrina Richline of Hughson, CA
Ari Richner of Chattanooga, TN
Joseph Ricketts of Columbiana, AL
Jesse Riggs of Chesapeake, VA
Carol Ann Roberts of Stallings, NC
Anna Robertson of Augusta, GA
Christie Robertson of Birmingham, AL
Kellan Robinson of Raleigh, NC
Taylor Robinson of Asheville, NC
Hope Rogers of Murfreesboro, TN
Anna Rohl of St. Peters, MO
Andrea Roylston of Lookout Mountain, GA
Josh Russell of Athens, GA
John Sadler of Knoxville, TN
Ella Sahertian of Tangerang, Indonesia
Sara Satterfield of Charlotte, NC
Katie Scharff of Statesboro, GA
Shannon Schmitt of Clermont, FL
Hayden Schoeffler of Blairsville, GA
Emmy Schollenberger of Harwood, MD
Olivia Schutter of Manhattan, MT
Katherine Scott of Rossville, GA
Ryan Seay of Colorado Springs, CO
Tim Segrist of Lookout Mtn., GA
Grace Seto of Centreville, VA
Kayla Seufert of Imperial, MO
Micaela Shearrow of Blairsville, GA
Trent Shell of Northwood, IA
Jon-Michael Shelley of Bethlehem, GA
Bethany Sikkink of Fairview, NC
Parker Simcox of Rock Spring, GA
Joshua Simmons of APO, AE
Anna Smith of Weaverville, NC
Aubrey Smith of Lantana, TX
Natalie Smith of Johnson City, TN
Katie Smith of Ooltewah, TN
Nicholas Sneller of Oaklyn, NJ
Philip Sneller of Lancaster, PA
Elena Sneller of Lancaster, PA
Maddie Sparks of Augusta, GA
Priscilla Speers of Apopka, FL
Carter Steedley of Knoxville, TN
Lindsey Stephens of Durham, NC
Anna Stephenson of Plymouth, MN
Paul Stern of Lookout Mountain, GA
Karianne Still of Cumming, GA
Jessica Tailer of Tallahassee, FL
Obed Tandadjaja of Fresno, CA
George Tatum of Henderson, TN
Josiah Taylor of Pooler, GA
Haley Taylor of DeLand, FL
Brianna Taylor of Cumming, GA
Charlotte Thomas of Morganton, NC
Blake Thomas of Flower Mound, TX
Bo Thomas of Cortland, NY
Tara Thompson of Morganton, NC
Emmie Thompson of Lookout Mountain, GA
Garrett Thompson of Lookout Mountain, GA
Lily Tice of Augusta, GA
Tyler Tipton of Chatsworth, GA
Laura Scott Tomlin of Watkinsville, GA
Kelly Trumbull of Montgomery, AL
Matthew Tueller of Auburn, CA
Paul Turner of Bogart, GA
Hannah Umhau of Potomac, MD
Roy Uptain of Casper, WY
Josh Van Meerbeke of Lansdowne, PA
Isaac Van Puffelen of Savannah, GA
Mary Peyton Vardell of Midlothian, VA
Jesse Vaughan of Johns Creek, GA
Anna Verwey of Green Cove Springs, FL
Christian Emilee Vining of Birmingham, AL
Zack Walch of Norcross, GA
Kate Wall of Winfield, IL
Chase Waller of Savannah, GA
Caleb Walter of Suffolk, VA
Donnelly Warren of Estero, FL
Karis Warren of Estero, FL
Jenny Washburne of Evansville, IN
Ian Webb of Eldersburg, MD
Joe Welsh of Chesapeake, VA
Samuel West of Cornelia, GA
Alexa Whitman of Bristol, TN
Stephanie Whitner of Birmingham, AL
Jag Williams of Madiera Beach, FL
Jed Williams of Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana
Ty Wilmore of Duluth, GA
Hanna Wilt of Spring Lake, NJ
Megan Wingard of Flintstone, GA
Kaitlyn Winking of Waynesville, MO
Taylor Winking of Waynesville, MO
Sarah Womack of Hazelwood, NC
Trey Wood of Mount Juliet, TN
Gracie Woodrow of Nampula, Mozambique
Laura Workman of Greenville, SC
Sam Wos of Eureka, MO
Annalisa Yew of Charlottesville, VA
Hara Yoo of Geonggi-do, South Korea
Noeble Young of Chattanooga, TN
Gideon Yuwono of Tangerang, Indonesia
Nathaniel Zietlow of Peoria, IL

Graduate School of Education

Undergraduate Departments, Majors, Minors, Certificates, Concentrations, and Programs

Academic Certificates

  • Arts Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
  • Journalism and Society
  • Medical Ethics Consultation
  • Neuroscience
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


  • Art, 2-D Concentration 
  • Art, 3-D Concentration 
  • Art, Art History Concentration 
  • Art, Graphic Design Concentration 
  • Art, Photography Concentration 
  • Art minor
  • Art History minor

Biblical & Theological Studies

  • Biblical & Theological Studies 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies, Missions Concentration 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies minor
  • Biblical Languages minor
  • History of Christianity minor
  • Missions minor
  • Youth Ministry minor


  • Biology, Biomedical Concentration 
  • Biology, Environmental Concentration 
  • Biology, General 
  • Biology, Health Professions Concentration 
  • Biology minor


  • Business 
  • Business, Accounting Concentration 
  • Business, Finance Concentration 
  • Business, Marketing Concentration 
  • Sport Management 
  • Business minor
  • Sport Management minor


  • Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration 
  • Chemistry, General 
  • Biochemistry minor
  • Chemistry minor

Community Development

  • Community Development 
  • Community Development minor

Computer Science

  • Computer Science 
  • Computer Science minor


  • Economics 
  • Economics minor


  • Education Studies 
  • Elementary Education (P-5) 
  • Secondary Education Certifications through MAT program 
  • Education minor

Engineering 3:2 Program

  • Natural Science, Pre-Engineering Studies Concentration


  • English 
  • English, Writing Concentration 
  • English minor
  • Writing minor

Health, Wellness and Coaching

  • Coaching minor

History, Politics, and International Studies

  • History 
  • History, Art History Concentration 
  • Political Science 
  • International Studies 
  • History minor
  • Political Science minor

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations 


  • Mathematics 
  • Mathematics minor


  • Music, Church Music Concentration 
  • Music, Creative Studies Concentration 
  • Music, General Music Concentration 
  • Music, Instrumental Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Music Education (Pre-MAT) Concentration 
  • Music, Organ Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Pedagogy Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Vocal Performance Concentration 
  • Music minor


  • Philosophy 
  • Philosophy minor


  • Physics 
  • Physics minor

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law Studies 
  • Pre-Medical Studies 
  • Pre-Nursing Studies 
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 


  • Psychology 
  • Psychology minor


  • Sociology 
  • Sociology, Family Studies & Social Work Concentration 
  • Sociology minor


  • Theatre minor

World Languages

  • French 
  • Spanish 
  • French minor
  • Spanish minor