Baylor's 73rd Round Table Chosen

Monday, August 25, 2014
Seated, from left, President Mattie Bono, Vice President Sean Zhang, Secretary Gage Taylor, James Hornsby, and Sam Crowell.  Standing, from left, Ansley Murphy, Lily Haskins, Kate Conway, Haydon Tucker, Cat Davis, Tracy Jiao, Ellen Kanavos, Vivien Eckert, Sarah Fitzsimmons. and Joyce Wang. English instructor Heather Ott serves as the group's faculty advisers.
Seated, from left, President Mattie Bono, Vice President Sean Zhang, Secretary Gage Taylor, James Hornsby, and Sam Crowell. Standing, from left, Ansley Murphy, Lily Haskins, Kate Conway, Haydon Tucker, Cat Davis, Tracy Jiao, Ellen Kanavos, Vivien Eckert, Sarah Fitzsimmons. and Joyce Wang. English instructor Heather Ott serves as the group's faculty advisers.

Fifteen Baylor seniors have been selected for the school's 73rd Round Table.  

Founded in 1942, the prestigious literary discussion group emphasizes independent thought and lively debate. Selection to the Round Table is considered to be among Baylor's highest honors, said officials.

The Round Table includes President Mattie Bono, Vice President Sean Zhang, Secretary Gage Taylor, James Hornsby, Sam Crowell, Ansley Murphy, Lily Haskins, Kate Conway, Haydon Tucker, Cat Davis, Tracy Jiao, Ellen Kanavos, Vivien Eckert, Sarah Fitzsimmons and Joyce Wang. English instructor Heather Ott serves as the group's faculty advisers.



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