27 Student-Athletes Receive Degrees at May GraduationMay 11, 2007
By Christie Faircloth-Dixon, Student-Athlete Success Coordinator
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Twenty-seven student-athletes received undergraduate and graduate degrees on Saturday, May 5, 2007 at Charleston Southern’s commencement ceremonies at the North Charleston Coliseum.
Several Bucs received special recognition at commencement, including Allen Batiste, who was commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Batiste is the first four year student athlete to complete CSU’s Air Force ROTC program.
Women’s golfer Morgan Fuqua, who graduated cum laude, was also recognized as a member of the Alpha Chi Honor Society.
Other Bucs graduating with distinction were Katie Crona (Women’s Soccer) cum laude; Erica McCoy (Women’s Basketball) magna cum laude; Adam Sieg (Men’s Golf) cum laude; and Matthew Steele (Baseball) magna cum laude.
Jovan Jegdic, a former member of the Men’s Basketball team, received his Master of Business Administration. Jovan received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the university in December 2005.
The following is a list of all of the CSU athletes who graduated May 5.
Bachelor of Arts:
*Katie Crona (Women’s Soccer) – Major: Business Management Minor: Political Science
Karen Knight (Women’s Soccer) – Major: Communications Minor: Business Administration
Ryan Robertson (Football) – Major: Business Management Minor: Communications
Meryam Tazi (Women’s Tennis) – Major: Communications Minor: Business Administration
Bachelor of Science:
^^ Allen Batiste (Men’s Cross Country & Track) – Major: PE Minor: Aerospace Studies
Jonathan Dean (Men’s Tennis) – Major: PE Minor: Business Administration
*Morgan Fuqua (Women’s Golf) – Major: Chemistry Minor: Mathematics
Ebony George (Women’s Cross Country & Track) – Major: Biology w/ Professional Emphasis Minor: Chemistry Pre-Medicine Program
Shawn Hall (Men’s Golf) – Major: Business – Accounting Emphasis Minor: Economics
DeAndre Harrison (Football) – Major: PE Minor: Biology
Amber James (Women’s Basketball) – Major: Sociology Minors: Business & Psychology
% Erica McCoy (Women’s Basketball) – Majors: Athletic Training & Biology w/ Professional Emphasis
Marvin McHellon (Football) – Major: Business w/ Finance Emphasis
Michael Mead (Baseball) – Major: PE Minor: Business
Anthony Moore (Football) – Major: Business w/ Finance Emphasis Minor: Psychology
Lauren San Martin (Volleyball) – Major: Psychology Minor: Sociology
Noel Schoenberger (Women’s Golf) – Major: PE Minor: Biology
George Shaw (Football) – Major: Business Management Information Systems Minor: Religion
Jenni Shepherd (Volleyball) – Majors: PE & Biology w/ Professional Emphasis
*Adam Sieg (Men’s Golf) – Major: Biochemisry Minor: Mathematics Pre-Pharmacy program
%Matthew Steele (Baseball) – Major: Athletic Training Minor: Religion
D.J. Throneburg – Major: Sociology Minor: Psychology
Keena Wicker (Women’s Basketball) – Major: Psychology Minors: Business & Sociology
Chris Widing (Baseball) – Major: PE Minor: Biology
Vekiza Williams (Women’s Track) – Major: Psychology Minor: PE
Jillian Worby (Volleyball) – Major: Social Science Minor: Humanities
Master of Business Administration
Jovan Jegdic (Men’s Basketball)
* cum laude
% magna cum laude
^^ Air Force ROTC