Congratulations Seniors

This page celebrates the successes of J.N. Andrews Honors seniors who are graduating and moving on to new challenges.

2014–2015 slideshow

2013–2014 slideshow

2012–2013 slideshow
2011–2012 slideshow
 

2014–2015

Kristen Abraham, Music Major
Graduated spring 2015

Johnny Ahn, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Georgia Medical College (received 100% scholarship)

Abigail Arkunsinski, Visual Art Major, Fine Art Concentration
Along with her husband, Jeanmark Kessler, Abigail will be moving to a post in ministry and establishing her studio

Afia Asamoah, Political Science & Music Double Major, Community and International Development Minor
Plans to continue graduate studies in Community and International Development at Andrews University in fall 2015 

Tiffany Bailey, Psychology Major, Advocacy of Public Policy Minor
Plans to continue graduate studies in Community and International Development at Andrews University in fall 2015

Khelsea Bauer, Management: International Business and Languages & Spanish for International Trade Double Major
Hired by Adventist Health Systems in Florida for three-year general management residency; applying to Crummer Graduate School of Business-Rollins College; will work at pursuing MBA

Kylynda Bauer, Biology & Music Double Major, Biomedical Concentration
Will commence PhD in microbiology at University of British Columbia in fall 2015; accepted to University of California, San Francisco, University of Chicago, Duke University

Nathan Berglund, English Major, Writing Concentration, Minor in Business Administration
Plans on moving with his wife Winnie to Puyallup, Washington

Subira Brown, Biology Major, Community and International Development and Chemistry Minors
Graduated May 2015

Paola Caceres, Psychology Major, Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration, French Minor
Plans to study abroad in France and graduate in May 2015

Ilana Cady, Music Performance Major
Pursuing master's degree at Longy School of Music at Bard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Allie Chacko, Biology Major
Graduated May 2015; accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Cassandra Chlevin, Psychology Major
Graduated May 2015; plans to spend the summer volunteering at a day camp for preschoolers and spend the coming year in Chicago working

Alyson Drew, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration, Religion & Chemistry Minors
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Givan Hinds, History Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Public Health Global Health MPH Program; Master of Arts in curriculum and instruction at Andrews University

Taylor Huffman, Animal Science Major, Pre-Veterinarian Medicine
Will finish degree at Andrews University and then apply to veterinary school

John Irvine, English Major, Literature Concentration
Plans to join the Royal Air Force and later attend law school

Luke Kang, Biology Major, Chemistry Minor
Graduated December 2014

Yoona Kang, Animal Science Major, Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Jeanmark Kessler, Theology & Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Double Major
Pursuing MDiv at the Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary

Patrick Knighton, Biology Major, Chemistry Minor
Plans to take a gap year and then apply to medical or graduate school

Anna Kwon, Biology Major, Chemistry Minor
Graduated December 2014

Charles Lee, English Major, Literature Concentration
Plans on taking a gap year

James Magbauna, Engineering Major, Mechanical Engineering
Graduated May 2015

Michael VanderWaal, Psychology Major, Spanish Minor
Graduated May 2015

Michael Momohara, Music Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Andre Moncrieff, Music Major, Biology Concentration in Zoology
PhD candidate at Louisiana State University; working in a lab at the LSU Museum of Natural History that specializes in Neotropical birds

Megan Reed, Marketing Major
Assistant brand manager for Nutella at Ferrero Company

Melodie Roschman, Journalism and English Double Major
Accepted to MA in English Literature programs at: University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, McMaster University, University of St. Andrews, University of London, University of Washington, Oxford University

Olivia Ruiz-Knott, Religion and Communication Double Major
Plans to move to Boston to do communication and Bible work for the Southern New England Conference and a ministry called "Compassion Boston"

Seth Stacey, Biochemistry Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

Nelson Starkey, Biology Major, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Andrew Stewart, Biology Major, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Kyungje Sung, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Rosanne Thornhill, Biochemistry Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Doug Van Putten, Biology Major, Chemistry Minor
Plans on taking a gap year to shadow, travel and do mission work around the world

WayAnne Watson, Music Major
Plans on teaching at Taiwan Adventist Academy for a year; accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Joyce Yoon, Communication Major, Business Administration Minor
Plans to take a gap year to travel and complete an internship in Los Angeles, Chicago or Washington, D.C.

