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Field of Dreams

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KEYASIA TIBBS

ART STUDIES, BA '17

HOMETOWN:
ATLANTA, GEORGIA

SPORT:
TRACK AND FIELD

“I’m standing in the Sun Angel Track and Field Stadium in front of my triple jump school record banner. This is my favorite spot on campus. I first broke the triple jump school record my first year at Arizona State University, my sophomore year. Seeing the banner every day at practice is a visual motivation to continue working hard.”

“The thing that makes the picture so special to me is I remember the exact feelings and thoughts that were running through my head at the NCAA Division One Nationals. I knew I had to give it my all and literally jump for success. I’ve made tremendous improvement in the triple jump at ASU and I’m looking forward to breaking the record this upcoming season!”

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VILIAMI "LAIU" MOEAKIOLA

EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, BAE '16; SPORTS LAW AND BUSINESS, MSLB '18

HOMETOWN:
EULESS, TEXAS

SPORT:
FOOTBALL

“I chose to take my photo in front of ASU’s Biodesign Institute because it’s home to some of the most innovative work on campus, and it symbolizes the way I plan on helping solve social issues in my home town of Euless, Texas.”

“In my community, people struggle to find the necessary resources to better themselves, whether that be pursuing higher education or general government assistance. I want to be innovative in solving current issues in my community, similar to the way the Biodesign Institute uses new technology to solve modern problems.”

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EDMOND BOATENG

ART STUDIES, BA '16; INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, MA '19

HOMETOWN:
FAIRFAX, VIRGINA

SPORT:
FOOTBALL

“This location in front of the art and design buildings has meant a lot to me throughout my years here at Arizona State. To the unaware, all that is seen is another part of the ASU campus. Yet, to me, I see my transition between the Art School and the Design School.”

“The community of the Herberger Institute has embraced me with open arms as I attained my bachelor’s degree in arts studies, and as I reach my goal of attaining a master’s in industrial design. This area not only represents a middle ground of my journey but also a physical milestone of my growth”

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ALEXANDRA OSBORNE

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, BS '17

HOMETOWN:
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

SPORT:
TENNIS

“I’m standing in front of the Whiteman Tennis Centre...my home away from home and the epicenter of my journey at ASU. The tennis center is my ‘ground zero’ where my travels and experiences as a Sun Devil student-athlete stem from. It is from here that I have been able to leap into other amazing aspects of my life and experience opportunities beyond my wildest dreams!”

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LUCY LARA

COMMUNICATION, BA '15; SPORTS LAW AND BUSINESS, MSLB '16

HOMETOWN:
SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS

SPORT:
SOCCER

“It is here where I started, and it is here where I ended this chapter in my life. The ASU soccer stadium gave me the opportunity to become the woman I am today. I have sweat blood and tears with my best friends, and I would not have wanted my college experience any other way.”

“Through soccer I was able to express myself, overcome poverty and violence, and start my life the way I want it. Through hard work, sacrifice, and faith, I was able to accomplish so many things on my own. I will forever be in debt to ASU and its soccer program, because it changed my life and family’s life forever. Even though I’ve played my last soccer game, I will always be a Sun Devil!”

Sun Devil Athletics scholarships support more than 550 student athletes at ASU.

To learn more about supporting scholar-athletes, contact Scott Nelson, senior associate athletic director, at scott.d.nelson@asu.edu or 480-965-6972.


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