Jordan Bresler '14 is going to New Zealand to begin a year-long partnership with Athletes in Action. He will be working with college students on time management, study skills, leadership values, athletic skills, and youth ministry. A resident of California, Jordan was a sports medicine and coaching major. He was a member of the soccer team, a resident assistant and student ambassador. Jordan asks that you to keep him in your thoughts and prayers during his journey.

On Saturday, Nov. 22, Averett's IDA team A took home the Champion spot at Saint Andrews University against other Region One competitors. Along with the high-point team win, Averett riders Hannah Walters and Micah Andrews won the individual high point and reserve high point ribbons, respectively. For the complete review of the competition, please click here.

Senior Shayna Keen received her acceptance into the doctor of occupational therapy program at the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences at Mary Baldwin. Upon graduation from Averett, she will start the program in June 2015. Shayna is the first Averett student accepted under our new articulation agreement with Mary Baldwin. Congratulations, Shayna!

Our IHSA team competed on Saturday at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, placing fourth overall. The team took home four first place ribbons, four second place, two third place ribbons, three in fifth place, and one sixth place. To read more about the competition and learn who placed, click here to read the story from Jessica Stipic.

Congratulations, everyone! You made us proud this semester.

The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team competed at High Point University on Sunday, Oct. 19 and won their second high point team award. The Cougars will compete again on Nov. 2 at Elon University. To read more about the competition and who placed, click here for the web story.