SALISBURY – Fifteen students were commissioned for service as Junior Marshals by Catawba College President Brien Lewis in a ceremony held Wednesday, August 28 in the Hurley Room of the Cannon Student Center.
These Junior Marshals, who assist College Marshal David Pulliam, assure that order and dignity are observed during formal occasions of the college, including Opening Convocation, Awards Convocation, Baccalaureate, and Commencement. Marshals also serve at the annual Service of Lessons and Carols.
Junior Marshals are chosen from the rising junior class each year based on academic excellence. The top students, by GPA, in the Day Program are selected at the beginning of the fall semester and the top in the School of Evening and Graduate Studies are selected at the end of Block 3 in the spring semester. They embody the best of Catawba College in both academic achievement and service to the College community.
Junior Marshals from the day program for the 2013-2014 academic year include Gregory W. Alexander of Goldsboro; Caleb Casper of Waxhaw; Kimberly N. Fesperman of Kannapolis; Kenneth N. Hipp of Salisbury; Janin Kassner of Giesen, Germany; Lauren M. Kennedy of Salisbury; Sloan E. Kessler of Onalaska, Wis.; Paul A. Kronenfeld of Greensboro; Taylor B. Lee of Kannapolis; Andrew T. McCollister of Rockwell; Payden L. Mitchell of Salisbury; Chelsea N. Retalic of Concord; Maggie M. Saunders of Huntington, W. Va.; Jacob Shepherd of Claremont; and Paige N. Smart of Mocksville.