Caitria Bowen, daughter of Wayne and Jody Bowen, is from Schuylkill Haven, PA. In addition to basketball, she played volleyball and softball for Penn State and received the USCAA All - Academic Award for 5 semesters. Cat will continue on to University Park to continue her education in Speech Pathology, and she then plans to attend graduate school. "I would like to thank my family, friends, teammates and coaches for always supporting and pushing me to do my best. I am so thankful for all the memories made over the past four years. I love you all."
Erin Luckenbill, daughter of AnnMarie Riccio and Robert Luckenbill, is from Pottsville, PA. In addition to basketball, she played softball for Penn State (and earned first team all American, and first team all PSUAC for softball). Erin will be graduating in May with a degree in Psychology, and plans to continue on to graduate school for clinical psychology as well as earn her teaching certificate. "I would like to thank all my loved ones, friends, and teammates for all the love and support throughout my four years."
Joelle Moyer, daughter of Ann and Robert Moyer, is from Cressona, PA. In addition to basketball, she played softball for Penn State and volunteers at the Schuylkill County Therapeutic Riding Program. She was Female Scholar Athlete of the Year, all PSU honorable mention, and earned the USCAA All-Academic Award for 6 semesters. Joelle will be graduating in May with a degree in Business Marketing Management. After graduation, she will be a district manager for Vecktor Marketing in the Lehigh Valley Territory. "I would like to thank my parents, family members, friends, and all my loved ones for their support over the past four years and helping me become the person I am today. I would also like to thank my coaches and teammates for being my second family, and making my last season one to remember, I love you guys."
Makenna Rushannon, daughter of Charles and April Rushannon, is from Pottsville, PA. In addition to basketball, she played softball for Penn State. Makenna will be graduating in May with a degree in Criminal Justice, and she plans to attend the State Police Academy or Correctional Officer Academy. She was the MVP of the Northampton Community College Tournament and PSUAC Player of the Week. "I want to thank my family and friends for supporting me, especially my parent who have been my number one fans since day one. Also, my teammates, coaches, and Trainer Kate for all they have done for me. Love you all." Nicole Sacco Nicole Sacco, daughter of the late Phil and MaryEllen Sacco, is from Shenandoah, PA. In addition to basketball, she played volleyball and softball for Penn State, and is a member of the Biology National Honor Society. Nicole will be graduating in May with a degree in biology and plans to pursue a career as a medical sales rep. "Team is just a fancy word for family. Thank you for dealing with my attitude, making me laugh, giving me lots of memories, but most of all, thanks for being my family."
Alexandra Sheidy, daughter of Michael and Kelli Sheidy, is from Schuylkill Haven, PA. In addition to Cheer, she is a member of the honors program, and the treasurer of Tri Beta Biological Honor Society. Ally will be graduating in May with a degree in biology, and plans to attend a Physician's Assistant program to further her career in healthcare. "First and foremost, I would like to thank my parents, professors, and friends and family for all the support and help that they have given me along the way, I couldn't have done it without them. I would also like to thank all of the cheerleaders for making my time as a cheerleader here at Penn State Schuylkill better than I could have ever wished for."
Kody Jacoby, son of Tori and Eric Sample, is from Salisbury, MD. Kody is part of the 1,000 point club, is the Penn State Schuylkill All – Time leading scorer, the 2016-2017 Male Scholar Athlete, 1st Team USCAA All American. Kody is majoring in business management and plans to continue his education here at PSU Schuylkill. Kody is supported tonight by his mom and his brothers, Elijah and Kaden.