 

2013–2014

Johnathon Ahn, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Jordan Arellano, English Major, Literature Concentration, French Minor
Plans to travel abroad during the summer

Clifford Allen, History Major
Accepted to the University of Chicago to pursue an interdisciplinary master's degree in social sciences

Kristen Bishop, Psychology Major, Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Nathalie Borges, Behavioral Neuroscience Major, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Andrews University Physical Therapy Program

Erica Bradfield, Behavioral Science and French Studies Major, Visual Art Minor
Plans to work at Timber Ridge Camp over the summer and them work at Oshkosh Camporee

Paola Caceres, Psychology Major, Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration, French Minor
Plans to study abroad in France and then graduate in May 2015

Ilana Cady, Music Performance, Piano
Will finish with bachelor's degree at Andrews

Matthew Chacko, English and Biology Double Majors, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to MA in English at Syracuse University, Georgetown, Villanova, University of Washington, Washington State, University of Oregon, Ball State, Kent State, Fordham University, University of Kansas and Rutgers-Camden. Will attend Syracuse University for MA in English with full funding.

Kristin Chung, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Stephen Erich, International Business Major
Graduates May 2014

Philip Giddings, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda School of Medicine

Givan Hinds, Pre-Physical Therapy, Fitness Education Minor
Accepted to MPH Program at Loma Linda University

Eliana Iller, Psychology and Spanish for Translation Major
Will work as an intern next year and then apply to PhD programs in clinical psychology

Michelle Imperio, Nutrition Science Major, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

John Irvine, English Major, Literature Concentration
Plans to join the Royal Air Force and later attend law school

Mark Joslin, English Major, Writing Concentration, History Minor
Accepted to law school at Michigan State University (with substantial funding)

Jamie Kim, Biology Major, Neuroscience Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

Travis King, Dietetics Major
Will serve as a Dietetic Intern at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI

Chelsea Lake, Music Major
Plans to attend graduate school in music history

Christine Lee, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Lynda Lee, Art Major, Visual Art Concentration, Pre-Dent, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

Kirk Maynard, Visual Arts Education Major, Secondary Certification

Ivan Ruiz, Visual Communication Major, Graphic Design Emphasis
Will work as a graphic designer at Thesis, Inc. 

Jacina Shultz, English Major, Writing Concentration, Mathematics Minor
Plans to pursue theology on the master's and doctoral level, aiming to ultimately teach at the college level

Cheryl Simpson, Psychology Major, Portuguese Minor
Will work as an administrative assistant in the MA Religion program at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary

Samantha Snelling, Physics and Mathematics Double Major
Plans to work as a contract teacher in the Department of Physics while applying to graduate schools

Allegra Stennett, International Business and French Studies Major
Plans to work as a corporate and investment bank analyst at J.P. Morgan

Kyungje Sung, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

David Thomas, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Erik Thordarson, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Ross Trecartin, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Kathleen Wilson, English Major, Literature Concentration
Plans to do ESL instruction in Korea

Tyler Yasa, Business Administration Major
Currently serving as district manager at the South Bend Vector Marketing Corporation

2012–2013

John Ahn, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration, Chemistry Minor
Plans to attend medical school

Christian Bacchiocci, English Major, Writing Emphasis, Psychology Minor
Employed as a freelance writer for Lakeland Hospital's marketing department. Currently in charge of the monthly interdepartmental newsletter. Plans to take a year off to finish writing his novel, currently engaged in talks with a publisher in New York. Applying to graduate schools for the 2014–2015 school year where he intends to pursue a degree in creative writing

