Current Students

Meet some of our Honors Scholars!

  • Kayla Claiborne

    Kayla Claiborne

    Kayla Claiborne is a member of the Honors cohort of 2021 who is double majoring in Biology & French. Kayla will pursue a career in Wildlife Protection/Conservation after college and her ultimate goal is to travel the world, experiencing the lives of others, and along the way, making life a little easier for all those she encounters. Kayla is also a member of the E&H Equestrian Team.

  • Lexi DeMers

    Lexi DeMers

    Lexi DeMers is a member of the Honors cohort of 2019 who is majoring in Economics with a double minor in Business Management and International Business. Lexi plans on establishing a career in the Financial Sector utilizing her Economics degree and Business minors to improve one company or even the economy as a whole. She is a member of the Hermesian Literary Society, Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society, and Treasurer of the Blue Key Honor Society. She also volunteers in the community by helping local families submit their tax returns and by planning Relay for Life events to help raise funds to fight cancer.

  • Robbie Goins

    Robbie Goins

    Robbie is a member of the Honors cohort of 2022 who is majoring in Music. In the future, Robbie sees himself performing for a big audience in either an ensemble of sorts or possibly solo. Robbie is involved in many groups on campus, such as marching band, in which he plays baritone saxophone, along with a saxophone ensemble, singing in the chamber and concert choirs, and singing in a student-led a capella group. Robbie is also a member of the Emory & Henry Outdoor Program. 

  • Dixie Holliday

    Dixie Holliday

    Dixie Holliday is a member of the Honors cohort of 2021 who is double majoring in Accounting and Spanish. Dixie aspires to one day work as an accountant for an organization in Spain. On campus, Dixie is a co-captain of the Color Guard and Winter Guard, a member of the Emory Activites Board, a Peer Educator, a member of the Multicultural Student Association, and a Blue & Gold Society Ambassador. In addition, Dixie is a Bonner Scholar and a Resident Advisor.

  • Layne Hubble

    Layne Hubble

    Layne Hubble is a member of the cohort of 2020 and is majoring in History and Political Science (Pre-Law). Layne is interested in and very passionate about ancient and medieval history. Ideally, Layne would like to become a museum curator or lawyer— potentially combining the two and becoming a lawyer in Provenance Law (returning historical artifacts and artwork to the nations and people it originally came from). On campus Layne is an Honors Orientation Head-Coordinator, a Head Trip Leader for the Outdoor Program, member of the Outdoor Program prestigious Adventure Team, president of Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society, member of the Hermesian Debate Society, member of the E&H Climate Collaborative, member of the Student Art Association, Supplemental Instructor for the History department, sweetheart of Theta Chi Epsilon Social Fraternity, and a Student Government Association Probation Officer.

  • Ethan King

    Ethan King

    Ethan King is a member of the Honors cohort of 2019 and is majoring in Politics, Philosophy, Economics, and Religion, with a minor in Sociology. After E&H, Ethan hopes to pursue a PhD in Religion and continue working in the fields of both Politics and Religion. On campus, Ethan is a member of the Hermesian Literary Society and a Resident Adviser.

  • Marissa Marcus

    Marissa Marcus

    Marissa is a member of the Honors cohort of 2019 with a double major in Acting and Psychology. She has three dreams: she would like to go on to graduate school after E&H to become a practicing clinical psychologist, she wants to hone her craft and become a professional actor, and she wants to live in a world where those two goals can be achieved at the exact same time.

  • Katherine Meyers

    Katherine Meyers

    Katherine is a member of the Honors cohort of 2019 who is majoring in Civic Innovation with a minor in Sociology. She is passionate about advocacy and activism, and after college, she hopes to pursue this passion by pursuing a master’s degree in Social Work. On campus, Katherine is involved in many organizations including the Multicultural Student Association, the Outdoor Program, the TEDx EHC team, and is an Honors Program Office Associate. Katherine is also currently working to design and implement an American Sign Language course at E&H, as well as co-leading an initiative to create gender-neutral housing for students on campus, in hopes of creating a more inclusive environment for everyone at Emory & Henry.

  • Rachel Smoot

    Rachel Smoot

    Rachel Smoot is a member of the Honors cohort of 2019 who is triple majoring in Political Science, Economics, & History. After college, she intends to attend law school. She is also a member of the E&H Softball team, the Hermesian Literary Society, plays piccolo & flute for the E&H marching & concert bands respectively, and is a member of both  Phi Eta Sigma and Pi Sigma Alpha honor societies. Rachel is also a supplemental instructor for a first-year transitions class.

  • Caleb Wallace

    Caleb Wallace

    Caleb Wallace is a member of the Honors cohort of 2020 who is majoring in Mathematics and Economics. Caleb is also a member of the E&H baseball team and the head of the Math Club. Following his time at Emory and Henry, Caleb plans to become a financial advisor.