Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Class of 2008

Dane Boston '08

Dane Boston is a senior English major with a concentration in poverty and human capability studies. A member of W&L's Bonner Leader program, he is actively involved in community service, particularly with the Magnolia Center, a day program for developmentally-disabled adults in nearby Buena Vista, Va. He plans to pursue a Master of Divinity degree and go on to be ordained in the Episcopal church following his graduation in June 2008.

Nicole Conkling '08

Nicole Conkling is a senior biology and studio art major from Ossining, N.Y. She is the captain of the cheerleading squad and musical director of General Admission, a co-ed a cappella group on campus, as well as a member of the University Chamber Singers. A recipient of one of W&L's inaugural Student Summer Independent Research grants, she is currently at work on an honors thesis in the form of a sculptural installation that bridges her interests in art and biology.

Will Chamberlin '08

Will Chamberlin is a senior business administration major from West Windsor, N.J. A founding member of Aduro, W&L's student advertising agency, he plans to pursue a career in consumer marketing at Conde Nast in New York City following his graduation in June 2008.

Mary Childs '08

Mary Childs is a senior business journalism major from Charlottesville, Va. An accomplished artist, she is the recipient of a 2008-09 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to spend a year abroad studying the topography of land through portraiture. Her project, "The Eye of the Beholder: The Cartography of Faces," will take her to France, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, China, Brazil and Morocco.

Margaret Elkins '08

Margaret Elkins is a senior economics major from Houston, Texas. Active in student government at W&L, she is the former secretary of the Executive Committee of the student body, and currently serves as student chair of the Student-Faculty Hearing Board. She is also involved in a number of community service projects on and off campus.

Bonnie Fay '08

A senior biology major with concentrations in poverty studies and environmental studies, Bonnie Fay is a member of W&L's Student Environmental Action League and the Compost Crew, among other activities. A native of New Orleans, she hopes to attend veterinary school following her graduation from W&L this spring.

Aaron Fulk '08

Aaron Fulk is a senior English major from Oceanside, Calif. A member of the varsity football and baseball teams, he has been a volunteer teacher at a local preschool and high school and is involved in sports broadcasting on the campus radio station, WLUR-FM. He will work in the W&L admissions office following his graduation in June 2008.

Logan Gibson '08

Logan Gibson is a senior politics major with a concentration in poverty studies. Sbe is actively involved in student life at W&L, serving as co-chair of the Contact Speakers Committee, speakers chair of the 2008 Mock Convention and vice president of Omicron Delta Kappa, among other groups.

Allison Gockley '08

A philosophy/pre-med major from Pittsburgh, Penn., Allison Gockley is a member of the 2008 ODAC Championship women's lacrosse team. Having interned for the last three summers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, she plans to attend medical school following her graduation from W&L in June 2008.

P. Jameson Graber '08

Jameson Graber is a senior math and physics major from Arlington, TX. Active in W&L's Students For Life organization as well as Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, Reformed University Fellowship and the Joyful Noise Gospel Choir, he will pursue a Ph.D. in mathematics at the University of Virginia following his graduation from W&L in June.

Adam Hockensmith '08

Adam Hockensmith is a philosophy and politics major from Hagerstown, Md. A dorm counselor and varsity wrestler, he is active in several political and groups, as well as the W&L chapter of Hillel. Following his graduation in June 2008, he plans to teach English in Japan before heading to law school to pursue a career in legal academia.

Katie Huffman '08

Katie Huffman is a senior geology and environmental studies major from Poca, W. Va. A member of W&L's Outing Club and Student Environmental Action League, she plans to continue her work at the Bureau of Land Management as a natural resource/GIS specialist following her graduation this spring.

Lauran Paten Hughes '08

A senior theater and French major with a concentration in poverty studies, Paten Hughes is actively involved in theater and women's issues on campus. She has been involved in 20 theater productions and three films on- and off-campus during her four years at W&L, and spent the last two summers studying and teaching acting. The Richmond, Va., native plans to pursue a career in the field following her graduation from W&L in June.

Bill Larson '08

Bill Larson is a senior politics major from Wilmington, Del. The captain on W&L's Mock Trial team, he is involved in a number of activities on campus, including Mock Convention, One in Four, the Gender Relations Committee and Catholic Campus Ministry. He plans to attend W&L Law in the fall.

