VEGAS (December 18, 2018) – No less than 28 current and former UNLV student-athletes are eligible to take part in Tuesday’s annual Winter Commencement Ceremonies at the Thomas & Mack Center on campus.
To begin the celebration, the UNLV Athletics Department hosted its annual Senior Send-Off reception for graduates and their families this morning.
Some graduates have remaining eligibility and will compete for their respective teams again next season while pursuing either a master’s or second bachelor’s degree.
Overall, more than 2,000 UNLV undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to participate in this year’s Winter Commencement Ceremonies. Since 1964, UNLV has awarded nearly 136,000 degrees. See the full list below.
UNLV WINTER 2018 GRADUATES
Joe Armstrong, B.A. – Sociology
Garrett Poole, B.S. – Entrepreneurship
CHEER & DANCE
Franco Paraiso, B.A. – Multidisciplinary Studies
Taylor Lewis, B.S. – Health Care Administration
Sara Simpson, B.S. – Kinesiological Sciences
Dalton Baker, B.S.B.A. – Management
Jason Fao, B.A. – Criminal Justice
Nathan Guzman, B.A.- Economics
Gabe McCoy, B.A. – Interdisciplinary Studies
Evan Pantels, B.S.B.A. – Marketing
Jacob Rominger, B.S.B.A. – Management
Cody Scherff, B.S.B.A. – Marketing
Harry Hall, B.A. – Sociology
Nate Bohn, B.S. – Kinesiological Sciences
Guillermo Diaz, B.A. – Criminal Justice
Kieran Mills, B.A. – Economics
Dakota Blazak, B.A. – Graphic Design
Kaila Brinkman, B.A. – Sociology
Janine Petmecky, B.S. – Hospitality Management
Jadelyn Yadao-Valdez, B.S. – Kinesiological Sciences
MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING
Forrest Beesley, B.A. – Multidisciplinary Studies
Robert Gilchrist, B.S. – Kinesiological Sciences
James Piotrowski, B.S. – Computer Science
Francois Van Wynsberge, B.S. – Mechanical Engineering
WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING
Tessa Thull, B.S. Kinesiological Sciences
Alexandr Cozbinov, B.A. – Economics
WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD/CROSS COUNTRY
Amari Norris, B.A. – Communication Studies
Destiny Smith-Barnett, B.S. – Kinesiological Sciences
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