Annual Student-Athlete Graduation Celebration

The Knights Celebrated 76 Graduating Student-Athletes Tuesday

Posted Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 4:11 PM

UCF Athletics honored 76 student-athletes Tuesday afternoon at the annual Student-Athlete Graduation Celebration. Senior Associate Athletics Director Dr. Eric A. Wood, Faculty Athletics Representative Dr. Manoj Chopra and Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Daniel J. White spoke to this year’s class of graduating Knights, commending them on their achievement in front of their coaches, as well as members of the UCF Athletics staff and administration.
Arjun Watane of the men’s tennis team and Brittany Solis of the softball team also spoke to their fellow graduates before each student-athlete was honored with medallion, the group took photos and everyone enjoyed lunch.

“This is the pinnacle of all the events that we celebrate,” Wood said. “It’s about the student-athletes and them achieving their ultimate goal of graduation.”

The University of Central Florida Commencement Ceremony for Spring 2017 will take place from Thursday, May 4 to Saturday, May 6 at CFE Arena.

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