Graduating MSU interior design seniors present 27th annual exhibition

Individual photos of MSU's graduating interior design seniors
Graduating Mississippi State interior design seniors include (top row, l-r): Abby A. Holloway of Madison; Addison K. Buntin of Batesville; Alexis Bartlewski of Birmingham, Alabama; Ashley R. King of Meridian; Ashlyn M. Cummins of Merigold; Cary B. Reynolds of Amory; (second row, l-r): Colleen O. Dahl of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina; Cynda A. Bradley of Byram; Emily C. Gafford of New Albany; Hannah N. Hancock of Long Beach; Myah K. Watson of Horn Lake; Jayla J. Dorse of Byhalia; (third row, l-r): Jaylin A. Gilland of Olive Branch; Jenna Porter of Dyersburg, Tennessee; Jennifer P. Langham of Gulf Breeze, Florida; Jessica N. McEachern of Oxford; Jordan D. Hester of Conway, Arkansas; Kat Sykes of Columbus; (fourth row, l-r): Kate Charlton of Fairhope, Alabama; Katelyn M. Courtney of Florence; Lauren Ashley Flack of Medina, Tennessee; Maegan E. Moore of Cordova, Tennessee; Mary Beth McClung of Birmingham, Alabama; Samantha R. Wilson of Louisville; (bottom row, l-r): Sara M. Ellison of Seminole, Alabama; Sarah L. L. Richardson of Lakeland, Florida; Sharnae T. Hayslett of Horn Lake; and Sheridan L. Morris of Pelahatchie. (Submitted photo)

Contact: Christie McNeal

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Twenty-eight senior interior design majors at Mississippi State are showcasing their work in a final exhibition, available for viewing online.

The 27th Annual Interior Design Senior Exhibition includes a senior board with select work from each student and a link to their full academic portfolios. The students’ work can be viewed at

“Despite three semesters in a pandemic, the interior design seniors have finished with great success, and we’re so proud of them,” said Interior Design Program Director Beth R. Miller. “Their Senior Exhibit boards and their portfolios demonstrate their talent and design abilities.”

All seniors graduating this year, student exhibitors include (by hometown):

AMORY—Cary B. Reynolds

BATESVILLE—Addison K. Buntin

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama—Alexis Bartlewski and Mary E. “Mary Beth” McClung

BYHALIA—Jayla J. Dorse

BYRAM—Cynda A. Bradley

COLUMBUS—Sarah K. “Kat” Sykes

CONWAY, Arkansas—Jordan D. Hester

CORDOVA, Tennessee—Maegan E. Moore

DYERSBURG, Tennessee—Virginia J. “Jenna” Porter

FAIRHOPE, Alabama—Mary K. “Kate” Charlton

FLORENCE—Katelyn M. Courtney

GULF BREEZE, Florida—Jennifer P. Langham

HORN LAKE—Sharnae T. Hayslett and Myah K. Watson

LAKELAND, Florida—Sarah L. L. Richardson

LONG BEACH—Hannah N. Hancock

LOUISVILLE—Samantha R. Wilson

MADISON—Abby A. Holloway

MEDINA, Tennessee—Lauren Ashley Flack

MERIDIAN—Ashley R. King

MERIGOLD—Ashlyn M. Cummins

MOUNT PLEASANT, South Carolina—Colleen O. Dahl

NEW ALBANY—Emily C. Gafford

OLIVE BRANCH—Jaylin A. Gilland

OXFORD—Jessica N. McEachern

PELAHATCHIE—Sheridan L. Morris

SEMINOLE, Alabama—Sara M. Ellison

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