Summer 1999 Emory Magazine

Commencement 1999

"May we here today be exhilarated"

Five Receive Honorary Degrees
154th Commencement Facts

Student Awards
Brittain Award: Cameron N. Welborn '99L
McMullan Award: Brant D. Brown '99C

Ones to Watch
Brian M. Oubre'99C
Katrina R. Samuels '99C
Stephanie M. Denton '99C

Kenya K. Hansford '99B
Jason R. Howard '99B

Oxford College Commencement
Millennial musings
"You have given us yourself"

Ones to Watch:
Jason R. Howard '99B


Business, concentration in finance

Post-graduation plan:

Joining investment firm Goldman Sachs on Wall Street as an analyst in the merger group, a position he landed through Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, a New York City-based program that recruits minority college students nationwide to work at top-tier firms

Career and life plan: "Manage a private equity fund that buys and sells companies, using the profits to fund educational opportunities for inner-city kids and Christian ministries around the world."
Emory's role in achieving his goals: "Instructed me in the fundamental business concepts and provided me with the framework needed to analyze business operations, strategies, and opportunities."


"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." (Matthew 5:16)
Most inspiring teacher and course:

Susan Johnson, "Decision Science II."

"I began the class with little interest in company operations, but as Johnson presented the material, I realized that operations knowledge would help me understand how a company makes money, monitors quality and efficiency, and controls costs."

Favorite extracurricular activity:

Emory READ.

"I enjoyed working with Stee'ven Hunter, a second-grader at Slayton Elementary, and contributing to his learning experience."

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