Phoenix Student-Athletes Well Represented at May Commencement
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Saturday, May 14 marked the 2016 edition of UW-Green Bay’s annual spring commencement ceremony at the Kress Events Center. A number of Phoenix student-athletes graduated, and several associated with Green Bay Athletics received University honors.
An audience of 4,500 joined several hundred faculty, staff, dignitaries and proud family and friends in celebrating the achievements of the spring 2016 graduating class at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Saturday afternoon (May 14). About 953 students were eligible to participate in the program at the Kress Events Center. Chancellor Gary L. Miller presided over commencement, the 93rd in the institution’s 50-year history.
Photo galleries from commencement are also available on UW-Green Bay’s website:
Day in Photos
In addition to receiving diplomas on Saturday, seven Phoenix athletes received Leadership Awards for their contributions to the University in their time at Green Bay, while two were recipients of the Chancellor’s Medallion. Below is a list of the athletes that received the respective awards.
Leadership Award Recipients
Riley Garbe, Cross Country
Austin Gokey, Cross Country
Taylor Kasal, Volleyball
Ben Lindberg, Nordic Ski
Kyle Marshall, Nordic Ski
Howard Scott, Men’s Tennis
Austin Sturdivant, Swimming