Alumni Successes

Biology Alumni

Carter Anderson Profile Picture

Class of: 2019

Carter Anderson graduated from Carroll in 2019. As a freshman pre-med student, Carter happened upon his passion for language and earned degrees in biology and French. His senior year, he completed a virtual portfolio outlining how French has...Read more

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Class of: 2017

David Woolston, a 2017 grad in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology has been working for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA, and just got his first research publication. His work concerns long term survival in patients with...Read more

Leah Esposito Photo

Class of: 2017

Leah's Moment

Leah Esposito,  a biology major with a 3.97 GPA, is no stranger to championship moments. During her career as a...Read more

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Class of: 2016

BA high school volleyball standout, the Choteau native was accepted to a variety of schools. But when she first toured Carroll, Alissa Abentroth felt that she fit in and decided that's where I want to go to school. On Carroll's campus everyone says, '...Read more

Snapshot of Elizabeth Morris with an ocean view in the background

Class of: 2016

Double Major: Spanish and Biology

Why Spanish? I chose to study Spanish in order to be able to travel and communicate with others first hand. I was also always interested in Latin American history,...Read more

Portrait of Jonathyn Jannot

Class of: 2016

What is your favorite thing about Helena?

One of my favorite things about Carroll is how close it is to downtown Helena. Carrolll's campus is within walking distance of all the great attractions downtown Helena has to offer. There's the...Read more

Portrait of Pierce Peasley

Class of: 2016

What is your favorite thing about Helena?

Living in Helena has been a fantastic part of my Carroll experience. The city is situated so that you can participate in a wide variety of outdoor activities from skiing to ice fishing. However, not...Read more

Portrait of Ted Olenick

Class of: 2016

"My name is Ted Olenick and I am currently in medical school at ICOM in Boise, ID. I grew up in Pocatello, ID, before ultimately deciding to make the move up to Montana to attend Carroll. The decision to choose Carroll was by no means an easy one...Read more

Snapshot of Katie Ryan Smiling

Class of: 2015

Major: Biology;  Minor: Theology

I really enjoyed the moral theology courses I was taking and decided to push it further.  The balance between the black and white nature of biology and...Read more

Portrait of Megahn McKeown, Carroll College Alumni

Class of: 2011

There are numerous reasons why the biology program truly shines at Carroll, but I believe the primary reason is the amazing interaction that occurs between the professor and student. The professors make it a priority to get to know each...Read more

Snapshot of Judith Simcox in the lab

Class of: 2007

“The biology program at Carroll College is exceptional in so many ways, but the one that continues to surprise me is how invested the teachers are in the students. When I was applying to graduate school, every person who interviewed me said that the...Read more

Andy Brown holding an elk skull and antlers

Class of: 2005

B.A. Biology 2005

The Biology Program at Carroll taught me that learning occurs every moment of your life and that friends can be both professors and students. The professors have the ability to establish a personal relationship with each...Read more

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Class of: 2005

Carroll was not only the college I attended, but also my home for 4 years. It is a school where your professors are both your mentors and friends, where classmates work toward success together, and where you receive an education that more than...Read more

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Class of: 1990

A 1990 biology graduate, John Michelotti, is a successful orthopedic surgeon practicing in Helena, Montana. While working on a fellowship in sports medicine in Vail, Colorado, he had the opportunity to care for star running back Terrell Davis, the U.S...Read more

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Class of: 1990

Steve Schmechel, M.D., Ph.D., graduated in biology from Carroll in 1990. He is currently a clinical pathology resident at the University of Washington. Schmechel believes the preparation he received at Carroll made a difference.

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Portrait of Emily Speranza

Helena native and Carroll graduate Emily Speranza is breaking the mold with her math and biology double major by pursuing a doctoral degree in a field she says is dominated by men.

In the fall, she is starting a fellowship, which includes full...Read more