Gardner-Webb University is pleased to announce nearly 500 students will receive degrees during spring commencement exercises held on Friday, December 15, 2023.

Students earned associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees from a variety of university programs.

The University salutes these students and congratulates them for their significant achievements in higher education.

Commencement Video

Class of 2023

Frist Name Last Name Degree City State
Kaitlynn Acuff Teacher Leadershp in Curr Inst Kings Mountain NC
Connie Jay Akut-Butler School Administration Aiken SC
Tori Alexander School Administration Cassatt SC
Debora Allder Nursing Huntersville NC
Whitney Anderson Human Services Moravian Falls NC
Lavenia Anderson School Administration Ladson SC
Kadee Anthony Elementary Education Harrisburg NC
Jennifer Arnett Management Statesville NC
Sammantha Auton Human Services Millers Creek NC
Andrew Ballard Nursing Chesnee SC
William Bankhead Business Administration Shelby NC
Kayla Barbare Organizational Leadership Greer SC
Freddie Barbourv Jr Business Administration Charlotte NC
Haley Barker Human Services Mocksville NC
Emmanuel Barnette Graphic Design Charlotte NC
Lesa Barr Accounting Newton NC
Cameron Barrier Management Saint Petersburg FL
Brice Bass Criminal Justice Admin Ellenwood GA
Betty Bayne Criminal Justice Tryon NC
Kaitlyn Beahm Psychology Frederick MD
Brendan Bean Sport Management Wildwood NJ
Robin Beck Human Services Thomasville NC
Sara Beck Accounting Lexington NC
Makaela Beckman Business Administration Madison NC
Alexander Birty School Administration Conway SC
Brianna Blake Physician Assistant Studies Marion NC
Jennifer Blalock Healthcare Management Roebuck SC
Ellenita Blanton Educational Leadership Mebane NC
Courtney Blue School Administration Raeford NC
Richard Blume II Business Administration Charlotte NC
Brandi Boone Nursing Cliffside NC
Omar Boudeka Business Administration Boiling Springs NC
Miranda Boudreau Business Administration Shelby NC
Andrew Bounds Computer Science Durham NC
Angela Boyce-Thornton School Administration Charlotte NC
Crystal Boyd School Administration Newberry SC
Dionne Boyd School Administration Elgin SC
Tara Bradford School Administration Reidsville NC
Hannah Bradley Business Administration Granite Falls NC
Naimah Branch School Administration Raleigh NC
Christian Brannon School Administration Lyman SC
Macey Bridges Elementary Education Grover NC
Tinika Brinkley Nursing Greensboro NC
Diana Bronson-Meadus Nursing Statesville NC
Whitley Brown Human Services Shelby NC
Danielle Brown English Dover DE
Jamari Brown Sport Management Covington GA
Leslie Brown Elementary Education Lenoir NC
Amelia Brucke Nursing New Albany OH
Michele Brunson School Administration Hope Mills NC
Kevin Bryant Jr. Nursing-MBA Green Mountain NC
Paul Bundy II School Administration Aiken SC
Angelique Burris Organizational Leadership Charlotte NC
Patricia Burroughs Instructional Technology Henderson NC
Markus Byrd Theatre Arts Kannapolis NC
Cassandra Byrd School Administration Williamston NC
Ysabela Cable Business Administration Nebo NC
Janna Cable Nursing Statesville NC
Frank Cagle Jr. Educational Leadership Troy NC
Ahkeesha Capers Executive Leadership Studies Princeton NC
Emma Capps Elementary Education Crossville TN
Alexi Cardwell Strength and Condition Connelly Springs NC
Kristin Carpenter Public Administration Albemarle NC
Robert Carrington Executive Leadership Studies Davidson NC
Alaina Carroll Accounting Stanley NC
Christon Carroll School Administration Inman SC
Todd Carter Management Blackshear GA
Tanner Chafin Sport Management Port Saint Joe FL
Jamie Chandler Accounting Tobaccoville NC
Sunil Chandras Business Administration Granite Falls NC
Lynduska Chapman Business Administration Morganton NC