Wesley Little '08

Wesley Little is a senior economics major from Austin, Texas. The political chair for W&L's quadrennial student-run Mock Convention, he writes a political column for several newspapers in Virginia and Texas, and hopes to work as a campaign manager or political consultant following his graduation in June 2008.

Andy McEnroe '08

Andy McEnroe is a senior politics and economics major from Hockessin, Del. A varsity baseball player, he is involved both in playing and broadcasting W&L sports on the campus radio station, as well as coaching a youth football team in Rockbridge County. He will pursue a career in investment banking following his graduation in June 2008.

Tim McGlaston '08

Tim McGlaston is a senior biology major from Attleboro, Mass. A co-captain of the varsity swim team, he is the quintessential student athlete at W&L, having performed clinical research at a number of respected institutions during the past three summers. He plans to attend Harvard Medical School in the fall.

Quiana McKenzie '08

Quiana McKenzie is a senior with an independent major in American Government and Society and a concentration in poverty studies. After completing a spring term in Washington, D.C. with W&L's Washington Term program, she was named a 2007 DMI Scholar by the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy. She plans to pursue a career in public service after graduation.

Rohan Poojara '08

Rohan Poojara is a senior from Mumbai, India, majoring in business administration and economics. A contributor to the highly regarded business blog footnoted.org, he plans to pursue a career in investment banking, and eventually, an MBA.

Steven Rivoir '08

Steven Rivoir is a senior business administration major from Scottsdale, Ariz. A member of W&L's track and cross-country teams, he was named a Class of 2008 Kemper Scholar.

Lauren Sapikowski '08

Lauren Sapikowski is a senior theater and art history major from Chapel Hill, N.C. A member of W&L's Mindbending Productions student theater group, she traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland with a group of W&L students to perform in the Festival Fringe in Summer 2006. She plans to pursue a master's degree in contemporary art at the Sotheby's Institute for Art in London next fall.

Neil Sheaffer '08

Neil Sheaffer is a senior Russian area studies and European history major from Plantation, Fla. He is head dormitory counselor, co-chair of the Contact committee and Michigan State Chair for the 2008 Democratic Mock Convention. He is also active in sports broadcasting on W&L's campus radio station, WLUR-FM, and plans to spend the year following his graduation as an intern with NBC Sports.

Kate Shellnutt '08

Kate Shellnutt is a senior religion and print journalism major from Virginia Beach, Va. A former intern at the Virginian-Pilot newspaper in Norfolk and Bloomberg News in Washington, D.C., she plans to pursue a masters degree at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism following her graduation this spring.

Alice Shih '08

Alice Shih is a senior economics major with a concentration in poverty studies from Austin, Texas. A member of the varsity equestrian team and the Repertory Dance Company, she is active in W&L's Campus Kitchen, which repackages unserved food from W&L’s dining services and other donated goods into nutritious meals for the hungry of Rockbridge County.

Chun-Yi Sum '08

Chun-Yi Sum is a senior sociology and anthropology major from Hong Kong. The recipient of a 2007 Student Summer Independent Research grant, she has studied on six continents during her time at Washington and Lee. She plans to pursue a graduate degree in cultural anthropology.

Sarah Tilbor '08

Sarah Tilbor is a senior environmental studies major from West Simsbury, Conn. An avid camper and hiker, she has been active in the Appalachian Adventure pre-orientation trips, both as a participant and trip leader. She was also a captain of W&L's women's lacrosse team, which captured its fifth-straight ODAC championship in 2008. She plans to pursue a career as an environmental consultant following her graduation from W&L in June 2008.

Rebecca Timmis '08

Rebecca Timmis is a senior business administration major from Peachtree City, Ga. A member of W&L's national championship-winning women's tennis team, she is the executive director of Washington and Lee Student Consulting, a student-managed organization created to provide pro bono consulting services to business and community organizations.

Lauren Travis '08

Lauren Travis is a senior business administration major who plans to go into advertising after graduation. She is the president of W&L's Panhellenic Council, head account planner for the student advertising organization Aduro, director of development for the campus radio station WLUR and memorabilia chair for the 2008 Mock Convention

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