Lady Wildcat Basketball Team Honors Graduating Senior

Alison K. Van Matter is joined at midcourt by her parents and coach Matt Wilt (left) ...

... and by her Lady Wildcats teammates.

On Saturday, the Penn College women’s basketball team honored lone senior Alison K. Van Metter prior to the start of its game against Penn State Hazleton. Van Metter, an occupational therapy assistant major from Saylorsburg, is a three-year member of the squad and team captain for the past two. Off the court, Van Metter is a prominent member of the Student-Athletic Advisory Council, helping to run community-service projects and fundraisers, is a member of the Occupational Therapy Assistant Club and serves as a Presidential Student Ambassador. She is also a standout academically, having been named to the Penn State University Athletic Conference All-Academic team. After graduation, Van Metter plans to attend graduate school for occupational therapy and then begin a career as an occupational therapist in a pediatric cancer unit or pediatric prosthetics center.
Photos by Craig R. Urey, student photographer

Comments – 6 Comments

Congratulations, Ali!

Posted by Jeanne Kerschner at February 11, 2014 at 10:32 am

Way ‘da go, Ali!!!

Posted by Barb Natell at February 11, 2014 at 11:28 am

Congrats, Ali! I am very, very proud of you!

Posted by Maureen VM at February 12, 2014 at 11:55 am

Great occupation you’re heading into. Congratulations!

Posted by Uncle Rich at February 13, 2014 at 9:41 am

Congratulations, Ali!

Posted by Jaki Burress at February 13, 2014 at 9:47 am

Way to go, Ali…beauty, brains and athleticism! Congrats!

Posted by Mary Angela at February 15, 2014 at 8:05 am

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