Best Wishes to Our Graduating Students!

May 22, 2017 / By: St. Thomas English Department
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The English Department congratulates those majors and minors who graduated with either a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Master of Arts in English degree this Spring! We wish our graduates all the best for their future!

B.A. in English Majors
Meghan Heitkamp
Letizia Mariani
Claire Rossez
Sheila Statz

B.A. in English with a Creative Writing Emphasis Majors
Kathryn Ballalatak
Benjamin Bassier
Michael Best
Margaret Dalsin
Carlee Diedrich
Noura Elmanssy
Sarah Jensen
Paul Rousseau
Jonathan Santos
Lauren Schaffran

B.A. in English with Secondary Education Majors
Rachel Morris
Maura Shea
Gabrielle Wayland

English Minors
MacKenzie Burke
Emily Coon
Emily Grondahl
Emily Holscher
Daniel Sauro
Lauren Tormanen

Of the students listed above, several are graduating with Latin Honors. Six are receiving summa cum laude, six are receiving magna cum laude, and four are receiving cum laude. A special congratulations to all of our Latin honors recipients!

M.A. in English
Lodanne Assad
M.A. Essay Title: "An Ethnographic Experience of the Iranian Revolution"

Jeremiah Davis
M.A. Essay Title: "Transformation Location: How Gurhiac of Mercia Became a Desert Father"

Angela Drennen
M.A. Essay Title: "The Reality of Being a Magical Girl: Madoka Magica's Empowerment through Subversion"

Kristine Putz
M.A. Essay Title: "A Teacher's Guide to Selecting and Teaching a Text in Translation"

Mercedes Sheldon
M.A. Essay Title: "'An Adventuress I would Be': Delineating Modern Womanhood through Miss Cayley's Adventures in the Strand Magazine"

John Vanoverbeke
M.A. Essay Title: "Thoreau, Blood Meridian, and the Myth of the Gunslinger"

Chelcy Walker
M.A. Essay Title: "L.T. Meade, the Femme Fatale, and the Fin de Siècle Literary Marketplace"

Linda Wetherall
M.A. Essay Title: "A Critical Edition of Amy Levy's 'Sokratics in the Strand'"