APSU to celebrate military-affiliated students during basketball doubleheader Feb. 10
Clarksville, TN (02/05/2024) — CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Austin Peay State University (APSU) is gearing up for an evening of basketball, camaraderie and special recognitions on Feb. 10 during a thrilling doubleheader at F&M Bank Arena. The women's basketball team will face off against Jacksonville at 2 p.m., followed by the men's game against Queens at 4:15 p.m.
In addition to the on-court action, this event will also shine a spotlight on the University's commitment to supporting its military-affiliated students. The Military and Veteran's Affairs Division at APSU is set to honor six outstanding individuals during the doubleheader for their dedication, service and academic achievements.
Students receiving recognition include:
- A 23-year Army veteran and former Airborne Ranger infantryman from Clarksville, Tennessee.
- Pursuing a degree in business management and set to graduate in May 2024.
- APSU ROTC cadet and finance major from Nuremberg, Germany.
- Graduating in May 2024 and will commission as a second lieutenant in the Army.
- President of APSU's Student Veterans of America (SVA).
- An ROTC cadet hailing from Watertown, New York, pursuing a Master of Science in leadership and set to graduate in May 2024. After graduation, VanBrocklin will commission as a second lieutenant in the Army.
- A military child from Clarksville, Tennessee.
- Working toward her bachelor's degree and serving as a VA work-study student for the Newton Military Family Resource Center.
- A current military spouse and gold star spouse from San Diego, California.
- Majoring in nursing, she represents the resilience and strength of military families.
- An active-duty sergeant and instructor at The Sabalauski Air Assault School at Fort Campbell from Lincoln County, Nevada.
- Pursuing a degree in liberal arts, showcasing the dedication of military personnel to education.
The doubleheader event is part of the basketball program's Military Appreciation and LeadHer Nights, highlighting Austin Peay's commitment to recognizing and supporting the achievements of its military community. Attendees can expect an evening filled with competitive basketball, heartfelt tributes and a celebration of the diverse accomplishments of APSU's military-affiliated students.