May 14, 2013
In May, Ryan Martin Carter graduated as the valedictorian in the Class of '13. An economics and commerce major, Ryan accepted a position Morgan Stanley in New York City.
While a student, he served as a Head Resident Advisor, as a Peer Mentor, and as Captain of the varsity baseball team where he played catcher and outfield. Ryan was a member of the Society of '91 (leadership program), the national honor societies Phi Beta Kappa (academics) and Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership), and was selected for Who's Who Among Students in Universities and Colleges. He received the Sophomore Academic Excellence Award, the President's Award for Scholarship and Character, the Samuel S. Jones Phi Beta Kappa Award, and the All-ODAC All-Academic Award.
In 2012, Ryan was named as one of 54 Truman Scholars-an award given to exceptional college juniors across the United States. He also worked with the W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute at Princeton University and participated in the Institute for Responsible Citizenship in Washington, DC.