UPDATE: The Piedmont Exedra celebrates college graduates of 2020

The list below has been updated with additional graduates.
(Are we missing someone? Please email us at news@piedmontexedra.com and we will add your graduate to the list.)

Congratulations to the college Class of 2020! Graduating into a global pandemic was surely not part of your plan, and we applaud you for completing your studies under extraordinary circumstances.

Jack Adams
Bucknell University
Philosophy and Legal Studies

Connor Addiego
Pitzer College
Mathematical Economics
Pomona-Pitzer Football Team Captain, First Team – Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Offensive Lineman of the Year 2018 and 2019, Scholar Athlete Award and Sagehen Leadership Council

Meredith Aebi
Boston University
College of Communication, Bachelor of Science, Film and Televsion
Cum Laude

Stuart Ashford
Whitman College
Politics (minor in Japanese)

Lloyd Ashton
University of California, Berkeley
Society & Environment

Shannon Baack
University of Washington
Public Health
Graduating with Honors

Post-graduation plans: University of Minnesota – Master of Public Health in Epidemiology

Oli Bogle
The Evergreen State College
United States History

Nicole Bilorusky
University of California, Berkeley
Social Welfare
BA, Highest Distinction, College of Letters and Sciences and Honors, Social Welfare; 2018-19 Cal Alumni Leadership Scholarship; Phi Beta Kappa; Member, Delta Xi Phi sorority

Post-graduation plans: Pursuing Master’s in Psychology toward California Marriage and Family Therapy License, at the Western Institute for Social Research (WISR), Berkeley

Harrison Bouch
Southern Methodist University
Economics/Financial Applications

Analisa Bublitz
Westmont College
Psychology/Computer Science

Post-graduation plans: Psychology PhD

Landon Campbell
DePaul University
College of Communications
VP of DePaul University Student Body; internships at Chicago Tribune, Motorola Solutions, Adelman & Gettleman LTD, and Cameo; Social Chair of Phi Kappa Psi – IL Zeta

Post-graduation plans: Motorola Solutions (Downtown Chicago Headquarters)

Joseph Chan
University of California, Berkeley
Nutritional Science and Chinese

Derek Cheung
California State University, San Francisco
Communication Studies with emphasis in Asian American Studies
Summa Cum Laude, Communication Studies Undergraduate Honoree for 2020, Senior Honors in the College of Liberal and Creative Arts, President’s Leadership Fellow, Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Fraternity, Dean’s List all four years

Lorenzo Chiodo
University of Washington
Communications
Member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity; intramural champion for Soccer; 3 times Dean’s List (GPA of 3.5 or greater in a quarter)

Post-graduation plans: Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate program at Samuel Merritt University

Drew Collins
Bates College
Philosophy
Acapella and lacrosse

Bannon Crowley
Oregon State University
Business Management And Business Administration (Minor in Family Business)

Megan Deutsche
University of Oregon
Human Physiology (minor in Chemistry)
Played Womens Rugby for University of Oregon (3 years)

Post-graduation plans: graduate school

Elie Docter
New York University
Scatological Humor
Dean’s List all four years; Head Editor of Plague Humor Magazine; Writers’ Research Intern on Saturday Night Live

Hana Elabed
McGill University
Political science

Tyler Joseph Ellis
University of Southern California
Theatre
Magna Cum Laude, USC School of Dramatic Arts John Blankenchip/William C. White Award

Post-graduation plans: Staying in LA to work as a professional actor

Benjamin Fung
University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts

August Gilbert
University of California, Santa Barbara
Political Science

Yael Gordon
University of Glasgow, UK
Sociology

Post-graduation plans: Travel the world post-COVID 19

Malorie Han
Northwestern University
Communications
NCAA All-American swimmer, BIG10 scholar athlete, BIG10 sportsmanship award

Post-graduation plans: Living the life in NYC

Evan Hanke
New York University
Music Technology (minor in Computer Science and Studio Art)

Alex Harrison
Occidental College
Philosophy

Megan Hong
University of California, Davis
Animal Science

Jennifer Hosler
University of Pennsylvania
Systems Science and Engineering

Post-graduation plans: Digital analyst at Red Ventures in Charlotte, NC

Oliver Hsu
Rhode Island School of Design
Industrial Design

Saam Niami Jalinous Wesleyan University English Literature; Social, Critical, Cultural Theory MinorGraduate Center for the Humanities Senior Fellow, Founder of Wesleyan Artifex Literary Magazine, Honors Thesis Writer

Julia Kelly
Barnard College
English
Columbia University Exceptional Leadership Award

Post-graduation plans: working in NYC

Sutter Kraetzer
Northeastern University
History (concentration in Medicine, Bioethics, and Epidemiology)
Northeastern Club Water Polo, Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority

Mika Lee
New York University
Studio Art

Nate Levinson
Macalester College
Economics (minor in Philosophy)
Dean’s List; four years on the baseball team

Eliza Lucas
Colgate University
Computer Science, Applied Mathematics
Dean’s List; Research Assistant; Women in CS (President); Colgate Resolutions A Cappella Group (President); Gamma Phi Beta; AIT Budapest study abroad

Post-graduation plans: Incoming Technology Consultant at EY in NYC

Dylan McBirney
University of California, Santa Barbara
Communications

Audrey Meyersieck
Marquette University
Education Studies & Communications (minor in Psychology)
Marquette Humanities Conference Speaker

