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Amber Thompson to Janis Yoon

Amber ThompsonAmber Thompson

B.A. in English, B.F.A. in Dance, Magna Cum Laude

Activities and Awards: Dean's List Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2019, Summer 2019 Presidential Scholar Spring 2018, Fall 2018.

"We didn't realize we were making memories. We just knew we were having fun." – A. A. Milne.


Ruth Anne Traynelis

B.A in English, Minor in Studio Art


Natalie Wallace

B.A. in English

Future Plans: I have taken a full time job as an administrative assistant at RWDC Industries, LLC.


Emma WelbornEmma Welborn

B.A. in English, Minor in French, Certificate in TESOL

Activities and Awards: UEA executive board and Sigma Tau Delta member, and Oxford Fall study abroad participant

Future Plans: I am moving to France to work in Paris in August

Park Hall Memory: I will always remember the Park Hall vending machines for providing me with pop-tarts in times of need. Also, I will admit to getting coffee from the secret writing lab Keurig.


Caroline WigmoreCaroline Wigmore

B.A. in English, Minor in Entertainment and Media Studies, Magna Cum Laude with Honors

Activities and Awards: Phi Beta Kappa Member, Blue Key Honor Society Member, Sigma Tau Delta Member, Honors International Scholarship Program Recipient

Future Plans: At the moment, Caroline interns with Turner Classic Movies and plans to further pursue her film career as a writer and producer.

"I’ll be back, I'll re-emerge, defeated, from the valley; you don’t want me to go where you go, so I go where you don’t want me to. It’s only afternoon, there’s a lot ahead. There won’t be any mail downstairs. Turning, I spit in the lock and the knob turns." from "Meditations in an Emergency" by Frank O’Hara.


Allison WilliamsAllison Williams

B.A. in English, with emphasis in Studies in the Novel, Minors in Korean Language and Culture and Comparative Literature, Certificate in New Media

Future Plans: In the future, I hope to become a book editor for a major publishing company.

Park Hall Memory: Park Hall will always hold special memories for me. I cannot wait to go forward with my degree but will always look back on my time here fondly. Go Dawgs!


Ashley WilliamsAshley Williams

B.A. in English, Minor in Political Science


Dakota WilliamsDakota Williams

B.A. in English

Activities and Awards: During my time at UGA, I competed with UGA Mock Trial, and completed several internships, including the legal department of the UGA Press, and the Cobb County DA's office. I also conducted CURO research on the intersection First Amendment and women's rights movements.

Future Plans: I am taking a year off before attending law school; I’m hoping to attend UGA, Emory or Vanderbilt.

"Why, this is very midsummer madness” from Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare.


Lauren WillisLauren Willis

B.A. in English, with emphasis in Studies in the Novel, B.S. in Public Relations, Magna Cum Laude

Future Plans: Going go UGA to pursue a Masters in College Student Affairs Administration.

Park Hall Memory: This line perfectly sums up my time at Park Hall. To my professors, thank you for showing me that I will always have more to learn, and that is not a bad thing. It is because of you that I will always look for opportunities to grow in wisdom and learning!

"She hoped to be wise and reasonable in time; but alas! alas! she must confess to herself that she was not wise yet” from Persuasion by Jane Austen.  


Image removed.Mackenzie Wright

B.A. in English, Dean's List

“Never regret anything that once made you smile” attributed to Mark Twain


Janis YoonJanis Yoon

B.A. in English, Minor in Linguistics

Activities and Awards: Several of their poems have been published with Stillpoint literary magazine, and they have also been awarded the Spring 2020 Undergraduate Essay Prize for Best Essay Highlighting Primary Sources.

Future Plans: Whenever they move to New York, Janis will continue writing poems, stories, and music.

"The stones that were once our troubled hearts are eating chocolate. I come to sell you fish, the bread in my blood and my existence” from "Juarez" by Frank Lima

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