Published on May 14, 2024 by Diamond Nunnally  
math cs celebration 2024

On April 11, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science recognized the outstanding achievements of its majors, including graduating seniors, department award recipients, honor society inductees and students receiving cords and certificates. Attendees also heard an inspirational message from alumna Savannah Kimberlin '16, the associate vice president at Barna Group. 

The 2024 Math and Computer Science graduates are as follows: 

  •  Math Major: Robbie Hedden 
  • Computer Science Majors: Christopher Berggren, Brittany Bishop, Lily Bouldin, Kyle Galloway, Camden Gammicchia, JohnPaul Garcia, Davis Graham, Will Johnson, Logan May, Jonah Rinehart, Emily Rouse, Cooper Sullivan, Adam Tamucci, Joey Tarnowski 

 Departmental award recipients are as follows: 

  • Award for Excellence in Mathematics: Kendall Bearden, Gabbie Hoots, Dylan Lee, Madison Tarifa 
  • Emerging Mathematician Award: Sam Johnson 
  • Outstanding Senior in Computer Science Award: Cooper Sullivan, Joey Tarnowski 
  • Emerging Computer Scientist Award: Kendall Bearden, Fulton Browne, Andrew Desimone, Ainslee Johnson, Grant King, Dylan Spivey 

Pi Mu Epsilon Math Honor Society inductees include:  

  • Jordan Goldsmith, Gabbie Hoots, Caroline Meyers, Drew Middleton, Grace Patterson, Riley Sinn 

Samford academic honors recipients are as follows: 

  • Certificate recipients: Noah Berry, Brittany Bishop, Katie Boarman, Isaac Friedman, Megan Fulmer, Sam Johnson, Mason Kimball, Drew Middleton, Jose Ocampo, Alessandro Onate, Jackson Orth, Emily Rouse, Adam Tamucci 
  • Cord recipients: Kendall Bearden, Lily Bouldin, Fulton Browne, Tyler Burke, Andrew DeSimone, Grace Engel, Anna Claire Gannon, Adelyn Gurley, Andrew Hill, Gabbie Hoots, Ainslee Johnson, Grant King, Dylan Lee, Jake Masaschi, Caroline Meyers, Lucas Mintz, Katie Peterson, Sarah Rae Pritchard, Jonah Rinehart, Dylan Spivey, Cooper Sullivan, Madison Tarifa, Joey Tarnowski 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.