Post-graduation plans: Americorps Service Year, Chicago

Daria Mohazab
University of Southern California
Communication
Graduating with magna cum laude, coach for special Olympics, alpha delta phi sorority

Andrew Newcomb
University of California, Santa Cruz
Computer Science

Tess Olcott
Pitzer College
Sociology
Honors, Deans List all 4 years

Jackson Parker
University of California, Santa Cruz
Business and Managerial Economics, emphasis in Finance
Dean’s Honors List Recipient all 4 years, Financial Accounting Teaching Assistant, CMA Scholarship Recipient, UCSC Men’s Club Soccer Treasurer, and UCSC Sports Club Financial Advisor

Post-graduation plans: Looking for employment opportunities in the Bay Area but open to opportunities elsewhere

Ricky Peters
Southern Methodist University
Business finance

Post-graduation plans: Masters of Finance at SMU

Calvin Polvorosa
Denison University
Biology and Environmental Studies
Award for Academic Excellence

Post-grad plans: Grad School

Jasmine Qi
University of Southern California
Aerospace Engineering

Sophie Reynolds
Cornell University
Biology
Honors research thesis in Immunology

James Roach
University of Southern California
Psychology

Maria Rogers
Princeton University
Economics

Jacqueline Roland
Pitzer College
Organizational Studies
Pomona-Pitzer Volleyball team (4 years), Scholar Athlete, Fellow with the Robert Redford Conservancy for Environmental Sustainability

Henry Rood
University of California, San Diego
Urban Studies and Planning
UCSD Warren Scholars Essay Contest First Place (2017); Community and Mobility Analysis Intern, UCSD Transportation Services; Tutor, UCSD Analytical Writing program

Post-graduation plans: Seeking employment in urban planning and transportation

Laurel Rosenbaum
Tulane University
BA: English with a Marketing Minor
Dean’s List, Magna Cum Laude, Tulane Ambassador

Post-graduation:  ThredUp, Oakland: Influencer Marketing Coordinator

Mingwei Samuel
University of California, Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Post-graduation plans: 5th year MS at UC Berkeley

Isabella Sassi
University of Puget Sound
Math and economics
Vice President of undergraduate women in economics. Member of phi Eta sigma honors fraternity

Post-graduation plans: Moving to Seattle

Emma Seevak
Harvard University
Sociology

Post-graduation plans: Medical School

Cate Selna
Occidental College
Music Production, Vocal Performance

Christina Sieben
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Media and Society
HWS eco rep, William Smith club soccer, Deans List, Helen Heath scholar, vice president of the Nu Omega chapter of Lambda Pi Eta at HWS (National Communication Association Honor Society)

Sierra Singer
Loyola Marymount University
International Relations and Sociology

Post-graduation plans: Staying in Los Angeles and pursuing a career in corporate immigration law

Maret Sotkiewicz
Tulane University
Marketing, Sociology, and Legal Studies
Dean’s List, member of Alpha Kappa Psi (business fraternity: Pledge Class President, Pledge Instructor, Brotherhood Chair, Professional Chair), First Place Winner of the A.B. Freeman School of Business Senior Capstone competition, studied abroad at Bocconi University in Milan, Swim 4 Success PR Chair

Post-graduation plans: Full-time job at LinkedIn (Business Leadership Program) in San Francisco

Teddy Staley
University of Southern California
Communications
Cum Laude

Post-graduation plans: Would hope to move to New York City but may end up on the west coast

Nate Stephens
University Nevada Reno
Criminal Justice
Post graduate plans: Once hiring freeze is lifted due to COVID-19 starting the police academy hopefully Jan. 2021 in Reno.

Makena Stone
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Psychology
Member of Chi Omega Sorority; Executive Board member for UMass For The Kids

Post-graduation plans: Graduated in January; working in Boston, recruiting for a tech startup

Maeve Steele Sullivan
Vanderbilt University
Creative Writing/English
Honors and Dean’s list, four years

Post Grad Plans:  Singer Songwriter

Maryse Suppiger
Columbia University
Environmental Biology and History
4-year member of women’s rowing team

Olivier Suter-Ternynck California College of the Arts Industrial Design

Ian Taylor
Harvey Mudd College
Math & Computer Science

Jordan Torio
University of California, Berkeley
Media Studies

Claire Valva
University of Chicago
Geophysical Sciences and Mathematics
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, Captain and President of Water Polo Team, Dean’s List and Honors in both Majors

Post-graduation plans: PhD program in Mathematics and Atmosphere and Ocean Science at the Courant Institute of Mathematics

Kira Wang
Duke University
Psychology (minors in Biology and Chemistry)
Summa Cum Laude, graduation with departmental distinction

Post-graduation plans: Close Concerns, San Francisco

Nick Whitaker
Brown Univeristy
Philosophy
Highest Departmental Honors; Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Society; Captain, Brown Ski Team; Founder and director, Brown Effective Altruism Initiative

Post-graduation plans: Working as a managing editor of a journal

Nicholas Wiesbrock
University Of Illinois
Industrial Engineering

Genevieve (Genna) Williamson
Syracuse University
Marketing and Entrepreneurship (The Whitman School of Business)
Delta Phi Epsilon

Post-graduation plans: Full-time work

Katie Yu
Colgate University
Sociology
Founder & President of Dumpling Club, Gamma Phi Beta member, Senior Intern for the Office of Admission


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