Drake Student-Athletes To Receive Diplomas This Week

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – A total of 40 Drake University student-athletes from 10 different sports will receive their diploma at Drake University’s 142nd commencement ceremonies this weekend at the Knapp Center. SoftballKaitlyn Finneran – Biology – Summa Cum LaudeMaddie Hooyman – Actuarial ScienceTrack & Field and Cross CountryMichael Dolan – MarketingReed Fischer – English/Public Relations – Magna Cum LaudeSamantha Nielsen – Biology – Cum LaudeJohnanthan Osifuye-White – Economics/International BusinessAdam Perkins – Entrepreneurial Management/MarketingShelby Varney – Elementary Teacher Education – Magna Cum LaudeGeorge Webb – Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular BiologyVolleyballChandelle Davidson – Accounting/ManagementCapris Quaites – International Business/Marketing – Magna Cum LaudeMakena Schoene – English/MarketingMichelle Thommi – Health SciencesNicole Woods – Marketing/Management Athletically, nine of the graduates have earned all-conference honors this season. Saturday’s commencement puts the finishing touches on another outstanding academic year for the Bulldogs. During the fall semester, all 18 of Drake’s teams achieved a 3.0 or better team GPA and 255 student-athletes earned at least a 3.0 grade point average. Below are the student-athletes scheduled to receive their diplomas this weekend. During the year’s earlier fall commencement, 20 student-athletes received their degrees. Here are those recipients.Men’s BasketballJacob Enevold – Radio & Television ProductionA.J. Rutter – Health Sciences – Summa Cum LaudeGraham Woodward – Marketingcenter_img Women’s BasketballCaitlin Ingle – Psychology – Magna Cum LaudeCortni Rush – Health SciencesFootballMichael Caradmone – PharmacyAndrew Clifford – Management/MarketingKyle Garcia – Management/MarketingJeremy Kahen – Management/MarketingJosh Lee – Computer ScienceGrant Menard – Law, Politics & Society/Marketing – Cum LaudeTony Petta – Health SciencesConley Wilkins – Entrepreneurial Management/ManagementAndrew Yarwood – Management/MarketingMen’s GolfKarter Smith – Management/Marketing – Magna Cum LaudeRowingGabrielle Brodek – Environmental Science – Cum LaudeKerstin Donat – International Relations – Magna Cum LaudeSarah Larson – Biology – Cum LaudeMen’s SoccerNick Manzoni – International Business/Marketing – Summa Cum LaudeLuke Mennen – MarketingAlex Prusa – Management/Marketing – Magna Cum Laude)Mueng Sunday – Finance – Cum LaudeAdam Weatherly – FinanceWomen’s SoccerKayla Armstrong – Marketing/ManagementBrooke Dennis – Health Sciences – Cum Laude)Sarah Grace Nicholson – Marketing/Management – Magna Cum Laude  Print Friendly Version This group of distinct and successful student-athletes include two Missouri Valley Conference Elite 18 Award winners, six who earned first team all-conference academic honors this past season and multiple MVC Scholar of the Week winners. Seven of the graduates are MVC Presidents Council Award honorees that have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.80 or better and nine will graduate either summa cum laude or magna cum laude.last_img

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