Carli Chavis-Lowery Executive Leadership Studies Rowland NC
Yun Chen Teacher Leadershp in Curr Inst Charlotte NC
Brittany Chisholm School Administration Chester SC
Abigail Clark Sport Education Charlotte NC
Melissa Clendenin Elementary Education Robbins NC
Crystal Cline Nursing Stony Point NC
Cessily Collins Birth-Kindergarten Education Winston Salem NC
Warren Coneway Criminal Justice Admin Sandersville GA
Siobhan Cooke School Administration Concord NC
Cynthia Corley Business Administration Gastonia NC
Toni Anne Corsi School Administration Mooresville NC
Austin Covan Sport Education Spartanburg SC
Ragen Crawley American Sign Language Hickory NC
Jonathan Crocker Business Administration Easley SC
William Crockett School Administration Wade NC
Jennifer Croymans Educational Leadership Marion NC
Jamaya Crump Human Services Rockingham NC
Shelby Cumbie Teacher Leadershp in Curr Inst Andrews SC
Morgan Curtis Nursing Grandville MI
William Cutler English Moseley VA
Jessie Daniels Business Administration Hamlet NC
Amber Daniels Business Administration Hamlet NC
Christopher Davis Public Administration Forest City NC
Milton Davis Jr. Public Administration Williamston NC
Travis Davis Sport Management Rutherfordton NC
Amaleyah Davis School Administration Greenville NC
Angelica Davis School Administration Charlotte NC
Christina Davis School Administration Leesville SC
Kimberly Davis School Administration Whittier NC
Simeon Davis Psychology Shelby NC
Stacey Davis Smith School Administration Goldsboro NC
Karson Dean Biology Dallas NC
Jason DeFreitas Nursing Shelby NC
Deborah Dellinger Human Services Cherryville NC
Agul Deng Business Administration Newport News VA
Makenzie Denning Accounting Granite Falls NC
Madison Deslatte Biology Pearland TX
Andunte Devereux Sport Management Riverdale GA
Joanne DeVoe Organizational Leadership Shelby NC
Kathleen Dickinson School Administration Fayetteville NC
Samuel Diercks Business Administration Raleigh NC
William Dixon Business Administration Cornelia GA
Cameron Donoghue Sport Management Yarmouth Port MA
Talia Dottin Organizational Leadership Cambridge MA
Larry Dowdy Management Shelby NC
Autumn Drayton Business Administration Charlotte NC
Lakia Dula Accounting High Point NC
Zachary Duncan Public Administration Charlotte NC
Felecia Dunn Elementary Education Eagle Springs NC
Travion Dunson Sport Management Newnan GA
Alex Earp Exercise Science Durham NC
Michele Eisenberg School Administration Fuquay Varina NC
Molly Ensalaco Criminal Justice Admin Mooresville NC
Ashley Erwin Business Administration Cary NC
Jennifer Escalera World Langs/ Lits & Cultures Rutherfordton NC
Sherika Eskridge Public Administration Shelby NC
João Espinheira International Business Ermine KY
Rose-Marie Esquivel Nursing Charlotte NC
Connor Fahey Business Administration Greer SC
Tony Faison Educational Leadership Turkey NC
Valerie Feezor Educational Leadership Lexington NC
Samantha Fellows Human Services China Grove NC
Brady Fields Strength and Condition Marietta GA
Joshua Fischer Business Administration Buena Vista VA
Kristen Flateau Strength and Condition Palatka FL
Delena Fletcher Accounting Mount Airy NC
Stephanie Fletcher School Administration North Augusta SC
Treva Fletcher School Administration Greensboro NC
Jessica Floyd School Administration Fairmont NC
Clayton Frady Sport Management Sylva NC
James Franco Physician Assistant Studies Huntersville NC
Sabel Franklin Business Administration Bessemer City NC
Jazmin Freeman Business Administration Matthews NC
Malorie Freeman School Administration Huntersville NC
Louis Frink Public Administration Shelby NC
Brooke Fryar Sport Management Hillsborough NC
Sabrina Frye Human Services Harmony NC
Ashley Fuller Sport Education Greer SC
Roger Fuller Past Care&Counslng/Member Care Shelby NC
Talbert Fullwood Instructional Technology Mc Leansville NC