Lacey Barroso, Behavioral Science Major, Anthropology Concentration, History Minor
Hired as a development officer for the Studebaker Museum, South Bend, Indiana

Laurel Beedle, English Major, Writing Emphasis, History Minor
Plans to attend graduate school after working for a few years

2011–2012

Carolyn Davis, English Major
Accepted to MA English program at State University of New York, Buffalo

Daniel Antonio Colon Hidalgo, Biology Major (Biomedical Concentration)
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Jonathan Koch, English and Political Science Double Majors
Accepted to law school at Georgetown University, University of Notre Dame and the College of William and Mary. Accepted and granted a scholarship to attend law school at University of Michigan. Accepted with full scholarships to University of Indiana and University of Minnesota law schools.

Aleksandra Kozlova-Harris, Biology Major (Neuroscience Concentration)
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Lauren Martin, Biology (Neurobiology Concentration) and French Double Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Northwestern University Medical School

Carrie Mesiar, Animal Science Major (Pre-Veterinary Medicine Concentration)
Accepted to veterinary school at the University of Oregon and the University of Wisconsin, Madison

Elena Milosavljevic, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Amy Nadane, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration
Accepted to veterinary school at Michigan State University

Melissa McCormick, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Elena Milosavljevic, Biology Major, Biomedical Concentration
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Catherine Tetz, English and Music Major
Accepted to an MA English program at Washington State University with a teaching assistantship providing full funding.
Accepted to an MA English program at Kent State University.

2010–2011

Gretchen Bell, Biology and English Majors
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Tyler Bodi, Political Science and Math Majors
Plans to be a student missionary in Ukraine and to attend law school

Celena Cameron, Biochemistry Major
Accepted to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts and Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California and planning to attend pharmacy school next year

Jonathan Ford, Engineering Major, Electrical Engineering and Computer Emphasis
Plans to work for Lockheed Martin, Moorestown, New Jersey

Maurice Hardy, Biology Major
Accepted to Howard University Medical School and Loma Linda University Medical School. Plans to attend medical school next year.  

Andrew Hoff, Physics Major
Accepted into the PhD program in Material Sciences at Caltech, Northwestern, and University of California San Diego, with a full scholarship at Northwestern University. Will be attending Caltech.

Denny Hong, Music Performance Major
Accepted into Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, Loyola University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan

Chelsea Grimstad, Animal Science Major
Accepted into the BVetMed program at the Royal Veterinary College, London, England

Sharon Jang, Biochemistry Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, California

Brianna Johnson, Psychology Major
Plans to attend graduate school

Jean Lemeau, Engineering Major, Electrical Engineering and Computer Emphasis, Mathematical Studies
Job offer at Arnold-Hanafin Corporation

Jason Miller, Psychology and Political Science Majors
Plans to work at a graduate internship in Congress

Sandra Prieto, Engineering Major, Electrical Engineering and Computer Emphasis
Plans to go to an SDA institute in Korea to teach English, and attending university in central Florida in fall 2012

Ashley Raethel, Psychology Major
Accepted into the Master of Public Health program at Columbia University, New York, NY, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., the University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and for a Master of Health Science program at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Will be attending Johns Hopkins University in the fall.

Eric Scott, Computer Science and Mathematics Major
Accepted to a PhD program in computer science at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, George Mason University, Washington, D.C., and to a PhD program in Informatics at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Plans to attend George Mason University next year.

Brent Sherwin, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Gaetan Tchamba, Biology Major
Plans to continue previous research with Dr. Murray and to publish research 

Lisa Thompson, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Jiseung Yoon, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

2009–2010

Kendra Anderson, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Bettina Charles, Behavioral Science Major with Emphasis in Public Health
Will be teaching English next year in Korea

Myles Compton, English Major
Accepted to law school at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

Jaime Cosme, Communication and Spanish Majors
Will be teaching English through the SDA Language Institute in South Korea for one year

Michelle Evans, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Nigel Gillespie, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Casey Graves, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California and Wayne State University Medical School, and will be attending Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

Naomi Jackson, Music Major
Offered a position with VIDA Honduras, a self-supporting SDA mission project 

Kellee Krautwurst, Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Major
Accepted to MS program in Speech-Language Pathology at Wayne State University, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University and Northwestern University. Plans to attend Western Michigan University.

