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Student Athletes — Scholars all

During Wednesday night’s men’s basketball game between NC State and Virginia Tech, a record 260 Wolfpack student-athletes were recognized for their academic work last fall.

Among the athletes  honored in the Caterpillar-NC State Scholar Athlete Program, 137 made the dean’s list and three have been nominated for ACC post-graduate scholarships. NC State has produced more post-graduate scholars than any school in the ACC, a total of 54 over the last 30 years.

In addition, the 10 athletes with the highest grade point averages were spotlighted. They have each been at NC State for a minimum of five semesters and have some of the highest GPA at the university.

•Whitney Barnette, cheerleading,  biomedical engineering with a 3.945 GPA.
•Amy Depasquale, gymnastics, English education with a 4.0 GPA.
•Kimberlee Durham, women’s basketball, double major in business management and arts applications with a 3.996 GPA.
•Christopher Goodell, cheerleading, double major in biological sciences and French with a 4.0 GPA.
•Akash Gujarati, men’s tennis, electrical engineering with a 4.0 GPA.
•Brittney Hardiman, gymnastics, double major in sport management and business management with a 3.952 GPA.
•Brian Himelright, men’s cross country, technology education with a 4.0 GPA.
•Linzy Martinelli, cheerleading, elementary education with a 4.0 GPA.
•Cora Shull, women’s cross country, mathematics education with a 4.0 GPA
•Zane Tharakan, men’s soccer, business management with a 4.0 GPA.

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