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Junior Marshals Commissioned for Service during 2014-2015 Academic Year

August 21, 2014

Category: Academics, Events, Students


Fifteen students were commissioned for service as Junior Marshals by Catawba College President Brien Lewis in a ceremony held August 20th as part of Opening Convocation activities for the 2014-2015 academic year.

These Junior Marshals, who assist College Marshal David Pulliam, assure that order and dignity are observed during formal occasions of the college, including Opening Convocation, Awards Convocation, Baccalaureate, and Commencement.  Marshals also serve at the annual Service of Lessons and Carols.

Junior Marshals are chosen from the rising junior class each year based on academic excellence. The top students, by GPA, in the Day Program are selected at the beginning of the fall semester and the top in the School of Evening and Graduate Studies are selected at the end of Block 3 in the spring semester. They embody the best of Catawba College in both academic achievement and service to the College community. 

Junior Marshals from the day program for the 2014-2015 academic year include

Brooke Baumgarten of Salisbury; Riley Beck of Trinity; Heather Boyles of King; Melissa Burch of Harrisburg; Kathleen Burris of Mt. Pleasant; Ashley Everidge of Hamptonville; Holly Fuller of Panama City, Fla.; Joshua Hill of Fayetteville; Marisa Laws of Lexington; Abigail Moore of University Park, Md.; Elizabeth Renteria of Miramar, Fla.; Michael Sheehan of Wilmington; Lauren Sledd of Roanoke, Va.; Taylor Spillman of Boonville; and Brinsley Stewart of Boonville.