Martin Scholars and Mentors

A Who's Who

 

 

 

 

 

 


Introducing the 2021-2022 Martin Scholars

Class of Martin Scholars, 2021-2022

Congratulations to the 15 Communication majors selected as the 2021-2022 class of Martin Scholars: Tanner Bailey, Isabel Crews, Julia Dandridge, Chris DuRant, Laurie Fogleman, Ali Goracy, Chels Hagan, Eternity Hunter, Caroline McNaughton, Isabella Miraldi, Reganne Nowell, McKinley Pollard, Kendall Soistman, Avery Vanore, and Recaree Wright. Meet each Martin Scholar and read more on their scholar profiles: blogs.cofc.edu/communications/introducing-the-martin-scholars-class-of-2022/

The 2021-2022 Martin Scholars Mentors

Finalized list coming soon!


The 2020-2021 Martin Scholars

Martin Scholars, Class of 2020-2021

Congratulations to the 13 seniors selected as the 2020-2021 class of Martin Scholars: Jada Davis, Catherine Flanders, Avery Gavornik, Charlie Havens, Madison McGraw Heid, Megan Llewellyn, Marley Lucas, Alaysha Maple, Annie Perkins, Grace Peyton, Damian Porter, Celie Shankman, and Fern Wooden. Meet each Martin Scholars and learn what inspires them: blogs.cofc.edu/communications/announcing-the-2020-21-class-of-martin-scholars/.

The 2020-2021 Martin Scholars Mentors

Josh Benser, Content and Brand Manager, Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Melissa Delaney
, Writer and Editor, Delaney Editorial
Michael Fanning, Dir. Sustainable Development, Michelin (retired) (Council member)
Mary Garrett, President, M.Power Coaching and Consulting (Council member)
Peter LaMotte, President of Public Relations, Chernoff Newman
Chris Piedmont, Director of Communications + Insights, FrazierHieby
Margaret Pilarski, Strategist, Outline Communication
Emily Randisi, Senior Creative Operations Manager, Obviouslee Marketing
Julia Race, Vice President of Business Transformation, Edelman (Council member)
Hayes Roth, Principal, H.A. Roth Consulting (Council member)
Andy Snyder, Brand Management, Rhinegeist Brewery
Tara Stewart, Associate Vice President of Public Relations and Communications, HCA Healthcare (Council member)
Cat Taylor, Partner, Byrdhouse Public Relations (Council member)
Jeff Webster, Senior Vice President of PR and Social Media, Rawle Murdy
Carly Westerman, Director, Brunswick Group
Jon Yarian, Managing Partner, Outline Communication


The 2019-2020 Martin Scholars

Class of 2019-20 Martin Scholars (pictured standing on the steps to the Sottile House on campus)

Congratulations to the 12 seniors selected as the 2019-2020 class of Martin Scholars: Hannah Berkley, Braelyn Diamond, Jacob Glass, Chelsea Jacobs, Capers Mitchell, Madi Resnic, Grace Samuelson, Hannah Sofer, Samantha Sommers, Whitley Taylor, Margret Vickery, and Julia Woolf. 

The 2019-2020 Martin Scholars Mentors

Melissa Delaney, Writer and Editor, Delaney Editorial
Michael Fanning, Director, Sustainable Development, Michelin (retired)
Mary Garrett, Global Marketer, Board Director
Stan Gray, CEO & Publisher, Dig South
Peter LaMotte, Senior Vice President, Chernoff-Newman
Margaret Pilarski, Strategist, Outline Communication
Emily Randisi, Creative Account Manager at Obviouslee Marketing
Hayes Roth, Principal, H.A. Roth Consulting
Cat Taylor, Partner, Byrdhouse Public Relations
Jeff Webster, Director of PR and Social Media, Rawle Murdy
Jon Yarian,  Managing Partner, Outline Communication


The 2018-2019 Martin Scholars

2018-2019 Martin Scholars Class

Tom Martin announced the 2018-19 class of Martin Scholars: Abby Adelman, Kelsey Baum, Desiree Belsom, Elizabeth Cochran, Jack Gilchrist, Dustin Hacker, Courtney Hicks, Sawyer Martin, Caroline Mooney, and Kelly Rosenblatt.

2018-2019 Martin Scholars Mentors

Melissa Delaney, Writer and Editor, Delaney Editorial
Michael Fanning, Director, Sustainable Development, Michelin (retired)
Mary Garrett, Global Marketer, Board Director
Stan Gray, CEO & Publisher, Dig South
Peter LaMotte, Senior Vice President, Chernoff-Newman
Margaret Pilarski, Strategist, Outline Communication
Emily Randisi, Creative Account Manager at Obviouslee Marketing
Hayes Roth, Principal, H.A. Roth Consulting
Cat Taylor, Partner, Byrdhouse Public Relations
Jeff Webster, Vice President & Director of PR and Social Media, Rawle Murdy
Jon Yarian,  Managing Partner, Outline Communication


The 2017-2018 Martin Scholars

17-18 Martin Scholars Announcement

Tom Martin announced the 2017-18 class of Martin Scholars: Jennifer Asouzu, Grace Benigni, Corinne Durocher, Jonathan Gerstl, Mariah Hoffman, Julius Holmes, Elaina Katsanos, Kristen Kita, Katherine Lawrence and Melanie Wolfertz.

2017-2018 Martin Scholars Mentors

Melissa Delaney, Writer and Editor, Delaney Editorial
Michael Fanning, President, Business Partnership Foundation for the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina
Mary Garrett, IBM Global Marketing leader, retired
Peter LaMotte, Senior Vice President, Chernoff-Newman
Alex Opoulos, Partner, Objectivity Squared Wealth Management
Hayes Roth, Principal, H.A. Roth Consulting
Gina Stouffer, President, Charleston Office, Lou Hammond and Associates
Cat Taylor, Partner, Byrdhouse Public Relations
Jeff Webster, Vice President & Director of PR and Social Media, Rawle Murdy
Jon Yarian, Founder and Principal, SeaChange Communication


The 2016-2017 Martin Scholars (Inaugural Class)

Inaugural Class of Martin Scholars

The 2016-17 class of Martin Scholars are pictured with Tom Martin: Corey Law, Nia Strothers, Caroline Coyle, Chelsea Anderson, Megan Dunn, Emily Whitson, Berkeley Fisher, Taylor Shawver, Jaquan Leonard and Amanda Phagan. 

2016-2017 Martin Scholars Mentors

David Campbell, President & COO, Chernoff Newman
Tony Cervone, Senior Vice President, Global Communications, General Motors Company
Melissa Delaney, Writer and Editor, Delaney Editorial
Michael Fanning, President, Business Partnership Foundation for the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina
Beth Goodier, Associate Professor of Communication, College of Charleston
Aaron Hite, Advertising Executive, Google
Hayes Roth, Principal, H.A. Roth Consulting
Dan Solomon, Managing Director, Litton Entertainment
Gina Stouffer, President, Charleston Office, Lou Hammond and Associates
Cat Taylor, Partner, Byrdhouse Public Relations
Jon Yarian, Founder and Principal, SeaChange Communication