A Senior Sendoff

  • (from left to right) John York, Katie Kurilko, Martha Ramsey, Ed Bauman, Rachel Malo, Carl Ford, Josie Daniel and Liz Miller pose in their caps and gowns.

"We would like to thank the Evans Scholars Foundation, Par Club members, other major donors, and Chick Evans for affording us this wonderful scholarship. Without the help of the Evans Scholars Foundation, we would not have been able to afford to attend MSU, let alone a four-year institution. Go Green and thanks Chick!"

John York is graduating with a finance degree from the Broad College of Business. He will be relocating to Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, to work as a credit analyst in the Middle Market Banking and Specialized Industries Group for J.P. Morgan and Chase.

Rachel Malo is graduating with a degree in psychology with a bachelor's in science and a minor in health promotion. Upon graduation, Rachel will be attending Oakland University for her grad school program, through which she will earn a master's of education in special education with a concentration in applied behavior analysis. This summer, she will be working at her special needs summer camp and will apply for behavior technician jobs in the fall. She is excited to pursue a career field in special needs and work with individuals that have impacted her life so much.

Martha Ramsey is graduating with a degree in supply chain management from the Broad College of Business. She will be moving to Phoenix, Arizona to work for Honeywell Aerospace as a member of the Integrated Supply Chain Rotational Program.

Cale Kaczmarek is graduating with a finance degree from the Broad College of Business. He was a member of the Financial Markets Institute on campus, and will be moving to Chicago, Illinois to work as a full-time investment banking analyst at William Blair.

David Brewster is graduating with a bachelor of science with a degree in food industry management. After graduation, David will be moving to Grand Rapids, Michigan to work as a sales associate for Camping World.

Katie Kurilko is graduating with a degree in music education from the College of Music. In the fall of 2018, she will be student teaching at Lakewood Elementary in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and will teach elementary general music and beginning band to the young fifth grade students in the area.

Jack Koperski is graduating with a degree in supply chain management from the Broad College of Business. He will be moving to Grand Rapids, Michigan to work as a consumer/customer support coordinator for BISSELL Homecare Inc.

Ed Bauman is graduating with a degree in user experience and project management from the College of Arts and Letters. For now, he is undecided on where he will be after graduation, but he has interviewed for business analyst and project manager positions in various areas.

Josie Daniel is graduating from the College of Natural Science with a bachelor's in zoology. After graduation, she will volunteer for three weeks to help with "Reach Out Volunteers" in South Africa as an assistant for conservation projects with the local game parks and community building projects in the local Zulu villages. She plans to take a gap year before applying to vet school (either at MSU or at the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University). She hopes to work at the Detroit Zoo during this gap year, and has also applied for a residency research position within the Center for Zoo Animal Welfare and Ethics at the Detroit Zoological Society.

Bradley Taylor is graduating from the College of Communication Arts and Sciences with a major in advertising management and Media and with a minor in public relations. As of right now, Bradley is applying for jobs in the Greater Detroit Area.

Alex Knop is graduating with a degree in applied engineering sciences from the College of Engineering. This upcoming fall, Alex will still be in school for a few extra classes, and plans to stay in the East Lansing area.

John Haadsma is graduating with a degree in physiology from the College of Lyman Briggs. This summer, he will be working as a research associate at MPI Research in Kalamazoo. He will also be applying to dental school during the summer.

Liz Miller is graduating with a major in supply chain management with a minor in educational studies from the Broad College of Business. She is currently looking for a job where she can apply her supply chain knowledge to help a nonprofit. She is also looking into various grad school programs.

Carl Ford is graduating with a major in international relations from the James Madison College with a minor in global public health and epidemiology. He will finish up his degree in the fall of 2018. For the summer, Carl plans to intern for the Department of Justice in Newark, New Jersey, or for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation in Washington, D.C.

Jordan Harris is graduating with a degree in food industry management from the College of Agriculture. He plans to move down south to start his career.