Virtual Honors Day

Honors Day
Symposium

April 23, 2020


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

Dr. Evelyn Swain
Recipient of the 2019 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 Program

Art & Art History | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 1

Art and Art History

Moderator:
Laura Crary

Presenter:
Haley Clare Hughes
Caroline Simons Moorman
Eron Vergera
Katherine Scott Russell
Sammy Jo Lee

Violence & Vietnam | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 2

Violence and Vietnam

Moderator:
Justin Brent

Presenter:
Julia E. Marsh
Richard Caleb Simpson
Denise Kathryn Devaney
Brandon Elledge

American Mythmaking | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 3

American Mythmaking

Moderator:
Justin Brent

Presenter:
Shannon Elena Kimbrough
Sarah Caroline Marshall
Emily Grace Price
Matthew Kyle Davis

Arab-Israeli Conflict | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 4

Arab-Israeli Conflict

Moderator:
Roy Campbell

Presenter:
Sydney Elise Ribelin
Riley Elizabeth Hemm
Cooper Raywells Short
Cole Veira

Panel 5 | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 5

Colonialism and its After Effects

Moderator:
Roy Campbell

Presenter:
Ayi Armel TeTe
Sarah Bates Myers
Andrew Mark Tezza
Emily Swanigan

Panel 6 | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 6

Women in Colonial Latin America

Moderator:
Jackie Sumner

Presenter:
Serina Combs
Thomas Zachary Davis
Kendall Elizabeth McGeorge

Panel 7 | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 7

Medicine and Religion in Colonial Latin America

Moderator:
Jackie Sumner

Presenter:
Alexis Kristine Clark
Hyland Chantal Gonzalez
Jahnnie Lynn Conner

Panel 8 | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 8

Economies of Exploitation in Colonial Latin America

Moderator:
Jackie Sumner

Presenter:
Eleanor Everett Porter
Thomas Roddey
Leason Griffith Horne

Censorship & Secession | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 9

Censorship and Secession

Moderator:
Sharon Knight

Presenter:
Alyssa Leaman
Sarah Lane Ramsbottom

Religion | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 10

Religion

Moderator:
Kirk Nolan

Presenter:
Emily Jean Green

Creative Writing | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 11

Creative Writing

Moderator:
Robert Stutts

Presenter:
Sarah Elizabeth Gastright

Entitlement, Mood Perception, & Memory | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 12

Entitlement, Mood Perception, and Memory

Moderator:
Sarah Burns

Presenter(s):
Liza Powers and Emma Roach
Madyson Glenn
Megan Jones and Brooke Stephenson

Taxes | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 13

Taxes, LGBTQ+ Issues, and Gender

Moderator:
Erin McAdams

Presenter:
Russ Hightower
Emily Green
Shannon Kimbrough

Panel 14 | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 14

Using a Yeast Model System to Study Disorders in Humans

Moderator:
Evelyn Swain

Presenter:
Tannor Allen Byrd
Ricardo Hernandez

Biology Disease | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 15

Biology of Disease

Moderator:
Austin Shull

Presenter:
Shelby Michelle Baker
Emma V. Gray

Dendrology | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 16

Dendrology

Moderator:
Mike Rischbieter

Presenter:
Sharmila Samuel
Adrianna L Cody

Fish Embryology & Gut Microbiomes | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 17

Fish Embryology and Gut Microbiomes

Moderator:
Payal Ray

Presenter:
Corinne Elizabeth Gillion
Janetta Kitchko

Physics | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 18

Physics

Moderator:
Eli Owens

Presenter(s):
Harrison Harper Fisher
Preston Robinette, Emily Mitchell, and Andrew Ellis
Alyssa Christine Leaman
Briana Cody

Pharmacy | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

PANEL 19

Pharmacy

Moderator:
Wei Lei

Presenter:
Amanda Smith

Poster Presentations | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Presenter(s):
Kobie Josh Kirven
Preston K. Robinette
Manali Patel and Marianne Vandiver
Nicholas J.M. Quatraro

Music | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

MUSIC

Dawson Burroughs, flute
Student of Professor Roya Farzaneh

Patrick Leonard, piano
Student of Dr. Karen Buckland

Harris Banks, cello
Student of Dr. Richard Thomas

Senior Art Exhibit | Virtual Honors Day 2020 | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

SENIOR ART EXHIBITION

Lori Hart
graduating Art major

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 Editor:
Dr. Latha Gearheart