Centre College Mathematics Program

What our Majors have Done


Distinguished Award Winners

  1. Chelsey Beal, 2011, The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program
  2. Morgan Smith, 2010, Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in Egypt
  3. Michael Henry, 2009 Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in Madrid Spain and 2010 Rotary Fellowship
  4. Sara Boehm, 2003 Gavin Eastman Wiseman Valedictorian Prize for the highest gpa while earning a double major in economics and mathematics.
  5. Natalie Lents, 2003 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship to study mathematics during her senior year at Centre College.
  6. Michael Lanham, 2000 Rhodes Scholar to study mathematical biology at Oxford University in England.
  7. Emily Upton, 1999 Fulbright Scholar to study the mathematics education system in France.
  8. Brian Mattingly, 1998 Fulbright Scholar to study Gypsy culture in Spain.


Finance and Insurance

  1. Research Analyst for AC Neilsen BASES
  2. Underwriter at Humana Corporation
  3. Economist at the Research Triangle Institute
  4. Analyst at the 5th Third Bank in Louisville
  5. Actuaries at Humana in Louisville, Safeco, Sedgewick James, Inc., Guardian Life Insurance Company of America in New York
  6. Accountants at Ventura Foods and Ray, Hegen, & Henderson
  7. Auditor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  8. Financial Analyst in RJ Corman Railway Group
  9. Financial Analyst in Coldstream Labs
  10. Financial Analyst at Wheat First Union Bank
  11. Credit Analyst at First Farmers Bank
  12. Application System Programmer at First American National Bank
  13. Assistant Trader at The Iyo Bank



  1. Electrical Engineer at Motorola
  2. Research and Development at Hewlett-Packard
  3. Geotechnical Engineer
  4. Environmental Engineer at Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.
  5. Mechanical Engineer at Ford Motor Company
  6. Chemical Engineer at Abbott Laboratories


Medical Professions

  1. Surgeon in Louisville
  2. Physician at West Jefferson Medical Center
  3. Audiologist at Beltone Hearing Center
  4. Respiratory Therapist at Caritas Hospital
  5. Physician Assistant


Systems Analysts & Computer Programmers

  1. Systems Analyst at the National Centre for Computational Toxicology in the Research Triangle
  2. Systems Analyst at Exstream Software Company
  3. Software Developer at Exstream Software Company
  4. Consulting Systems Engineer at Humana
  5. Systems Analyst at Trecom Business Systems, Inc.
  6. Systems Consultant at Lucent Technologies
  7. Systems Administrator at Addington Environmental, Inc.
  8. Programmer and Analyst at Federal Express
  9. Business Relations Analyst at Electronic Data Systems
  10. Systems Analyst at East KY Power Cooperative
  11. Computer Programmer at Lexmark International
  12. Systems Analyst at Total Development Solutions


Law and Government

  1. Law School at Berkeley
  2. Law School at Harvard
  3. Law School at University of Kentucky
  4. Several members of the U.S. Army
  5. One member of the FBI



  1. Centre College
  2. Manchester College
  3. Framingham State University
  4. Finneytown High School in Finneytown, Ohio
  5. Lexington Catholic High School in Lexington, Kentucky
  6. Lexington High School in Lexington, Massachusetts
  7. The Lexington School in Lexington, Kentucky
  8. Lincoln High School in Lincoln County, Kentucky
  9. Male High School in Louisville, Kentucky
  10. Scott High School in Kenton County, Kentucky


Graduate School (since 1990)

  1. Chemistry at Wake Forest University and University of Wisconsin, Madison
  2. Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon, University of Kentucky, University of Massachusetts
  3. Economics at University of Louisville, University of Tennessee, University of Virginia
  4. Law at Berkeley, Harvard, University of Kentucky
  5. M.B.A. at University of Louisville
  6. Materials Science at Pennsylvania State University
  7. Mathematical Biology at Oxford University
  8. Mathematics at Dartmouth College, North Carolina State University, Purdue University, University of Georgia, University of Illinois, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Notre Dame, University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Wake Forest University, Washington University in Saint Louis
  9. Optics at the University of Rochester
  10. Physics at Dartmouth College, Georgia Tech, Michigan State University, University of Virginia, University of Kentucky
  11. Vulcanology at the University of Georgia
  12. Statistics at the University of Kentucky


Other Career Choices

  1. Assistant PGA Professional Apprentice at Old Capital Golf Club
  2. Assistant account executive for the Idea Farm
  3. Purchasing Specialist at Toyota Motor Manufacturing
  4. Account supervisor at The Integer Group
  5. Architect
  6. District production manager at Holex Ltd.
  7. Minister
  8. Product manager at AT&T Network Systems
  9. Program coordinator at Duke University Women's Center
  10. Project director at Management Sciences Associates
  11. Quality Control at Fruit-of-the-Loom
  12. Quality manager at Praxair/Pyromet
  13. Research assistant Oak Ridge National Lab
  14. Slot machine designer