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More Than A Dozen Student-Athletes Earn Degrees

(NSU NEWSROOM---Jan. 10, 2014)--Fifteen Norfolk State University student-athletes received their bachelor’s degrees at the University’s winter commencement ceremony in December.

The graduates include seven former Spartan football players, three from the baseball program, two from women's basketball, and one each from the men's basketball, women's tennis and bowling programs. The list also includes two who earned summa cum laude honors: Rebecca Graff from the women's tennis program and Jessica Overton from women's bowling.

The graduates were:

Women’s Basketball

Genor Dalton, Computer Science

Batavia Owens, Business Education

Men’s Basketball

Quasim Pugh, Interdisciplinary Studies


Dennis Brown, Marketing

Marcus Center, Entrepreneurship

Marquis Cuffee, Biology

Dwight Fluker-Berry, Interdisciplinary Studies

Joseph Hawkins, Interdisciplinary Studies

Blake Matthews, Interdisciplinary Studies

Ronald Terrell Whitehead, Interdisciplinary Studies


Quinn Bright, Interdisciplinary Studies

Chris Horne, Business Management

John Lynch, Interdisciplinary Studies

Women’s Tennis

Rebecca Graff, Business Management


Jessica Overton, Elementary Education

*Information courtesy of Norfolk State University Office of Sports Information

Jessica Overton, Elementary Education

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