The University of Montevallo hosted its annual Senior Elite Night on Nov. 8 in Palmer Auditorium to honor students who have demonstrated outstanding academic and leadership abilities during their time on campus.
The event is a longstanding tradition dating back to 1933. Faculty in each academic department select the student Senior Elite honorees, and the recipients typically have the highest major and overall GPA and will graduate with honors.
The following students were recognized as Senior Elite:
College of Arts and Sciences
Olivia Bergert — Biology
Anna Katherine Eastman — Chemistry
Katelyn Morrow — Communication Science and Disorders
Tristan Ashley — Computer Science
Rebecca Williamson — English
Lauren Tidwell — Environmental Studies, French and Spanish
Avery Campbell — Health Professions
Raegan Lindsey — History
Amber Fisher — Mathematics
Alex Martinez — Political Science
Darius Allen — Psychology
Jessica Martin — Psychology
Veronica Kloss — Social Science
Lucy Frost-Helms — Social Science
Laila Hernandez — Social Work
Madison Taylor — Sociology
Stephens College of Business
Alyssa Frederick — Accounting
Laniah Keys-Lofton — Data Analytics
Mitchell Fleming — Finance
Gerry York — Management
Meredith Camacho — Management
Katherine Monson — Marketing
Jada Bennett — Marketing
College of Education:
Vanessa Avalos — Elementary Education
Katelyn Peoples — Education of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Evelyn Terry — Elementary Education-Collaborative
Kimberly Martin — FCS Education
Hannah Norris — FCS Retail Merchandising
Crymson Moore — FCS Human Development and Family Studies
Manuel Munoz — EXNS Allied Health
Cierra Redin — EXNS Health Promotion
Alyxandra Lucero — EXNS Nutrition and Wellness
Trudie Benson — EXNS Strength and Conditioning
College of Fine Arts:
Stephanie Dominique Odom — Art
Abby Elizabeth Truitt — Art
Sean Bloemetjie — Communication Studies
Jayden Presley — Mass Communication
Veronica Conely — Music Performance and Music Education
Katherine Monson — Music
Will Harrell —Theatre
Brylie Posey — Music Education
The 2023 Who’s Who recipients were recognized based on their academic achievements, service to the UM community and campus involvement: Brianna Bramlett, Sydney Brooks, M.K. Bryant, Allie Dishman, Emily Esneault, Romeo Garrison, Faith Hanna, Morgan Haynes, Rachel Johnson, Jordan Kinney, Veronica Kloss, Elijah Knight, Jordan Long, Manuel Munoz, Blaine Richardson, Colton Rodano, Cole Swain, Janie Taylor, Katie Trimm, Abby Truitt and Riley Watkins.
This year’s Student Government Association cabinet members were also honored during the event: Colton Rodano, Riley Watkins, Aubree Stricklin, Andrew Wilson, Abigail Heuton, Aubrie Chastain, Ivy Siegel, Katie Trimm, Aidan Golden, Ravyn Barlow, Vanessa Avalos, Sasha Doyle, Caleb Jernigan, Jack Dahle and Alex Martinez.
Montevallo Masters were recognized as University ambassadors for exemplifying leadership for our campus: Bo Ferguson, M.K. Bryant, Cole Swain, Samantha Cost, Rachel Johnson, Trinity Buse, Frances Sexton and Rivers Haley.
This year’s candidates for Ms. and Mr. Montevallo were also recognized at the event. The nominees for Ms. Montevallo are Ashlee Hall, Nyla Shipman and Abby Truitt. The nominees for Mr. Montevallo are Jbrelin Cook, Stephen Haymond and Manuel Munoz.
College Night leaders were also recognized during the event, including Purple side leaders Abby Sledd and Joshua Giles, and Gold side leaders Abi DeWilde and Anna Brasfield.