Narii Gaither Management Chester SC
Mackenzie Gallery Physical Education & Health Ed Bel Air MD
Kyra Galloway Business Administration Greensboro NC
Kaitlyn Gambill Human Services Lansing NC
Kaci Gamble American Sign Language Fort Lauderdale FL
Tyranie Garner Accounting Spartanburg SC
Madison Garren Elementary Education Shelby NC
Sarah Garrison Elementary Education Lincolnton NC
Jimmy Gause Executive Leadership Studies Fayetteville NC
Jeffrey Geller Management Naples FL
Tishauna Gillard Elementary Education Concord NC
Emily Gillis Middle Grades Education Levittown NY
Anderlicia Glass School Administration Milton NC
Kaiden Gonser International Business Carrollton TX
Abbey Goodrum Sport Management Mooresville NC
Luke Goodyear Economics/Finance Mechanicsburg PA
Jalin Graham Criminal Justice Admin Shelby NC
Alicia Graham School Administration Columbia SC
Lana Greene School Administration Cowpens SC
Jerkerris Griffin Jr. Management Hephzibah GA
Teresa Grubbs Nursing Denton NC
Carson Gruber Christian Studies Concord NC
Christopher Guffey Accounting Shelby NC
Carson Hailey Journalism Sanford NC
Miya Hall Public Administration Ellenwood GA
Amanda Halsey School Administration Crumpler NC
Leah Halstead Nursing Eden NC
Lilly Hamilton English Shelby NC
Stephanie Hamrick Management Shelby NC
Jennifer Hamrick School Administration Lexington SC
Jeremiah Handlon English Concord NC
Shequeta Harris School Administration Raeford NC
Cassidy Harrold Elementary Education Wilkesboro NC
Amber Hartfield School Counseling Spartanburg SC
Ellis Harvie Business Administration Unknown City ZZ
Racheal Harwell Accounting Sherrills Ford NC
Brandon Haston Business Administration Waxhaw NC
Cassie Hawkins Nursing Rutherfordton NC
John Haynes Management Lincolnton NC
Calabriana Head Nursing Garner NC
Sierra Hedrick Business Administration Gastonia NC
Pamela Helzer School Administration Blythewood SC
Austin Hendley Public Administration Jamestown NC
Shannon Hensley School Administration Mars Hill NC
Laura Herrera Santin Biology Gastonia NC
Gary Heyward Educational Leadership Rock Hill SC
Isaac Hicks Management Rutherfordton NC
Amy Hodge Business Administration Jamestown NC
Shelly Hodges Nursing Dunn NC
Kelly Holden School Administration Fort Mill SC
Everlynn Holliday School Administration Columbia SC
Mitchell Hollis Business Administration Marietta GA
Samantha Holt Marketing Mebane NC
Jason Houser Criminal Justice Shelby NC
Steven Howard Curriculum & Instruction Kinston NC
Kenneth Hoyle Public Administration Raleigh NC
Jennifer Huffman Business Administration High Point NC
Pamela Huffman Executive Leadership Studies Wilkesboro NC
Scott Hunter Sr. Public Administration Charlotte NC
Chelsey Hutchins Business Administration Mooresville NC
William Hyatt Business Administration Valdese NC
Kelly Ingram Public Administration Greensboro NC
Maria Jardim Business Administration Tulsa OK
Candice Jenkins Nursing Winterville NC
Tina Jenkins Nursing Southern Pines NC
David John Intercultural Studies Shelby NC
Crystal Johnson Accounting North Wilkesboro NC
Emily Johnson Elementary Education Gastonia NC
Brian Johnson Educational Leadership Smithfield NC
Christina Jones Public Administration Clayton NC
Michael Jones School Administration Raleigh NC
Thomas Jones School Administration Lumberton NC
Monique Jones Educational Leadership Winston Salem NC
Tijana Josic Sport Management Krusevac
Dorine Joyner Business Administration Greensboro NC
Ramanpreet Kaur Business Administration Gainesville VA
Courtney Kelly Instructional Technology Trenton SC
Jill Kennedy Business Administration Maiden NC
Kiara Kennedy Sport Management Phoenix AZ
Colby Kirkland Criminal Justice Admin Bryson City NC
Nicholas Klug Accounting Southern Pines NC
William Knight Jr. Business Administration Asheville NC
