FAITH AND LEARNING SCHOLARS
2018 Fall Cohort
Caroline Parker is a senior from Boonville, Missouri. She is majoring in Accounting with a minor in Economics. Caroline is a member of Watermark Community Church where she serves on the College Ministry team. She also works at IF:Gathering, a woman's ministry that seeks to equip women in the church. Caroline is passionate about seeing women across the world unleashed to live their purpose in Christ. In her free time, she enjoys reading books, watching Netflix documentaries, and spending time outside. After graduation, Caroline plans to continue working at IF:Gathering
Daniel T. Rosa is a senior studying Marketing with a Spanish minor. Hailing from San Antonio, Daniel spends his time delving into books on faith, morals, and personal health. When he isn't singing, he plays piano, guitar, basketball, or just listens to good choral music. As the Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council at SMU and as Communications Chair of Mustangs for Life, he takes his activism seriously working to embolden the next generation of leaders. Daniel looks forward to entering his next phase in life, whether as a full-time missionary or sports marketer
Audrey Lawrence is from Dallas, TX. At age 16, she moved to New York City to complete her training at the School of American Ballet. After she turned 18, she received a job offer from the Semperoper Ballet in Dresden, Germany and moved there to begin her dancing career. After two years of living and dancing in Germany, Audrey decided to move back to Texas to pursue higher education at SMU. She is studying Engineering, Management, Information, and Systems (EMIS) in pursuit of a Management Science B.S. She is a member of Watermark Community Church and loves serving there outside of school.
Chris is a senior from Houston, TX majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics. His relationship with his family and his faith are central aspects of his life that he has made the focus of his years as SMU. Chris enjoys sharing his story and inviting others into conversation about anything from politics to sports to conspiracy theories. As an devoted Houston sports fan, you can always be sure he is wearing Astros, Rockets, or Texans gear around campus. He is very active with SMU Catholic and plans to enroll in the 4+1 Masters program following his graduation in May 2019.
Bethanne is a Junior from Dallas, Texas, currently majoring in Biology and Health and Society with minors in Psychology and Music. In her time at SMU, she has joined organizations such as Reformed Unoversity Fellowship, been New Member Educator for the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, and worked as a math instructor at Mathnasium. In Bethanne’s free time, she likes to find new coffee shops and read. After completing her undergraduate studies, she plans on attending medical school to pursue a career as a pediatrician.
Sam Giles is a junior from Boulder, Colorado and is majoring in Computer Science and Spanish. He is a sacristan and altar server for SMU Catholic, and can likely be found in the Catholic Center when he’s not in class. Outside of school, Sam loves traveling, photography, music, sports, and spending Saturdays with the boys. He is excited for the opportunity to meet more faith-centered students and to take advantage of the program to soak up new ideas and grow in his own faith.
Caroline Cayot is from Woodbury, MN. She is double majoring in Business and Management Science. She enjoys being a member of the Boulevard Investments Group, club lacrosse, and her sorority, Chi Omega. She loves to read, travel, and spend times with family and friends. She is on the leadership team of StuMo, a campus ministry, and loves leading her bible study for freshmen girls.
Michael is a junior studying Civil Engineering. He domes from Miami, Florida, where he worked in the environmental consulting industry. At SMU he is the President of SMU debate, VP of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and a member of the University Conduct Board. Michael aspires to go into the management consulting industry and find answers to the world's most complicated business problems.
Kyle Weber is a sophomore from Rockford, Illinois. He is a Finance major with a concentration in Alternative Assets and a minor in History. Kyle is a member of Beta Upsilon Chi, College Republicans, and Young Americans for Freedom. He is a teacher's assistant for both undergraduate financial accounting and MBA financial derivatives. He enjoys golf, poker, weight lifting, classic rock, and attending Highland Park United Methodist Church while in Dallas and Life Church while in Illinois. This summer, he will be interning as a Private Equity Analyst in Dallas.