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Nnedi Okammor Receives Degree on Saturday

Nnedi Okammor Receives Degree on Saturday


GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Middle blocker Nnedi Okammor becomes one of UF’s newest alumna after she walks across the stage to receive her bachelor’s degree in Linguistics on Saturday at University of Florida’s commencement ceremonies happening inside the Exactech Arena.

Also graduating this fall are fifth years Anna Dixon and Kennedy Muff. Both transferred in to join the volleyball team for the 2023 season and are receiving Graduate Certificates.

Dixon earns a certificate in Sports Management after earning her undergraduate degree in Health Sciences from Missouri before joining the volleyball program during the 2023 spring semester. Muff is receiving a certificate in Social Media after earning her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Flagler University this past May.

 








                                                Fall 2023 Graduating Student-Athletes
Name College Major
Nnedi Okammor Liberal Arts and Sciences

 
Linguistics

 
Anna Dixon Health & Human Performance

 
Sport Event Management Graduate Certificate

 
Kennedy Muff Journalism & Communication

 
Social Media Graduate Certificate

 

 
Gator Grad Notes:

  • Okammor is a two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll recipient and was also part of the 2020 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll. In addition, the Carrollton, Texas native was a member of the 2022 SEC Championship team.
  • While enrolled at Missouri, Dixon was named to the 2021 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll and the All-SEC Team in 2020.
  • Muff earned several academic accolades at Flagler University:

    • Two-time CoSIDA (CSC) Academic All-District
    • Three-time PBC Presidential Honor Roll Gold Scholar
    • Three-time D2 ADA Award Recipient
    • Fall 2021 PBC Elite 16 Award (Highest Cumulative GPA in the Conference)
    • Graduated in Flagler College Honors Program (Offered to Top 5% of Class Only)

The three Gators are among more than 30 Florida student-athletes who completed their undergraduate degrees this fall. 

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