2021 Virtual Honors Day

Honors Day
Symposium

April 21, 2021


The annual Honors Day Symposium offers
all students an opportunity to share the
results of their scholarly efforts with
the Presbyterian College community.

Dr. Jackie Sumner 
Recipient of the 2020 Robert H. Freymeyer Award for Meritorious Scholarship

The Robert H. Freymeyer Award for Meritorious Scholarship is given annually to a full-time faculty member for distinguished work in research, scholarship or artistic creation. It may be awarded either for a single accomplishment or for a body of work.

Virtual Honors Day Panels

PANEL1-2021

PANEL 1

Using a Yeast Model System to Study Disorders in Humans

Moderator:
Dr. Evelyn Swain

Presenter:
Madison M Ladines
Kayla E Bramlett & Kobie J Kirven

PANEL2-2021

PANEL 2

Proteins in Health and Disease

Moderator:
Dr. Payal Ray

Presenter:
Noah D Burkett
Jessica Escobar

PANEL3-2021

PANEL 3

Biology of Sport / Paleontology

Moderator:
Dr. Mike Rischbieter

Presenter:
Kristen T Bane
Jaden M Kar-Yun Yam
Riley Swindell

PANEL4-2021

PANEL 4

Bioinformatics

Moderator:
Dr. Stuart Gordon

Presenter:
Hyland C Gonzalez
Mattie E Kennedy & Kaitlin A Roberts
Kobie J Kirven

PANEL5-2021

PANEL 5

Cancer

Moderator:
Dr. Austin Y Shull

Presenter:

Paris L Rizzo
Elayne M Benson
Sara R White

PANEL6-2021

PANEL 6

Physics

Moderator:
Dr. Chad Rodekohr

Presenter:
Marigordon R Varner
Briana L. Cody
Grace Eun-Hye Wanliss

PANEL7-2021

PANEL 7

Racial Identity and Racial Ideology

Moderator:
Dr. Terry Barr

Presenter:
Ashley Allen
Brittany Atkins
Alexander Barrus
Marley Bickley
Mary Katherine Kelly
Amber Trammell

PANEL8-2021

PANEL 8

Religion and Culture

Moderator:
Dr. Justin Brent

Presenter:
John Dover
Riley Swindell

PANEL9-2021

PANEL 9

Creative Writing and Art History

Moderator:
Dr. Robert Stutts and Dr. Laura Crary

Presenter:
Caeley Olivia Golla
Ian Grant Kent Owens
Debby Simpson Young
Sophie Rose Krist

PANEL10-2021

PANEL 10

History

Moderator:
Dr. Jackie Sumner and Dr. Rick Heiser

Presenter:
Hyland Gonzalez
Jacob Reeves Bridges
Grayson Andrew Horton
Michael Robert Malinovsky
Tanner Wilhelm

PANEL11-2021

PANEL 11

Psychology

Moderator:
Dr. Drew Brandel

Presenter:
Luca Ziegler

PANEL12-2021

PANEL 12

Political Science

Moderator:
Dr. Erin McAdams

Presenter(s):
Serina Combs

PANEL13-2021

PANEL 13

Entrepreneurs and The Environmental Effects of D1 Football

Moderator:
Dr. Tobin Turner

Presenter:
Jonas David Ha
William Bryce Weber

PANEL14-2021

PANEL 14

Sociology

Moderator:
Dr. Carla Alphonso

Presenter:
Keith Lamont Pearson, Jr.
George Ethan Williams, II.
Kristopher Jordan Evans-Williams

PANEL15-2021

PANEL 15

Education

Moderator:
Dr. Julia Wilkins

Presenter:
Vanessa Huerta
Alexandra Livingston Pouch
Shelby Lynn Allan

PANEL16-2021

PANEL 16

Pharmacy

Moderator:
Dr. Chris Farrell

Presenter:
Hailey Caswell
Rachel Kestin & Gentry Johnston

PANEL17-2021

MUSIC

Olivia Sadorf, mezzo soprano
Brendan Shaw, baritone
Aubree Price, mezzo soprano

Thank you | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

A final thank you to

Organizer:
Dr. Stefan Wiecki

Divisional Coordinators:
Dr. Kirk Nolan (Humanities)
Dr. Sarah Burns (Social Sciences)
Dr. Margo Petukh (Natural Sciences)
Dr. Katherine Hanlon (Pharmacy)

Abstract Book Editors:
Dr. Dean Thompson
Dr. Justin Brent
Stacy Dyer
and Alec Larson