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63 Student-Athletes Graduate

Georgia Tech's graduating student-athletes with A.D. Todd Stansbury (IM, 1984) at Friday's GTAA Graduation Brunch.
May 6, 2017

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THE FLATS - Sixty-three Georgia Tech student-athletes were conferred degrees during the Institute's spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday at McCamish Pavilion.

The student-athletes that officially became Georgia Tech alumni this weekend include:

Baseball

Brandon Boggs: Literature, Media, and Communication
Jonathan King: Industrial Engineering
Ryan Peurifoy: Business Administration
Matthew Phillips: Business Administration
Coleman Poje: Business Administration

Men's Basketball
Josh Heath: Business Administration
Corey Heyward: Business Administration
Kellen McCormick: Master's-Integrated Facility & Property Management
Quinton Stephens: Business Administration

Women's Basketball

Katarina Vuckovic: Business Administration

Cheerleading

Jonathan Bishop: Aerospace Engineering
Sutton Garrett: Industrial Engineering
David Habashy: Aerospace Engineering
Randy Liang: Mechanical Engineering
Parker Shaw: Business Administration
Adam Wasserman: Business Administration
Jennifer Weiss: Industrial Engineering

Women's Cross Country/Track & Field

Sarah Bowles: Mechanical Engineering
Melissa Fairey: Mechanical Engineering
Donjhae Jones: Chemical Engineering
Hayley Keadey: Biology
Rachel Thorne: Industrial Engineering
Carissa Tipler: Business Administration

Men's Cross Country/Track & Field

Christopher Burnett: Mechanical Engineering
Zane Coburn: History, Technology, and Society
Miles Dayoub: Industrial Engineering
Matthew Nix: Business Administration

Football

Grant Aasen: Industrial Engineering
Niko Anderson: Business Administration
Harrison Butker: Industrial Engineering
Ryan Braswell: Business Administration
Shamire Devine: Literature, Media, and Communication
J.J. Green: History, Technology, and Society
Chris Griffin: Business Administration
Corey Griffin: Business Administration
Cordaro Howard: History, Technology, and Society
Matthew Jordan: Business Administration
Ryan Rodwell: Industrial Engineering
Rod Sweeting: Business Administration
Kendarius Whitehead: Business Administration

Golf

Michael Hines: Business Administration
Vince Whaley: Business Administration

Softball

Colleen Darragh: Business Administration
Sam Pierannunzi: Business Administration

Men's Swimming & Diving

Robert Borowicz: Computer Science
Dan Cohen Solal: Biology
Omar Eteiba: Business Administration
Alexander Goerzen: Economics
Kevin Smith: Materials Science & Engineering

Women's Swimming & Diving

Andrea Demick: Business Administration
Camille Felix: Literature, Media, and Communication
Samantha Kase: Business Administration
Maddie Paschal: Business Administration
Chiara Ruiu: Industrial Design
Madison Young: Biology

Men's Tennis

Carlos Benito: Business Administration

Women's Tennis

Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer: Business Administration
Rasheeda McAdoo: Business Administration

Volleyball

London Ackermann: Business Administration
Rebecca Martin: Industrial Engineering
Lauren Pitz: Biology
Annika Van Gunst: Mechanical Engineering
Teegan Van Gunst: Mechanical Engineering

On Friday morning, Georgia Tech athletics honored its 63 soon-to-be alums during a graduation brunch at the Georgia Tech Student Success Center. Speakers included director of athletics Todd Stansbury, volleyball head coach Michelle Collier and Letterwinners Club director Lucius Sanford, as well as several of the graduating student-athletes Lauren Pitz (volleyball) and Quinton Stephens (men's basketball).

The event culminated with Stansbury presenting each graduate with a gold sash that that identifies them as student-athletes during the commencement ceremonies. Academic success has long been a staple of Georgia Tech athletics. In the latest data released by the NCAA, Georgia Tech boasts an 87-percent Graduation Success Rate (an all-time high at Tech) and four teams (women's cross country, golf, men's swimming & diving and volleyball) earned NCAA Public Recognition Awards this week for compiling Academic Progress Rates that rank among the top 10 percent nationally in their respective sports.