Jessie Kong School Administration Duncan SC
Kristina Kyles Christian Education Lincolnton NC
April Lacy Management San Angelo TX
Samantha Lambillotte Instructional Technology Jamestown NC
Zachary Laughlin Business Administration Charlotte NC
Dionne Layne School Administration Greensboro NC
Emily Lazo Biology Mocksville NC
Terri Leonard Business Administration Lexington NC
Jonathan Leonard Executive Leadership Studies Shelby NC
Kayla Lewallen Business Administration Trinity NC
Jessica Lewis Criminal Justice Admin Jacksonville NC
Beth-el Lewis Marketing Hollywood FL
Angela Linn Business Administration Calhoun GA
L’Mia Littlejohn Exercise Science Shelby NC
Kristie Littlejohn Christian Education Kings Mountain NC
Heather Lobas Business Administration Huntingtown MD
Kimberly Locklear Accounting Laurinburg NC
Pablo Lopez III Computer Information Systems Fayetteville NC
Willie Love Executive Leadership Studies Clover SC
Whitney Lowery School Administration Concord NC
Carl Lykes II School Administration Huntersville NC
Theodore Mack International Business Charlotte NC
Emily Macpherson Criminal Justice Boone NC
Joseph Magnani Sport Management Charlotte NC
Randy Martinez Business Administration Rutherfordton NC
Trevor Mattson Business Administration Riverside CA
Julia McCombs Business Administration Morganton NC
Brenna McCormick Organizational Leadership Ridgeway SC
Sidney McCranie Elementary Education Rutherfordton NC
Randall McCray Sport Education Minooka IL
Robert McCully III Curriculum & Instruction Inman SC
Samantha McCurry Nursing Shelby NC
Charles McDaniel III Criminal Justice Mooresville NC
Jaimesha McKenzie Psychology Darlington SC
Carmen McLamb Primary Care Family Nurs Pract Pinebluff NC
William McRainey Economics/Finance Shallotte NC
William Mecimore Accounting Statesville NC
Jennifer Mehaffey Executive Leadership Studies Clyde NC
Alexis Mejia Physician Assistant Studies Conyers GA
Christian Melton Accounting Huntersville NC
Summer Melton Exercise Science Kings Mountain NC
Fernando Meza Computer Information Systems Mooresboro NC
Joseph Miceli Sociology Calabash NC
Trevisha Mickens School Administration Columbia SC
Jalisa Miller Business Administration Winston Salem NC
Austin Miller Executive Leadership Studies Charleston SC
Shawnieka Miller School Administration Goose Creek SC
Sarianna Miranda-Rosado Business Administration Pompano Beach FL
Cecil Mock Educational Leadership Asheboro NC
Katariena Moore Human Services Mc Grady NC
Katie Moore Educational Leadership Connelly Springs NC
Pamela Moore Nursing Statesville NC
Morgan Morgan Elementary Education Lawndale NC
Rodrick Mosley Jr. Business Administration Oklahoma City OK
Danielle Moss Public Administration Boiling Springs SC
Stormy Mosteller Business Administration Casar NC
Aimee Motley Nursing High Point NC
Caleb Moyer Accounting Goochland VA
Wanda Murray School Administration Goldsboro NC
Devon Myles Business Administration Forest Park IL
Alisha Nance Human Services North Wilkesboro NC
Rachel Nave-Lewis School Administration Warrensville NC
Kirkland Needham Business Administration Winston Salem NC
Madeline Needham Business Administration Ararat NC
Heidi Neely Organizational Leadership Dallas NC
Amanda Nelson Teacher Leadershp in Curr Inst Florence SC
Joseph Nestel Sport Management Drexel Hill PA
Jada Newton Business Administration Woodbridge VA
Justin Newton School Administration Lexington SC
Katherine Nichols Business Administration Siloam NC
Benjamin Novak Organizational Leadership Thomasville NC
Kelli Outlaw School Administration Spartanburg SC
Hailey Page Criminal Justice Admin Sanford NC
Kobe Partlow Management Salisbury NC
Andrew Paz Criminal Justice Shelby NC
Melanie Pearson Nursing-MBA Moravian Falls NC
Krystal Pendergraft-Horne Nursing Pikeville NC
