Wolfpack Student-Athletes Set To Graduate

Forty-three current and former Wolfpack student-athletes will be among the 3,900 North Carolina State University students expected to receive their degrees at spring commencement exercises, which will take place on Saturday, May 14, at the RBC Center in Raleigh.

NC State's male recipient of the Kennett Award, Julius Hodge from the men's basketball team, will highlight the list of graduates. The Kennett Award is given annually to the university's top student-athletes.

This spring, 10 members of the swimming and diving teams will receive degrees, while nine members of the track and field/cross country squads are on schedule to graduate on Saturday. Football boasts seven in caps and gowns and members of the baseball team will earn four degrees. Women's tennis has three set to participate in commencements. Gymnastics and men's basketball each have two student-athletes graduating, and rifle, women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, men's golf and volleyball each have one recipient.

Also of note, Ashley Seaton and Janelle Vadnais of the women's track and field and cross country teams will be receiving their Master's of Art degrees.

Adrianne Adams, Women's Track and Field/Cross Country, Biological Sciences
Sutton Barbrey, Men's Golf, Accounting
Lindsay Baskwell, Women's Swimming & Diving, Communications
Kendra Bell, Women's Basketball, Accounting
Justin Branch, Men's Soccer, Communications
Rachel Bumgardner, Women's Swimming & Diving, Political Science
Karen Burbella, Women's Swimming & Diving, Textile Apparel Management
Laura Cutler, Women's Swimming & Diving, Business Management
Matt Devine, Baseball, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Ryan Dorety, Rifle, Technology-Horticultural Science
Rickey Fowler, Football, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Troy Graham, Football, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Abby Griffith, Women's Swimming & Diving, Engineering
Erin Griswold, Women's Soccer, Psychology
Jorge Gutierrez, Men's Swimming & Diving, Engineering
John Henderson, Men's Track and Field/Cross Country, Mathematics Education
Julius Hodge, Men's Basketball, Communications
Eric Hoverstad, Men's Track and Field/Cross Country, Biological Sciences
Cotra Jackson, Football, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Jennifer Jassawalla, Women's Tennis, Biological Engineering
Leslie Jimison, Women's Track and Field/Cross Country, Materials Engineering
Ryan Johnson, Baseball, Political Science
Bryan Kinneberg, Baseball, Philosophy
Kristin Lam, Women's Tennis, Communications
Josianne Lauber, Women's Track and Field/Cross Country, English-Writing and Communication-Mass Communication
Abby Lewis, Women's Swimming & Diving, Biological Sciences
Lee Mezistrano, Baseball, Communications
Chance Moyer, Football, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Chris Nixon, Men's Swimming & Diving, Chemistry
Taylor Parker, Women's Tennis, Business Management
Molly Pennington, Gymnastics, Industrial Engineering-Furniture Option
Catherine Parks, Men's Swimming & Diving, Biological Sciences
Alexis Pero, Gymnastics, Psychology
Brian Pursley, Men's Swimming & Diving, Business Management
Lamont Reid, Football, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Shane Riggs, Football, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Melanie Rowe, Volleyball, Biological Sciences
Ashley Seaton, Women's Track and Field/Cross Country, Master's of Art, Liberal Studies
Anderson Smith, Men's Track and Field/Cross Country, History
KJ Stone, Football, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Janelle Vadnais, Women's Track and Field/Cross Country, Master's of Art, English
Levi Watkins, Men's Basketball, Business Management
Ginger Wheeler, Women's Track and Field/Cross Country, Materials Engineering


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