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2020 Master's Degree Graduates

Rebecca Evans
We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel... is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.
- Ursula K. Le Guin


Philip Meador
Cause if you never leave home, never let go, you'll never make it to the great unknown till you keep your eyes open.


Megan Palmer
All you need is faith, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust.
- Peter Pan


Madiha Patel
Vulnerability is not about winning or losing. It’s having the courage to show up even when you can’t control the outcome.
- Brené Brown


Jamie Phlager
Have courage and be kind.


Danielle Ritchie
Did I know it was my time to shine? Absolutely.
-Jonathan Van Ness 


Kerry Smith
Couldn't have done this without the love and support from Nathan, my pup (Stevie Nicks), and my beloved cohort. This may not be how we imagined graduating, but I couldn't imagine doing any of this without you all.

2020 Bachelor's Degree Graduates

Laura Baird

Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead.
- Nora Ephron


Diana DeVincent

The best way to predict your future is to create it.


Megan Klepper

The best decision I ever made was to go to JMU. The second best decision was becoming a WRTC major.


Rachel MacDonald
2020 Outstanding Major

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
– Robin Williams


Kaylah McFarland

Drench yourself in words unspoken/ Live your life with arms wide open/ Today is where your book begins/ The rest is still unwritten.
- Natasha Beningfield


Linda McGowan

Cheers to the class of 2020!


Arushi Sachan

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson.


Rihaana Stephens

Thank you, SSC Dunkin' Donuts.


Jessie Wiggins

Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.
-Michelle Obama

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