Danaye Perez Physician Assistant Studies Dallas NC
Shawn Perry Organizational Leadership Marion SC
Araceli Pesqueira Exercise Science Laveen AZ
Sharon Pettiford Nursing Kernersville NC
Erica Phillips Business Administration Forest City NC
Kassidy Phillips Business Administration Gaffney SC
Shanda Phillips Business Administration Charlotte NC
Teresa Phillips Clinical Mental Health Cnslng Shelby NC
James Pinckney Human Services Winston Salem NC
Bogdan Podgaisky Clinical Mental Health Cnslng Boiling Springs NC
Cynthia Poke Educational Leadership Charlotte NC
Jerry Polson III Business Administration Myrtle Beach SC
Austin Poole Nursing Duncan SC
Elisa Porcelli School Administration Wake Forest NC
Alexander Potter Accounting Gaffney SC
Neely Potts School Administration Fort Mill SC
Meghan Prass Business Administration Pauline SC
Zach Price Sociology Johnston IA
Christopher Pritchard Human Services Valdese NC
JoLynn Prochaska School Administration Myrtle Beach SC
Antoine Pryor Public Administration Hillsborough NC
Sandy Purcell School Administration Raeford NC
Macie Putnam Nursing Wilmington NC
Leslie Queen Organizational Leadership Shelby NC
Paula Quinn Public Administration Cherryville NC
Debbie Radford Nursing Mooresville NC
Rahkala Rankin-McSwain Biology Shelby NC
Samuel Ray English Spartanburg SC
Santiago Reales Past Care&Counslng/Member Care Mount Airy NC
Amanda Redmond School Administration Henderson NC
Kareem Reid Criminal Justice Admin Jamaica NY
Ethan Revels Exercise Science Gastonia NC
Rachel Rhodes English Hayesville NC
Jamila Rhodes Business Administration Gastonia NC
Scotti Richardson Criminal Justice Olin NC
Jessica Richardson Teacher Leadershp in Curr Inst Greensboro NC
Tiffani Richardson Curriculum & Instruction Winston Salem NC
Paul Riggs Educational Leadership Sumter SC
Aaron Rivers Computer Information Systems Saint Augustine FL
Emily Robbins Nursing Drayton SC
Sharon Robbs Public Administration Shelby NC
Venita Roberts Christian Education Shelby NC
Hope Robertson Human Services Wilkesboro NC
Mikayla Robins Human Services Troy NC
Curtis Robison Sport Management Dillsburg PA
Ashley Roderick Business Administration Shelby NC
John Roghelia Psychology Leland NC
Jimmy Rollins Organizational Leadership Gastonia NC
Francine Romain Curriculum & Instruction Charlotte NC
Rachel Roncace Management Indian Trail NC
Chadrick Roseboro Sr. Christian Education Shelby NC
Amanda Royal Nursing Jonesville NC
Amanda Ruark Business Administration Belews Creek NC
Beverly Rufty Organizational Leadership Statesville NC
Bobby Rusher III Communication Studies Salisbury NC
Todd Sample Public Administration Winston Salem NC
Allison Scercy School Administration Durham NC
Kyle Schneider Business Administration Greer SC
Jena Schwob-Nelson Nursing Mooresville NC
Christy Scott Nursing Shelby NC
Krystal Scrivens School Administration Fayetteville NC
Erika Scruggs Elementary Education Shelby NC
Stephen Sellers Pastoral Ministries Kannapolis NC
Elise Semmartin International Business Fontenilles
Timothy Sessoms Human Services Clayton NC
Kelly Settlemyre Pastoral Ministries Rutherfordton NC
Melissa Shaver Human Services Concord NC
Allison Shelton School Administration Wilkesboro NC
Kimberly Sheppard Accounting Laurinburg NC
Tiara Sherlin World Langs/ Lits & Cultures Dallas NC
KeShona Shuler School Administration Bowman SC
Idalina Siebert Nursing Mooresville NC
Melanie Sigmon-Vaughn Educational Leadership Lancaster SC
Julia Silvers School Administration Burnsville NC
Daniel Simmons School Administration Kenly NC
Danielle Simmons Nursing Taylorsville NC
Tenijah Smith Management Salisbury NC
Alaina Smith Marketing Pauline SC
Angela Smith School Administration Shelby NC
Maggie Smith Psychology Hampstead NC
Max Smyley Sport Management Whitefish MT
Alexandria Sossamon Nursing Vestal NY
