McConnell Scholar graduates prepare for new adventures
See where members of the McConnell Scholars Class of 2013 are headed next:
- Jessica Bagby, of Elizabethtown, Ky., will pursue a master's of arts degree in communication sciences and disorders at the University of Cincinnati.
- Tyler Bosley, of Independence, Ky., will pursue a doctorate of pharmacy from the University of Cincinnati.
- Justin Brandt, of Ft. Thomas, Ky., will work for Sigma Chi Fraternity headquarters.
- Adam Dahmer, of Louisville, Ky., will pursue a law degree from the University of Louisville.
- Meagan Floyd, of Louisville, Ky., will conduct a research project in Malaysia, fully funded by the Freeman Foundation, followed by a year in Malaysia as part of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grant.
- Taryn Mahanes, of Pewee Valley, Ky., will pursue a master's of arts in teaching for secondary education at the University of Louisville and continue her event planning business.
- Jonathan Michael, of Louisville, Ky., will pursue a master's degree in public health from the University of Louisville.
- Max Morley, of Pikeville, Ky., will join the Teach for America Corps in Memphis, Tenn.
- Ben Weyman, of Alexandria, Ky., will pursue a law degree from Duke University.
- Michael Zeller, of Louisville, Ky., will conduct a summer research project in Malaysia, fully funded by the Freeman Foundation. He will then attend a two-year, graduate-level dual-degree program with the University of Glasgow and Corvinius University in Budapest, fully funded by an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship from the European Union.
The group joins the McConnell Scholars' alumni network, which totals more than 200 Kentucky graduates. The McConnell Center's alumni enjoy successful careers in fields such as the arts, business, education, law, medicine, the military, music and politics, among others.