Student Spotlights

The Department of Communication is proud to highlight students in the following areas:

The department congratulates the following alumnae and alumni on their leadership accomplishments while completing the communication major at the College of Charleston. We also congratulate the hundreds of alumnae and alumni who won scholarships and awards during their time at the College of Charleston.

 


 

Martin Scholars Program

Announcement of Martin Scholars, 2021-22

Program Director Tom Martin announced the 2021-22 class of Martin Scholars (see above photo). Congratulations to the 15 Communication majors selected as the Class of 2022 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/

Learn more about the Martin Scholars program here.

Communication Scholarship Recipients

Communication Scholarship Recognition, 2020-21

The Department of Communication recognizes the current scholarship recipients for the 2020-2021 academic year:

  • Claire Filaski '24 | Lindner Family Scholarship, 1st Year Recipient
  • Jack Thomas '23 | Lindner Family Scholarship, 2nd Year Recipient
  • Grace Daughtry ’21 Lindner Family Scholarship, 3rd Year Recipient
  • Megan Llewellyn ’21 Lindner Family Scholarship, 4th Year Recipient
  • Celie Shankman ’21 | John & Kathleen Rivers Foundation Scholarship
  • Laurie Fogleman ’22 | Charleston Advertising Federation / Kenneth Adkins Memorial Scholarship
  • Fern Wooden ’21 | South Carolina Cable Television Foundation Scholarship

Read the "Celebrating the Accomplishments of the 2020-21 Communication Scholarship Recipients" article on The COMMunity Network.

Student Leaders

The Department of Communication Mission Statement emphasizes the preparation of students for leadership.

We are pleased to recognize the Communication graduates listed below for their leadership at the College of Charleston. Some of these graduates held leadership positions in student government or in the senior class. Others were winners of the Bishop Robert Smith Award, the College's highest undergraduate award, which recognizes the combination of high academic performance and student leadership.

Members of the Department of Communication faculty and staff congratulate these alumnae and alumni on their leadership accomplishments while completing the communication major at the College of Charleston. We also congratulate the hundreds of alumnae and alumni who won scholarships and awards during their time at the College of Charleston.

HSS Scholar in Communication Award

Megan Llewellyn '21
Katherine "Kat" Sides '21

Chelsea Jacobs '20
Katherine "Abbie" Kline '20
Kelsey Baum '19
Grace Headrick '19
Emma Berry '18
Christina Mahaffie '18
Corey Law '17
Nia Strothers '17
Laura Johnson '16
Rebecca Starkes '16
Joanne Johnson '15
Gillian Spolarich '15
Thomas Horton '14
Amy Schlepphorst '14
Helen Claire Beadling '13
Thomas Werner '13
Callen Powers '12
Fallon Wagner '12
Adam Samuel Maslia '11
Caroline Rieger '11
Caitlin E. Rice '10
Kristen Thompson '09
David Clare '09
Genevieve Elaine di Leonardo '09
Susan Kamenar '08
Matthew McClellan '08
Katie Lydon '07
Megan Marshall '07

Alexander Chambliss Connelley Award

Katherine "Abbie" Kline '20

Bishop Robert Smith Award

Katherine Shidler '13
Kristen Thompson '09
Matthew McClellan '08
Rebecca McCarson '05
Lacey Elgie '02
Billie J. Murray '00
Melody J. Edelman '98

Theodore S. Stern Cup

Wesli Jones '16
Dakota Isaacs '15
Tommy Werner '13
Katie Moske '10

Senior Class President

Skylar Stetten '09
Rachel Olden '04
Bridget Bettelli '03
Chesley Stetten '02
MacKenzie Hutchinson '99
Michelle Elizabeth Slade '94

Student Government Association President

Erica Arbetter '13
Jillian Irizarry '06
Nicholas Glover '04
Jessica Gonzales '97