Kimberly Sparks School Administration Hopkins SC
Tonya Speight Executive Leadership Studies Winterville NC
Robert Standridge School Administration Lexington SC
Amanda Starnes School Administration Marshville NC
Sandra Staton School Administration Charlotte NC
Letisha Steele School Administration Charlotte NC
Malik Stewart Business Administration Miami Gardens FL
Nathaniel Stewart Executive Leadership Studies Statesville NC
Jessica Stilwell Public Administration Valdese NC
Melissa Strickland Accounting Laurinburg NC
Hannah Strum Business Administration Clyde NC
Sharon Stubbs School Administration Cheraw SC
Lauren Sudduth American Sign Language Easley SC
Ian Sullivan Teacher Leadershp in Curr Inst Concord NC
Chance Sutton Marketing Mooresboro NC
Lihua Tan Teacher Leadershp in Curr Inst Fort Mill SC
Michael Taylor Public Administration Kingston TN
Britt Taylor Business Administration Winston Salem NC
Hannah Taylor Nursing Hamlet NC
Susan Taylor Nursing Carthage NC
Maurice Thomas Educational Leadership Clover SC
Alexine Thomas-Brown Curriculum & Instruction Watertown NY
Sara Thompson Psychology Huntersville NC
Terrance Thornton School Administration Knightdale NC
Hannah Thurman Music Education Shelby NC
Jacquelyn Tinsley School Administration Concord NC
Harry Titus Jr. Organizational Leadership Myrtle Beach SC
Justin Tolleson Psychology Chesnee SC
Benjamin Tomlin Executive Leadership Studies Statesville NC
Tracey Tucker Public Administration Columbia SC
Sarah Turner School Administration Mebane NC
Jeffrey Tyl Business Administration Asheboro NC
Ullanda Tyler School Administration Charlotte NC
Sara Urs Management Hickory NC
Litzy Vasquez-Aguilera Management Forest City NC
Grant Vera Strength and Condition Tiffin OH
Rosa Vinson School Administration Augusta GA
Kara Vowell Human Services Bessemer City NC
Bryson Wagner Sport Management Cumming GA
Elizabeth Walker American Sign Language Cumberland VA
Karis Wallace Psychology Indian Trail NC
Courtney Ward American Sign Language Summerville SC
Eric Ware American Sign Language Charlotte NC
Fredrick Washington II Physical Education & Health Ed Huntington WV
Christina Watson Human Services Gastonia NC
Ayende Watson Business Administration Windsor Mill MD
Melissa Watts Human Services Hickory NC
Reagan Waugh Elementary Education Marion NC
Tyler West Management Roebuck SC
Piper Westmoreland Music Asheville NC
Quentin Whisenant Accounting Hildebran NC
Scott Whitaker Business Administration Anderson SC
Briana Whitaker Educational Leadership Sumter SC
June White Public Administration Shelby NC
Paden White Accounting Lawndale NC
Velma White School Administration Winston Salem NC
Brittnay White Educational Leadership Fort Mill SC
KayLee Whiteside Elementary Education Rutherfordton NC
Teresa Whitlock Business Administration Kings Mountain NC
Adam Wilkins Business Administration Landrum SC
C’monee’ Wilkins School Administration Raleigh NC
Jessica Wilkins School Administration Columbia SC
Delaney Willette Business Administration Conyers GA
Melynda Williams Biology Forest City NC
Antwaniece Williams School Administration High Point NC
Pamela Williams Curriculum & Instruction Columbia SC
Karess Williams Nursing Fayetteville NC
Robin Williams-Jones School Administration Davidson NC
Kathryn Wilson Biology Rutherford College NC
Allen Wilson Educational Leadership Wilson NC
Robert Windham Business Administration Lamar SC
Dalton Wood Business Administration Katy TX
Vera Woolard Educational Leadership Marshville NC
Brian Wray Business Administration Fuquay Varina NC
Christian Wright Management Ellenwood GA
Josiah Wright Sport Management Colonial Heights VA
Casey Young Marketing Alpharetta GA
Kelly Zieg L. English Warrenton VA
Justice Zion Business Administration Lenoir NC

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