Christianna Markovic,  Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

John-Philip Markovic, Spanish Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Libby Megna, Biology Major
Accepted to the MS in biology at Andrews University.

Daniel Moskala, Mathematics and Economics Majors
Accepted a position as associate actuarial analyst at Auto-Owners Insurance in Lansing, Michigan

Abby Potts, English Major
Accepted to University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts for an MFA in Film and Television Production

Shastin Purvis, Biology Major
Accepted to Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota and Loma Linda University School of Medicine, and will be attending Mayo Medical School.

Floribeth Rivera, Psychology Major
Accepted to Soma Institute, Chicago, Illinois

Jasmine Saunders, Behavioral Science Major, Emphasis in Anthropology
Will be working at Americorp in 2011

Zenika Simons, International Business and Spanish Majors
Accepted to University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, Lancashire, UK, and University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK. Will be attending University of Nottingham for Supply Chain and Operations Management.

2008–2009

Keiko Andress, English Major
Accepted to Law School at Ohio State University

David Bouzy, Accounting Major
Will be working as an assistant staff auditor at the General Conference Auditing Service in Columbia, Maryland

Eun Jin Choi, English Major
Accepted to Law School at George Washington, Boston University, Fordham University, University of California, Hastings College and Loyola University

Ryan Choi, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Alaina Elder-Correa, English Major
Will be marrying Rodrigo Correa (AU, DPT 2007) on June 7, 2009. Accepted to to the MA in English for TESOL program at Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland.

Marjolynne Espeleta, Communication and Music Major
Will be teaching English to preschool students at the Taiwan Adventist International School

Andrew Gerard, Behavioral Sciences Major, Concentration Anthropology
Accepted to George Washington University (for a master's in anthropology for international development), and Georgetown University and the University of Chicago (for a master's in public policy)

Jose Gonzalez, Political Science Major
Accepted to Law School at Michigan State University

Jeffery Habenicht, Psychology Major
Accepted to Georgetown Univeristy Law  School and University of Virginia Law and to Harvard University Law School

Brian Ibanez, Economics and Mathematics Majors
Will be pursuing a PhD in economics at Boston University. He plans to specialize in development economics, focusing on the improvement of the standard of living in developing nations.

Sereres Johnston, Physics Major
Accepted to graduate study at University of Massachusetts and Carnegie Mellon

Chabu Kashito, Engineering Major
Offered a job as Manufacturing Engineer with Stryker Instruments in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Kristin Lee, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Alana Lewis, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Melissa Magsipoc, Biology Major
Accepted to Dental School at Loma Linda University 

Brenden Matus, Biochemistry Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Bonnie McLean, English and History Majors
Accepted to the MA in English program at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Christelle Miot, Clinical Laboratory Science Major
Working as a full-time medical laboratory scientist at the South Bend Medical Foundation in Indiana

Robert Moncrieff, English Major
Accepted into the prestigious University of Texas Shakespeare at Winedale summer program, Austin, Texas

Anna Park, English Major
Accepted to Law School at Ohio State University, University of Virginia

Brianna Payne, Biology Major
Accepted to the master's program in biology at Andrews University

Pharez Rolle, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Katie Van Arsdale, English Major
Accepted to the University of Pittsburgh (MS in Library Science), the University of Missouri (MS in Library and Information Sciences), George Washington University (MA in Museum Studies), and the Catholic University of America (MA in History and MS in Library Science).

Sulare Telford, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Major
Accepted to the MS in Speech-Language Pathology at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Nicole Van Allen, Biology Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Jonathan VanOrnam, Biophysics Major
Accepted to Loma Linda University School of Medicine