Kady Harris to further education at East Tennessee State University

by Billy Chandler

Kady Harris of Saltville, Va. will receive a bachelor’s degree in sport management.

Harris will graduate with the class of 2024. “Emory & Henry has allowed me to engage in hands-on learning in and out of the classroom,” she said. “The health and human performance department has provided me with the skills, knowledge and experience that I will need to prepare me for the professional setting.”

Harris is involved with campus recreation. She is thankful for the influence of campus recreation director Rakeem Rutherford. “Rakeem Rutherford has been a mentor to me throughout my campus recreation career,” said Harris.

Harris appreciates the faculty and staff at Emory & Henry for shaping her into the learner and student she is today. “All of the faculty members in the health and human performance department have encouraged me throughout my academic career.”

Following graduation, Harris will attend graduate school at East Tennessee State University where she will work as a graduate assistant of fitness.

Our Emory & Henry seniors are preparing to graduate and change the world. See our seniors’ success stories at www.emoryhenry.edu/commencement

“Build relationships with your professors. They are here to provide support for you and your academic success.”

—Kady Harris ’24

Location:

Saltville, Va

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