November 21, 2018

SEC Student-Athletes To Participate In Third Annual Career Tour

SEC student-athletes participate in annual Conference Career Tour, which has included visits to the Delta headquarters.
SEC student-athletes participate in annual Conference Career Tour, which has included visits to the Delta headquarters.

By: SEC Staff
SECU (Twitter: @TheSECU)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Nov. 21, 2018) — Twenty-eight current and former Southeastern Conference student-athletes will participate in the SEC Career Tour to be held in Atlanta Nov. 27-29. This marks the third consecutive year the Conference has invited student-athletes from each of its institutions to participate in the career tour leading up to the SEC Football Championship Game.

The goal of the career tour is to provide exposure for SEC student-athletes who are seeking career opportunities in various fields. The group is scheduled to visit the headquarters and meet with executives at several corporations in the Atlanta area including UPS, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, The Home Depot and the Atlanta Hawks organization.

Also included on the agenda is a dinner with SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey and presentations by Josh Foliart, former Arkansas football student-athlete and co-founder and CEO of the MULTIPLi Global, and Randy Hain, founder and president of Serviam Partners. Former Auburn swimming and diving student-athlete Beatriz Travalon and former Georgia women’s basketball student-athlete Haley Clark will engage the group in a panel discussion on how the SEC Career Tour helped them during their job search process.

SEC Career Tour attendees include Alabama’s Alize Ford (men’s track and field) and Chloe Maize (soccer); Arkansas’ Tamara Kuykendall (women’s track and field) and Sarah Shaffer (gymnastics); Auburn’s Bria Johnson (women’s basketball) and Casey McElroy (baseball); Florida’s Lexi Bolton (lacrosse) and Emily Petillo (lacrosse); Georgia’s Aaron Davis (football) and Katie Jackson (women’s track & field); Kentucky’s Glen Brown (men’s swimming and diving) and Sidney Dukes (gymnastics); LSU’s Dajour Braxton (men’s track and field) and Monica Dibildox (women’s golf); Ole Miss’ Thomas Dillard (baseball) and Tara Sullivan (soccer); Mississippi State’s Khristian Carr (volleyball) and Mitchell Storm (men’s basketball); Missouri’s Lauren Gaston (soccer) and Alexander Samples (baseball); South Carolina’s Jackson Smith (men’s swimming and diving) and Shannon Williams (beach volleyball); Tennessee’s Kathryn Cosgrove (rowing) and Trey Quealy (men’s cross country/track and field); Texas A&M’s Darby Gardner (equestrian) and Mateo Gonzalez Medina (men’s swimming and diving); and Vanderbilt’s Katherine Hornaday (women’s swimming and diving) and Lachlan McPhee (men’s tennis).