Cap and diploma

The following local students were awarded a degree at the University of the South’s 2020 commencement ceremonies held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic on May 10.

Fiona Leigh Charnow of Decherd was awarded a BA in mathematics and music, magna cum laude. She is the daughter of Malina A. Charnow and James B. Chadwick of Decherd.

Abigail Huntington Shipps of Atlanta, Georgia, was awarded a BA in English, summa cum laude. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Huntington W. Shipps of Sewanee.

Charles Hunter Craighill of Sewanee was awarded a BA in English, magna cum laude. He is the son of Dr. Virginia H. Ottley Craighill and Charles S. Craighill of Sewanee.

 Emma Fury Zeitler of Sewanee was awarded a BA in biology with honors, magna cum laude. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert O. Zeitler of Sewanee.

 Andrew Benton Heitzenrater of Sewanee was awarded a BA in psychology. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey P. Heitzenrater of Sewanee.

 Donald Charles Rung IV of Sewanee was awarded a BA in mathematics and Russian, summa cum laude. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Donald C. Rung III of Sewanee.

 Emma Faith Standefer of Sewanee was awarded a BA in environmental studies: arts and humanities, magna cum laude. She is the daughter of Lane Oliver of Sewanee.

 Isabel McTague Butler of Sewanee was awarded a BA in environmental studies: arts and humanities, magna cum laude. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Simeon Butler of Sewanee.

Joshua Lockhart Alvarez of Sewanee was awarded a BA in politics, magna cum laude. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen L. Alvarez of Sewanee.

 Nicholas Leander Powell of Owens Cross Roads, Alabama, was awarded a BS in mathematics. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark V. Powell of Sewanee.

 Shelbi Nicole Short of Sewanee was awarded a BA in history, cum laude. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Short Sr. of Sewanee.

 Thomas Cooper Oliver of Sewanee was awarded a BA in economics, magna cum laude. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Parker W. Oliver of Sewanee.

 Vanessa Ellen Moss of Sewanee, was awarded a BS in biology, magna cum laude. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron E. Bridgers-Carlos of Sewanee.

 Bryan William Walker of Winchester was awarded a BS in mathematics, and physics with honors, summa cum laude. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack B. Walker of Winchester.

 Jimmy Zebfred Smith of Winchester was awarded a BS in chemistry. He is the son of Deborah J. Cribbs of Winchester.

 Kaitlyn Hannah Nunley of Winchester was awarded a BA in music, cum laude. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald D. Nunley of Winchester.